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NES Classic Series: Xevious (gba) 2.99 EB B&M


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#1 Roufuss

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Posted 05 June 2005 - 10:40 PM

Found this at EB way up high on the shelf.

Not a bad price for a decent little shooter, the cheapest price I've ever seen on it.

#2 slidecage

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Posted 05 June 2005 - 10:41 PM

is this local price or nationwide price

#3 Roufuss

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Posted 05 June 2005 - 10:44 PM

is this local price or nationwide price


Pricetag said 2.99 and it came up in the computer as such.

It was very high up on the shelf at EB... you wouldn't have known it was there unless you were specifically looking for it.

#4 CoffeeEdge

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Posted 05 June 2005 - 10:54 PM

New?!?

Xevious is one of my favorite games, and I've been wanting this so bad, but promised myself I'd wait till is was less than $9.99.
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#5 Strider Turbulence

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Posted 05 June 2005 - 10:56 PM

Woo-hoo! Sounds like another one of those crazy temp markdowns EB likes to do. I'll have to ask my friend tommorow if anything else dropped to $10 and under.

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#6 dcfox

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Posted 05 June 2005 - 10:56 PM

I caught that price at two separate EBs in my area too. So I'm guessing it could be nationwide. And it was new.

#7 Roufuss

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Posted 05 June 2005 - 10:58 PM

New?!?

Xevious is one of my favorite games, and I've been wanting this so bad, but promised myself I'd wait till is was less than $9.99.


Yep, brand new.

At this particular EB, there are a ton of cheap games for all systems as soon as you walk in. It was on this wall, wayyyyy up top on the shelf - you can barely see the pricetag.

It's been this price for a few days now, my friend told me Thursday but I didn't confirm it until today, and didn't want to post the deal until I saw it for myself.

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Posted 05 June 2005 - 11:04 PM

I'm getting this either today or tomorrow for sure cause I used to play this all the time on my old NES.

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Posted 05 June 2005 - 11:10 PM

I'll pay $5 for someone to pick this up for me and ship it my way. I'd really appreciate it.

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Posted 05 June 2005 - 11:49 PM

This is nationwide and I think it's a pretty old deal. I thought it was posted in the past so that's why I didn't post it. I've seen it at this price for like 2 weeks. They're trying to clearance it out. I haven't gotten one as I already own one from a Kmart sale for $6.

#11 David85

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Posted 06 June 2005 - 01:01 AM

Yep, brand new.
It was on this wall, wayyyyy up top on the shelf - you can barely see the pricetag.


Mine is shirt and none of the games are on shelves higher than 4-5 feet.
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#12 CouRageouS

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Posted 06 June 2005 - 01:18 AM

Nice find, I'll hit up EB tomorrow. Thanks!
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Posted 06 June 2005 - 01:18 AM

i dont even think my Ebgames carries new Gba anymore they got all the older gameboys in a stand up glass case... will look tomorrow ... then again not even sure if its worth 3 bucks : )

i got to ship my Zelda collectors ed and harvest moon out tomorrow and there is a post office in the mall about 3 shops down from the eb. will run in there tomorrow and report of there was any major drops as well

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Posted 06 June 2005 - 01:45 AM

Just out of curiosity, how does the NES Xevious stack up to the arcade version? They seem the same.

Damn you xevious...

Damn you Xevious... damn you to hell.....

Damn you Xevious be quiet.

So you know EBM? Damn you Xevious...




#15 RelentlessRolento

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Posted 06 June 2005 - 01:45 AM

picking up! hell yeah!

#16 evo t rex

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Posted 06 June 2005 - 01:51 AM

Found this at EB way up high on the shelf.

Not a bad price for a decent little shooter, the cheapest price I've ever seen on it.



AT LAST!! It's finally the price it should have been released at!

Rejoice!

(At least until Nintendo released Donkey Kong Country 3 for $35 and says 'Look, a NEW game! Aren't we great?')

#17 mkelehan

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Posted 06 June 2005 - 02:46 AM

Yeah, it's not too bad. You'll easily get $3 out of it... but remember that it's included in the next Namco collections for both home consoles and PSP.

#18 BIG5

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Posted 06 June 2005 - 02:52 AM

Eh, maybe worth a trip to the mall, but I've never played the game.

#19 Angry Man

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Posted 06 June 2005 - 02:55 AM

Nice, I might have to try and score one.

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#20 Roufuss

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Posted 06 June 2005 - 03:00 AM

It feels good to finally give a noteworthy deal back to the community =D

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Posted 06 June 2005 - 03:59 PM

Keep in mind the GBA release of Namco 50th Anniversary is going to have the original arcade verison.

Which pisses me off because I already own this, Pacman Collection, and Namco Museum... but I still REALLY want Mappy.

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Posted 06 June 2005 - 04:10 PM

got last one probally will trade it off in a week or two (should be bored with it by then)

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Posted 06 June 2005 - 09:40 PM

great game... use to play this at my cousins house on the old NES many moons ago.

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Posted 06 June 2005 - 09:55 PM

now if only ice climber would drop to this price

#25 Nirvanaguy777

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Posted 06 June 2005 - 09:56 PM

Ill make sure to check this one out.
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#26 CoffeeEdge

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Posted 07 June 2005 - 12:04 AM

Yes! Just scored the last sealed copy of the NES Classic I've been meaning to buy since it came out. I love this game so much...one of my all-time faves.
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#27 shady859

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Posted 07 June 2005 - 12:49 AM

i dont think i've ever played it. HMM wonder if my eb has it.

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Posted 07 June 2005 - 12:57 AM

Keep in mind the GBA release of Namco 50th Anniversary is going to have the original arcade verison.

Which pisses me off because I already own this, Pacman Collection, and Namco Museum... but I still REALLY want Mappy.


Actually, according to their website, it won't.

http://www.namco.com.../namcomuseum50/

"Game Boy Advance version includes Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man, Galaga, Dig Dug and Bosconian games."

Basically, GBA Namco Museum-Pole Position+Pac-Man and Bosconian.

#29 purpleshaman

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Posted 07 June 2005 - 01:03 AM

Is this for it new or used?

I checked two EBs near me and they were both $10 for it. :/

#30 Roufuss

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Posted 07 June 2005 - 01:13 AM

Is this for it new or used?

I checked two EBs near me and they were both $10 for it. :/


Did they scan it?

It scans up as 2.99... the copy the guy brought for me out of the back was marked 9.99, however, but scanned up at 2.99.