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#1 quadomatic

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Posted 18 February 2008 - 09:24 PM

I figure I'm not the only one that wants to save some cash buying Brawl on launch. I figure we should compile all the coupons and deals that can be used to get the game cheap on launch.

http://www.cheapassg...ad.php?t=171563
-10% off Coupon for BestBuy
http://www.cheapassg...ad.php?t=171110
-10% off Coupon for Gamestop/EB Games
http://www.gamestop....s/trade-ins.asp
-20% Trade in Bonus towards SSB:Brawl at Gamestop/EB Games
http://www.cheapassg...ad.php?t=172792
-Trade in 2 select Wii games, get Brawl for $9.99 (trade in 2 copies of Heatseeker, $10 to $15 each at Circuit City)
http://www.strikeban...35273#post35273
-$10 off $50 at Play-Asia.com

Buy 4 copies of Pimp My Ride for $30 and trade in to GameRush for $60

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#2 briandadude

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Posted 18 February 2008 - 09:29 PM

I pre-ordered my copy the other day at Circuit City.

I used my gamer's card to save 10% and then you get a $10 gift card when you pick it up.

#3 OnChkMnDS

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Posted 18 February 2008 - 09:30 PM

10% Gamestop Coupon
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#4 Akridsky

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Posted 18 February 2008 - 09:32 PM

Gamestop has 20% extra trade-in credit towards SSB:B.

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Posted 18 February 2008 - 09:35 PM

fye is giving a bonus $5 off a future purchase coupon when you reserve. Plus you can save ~$5 if you have the Backstage Pass discount.
Thread for that: http://www.cheapassg...ad.php?t=171462

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#6 quadomatic

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Posted 18 February 2008 - 09:45 PM

Gamestop has 20% extra trade-in credit towards SSB:B.


Is that on any games?
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#7 62t

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Posted 18 February 2008 - 09:46 PM

better yet $10 gift card at Circuit City

#8 Akridsky

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Posted 18 February 2008 - 09:50 PM

Is that on any games?


No. Just Smash Bros, Devil May Cry 4, GTA IV and Lost Odessey. They are the Power Trades and don't require a coupon (although, you do need to mention it at checkout). There will be a sign hanging in the store with the four games listed on it. This has been going on for, at least, a month. I just called them and verified that it's still active.

#9 quadomatic

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Posted 18 February 2008 - 09:52 PM

No. Just Smash Bros, Devil May Cry 4, GTA IV and Lost Odessey. They are the Power Trades and don't require a coupon (although, you do need to mention it at checkout). There will be a sign hanging in the store with the four games listed on it. This has been going on for, at least, a month. I just called them and verified that it's still active.


Thanks, found it on the gamestop site too. But, after checking CagWiki, the games I would trade in are next to worthless (maybe $1 each) so I'd be better off selling the games online to get some cash for Brawl.
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#10 jaso

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Posted 18 February 2008 - 10:10 PM

I posted this somewhere else.

Relating to the 20% extra trade credit at Gamestop, you get 30% with your Edge card. I traded in Mario Galaxy for $39 and put it towards Brawl. Cost me 11 bucks out of pocket. It was a good deal considering I got Galaxy with the free $25 gift card at Toys R Us.

#11 jeremywoods

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Posted 18 February 2008 - 10:19 PM

been hesitant to preorder this waiting for any deals to come thru. but it doesnt really seem like theres guna be any. so im probably jus guna wait til it comes out and pick it up at a local best buy or something.

you guys think the stores are guna run outta stock??

basically, to preorder or not to preorder?

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#12 NightNinja7

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Posted 18 February 2008 - 10:20 PM

10% Gamestop Coupon


is there a particular link for this?

#13 djkunai

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Posted 18 February 2008 - 10:21 PM

Buy 4 copies of Pimp My Ride at Circuit City for $30 and trade them into GameRush for $60 to pay off your copy.
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#14 quadomatic

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Posted 18 February 2008 - 10:21 PM

is there a particular link for this?


They occasionally email these. Not sure of a link though.

The one currently posted here expires February 29th.
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#15 jtdragon

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Posted 18 February 2008 - 11:11 PM

Hope TRU does something like they did last fall with Galaxy...

#16 NightNinja7

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 12:38 AM

They occasionally email these. Not sure of a link though.

The one currently posted here expires February 29th.


ah sounds good, gotta look for that thread now and hope it updates. Thanks.

#17 Bavgate

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 12:45 AM

ah sounds good, gotta look for that thread now and hope it updates. Thanks.


Here's the link for the current 2/29 exp. date:

http://www.cheapassg...ad.php?t=171110

#18 quadomatic

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 12:48 AM

ah sounds good, gotta look for that thread now and hope it updates. Thanks.



Ah, apparently you could use that to preorder brawl...nice. I think I'll go for that and maybe do trade in credit. Maybe that'll take the price down to the $30s
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#19 quadomatic

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 03:19 AM

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#20 Jasonlydon

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 03:52 AM

I went with CC for my pre-order - certainly the best deal for anyone that is not trading away games.

#21 BowserClownCar

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 04:17 AM

Any news if TRU is offering any pre-order or pick-up bonus?

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 04:36 AM

Anybody know if any of these particular stores will have midnight releases?

I figured Gamestop will, but don't want to go the trade route.

I gotta get the game at midnight, and will just go to Wal-Mart if nothing else is open.

#23 burningrom2

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 04:37 AM

im going to hold my breath for a better deal. but the $36 (or $39 w/ edge card) trade in value for mario galaxy at eb is great

#24 yowoe

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 04:50 AM

I am pretty sure ToysRUs will offer the best deal again. I think they offered the SMG deals solely to have people wait for the SSBB deal that will inevitably be the same or maybe better than the SMG one (25$ GC w/purchase, or Buy SMG, GOWIIGMFREE)- the main goal of ToysRUs ads is to get people in the store and purchasing only from them.

#25 yowoe

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 04:51 AM

im going to hold my breath for a better deal. but the $36 (or $39 w/ edge card) trade in value for mario galaxy at eb is great



And the $4 gas/subway beats Ebay? Nope.

#26 briandadude

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 05:30 AM

I am pretty sure ToysRUs will offer the best deal again. I think they offered the SMG deals solely to have people wait for the SSBB deal that will inevitably be the same or maybe better than the SMG one (25$ GC w/purchase, or Buy SMG, GOWIIGMFREE)- the main goal of ToysRUs ads is to get people in the store and purchasing only from them.


I could be wrong, but I doubt TRU will have a deal as good as the one on SMG.
TRU offered the gift card because it was just before the holiday season and they wanted parents to come back and buy all of their gifts from TRU while redeeming their gift cards. Offering such an incentive hurts their bottom line if people do not come back spend as excessively as the marketing guys are hoping.

The goal of every advertisement for every company is to increase sales.

#27 WatchdogXC

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 05:35 AM

I'm hoping TRU has something good. Either way I'll probably end up using my $25 gift card from Galaxy on it then.

#28 yowoe

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 05:43 AM

Its just that its been a while since the last B2G1 sales from TRU, and it doesn't hurt to wait for the week or s before launch to see what the ads will hold.

#29 NAmato

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 05:47 AM

Any news if TRU is offering any pre-order or pick-up bonus?


I crossed the border to NH last weekend (no sales tax!) and picked up a Wii at the Salem TRU. The employees were pushing Brawl pre-orders pretty hard claiming they already had taken over 180 and didn't plan on being able to get more than around 200 copies, "if you don't pre-order it you won't get it" blah blah blah. However, they claimed if you put down the $5 for the pre-order, you could get any other in stock Wii game 50% off when you pick up and pay for Brawl (I believe they said it had to be within the week following the release date). Checked quickly online and found no mention of this deal elsewhere so highly YMMV...but it can't hurt to ask.

#30 monkeydeew

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 06:30 AM

get it used at gs/eb for 5$ less + 10% coupon