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[Canada] Wal-Mart: Xbox 360 HD-DVD Add-on - $19.88


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#1 Firestorm

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 07:31 AM

I need to find this.

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#2 GuardianFlash

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 07:40 AM

For the price of a large pizza delivered to my door.

I use the Xbox 360 HDDVD player to play DVDs, so I won't have to take my game out when watching movies. $19.99 well worth it. If you plug it into your computer you can burn a movie/cd/dvd with one drive, and watch a dvd/HDDVD with your HDDVD player. Transformers on HDDVD is nice watching it over and over again. Good luck finding one Firestorm.
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#4 craig64

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 04:22 PM

That is nuts! If I go to Walmart any time soon I'm definitely going to check for this. Thanks for the heads up!


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Posted 17 May 2008 - 05:40 PM

well get one and keep it . In 50 years they will be worth a fortune.

#6 Nukkus

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 06:16 PM

i just bought the last one in Atlantic Canada! Wal-Mart in Dartmouth Crossing is now bare of all HD-DVD awesomeness!
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#7 mahjongmaniac1

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 06:19 PM

well, dead format or not, the 360 remote control alone retails for $25-30.

the bonus KK movie and add-on player would be like icing on the cake :D

most WM should be all cleared out of these players by now. YMMV

#8 Kekumba

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 06:31 PM

Hmm, I'll take a look later. Are their any deals on HD DVD's at Wal-Mart right now (hell, anywhere)?

#9 mahjongmaniac1

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 06:33 PM

Hmm, I'll take a look later. Are their any deals on HD DVD's at Wal-Mart right now (hell, anywhere)?



spking of HD-DVDs, did WM actually put them on clearance... ? after that initial (crappy) sale of HD movies (e.g. Pan's Labyrinth and other titles for $7, Troy DC for $15), the next time i went back the shelves were empty. was told they sent them all back to MFR :cry:

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Posted 18 May 2008 - 02:05 AM

Nothing at Kanata Centrum. In fact, the cheapest HD DVD I saw was $19.99, some others still being full price at $33, $35, etc..

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Posted 18 May 2008 - 02:34 AM

Hmm, I gotta find one.
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#12 Firestorm

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Posted 18 May 2008 - 02:52 AM

Hmm, I'll take a look later. Are their any deals on HD DVD's at Wal-Mart right now (hell, anywhere)?


Rogers Video is clearing them out at $9.99 and less I think.

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Posted 18 May 2008 - 07:19 AM

lol I just bought it at FS for 49.99 time to go to FS and get 30$ back. what a deal... upconverter/HD DVD player (/hd dvd ripper for pc hee hee) for 20 bucks.


and 500GB HD's are like 80$ now huh... interesting :p

#14 Azumangaman

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Posted 18 May 2008 - 12:04 PM

Rogers has them at 9.99, and it might be YMMV (not sure), but mine also applied the BOGO to the HDDVDS.

#15 Winnopeg

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Posted 18 May 2008 - 05:29 PM

Only one location in Winnipeg has any (McPhillips), and they're still at $200. :( Would printing out that receipt and taking it to BB/FF work, despite the different provinces?

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Posted 18 May 2008 - 06:13 PM

Rogers Video is clearing them out at $9.99 and less I think.

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#17 Phorty Ounce

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Posted 18 May 2008 - 07:27 PM

On a side note, will these HD DVD drives read games? My current 360 drive is acting pissy these days.
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Posted 18 May 2008 - 07:33 PM

On a side note, will these HD DVD drives read games? My current 360 drive is acting pissy these days.


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Posted 18 May 2008 - 07:46 PM

BLAST.

It's all Roman's fault. I put in GTA IV, and got his clingy ass phoning me to grab a bite to eat since his fat ass can't pay for that shit. Then the dirty disc read error pops up, and I am like what the Fuck?
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#20 Nukkus

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Posted 18 May 2008 - 10:21 PM

today it Rogers i picked up Constantine and Harry Potter 1-5. $30 bloody well spent :)
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Posted 19 May 2008 - 01:36 AM

BLAST.

It's all Roman's fault. I put in GTA IV, and got his clingy ass phoning me to grab a bite to eat since his fat ass can't pay for that shit. Then the dirty disc read error pops up, and I am like what the Fuck?


maybe it's not your xbox...my disk has been doing the same thing. It's only GTA doing it aswell
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Posted 19 May 2008 - 02:12 AM

I've been contemplating either exchanging it or goozexing it and buying a new copy. I don't know if it's my xbox or the disk but I am starting to think it's the disk. The disk is flawless though.
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Posted 19 May 2008 - 02:18 AM

Only one location in Winnipeg has any (McPhillips), and they're still at $200. :( Would printing out that receipt and taking it to BB/FF work, despite the different provinces?


Did they scan it? It should be nationwide. You can try the receipt, but most Future Shop and Best Buys are sold out.

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Posted 19 May 2008 - 06:35 AM

I checked Capilano and Clairview for these today....the guy at Capilano told me they just sold out of them.


#25 Nukkus

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Posted 19 May 2008 - 03:11 PM

i just cleared out another rogers video, i got:

I Now Pronounce You Chuck And Larry
The Bourne Identity
Blades of Glory
Oceans 13

all at $5 each, preowned.

Choose Wal-Mart for your player, and Rogers Video for all your HD-DVD needs! Woot!
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#26 Revelation44

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Posted 19 May 2008 - 03:50 PM

I tried to get Futureshop to PM the drive yesterday but they wouldn't because they couldn't find a walmart that had stock and that could verify the price...
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Posted 19 May 2008 - 09:04 PM

I checked Capilano and Clairview for these today....the guy at Capilano told me they just sold out of them.


Saved me a trip... I saw at least one at Capilano, and was wondering if it was kicking around still. Picked up 10 HD DVDs for $5 each from Rogers, now I actually want to find the player!:lol:
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Posted 19 May 2008 - 11:43 PM

Did they scan it? It should be nationwide. You can try the receipt, but most Future Shop and Best Buys are sold out.

No, I had just called. I think I might try that tomorrow, though... I actually really want one of these.

#29 Firestorm

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Posted 20 May 2008 - 02:48 AM

I'm finally gonna have time to go out tomorrow. I might call around. Ugh, stupid Vancouver not allowing a Wal-Mart in the city. I have to go out pretty far. I hear both Lougheed and New West are sold out so it's probably gonna be Capilano or Guildford...

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Posted 20 May 2008 - 03:00 AM

If you're willing to pay the extra $10 I think my Walmart might have one still.
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