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Maybe only in Philly: 50% off Games at FYE


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#1 ericsmithrocks

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Posted 27 June 2008 - 06:00 PM

Not sure if this is only a Philadelphia thing, but the FYE here is having a crazy game liquidation sale. Lots of XBox, PS2, Gamecube, and even some old PSX games are all 50% off in huge bins.

The PSX games all come in triples and were $7.50 a 3 pack.

Managed to score a copy of FF8 and FF9 in one of those $7.50 packs, as well as a limited edition of Wild Arms 5 for the PS2 in a nice looking box for $10.

#2 kearns710

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Posted 27 June 2008 - 07:01 PM

where at in philly? im in delco

#3 plasticbathmonki

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Posted 27 June 2008 - 07:07 PM

Might have to swing by FYE after work. Can anyone else verify?

#4 FasterTTW

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Posted 27 June 2008 - 08:09 PM

yeah, which FYE was this?

#5 ericsmithrocks

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Posted 27 June 2008 - 08:41 PM

It's the giant FYE in Center City, Broad & Chestnut Sts. :)

Hope you guys grab some good finds.

#6 schulerbob

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Posted 27 June 2008 - 10:31 PM

Ill have to check it out after work sometime soon.

#7 lilboo

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Posted 27 June 2008 - 11:12 PM

Really? I go there a few times.
Damn I should have checked it out. Hopefully some shit's available on Monday.

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#8 konamifan2002

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Posted 27 June 2008 - 11:20 PM

Salt lake city utah has 75% off all transfered games, bought jurassic park opperation genesis for $2.50 kirby canvas curse for 5 bucks, i bought about 30 games lol.

#9 gkrykewy

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Posted 27 June 2008 - 11:30 PM

Thanks - I'll walk over there tomorrow. Were there other FF8/9 sets, or did you snag the only one?

#10 feek

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Posted 27 June 2008 - 11:52 PM

Hmm, damn. I'm pretty close (south philly). Is there anything good, current gen?

#11 wratih9

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 12:27 AM

Hmm, I think I will have to check that out at my local FYE, hopefully they have something similar going on.
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#12 mikefavata

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 08:52 PM

hell of a deal.

#13 jello44

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Posted 29 June 2008 - 01:20 AM

I thought all the FYE's cleared out all their gaming stuff? The one down on 24th and Oregon in South Philly was cleared of all their stuff like last year.

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Posted 29 June 2008 - 10:44 AM

I thought all the FYE's cleared out all their gaming stuff? The one down on 24th and Oregon in South Philly was cleared of all their stuff like last year.


Just depends on location, the one where I live doesn't anymore but the one in the last town I lived in (60 miles away) still does sell games.

#15 gkrykewy

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Posted 29 June 2008 - 01:15 PM

I went there yesterday - pretty much a whole lotta crap left. OP picked up the only decent PSX bundle. They did have a bunch of stuff, but nothing worthwhile IMO.

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 09:54 PM

I got Beach Spikers for $7.50 :hot:

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#17 gkrykewy

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 11:41 PM

I should note that I went back and picked up Breath of Fire Dragon Quarter for 9.99.

#18 dipset121

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 11:56 PM

where were the discounted games in that store??? I didn't see them anywhere just used pc games and other junk

#19 lilboo

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Posted 01 July 2008 - 01:07 AM

In a box that said clearance.

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#20 gkrykewy

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Posted 01 July 2008 - 01:07 AM

Upstairs

#21 lilboo

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Posted 01 July 2008 - 01:07 AM

So who was there today and what time :-k
I was there around 2pm..lol

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#22 Caliburn

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Posted 01 July 2008 - 01:12 AM

Oh damn, I'm heading there tomorrow. I work right on JFK Boulevard. Looks like I'm having Wendy's nearby and then FYE.

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#23 lilboo

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Posted 01 July 2008 - 01:19 AM

::stalks Caliburn::

Actually it's kinda far. I'm over at 6th and race.. (WHYY)
But I still ended walking all the way to it today! :whee:

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#24 gkrykewy

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Posted 01 July 2008 - 01:38 AM

It's really not worth a long trip, I assure you. The best I saw aside from what's been written here were Baten Kaitos 1 & 2 for 10 bucks each.

#25 lilboo

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Posted 01 July 2008 - 01:59 AM

I'm excited about Beach Spikers. I've been looking for a copy of that for a long ass time!

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#26 Caliburn

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Posted 02 July 2008 - 01:51 PM

I went there yesterday between noon - 12:30. I saw one guy combing through the XBox section with disappointment. Not sure if that was anyone from CAG?

Only a few titles caught my eye, and the ones that did were mostly overpriced even with the 50% off, reflecting launch-MSRP prices. Blech... I'm checking out the FYE in the Gallery today before I head out to the Welcome America event tonight...

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#27 AbortedWalrusFetus

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Posted 02 July 2008 - 02:54 PM

Caliburn, let me know if the Gallery FYE has any deals. I'm heading into chinatown this afternoon I think, so I'll stop by if there's anything good. Thanks!

#28 gkrykewy

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Posted 02 July 2008 - 04:25 PM

I went to the gallery one yesterday. Mostly xbox stuff in a very small box - didn't bother going through it in detail.

#29 jello44

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Posted 03 July 2008 - 12:47 AM

I went to the gallery one yesterday. Mostly xbox stuff in a very small box - didn't bother going through it in detail.


Saves me a trip from going to that dump, thanks. (I worked there for two years heh)

Philly represent! :P

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Posted 03 July 2008 - 01:32 AM

picked up perfect dark zero CE for 7.50. Most discounted games were 75% off, but slim pickings.