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#1 CheapyD

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Posted 13 July 2009 - 12:55 AM

It's slim pickings again, but there are a few things worth mentioning, such as Target selling their Punch-Out!! + Nunchuck bundles for $50.

Toys R Us is throwing in a $10 gift card with the purchase of one select Wii game or $25 gift card with the purchase of 2. There is also a gift card deal for Wii Sports Resort for Rewards R Us members only.

Read on for the eligible Wii games, details on the Wii Sports Resort offer, and the rest of the deals.


I've stripped out all the MSRP items and including my top picks in bold.



Best Buy (Ad)
Thanks, NeoStrider - See post here

Posted Image Wheelman (PS3/360) $29.99
Posted Image Fight Night Round 4 (PS3/360) $49.99

:ps3: Sony Bluetooth Headset $39.99
:ps3: Sony Wireless Keypad $39.99

:wii: Go Play Lumberjacks $19.99
:wii: Gold's Gym Cardio Workout $19.99

:ps2: Buy a PS2, get Buzz Robo Jam free
:ps2: Guitar Hero World Tour - Band Kit $99.99



GameStop (Ad)
Thanks, jp0213 - See post here

Offers valid July 10 - July 16

Coupon of the week:
:360: 20% off any used PS2 games - limit 3

Price drops/promotions:
Posted Image Rock Band 2 Band Bundle (all systems) $139.99
Posted Image Guitar Hero: Smash Hits (360/PS3) $49.99
:wii: Guitar Hero: Smash Hits $39.99
:wii: Birthday Party Bash $29.99
:ps2: Guitar Hero: Smash Hits $29.99
:ps3: Frontman Guitar $29.99
Posted Image 4GB SD Card $19.99 (Reg. $29.99)
:ds: Guitar Hero On Tour Decades $29.99*
*Free guitar grip with purchase, not valid on the bundle

Used deals of the week:
:360: Fable 2 $24.99
:360: Resident Evil 5 $39.99
:360: Assassin's Creed $14.99

Bonus offers:
:pc: Reserve Champions Online and receive a GameStop Exclusive Airfoil Wings, Level 0 Flight, 5 Cryptic Bucks, 30 Day Subscription, & Beta Access. Beta runs from 8/17-8/27. Reserve customers will be contacted when Beta Code is available for pickup in store. While supplies last.



Target (Ad)
Thanks, Outinthedark - See post here

:wii: Buy a Wii, get a $20 gift card
:wii: Punch Out with Nunchuck $49.99
:wii: EA Sports Active $49.99
:wii: Virtua Tennis 2009 $29.99
:wii: Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2009 $29.99
:wii: Raving Rabbit TV Party $29.99
:wii: Gold's Gym Cardio Workout $19.99



Toys R Us (Ad)
Thanks, Vegatron - See post here

:wii: $10 gift card with the purchase of one of these Wii games or $25 gift card with the purchase of two of these Wii games:

MLB 2K9 $39.99
Cardio workout $29.99
Little League world series baseball $39.99
Boom Blox Bash Party $39.99
Space Camp $19.99
Science Papa $29.99
Mario & Sonic Olympic Games $49.99
Up $39.99
Wii Sports resort $49.99
Twisted Towers $29.99
Overlord Dark Legend $49.99
Guitar Hero Smash Hits $49.99
Birthday Party Bash $39.99
Transformers ROTF $49.99
Ice Age Dawn of the Dinosaurs $49.99
My Sims Racing $39.99
Rayman Raving Rabbids TV party $39.99
G-Force-$49.99

:wii:Reward Members Only - Sunday from 10AM-2PM:
Buy Wii Sports Resort, get a $20 gift card
Buy Wii Sports Resort and one game from the list you get a $30 gift card
Buy Wii Sports Resort and two games from the list you get a $45 gift card

Edited by CheapyD, 26 July 2009 - 01:07 PM.


#2 Vegatron

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 04:37 AM

$10 Gift card with the purchase of one of these Wii games
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$25 Gift card with the purchase of two of these Wii games

MLB 2K9-$39.99
Cardio workout-$29.99
Little league world series baseball-$39.99
Boom Blox Bash Party-$39.99
Space Camp-$19.99
Science Papa-$29.99
Mario & Sonic Olympic Games-$49.99
Up-$39.99
Wii Sports resort-$49.99
Twisted Towers-$29.99
Overlord Dark Legend-$49.99
Guitar Hero Smash Hits-$49.99
Birthday Party Bash-$39.99
Transformers ROTF-$49.99
Ice Age Dawn of the Dinosaurs-$49.99
My Sims Racing-$39.99
Rayman raving rabbids TV party-$39.99
G-Force-$49.99

and only on sunday between 10a.m.-2p.m. if you buy Wii sports resort you get a $20 gift card, or if you buy Wii resort and one game from the list you get a $30 gift card, or if you buy Wii resort and two games from the list you get a $45 gift card(this sunday only offer is only for rewards members)
not really an exciting week at TRU and remember this is only for the Wii versions of the games

Edited by Vegatron, 21 July 2009 - 05:40 PM.


#3 acyw13

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 04:44 AM

usually when will their giftcard expires?

#4 bardockkun

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 04:47 AM

usually when will their giftcard expires?

I Want to say promotional giftcards expire at about the end of the year.
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#5 acyw13

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 05:13 AM

i see...
im thinking should i pick up two wii sports resort

#6 ShinAkuma

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 05:29 AM

You forgot the part about where if you have a reward card, you get a $20 gift card for Wii Sports Resort if you come in between 10am and 2pm on the 26th. If you buy two games from the list it becomes a 30 dollar giftcard, and three games makes it a 45 dollar giftcard. Otherwise the what OP said holds true for the rest of the week.

#7 ShinAkuma

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 05:31 AM

Also, if you reserve a copy of Wii Sports Resort beforehard, that nets you a $5 gift card at pickup. This has the potential to become the equivalent of buy two get one free.

#8 mastikeg

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 05:33 AM

I just recently had a promo gift card expire on me. Got a $20 for buying RE5 and was going to save it until i saw some nice sale on a game. While checking out the card i realized it had a expiration date on it that had already came and gone.

#9 acyw13

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 06:01 AM

so gc $5 (pre-order) + $20 gc (reward card 10 am- 2pm) + $10 gc ( ad) = $35 giftcard if i buy one ?
gc $10 (pre-order) + $40 gc (reward card 10 am- 2pm) + $25 gc ( ad) = $65 giftcard if i buy two ?

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 06:13 AM

usually when will their giftcard expires?


I got a $20 giftcard with Ghostbusters and it expires at the end of this month. Their sales have been lackluster so I will probably end up getting a 1600 MS points card.
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#11 ShinAkuma

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 06:47 AM

so gc $5 (pre-order) + $20 gc (reward card 10 am- 2pm) + $10 gc ( ad) = $35 giftcard if i buy one ?
gc $10 (pre-order) + $40 gc (reward card 10 am- 2pm) + $25 gc ( ad) = $65 giftcard if i buy two ?


No, you only get the $20/30 gift card instead of the $10/25 during that time window, so if you reserve and have a reward card, you're getting $25 or $35 in gift cards at most.

#12 alanamaslama

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 07:02 AM

usually when will their giftcard expires?


Usually at the end of the next month. So if you buy a game in July, the promotional gift card should expire on the last day of August. The same time span was given for the RE5 promotion, as well as the games they released a month ago (i.e., Prototype, RFG, etc.).

#13 hypertails02

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 07:09 AM

Hmmm...

Best Buy PM for Boom Blox: Bash Party:
$39.99 - $10 = $29.99. I'll take it!

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#14 MidnightMetal

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 08:31 AM

Yeah will definitely do the Best Buy PM and get Bash Party and Wii Sports 2 for ~$65! Hell yeah I'll take it
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#15 acyw13

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 08:41 AM

No, you only get the $20/30 gift card instead of the $10/25 during that time window, so if you reserve and have a reward card, you're getting $25 or $35 in gift cards at most.

thx, now i get it
buy wii sports resort and get a wii motion plus for free, kinda nice

#16 acyw13

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 08:43 AM

Yeah will definitely do the Best Buy PM and get Bash Party and Wii Sports 2 for ~$65! Hell yeah I'll take it

best buy will pm the gc part as well ????

#17 botticus

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 12:47 PM

No, you only get the $20/30 gift card instead of the $10/25 during that time window, so if you reserve and have a reward card, you're getting $25 or $35 in gift cards at most.

Wow, I might have to take advantage of that.

#18 jernau

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 01:04 PM

So if you preorder Wii Sports Resort, have a rewards card, and come in during that time window, you're paying $49.99 and get $25 in gift cards? That's not bad. Thanks, OP!

#19 InvaderZim

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 01:09 PM

The TRU register system does weird things with giftcards. I tried to stack the $10 off $50 coupon with a free $10 giftcard when you buy a game offer and it would not stack.


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Posted 21 July 2009 - 01:17 PM

I think Best Buy pming this will be YMMV. Their policy says they won't PM gift cards, but I remember last time some people managed to get it PMed.

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#21 harperr

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 03:06 PM

You forgot the part about where if you have a reward card, you get a $20 gift card for Wii Sports Resort if you come in between 10am and 2pm on the 26th. If you buy two games from the list it becomes a 30 dollar giftcard, and three games makes it a 45 dollar giftcard. Otherwise the what OP said holds true for the rest of the week.


Is this in the ad also?

#22 AC2k8

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 03:12 PM

The system takes the amount of the gift card off the price of the game, then charges the value of the gift card on the receipt. Basically, so no one can return the item for full price and get a free gift card out of the deal.

#23 nuttyturnip

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 04:24 PM

You forgot the part about where if you have a reward card, you get a $20 gift card for Wii Sports Resort if you come in between 10am and 2pm on the 26th.


Where did you hear about this? I've got a rewards card, but haven't seen anything about this.

#24 Gears24

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 04:59 PM

noting for me i dont got no Wii to bad

#25 triforcer

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 05:29 PM

next time guys, but a regular gift card with the promo gift card. regular toysrus gift cards don't expire for around 2 years (in california, i dont believe they expire at all). i still have the 20 bucks from the RE5 promotion.
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#26 orochi

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 07:06 PM

I spotted this ad at work during my break and took a bad but visible cellshot. Nothing good really.
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Wii
Wii System - $249.99, Free $20 GC w/ purchase of Wii System
Wii Motion Plus - $19.99
Wii Fit - $89.99
Wii Active - $49.99
Wii Sports Resort - $49.99
Tiger Woods 10 - $49.99
Grand Slam Tennis - $49.99
Punch Out w/ Nunchuck - $49.99
Virtua Tennis 2009 - $29.99
Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2009 - $29.99
Raving Rabbit TV Party - $29.99
Gold's Gym Cardio Workout - $19.99

That's it.

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 07:09 PM

No 360 love, weak.....

Well, we did ok this week at Target, they can't all be winners.

Thanks for the heads up!

#28 Scorch

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 07:12 PM

Must be a Nintendo wiik in celebration of Wii Sports Resort or something.

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 07:19 PM

Punch out with nunchuck?

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 07:22 PM

Punch out with nunchuck?


Target has a Punch Out bundle that includes a nunchuck that I believe goes for $55 dollars as opposed to $50 without. I guess it's on sale for the same price as the game.
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