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Amazon & Gamestop - Retro Game Challenge DS - $19.99


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#1 utopianmachine

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 05:37 PM

Great price for those who have been waiting.

Amazon:
http://www.amazon.co...id=CIX1UXYA1IL0

Gamestop:
http://www.gamestop....roduct_id=73087

Edited by utopianmachine, 31 July 2009 - 10:04 PM.


#2 chuckywang

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 05:38 PM

Isn't this $19.99 at any Best Buy?

#3 utopianmachine

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 05:40 PM

Isn't this $19.99 at any Best Buy?


No, online it's showing $29.99.

#4 arcane93

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 05:52 PM

Isn't this $19.99 at any Best Buy?


I got it at Best Buy during the buy-2-get-1-free sale several weeks ago, and while the shelf tag said $19.99, it rang up in the system at $29.99. They gave it to me for the $19.99 price, but immediately took the shelf tag down.

#5 gbpackers94

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 05:57 PM

I would buy this, but I have the DS fat and it's depressing to play.
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#6 hordak

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 06:00 PM

I would buy this, but I have the DS fat and it's depressing to play.


how is it depressing? It's all about the games!!! :)

#7 D. Monic

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 06:03 PM

Dang! I posted the same thing here, but you beat me by a couple of minutes.

Anyway, the only thing my post really adds is that the game also dropped to $19.99 Gamestop, in case that's more convenient to some folks.

http://www.gamestop....roduct_id=73087

#8 Crunchewy

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 06:07 PM

I think this is a universal price drop. Gamestop now has it for the same price, and $17.99 used. Of course with tax, but if you can find a used copy and another game you want, the current coupon would be the bomb (25% off 2 to 4 used games + 10% Edge)

#9 botticus

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 06:12 PM

Buy it even if you don't want to play it so I can play the sequel one day.

#10 arcane93

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 06:15 PM

Buy it even if you don't want to play it so I can play the sequel one day.


And, from that standpoint, buy it new. The publisher doesn't see used sales, and therefore doesn't count them in their numbers. That $2 extra spent now could have a very real impact on whether we see the sequel.

#11 gbpackers94

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 06:16 PM

how is it depressing? It's all about the games!!! :)


It just is. It's all scratched up (not the screen), it's not very bright, and it's huge.
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#12 Trillian

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 06:28 PM

For anybody on the fence about this, it's a great game. Especially if you grew up playing NES; the geek jokes are hilarious.
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#13 Squarehard

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 06:47 PM

I think this is a universal price drop. Gamestop now has it for the same price, and $17.99 used. Of course with tax, but if you can find a used copy and another game you want, the current coupon would be the bomb (25% off 2 to 4 used games + 10% Edge)


Yeah, it was a fantastic price with the 25%+EDGE. Found a couple used ones around me. One for me, and one for a friends upcoming bday. :bouncy::bouncy::bouncy:
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#14 Crunchewy

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 07:05 PM

Yeah, it was a fantastic price with the 25%+EDGE. Found a couple used ones around me. One for me, and one for a friends upcoming bday. :bouncy::bouncy::bouncy:


Lucky! There is one place semi-near me that is listing it, but otherwise nothing close. Depending on our plans tonight I might have to go give it a shot, but if so I'm going to call and ask if they have it with case and manual before I bother.

#15 Justin42

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 07:12 PM

Was waiting for this drop, hoping to maybe get it in my Gold Box although my luck is pretty bad. I do like the idea of not giving Gamestop money on this one.

#16 Lan_Zer0

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 07:17 PM

Very tempting...
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#17 Squarehard

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 07:32 PM

Lucky! There is one place semi-near me that is listing it, but otherwise nothing close. Depending on our plans tonight I might have to go give it a shot, but if so I'm going to call and ask if they have it with case and manual before I bother.


Yeah, I was surprised I could even find one used, but two? I normally have no luck at all at finding rare used games at GS. Must be my lucky day. :bouncy::bouncy::bouncy:
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#18 slidecage

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 07:38 PM

love to get this in my gold box... 18 after eca is still too much for this game with the backlog i got.. now 9.99 would of been a major steal
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#19 punkmaggit

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 07:50 PM

Buy it new to support the dev! Maybe Xseed will bring Retro Game Challenge 2 stateside!!

#20 Baron O Hell

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 08:03 PM

Yes buying things new does support the devil

#21 Slermy

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 08:11 PM

This is an awesome game. It made me feel like a kid again. While playing it, I was even looking forward to the "new issues" of the fictional in-game magazine.

#22 xeno

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 08:59 PM

very tempted, think ill get it next week.
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#23 utopianmachine

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 10:04 PM

Edited to show pricing available at Gamestop as well.

#24 dallow

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 10:06 PM

Buy it new please.

I want the sequel.

#25 slidecage

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 10:51 PM

Buy it new please.

I want the sequel.


give me 30 bucks and i buy it : )
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#26 xeno

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 11:11 PM

give me 30 bucks and i buy it : )


its $20 + tax at gamestop :)
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#27 scottman

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 11:20 PM

I never heard of this game before this thread, but will have to check it out. Seems like something I would like. And I never buy used. :)

#28 rothgar24

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Posted 01 August 2009 - 12:14 AM

Fuck yea.

#29 rapsodist

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Posted 01 August 2009 - 12:44 AM

This game is a nostalgic godsend for any child of the 80s.

#30 slidecage

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Posted 01 August 2009 - 12:49 AM

its $20 + tax at gamestop :)


i know i just want 30 bucks : ) lol
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