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#1 CheapyD

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 07:55 AM

All prices are for 2 year subscriptions:

:360: Official Xbox Magazine w/DVD $24.95
:ps3: PlayStation: The Official Magazine $18.00
:wii: Nintendo Power $19.95
:pc: PC Gamer $19.95

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#2 KueMan10

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 08:02 AM

Are all the demos on the disks the same as those on XBL?

#3 melon-juice

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 08:13 AM

i swore i saw the PS mag 1yr - $13, 2 yr - $18 .. about 2 days ago someoen mentioned some 83% off retail thread or somethign

#4 johnnyrocker360

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 08:15 AM

sweet got me a subscription to playstation mag. thanks for posting this cheapy.
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#5 iKilledChewbacca

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 08:21 AM

yeah I got the PS3 Mag for only $9 about 2 months ago

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 08:33 AM

Hmm, might go for this so I can give the disk to my friend without Live so they can jump on the demos. Plus, $25 for two years beats the $20 for one year someone posted yesterday...
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#7 jdeluis

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 09:43 AM

I'm more tempted to pick up a subscription of Popular Mechanics for $10. And maybe American Photo as well.

#8 TXboxGuY

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 10:07 AM

Just ordered. That comes to just over a $1 an issue. Can't beat that! :D

#9 Misaki Ki

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 10:50 AM

Oh wow, I'm considering getting this.
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#10 MSI Magus

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 12:50 PM

If someone else wants to go on in this let me know. Im interested in OPM but not any of the others!

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#11 illpleasa

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 01:10 PM

Is OXM even worth it anymore? Are they still getting exclusive demos? Or is everything on disk stuff I can get on XBL?

#12 estofan

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 01:12 PM

If someone else wants to go on in this let me know. Im interested in OPM but not any of the others!


It's 2-years-for-the-price-of-1, not buy 1 mag get another mag, so you can order OPM for 2 years...

#13 xycury

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 01:33 PM

damnit... wish you could auto-renew at this price... just getting it for 10/yr is fine but... savings would be auto renewals.

I already have MaxPC auto renew for 7/yr....

#14 slidecage

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 01:42 PM

amazon usually has these books at 50% off one time or another thought the year.. i been getting nintendo power for 10 for the last 3 yers via amazon sales
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#15 anarch

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 01:53 PM

Fantastic. My OXM was expiring soon.

#16 Wolfpup

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 02:01 PM

My OXM expired I guess. I'm kind of inundated by magazines, but I guess I'll renew for that price. At least I get the disc (although honestly I have so many games I kind of hate playing demos anymore, plus it seems like those discs are poorly created and have trouble being read :-/ )
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#17 geohouse

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 02:25 PM

Great deal! But mag info always late with reviews and previews compared to online game website.

#18 Wolfpup

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 02:29 PM

Not always, plus anymore I just don't feel like reading game sites. Mostly get my new from magazines and podcasts. (And I've long since stopped doing anything but skimming through previews, at most.)
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#19 MSI Magus

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 02:44 PM

Hmmm anyone think outside Nintendo Power that these magazines will last 2 years though? I am really tempted to grab OPM...but after having my EGM cancled on me 2 months in im nervous to bite on a 2 year game mag sub.

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#20 Wolfpup

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 02:48 PM

Hmmm anyone think outside Nintendo Power that these magazines will last 2 years though? I am really tempted to grab OPM...but after having my EGM cancled on me 2 months in im nervous to bite on a 2 year game mag sub.


Why would any of them stop? They've all been around for years. PC Gamer since like 1994 or the like. OXM for over half a decade. Playstation for almost 15 years, etc.

I guess I'll renew Maximum PC and OXM.

EDIT: Heck, most of my subscriptions for these magazines already go to late 2011 BEFORE I add another two years :lol:
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#21 TwelveVolt

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 02:57 PM

MaximumPC for $15 for 2 years is a pretty good deal.

#22 hoi1ma

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 03:57 PM

Are all the demos on the disks the same as those on XBL?


yes, sometimes they put japanese demo into disc like resonance of fate last issue.
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#23 ninja dog

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 03:58 PM

gah, saw "2 years for the price of one..." in the forum list and was hoping it was for Amazon Prime

#24 maximumzero

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 04:03 PM

If I have current subscriptions for Xbox Magazine and Nintendo Power, will purchasing this 2-year offer just pick up at the end of those subscriptions?

Also, is it possible to gift a magazine subscription? I'm considering sending Playstation Magazine to a friend.

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#25 maximumzero

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 04:06 PM

Oh man I looked back at last time I order subscriptions for NP and OXM... I managed to get NP for $5.52 and OXM for $6.93...

Makes this not look like quite such a good deal.

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#26 Sgt Barone

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 04:21 PM

Picked up OXM for 2 years! Thanks Cheapy!!

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#27 phenommsu

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 04:25 PM

So will it stack if I already have a subscription?

Why doesn't a battery rechargeable battery charger exist?;)


#28 phenommsu

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 04:32 PM

Wow on the April Fool's joke. lol.

Why doesn't a battery rechargeable battery charger exist?;)


#29 Ndolger

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 04:34 PM

Sweet, was actually starting to think about renewing...perfect timing. Resubbing to OPSM and NP. Cool thing is that I did a 12-month last year with Amazon, so they already have my subscription info.

Adding 24 extra months should be as easy as checking Your Account -> Magazine Subscription Manager, if you're ordered the same thing from Amazon in the past.

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#30 Ndolger

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 04:36 PM

Oh man I looked back at last time I order subscriptions for NP and OXM... I managed to get NP for $5.52 and OXM for $6.93...

Makes this not look like quite such a good deal.


Yeah, true, I did the same thing. But I'll bite on this because a) Magazines are on life-support and they need all the help they can get and b) I really like NP and OPSM...

There are times when you need to ease up on the cheapassness...? :)

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