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#1 Enuf

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Posted 24 August 2011 - 12:32 AM

Free $60 Giftcard w/pur of $300 4GB Kinect X360 Bundle

$130 Wii Mario Kart Bundle(Black or White)

$170 3DS

Madden 2012 $60 PS3/X360 $50 Wii
Free $10 Giftcard w/Madden 2012 & 2 bags of 11-11.5 oz Doritos(no price listed in ad & you should be able to get any flavor if that's a deal breaker for you)

Trade in Madden 2011 for a $10 electronics trade in card

#2 sgaldis

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Posted 24 August 2011 - 12:39 AM

Best Buy's gotta come with a GC now...everybody's doing it! How long til we get their scan?

#3 yahoosale14

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Posted 24 August 2011 - 12:56 AM

Best Buy's gotta come with a GC now...everybody's doing it! How long til we get their scan?


they have already in the past....promotions are mostly for kinect bundles fwiw

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#4 SgtWiggles

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Posted 24 August 2011 - 12:58 AM

Its too late, Target's already won

2 bags of Doritos, thats gotta have some flipping potential
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#5 limelight022

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Posted 24 August 2011 - 01:09 AM

Its too late, Target's already won

2 bags of Doritos, thats gotta have some flipping potential


They did this the last 2 years with the Madden games. Customers were not impressed.

#6 SgtWiggles

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Posted 24 August 2011 - 01:11 AM

Oh, i was unaware (Seeing as i havent brought a Madden game since the late 90's).

I retract my statement
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#7 CaoPi

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Posted 24 August 2011 - 01:18 AM

what no dipping included?

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#8 Drclaw411

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Posted 24 August 2011 - 01:35 AM

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#9 yahoosale14

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Posted 24 August 2011 - 01:51 AM

what no dipping included?

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...you put your doritos in that??

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#10 loveangel

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Posted 24 August 2011 - 04:09 AM

not interested in this...:(

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#11 strait edge follower

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Posted 24 August 2011 - 04:12 AM

So I'm wondering, would Target let me flip the doritos for a box of condoms or something ?
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#12 karyadi

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Posted 24 August 2011 - 04:18 AM

Think I should wait for more gift card credit or is $60 about the highest it'll get? That's pretty decent for a 360. Looking to buy two for my best friend and my cousin.

#13 vectorscalar

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Posted 24 August 2011 - 02:18 PM

So I'm wondering, would Target let me flip the doritos for a box of condoms or something ?



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#14 Enuf

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Posted 24 August 2011 - 02:33 PM

The best things you can do with this ad are
1-make the kinect bundle come with Madden for *free*, $15 gc & 2 bags of doritos.
2-get the kinect bundle & a $60 Wii Mario Kart bundle.
3-get the kinect bundle & a $100 3DS.

#15 milesbeyond

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Posted 24 August 2011 - 04:39 PM

I actually may get Madden.

I've got a $5 GC from some shampoo I bought last weekend, I get 10% off with a discount card. Amazon only offers $5 credit for Madden 11, so I'll trade in my copy for $10.

$60 - $6 (10% off card - $10 GC for Madden 11 - $5 GC from Shampoo = $39 PLUS a $10 GC and two bags of Doritos.

Hell yeah.

Anyone know how to trade in games at Target? Never done it before. Is it specific stores only that offer the service?

#16 Mr Mxyzptlk

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Posted 24 August 2011 - 04:51 PM

I actually may get Madden.

I've got a $5 GC from some shampoo I bought last weekend, I get 10% off with a discount card. Amazon only offers $5 credit for Madden 11, so I'll trade in my copy for $10.

$60 - $6 (10% off card - $10 GC for Madden 11 - $5 GC from Shampoo = $39 PLUS a $10 GC and two bags of Doritos.

Hell yeah.

Anyone know how to trade in games at Target? Never done it before. Is it specific stores only that offer the service?



i don't think the Doritos are free, i believe you only get the gift card if you buy madden and 2 bags of Doritos so add at least another $5 on that (Doritos are usually $2.50)
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#17 limelight022

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Posted 24 August 2011 - 05:00 PM

I actually may get Madden.

I've got a $5 GC from some shampoo I bought last weekend, I get 10% off with a discount card. Amazon only offers $5 credit for Madden 11, so I'll trade in my copy for $10.

$60 - $6 (10% off card - $10 GC for Madden 11 - $5 GC from Shampoo = $39 PLUS a $10 GC and two bags of Doritos.

Hell yeah.

Anyone know how to trade in games at Target? Never done it before. Is it specific stores only that offer the service?


Or just wait a month when the price drops in half, as it does with every single sports game every single year from EA.

As far as the game trades, the person who does the cell phone stuff is the person you talk to, (they are not target employees, they are hired by another company and they wear black shirts). As far as I know they usually come in around 12 or 1 at my store but it could be different elsewhere.

#18 yahoosale14

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Posted 24 August 2011 - 06:00 PM

Or just wait a month when the price drops in half, as it does with every single sports game every single year from EA.

As far as the game trades, the person who does the cell phone stuff is the person you talk to, (they are not target employees, they are hired by another company and they wear black shirts). As far as I know they usually come in around 12 or 1 at my store but it could be different elsewhere.


sports games rarely drop much in price unless its right before the new one comes out.

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Posted 24 August 2011 - 11:47 PM

I think Target's 5 dollar discount when you buy StarCraft 2 + a game pad was already evidence enough that whoever creates their gaming deals are about as clueless as they get.

#20 MidnightMetal

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 07:17 AM

I'm back! And of course it's MADDEN week. (meh)

Man if you can't find a deal here for a new system then you must be a :censored:ing dumb ass. Anywhooo....let's do this!
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:360::ps3: Madden 12>>>>>$59.99
:wii: Madden 12>>>>>$49.99
:psp: Madden 12>>>>>$39.99
Madden 12 Strategy Guide>>>>>$19.99

Save $10 When you purchase both game and guide


Xbox 360 250Gb>>>>>$299.99

FREE $75 Gift Card


Xbox 360 Wireless Controller>>>>>$49.99
Xbox Live 12 Month Gold Card>>>>>$59.99

Save $20 When you purchase both Controller and 12-month XBL Card


PS3 320Gb inFamous 2 Bundle>>>>>$299.99 (Includes inFamous 2 and 30 Day Playstation Plus Trial)

Playstation 3 Accessory Package ALL for $99.97 (Save $50)

DualShock 3 Wireless Controller
PS3 Bluray Remote
8' Rocketfish HDMI Cable


Nintendo Wii Mario Kart Bundle>>>>>$149.99

FREE $20 Gift Card


:360::ps3: Medal of Honor>>>>>$19.99 (Might be able to snag a copy with BF3 Beta invite)
:360::ps3: Red Dead Redemption>>>>>$29.99
:ps3: Homefront>>>>>$39.99
:360: Homefront>>>>>$49.99 This must be a misprint all versions of Homefront have the $20 Price Drop so assume it's $39.99
:pc: Homefront>>>>>$29.99

:360::ps3: Call of Duty Black Ops>>>>>$49.99 (Probably includes the LE with First Strike Map Pack)
:360::ps3: Transformers Dark of the Moon>>>>>$49.99
:wii: Transformers Dark of the Moon>>>>>$39.99
:3ds: Transformers Dark of the Moon>>>>>$29.99
:360::ps3: Bodycount>>>>>$59.99

Nintendo Select Titles ALL $19.99
  • Super Paper Mario
  • Mario Strikers Charged
  • Punch-Out!
  • Super Mario Galaxy
  • Animal Crossing City Folk
  • Super Mario Sluggers
  • Wii Sports
  • Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess

:wii: Just Dance 2>>>>>$29.99
:wii: Epic Mickey>>>>>$29.99
:wii: Zumba Fitness>>>>>$29.99
:wii: Wipeout the Game>>>>>$29.99
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:wiiu:- Super Mario 3D World
:ps3:- Lego Marvel Super Heroes
:360:- Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare
:3ds:- Pokemon Battle Trozei
:vita:- Nothing

#21 GBAstar

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 07:24 AM

[quote name='MidnightMetal']I'm back! And of course it's MADDEN week. (meh)

Man if you can't find a deal here for a new system then you must be a :censored:ing dumb ass. Anywhooo....let's do this!
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What is the deal for the PS3? That is MSRP. The 360 deal looks legit though!

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#22 padlok

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 09:51 AM

A $20 GC with the Wii? Is the Wii still in a sales slump @ $149?

#23 HakurenKyo06

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 10:01 AM

So, no deal with Madden? Seems like they are just sticking with the $20 off each one, per the $100 cert thus far. Thanks for the post.

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 10:48 AM

I just read the thread to see the jokes about the Doritos.

#25 Jager_Da

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 11:06 AM

What are the chances Amazon PMs the $75 credit with the 250 GB 360? I've got some credit to spend there.

#26 anotherpoorgamer

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 01:02 PM

Not a bad deal on that Wii bundle. Target still has the Mario Kart Bundle for $130 for next week, I'll sit on the fence for a better deal to come on this bundle.

Edit: Would be nice if Best Buy would price match Target's price and give you a $20 gift card.

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 01:41 PM

Finally.! A gc deal on a non kinect console.! I have a friend wanting an xbox and this is perfect....

#28 sgaldis

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 01:46 PM

Can't believe BB dropped the ball on Madden..no GC. I guess it's looking worse for any of the pre-order 5/$100 games getting any additional bonuses.

#29 blindinglights

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 01:51 PM

Do people seriously buy strategy guides for Madden?
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#30 HakurenKyo06

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 01:58 PM

Can't believe BB dropped the ball on Madden..no GC. I guess it's looking worse for any of the pre-order 5/$100 games getting any additional bonuses.


Pretty much, if they dont have a deal on madden, hard to say they would on something like resistance or rage. Probably on gears, COD, Batman and Battlefield they will, but so hard to tell, looks like K-Mart is the way to go again this year with added on bonuses on top of $20 coupons up front and Josh has hinted at $25's as well. He already is offering $20 coupon and something to be added today.