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Akai Katana Xbox 360 for $19.99 at New Egg!


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#1 KCgamester

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Posted 11 August 2012 - 03:42 AM

I just snagged a copy. 19.99 + free shipping is a steal.
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16874203012
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#2 RollingSkull

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Posted 11 August 2012 - 03:51 AM

More the price it really should be proper for a shump. If only I had held out.

That said, damn fine shump. Probably one of my favorites of the genre.
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#3 trunks982

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Posted 11 August 2012 - 03:54 AM

good game?

it's $19.39 on amazon 3rd party

#4 R3DH3R0

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Posted 11 August 2012 - 04:02 AM

Damn... So much money spent this month, must resist... Can't... Must!

#5 Zonic505

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Posted 11 August 2012 - 04:02 AM

Cool, think I'll take advantage of this. Been wanting to get this, but felt $40 was a bit high.
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#6 KCgamester

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Posted 11 August 2012 - 04:17 AM

Amazon is actually 60 cents cheaper (3rd party but fulfilled by Amazon) http://www.amazon.co...Katana Xbox 360, but the shipping aint free, so Newegg FTW!!
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#7 Olengie

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Posted 11 August 2012 - 04:22 AM

Dang. It's out of stalk. :cry:

#8 Zonic505

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Posted 11 August 2012 - 04:25 AM

Damn, no longer available. I'll have them e-mail once they get them back in stock. Hopefully, it'll still be $20.
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#9 Chrono Gear

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Posted 11 August 2012 - 04:48 AM

So glad this is sold out. My pocketbook is getting tight and I've been waiting for this one to drop to sub $20 for a while. Great find OP.

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Posted 11 August 2012 - 06:38 AM

Just watched a couple of gameplay videos and I gotta say this game would drive me nuts with all the stuff happening onscreen. Looks insanely fun, though. The only game I have right now with similar gameplay is Deathsmiles. I'll pick this up next time it goes on sale... Hopefully!

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Posted 11 August 2012 - 09:06 AM

Also glad it's gone I can really wait for this to go cheaper too.

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#12 UnlockPotential

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Posted 11 August 2012 - 01:56 PM

:o Deathsmiles is all I need for this genre. For some reason my eyes burn after I play that.. then I get real sleepy.

#13 Zonic505

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Posted 11 August 2012 - 02:41 PM

Seems Amazon is selling it for the same price.
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#14 Az986

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Posted 11 August 2012 - 03:32 PM

Waiting for $15 . I've hardly even played Dodonpachi Resurrection and Espgaluda II.

#15 Chrono Gear

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Posted 11 August 2012 - 04:31 PM

Seems Amazon is selling it for the same price.


I smell an impending price war! Nice find. Isomer Games and Most Wanted got into a price war over the Capcom Digital Collection recently. Let's hope for a repeat. :)

#16 UnlockPotential

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Posted 11 August 2012 - 05:31 PM

o.o; And another thing about Deathsmiles, the Limited Edition usually goes on sale regularly on Newegg or Amazon for $14.99 with the soundtrack CD and faceplate.

#17 KCgamester

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 02:59 AM

It's back in stock @ Newegg. ;)
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#18 sainrub

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 05:10 AM

It's back in stock @ Newegg. ;)


Thanks, missed it last time.

#19 chimpmeister

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 02:47 PM

Great game at a great price. Also available at Amazon for 19.39, sold by Most Wanted and fulfilled by Amazon: http://www.amazon.co...rds=akai katana

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 03:57 PM

Waiting for $15 . I've hardly even played Dodonpachi Resurrection and Espgaluda II.



lol...


these shmps are great....


gsme is easily worth 20 bucks.

#21 Dezner

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 09:41 PM

It's back in stock @ Newegg. ;)


aaaand this time I couldn't stop myself from buying it! :D

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#22 chimpmeister

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Posted 25 August 2012 - 08:14 PM

This is now down to $17.12 on Amazon (3rd party seller, FSSS):

http://www.amazon.co...rds=akai katana

Also still available on Newegg for 19.99. And FYI in case anyone didn't hear about it, Under Defeat HD is going to be released in North America for PS3 (retail and download), by Rising Star Games:

http://www.risingsta...edition-ps3:AMS

No word yet on a 360 version unfortunately, but I'll take the game on whatever formats they release it on!! Great news for shmup fans.

#23 limelight022

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Posted 25 August 2012 - 10:31 PM

^^^^Yep, ordered mine a few days ago from them. Great price and FSSS cant beat that!

#24 chunlirocks

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 03:39 PM

in stock

don't miss it
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#25 Rsmobile

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 04:16 PM

May as well let Under Defeat hit $20 too.

#26 InvaderZim

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 04:23 PM

I wish they would add these to the marketplace for $10 each...


#27 mirai

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 09:15 PM

$16.99 on amazon now

#28 62t

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 09:19 PM

May as well let Under Defeat hit $20 too.


Under Defeat is PS3 only in the US, so it will have a smaller print.

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#29 Yars

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 10:34 PM

Under Defeat is PS3 only in the US, so it will have a smaller print.


Akai Katana was exclusive to the 360 in the US and that did little to stop it from hitting $20. Does Sony allow publishers to press fewer copies of games than Microsoft does?

#30 62t

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 10:39 PM

Akai Katana was exclusive to the 360 in the US and that did little to stop it from hitting $20. Does Sony allow publishers to press fewer copies of games than Microsoft does?


Xbox 360 games requires a minim print of 50,000. Sony doesn't.

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