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Double Dragon, Altered Beast & Space Channel 5 (GBA) $14 each shipped at TRU/Amazon


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#1 Guest_Apossum_*

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 05:09 AM

Not sure if anyone else noticed, but DD Advance came back in stock at TRU/Amazon..

http://www.amazon.co...ASIN/B00009YEJK

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Added by cheapyd...
Space Channel 5
http://www.amazon.co...ASIN/B00005BRLQ


Edit: While we're on the theme of old school side scrollers, noticed Altered Beast is also on there for $14 shipped:

http://www.amazon.co...ogames&n=507846

#2 massermind19

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 05:23 AM

It came up to $69.99 for me
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Posted 06 December 2005 - 05:27 AM

$14.48 before tax for me.

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#4 menikmati

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 05:29 AM

This brings back so many memories.

#5 Dkellar

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 05:32 AM

It's $69.99 here...I really want this game =(

*Edit* Woo! It just changed to $9.99 before shipping & tax. Thanks OP!

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 05:33 AM

Thanks OP :D

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 05:36 AM

Thanx OP picked this up along with demi kids for $27 shipped.

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 05:41 AM

It shows up during the checkout process for $9.99 for me as well but on site it lists as $69.99
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#9 Dkellar

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 05:44 AM

IIt first showed up for me as $70 but then I refreshed and it came up as $10.

#10 Dkellar

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 05:51 AM

Even cheaper with a PriceGrabber $5 rebate!!!

http://www.pricegrab...h=double dragon

#11 CheapyD

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 06:01 AM

Added Space Channel 5 to the OP
http://www.amazon.co...ASIN/B00005BRLQ

#12 Kerig

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 06:42 AM

Why exactly is the retail price $69.99?

After being mildy disappointed with River City Ransom after putting a whopping 10-minute bathroom session into it, I'm not so sure if I want to shell out $14 for this one now...then again, I do have a high level of history with Double Dragon. I think I'll procrastinate on this one for a few...

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#13 GunstarRed

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 07:55 AM

Damn, with S&H and tax for me, "Double Dragon" came out to $15.66. I suppose that's still a good deal after Price Grabber rebate. I've never done a PG rebate before, but now would be a good time for my first.

This game is pretty hard to find new for under $20, and I've only seen it at eb games a few times, so even with the high S&H, it's worth picking up.

I got "Space Channel 5" for GBA during the $4.99 Circuit City sale, and would say that's about all it's worth. It's extremely pixelated and the voices that made the Dreamcast version so good are not there. Worth $5, but not $10 + S&H in my opinion.

Thanks to the OP for the deal info and links!

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 08:35 AM

Thx OP, I got Double Dragon for $15.59 (After S/H + Tax)

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 04:07 PM

Anyone on the fence about Double Dragon Advance don't be...It takes everything from the original and updates it a bit. There are some great moves added to the fighting system, some new enemies, and the overall art style of the game is updated. I was really worried I wouldn't find it after awhile but I managed to get a copy around $20. It was worth every penny. I am also a big fan of the original game so I was kind of unsure until I played it.

#16 Krymner

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 04:26 PM

Thanks for the heads up, OP!

I remember stealing a roll of quarters from my dad's secret stash when I was 12 or 13, and I blew them all on the Double Dragon arcade machine down the street from where I lived. Ahh, I would love to own a DD arcade cabinet.....someday it will be mine. Oh yes, it will be mine.


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Posted 06 December 2005 - 04:53 PM

Thanks OP. I was waiting to find a good deal on this, now i just need to find one on River City Ransom

#18 Kerig

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 06:16 PM

Alrighty, I'm in. $15.50 Shipped, thanks OP!

But I'm drawing the line at Space Channel 5.

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 06:27 PM

sweet! thanks op - i've been looking for a decent price on this one (Double Dragon) for a while!
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#20 abhinav

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 07:09 PM

Is this game good on the GBA? I thought the arcade was ok and $10 is a good price for this...

EDIT: Ign review: http://gameboy.ign.c...0/440046p1.html
I am gonna hold off, they say its a damn short game and some of the gameplay mechanics just dont wont....

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 07:20 PM

I'm in for the nostalgia; grabbed some Double Dragon goodness. Thanks, Apossom.

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 10:31 PM

yeah, for the price of space channel 5 (or even less), you could get the ps2 edition with both games, which are nearly identical ports to the dreamcast originals

anyone looking for a portable version of space channel 5 would be better suited with that one level in feel the magic xy/xx
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#23 whitereflection

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 11:07 PM

I dunno what it is about Double Dragon for GBA, but I wasn't a big fan of it. I liked the NES version a whole lot more.

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 11:47 PM

As, soon as I saw the topic on the front page, I bit... DD is getting hard to find, new even more so. and finding a legit copy, complete for less than 9.99 is unfathomable
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Posted 07 December 2005 - 01:42 AM

I loved this game on the GBA. Probably one of my top ten favorite GBA games because it does such an excellent job of mixing the old with the new and the amount of moves and different ways you can approach fights is just great. Definately worth picking up if you like the genre, as IMO it pretty much outclasses everything else

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 01:57 AM

Sold about 40 copies within 12 hour period. Still have about 520 copies left.

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 06:18 AM

Sold about 40 copies within 12 hour period. Still have about 520 copies left.


That's a pretty cool trick, I've seen other CAGers do it too. Care to teach us the way?

EDIT: It wouldn't be "enter 999 into shopping cart and see how many are available" (515 as of now), would it? It couldn't be that simple, could it?

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 06:37 AM

I love this site. Thanks OP!
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Posted 07 December 2005 - 06:38 AM

Yes, I tried the "999" trick and it got me the 515 as well (512 now) :)
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#30 Theenternal

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 07:26 AM

I loved this game on the GBA. Probably one of my top ten favorite GBA games because it does such an excellent job of mixing the old with the new and the amount of moves and different ways you can approach fights is just great. Definately worth picking up if you like the genre, as IMO it pretty much outclasses everything else



not that I mind, because i still do it in the arcade version, but can you just use teh elbow for teh win?
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