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#1 LiK

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Posted 03 June 2008 - 01:40 PM

UPDATE: Thanks to Shady3011 for the info. Old thread updated. Gamestop changed the original artbook preorder bonus to the Ryu Headband.

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#2 jacknicklson

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Posted 03 June 2008 - 01:43 PM

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#3 Count Van Ghoul

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Posted 03 June 2008 - 02:17 PM

"Pre-order Ships 2/3/2009"

Whoa.

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Posted 03 June 2008 - 02:23 PM

A long ways away, but still pretty cool.:applause::applause:
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Posted 03 June 2008 - 02:28 PM

"Pre-order Ships 2/3/2009"

Whoa.


<--- who am i to say no to street fighter??

but yeah "Whoa" is what i said. i was expecting an xmas release. but i still preordered it yesterday.

#6 LiK

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Posted 03 June 2008 - 02:29 PM

"Pre-order Ships 2/3/2009"

Whoa.


yea, altho i don't think there's a set date for the console versions so that might change.
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Posted 03 June 2008 - 02:34 PM

I admit I have not been keeping up with the SFIV news lately, but does anyone know if Akuma is in it as a playable character?

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Posted 03 June 2008 - 02:41 PM

I admit I have not been keeping up with the SFIV news lately, but does anyone know if Akuma is in it as a playable character?


he's still a rumor so far from what i've read. but Fei Long and Dan are confirmed to be exclusive characters for the console versions. :)
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Posted 03 June 2008 - 02:47 PM

he's still a rumor so far from what i've read. but Fei Long and Dan are confirmed to be exclusive characters for the console versions. :)


I really hope so, and as a side note, never name your kitten Akuma... I did and that is one evil cat. He's about 10 yrs old now and my brother still avoids him when he visits because of the trauma that kitten caused him when he was little.

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Posted 03 June 2008 - 06:30 PM

Capcom seems to think the Game will be ready by November on the consoles. It makes sense to have it out by then instead of Febraury for the Holiday season. I think I am buying both versions as I play a lot of Street Fighter, just waiting for an earlier release date.
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Posted 03 June 2008 - 06:36 PM

Well, I love fighting games and I love artbooks. I guess I'll pre-order.
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Posted 03 June 2008 - 06:58 PM

SFIV schwag is good schwag. Thanks OP

#13 DiddlyKong

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Posted 03 June 2008 - 08:08 PM

Just to let everyone know the code (5XBOX) took 5 bucks off my preorder.

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Posted 03 June 2008 - 09:03 PM

Gonna pre-order soon :)

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Posted 03 June 2008 - 09:15 PM

Do you get the book when you preorder?
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Posted 03 June 2008 - 09:24 PM

I'm waiting on their arcade stick bundle then I'll jump.

#17 LiK

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Posted 03 June 2008 - 09:30 PM

Do you get the book when you preorder?


ships with the game, so not for quite a while.
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#18 Veronica Mars

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Posted 03 June 2008 - 09:32 PM

If you pre-order instore, it comes with the game.

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Posted 03 June 2008 - 10:22 PM

Crap. That's a great pre-order bonus, but I'm not sure which version I'm going to get. I have a Virtua Stick High Grade for the PS3 and am in the process of ordering a custom Sanwa joystick for the Xbox360.

#20 LiK

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Posted 03 June 2008 - 10:46 PM

updated the OP with some new info, thanks guys :)
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Posted 03 June 2008 - 11:21 PM

got the info from the newsletter today.

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Coupon 5XBOX takes $5 off the 360 version. Does not work for the PS3 version (i tried). - Thanks DiddlyKong!

The artbook comes with the game if you preorder in-store - Thanks Veronica Mars!


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Posted 03 June 2008 - 11:24 PM

With character design this awful, this is the very first time I have to 'consider' if I want the art book or not. lol

#23 Megalith

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Posted 03 June 2008 - 11:28 PM

From all the deformed, ugly ass cartoony shit, I'll assume that it's a pop-up book.
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#24 LiK

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Posted 04 June 2008 - 02:29 AM

With character design this awful, this is the very first time I have to 'consider' if I want the art book or not. lol


haha, well, i read from the SF blog that it will contain art from various artists so i have hope that it's not from the main chara designer only. i plan on getting the game anyways so it's worth it, imo :)
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Posted 04 June 2008 - 02:36 AM

I got the e-mail from GS about this, was going to post before, but looks like no need for it now...

Question, as to the art book, is it one of those puny ass little guide looking art book, i.e. the size of the game case or a full blown art book?

Is this art book GS exclusive? Thinking about getting this from somewhere else. Actually, with e-retailers charging NY taxes, i don't think that matters anymore...

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Posted 04 June 2008 - 05:10 AM

I found out that early adopters preordering from eb/gs.com are usually the ones who get screwed out of the preorder bonuses. Those preordering closer to the release day gets the first dip in the bonus gift than those preordered early.

#27 LiK

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Posted 04 June 2008 - 02:10 PM

I found out that early adopters preordering from eb/gs.com are usually the ones who get screwed out of the preorder bonuses. Those preordering closer to the release day gets the first dip in the bonus gift than those preordered early.


i don't think that's true for all preorders. i preordered DMC4 wayyyy early and i got the artbooks with no problem. when i preordered Apollo Justice 2 weeks before release, i didn't get the bonus. it really depends on the game.

but now that GS/EB revamped their site, the sitre will probably do a better job with it. i see my bonus items appear a few hours after i place an order with them. it gives me some relief that i will get my bonuses.

Serpentor, no details on the size of the artbook right now. if the MGS4 artbook is the same small one as the DMC4 one, then it's probably a trend. we'll see next week. and it's a GS-exclusive so far from what i've read. it's free after all so it's not a big deal to me.
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#28 Serpentor

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Posted 04 June 2008 - 05:15 PM

thanks Lik.

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Posted 04 June 2008 - 06:45 PM

How come "5Xbox" code is not working for me? I might have to use "Saver" but that only saves me $2.99.

#30 LiK

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Posted 04 June 2008 - 06:52 PM

How come "5Xbox" code is not working for me? I might have to use "Saver" but that only saves me $2.99.


are there any codes saved in your cart? i know that saver and 5XBOX are not stackable. and i know 5XBOX only works for the 360 version. try all caps too, that's i entered the code.
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