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#3151 chicagocubsfan

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 02:47 AM

Well I decided to just cancel my Mercenary Edition order from Newegg. I still want to get the game but decided to plow through some of my backlog first. Hopefully by the end of the year the Mercenary Edition will be $35 or the standard will be $25 on Amazon.

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#3152 kickalillas2

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 02:23 PM

I wouldn't have been pissed off If Newegg had said, "Due to overwhelming demand we had to cancel your preorder". Instead, they said I cancelled it. The rep on that chat more/less called me a liar too.

#3153 Namerson

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 03:59 PM

My order from Newegg is still pending, no e-mails, no charges, just pending.
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#3154 hubb

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 05:05 PM

My order from Newegg is still pending, no e-mails, no charges, just pending.


I'm guessing you are on the east coast, their front page has a warning about a delay in shipping. There is a chance that the games haven't reached the warehouse yet.

#3155 Zaku77

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 05:32 PM

Ragnarok was my first and will be my last preorder from newegg. The communication was crap, it did not ship and I cancelled.


Eh, give 'em another chance. That's one experience. I've had 10 great ones so far, with many more to come. My anecdotal evidence > yours... lol

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#3156 proKoyeon

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 05:52 PM

i always get my game 1-2 days after release when i pre-order from newegg...never had any shipping time issues with them

now if they could get their packaging in order...sometimes they should be using a box instead of a bubble envelope...

#3157 Namerson

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 06:04 PM

I'm guessing you are on the east coast, their front page has a warning about a delay in shipping. There is a chance that the games haven't reached the warehouse yet.


I live in the Midwest but my guess would be that the distribution place is in the east.
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Posted 31 October 2012 - 06:29 PM

Ys I and II LE was actually limited.


Yes, but it was hovering around $20-25 brand new for the LE for quite a while. I already bought it when it first came out anyway.
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#3159 keine

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 07:20 PM

now if they could get their packaging in order...sometimes they should be using a box instead of a bubble envelope...



Agreed.

Although, somehow, my Mercenary Edition copy arrived in perfect condition despite being put in a bubble envelope. *shrug
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#3160 callmewoof

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 07:39 PM

disgaea 4 for $19.90 at play asia
http://www.play-asia...en-70-46gt.html


Wow that's tempting. Bought the game when it first came out, got a friend's angel flonne code, beat the game, did a LITTLE bit of post-game gridning, then sold it. Somewhat tempted to pick this up again... although with shipping bringing it up to $25, and "ships in 1-2 weeks" plus the "up to 21 days" cheap shipping option, I'd be looking at a month+ wait to save $10 vs the Amazon price (and I have prime, so 30+ days vs 2 days). And I wouldn't be surprised if it ends up on sale this xmas.

That said, still very tempting. :cold: Anyone else have any thoughts on this?
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#3161 hubb

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 08:12 PM

I wouldn't be surprised to see the game on sale for black Friday. How low? Well it is 35 there now so I think 20-25 is reasonable.

That being said I bought the game when it first came out and thought it was well worth the price.

#3162 Bumslie

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 11:41 PM

I got my Mercenary Edition today from newegg. As usual it was shipped in a bubble mailer and the box got a small dent on it. I'm not complaining just think newegg would use a box to ship CE by now. The way I look at it is my game could have arrived in way worse condition so a small dent isn't the end of the world.

#3163 blinknot4

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 01:44 AM

Hey guys - is this bullshit? Don't think it's legit but I missed it at G'stop and Amzon - thought they were the only 2 retailers...

http://www.cdunivers...asp?pid=8818771

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#3164 Soma_Cruz

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 02:24 AM

Wow that's tempting. Bought the game when it first came out, got a friend's angel flonne code, beat the game, did a LITTLE bit of post-game gridning, then sold it. Somewhat tempted to pick this up again... although with shipping bringing it up to $25, and "ships in 1-2 weeks" plus the "up to 21 days" cheap shipping option, I'd be looking at a month+ wait to save $10 vs the Amazon price (and I have prime, so 30+ days vs 2 days). And I wouldn't be surprised if it ends up on sale this xmas.

That said, still very tempting. :cold: Anyone else have any thoughts on this?


It's been $20 at Amazon at before and it will likely happen again.

#3165 Soma_Cruz

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 02:25 AM

Hey guys - is this bullshit? Don't think it's legit but I missed it at G'stop and Amzon - thought they were the only 2 retailers...

http://www.cdunivers...asp?pid=8818771


I've never had problems at cduniverse back when I shopped there but I would expect orders of that to be cancelled.

#3166 Elmacanon

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 02:55 AM

Release Date: 11/02/2012.
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What is this bullshit? Did they change the release date for RO:Merc?

#3167 Zaku77

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 03:22 AM

Release Date: 11/02/2012.
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What is this bullshit? Did they change the release date for RO:Merc?


Mine shipped two days ago. Maybe that's for a second shipment?

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#3168 elessar123

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 03:23 AM

Release Date: 11/02/2012.
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What is this bullshit? Did they change the release date for RO:Merc?


Mine shipped. It's probably cause of Sandy and complaints, etc.

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#3169 barrit

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 03:29 AM

Mine shipped. It's probably cause of Sandy and complaints, etc.


Yep, their front page has a notification that they are experiencing shipping delays due to Sandy.

#3170 Elmacanon

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 03:45 AM

Well I knew about the shipping delays, but it was odd seeing you guys already received the package. I already confirmed with them, it was because of Sandy, oh well.

#3171 option.iv

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 04:40 AM

Sine Mora (PC) pre-order @ Greenmangaming for $10.xx after coupon. If you have stuff to trade in, you can also knock it down lower.

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#3172 hubb

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 05:05 AM

Well I knew about the shipping delays, but it was odd seeing you guys already received the package. I already confirmed with them, it was because of Sandy, oh well.


I believe they have 2 warehouses, one in CA (I think) and one in NJ.

#3173 sherlock2g

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 06:00 AM

I just got Disgaea 3 and only played about a hour so far. If I like it I'll get Disgaea 4 when it's on sale for under $20.

#3174 bruceg

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 10:04 AM

Wow that's tempting. Bought the game when it first came out, got a friend's angel flonne code, beat the game, did a LITTLE bit of post-game gridning, then sold it. Somewhat tempted to pick this up again... although with shipping bringing it up to $25, and "ships in 1-2 weeks" plus the "up to 21 days" cheap shipping option, I'd be looking at a month+ wait to save $10 vs the Amazon price (and I have prime, so 30+ days vs 2 days). And I wouldn't be surprised if it ends up on sale this xmas.

That said, still very tempting. :cold: Anyone else have any thoughts on this?


I watched a few other games that dropped first in price on playasia before dropping over here. So I'm hoping for $20 or less so I can pick up Disgaea 4 before it goes OOP.

#3175 Callidus

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 10:23 AM

Hey guys - is this bullshit? Don't think it's legit but I missed it at G'stop and Amzon - thought they were the only 2 retailers...

http://www.cdunivers...asp?pid=8818771


Play-Asia had pre-orders of it as well for a while, but it was around $110 shipped to the US.

I put in an order at CD Universe just in case, we'll see what happens. I'll consider it a nice surprise if it actually ships.

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 11:35 AM

Mine shipped. It's probably cause of Sandy and complaints, etc.


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#3177 blinknot4

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 12:33 PM

Play-Asia had pre-orders of it as well for a while, but it was around $110 shipped to the US.

I put in an order at CD Universe just in case, we'll see what happens. I'll consider it a nice surprise if it actually ships.


Ok cool - I ordered it too. I have a feeling it is a mistake. But, we shall see...

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#3178 Nucking Futs

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 01:38 PM

Hey guys - is this bullshit? Don't think it's legit but I missed it at G'stop and Amzon - thought they were the only 2 retailers...

http://www.cdunivers...asp?pid=8818771


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#3179 ponn01

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 01:56 PM

I just got Disgaea 3 and only played about a hour so far. If I like it I'll get Disgaea 4 when it's on sale for under $20.


If you "kinda" like Disgaea 3 you should buy Disgaea 4 then. Many improvements made it a much better game. The graphics are better, gameplay, pirate world, customization and humor was knocked up a good notch in 4.

#3180 hubb

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 09:33 PM

My order from NewEgg (Ragnarok Odyssey) just shipped.