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Japanese Niche Games Deals Thread: Atlus, NISA, Aksys, XSeed and More!


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#3811 jimmywolf

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 01:27 PM

Digital download so I can play it on the Vita sold this for me.


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ill buy it digital want more rpg's to come state side, not really wanting the psp disk Thu an have no desire try flip it if it was successful pre order
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Posted 09 February 2013 - 08:11 PM

"Thanks. Every signup helps! We're less than 20 from 2,000 now."
I sure hope this ends up making it.

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 08:18 PM

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 08:21 PM

Will EO4 be hard to find after it releases? I have a bit of a 3DS backlog but...pre-ordered it anyways at Newegg. I just hope Newegg fulfills my order.

I've only played EO3 in the past and found it way to difficult (turned off). EO4 demo seems fun, a lot more polished, and a bit easier.

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 08:35 PM

Will EO4 be hard to find after it releases? I have a bit of a 3DS backlog but...pre-ordered it anyways at Newegg. I just hope Newegg fulfills my order.

I've only played EO3 in the past and found it way to difficult (turned off). EO4 demo seems fun, a lot more polished, and a bit easier.


If you haven't preordered it, it'll probably be a little tough to find at retail chains. If anything, you can always download the game off the eShop since it'll be up there for download.

I'm playing EO2 right now in preparation of the 4th installment and the Class of Heroes 2 sign-up drive have made me want to enjoy some dungeon crawling goodness.

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 08:44 PM

Well I want that CD and Artbook it's coming with :P Pre-ordered at Newegg like I said. Just hoping they will fulfill it. Could have went with Amazon but...TAX ;_;

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 09:26 PM

"Thanks. Every signup helps! We're less than 20 from 2,000 now."
I sure hope this ends up making it.


Me too. I feel like we are so close to succeeding with this. I wish I could put down for more copies, but there's too many good games coming out Q1 that I have on pre-order.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 12:41 AM

Gaijinwork's latest tweet states the sign-up drive is passed 2,000. 500 more to go! Also, this campaign will conclude in the next four days so if you're still hesitant, don't let this opportunity pass by.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 01:40 AM

Gaijinwork's latest tweet states the sign-up drive is passed 2,000. 500 more to go! Also, this campaign will conclude in the next four days so if you're still hesitant, don't let this opportunity pass by.


I'm in for a couple of copies. Anything to keep niche titles like these alive in the FPS dominated NA.:boxing:

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 02:47 AM

I want to pre-order eo4, but from where? I'm mainly worried about how things are packaged, as I don't want the art book or cd to be damaged. Any recommendations?

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 02:54 AM

I want to pre-order eo4, but from where? I'm mainly worried about how things are packaged, as I don't want the art book or cd to be damaged. Any recommendations?


Your best bet may be to preorder in-store at Gamestop. I don't usually preorder any games but lately if I have to, I've chosen Newegg and most of their packages have been sent in boxes (like my copies of Ragnarok Odyssey and PS All-Stars Battle Royale). If you have Amazon Prime, most likely that will be shipped in a box.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 03:09 AM

did newegg have a preorder promo for etrian odyssey 4?

#3823 worrybomb

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 03:14 AM

did newegg have a preorder promo for etrian odyssey 4?


Yes Newegg is one of the retailers listed for the bonus offers over at the EO4 preorder page.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 03:50 AM

did newegg have a preorder promo for etrian odyssey 4?


Yes Newegg is one of the retailers listed for the bonus offers over at the EO4 preorder page.


I think Gamer SDP meant whether Newegg had a discount. AFAIK, no, because the last $10 off code that worked for me was before EO4 was available for preorder.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 04:52 AM

I think Gamer SDP meant whether Newegg had a discount. AFAIK, no, because the last $10 off code that worked for me was before EO4 was available for preorder.


If you meant discount codes, then no I haven't seen any Newegg preorder discount codes since the holiday season. The only recent Newegg preorder discount was for PC games. Who knows what will happen between now and the release date so if you want to take a chance then wait a week or two.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 05:24 AM

I was able to pre-order EO4 on 10/29 with a promo code, getting it to 29.99.

I think that was the start of Newegg slowing down on the codes it were handing out though.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 05:39 AM

Does newegg put 3DS games in a actual box and not a bubble mailer? I'm going to order EO4. Just don't want it crushed in the mail.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 05:40 AM

Does newegg put 3DS games in a actual box and not a bubble mailer? I'm going to order EO4. Just don't want it crushed in the mail.


Nope. I can almost guarantee this will be sent in a padded pouch.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 06:07 AM

Found a copy of Adventures to Go complete at Gamestop. Picked it up for $5. They also had DARK SPIRE, but no case and manual means no buys.

Edit: If no case/manual bothers you, the Gamestop was the Marketplace Dr. Gamestop in Rochester, MN

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 06:12 AM

Found a copy of Adventures to Go complete at Gamestop. Picked it up for $5. They also had DARK SPIRE, but no case and manual means no buys.

Edit: If no case/manual bothers you, the Gamestop was the Marketplace Dr. Gamestop in Rochester, MN


I believe I remember buying The Dark Spire for $5 over a year ago at Gamestop. Came with everything.

It's funny that I had trouble getting into that game yet the Etrian Odyssey series I had no problem with.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 07:17 AM

Not really. I didn't like Dark Spire either, and EO is my favorite series this past gen.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 07:34 PM

Hey, I have a quick question and was hoping someone could help me out. Normally there is a y fold on the top and bottom of games, the ones that aren't limited Editions or collector's editions, so you know it is factory sealed. I have gotten a game, Metal Gear Solid 3 Snake Eater for the 3ds that didn't have the y fold and I know that is the way it is supposed to be because I saw other copies of the game in best buy without the y fold. My question is whether SMT: Devil Survivor Overclocked for the 3ds has a y fold? The one I got doesn't and I am wondering whether I should return it because it may not be factory sealed due to the lack of the y fold.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 07:59 PM

Hey, I have a quick question and was hoping someone could help me out. Normally there is a y fold on the top and bottom of games, the ones that aren't limited Editions or collector's editions, so you know it is factory sealed. I have gotten a game, Metal Gear Solid 3 Snake Eater for the 3ds that didn't have the y fold and I know that is the way it is supposed to be because I saw other copies of the game in best buy without the y fold. My question is whether SMT: Devil Survivor Overclocked for the 3ds has a y fold? The one I got doesn't and I am wondering whether I should return it because it may not be factory sealed due to the lack of the y fold.


My copy of Devil Survivor Overclocked that I recently got new from Amazon is still sealed, but it also doesn't have a Y fold.

#3834 ishkabibbel2000

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:46 PM

Anyone happen to know a good place to get deals on the first 2 hyperdimension neptunia games? I don't care new or used as long as it's cib.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:59 PM

Anyone happen to know a good place to get deals on the first 2 hyperdimension neptunia games? I don't care new or used as long as it's cib.


If you can find the 2nd one used at Gamestop that's probably the cheapest (especially if you use the 20% off coupon floating around).

#3836 Taren Fox

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 02:18 PM

Gaijinwork's latest tweet states the sign-up drive is passed 2,000. 500 more to go! Also, this campaign will conclude in the next four days so if you're still hesitant, don't let this opportunity pass by.

I'm assuming these are going to get crazy rare, especially if only less than 3500 are printed.

XSeed posted their planned release schedule for 2013, which includes the already-announced Killer Is Dead (Summer) and Pandora's Tower (March 26), but there are a few surprises:

-Rune Factory 4 (:3ds:) - Summer
-Valhalla Knights 3 (Vita) - Fall
-Ys: Memories of Celceta (Vita) - Fall
-Ys I & II Chronicles+ (Steam) - February

Source: http://www.newgamern...killer-is-dead/

EDIT: Better source with descriptions for each game (except Pandora's Tower): http://www.animenews...-4-to-n-america


Once Rune Factory 4 comes out, will the value of RF3 plummet? If so, I'll sell it now and pre-order 4. Fun game, but the price it commands online is crazy.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 02:45 PM

Anyone happen to know a good place to get deals on the first 2 hyperdimension neptunia games? I don't care new or used as long as it's cib.


Keep an eye on eBay auctions, snagged my copy Mint for $22 a few months ago

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 07:00 PM

Keep an eye on eBay auctions, snagged my copy Mint for $22 a few months ago

Is that for the regular or the limited boxed version? The boxed ones are pretty high right now.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 07:06 PM

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Weekends suck for this kind of thing, though. Took almost the whole weekend to get a couple hundred added, yet we got almost 100 in the first few hours today now that everyone's back at work/school. We're only 5 away from 2,200 now.

EDIT: We hit 2200. 300 left. It's clear that weekdays are most certainly better for these kinds of drives. "

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 07:25 PM

I'm assuming these are going to get crazy rare, especially if only less than 3500 are printed.


Very rare. Only 2,500 physical copies will be made if the sign-up is a success. There will be no reprint so the only way to obtain CoH2 will be to buy it off the Playstation Store once the game is up.

What's another great thing about the physical UMD copy is that Vic mentioned of doing either an interview with one of the developers of CoH2 or a Translations Q&A feature in the manual, just like what he did during the Working Designs days.