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Official Collector's Edition Compilation thread (Latest: Grand Theft Auto V CE/SE)


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#2971 bojay1997

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 12:20 AM

the walking dead collectors edition will only be 10.000 copies. so get yours while you can if interested


Who cares? It's a flimsy cardboard box and a different cover on a book you can buy elsewhere for less. Do you collect cardboard boxes and slightly different covers? I can understand if you were going to buy both items anyway, but if you're specifically buying this because you think it will be rare or valuable, you are kidding yourself.

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 12:36 AM

Who cares? It's a flimsy cardboard box and a different cover on a book you can buy elsewhere for less. Do you collect cardboard boxes and slightly different covers? I can understand if you were going to buy both items anyway, but if you're specifically buying this because you think it will be rare or valuable, you are kidding yourself.

I'll take this over the shitty arse overpriced SF Collection any day.

#2973 Kikyou1

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 12:52 AM

A lot of the CE have dropped in prices.
Uncharted 3 CE at BB is only 30 dollars.
Skyrim CE at GS is 60 dollars.
FF13-2 is 40 dollars at most stores.
SoulCalibur V CE 40 dollars at GS.
Mass Effect 3 N7 CE 30 dollars at GS.
And so on. I recomend if you want a CE you look at the stores prices right now because it probably cost less if it has been out for more then 6 months. Some might be sold out by now though.

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#2974 showtimefolks

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 01:29 AM

A lot of the CE have dropped in prices.
Uncharted 3 CE at BB is only 30 dollars.
Skyrim CE at GS is 60 dollars.
FF13-2 is 40 dollars at most stores.
SoulCalibur V CE 40 dollars at GS.
Mass Effect 3 N7 CE 30 dollars at GS.
And so on. I recomend if you want a CE you look at the stores prices right now because it probably cost less if it has been out for more then 6 months. Some might be sold out by now though.


not many collectors or limited editions are worth the asking price, if a game is made by a big publisher chances are there will be plenty meaning 4-6 months wait time but can pay less than half the price

i wanted witcher 2 dark edition i think it was called and around me in new orleans total of 8 gamestops got 1 and that was a pre order. so sometimes its hard to judge, i just got max payne 3 for $30 when i pre ordered GTA5 which i was planning to buy anyway. so that's huge saving for a game that came out not that long ago

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bioshock
gta 5

these 3 are the ones i see being very limited

#2975 Serpentor

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 02:39 AM

Who cares? It's a flimsy cardboard box and a different cover on a book you can buy elsewhere for less. Do you collect cardboard boxes and slightly different covers? I can understand if you were going to buy both items anyway, but if you're specifically buying this because you think it will be rare or valuable, you are kidding yourself.


I agree with you on this one... The cardboard box can easily be "hand made." The WD game is the very same standard version, no steelcase or anything. The only noticeable thing is the cover of the WD Compendium Vol 1, a different cover. However, that's plain lame no matter how you look at it. The compendium is not even hardcover for the record...

#2976 Zaku77

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 03:09 AM

It's a limited collector's item. You can't hand make that box, and a different cover is still a different cover. For people that collect, this is plenty.

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 03:33 AM

Passed on Persona 4 Solid Gold preorders since I've played the PS2 game, didnt want a Vita before, and have yet to play P3, but now I want it. What are the chances of the Solid Gold showing up at GameStop, or preferably Frys?

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 04:04 AM

Passed on Persona 4 Solid Gold preorders since I've played the PS2 game, didnt want a Vita before, and have yet to play P3, but now I want it. What are the chances of the Solid Gold showing up at GameStop, or preferably Frys?

Unlikely, though there is a chance of some popping back up on Amazon as we draw closer to the release date, as what happened with The Witcher 2: AoK Dark Edition. I'm kind-of-sort-of holding out for that happening--if I can get one, I will; if I can't, I have the $29.99 Newegg preorder of the standard edition.

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#2979 blinknot4

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 04:05 AM

Passed on Persona 4 Solid Gold preorders since I've played the PS2 game, didnt want a Vita before, and have yet to play P3, but now I want it. What are the chances of the Solid Gold showing up at GameStop, or preferably Frys?


I preordered it from here last week - never ordered from CD Universe before, but whatevs: http://www.cdunivers...asp?pid=8818771

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#2980 IzzyF3

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 05:00 AM

I preordered it from here last week - never ordered from CD Universe before, but whatevs: http://www.cdunivers...asp?pid=8818771


Wow! Thank you! I preordered one. I never ordered from them either, but from the retailer reviews, they seem to be fairly reliable. Using up my Black Friday funds already. Lol.

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 09:32 AM

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#2982 giantqtipz

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 01:22 PM

man... we keep getting the editions with crap extras.

what the hell??




#2983 blinknot4

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 01:52 PM

man... we keep getting the editions with crap extras.

what the hell??


1) C'mon, you don't like avatar hats!?! <---- a joke

2) Just order from Amazon UK, they ship games to the US now. <---- I have done it, it is true

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#2984 giantqtipz

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 03:06 PM

1) C'mon, you don't like avatar hats!?! <---- a joke

2) Just order from Amazon UK, they ship games to the US now. <---- I have done it, it is true


oh really?

cool.

i just searched injustice and mgs rising, they only have the regular editions :(

i do have mgs rising preordered from zavvi though, i hope the box wont be beat when it arrives




#2985 blinknot4

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 04:46 PM

Wow! Thank you! I preordered one. I never ordered from them either, but from the retailer reviews, they seem to be fairly reliable. Using up my Black Friday funds already. Lol.


No prob! I just hope they actually do get the Premium edition. I thought it was exclusive to G'Stop and Amazon, but I guess I was wrong. At times I tremble with fear (not really) that they will actually send me the vanilla version. Time will tell...

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 04:54 PM

Damn you futureshop!!!

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 08:55 PM

Anyone know if the Amazon exclusive for Game of Thrones still includes the artbook? It's still pictured on the ad but says you get it when pre-ordering. They've dropped the price on the 360 version down to $19.92 so if it still comes with the book it's a great deal.

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#2988 Kazaganthi

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 10:00 PM

Anyone know if the Amazon exclusive for Game of Thrones still includes the artbook? It's still pictured on the ad but says you get it when pre-ordering. They've dropped the price on the 360 version down to $19.92 so if it still comes with the book it's a great deal.

http://www.amazon.co...m=ATVPDKIKX0DER


Yes, I can confirm from personal experience. You see that edition button under PS3 or Xbox360 version? Make sure Art Book Bundle is selected, not Standard Edition.


#2989 havuk

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 12:11 AM

1) C'mon, you don't like avatar hats!?! <---- a joke

2) Just order from Amazon UK, they ship games to the US now. <---- I have done it, it is true



that's strange, i tried ordering the f.e.a.r. 3 ce from amazon uk and it said they couldn't ship to my address in the USA??

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#2990 blinknot4

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 01:14 AM

that's strange, i tried orfering the f.e.a.r. 3 ce from amazon uk and it said they couldn't ship to my address in the USA??


When did you try? Because it is new within the past couple weeks. Most recently I imported a Join Or Die version of AC3 from Amazon UK. All games I have imported have been PS3 versions, btw.

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#2991 blinknot4

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 01:17 AM

US METAL GEAR RISING LE BOX ART REVEALED!
Although not as glorious as the Zaavi edition, still damn fine looking. See spoiler below.

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#2992 bojay1997

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 01:20 AM

US METAL GEAR RISING LE BOX ART REVEALED!
Although not as glorious as the Zaavi edition, still damn fine looking. See spoiler below.

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I wonder when preorders will open up at other sources besides Amazon? The outer box looks very flimsy, so this is definitely one I won't be ordering from them.

#2993 blinknot4

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 01:23 AM

I wonder when preorders will open up at other sources besides Amazon? The outer box looks very flimsy, so this is definitely one I won't be ordering from them.


I'm not saying this as a fanboy or even being remotely rude, but that is a RENDERING. It is an artist mockup. Based on that fact alone, how can you tell what the paper stock is, thus determining its flimsiness?

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#2994 Zaku77

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 01:27 AM

Oh my God, that's a different steelbook. This game has 3 different steelbooks!!!!

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#2995 Zaku77

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 01:28 AM

that's strange, i tried orfering the f.e.a.r. 3 ce from amazon uk and it said they couldn't ship to my address in the USA??


Was it actually from amazon, not a seller; also, how long ago was it?

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#2996 bojay1997

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 01:28 AM

I'm not saying this as a fanboy or even being remotely rude, but that is a RENDERING. It is an artist mockup. Based on that fact alone, how can you tell what the paper stock is, thus determining its flimsiness?


It doesn't change the fact that the box is much taller than it is wide, so unless they use very heavy cardboard, it will get dinged and dented. You're right that I can't say for sure, but I'm not going to take any chances.

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 01:29 AM

What is the point of saying its "high frequency":shock:

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#2998 bojay1997

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 01:30 AM

Was it actually from amazon, not a seller; also, how long ago was it?


Even though Amazon UK has removed most limitations to shipping games to the US, I have found a number that they still refuse to ship including Way of the Samurai 4 on the PS3 and a bunch of others. I'm not sure how the restrictions get put in place, but they do still exist for some titles.

#2999 blinknot4

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 01:41 AM

Even though Amazon UK has removed most limitations to shipping games to the US, I have found a number that they still refuse to ship including Way of the Samurai 4 on the PS3 and a bunch of others. I'm not sure how the restrictions get put in place, but they do still exist for some titles.


True, in fact, if you are logged in to your Amazon account while browsing the UK site, it will even say it at the top of the product page. Something like 'this item cannot be dispatched to your address'. But, most games now are eligible. At least on the PS3 side of things.

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:17 AM

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