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GameFly Nightly Deals: Cars 2 $13, Lego: Pirates $15, LittleBigPlanet 2 $18


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#4381 looploop

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 04:54 PM

I got my PS3 Bulletstorm today. It's apparently the limited edition and includes the online code sheet. Alas, the edges have some chips. I'll see if it works before judging though. For 10 dollars I can't be mad.

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#4382 mr mellow

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 04:56 PM

Little Big Planet 2 seems to be back in stock for whoever missed out earlier, i would hurry though certainly wont last long

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 05:43 PM

if i get killzone 3 from gamefly will it come with an actual killzone 3 case or will it be a generic gamefly case?

you guys say that you complained about the cases and got free ones....

if i recieve a dented/mashed case can i do the same?

i take very good care of my games and my discs, with zero effort. I don't understand why so many others have smashed up cases. You can always tell which games in my set are from gamestop due to the quality difference. I hate crappy cases.

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 06:32 PM

if i get killzone 3 from gamefly will it come with an actual killzone 3 case or will it be a generic gamefly case?

you guys say that you complained about the cases and got free ones....

if i recieve a dented/mashed case can i do the same?

i take very good care of my games and my discs, with zero effort. I don't understand why so many others have smashed up cases. You can always tell which games in my set are from gamestop due to the quality difference. I hate crappy cases.


Gamefly's stuff always comes with the original case/manual/art work and they are always mint. This is because they don't send the rentals out with the original stuff - they keep all that intact and just use it when they sell the games (a very nice thing for all us CAGs who like complete games). The disc, on the other hand, is a crap shoot since it is, after all, a former rental.

And BoromirsFan, the smashed cases discussed here were a result of damage during shipping - it has got nothing to do with how people take care of stuff at home.

FWIW, all the PS3 games I've gotten have been in excellent condition. I wish someone would post a picture of these "chipped" discs so I can see what that even means. I'm not quite sure I follow. It would seem to me any chips on the outside edge would make the disc unplayable since the data goes out to very near the edge.

#4385 Investor9872

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 06:56 PM

All you have to do is just run your finger on the outside edges of your PS3 Gamefly used games. You can't miss them. Just place your finger vertical to the edge of the discs, and feel around them. You will feel multiple dents. And upon closer inspections of those dents, you'll see all the chips.

How big of a file can I attach here? Can I PM them to you? I don't have any software that will resize my pictures, but my Canon can take pictures of around 4MB each. I can try to take some pictures of my 2 games that I had just received from Gamefly (Homefront with over 10 dents, and Bulletstorm with about 5 dents), and send them to you.

Edit: I tried posting pictures that I just took, which are a lot clearer and deeper than the one posted below me. But I don't have the option to post attachments right now. Why is that?

I couldn't add them as attachments, so I added them to my "Picture Album." Just click on my Profile, and the Album with 3 pictures of Homefront can be found on the left side.

FWIW, all the PS3 games I've gotten have been in excellent condition. I wish someone would post a picture of these "chipped" discs so I can see what that even means. I'm not quite sure I follow. It would seem to me any chips on the outside edge would make the disc unplayable since the data goes out to very near the edge.


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<p>Gamefly PS3 chipped discs. Click on more pictures below to enlarge them.
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#4386 looploop

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 07:04 PM

FWIW, all the PS3 games I've gotten have been in excellent condition. I wish someone would post a picture of these "chipped" discs so I can see what that even means. I'm not quite sure I follow. It would seem to me any chips on the outside edge would make the disc unplayable since the data goes out to very near the edge.


You can see it in this photo. They're scattered around the edges of the whole disc, but don't appear to go deep enough to interfere with disc reading so far. It's like someone inexplicably bumped the edges with a sharp rock.
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Posted 15 October 2011 - 07:31 PM

I received Castlevania and Crysis 2 ( both PS3 ) today. Castlevania was in near mint condition. However, the case for Crysis 2 was broken in half. The manual, cover art and disc seem to be ok. First time it has happened so I've contacted GF to see if they can mail me a plastic case.

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 07:58 PM

received Castlevania(360) today disc look like someone threw it in the dryer for a few cycles the first disc installed 100% now to check disc 2

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 08:13 PM

You can see it in this photo. They're scattered around the edges of the whole disc, but don't appear to go deep enough to interfere with disc reading so far. It's like someone inexplicably bumped the edges with a sharp rock.


Save for NFS, almost every recent purchase from Gamefly has been plagued with these. As I recall, the chips are caused by the USPS sorting machines:

http://www.dailytech...rticle14969.htm

Since ordering from GF has moreso become a gamble, I'll probably stick to buying used games elsewhere. :\

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 08:17 PM

I'm on day 7 of waiting for my Castlevania order to show up. I won't worry about it until sometime next week, but damn I wish they'd start having multiple games I want on the same damn night ;)


Spoke too soon: the game showed up today. And, exactly like the copy they sent me the first time I ordered, it can't read the first disc.

Fuck you, Gamefly.
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#4391 kingsnuff

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 08:46 PM

somehow received both :360: DNF (shipped on the 8th) and :ps3: DS2 (shiiped on the 11th) today. DNF is scratched to shit and DS2 has chips in it, both seem to be working fine. Next time I think I'll get priority shipping.
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#4392 mccgre51

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 08:53 PM

I ordered Killzone 3 on 10/5 and received confirmation it shipped on 10/6. Still waiting...

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 08:58 PM

Received my MvC 3 and Crysis 2 limited edition today. Both in great shape. Really sad that there are no more deals to be had :cry:

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 09:06 PM

Save for NFS, almost every recent purchase from Gamefly has been plagued with these. As I recall, the chips are caused by the USPS sorting machines:

http://www.dailytech...rticle14969.htm

Since ordering from GF has moreso become a gamble, I'll probably stick to buying used games elsewhere. :\


I remember that article. I had a feeling that might be the cause of the chips on the discs.

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#4395 Tonious

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 09:11 PM

Got Crysis 2 limited edition, disc is beat up but installed. Happy

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 09:22 PM

I think Gamefly resurfaces the discs before selling them, but the disc being resurfaced wouldn't take away the little chips. But if the chips are so small like they are in the picture above, it should not cause a problem with it playing/working 100% though.

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#4397 leeyum

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 09:39 PM

Just got Crysis 2 today for PS3 everything was in great condition but I do see the chips on the edge of the disc. Should I even bother GF for it or just forget about it?

#4398 StealOfADeal

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 10:02 PM

there going to be deals next week?

#4399 Sgt Barone

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 10:11 PM

Got Bulletstorm for the 360 today and it was in great shape! Case and manual were brand new and the disc had very minor scratches.

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 10:36 PM

Cars 2 and Lego Pirates for 360 showed up today. Lego Pirates looks mint condition, Cars has a few small scratches, typical of a rental. Both installed and ran fine. Despite some folks having problem, Gamefly has been rock solid for me. 36 games purchased from them over the past 2 years, and never had a bad disc.

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 10:37 PM

Got my Bulletstorm today! Great condition other than a couple of really tiny chips on the edge the disc.

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 10:41 PM

This is the first time that I've had issues with the disc condition of a game from Gamefly. My 360 won't read the second disc of the Castlevania I received...

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 12:31 AM

somehow received both :360: DNF (shipped on the 8th) and :ps3: DS2 (shiiped on the 11th) today. DNF is scratched to shit and DS2 has chips in it, both seem to be working fine. Next time I think I'll get priority shipping.


Yeah, same here. Bulletstorm Epic Edition (ordered 10/8) and Crysis 2 Limited Edition (ordered 10/11) arrived today (10/15) and both in perfect condition except Bulletstorm had 7 small chips on disc. First one I've ever had like that from Gamefly.

I'll post if it doesn't work right. This still doesn't deter me. Great deals.

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 12:38 AM

finally received my Killzone 3 I bought on the 6th....now I just need my castlevania to show up

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 12:38 AM

I deliver mail... I can tell you that both Gamefly and Netflix get to me sorted by the same machines.

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 12:44 AM

I think Gamefly resurfaces the discs before selling them, but the disc being resurfaced wouldn't take away the little chips. But if the chips are so small like they are in the picture above, it should not cause a problem with it playing/working 100% though.


No, Gamefly does not resurface discs. These are rental discs, which have probably been all over the country at one time or another, so you should expect to get a disc in less than great condition. I swore off Gamefly a couple of years back after receiving some beat up discs. I just bought MvC3 from them the other day, so we'll see how that turns out when it gets here. PS3 version, so that should help some. No way I would ever order a 360 disc from Gamefly. You just look at a 360 disc the wrong way and it get's a scratch on it.

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 12:51 AM

I think Gamefly resurfaces discs as well. Either that, or I'm getting unused ones.

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 12:59 AM

I think Gamefly resurfaces discs as well. Either that, or I'm getting unused ones.


Based on the number of copies they get for a game and how popular it is/was, you might have a shot at getting a copy that was rarely rented out or possibly never rented out. It's a crap shoot.....and I'm unlucky at gambling. lol

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 01:11 AM

are the crysis 2 and killzone 3 used 20$ prices permanent? I don't think anyone else has them that low......

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Im considering getting it but the naysayers are getting to me!

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 01:29 AM

Resurfacing would not cause the chips. You'd see swirls on the disc. Not to mention blu-rays have an extra layer of protection on them.