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#1 Envel

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 08:19 PM

Buy 1 get 1 40% off on all video games

:ds: Free $20 gift card plus a free mario bobble head stylus with the purchase of any Dsi ($150) or Dsi XL ($170) game system

Buy 1 get 1 25% off on all Skylanders figures

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 11:36 PM

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 11:51 PM

Still boooo TRU for jacking up the retail prices of the Skylanders figures. Very KB Toys of you. So 2 figures at TRU WITH 25% off the second is still $1 more than EVERYWHERE ELSE!!!. Thanks for posting just BOOO TRU.

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 01:09 AM

Still boooo TRU for jacking up the retail prices of the Skylanders figures. Very KB Toys of you. So 2 figures at TRU WITH 25% off the second is still $1 more than EVERYWHERE ELSE!!!. Thanks for posting just BOOO TRU.


No, the second is $0.50 less, but the fact that they are charging $10 for an $8 figure....

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 01:28 AM

Damn, I never realized they jacked the price up on the singles there. I bought the Legendary 3 pack and the Adventure pack that didn't come in the Best Buy Mega Pack there for B1G1 during the Black Friday sale, but had ignored the singles due to Gamestops sale on the singles and 3 packs.

Wonder why the powers that be didn't release more Skylanders figures before Christmas? Seems like a missed opportunity.

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 06:30 AM

No, the second is $0.50 less, but the fact that they are charging $10 for an $8 figure....


I was talking about the all in price. The net is $1.50 over buying 2 anywhere else.

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 06:34 AM

B1g1 for 40% is ok. Overall this ad isnt great
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#8 metallicoholic

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 06:45 AM

Still boooo TRU for jacking up the retail prices of the Skylanders figures. Very KB Toys of you. So 2 figures at TRU WITH 25% off the second is still $1 more than EVERYWHERE ELSE!!!. Thanks for posting just BOOO TRU.


Agreed. It makes no sense considering all other places still sell them for the normal price. I'm thinking they're just taking advantage of parents trying to buy them for kids before Christmas. What really sucks is that TRU seems to be the only place that even has sales on Skylanders figures.
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Posted 24 December 2011 - 09:20 AM

I just wanted to bitch about their Skylanders prices as well. Fucking ridiculous. Dont buy that crap from them at those prices. It should be $20 for the 3 character packs and $8 for individual figures. Not $25/$10.

#10 gokou36

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 10:21 AM

What's so good about Skylanders?

#11 Redrun101

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 11:09 AM

You mean besides havin an incredible amount of characters to run around and smash stuff?

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 01:41 PM

Nothing console related? Thanks for posting OP, I might bite on the games deal.
Ok then, knuckle up.

#13 Righteous Nixon

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 02:02 PM

Its all good. Free Markets work out this kind of crap on their own. Its reasons like this that Toys'R'us was in bankrupcy a few years back with something like 6 billion in debt and I have no doubt whatsoever that they will be back in that same position soon enough. They can run around buying every toy company in the US, it wont make a lick of difference if they dont actually have sound a business model. More and more people are turning into bargain shoppers and more and more people are taking the time to see what the proper prices of an item should be. You cant have a business model that charges above MSRP and expect people to have any sort of loyalty to your brand. Likewise, you cant charge 16 dollars to ship 4 videogames and expect people to buy video games in your store. Its never going to happen.

Whats comical about all of this is that people like Storch and Friedman, the acting president and CEO, have all of this experience and knowledge yet dont have the common sense to know something that every last person in this forum knows, that nobody is going to buy games from a store that charges 16 bucks to ship 4 games. It really blows my mind. I would have loved to just sit in on the meeting where they discussed the shipping model that was going to be used for gaming. I have no doubt it would be highly entertaining. If I didn't know better, I would swear they were purposely trying to tank their online sales for gaming.

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 02:47 PM

After the whole music bundle/coupon/fraud thing, I was serious about not shopping at tru. They have done nothing to make me go back on my word. Sales are meh at best and u would think that they would be trying to cash in on people using gift cards and/or looking for after xmas sales

#15 LouieT

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 09:11 PM

:ps3: Buy the 320GB PS3 Everybody Dance Move bundle for $299.99, get a $75 Target gift card for free.

:360: Buy the 4GB Xbox 360 Kinect bundle for $299.99, get a $75 Target gift card for free.

:3ds: Nintendo 3DS & Super Mario 3D Land bundle $179.99

:3ds: 3DS starter kit $24.99

uDraw Gaming Tablet: :wii: $49.99, :360::ps3: $59.99

:360::ps3::wii::3ds: Skylanders starter pack $59.99

:wii: Wii Fit Plus $89.99


:360::wii: Just Dance 3 $29.99
:360::ps3::wii: Michael Jackson The Experience $29.99

These games are $39.99 "titles shown and selected others":
:360::ps3: Assassin's Creed: Revelations
:360::ps3: Madden NFL 12
:360::ps3: Modern Warfare 3
:360::ps3: Battlefield 3
:360::ps3: Batman: Arkham City
:360: Gears of War 3

Save $10. Prices shown after discount, "titles shown and selected others":
:360: Dance Central 2 $39.99
:360::ps3::wii: Disney Universe $39.99
:360::ps3: Need for Speed The Run $49.99
:360::ps3: Saint's Row The Third $49.99
:ps3: Uncharted 3 $49.99
:ps3: Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One $49.99
:360::ps3: Rocksmith $69.99

Edited by LouieT, 25 December 2011 - 05:27 AM.
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#16 LouieT

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 09:56 PM

Prices are good on Christmas on bestbuy.com, stores are closed on Christmas.

:pc: Buy a desktop tower or all-in-one computer, get World of Warcraft: Battle Chest for free.

:360: Buy the 250GB Xbox 360 for $299.99, get a $75 Best Buy gift card for free.

:360: Xbox Live 12-month Gold card $39.99
:360: Kinect sensor $99.99

Rocketfish Wired Gaming Headset $39.99

Playstation 3D Display $399.99

:ps3: Dualshock 3 Charging Station $19.99
:ps3: 3D Glasses $49.99
:ps3: Wireless Stereo Headset $89.99
Additional sales listed on bestbuy.com:
:ps3: Media/Bluray remote $19.99
:ps3: Navigation controller $19.99
:ps3: Move Sharpshooter $19.99
:ps3: 6.5" HDMI cable $19.99
:ps3: Move Charging Station $19.99
:ps3: Wireless Keypad $29.99
:ps3: Move motion controller $39.99
:ps3: Bluetooth headset $39.99


:360::ps3: Brink $9.99

Nicktoons MLB :wii: $9.99 :360: $19.99
:wii: ABBA You Can Dance $19.99

:360::ps3: Assassin's Creed Revelations $29.99
:360::ps3: Dead Island $29.99
:360::wii: Just Dance 3 $29.99
:360::wii: The Black Eyed Peas Experience $29.99
:360: Halo Anniversary $29.99
:ps3: Tekken Hybrid $29.99

:360::ps3::pc: Warhammer 30,000: Space Marine $29.99 - This is $9.99 with the $20 off coupon for this game from December's issue of @Gamer magazine.

:360::ps3::pc: Saint's Row The Third $34.99
:360::ps3: Metal Gear Solid HD Collection $34.99
:wii: Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games $34.99
:360: Rabbids Alive & Kicking $34.99

:360::ps3::wii: Rayman Origins $39.99
:360::ps3: Modern Warfare 3 $39.99
:360::ps3: Deus Ex: Human Revolution $39.99
:360::ps3: WWE 12 $39.99
:360::ps3: NBA 2K12 $39.99
:360::ps3: Battlefield 3 $39.99
:360::ps3: Goldeneye Reloaded 007 $39.99
:wii: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword $39.99
:360: Gears of War 3 $39.99
:360: Forza 4 $39.99
:ps3: Resistance 3 $39.99
:ps3: Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One $39.99

uDraw Gaming Tablet :wii: $39.99 :360::ps3: $49.99
Batman Arkham City :pc: $39.99 :360::ps3: $49.99

:360::ps3: Madden NFL 12 $49.99

Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2012 :wii: $34.99 :360::ps3: $54.99
Cabela's Survival: Shadows of Katmai :wii: $34.99 :360::ps3: $54.99

:360::ps3::wii::3ds: Skylanders starter pack $59.99


Save $100 on select gaming consoles with purchase and 2-year activation of a mobile hotspot.

Save 20% when you purchase 2 or more pre-owned video games.

Get 50% bonus trade-in credit when you pre-order one of 11 select titles.
Complete list from bestbuy.com/gametradein:
:360::ps3::pc: Mass Effect 3
:360::ps3::pc: Max Payne 3
:360::ps3: Final Fantasy XIII-2
:360::ps3: Bioshock Infinite
:360::ps3: Soul Caliber V
:360::ps3: Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
:360::ps3: Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City
:pc: Diablo III
:360: Halo 4
:ps3: MLB 12: The Show
:ps3: Twisted Metal

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"Sunday-Tuesday: Christmas sale at bestbuy.com plus free shipping on everything."
bestbuy.com sale prices, these prices may or may not be the same in-store:

Zumba Fitness :wii: $24.99 :360: $29.99
:360::ps3::wii: Winter Stars $9.99
:360::ps3::wii: Skylander's Mega Pack $89.99
:360::wii::ds: Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip Wrecked $19.99
:360::ps3: uDraw: Pictionary Ultimate Edition $29.99
:360::ps3: uDraw Marvel Super Hero Squad: Comic Combat $29.99
:360::ps3::pc: Skyrim Collector's Edition $99.99
:360::ps3: Supremacy MMA $29.99
:360: Hulk Hogan's Main Event $14.99
:360: Twister Mania $14.99
:360: Tropico 4 $14.99
:360: Play & Charge Kit $15.99
:360: SanDisk 8GB USB Flash Drive $24.99
:360: Blackwater $29.99
:360: Wired controller $29.99
:360: Wireless controller $34.99
:360: Disney Universe $39.99
:360: Gears of War 3 Vault $49.99
:360: Gears of War 3 Epic Edition $99.99
:ps3: DJ Hero 2 turntable bundle $9.99
:ps3: Move Mayhem Bundle $99.99
:wii: Centipede: Infestation $9.99
:wii: Nunchuk Controller $16.99
:wii: Zumba Fitness 2 $24.99
:wii: Wii Remote Plus - White $33.99
:wii: Wii Remote Plus - Black $37.99
:wii: Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock guitar bundle $19.99
:ps3::wii: Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock band bundle $29.99
:pc: World of Warcraft Cataclysm Collector's Edition $39.99
:pc: Cyborg RAT5 gaming mouse $56.98
:ds: Max & The Magic Marker $9.99
:ds: SanDisk 4GB SDHC Memory Card for DSi $10.99
:ds: Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic $19.99
:ds: Camping Mama: Outdoor Adventure $19.99
A whole bunch of gaming headest discounted

Edited by LouieT, 25 December 2011 - 08:52 AM.
updated preorder list and bestbuy.com sale


#17 JollehRoger

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 10:01 PM

Some awesome deals, thanks OP.
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#18 chicagocubsfan

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 10:05 PM

hopefully naruto generations is on that list of preoder games

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#19 foreinter

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 10:05 PM

Thank u for posting this. Merry Christmas.

#20 vanlandw

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 10:07 PM

best price around for mw3 might bite if I don't get it for Christmas thanks for the full add op

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 10:08 PM

What do you expect from them? When they charge $89.99 for Gears of War 3 Limited Edition, and it retails for $79.99. They have fell off something awful. After all my shopping(videogame-wise) I find that Kmart is probably the best bet for deals. They have the best Rewards Program. It's way better than, TRU, which is an utter joke. Still also better than Gamestop and Best Buy despite their revamped programs. Hands down the best.

#22 jooanyenna

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 10:08 PM

Gears of War 3 is $40 again next week.

Maybe it's the new MSRP for the game.
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Posted 24 December 2011 - 10:09 PM

The obvious winner here is Space Marine for $9.99 after the $20 @Gamer coupon. Thank you for the heads up, definitely going to be "in for 1".
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#24 foreinter

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 10:13 PM

Thank u for the posting. Nothing for me.

#25 jooanyenna

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 10:16 PM

The obvious winner here is Space Marine for $9.99 after the $20 @Gamer coupon. Thank you for the heads up, definitely going to be "in for 1".


Thank you for remind me of the coupon. I completely forgot about it.

BTW, I was so hoping for Catherine be $30-40 this week but oh well.
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Posted 24 December 2011 - 10:16 PM

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 10:22 PM

possible AMazon price match?

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#28 Link927

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 10:32 PM

I'm still waiting for a good deal from TRU for skylander figures. I got the game recently, and I'm holding onto some TRU giftcards due to their recent deals.

Nothing to see here, move along!


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Posted 24 December 2011 - 10:33 PM

Gonna get warhammer with coupon

#30 preston181

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 10:37 PM

How does one go about getting one of these coupons?