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#61 ExtremeEagle

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 01:11 AM

I picked up the Disgaea 4 Premium Edition for $40 from one of these, so there's hope for one decent title out of the bunch.

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 01:13 AM

99 cent zelda and kirbys return or whatever it's called, cmon

#63 TheMightySlinky

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 01:44 AM

hope the collectors edition of dark souls gos on sale.

#64 JaylisJayP

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 01:46 AM

Comeon Kingdoms of Amalur....$40 is my sweetspot for that one.


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#65 paddlefoot

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 01:50 AM

It would be sweet if they did an add Vita event.



I can't see a Vita event that offers deals any better than the B2G1. Better to get something unique and interesting.

#66 CheapAssAsian

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 02:14 AM

theyre not even giving any clues this time?

#67 DukeMagnem

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 02:24 AM

They'll give the clues at midnight PST like they always do with their lightening deals.

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 02:29 AM

hope the collectors edition of dark souls gos on sale.


Doubtful, Amazon sold out of them a long time ago; they're only available through Amazon's sellers now. With half the content being digital, I'd rather just buy the standard anyway. But yeah, while I'm wishing for things, might as well add Dark Souls for $20 to the list.

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 02:30 AM

theyre not even giving any clues this time?


Well, Cheapy posted this, he must have have some sort of inside info. (Or do they have the announcement of this deal on their site somewhere?)

We need some clues, man.

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 02:31 AM

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 02:34 AM

Skyrim for $40 to match Walmart's ad, perhaps?

#72 mrclutch

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 02:47 AM

Anybody else feel Black Ops for $19.99 for about the 100th time.

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 03:01 AM

I remember back when I was brand new to CAG and would get excited for these, not anymore.

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 03:18 AM

Doubtful, Amazon sold out of them a long time ago; they're only available through Amazon's sellers now. With half the content being digital, I'd rather just buy the standard anyway. But yeah, while I'm wishing for things, might as well add Dark Souls for $20 to the list.



it is a shame that everything is digital, just cant make up my mind if its worth it or not.

do these sales ever have anything good? im pretty new to this and dont know if i should just wait and see or not waste the time.

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 03:30 AM

Anybody else feel Black Ops for $19.99 for about the 100th time.

You mean World At War, right? Cuz if you're looking for BLOPS for $20, then GS has it(used) for that much.

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 03:32 AM

In for 10 World at Wars!!!! They had it the last time didn't they, I remember them having something CoD.

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 03:45 AM

hoping for 360 mw3 controller

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 03:53 AM

I hope for LoTR: War in the North and a better job.

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#79 Taren Fox

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 03:57 AM

$9.99 Sly Cooper Collection plz!! :D

#80 Auburn

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 04:06 AM

Well, Cheapy posted this, he must have have some sort of inside info. (Or do they have the announcement of this deal on their site somewhere?)

We need some clues, man.


They sent out the start time for the deal via Email.

#81 DukeMagnem

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 04:29 AM

it is a shame that everything is digital, just cant make up my mind if its worth it or not.

do these sales ever have anything good? im pretty new to this and dont know if i should just wait and see or not waste the time.


They had some pretty good sales over the holidays, but honestly there were so many people shopping that the deals were gone within seconds. Last time they had one of these Gold Box sales for video games, Dead Island was the DotD for $25... I forgot what the lightning deals were.

Usually they're things like a fitness game, a dance game, a game they're clearly trying to unload because it's been on sale three times within a month, and some shooter, usually one that's overpriced. Now that I'm thinking about it, MW3 was one lightning deal at $40 last time, but who really cares when it's been that price somewhere for the past month.

I think the Gold Box events get a bad name because they announce them, people get a chance to hype them up and speculate, and then you end up with about six games on sale and then some crappy buy two get one promotion where everything is overpriced. Generally, one out of every three times there'll be something I consider getting. DI and MW3 last time weren't bad deals, just not for me. I think someone brought up a good point last time that these sales are for Amazon's customers, not really for gamers.

But yeah... Dark Souls. It does suck that a lot of the content was digital. If the standard version hits $20, I'd be a buyer. Maybe try to catch a sale on the hardcover Future Press guide to satisfy the collector in me. Future Press really does do some nice work compared to other hardcover guides I've had.

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#82 Majin Stan

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 04:34 AM

Hoping for Saints Row: The Third!!! $25!?!?!
Feel guilty that I haven't already bought it since Cheapy is DLC! But, unfortunately CheapyD, someone has instilled the value of getting the lowest price, no matter how long it takes to find!

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 04:47 AM

So you were actually taxed? Was it from Amazon or a third party seller?

I ordered a pair of headphones from Amazon last night and it shipped today (shipping on a Sunday omg) and I wasn't taxed.

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It was from Amazon and I was taxed...but I did get the free super saver shipping
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Posted 27 February 2012 - 05:05 AM

I feel like i'm in an abusive relationship every time this happens. "Next time will be better... Next time for sure..."


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#85 CheapAssAsian

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 05:12 AM

c'monnnn mario kart 7!

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 05:51 AM

And here I just got rid of my Wii. To think, I will miss out on a boxing glove to tuck my nunchuck into, or some plastic wang to clip on to my Wii mote.
As a fervent supporter of Amazon, I gotta go with the crowd on this. These goldboxes always suck, and these threads are always good for some terse responses, once the sale items are revealed.

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 05:52 AM

c'monnnn mario kart 7!


why didnt you just get it for $29.99 at newegg?

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 06:07 AM

Come on PSVita for $99.

#89 CheapAssAsian

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 06:13 AM

why didnt you just get it for $29.99 at newegg?


b/c im hoping it'll go even lower.

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 06:20 AM

Come on PSVita for $99.


That's wishful thinking... Like posters have stated before, these amazon "deals" aren't that great. I can't remember the last time i jumped on one of these deals.