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#241 Sonne

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 05:54 PM

On a random note, the Voucher that comes with UC2 has a PSP Uncharted Pinball game that works with Vita, that's oddly addicting. Definitely something to look into for Vita users.

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 05:59 PM

Just picked up The Jak collection and Singularity for 33.29 at amazon. New prices are live there.

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 06:18 PM

So Gamescom just ended and as far as I can tell they never announced any price drops for hardware or software. So I guess this was just a "thing" that was happening.
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Posted 14 August 2012 - 06:22 PM

Just got Jak and Daxter from Amazon! Woo hoo

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 06:24 PM

The only thing they announced in terms of price cuts were "PS3 Essentials" which I am assuming will be $19.99 (they were listed as 19.99 in Euros). They showed 6 titles, but the only two I caught were inFamous and LBP.
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Posted 14 August 2012 - 06:27 PM

Picked up the two collections, Jak, Daxter & Kratos. $40 for 5 remastered games :applause:
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Posted 14 August 2012 - 06:28 PM

GT5 XL now $20 on newegg free ship still $30s on amazon mobile. OOS on walmart.com.

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 06:44 PM

The only thing they announced in terms of price cuts were "PS3 Essentials" which I am assuming will be $19.99 (they were listed as 19.99 in Euros). They showed 6 titles, but the only two I caught were inFamous and LBP.

They said that was Europe only.

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 06:47 PM

GT5 XL now $20 on newegg free ship still $30s on amazon mobile. OOS on walmart.com.

Uncharted 3 is $20 with FS too at Newegg now.

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 06:49 PM

They said that was Europe only.


Ah... Okay, I must have missed that part. I was trying to do some online tests and had the stream going in the back ground. I flipped windows at that time but must have missed the Europe only thing.
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#251 StealOfADeal

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 07:34 PM

I can grab it from walmart by doing instore pick-up... but I'll wait for bestbuy, i've got $10 in credit about to show up on top on the $5 I already have :)

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 07:38 PM

Uncharted 3 is 23 bucks on amazon currently.

*edit* NM, third party seller.
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Posted 14 August 2012 - 07:39 PM

Uncharted 3 on Amazon appears to be at the new price when viewed on my wishlist, but when I click on the game it goes 4-5 dollars higher. I was going to impulse buy this game, but now that I have been forced to wait, I figure I should probably beat the previous 2 games first. Completely forgot about that. :lol:

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 07:44 PM

I can grab it from walmart by doing instore pick-up... but I'll wait for bestbuy, i've got $10 in credit about to show up on top on the $5 I already have :)


I'm trying to wait for BB to drop so I can scoop another $10 code for in-store pickup :D taking their sweet time though

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 07:50 PM

I'm trying to wait for BB to drop so I can scoop another $10 code for in-store pickup :D taking their sweet time though


Just wait it out..... 8-)

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 07:58 PM

Just wait it out..... 8-)


Do I dare to even play a game in my excessive backlog???? ....nah :lol:

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 07:59 PM

Do I dare to even play a game in my excessive backlog???? ....nah :lol:


What is this "play" you speak of? I thought these were nothing but decorative boxes to line my shelves with.
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Posted 14 August 2012 - 08:02 PM

Went in to Toys R Us to test my luck for trying to price match Uncharted 3 while doing errands, ended up being a bust seeing as all stores in the area are entirely out of stock.
Guess my $5 coupon won't be seeing any use, though those new Halo 4 figures were tempting, as well as the Borderlands psycho that was there.
Looks like Best Buy will get my money once more when they finally change the price.

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 08:10 PM

The PlayStation Store Update was just posted, and none of the digital copies reflect this MSRP change. Absolutely ridiculous.

If Sony really wants to push people into digital distribution, they're doing a horrible job of it. They did this with the PSP, too. They issued a platform-wide $30 maximum MSRP and then proceeded to allow $40 digital purchases.

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 08:22 PM

The PlayStation Store Update was just posted, and none of the digital copies reflect this MSRP change. Absolutely ridiculous.

If Sony really wants to push people into digital distribution, they're doing a horrible job of it. They did this with the PSP, too. They issued a platform-wide $30 maximum MSRP and then proceeded to allow $40 digital purchases.


Sony makes it hard not to root for the hackers dont they. :roll:

Also, a bit tangential but still related - how are you discouraging the used game market (for your developers) by making retail copies (which can be traded in) cheaper than digital copies?

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 08:24 PM

so is this for real or not? GT5 XL isn't $19.99 anywhere....

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 08:26 PM

so is this for real or not? GT5 XL isn't $19.99 anywhere....


Try this:

http://www.walmart.c...tion-3/19581054

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 08:27 PM

so is this for real or not? GT5 XL isn't $19.99 anywhere....


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Posted 14 August 2012 - 08:28 PM

Try this:

http://www.walmart.c...tion-3/19581054


Or this..

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16879261376

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 08:29 PM

so is this for real or not? GT5 XL isn't $19.99 anywhere....


It's 19.96 at Walmart.com( though it is currently sold out) and it is $19.99 on Newegg. Some of these places are sometimes slow to act when there is an MSRP drop/ Hell, Little Big Planet 2 SE was 39.99 for a while then dropped to 19.99 a month or two ago and Best Buy still has it at 59.99

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 08:38 PM

What is this "play" you speak of? I thought these were nothing but decorative boxes to line my shelves with.


It's something I used to do a long time ago...then I found cag.

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 08:55 PM

Went to two Best Buy locations and none of the prices were changed in the system.

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 09:00 PM

^ Yeah same for my BB and TRU when I called earlier.

ETA: Uncharted 3 is OOS now at Newegg.

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 09:03 PM

Went in to Toys R Us to test my luck for trying to price match Uncharted 3 while doing errands, ended up being a bust seeing as all stores in the area are entirely out of stock.
Guess my $5 coupon won't be seeing any use, though those new Halo 4 figures were tempting, as well as the Borderlands psycho that was there.
Looks like Best Buy will get my money once more when they finally change the price.


I stopped collecting Halo figures but I just youtube'd videos of the new Halo 4 ones and they look sick. Master Chief comes with the cryogenic tube thing. :D But TRU has it for $30 and apparently Target has it for $25

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 10:07 PM

I stopped collecting Halo figures but I just youtube'd videos of the new Halo 4 ones and they look sick. Master Chief comes with the cryogenic tube thing. :D But TRU has it for $30 and apparently Target has it for $25

If that's the case then I'm really glad I didn't waste my coupon on it, thanks for the heads up. Only single figure they had was the chief, maybe I'll go back for the Borderlands psycho tomorrow, or that Halo ghost they have on clearance for $15.