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PSN Weekly Deals - 3/26: Huge Square Enix Game/DLC, THQ, PixelJunk, and Worms Sales!


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#6991 tylerh1701

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 04:21 PM

^Damn it, that makes 15 months of PS+ for $40 now, I don't think I'm going to be able to resist that, even with the uncertainty of what will happen with PS+ for PS4, and if it will still support PS3.

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#6992 filmthedead

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 04:24 PM

might have to buy a $10 psn card and use that deal.

#6993 rpg

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 04:37 PM

Also, what is the last day to buy PS Plus and get 3 months free? If I did it today, would I get the 3 months plus $10 back?

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#6994 Crunchewy

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 04:48 PM

^Damn it, that makes 15 months of PS+ for $40 now, I don't think I'm going to be able to resist that, even with the uncertainty of what will happen with PS+ for PS4, and if it will still support PS3.


Almost. You're 1 penny short, so you're going to have to buy something else as well.

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#6995 BWOzar

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 04:48 PM

Get $10 back for every $50 that you spend on PSN in March


You get the $10 (or more) back in early April (preempting those who will inevitably complain when they buy $50 worth of stuff today).

Personally, I'd wait until the store fully updates this evening before buying anything. The store has been inconsistent, at best, and I wouldn't want to be stuck without the credit because I bought something a few hours early...

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 04:48 PM

^Damn it, that makes 15 months of PS+ for $40 now, I don't think I'm going to be able to resist that, even with the uncertainty of what will happen with PS+ for PS4, and if it will still support PS3.


I was thinking that, too, but there is a huge question of whether buying a year of PS+ actually gets you $10 back. It only costs $49.99, so it seems likely Sony won't actually give you the $10 back. :(

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#6997 tylerh1701

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 04:50 PM

Almost. You're 1 penny short, so you're going to have to buy something else as well.


I was thinking that, too, but there is a huge question of whether buying a year of PS+ actually gets you $10 back. It only costs $49.99, so it seems likely Sony won't actually give you the $10 back. :(


There's no possibly way I could go a whole month without buying at least one game from the PS Store. There's 2 Vita games going on sale this week that I'm going to get. So I'll be set. But yes, it is a good reminder for others that don't frequent the PS Store as much as I do.

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#6998 affa

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 04:59 PM

I'm not sure how Sony determines which games are released in what region, but I'll bet it has more to do with partnerships with publishers than surveying the wants of each region (though I'm sure there's a bit of that in there).


The point hadn't been that Sony surveys (or even cares), the point was that if every region got the same either Japan or the US would be upset because we have blatantly different gaming tastes as can be seen in pretty much every month's sales charts.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 05:06 PM

Am I the only one interested in Unit 13 for the sale? Thought demo was pretty tight for dual stick shooter, probably the better one on vita.


It was on sale for a similar price a couple of months ago. I was tempted then and may go ahead and bite now.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 05:07 PM

Am I the only one interested in Unit 13 for the sale? Thought demo was pretty tight for dual stick shooter, probably the better one on vita.


I played demos for Little Deviants, Unit 13, Escape Plan, Super Stardust, and (last week) Hustle Kings.

Super Stardust is a definite buy, but i already knew that from the PSN release.
I agree Unit 13 was a superb demo. Did not expect to like it, but did. Now i just have to decide on that price point. But yea, i liked it a lot too.

Little Deviants -- absolutely disappointing.

Escape Plan - curious... but only if the puzzles get harder, and i didn't get a feel for that in the demo. passing.

Hustle Kings - demo didn't give me enough gameplay. i went through the tutorial, then couldn't even play a whole game. seems like a solid pool game if you like those, though. maybe?

Sound Shapes is a solid game for those that don't have it. Beat that and enjoyed it. Also syncs for a double plat ps3/vita.

#7001 kouleefoh

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 05:07 PM

I'm going to buy Smart as and renew to qualify.

#7002 MSUHitman

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 05:11 PM

Any good cheap purchases for those without a Vita to get over $50 with PSN Plus renewal? PSP will work.

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#7003 Zonic505

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 05:15 PM

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#7004 argyle

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 05:19 PM

All I wanna know is how much will Dynasty Warriors 7: Empires cost. :\
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#7005 Sir_Fragalot

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 05:55 PM

Anyone know the winners of gamers choice 2013?
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Posted 26 February 2013 - 05:55 PM

All I wanna know is how much will Dynasty Warriors 7: Empires cost. :\


No one knows for sure, $50 seems to be the top estimate. I'm hoping it'll be 40.

I'm guessing the winners haven't been announced yet since this thread is so far down on the main page.

#7007 Zonic505

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 05:59 PM

Anyone know the winners of gamers choice 2013?

They'll be revealed later today, most likely once PSN updated.
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#7008 The Furry Panda

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:00 PM

So excite for it

#7009 Blaan

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:01 PM

No one knows for sure, $50 seems to be the top estimate. I'm hoping it'll be 40.

I'm guessing the winners haven't been announced yet since this thread is so far down on the main page.


Me too. But now I'm going to have to wait until March to buy it to get the PSN savings.

#7010 Blaan

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:04 PM

The point hadn't been that Sony surveys (or even cares), the point was that if every region got the same either Japan or the US would be upset because we have blatantly different gaming tastes as can be seen in pretty much every month's sales charts.


Ok. I guess my thought is that no matter what you release, no matter where you release it, there is going to be people who are happy about receiving that specific game, and people who aren't. I was just trying to express that the EU releases were more patterned after games that I actually want, as an individual.

#7011 The Furry Panda

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:05 PM

Me too. But now I'm going to have to wait until March to buy it to get the PSN savings.

the get 10 dollars back thing starts today actually when the store updates, so even if it came out today you'd be good.

#7012 Blaan

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:07 PM

the get 10 dollars back thing starts today actually when the store updates, so even if it came out today you'd be good.


Awesome. Thanks for the heads up!

#7013 tylerh1701

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:08 PM

Am I the only one interested in Unit 13 for the sale? Thought demo was pretty tight for dual stick shooter, probably the better one on vita.


I bought it when it was on sale for $12.94 in December. I've only played a few missions but it's pretty fun. I like the idea and the controls work real well.

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#7014 Josh1billion

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:08 PM

Well that sucks. Do you think it could vary on a game-to-game basis?

Hmm, I'm not sure. If nobody has an answer by the end of the week, feel free to PM me and I think I can test it personally, because I just bought the Japanese version of Ni No Kuni (will have it in-hand on Friday) and so I could try the free DLC on it. This is assuming Ni No Kuni has free DLC in Japan, but the U.S. is getting some, so I'm guessing so.

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#7015 affa

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:12 PM

sony mods have confirmed on the blog that a 49.99 ps+ purchase WILL qualify for the $50/$10 credit.

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$49.99 will cut it. No worries.

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#7016 Kotomine

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:27 PM

Hmm, I'm not sure. If nobody has an answer by the end of the week, feel free to PM me and I think I can test it personally, because I just bought the Japanese version of Ni No Kuni (will have it in-hand on Friday) and so I could try the free DLC on it. This is assuming Ni No Kuni has free DLC in Japan, but the U.S. is getting some, so I'm guessing so.


Will do, thanks for the help.

#7017 Soma_Cruz

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:37 PM

I don't remember exactly how this worked last time. Money in my wallet now will count if I don't spend it until the store updates, correct?

#7018 The Furry Panda

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:38 PM

yup. should be that way.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:39 PM

I don't remember exactly how this worked last time. Money in my wallet now will count if I don't spend it until the store updates, correct?

Money in your wallet means nothing until spent for these promos. So your good.

Some people will also ask this "will i get a $10 credit if I put $50 in my wallet"? The answer is NO. You have to buy something with that $50.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:40 PM

Good because I already added funds with PSN cards(I always add them right away, worried about my codes turning up in random code generators) for the sales/releases this week. That would sting if it didn't count.