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[Blockbuster] 50% games under $20 (YMMV?)


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#1 Paladinion

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 01:21 AM

Blockbuster is doing a holiday promotion and selling games for 50% off that they sell pre-owned for $20 or less. Mine had a OK selection.

Games I saw:
Gears of War 3
Portal 2
Deus Ex: HR
Final Fantasy 13
Final Fantasy 13-2
Darkness 2
Dragon Age Origins

And a whole bunch more, nothing real recent. For 20 bucks I got Gears 3 and F13 FF13-2.
Went to another blockbuster and they had the same rack there with similar games.

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Also they are offering Black ops 2 for Wii U, PS3, and 360 for $49.99 NEW

#2 Saix_XIII

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 01:28 AM

My store also has 50% off those games as well, thought this was YMMV so didn't bother reporting it

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#3 Paladinion

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 01:29 AM

My store also has 50% off those games as well, thought this was YMMV so didn't bother reporting it


I was debating not either but I needed something to do while my games installed lol.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 01:31 AM

What's Blockbuster?

#5 Saix_XIII

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 01:32 AM

I got one single game there, Over G Fighters in a generic case for $2.50...The freakin game had a burn ring and doesn't work.

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#6 Paladinion

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 01:35 AM

I got one single game there, Over G Fighters in a generic case for $2.50...The freakin game had a burn ring and doesn't work.


All my disks were like 7/10...you could tell they were in a blockbuster but I only paid like 6 or 7 bucks a game so I was content.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 01:44 AM

Is this a chain wide promotion then? I guess two separate reports makes it seem like a go...

#8 Sgt Barone

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 01:47 AM

Thanks OP, I'm gonna run uptown and check my local store.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 02:06 AM

What's Blockbuster?


that's awesome, I remember when BB was the King, now they are barely holding together. I went by my store at 11am, and they weren't even open yet, a few people were standing outside waiting but obviously someone forgot to set their alarm for 10am!
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Posted 02 December 2012 - 02:35 AM

^ I hope nobody gets an unjustified late fee for trying to return their VHS rental of Driving Miss Daisy right on time...

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 02:42 AM

^ I hope nobody gets an unjustified late fee for trying to return their VHS rental of Driving Miss Daisy right on time...


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Posted 02 December 2012 - 02:44 AM

We're old :)

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 02:45 AM

Thanks, I will stop Monday.
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Posted 02 December 2012 - 02:45 AM

What's a VHS tape? And what's a rewind fee?

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 02:50 AM

When does this sale end ? The only blockbuster in Manhattan ny is down the block from me, go figure lol
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#16 Sgt Barone

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 03:01 AM

Me and my roommate went up and he got Mass Effect 3 for $7.50 and I got Operation Flashpoint Red River for $10!

Other games for between $5 and $10 were:

Kirby Mass Attack
Legendary
NCAA 12
Syndicate
Batman Arkham City
Duke Nukem
Gears of War 3
Brink
Assassins Creed Revalations
The Darkness II

And more! It's defenitely worth it to stop up!

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#17 Gosha

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 03:28 AM

Went by my BBV, no sale that I could see and a bunch of sun faded covers. Did get a Kirby plushie though.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:20 AM

My store and the next closet one just closed down 4 months ago :(.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:28 AM

I live the middle of nowhere where dial up is still viable for some folks, and all 6 of our Blockbusters have been closed for over a year. How the hell do they stay in business anywhere else?

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:31 AM

The sale is active untill January. It isnt advertised and they had to scan a barcode. I picked up two games to flip to Gamestop tommorow and one to keep. I got

:wii: cod mw3 for 9.99 (last reported base value at gs was 12$ in mid November)
:wii: Wii party for 7.50 (base value at Gamestop is 9$)
:ps3: ratchet and clank future tools of distruction for 5.00 (to keep)

If the cod tiv tanked a little bit ill just return it. Im also checking the tiv for crash mind over mutant for the Wii (have a good feeling about this one). With the bbv promo its 5$. oh and if anyone has a ps3 ass creed revelations at their bbv please let me know. Mabye my bbv has something that you are looking for and we can work out something :)
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Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:38 AM

Make sure it's rewound or they'll also charge you a rewind fee.


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#22 Woocls

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:40 AM

In store only? Well I guess I'll run down to my local BB.... oh wait. I don't even think there's a BB in my state!

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:40 AM

They must bring back those CGI hamsters as they absolutly owned back in the day
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Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:28 AM

oh and if anyone has a ps3 ass creed revelations at their bbv please let me know. Mabye my bbv has something that you are looking for and we can work out something


I checked my local store and they had this sale as well. CSR said the sale would end 01/07/2012 so I don't think it's YMMV. I found (3) AC Revelations and was gonna grab two (one for me and ^^^) but the the worker couldn't find the discs, so I ended up with none unfortunately. I did pick up :ps3: Transformers: DOTM for $9.99.

Other games I saw:
:ps3: (prices before 50%)
Warhammer Space Marine $14.99
NCAA Football 12 $14.99
Cars 2 $17.99
Killzone 3 $14.99
Brink $7.99
Deus Ex $14.99
Syndicate $19.99
Captain America $19.99
Ico Collection $18.99
Batman AC $19.99
Shadows of the Damned $14.99

:360: (prices before 50%)
Mass Effect 3 $14.99
Crysis 2 $14.99
The Darkness II $19.99
Final Fantasy XIII-2 $18.99

#25 Dishinshoryuken

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 07:00 AM

Thanks, I will stop Monday.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 07:05 AM

I also saw haze for 3.99. aperently its one of the worst ps3 exclusive games. Is it really that bad ? For 2$ i should give it a try. If anything i could return it if i hate it lol
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Posted 02 December 2012 - 08:28 AM

I also saw haze for 3.99. aperently its one of the worst ps3 exclusive games. Is it really that bad ? For 2$ i should give it a try. If anything i could return it if i hate it lol


Blockbuster doesn't really allow returns, only exchanges.

Amazingly there are still a couple BBV's around here. Might have to stop in and take a look.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 12:07 PM

Bummer I can't get on these deals

Only blockbuster i know is the one near my cousins in San Diego, most of the MA ones closed

I had two within walking distance grrrrr but it's RIP now

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 02:30 PM

I also saw haze for 3.99. aperently its one of the worst ps3 exclusive games. Is it really that bad ? For 2$ i should give it a try. If anything i could return it if i hate it lol


The mechanics and graphics are fine. You will tire of the crappy AI. Its worth a few bucks.

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 12:47 AM

The dude at my local Blockbuster in NH said they were running this deal but it ended at the end of November. Bummer.