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#1501 The End

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:20 PM

Definitely not. I reached out about doing a promotion and found out we're not even supposed to be selling it (it being Mafia) right now. I'm pressing the button that kills the buy box right now.

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I briefly entertained the notion of using my 2K coupon (the ones that we got towards the end of the year) on Mafia 1. If I had, would I have even gotten a key? If so, would I now be looking at the possibility of that key being revoked?

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:23 PM

I briefly entertained the notion of using my 2K coupon (the ones that we got towards the end of the year) on Mafia 1. If I had, would I have even gotten a key? If so, would I now be looking at the possibility of that key being revoked?


Yes you definitely would have gotten a key and no we're not revoking keys.

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#1503 goombahup

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:23 PM

Thanks for the updates Tony!

#1504 The End

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:26 PM

Yes you definitely would have gotten a key and no we're not revoking keys.

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Thanks for the reply. While I didn't actually buy, I'm sure this comes as welcome news to those who did.

Can you provide any insight as to why the game is unavailable for purchase?

#1505 soulkyo

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:26 PM

Yes you definitely would have gotten a key and no we're not revoking keys.

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#1506 guardian_owl

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:30 PM

You might consider putting this link somewhere near the top of the OP with a note to "Click this link to see my most recent posts."

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:33 PM

Can you provide any insight as to why the game is unavailable for purchase?


I actually am unsure. I can ask but I'm not sure I'll get anything I can share.

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#1508 soulkyo

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:33 PM

You might consider putting this link somewhere near the top of the OP with a note to "Click this link to see my most recent posts."


It won't work because the searchid won't be the same, it's randomly generated each time you search something.

#1509 seamoss

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:37 PM

It won't work because the searchid won't be the same, it's randomly generated each time you search something.


This will work:

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:41 PM

Definitely not. I reached out about doing a promotion and found out we're not even supposed to be selling it (it being Mafia) right now. I'm pressing the button that kills the buy box right now.

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Talk about your all-time backfires.

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:06 PM

Compatibility tips for for those who have Mafia (or the 3-CD edition)
http://pcgamingwiki...._of_Lost_Heaven
The page doesn't mention however that controller support would be DirectInput (supported by the Logitech F310 or F710).

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#1512 soulkyo

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:11 PM

Compatibility tips for for those who have Mafia (or the 2-CD edition)
http://pcgamingwiki...._of_Lost_Heaven
The page doesn't mention however that controller support would be DirectInput (supported by the Logitech F310 or F710).


Thanks for the info, luckily I have the F710 controller ;)

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:11 PM

Good news on FC3! [STEAM Key and $30 for non-Deluxe after coupon]

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:47 PM

Good new for those waiting for Far Cry 3...we got Steam keys for the upcoming deal.

Since you managed to get Steam keys to UPlay game, it would be great to try the same with Rayman Origins. It comes DRM free, but it's also published by Ubi. So far steamable copies are distributed only through Steam. Just giving the idea, because I'm still waiting for a decent deal on it. I would rather buy it from Amazon and pretty sure I'm not alone with this.

#1515 pablo_vllj

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:50 PM

Since you managed to get Steam keys to UPlay game, it would be great to try the same with Rayman Origins. It comes DRM free, but it's also published by Ubi. So far steamable copies are distributed only through Steam. Just giving the idea, because I'm still waiting for a decent deal on it. I would rather buy it from Amazon and pretty sure I'm not alone with this.


You definitely aren't ;)

#1516 spoderman

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:50 PM

Since you managed to get Steam keys to UPlay game, it would be great to try the same with Rayman Origins. It comes DRM free, but it's also published by Ubi. So far steamable copies are distributed only through Steam. Just giving the idea, because I'm still waiting for a decent deal on it. I would rather buy it from Amazon and pretty sure I'm not alone with this.


Yeah it would've been nice if Amazon had Steamkeys for Rayman Origins back during the Ubisoft credit promo.

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:05 PM

Definitely not. I reached out about doing a promotion and found out we're not even supposed to be selling it (it being Mafia) right now. I'm pressing the button that kills the buy box right now.

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Did they give you more info, was it a licensing issue? I am always bummed when a game gets pulled, especially considering that with digital copies there aren't the practical limitations of still manufacturing a game, keeping it on shelves, etc. I was really bummed recently when Steam pulled all of the 007 games that I was waiting for a sale on. They may not have been the best games but I still wanted to play them. I did pick up a physical copy of Blood Stone from amazon since it was pulled from Steam.

Tony .... Couldn't you warn us in advance for example? There is literally no place to buy this game digitally right now as the other guys stated ... Meaning the only way to get the game is to pirate or e.g. steal it. Why should we get down to these situations? No way to get a game legally?

Sad thing there was no warning in advance :(


I know that for this game it was too late, but it isn't a bad idea to work with publishers to let you know if a game is going to get removed and then have some sort of clearance sale. Might as well push a lot of sales at the end rather than just silently removing it from the store.

#1518 Naked Snake Eyes

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:12 PM

I just heard Deadlight might be 3.74, I'd buy it for sure.

#1519 DarkZero104

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:19 PM

Rayman Origins is drm optional on Amazon and was during the sale for that matter. A few of us got it after one person got it and found nothing (I was the second person to get it and checked too). Steam version is drm free, doesn't even use steam. Amazon doesn't install tages by default. Pretty sure it's a glitch in the installer, but it's better this way. That's another you'll ruin what's there, unless Tony can officially make the swap.

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:21 PM

Tony,

Any idea on the Max Payne 3 timing? It's been like 4 days since I bought something from amazon. :D
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#1521 Germinator

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:28 PM

Tony,

Any idea on the Max Payne 3 timing? It's been like 4 days since I bought something from amazon. :D


+1 it's been a few days since you mentioned you had a MP3 + Season pass deal for us, but didn't give a date.

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:35 PM

+1 it's been a few days since you mentioned you had a MP3 + Season pass deal for us, but didn't give a date.


Yeah the bundle got canned but we're still doing the base game at $14.99 pre coupon.

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:39 PM

I actually am unsure. I can ask but I'm not sure I'll get anything I can share.

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Mafia 1 killed. :fridge:
Good that I managed to get a copy before this.

Any word if Mafia II will hit the road too? Or is it safe to hope for a sale, maybe sometime this year?

I'm anxious to know the results about the Microsoft bundle/deals

#1524 KidInTheHall

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:49 PM

Sorry, I checked back several pages but didn't see an answer, when is the Far Cry sale expected to go on sale? Thanks.

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:55 PM

Mafia 1 killed. :fridge:
Good that I managed to get a copy before this.

Any word if Mafia II will hit the road too? Or is it safe to hope for a sale, maybe sometime this year?

I'm anxious to know the results about the Microsoft bundle/deals

Would it be possible to see a Mafia II: Digital Deluxe Edition version of the game on Amazon? Or maybe a Complete Edition (DD Edition + all DLCs)? I've been holding on buying this game for a very long time, waiting for a good deal to get everything. But even at 75% on Steam, it always added up to more than 20$ for the whole pack. And there is no "upgrade from standard edition to DD edition" available. That would be so awesome!!

#1526 poxi

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:56 PM

Sorry, I checked back several pages but didn't see an answer, when is the Far Cry sale expected to go on sale? Thanks.

The answer is two pages back.

#1527 aShufflinZombie

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:59 PM

Why exactly do publishers pull digital downloads? It is literally pure profit.

#1528 KidInTheHall

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:59 PM

The answer is two pages back.



Page 75? I looked, if you'd be so kind as to point it out for me.

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:01 PM

The answer is two pages back.


He didn't give a date in his post.

Hey guys,

Been absent working on various stuff, still no final word on the Microsoft stuff.

Good new for those waiting for Far Cry 3...we got Steam keys for the upcoming deal.

For those that don't remember the deal will be:

Standard Edition: $34.99 pre-coupon
Deluxe Edition: $44.99 pre-coupon

The deal runs for 1 day only (or until we run out of keys.)

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:02 PM

So any chance of Blades of Time on sale?
I ask because the game isn't price matched to steam (still full msrp and steam version isn't even on sale)