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Pokemon 3DS XLs announced for North America


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#61 admiralvic

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 07:32 PM

Just curious.  Anyone know if this is going to be available at all major retailers such as Best Buy, Target and/or Walmart?  I'll likely go with BB but I'm likely going to GS today as a back up.

They should, though I recall the Pikachu one never coming to BestBuy. Don't recall about Animal Crossing, but I recall them having that, so it's anyones guess. 


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Posted 04 September 2013 - 07:42 PM

It would be nice if you could get exclusive X & Y content for buying just these systems.


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Posted 04 September 2013 - 07:43 PM

 

They should, though I recall the Pikachu one never coming to BestBuy. Don't recall about Animal Crossing, but I recall them having that, so it's anyones guess. 

bestbuy is toss up, i might or might now. they had the animal crossing 3ds xl, but not the pikachu, but this one should be available at all major retailers.

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 07:47 PM

Thanks for the feedback.  BB is a bit in and out and it also gives me an idea about how many will be out there if it's open to most retailers.  I was very lucky to find the Pikachu one in store after Target canceled my preorder the day after it was put up on the site.



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Posted 04 September 2013 - 07:51 PM

Can I pre-order these in store.



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Posted 04 September 2013 - 07:53 PM

Can I pre-order these in store.

You should be able to.  I was able to preorder the Wind Waker WiiU the day it was announced in store.


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Posted 04 September 2013 - 07:53 PM

have stores started taking preorders yet?  I'm heading out tomorrow, but if preorders started I might head out today.


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Posted 04 September 2013 - 08:27 PM

Just left GS and it's not available for preorder in store yet.

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 08:48 PM

 

Just left GS and it's not available for preorder in store yet.

yeah, same here. they told me to come back tomorrow to check.

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 08:50 PM

I hope Best Buy gets it as I have a $130 gift card to burn through...



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Posted 04 September 2013 - 08:59 PM

is this another gs exclusive or will everyone get it?



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Posted 04 September 2013 - 09:03 PM

I'm thinking about getting the blue one (getting X and blue is darker) but red is my favorite color. I just don't want the 3DS to be bright red.



#73 Cocojames333

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 09:08 PM

Lmao I love how the complainers are giving this topic legs by COMPLAINING. So ironic...

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 09:23 PM

There's a PS4 thread, an Xbox thread, A Wii U special edition thread...if you don't like it don't open the thread. Or maybe go cry to Cheapy who I'm sure will be happy to remove threads like this and just throw away a bunch of money he could have had.



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Posted 04 September 2013 - 10:02 PM

I'd have bought these if they weren't so similar to the 2-tone standard red and blue xls. I think I'm more relieved(that I don't feel compelled to buy one) than disappointed, why disappointed you ask? Because Nintendo has several Japan-only Pokemon xl models already(charizard, eevee, gold/black ) that are much sharper and special looking.

It's nice they're doing something though.



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Posted 04 September 2013 - 10:22 PM

There's a PS4 thread, an Xbox thread, A Wii U special edition thread...if you don't like it don't open the thread. Or maybe go cry to Cheapy who I'm sure will be happy to remove threads like this and just throw away a bunch of money he could have had.

 

You and others are missing the point.  Not opening the thread doesn't solve anything since it's still on the front page of the deals.

 

And you're right, all those threads exist, and none of them are really deals.  I'm sure one of the main reason's they're allowed to exist is because they make money for the website via referrals.  But if we're going by that logic, why not make a new thread for every new game that is released so that CAG can get as much referral money as possible?


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Posted 04 September 2013 - 10:23 PM

Available on newegg too.  No tax for certain states:

 

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16868100143

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16868100144



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Posted 04 September 2013 - 10:25 PM

Tempting ... i waits for it on clearance , lol


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#79 SgtWiggles

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 10:29 PM

Eh, 200$ and no game. Not sure if want, especially since I only paid 160$ for my Pikachu XL.

I was hyped for this announcement, but now im considering passing.
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Posted 04 September 2013 - 10:29 PM

 

Available on newegg too.  No tax for certain states:
 
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16868100143
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16868100144

avoid newegg at all cost, people recently had a lot of preorder items cancelled from newegg .

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 10:42 PM

Tempting ... i waits for it on clearance , lol

 

Yeah. That will happen.



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Posted 04 September 2013 - 11:13 PM

 avoid newegg at all cost, people recently had a lot of preorder items cancelled from newegg .

what seriously? I just sent an email to gamestop to cancel my preorder since the site wouldn't do it because I saved $20 from newegg. :( what should i do? make ANOTHER order from gamestop? I wish amazon and nintendo would just make up so I could avoid all of this crap


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Posted 04 September 2013 - 11:18 PM

Available on newegg too.  No tax for certain states:

 

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16868100143

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16868100144

I'm not getting the option to pre-order either of them on Newegg.  Am I missing something, or are they really done taking orders?


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Posted 04 September 2013 - 11:20 PM

^ Balls. I had the one I wanted in my cart at Newegg and for some reason I thought I checked out but apparently I didn't and like you said now they've pulled the listing.



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Posted 04 September 2013 - 11:20 PM

Id never order from Newegg again, I preordered the Wii U Pro Controller and despite the Wii U launching, they didnt ship any until 2013, over a month and a half later. I cancelled immediately and just paid the extra cash to get it at the store.



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Posted 04 September 2013 - 11:29 PM

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what seriously? I just sent an email to gamestop to cancel my preorder since the site wouldn't do it because I saved $20 from newegg. :( what should i do? make ANOTHER order from gamestop? I wish amazon and nintendo would just make up so I could avoid all of this crap

i did preorder at gamestop as a backup, also be on the lookout for sites like target, walmart, bestbuy, as they might be other potential retailers to carry this.

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 11:29 PM

my pre order at newegg is pending. it says once my item has arrived the status will update. thats a good thing, right? D:


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Posted 04 September 2013 - 11:30 PM

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my pre order at newegg is pending. it says once my item has arrived the status will update. thats a good thing, right? D:

nope, newegg is known to cancel orders at the last minute,due to issues such as insufficient inventory. LOL
aka we basically did not get any from the beginning from nintendo, but we will charge your credit card anyway in the mean time..

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 11:32 PM

Wake me up when it is the Disney Xl. 


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Posted 04 September 2013 - 11:37 PM

So tempted to pre-order a blue Pokemon X/Y 3DS XL, but I already have the Pikachu one...