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Haze $39.99 at GS/Amazon/Best Buy


#1 breakingcustoms   Rule The Air CAGiversary!   2765 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 03:57 PM

Talk about a fast drop. I know this isn't a universal drop, but it is a drop none the less. I'm still waiting for the $20 price point.

Gamestop
http://www.gamestop....i_060608-2.aspx

Amazon
http://www.amazon.co...heapassgam08-20

And now Best Buy (thanks Methadon)
http://www.bestbuy.c...d=1192835517533

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#2 Ongakuhenjin   Woooooooooo!!!!!! CAGiversary!   128 Posts   Joined 9.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 04:00 PM

It's $40 at CC next week too. Maybe that should have been the msrp.
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#3 jacknicklson   Has been playing Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
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Posted 06 June 2008 - 04:03 PM

$20 is my price as well. Only one more week or so of waiting it seems!

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 04:33 PM

Looks like somebody has some extra copies.

#5 bearcatjosh   Something is me! CAGiversary!   417 Posts   Joined 9.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 04:52 PM

IGN's review killed this game at retail.
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#6 KiySeph   Ninja BOOM! CAGiversary!   654 Posts   Joined 9.9 Years Ago  

Posted 06 June 2008 - 04:53 PM

Wow, that WAS a pretty fast drop.

I'm holding out for a $20 price point as well.
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#7 silent h3ro   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1333 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 05:01 PM

I feel bad for whoever rushed out to buy this day one. Although I think they would still be able to get cash back since it dropped so fast...

#8 boatboy1   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   75 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 05:05 PM

I think this is a record in price dropping. Way to over hype a crappy game!

#9 NismoZZzz   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   183 Posts   Joined 7.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 05:16 PM

I think this is a record in price dropping. Way to over hype a crappy game!


Beowulf has the record, it dropped from $59.99 to $19.99 in mere WEEKS!

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#10 BouncingSoul   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   123 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 05:17 PM

This game always looked so dull to me. I never understood the hype.
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#11 StrandedBrit   Invaders Must Die CAGiversary!   2241 Posts   Joined 7.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 05:18 PM

IGN's review killed this game at retail.


Seriously. It's a shame too because the games actually not that bad. Worth 60 probably not. At 40 I'd have to say probably.

EDIT: I've actually played the game and beaten it.

#12 pcktlnt   (vD ' ' )vD CAGiversary!   999 Posts   Joined 8.4 Years Ago  

Posted 06 June 2008 - 05:31 PM

Haze was too hyped. After watching the gameplay trailers, I knew it would not make a AAA or high scoring title. I guess I'm in the boat with the 20 dollar price mark. Is it even worth that price?
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#13 breakingcustoms   Rule The Air CAGiversary!   2765 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 06:04 PM

Beowulf has the record, it dropped from $59.99 to $19.99 in mere WEEKS!


I bet Haze won't be too far behind. I really see this hitting $20 by the end of summer.

I'll be getting it then.

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#14 doraemonkerpal   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4753 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 06:32 PM

I'm thinking about buying the game, beating it quickly (spend a weekend passing the game), and then reselling it on Ebay ASAP. I did the same for Dark Sector and it only cost me $1 overall hehe. Cheaper than a rental!

Well, to be honest, it's hard for people to be outraged about something once they know the facts. And it takes more effort to dig up facts than be outraged. ;)

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#15 lorddct   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   365 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

Posted 06 June 2008 - 06:35 PM

I'll also wait for $20 dollar haze. This way I can get my friends to also get it.

#16 Rouzhokuu   Bio-Shocked! CAGiversary!   1679 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

Posted 06 June 2008 - 06:39 PM

Hah, that useless steamer of a game will be down to 20 in no time.

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 06:47 PM

I'm thinking about buying the game, beating it quickly (spend a weekend passing the game), and then reselling it on Ebay ASAP. I did the same for Dark Sector and it only cost me $1 overall hehe. Cheaper than a rental!


Or you could just rent it (somewhere other than blockbuster).

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#18 StrandedBrit   Invaders Must Die CAGiversary!   2241 Posts   Joined 7.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 06:59 PM

I'm thinking about buying the game, beating it quickly (spend a weekend passing the game), and then reselling it on Ebay ASAP. I did the same for Dark Sector and it only cost me $1 overall hehe. Cheaper than a rental!


Yeah guy above knows. Ebay prices are in the mid 30's to low 40's. You might be lucky but you also might be out 10 or so bucks.

#19 Yars   I'd buy that for a dollar! CAGiversary!   2843 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago   Has been playing Strider 2
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Posted 06 June 2008 - 07:03 PM

Wow, this game is dropping fast. Based on the reviews, it may even be a questionable purchase by the time it hits $20 next month.

#20 sixteenvolt420   Hidefninja.com CAGiversary!   1242 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 07:12 PM

i'm in for waiting till it hits $20.

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#21 doraemonkerpal   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4753 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 07:48 PM

Yeah guy above knows. Ebay prices are in the mid 30's to low 40's. You might be lucky but you also might be out 10 or so bucks.


In that case, I think I'll wait for a friend to buy the game and borrow it :lol:

Well, to be honest, it's hard for people to be outraged about something once they know the facts. And it takes more effort to dig up facts than be outraged. ;)

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#22 Nathan_Sama   I'm backwards compatable. CAGiversary!   1522 Posts   Joined 7.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 08:04 PM

so much for sony's "halo killer"


#23 bojay1997   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4245 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 08:20 PM

so much for sony's "halo killer"


I don't think they hyped it as such. Isn't that what Killzone 2 is supposed to be? Of course, I suspect that won't be great as well since it is allegedly ready to go but delayed until February 2009 because of the upcoming Resistance 2 launch.

#24 Untamed Sorrow   The Maple Kind ?? CAGiversary!   837 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 08:28 PM

Beowulf has the record, it dropped from $59.99 to $19.99 in mere WEEKS!

you forgot about JUMPER...
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#25 MrDiamondJ   Empire State of Mind CAGiversary!   453 Posts   Joined 9.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 08:28 PM

Hahaha, my first thought when I saw this thread was, "I'll only buy Haze when it hits $20". Guess I wasn't alone.

Lair is also in this category for me. I've actually seen Lair marked down to $29.99 at my local Target, but I just can't justify paying that much for a game that only mildly intrigues me.

#26 soup or man   I <3 4 $ CAGiversary!   75 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 08:32 PM

No thanks. Not until I see it in a bargain bin for $9.99, and even then I'll be daring myself to buy it.

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 08:39 PM

It's not that fast of a drop. Keep in mind both COD4 and Assassins Creed went on sale for $37.99 not even a month after their releases.

Also the fact that Haze is an Ubisoft game means that no matter how well it sold it would drop in price fast.

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 09:39 PM

Hahaha, my first thought when I saw this thread was, "I'll only buy Haze when it hits $20". Guess I wasn't alone.

Lair is also in this category for me. I've actually seen Lair marked down to $29.99 at my local Target, but I just can't justify paying that much for a game that only mildly intrigues me.


Same here $20 is the magic number, as with Timeshift which I just picked up. Dark Sector I will probably go as high as $30 on. Oddly enough Lair doesnt seem to be dropping like other titles have. Possibly because the stock isnt as high so there is no reason to have a fire sale, just keep slowly milking it. Plus its a unique game, even if rated poorly, and not just generic FPS #XX.

#29 freshzen   Big Mon CAGiversary!   4242 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 06 June 2008 - 10:14 PM

I rented it the week it came out...

6/10
Graphics are very average, maybe even sub-par. The controls are smooth, the gameplay is annoying in the first half of the game. Your teammates will turn red and start shooting randomly or firing on you even. You also have these annoying "nectar disruptions" in which your screen goes fuzzy and black & white and you have a hard time controlling your guy....very annoying. When you switch sides (sorry I'm assuming everybody knows about this, they never kept it a secret) the game is much more enjoyable. You use tactics such as planting grenades in the dirt (to use as a mine), and play dead (since the nectar guys can only see living people--doesn't really make sense but anyway...). The story is probably the best part which is sad cause its nothing great by a long stretch. Its also very short, pretty sure I finished it in about 8 hours included the times I died.
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#30 mtxbass1   This space for rent. CAGiversary!   11092 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 06 June 2008 - 10:29 PM

What? A Ubisoft game dropping in price mere weeks after being released? NO WAY.

Seriously. I've stopped buying any and all Ubisoft games until 1-2 months after release. They do this with nearly every single title they put out, good or bad.

It's not that fast of a drop. Keep in mind both COD4 and Assassins Creed went on sale for $37.99 not even a month after their releases.


Haze came out on May 21. It is June 6. You do the math. That is a very fast price drop. CoD4 and AC both went on sale during the HOLIDAYS.