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Resident Evil 5 CE (PS3) $44.99 at Newegg


#1 fireburnerr   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   147 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 June 2009 - 09:12 PM

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16879233043

I think I saw a similar post when it was 54.99 but I couldn't find it for some weird reason... anyways, ugh... I ended up snagging this grrr lol!! I gotta stop buying junk hehehe....

Anyways no clue if anyone was still looking for this or not.

#2 merkman   CA is better than DA. CAGiversary!   665 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 23 June 2009 - 09:30 PM

Thanks burnerr! Thought about getting this SEVERAL times, but didn't find it at Best Buy, and didn't wanna pay too much. But $45 for an $80 game works for me!!! :D
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#3 mr_burnzz   mr. snrub CAGiversary!   1602 Posts   Joined 6.5 Years Ago  

Posted 23 June 2009 - 09:34 PM

daaaammn....bought it for 80 on newegg for preorder. almost 50% off! i dont feel too bad. i received my CE fucked up (action figure hand was broken) and i told them about it. after a few emails between me and newegg, they just sent a whole new CE. Best customer service..ever!

the action figure SUX. the necklace is ugly...the bag...eh...sucks but its more of a girl thing..but my girl wont wear it cuz its ugly so it sits in the closet. the steel case is sweet tho. thats it really. great game but i havent finished it yet.

#4 ryosnk   I'm a super patriot. CAGiversary!   3920 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 23 June 2009 - 11:08 PM

Thanks op.

#5 BlindJoker   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   163 Posts   Joined 8.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 June 2009 - 11:11 PM

Fuck I actually bit on this when it was $55 TWO DAYS ago and got it today :bomb:. If I only waited two days I would of saved $10 bucks. Well you can't win them all but now I'm wondering if they are going to drop it lower if it doesn't clear out at this price.

For those wondering, they packaged the CE in a box filled with material to cushion it, box still arrived with minor creases since it is a really cheap box but nothing compared to the bubble mailer horror stories.
.....Fuck still can't get over I jumped the gun by two freaking days.

#6 Capitalizt   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1084 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

Posted 23 June 2009 - 11:18 PM

Newegg has the best customer service on the planet. Try online chat and they will probably hook you up with a price adjustment.

http://www.newegg.co...merService.aspx



#7 sadunk   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   870 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

Posted 23 June 2009 - 11:21 PM

Great price for this.

Newegg should refund you considering you have like 30 days to return it anyway, right?

#8 heyyoeddie   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1300 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 June 2009 - 03:00 AM

Newegg also dropped Street Fighter IV CE (360) to $59.99 + free shipping.

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#9 spidamatrix   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   570 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 03:36 AM

Sweet deal! Thanks OP. Probably will be picking this up. Just debating if I should go for this, when I really wanted the 360 version.

#10 lee7sauce   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   157 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 03:46 AM

Fuck I actually bit on this when it was $55 TWO DAYS ago and got it today :bomb:. If I only waited two days I would of saved $10 bucks. Well you can't win them all but now I'm wondering if they are going to drop it lower if it doesn't clear out at this price.

For those wondering, they packaged the CE in a box filled with material to cushion it, box still arrived with minor creases since it is a really cheap box but nothing compared to the bubble mailer horror stories.
.....Fuck still can't get over I jumped the gun by two freaking days.


I too bought last week at $55 and it came slightly damaged on the outside (even though it was shipped in a box). However, I chatted with Newegg customer service and they were considerate enough to give me a $10 refund/price adjustment.

#11 prateeko   IN THE BUTT! CAGiversary!   2317 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 24 June 2009 - 04:04 AM

Which system is this game supposed to be better on, if either one?

#12 lee7sauce   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   157 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 04:06 AM

It's the same exact thing on both systems, though PS3 has the advantage of free online play.

#13 dios   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   749 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 June 2009 - 04:28 AM

I hear the gameplay performs a bit better on 360.

#14 Distrato   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   474 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 05:18 AM

Which system is this game supposed to be better on, if either one?

They're both basically identical. 360 has slightly (almost unnoticeable) better textures while the PS3 is sharper. Also it has free online. I would buy it but I already beat it on my 360 before I got my PS3. Now I usually buy all my multiplatform games on the PS3 since I can't stand how loud my 360 is and the heat it emits.

#15 Edge   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1224 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 June 2009 - 05:44 AM

The 360 version seems to have a slight edge in overall graphical quality (textures are a bit higher resolution in places and the water effects are quite a bit better in certain sections), but nothing major. You're probably better off choosing which version to get based on which version your friends have or controller preference.

Also a heads up that the CE should now be $59.99 at Best Buy for both versions universally, and may have extra discounts depending on the individual store. Many seem to have at least 25% off on the CEs by now.

Now I usually buy all my multiplatform games on the PS3 since I can't stand how loud my 360 is and the heat it emits.


Installing games on the Xbox 360 does wonders for that, not to mention decreases loading times most of the time. I pretty much install every single game I play on my Xbox 360 now, although that's partly simply due to the fact that I have so much extra space on my Elite's harddrive.

#16 Jackrabbitslim   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   163 Posts   Joined 6.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 05:55 AM

How long is it going to last? Because I get my paycheck this Thursday :)

#17 e Skrilla   64Bit Gamer CAGiversary!   462 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

Posted 24 June 2009 - 06:33 AM

OMG! they would do that when i just bought my RE for 50 bucks!!

#18 Capitalizt   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1084 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

Posted 24 June 2009 - 06:36 AM

How long is it going to last? Because I get my paycheck this Thursday :)


Why do people post stuff like this? Are you going to mail them cash??

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#19 Furashu   CAG Mercenary CAGiversary!   3652 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

Posted 24 June 2009 - 07:05 AM

YES what a great deal. thanks OP!

dude to those who bought it i bet u can go to CSR and go "yo wtf its $10 less today gimme my $$ back! or ima buy and return and waste your dam time!"
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#20 iflabs   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   357 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

Posted 24 June 2009 - 07:22 AM

Which system is this game supposed to be better on, if either one?


PS3, just because.

#21 YourFace   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   204 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 07:48 AM

Just beat this game for the second time with my friend today (~ 3hrs this time, vs. 11 for the first time). I think you really need a second person to play with you to make the game worthwhile.
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#22 ggamdori   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   96 Posts   Joined 10.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 08:58 AM

Thanks OP.
Been waiting for $30 for regular but... cave in to CE.

#23 sendme   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   5110 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 June 2009 - 08:59 AM

Fuck I actually bit on this when it was $55 TWO DAYS ago and got it today :bomb:. If I only waited two days I would of saved $10 bucks. Well you can't win them all but now I'm wondering if they are going to drop it lower if it doesn't clear out at this price.

For those wondering, they packaged the CE in a box filled with material to cushion it, box still arrived with minor creases since it is a really cheap box but nothing compared to the bubble mailer horror stories.
.....Fuck still can't get over I jumped the gun by two freaking days.


I bought an oem bd/hd combo drive from them and in a week it and the retail version went down in price. What I paid for the oem was what they wanted for the retail. It was 30-50 bucks that the took off the price. I sent them an e-mail telling them that it was with in days and I had not even received the item yet. By the time they got back with me the drive had come but they did give me the money back. It is no longer policy to do that but if you get a good customer service rep you might be able to get that money back.
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#24 NegativeZero   CAGtastic! CAGiversary!   1377 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 10:35 AM

damn, i know i shouldnt, and would prefer 360 but...
free online play? do you have to pay for the add on to play online? or is there already free content on the disc?

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#25 combatFlexo   Who are those guys? CAGiversary!   563 Posts   Joined 6.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 11:26 AM

Very nice thanks, I have been wanting to pick this game up for a while now.

#26 lilwiggum   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   124 Posts   Joined 8.7 Years Ago  

Posted 24 June 2009 - 12:05 PM

How long is it going to last? Because I get my paycheck this Thursday :)


Probably not too long. This is on the front page at SD so Thursday might be pushing it.

#27 rogueweapon   FREEyourMIND CAGiversary!   208 Posts   Joined 8.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 12:19 PM

Too tempting, the ps3 version doesn't have the save erase problem the 360 has. I've been wait for a good deal on this game... Sold.
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#28 bvharris   the black wind howls CAGiversary!   19419 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 June 2009 - 12:35 PM

Very very tempting, but none of the stuff in the CE really appeals to me that much, so I'll probably just wait for a great price for the game itself.

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#29 groundskeeper   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1435 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 12:53 PM

Extra $1.12 cashback using bing.com in only 60 days!
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#30 Wolfpup   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9955 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

Posted 24 June 2009 - 01:18 PM

It's the same exact thing on both systems, though PS3 has the advantage of free online play.


Too tempting, the ps3 version doesn't have the save erase problem the 360 has. I've been wait for a good deal on this game... Sold.


Yeah, there's no way I'm getting the Xbox one unless they rerelease that fixed. BUT the Playstation one you can't back up your saves, which also sucks. I'd jump on this for sure if not for that, but I'm not sure... :-/

EDIT: Oh, and this is that rare game I'd probably actually try online, EXCEPT I managed to lose the USB adapter that came with this Plantronics headset I have. Soooo yay!
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