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Gamestop PS3/360 Resident Evil 5 Collector's Edition $39.99 NEW


#1 lukewin   UNC Class of '03 CAGiversary!   559 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

Posted 20 October 2009 - 01:55 AM

Was at a local Gamestop earlier and noticed that new versions of Resident Evil 5 Collector's Edition were $39.99. Don't think they were mistagged because the labels said Collector's Edition. Going for around $60+ on ebay for new copies, it looks like. Would grab a couple to flip, but that's only a 150% return on investment, at most, after fees, not worth it to me for an initial $40.
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#2 TheAggroCraig   Hummus! CAGiversary!   1387 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 20 October 2009 - 02:48 AM

The MSRP for the game dropped to $40, which includes leftover Collectors Editions.

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#3 Estebon   Banned Banned   938 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 20 October 2009 - 08:03 AM

So it would be $40 @ BB with no pricematch?

#4 iPhone   Forward thinking. CAGiversary!   389 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

Posted 20 October 2009 - 08:47 AM

How unfortunate. I bought one just last week at $60 with store credit. Has anyone had any experience getting the price adjusted or returning and rebuying at Gamestop?

#5 RolePlayer   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   232 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 20 October 2009 - 12:51 PM

The Gamestop site doesn't list the collector's edition anymore but if you go to the Barnes & Noble site, they have it. I think Gamestop fulfills their game orders. I gave it a shot.

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#6 Crunchewy   What? CAGiversary!   16578 Posts   Joined 8.4 Years Ago  

Posted 20 October 2009 - 01:04 PM

What is extra in the collector's edition? The Barnes & Noble site doesn't say anything about it.

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#7 scarletriptide   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   11 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 20 October 2009 - 01:13 PM

How unfortunate. I bought one just last week at $60 with store credit. Has anyone had any experience getting the price adjusted or returning and rebuying at Gamestop?


I think they will if it's within a week or two. I did the same thing with the LoTRO CE

#8 dskillzhtown   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   117 Posts   Joined 8.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 20 October 2009 - 01:15 PM

What is extra in the collector's edition? The Barnes & Noble site doesn't say anything about it.



Here is the content of th CE: http://www.cagcast.c...ad.php?t=192599

#9 deangrazy   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   309 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 20 October 2009 - 02:06 PM

The Gamestop site doesn't list the collector's edition anymore but if you go to the Barnes & Noble site, they have it. I think Gamestop fulfills their game orders. I gave it a shot.

I like Gamestop fulfilling their orders because they are very prompt about shipping on time.
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#10 irideabike   no show CAGiversary!   6018 Posts   Joined 6.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 20 October 2009 - 02:42 PM

every gamestop gets an extra 2 or 3 CE's

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Posted 20 October 2009 - 02:56 PM

Tempted to order from barnes and noble but i have a feeling i should be able to get just the steelbook in great shape for $20 one day and the rest of the crap is garbage
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#12 BarrettSan   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   334 Posts   Joined 9.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 20 October 2009 - 03:35 PM

Thanks I'll pass though... isn't a new version of RE5 coming out this spring?


#13 postulio   member since 2004 CAGiversary!   744 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  

Posted 20 October 2009 - 05:43 PM

i bit. it has become evident that capcom's CEs are bullshit. they make so many and they drop in price so fast.

i didnt have RE5 yet anyway, now i do. thinking if i should open it or wait for that other release. anyone know what the rerelease contains?

#14 Nebenator   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1044 Posts   Joined 6.5 Years Ago  

Posted 20 October 2009 - 05:49 PM

With $40 MSRP I can't wait until it gets on sale.

#15 360maniac_com   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   64 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 20 October 2009 - 05:58 PM

Hmm not bad, $20 from Gamefly or $40 New C.E.
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#16 Masterkyo   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9832 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 20 October 2009 - 07:03 PM

Possible new PS3 version with new controller release here in US next year ;)
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#17 UjnHunter   Frog Man CAGiversary!   1188 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 20 October 2009 - 07:37 PM

dope man... just bought the xbox 360 CE from B&N!

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#18 J7.   $$$$ It CAGiversary!   7704 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 25 October 2009 - 12:07 AM

B&N won't let you use Edge to pay or any promos, no sale. Is the CE $40 price confirmed at any other stores besides GS? Should probably just wait for the Alternative Edition.

#19 FactionG   Too many backlog games! CAGiversary!   431 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

Posted 25 October 2009 - 12:11 AM

I'm rather tired of b&m gs selling games newsed... One I went to was trying to sell me beat up boxed ps3 version and tried to tell me $39.99 price is for the store demos only...

#20 bruceg   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1395 Posts   Joined 7.3 Years Ago  

Posted 25 October 2009 - 12:40 AM

Possible new PS3 version with new controller release here in US next year ;)


Yeah I'm waiting for that one since it adds additional content to the game, or importing it if not released here.

#21 ItsaMeMario   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   331 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 October 2009 - 01:41 AM

Yeah I'm waiting for that one since it adds additional content to the game, or importing it if not released here.

same here... I assume they're releasing it here... would be a dumb move on Sony's part to NOT encourage Capcom to rerelease a big game like RE5 to sell more controllers...

on the other hand... i think it'd be kind of awkward holding a DS3 in the left hand...the wii nunchuck was designed to be held with one hand, but it seems like it'd get kind of tiring to hold the DS3 with one hand the whole time...

I hope they (but assume they won't) keep the default controls as an option in the rerelease version...