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EA Insider: 50% off ME, Bulletstorm, or Alice: MR + Free Shipping


#1 Jurassic425   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   363 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 01:30 AM

Just read the following on EA Insider Deals' facebook page!


Unlock 50% off Mass Effect, Bulletstorm, or Alice: Madness Returns + free shipping (US only). If we get 500 likes by Wednesday at 5 PM PST, we'll unlock the deal at that time.


http://www.facebook....ginInsiderDeals

UPDATE: Looks like they are giving out $10 coupons (off a $30 purchase) that can be used in December, with any game purchase this month.

Also FYI, the Best Buy TIV for Bulletstorm is $11, and Alice is $16 :) I'm not normally a flipper, but these could become quick rentals and then used in the 50% bonus on preorders thing.

Edited by Jurassic425, 02 November 2011 - 02:23 PM.


#2 strait edge follower   Cult of personality CAGiversary!   10600 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 01:58 AM

Alice for 20 with free shipping huh ? Tempting but chances are that all ea games will be half off on black friday and I have amazon and bestbuy credit to use. Thanks anyway op :)
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#3 sgr76   Talk it < Living it CAGiversary!   1046 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

Posted 02 November 2011 - 02:13 AM

Not a bad deal for anyone looking for those games. I gotta stop buying and start playing....
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#4 thefunkyredcaboose   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   239 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 02:22 AM

Would definitely be in for Alice (but watch Gamefly finally put it on sale right afterward).

Do the current copies still come with the original game?

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 02:44 AM

Does origin only sell pc games or xbox 360 games too?

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 02:47 AM

Not bad, just traded in Alice for $28, might have to bite

#7 Jurassic425   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   363 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 03:27 AM

Yeah this is definitely the time to pick and choose your deals, with BF coming. Also to answer someone's question they do sell console games, although it does not look like they have mass effect for the 360.

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 03:35 AM

Yeah this is definitely the time to pick and choose your deals, with BF coming. Also to answer someone's question they do sell console games, although it does not look like they have mass effect for the 360.


The 360 version wasn't published by ea so that would explain why.
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#9 WakYasuk   Winter is Coming CAGiversary!   307 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 02 November 2011 - 03:56 AM

Wait, so are they talking about mass effect 2 or 1? ME2 is $20 msrp now so if its ME2 it should be $10 + tax and free shipping?

#10 mickleohb   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   164 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

Posted 02 November 2011 - 04:09 AM

Wait, so are they talking about mass effect 2 or 1? ME2 is $20 msrp now so if its ME2 it should be $10 + tax and free shipping?


I need to buy ME2 for PS3 (my 360 RROD and didn't work after I tired to fix it). I would totally bight on a $10 (plus tax) copy! Otherwise, I'm just waiting for BF/CM and hoping for a deal.

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 04:43 AM

Would definitely be in for Alice (but watch Gamefly finally put it on sale right afterward).

Do the current copies still come with the original game?


The Online Pass is the original game, so all new copies should come complete with the pass.

#12 Jurassic425   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   363 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 04:44 AM

I would totally bight!


LOL. I'm not normally a grammar Nazi, but seriously? :booty:

#13 Narok   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   92 Posts   Joined 6.2 Years Ago  

Posted 02 November 2011 - 05:03 AM

Well it's over 500 likes, buying Alice MR tonight for sure.

#14 Jurassic425   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   363 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 05:32 AM

Well it's over 500 likes, buying Alice MR tonight for sure.


The deal is active tomorrow

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 05:43 AM

not a bad deal :)

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#16 pippin   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   339 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  

Posted 02 November 2011 - 06:11 AM

I picked up Alice a while back for $25 plus shipping and it was absolutely worth it. For 20 bucks it's a steal, especially considering that the original version is also included (via DLC code).

I'm probably slightly biased because I played the Fuck out of Alice on PC back in the day, but I love this game.

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 06:22 AM

Is the ea site mobile friendly?

#18 Narok   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   92 Posts   Joined 6.2 Years Ago  

Posted 02 November 2011 - 06:49 AM

The deal is active tomorrow


I posted that at 1am here on the East Coast so it is "tomorrow".

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 07:29 AM

looks like I missed it -_-. Thanks anyways OP

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 09:30 AM

If we get 500 likes by Wednesday at 5 PM PST, we'll unlock the deal at that time.


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#21 SonictheHedgehog1337   CheapAssGamer4Life CAGiversary!   6019 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 10:27 AM

The facebook page says "Unlock 50% off Mass Effect, Bulletstorm, or Alice: Madness Returns"

The "or" makes it sound like you can only buy 1 of those games. Am I wrong for assuming it's just one game per order? For instance, if I want to buy alice and bulletstorm, I'll just need to submit two separate orders, correct?

Open spoiler at your own risk.

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#22 sgr76   Talk it < Living it CAGiversary!   1046 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

Posted 02 November 2011 - 10:35 AM

The facebook page says "Unlock 50% off Mass Effect, Bulletstorm, or Alice: Madness Returns"

The "or" makes it sound like you can only buy 1 of those games. Am I wrong for assuming it's just one game per order? For instance, if I want to buy alice and bulletstorm, I'll just need to submit two separate orders, correct?


You are correct. The way it has worked in the past, the code is released and it can be used multiple times. If you would like to purchase more than one it would have to be on a separate order.
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Posted 02 November 2011 - 12:01 PM

Currently playing Alice right now (got it from GS just last week, so of course this deal pops up right after) and I'm really enjoying it overall. Def worth the $20 (plus you get the first game - even better).

I got a really strong Psychonauts-vibe from the whole game. SPOILER: There's even a statue of Raz hidden in the game - very very awesome.

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#24 SerOnionKnight   Orbiting Uranus CAGiversary!   379 Posts   Joined 4.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 12:35 PM

Looking at past deals it looks like it will be the console version. So whats the deal with the first Alice included that people are mentioning?

Edited by Glasscocked, 02 November 2011 - 12:47 PM.


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Posted 02 November 2011 - 01:40 PM

LOL. I'm not normally a grammar Nazi, but seriously? :booty:


I literally read the "bight" thing and was like "Man, that is pretty bad..." Then I saw it was me lol. In my defense I was exhausted!

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 01:42 PM

I'll definitely pick up ME2 for $10 (assuming I'm home at 7 and remember). I'll hold off on Alice.
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#27 Jurassic425   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   363 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 02:20 PM

Looks like this deal just got sweeter guys. If you buy any game this month you get a $10 coupon that can be used in December (on a purchase of $30 or more). Not bad if you pick up Bulletstorm for $12.50, and plan on shopping with Origin again next month. I will update the OP.

"Shop now & save $10 in December Buy any game this month, and we'll give you a $10 gift code to use on any purchase of $30 or more during your December holiday shopping. Restrictions apply."


http://www.cheapassg...ad.php?t=307215

#28 Narok   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   92 Posts   Joined 6.2 Years Ago  

Posted 02 November 2011 - 03:25 PM

Looking at past deals it looks like it will be the console version. So whats the deal with the first Alice included that people are mentioning?


New copies come with a code to download the original game off PSN/XBL.

#29 SonictheHedgehog1337   CheapAssGamer4Life CAGiversary!   6019 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 04:32 PM

Looks like this deal just got sweeter guys. If you buy any game this month you get a $10 coupon that can be used in December (on a purchase of $30 or more). Not bad if you pick up Bulletstorm for $12.50, and plan on shopping with Origin again next month. I will update the OP.

"Shop now & save $10 in December Buy any game this month, and we'll give you a $10 gift code to use on any purchase of $30 or more during your December holiday shopping. Restrictions apply."


http://www.cheapassg...ad.php?t=307215


I thought Bulletstorm would be $15 because it would be 50% off the original price. $12.50 makes it even better.:)

I think I'll pass on Alice and I have Mass Effect 2. I bought mass effect 2 used, so I don't have the online code. Is it worth paying $10 just to get the code?

Open spoiler at your own risk.

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#30 Jurassic425   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   363 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 04:45 PM

I thought Bulletstorm would be $15 because it would be 50% off the original price. $12.50 makes it even better.:)

I think I'll pass on Alice and I have Mass Effect 2. I bought mass effect 2 used, so I don't have the online code. Is it worth paying $10 just to get the code?


Yeah Bulletstorm was already on sale for $24.98, so I assume it will be half off THAT price. As for ME2, I recently bought a copy on Amazon that was supposed to be new but was open. I haven't played it yet so I don't know if the code was used, what does it do? They gave me a discount when I told them it was open so I paid just over $6 for it. I could buy another one in this deal and trade my current copy into BB....