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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning (360/PS3) $44.99 at Toys R Us


#1 KtMack23   Retired from CAGing CAGiversary!   2481 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 03:23 AM

Now on both systems.
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Edited by KtMack23, 24 January 2012 - 08:59 PM.
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#2 Bleedingwickedly   CAG CAGiversary!   1069 Posts   Joined 3.7 Years Ago   Has been playing Dying Light
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Posted 24 January 2012 - 03:28 AM

Best deal I have seen so far. Does this come with any extras? Played the demo the other days. Super excited for Reckoning!

#3 Saix_XIII   Video Game Addict CAGiversary!   5020 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 03:28 AM

I want this for 360 as well, but I played the demo and I really liked it. $30 is my price point, but if I could get it for $45 on release I probably would.

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#4 ShockandAww   Truth is treason CAGiversary!   7176 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 03:53 AM

Nice deal. Usually the TrU $45 games arent that good but I think this one has a decent chance of getting pretty good reviews.

#5 TwistedOwnz   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   49 Posts   Joined 3.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 04:00 AM

fix your header its for xbox360 also

#6 Foladar   Forum Guide: Contests/ Free Stuff Forum Moderator   3622 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 04:03 AM

The 360 version was in the TRU Pre-Order wiki thread, but here's the link:
http://www.toysrus.c...ductId=12564323

#7 Syranth   Formerly WormFOODx CAGiversary!   1805 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 06:28 AM

Sooooo tempting.

#8 TraBuch   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1031 Posts   Joined 6.7 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 06:30 AM

Anyone that's on the fence because of the extremely buggy demo, most of those problems are fixed in the final build. IIRC, the demo is a three month old build.

#9 Saix_XIII   Video Game Addict CAGiversary!   5020 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 06:31 AM

There were bugs in the demo?? I didn't encounter any, odd.

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#10 defiance_17   You're bastard people. CAGiversary!   2358 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 06:34 AM

I want this for 360 as well, but I played the demo and I really liked it. $30 is my price point, but if I could get it for $45 on release I probably would.

EDIT: I still can't pull the trigger. Maybe if Amazon matches...

#11 TooPoor   ∀ Game, ∃ Buy Price CAGiversary!   9230 Posts   Joined 3.2 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 06:37 AM

TRU is starting to seduce my wallet

#12 beard_of_zeus   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   343 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 06:44 AM

I'm tempted to get the 360 version, but I think I'll hold off.
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#13 wynams   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   520 Posts   Joined 8.2 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 06:47 AM

Submitted lower price, both consoles to our friends at Amazon :]

#14 supersizerice   Rick my barrs CAGiversary!   1163 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 06:53 AM

I have a feeling this will drop in price quickly. Pretty tempting to bite, especially when combined with the Google Offers coupon.

#15 coolz481   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1572 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 09:23 AM

I have a feeling this will drop in price quickly. Pretty tempting to bite, especially when combined with the Google Offers coupon.


I think a fairly quick price drop will happen. With Final Fantasy XIII-2, Reckoning, Mass Effect 3, and Tales of Graces F all hitting in a 2-month period, I figure at least a couple of these will be $30 by June, and most CAGs (myself included) seem to have an adequate backlog of games to play through in the meantime.
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#16 FlamedLiquid   The Kersed Sowl CAGiversary!   5932 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 12:29 PM

You can preorder in store, correct? If so do you pay the full amount or is $5 down fine?

#17 KtMack23   Retired from CAGing CAGiversary!   2481 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 12:41 PM

I'm not infested in this game really, it just looks like fable with a slightly different art style. But all those people bitching about how we need new IP's better put their money where their mouth is and buy this at launch.

#18 FlamedLiquid   The Kersed Sowl CAGiversary!   5932 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 12:46 PM

I'm not infested in this game really, it just looks like fable with a slightly different art style. But all those people bitching about how we need new IP's better put their money where their mouth is and buy this at launch.


if anything its most like Dragon Age minus extra companions.play the demo.

#19 KtMack23   Retired from CAGing CAGiversary!   2481 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 12:47 PM

if anything its most like Dragon Age minus extra companions.play the demo.


I played the demo, but I've never played DA so I wouldn't know lol

#20 FlamedLiquid   The Kersed Sowl CAGiversary!   5932 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 12:56 PM

I played the demo, but I've never played DA so I wouldn't know lol


you make a topic on this deal saying you'd like it for the 360. Then after someone says it's for both ps3 and 360 you say you have no interest in the game. Lol .

#21 KtMack23   Retired from CAGing CAGiversary!   2481 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 01:07 PM

you make a topic on this deal saying you'd like it for the 360. Then after someone says it's for both ps3 and 360 you say you have no interest in the game. Lol .


Ya I wasn't saying I need it for 360. I just know a lot of other CAGs want it on 360

#22 Pinnacle   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   383 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 02:23 PM

Change the title. it is now showing 360 for 45.

#23 CheapAssHustla   Hustle..Hustle Hard CAGiversary!   6296 Posts   Joined 4.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 02:35 PM

I still need to play the demo...

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 03:22 PM

Change the title. it is now showing 360 for 45.


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#25 DaShaka   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1113 Posts   Joined 3.9 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 03:57 PM

People can be so misleading. The Demo for ps3 had lots of bugs. Once you make it far enough the music and sound completely cuts out for 2-3 minutes at a time, characters dialog is missing, the ground completely disappeared on me. Other than that the game is amazing and really fun, the full release will fix all this I'm sure. As far as someone saying this is like dragon age, it is nothing like that game aside from there being quests and items. The combat is MUCH better, and totally different than DA. It's more of a much deeper and better version of Fable.

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 04:05 PM

Not bad, I already have a pre-order set up with Newegg when they discounted it to 47.99. I'll stick with Newegg since I think it'll ship sooner than TRU.

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#27 FlamedLiquid   The Kersed Sowl CAGiversary!   5932 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 04:11 PM

People can be so misleading. The Demo for ps3 had lots of bugs. Once you make it far enough the music and sound completely cuts out for 2-3 minutes at a time, characters dialog is missing, the ground completely disappeared on me. Other than that the game is amazing and really fun, the full release will fix all this I'm sure. As far as someone saying this is like dragon age, it is nothing like that game aside from there being quests and items. The combat is MUCH better, and totally different than DA. It's more of a much deeper and better version of Fable.


the equipment settings are identical, as is the item wheel, and button layout. The visuals are also pretty much the same. It also has a very similar leveling system. And yes the quests layout is also the same. There's also looting corpses, breaking objects, and mining items from plants just like Dragon Age 2. I agree the combat is much better, but even then I find the combat more like Dragon Age 2 then Fable 2 or 3

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#28 mpaullin   Sure plays a mediocre pinball CAGiversary!   3033 Posts   Joined 3.5 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 04:12 PM

Is there a precedent for Amazon matching these preorder deals? And is this usually a limited time thing like at Newegg? Or could I potentially wait till the week of release and still get the cheaper price? I'm pretty tempted to go for this and SSX, but it would be off putting if they take the money out now (as was mentioned above). Even if it is set aside, it means I can't use it..

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 08:45 PM

It sucks that you can't use Paypal to preorder games at TRU.

#30 Saix_XIII   Video Game Addict CAGiversary!   5020 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 08:55 PM

I can see the comparison with Dragon Age, but honestly it felt more like Fable to me. A MUCH better Fable. I played Dragon Age Origins and 2 as well Fable 2 and 3 (and beat all 4 of them). I do admit the skill tree is more like Dragon Age, but the art style and world really remind me of Fable. What really hooked me in the demo was the great gameplay and plethora of quests.

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