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Sorcery $10, Armored Core V (360) $20, Star Ocean Intl. (PS3) $16 and more @Newegg


#1 Bosamba   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2002 Posts   Joined 3.9 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2012 - 01:14 PM

Discounted prices and/or promo codes are valid till 10/08/2012.
All of the following :shipfree:

:ps3: Sorcery $9.99
:ps3: Star Ocean: Last Hope International $15.99
:ps3: Dead Island $15.99
:360: Armored Core V $19.99
:wii: Wii Sports Resort (Game Only) $24.99

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#2 GT   CAG Commando CAGiversary!   686 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2012 - 01:24 PM

10 bucks for sorcery is tempting.
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#3 Zonic505   People read these? CAGiversary!   1835 Posts   Joined 4.7 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2012 - 01:27 PM

Hmmm, $16 for Star Ocean: LHI sounds like a good deal (been wanting to try that game), but I've got about 3 other RPGS (Resonance of Fate, Eternal Sonata, & Tales of Vesperia) in my backlog. Anyone wanna vouch for Star Ocean? I remember playing the one on PS2 until the 2nd disc and then just stopping.
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Posted 05 October 2012 - 01:28 PM

Fuck me, I thought Star Ocean was going rare so I went a bought it used at $30 from GameStop. :(

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 01:31 PM

any opinions on sorcery?

#6 sherlock2g   TURN UP! CAGiversary!   900 Posts   Joined 3.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 01:37 PM

I'm so in for Star Ocean. I've been waiting for it to drop. I have so many RPGs right now it's crazy. I'm still playing WKC II and I haven't finished Record of Agarest Zero. I heard that Star Ocean was a great game so I'll just get it and try to finish my other games.

#7 AFC   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   313 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2012 - 01:52 PM

Hmmm, $16 for Star Ocean: LHI sounds like a good deal (been wanting to try that game), but I've got about 3 other RPGS (Resonance of Fate, Eternal Sonata, & Tales of Vesperia) in my backlog. Anyone wanna vouch for Star Ocean? I remember playing the one on PS2 until the 2nd disc and then just stopping.


I still haven't opened the copy I bought from Newegg last winter, but from what I've heard it's supposedly the worst in the series. The gameplay is great apparently, but the story and voice acting are awful.

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 02:05 PM

I still haven't opened the copy I bought from Newegg last winter, but from what I've heard it's supposedly the worst in the series. The gameplay is great apparently, but the story and voice acting are awful.


And the character designs.. Everyone looks like a porcelain doll, especially Lymel.

I'll vouch for the gameplay though. The biggest complaint I'm gonna have is that each planet is a separate disc. So if you're at the end of the game and want to grind for items on the first planet, you're gonna have to swap discs.

#9 Zonic505   People read these? CAGiversary!   1835 Posts   Joined 4.7 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2012 - 02:06 PM

Yeah, I heard about the voice acting, but the PS3 version allows you to switch to the original JPN voices, plus tweaks to gameplay & menus, additional content (not exactly sure on what, though) & I think characters, more music, & 2D portraits of the characters during dialogue scenes & battle. Also, it's on 1 Blu-ray disc so no disc swapping.
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Posted 05 October 2012 - 02:19 PM

I have the X360 verison and yeah the multidisc format is preventing me to do the missions after the ending. Gameplay wise, I thought it was really good. Isn't the PS3 version one disc?

And damn Newegg, I don't want to spend Black Friday money in October.

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 02:24 PM

My advice is if you're the least bit interested in Star Ocean, pick it up without hesitation. I was watching it a few months back when Newegg had it for 19.99, but then it went out of stock. When it became available again they jacked it back up to 39.99. My guess is it won't last long at this price.

#12 barrit   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1929 Posts   Joined 4.1 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2012 - 02:27 PM

Since this Star Ocean is the prequel to the series, playing the first 2 isn't required, correct?

#13 Dark_Sage   Superior CAGiversary!   3399 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2012 - 02:27 PM

Avoid Star Ocean at all costs. The gameplay's not so bad, although it wears out its welcome after you realize what it's going to take to play it to completion.

The worst part here is the characters, none of which is worse than the protagonist - one of the worst characters of the ever. Let me speak directly to the only kind of people who may still be interested in this game -- You want to play it because it's a J-RPG and has a cast full of pretty anime ladies, right? Well forget that thought right now.

It's not worth it, because you have to suffer through Edge Maverick's existence. He is so bad the game becomes unplayable and no amount of potential eyecandy can save you. This is like suffering through Endless Eight just because Haruhi's swimsuit changes every episode... and then rewatching it seven more times.

If you wanna buy it to pad out your collection, fine. But your time's worth more than this.

#14 tylerh1701   Clap it up, my Hammies CAGiversary!   24961 Posts   Joined 4.0 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2012 - 03:03 PM

Grabbed Sorcery, this was the price I was waiting for. Glad I held off from $15 at BB a couple months ago. Plus got to use my free Shoprunner :)

Many thanks OP.

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#15 gacktplays   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   105 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 03:14 PM

Discounted prices and/or promo codes are valid till 10/08/2012.
All of the following :shipfree:

:ps3: Sorcery $9.99
:ps3: Star Ocean: Last Hope International $15.99
:ps3: Dead Island $15.99
:360: Armored Core V $19.99
:wii: Wii Sports Resort (Game Only) $24.99


Got Sorcery, Thanks OP!!!
Got Medieval Move for $10 last week and even though it's on rails it's the best on rails game I've ever played, great game.
Hope Sorcery will be just as great.

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 03:49 PM

Avoid Star Ocean at all costs...

If you wanna buy it to pad out your collection, fine. But your time's worth more than this.


You forget the reason people buy JRPGs in the first place. For no reason at all.

#17 arsenalcrazy8   As Cheap As Wenger. CAGiversary!   1299 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 05:20 PM

hmmmm...will sorcery drop much more I wonder...its tempting now...
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#18 tylerh1701   Clap it up, my Hammies CAGiversary!   24961 Posts   Joined 4.0 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2012 - 05:49 PM

hmmmm...will sorcery drop much more I wonder...its tempting now...


I'll ususally spring for games I want when they hit $10. Usually they don't ever get below $7-$8, except in YMMV situations, and there's a lot of games that bottom out at $10 then slowly rise back up to the ~$15 area and settle there.

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 05:56 PM

Hmmm, $16 for Star Ocean: LHI sounds like a good deal (been wanting to try that game), but I've got about 3 other RPGS (Resonance of Fate, Eternal Sonata, & Tales of Vesperia) in my backlog. Anyone wanna vouch for Star Ocean? I remember playing the one on PS2 until the 2nd disc and then just stopping.


Star Ocean is definitely better than two of those.

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#20 PancakesAreLove   CAG Chef CAGiversary!   4798 Posts   Joined 3.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 06:44 PM

Since this Star Ocean is the prequel to the series, playing the first 2 isn't required, correct?


It is made where you can start on any star ocean game.

Avoid Star Ocean at all costs. The gameplay's not so bad, although it wears out its welcome after you realize what it's going to take to play it to completion.

The worst part here is the characters, none of which is worse than the protagonist - one of the worst characters of the ever. Let me speak directly to the only kind of people who may still be interested in this game -- You want to play it because it's a J-RPG and has a cast full of pretty anime ladies, right? Well forget that thought right now.

It's not worth it, because you have to suffer through Edge Maverick's existence. He is so bad the game becomes unplayable and no amount of potential eyecandy can save you. This is like suffering through Endless Eight just because Haruhi's swimsuit changes every episode... and then rewatching it seven more times.

If you wanna buy it to pad out your collection, fine. But your time's worth more than this.


I liked it a lot and let me tell you I did not play it for the anime ladies. The Eng voice casting bad so putting it on Jap is bearable. The Characters themselves could use a lot of work but I loved the battle system. I usually would compare it to a Tales game, you play it for the gameplay.

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 06:51 PM

Asura's Wrath for :360: and :ps3: is $16.99 with free shipping, no promo code needed.

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#22 Masterkyo   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   10167 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2012 - 07:03 PM

Thanks in 4 Socery for $10-ish ;)
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Posted 05 October 2012 - 07:09 PM

Thanks OP! Grabbed Sorcery since I missed out on it when BB had it for $15

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#24 kayne2000   All Glory to Tachikoma Paradise CAGiversary!   1959 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 08:02 PM

if anybody gets armored core v on the 360 add me kayne2000

i would love to have someone to play with in that game its a fun game just ya know no one is playing it cause its not COD i guess or borderlands 2

#25 TimesTicking   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   381 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 08:05 PM

Don't buy Star Ocean: The Last Hope -International-
That game is the worst of all Star Ocean game, it was a huge step-back from -Til the End of Time-
You're better off buying another game.

#26 darrenaw9   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   255 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2012 - 08:07 PM

Just got a copy of Star Ocean, couldnt help myself, i'm a sucker for jrpg. Plus i was so pissed the last time i missed a 16 bucks deal for it.

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 11:13 PM

Avoid Star Ocean at all costs. The gameplay's not so bad, although it wears out its welcome after you realize what it's going to take to play it to completion.

The worst part here is the characters, none of which is worse than the protagonist - one of the worst characters of the ever. Let me speak directly to the only kind of people who may still be interested in this game -- You want to play it because it's a J-RPG and has a cast full of pretty anime ladies, right? Well forget that thought right now.

It's not worth it, because you have to suffer through Edge Maverick's existence. He is so bad the game becomes unplayable and no amount of potential eyecandy can save you. This is like suffering through Endless Eight just because Haruhi's swimsuit changes every episode... and then rewatching it seven more times.

If you wanna buy it to pad out your collection, fine. But your time's worth more than this.


Can't be worse than Rush from Last Remnant. I played the game for five hours and then said Fuck it I can't stand this guy anymore. Thankfully I bought it used, returned it back to Gamestop.

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 11:20 PM

Can't be worse than Rush from Last Remnant. I played the game for five hours and then said Fuck it I can't stand this guy anymore. Thankfully I bought it used, returned it back to Gamestop.


If you think it can't get worse than Rush, I assure you it can. But by all means, see for yourself.

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 12:21 AM

You forget the reason people buy JRPGs in the first place. For no reason at all.


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#30 ruibing   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   218 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

Posted 06 October 2012 - 02:00 AM

Grabbed Sorcery and Devil May Cry HD Collection for the PS3.
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