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LOTR War in the North CE PS3@ GS $19.99


#1 lude21   CAGiversary! Silenced   854 Posts   Joined 7.3 Years Ago  

Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:40 AM

NEW

http://m.gamestop.co...g/Product/92158

Was browsing price drops, not sure if its $20 for other systems also.

#2 TooPoor   ∀ Game, ∃ Buy Price CAGiversary!   9295 Posts   Joined 3.4 Years Ago  

Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:56 AM

I am so kicking myself for buying this for $40 at amazon.
I enjoyed the game a lot, but beware of game breaking bugs, even after all patches. I ran into one.

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#3 bonkers1978   CAG in Training CAG Veteran   64 Posts   Joined 2.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 09:14 AM

Dammit! My local GameStops only have the PS3 version. Going to pick one up anyway tomorrow.

#4 TheHelix   CAGiversary! Silenced   2842 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

Posted 10 January 2013 - 09:22 AM

Bought this at $40 last year, hated the game, traded it in when it was going for $14 at BB at the time, kept the CE stuff.

But $20 ain't so bad considering that's the price for the vanilla game.

#5 dominator   Boss CAGiversary!   1481 Posts   Joined 9.9 Years Ago  

Posted 10 January 2013 - 10:16 AM

Dang, no one has it near me, would love to pick one up to display.

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#6 Fukurou   Banned Banned   719 Posts   Joined 2.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 10:44 AM

http://www.gamestop....s-edition/92159

http://www.gamestop....s-edition/92158

#7 Hemi   One with the never-ending backlog. CAGiversary!   2944 Posts   Joined 2.5 Years Ago  

Posted 10 January 2013 - 06:19 PM

WOOT looks like theres plenty of 360 versions near me, picking up ONE definately, TWO most likely!

#8 Mitherildir   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   39 Posts   Joined 2.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 06:43 PM

'Course there's no PS3 copies nearby. I'd love to get my hands on this, finally; I've been looking for it, but not at the price they're going for on Amazon.

#9 Metal Militia   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   560 Posts   Joined 5.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 06:52 PM

Thanks OP picked up the last copy in my area :)

#10 lude21   CAGiversary! Silenced   854 Posts   Joined 7.3 Years Ago  

Posted 10 January 2013 - 06:53 PM

No problem dudes! None in my area :(

#11 Hemi   One with the never-ending backlog. CAGiversary!   2944 Posts   Joined 2.5 Years Ago  

Posted 10 January 2013 - 07:51 PM

Got two, deciding on a third...
edit: I'm shameless at this price...

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:02 PM

I have the regular version sealed that I got for $10. Is this worth 20?

#13 TooPoor   ∀ Game, ∃ Buy Price CAGiversary!   9295 Posts   Joined 3.4 Years Ago  

Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:06 PM

I have the regular version sealed that I got for $10. Is this worth 20?

Compared to the cheap plastic statues that some CEs have, the "leather" quiver is definitely much better.

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#14 Hemi   One with the never-ending backlog. CAGiversary!   2944 Posts   Joined 2.5 Years Ago  

Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:07 PM

The CE originally cost $140, its a massive box with AWSOME physical extras in it, easily worth $20!!! So either trade in or sell urs, or keep the CE sealed and play the regular, but get either way. YOU WILL NOT REGRET IT

#15 Hemi   One with the never-ending backlog. CAGiversary!   2944 Posts   Joined 2.5 Years Ago  

Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:09 PM

Compared to the cheap plastic statues that some CEs have, the "leather" quiver is definitely much better.




Also has a ARTBOOK, extra 'leather' game case, and two fake arrows in the quiver.

#16 TooPoor   ∀ Game, ∃ Buy Price CAGiversary!   9295 Posts   Joined 3.4 Years Ago  

Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:10 PM

^I forgot to mention, the map that unrolls from the arrows is a nice decorative piece to hang up. The artbook is meh.

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#17 Hemi   One with the never-ending backlog. CAGiversary!   2944 Posts   Joined 2.5 Years Ago  

Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:20 PM

Just opened one of mine, the two arrows are plastic but dont really feel cheap, they come in the quiver wrapped in a 'aged' cloth map (big map too) of middle earth tied with a bow, the leather is a nice feel, the artbook and game come inside the leather case on the front of the quiver, it has a little slide almost like a belt that you slide out before you can open the flap, game case says "collectors edition" and is sealed, artbooks same size as game case and is very nice.

#18 Hemi   One with the never-ending backlog. CAGiversary!   2944 Posts   Joined 2.5 Years Ago  

Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:21 PM

^I forgot to mention, the map that unrolls from the arrows is a nice decorative piece to hang up. The artbook is meh.




Yeah I thought the same with the map, and the artbook is an artbook nothing special, but still nice.

#19 rogus   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   156 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:25 PM

I just got one from amazon warehouse deals for $19.49.

#20 Hemi   One with the never-ending backlog. CAGiversary!   2944 Posts   Joined 2.5 Years Ago  

Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:28 PM

I just got one from amazon warehouse deals for $19.49.


Hope u dont get shafted (heh arrow pun) and end up with a gutted one.

#21 usagi   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1063 Posts   Joined 3.1 Years Ago  

Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:43 PM

I am so kicking myself for buying this for $40 at amazon.
I enjoyed the game a lot, but beware of game breaking bugs, even after all patches. I ran into one.

Yeah lol, I got stuck in Mirkwood which I think is about 75% or more through the game. After the patches I tried again and it still happened so I just gave up. Ignoring the bugs that didn't let you beat certain levels, the game was a great hack/slash co-op game.

#22 TooPoor   ∀ Game, ∃ Buy Price CAGiversary!   9295 Posts   Joined 3.4 Years Ago  

Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:49 PM

Yeah lol, I got stuck in Mirkwood which I think is about 75% or more through the game. After the patches I tried again and it still happened so I just gave up. Ignoring the bugs that didn't let you beat certain levels, the game was a great hack/slash co-op game.

I got stuck on Mirkwood too. My wife and I were pretty pissed.
I got past through it using the piggyback method.

When they mentioned "Mirkwood" in the Hobbit, my first thought was "that fucking Mirkwood glitch!"

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#23 red_devil32   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   103 Posts   Joined 4.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:58 PM

that's one of the coolest CE i see, too bad this game fking sucks

#24 fortunado   Mathematical! CAGiversary!   1119 Posts   Joined 4.4 Years Ago  

Posted 10 January 2013 - 10:34 PM

I am so kicking myself for buying this for $40 at amazon.
I enjoyed the game a lot, but beware of game breaking bugs, even after all patches. I ran into one.


Ya know I heard A LOT of people complain that the game had some of these bugs but I played through it three times on Xbox and never had an issue. I just liked hitting the Y button as the Dorf... couldn't give it up. I have yet to play through it on PC but I intend to if I can get a band of merry mates.

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#25 Josef   Touched the dead CAGiversary!   7356 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

Posted 10 January 2013 - 11:27 PM

Did anyone else get these for $19.99 at Best Buy when they were clearing them out last spring/summer? I ended up picking up one for each system.

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 01:34 AM

Picked up the only copy for PS3 within a 100 mile radius, actually pretty impressed with it. For $20 you can't go wrong.

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#27 TooPoor   ∀ Game, ∃ Buy Price CAGiversary!   9295 Posts   Joined 3.4 Years Ago  

Posted 11 January 2013 - 01:42 AM

Ya know I heard A LOT of people complain that the game had some of these bugs but I played through it three times on Xbox and never had an issue. I just liked hitting the Y button as the Dorf... couldn't give it up. I have yet to play through it on PC but I intend to if I can get a band of merry mates.

You definitely got lucky, I am usually very forgiving on glitches and stuff, but being unable to proceed is unacceptable.

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#28 SeemslikeTrav   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   76 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 02:15 AM

Is there ever any probability of getting an opened/gutted game when ordering new from Gamestop.com?

#29 DarkMario616   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   220 Posts   Joined 5.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 02:35 AM

One store by me has 3 of them.

Looks tempting for the quiver + map, but I don't have a 360 -_-.

#30 Hemi   One with the never-ending backlog. CAGiversary!   2944 Posts   Joined 2.5 Years Ago  

Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:11 AM

One store by me has 3 of them.
Looks tempting for the quiver + map, but I don't have a 360 -_-.


Dump the game on ebay/craigslist then? You can always COLLECT the COLLECTORS EDITION too, $20 it's easily worth it.