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DOOM 3 BFG Edition, Spec Ops The Line Premium Edition - $19.99 + FS @ BestBuy.com


#1 blindinglights   ... CAGiversary!   4570 Posts   Joined 4.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 02:36 PM

Noticed these on the price tracker. Didn't see another thread, please close if repost.

Doom BFG Edition

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Spec Ops: The Line Premium Edition

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#2 TaylorM06   #CAG4EVAR CAGiversary!   1246 Posts   Joined 5.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 02:39 PM

Wonder how a $20 off @Gamer coupon works with a game that's listed as $20.

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 02:42 PM

Wonder how a $20 off @Gamer coupon works with a game that's listed as $20.


What coupon. New set today.

#4 blindinglights   ... CAGiversary!   4570 Posts   Joined 4.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 02:44 PM

Wonder how a $20 off @Gamer coupon works with a game that's listed as $20.



That DOOM coupon expired yesterday.
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#5 TaylorM06   #CAG4EVAR CAGiversary!   1246 Posts   Joined 5.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 02:50 PM

That DOOM coupon expired yesterday.


Sneaky bastards.

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 02:51 PM

Looks like BB finally figured out how to stop free games.

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 02:53 PM

Looks like BB finally figured out how to stop free games.


I didn't want a "free" game, because nothing in a retail store is free.

But I was hoping I could get $10-15 back

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 02:54 PM

Sneaky bastards.


Yeah and it pretty much makes the coupon worthless since they just put it on sale for the price it would have cost with the coupon. I would expect NFS:Most Wanted to get a $25 sale on May 8th.

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 03:02 PM

I didn't want a "free" game, because nothing in a retail store is free.

But I was hoping I could get $10-15 back


When it comes to Best Buy, there is such a thing as free. I never had a single problem using a Gamerzone coupon to get an item for nothing out of pocket.

Hell there was even a price mistake about a year ago where you could order a $50 webcam for $0 with instore pickup. Cashier didn't even look twice when the receipt said $0.

#10 gldoorii  

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 03:08 PM

Man...my Best Buy wont even let me use coupons when the game is on sale. They flip out about how it's either one or the other. They wont even price match other stores. The only way I can get things cheaper is to order it online and then call customer service...which usually works after I get the 5 or 6 transfers around because they don't wanna send me to the department that deals with that..if I don't get cut off before I reach them.

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 03:29 PM

Sneaky bastards.


exactly what I was thinking maybe they are catching on, now just wont sell any.
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#12 Digital Idiot   User has been disabled. CAGiversary!   93 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 03:29 PM

Yeah and it pretty much makes the coupon worthless since they just put it on sale for the price it would have cost with the coupon. I would expect NFS:Most Wanted to get a $25 sale on May 8th.


That's how the reward zone and @gamer coupons have always worked. It's a month early preview of their upcoming sales.

Sometimes we've been lucky and the coupons end up overlapping into the actual sale, and the games end up being free or only a few bucks, but it seems like BB is aware of that problem now.

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 03:36 PM

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 03:38 PM

That's how the reward zone and @gamer coupons have always worked. It's a month early preview of their upcoming sales.

Sometimes we've been lucky and the coupons end up overlapping into the actual sale, and the games end up being free or only a few bucks, but it seems like BB is aware of that problem now.


I think that is more a generalization then a hard and fast rule. Just because a game or two happen to go on sale after the coupons does not mean it has ALWAYS been a preview of the next month's sales.

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 03:39 PM

Nice timing on this deal. Looks like best buy finally worked out there pricing mishaps with giving away free or close to free games... Bastards.

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#16 marjincharge   Howdy! CAGiversary!   534 Posts   Joined 2.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 03:42 PM

Is this a good deal on spec ops? Or is it possible for it to get lower?

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 03:59 PM

Is this a good deal on spec ops? Or is it possible for it to get lower?


You can get it lower used from Gamefly and you can also get it free (while having a subscripion of course) to Playstation Plus.

EDIT: Copped the 360 verison of DOOM 3 BFG for $10.00 after that $10 Best Buy Reward Zone Facebook coupon.

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#18 marjincharge   Howdy! CAGiversary!   534 Posts   Joined 2.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 04:00 PM

You can get it lower used from Gamefly and you can also get it free (while having a subscripion of course) to Playstation Plus.


I'm looking to get it new and not digitally.

#19 StryderOmega  

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 05:24 PM

I'm looking to get it new and not digitally.


I don't think these things are flying off the shelf, so your best bet is to wait for a clearance sale.

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#20 YBX87   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   12268 Posts   Joined 3.5 Years Ago  

Posted 07 April 2013 - 05:30 PM

$20 for specs op is still to much for me, i will wait for a lower price.

#21 SkylineChili4Me   CAG with Cheese, Please! CAGiversary!   269 Posts   Joined 8.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 05:34 PM

Wha??? I can't double-dip and abuse a coupon to get something for nothing? How dare they try to stay in business. Shaq-Fu them - I'll never go there again.

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#22 TooPoor   ∀ Game, ∃ Buy Price CAGiversary!   9341 Posts   Joined 3.4 Years Ago  

Posted 07 April 2013 - 05:37 PM

I don't think these things are flying off the shelf, so your best bet is to wait for a clearance sale.

Exactly, especially when it has been free for PS+.

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#23 CAGkrazy   Yeah Boi! CAGiversary!   2269 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 07 April 2013 - 06:17 PM

wow! thanks bestbuy for the worthless march coupons. no to just wait on clearance prices for doom and spec ops. these will not fly off the shelves even with those prices.

#24 NEP   Oogaboogabooga CAGiversary!   399 Posts   Joined 4.4 Years Ago  

Posted 07 April 2013 - 07:16 PM

Man...my Best Buy wont even let me use coupons when the game is on sale. They flip out about how it's either one or the other. They wont even price match other stores. The only way I can get things cheaper is to order it online and then call customer service...which usually works after I get the 5 or 6 transfers around because they don't wanna send me to the department that deals with that..if I don't get cut off before I reach them.


The coupons clearly state on the back that they are to be taken from sale prices.

Your store refusing to honor official coupons is likely some sort of violation because the coupons do not say "participating stores only".

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 09:06 PM

Both of those games should be $10 by now. $20 is still way too high.

#26 marjincharge   Howdy! CAGiversary!   534 Posts   Joined 2.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 09:12 PM

I don't think these things are flying off the shelf, so your best bet is to wait for a clearance sale.


Cool. I can wait.

#27 stewie75  

Posted 07 April 2013 - 09:39 PM

yeah I'm waiting on $10 or less on DOOM, it was $13 at gamefly recently used. it'll drop more and then I can add it to the collection.

#28 groundskeeper   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1367 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 09:42 PM

Wow, bunch of whiners on this thread. Anyways Spec Ops is worth the price but it has been cheaper.
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#29 Darklurkr23   Contest Win' Machine CAGiversary!   1850 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 09:57 PM

Yea i got tricked into that GAMER crap when I was buying my Big Game skin GOW guide the other day. After returning it I was stuck with teh gamer cause I didn't know you couldn't cancel it. (and the guy selling it to me didn't know any of the stuff about it either

It's 1 coupon to be used w/in a month B2G1 not all year (>>)

Anyway yea i'm hoping that sometimes they'll have mis-marks for free games.

But at least I can get the Injustice DLC for 3.49 with that 10% coupon and 10 dollar gift certificate

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#30 Stellar Inertia   Completionist CAGiversary!   4079 Posts   Joined 2.9 Years Ago   Has been playing Destiny
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Posted 07 April 2013 - 10:01 PM

Yea i got tricked into that GAMER crap when I was buying my Big Game skin GOW guide the other day. After returning it I was stuck with teh gamer cause I didn't know you couldn't cancel it. (and the guy selling it to me didn't know any of the stuff about it either

It's 1 coupon to be used w/in a month B2G1 not all year (>>)

Anyway yea i'm hoping that sometimes they'll have mis-marks for free games.

But at least I can get the Injustice DLC for 3.49 with that 10% coupon and 10 dollar gift certificate


Isnt that Big Game skin the Giraffe looking skin that comes with the season pass? And I dont know if I care to own Spec Ops the line. I was hoping to just borrow or rent it and beat it in a weekend someday. Already have it free on Ps3 but Im pretty much a 360 gamer.

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