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Limited Collectible: Mortal Kombat Deadly Alliance Promo Edition (PS2) $30 A/C at GQD

#1 CheapyD   Head Cheap Ass Administrators   17410 Posts   Joined 14.3 Years Ago  

Posted 28 July 2009 - 01:42 AM

GameQuest Direct has informed CAG that they have exclusively acquired the last 1018 units of this out-of-print game directly from Midway. For more information on this game's history, read the official story here.

Currently down to the last 900 units, GQD has issued a coupon code to the CAG community for a limited time. To get $10 off, use coupon code: MKDACAG3 at checkout. Coupon expires August 1st or when quota is met. Prices are expected to increase when GQD is down to the last 100 pieces.

:ps2: Mortal Kombat Deadly Alliance Promo Edition $29.99 after coupon

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Posted 28 July 2009 - 01:46 AM

very nice. the collector in me must get this but damn money is a tad bit tight with my best friend's wedding coming up... Fuck

oh well I think I will bite the bullet on this one.


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#3 Josef   Touched the dead CAGiversary!   10235 Posts   Joined 13.4 Years Ago  

Posted 28 July 2009 - 01:48 AM

So the only thing different from the regular edition is the "Promotional copy" stamp on the cover? I think I'll pass, especially for $30.

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Posted 28 July 2009 - 01:50 AM

I'm in... can I cut up my credit card now?

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Posted 28 July 2009 - 01:58 AM

I don't understand what the fuss would be... the game was alright when it came out, but hasn't aged well I'm sure. Let alone the collectability of a greatest hits game that can be bought for $5 used at gs.

kids these days.......

#6 destro4eva   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1152 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  


Posted 28 July 2009 - 01:58 AM

A promo copy for $30? Just buy a regular one on half.com for $2. No reason to buy this one folks, I really doubt this one's "Exclusiveness" & long term value as well.

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Posted 28 July 2009 - 01:59 AM

Great for hardcore collectors (I used to be...) but marriage and life has "forbid" me to make purchases such as this anymore... :(

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Posted 28 July 2009 - 02:02 AM

I have to admit when I first saw this, I thought of the CAG April Fool's pranks. The weather's a bit hot for that ;)

Just looked- I have one I bought at CC for one cent. Never opened.

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Posted 28 July 2009 - 02:07 AM

i remember buying this game at launch when it first came out.. good times.. but $30? no.

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Posted 28 July 2009 - 02:08 AM

I got 5 or 6 of the Xbox version of this for 1 cent each at the huge July 4th Circuit City sale of 04.
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#11 JMClarkent   I Cheap what I Sow CAGiversary!   498 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

Posted 28 July 2009 - 02:11 AM

If they throw in free shipping, I'll consider taking one for free...
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Posted 28 July 2009 - 02:13 AM

If they throw in free shipping, I'll consider taking one for free...

that's a little too much for me, maybe if I got a few coupons or something.

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Posted 28 July 2009 - 02:14 AM

so does this mean my reg edition is actually worth something ?
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#14 wbc1228   huh?! CAGiversary!   2888 Posts   Joined 13.7 Years Ago  

Posted 28 July 2009 - 02:17 AM

come on cheayd! You can do better than that!

#15 bfg9k   Doom! CAGiversary!   761 Posts   Joined 13.8 Years Ago  

Posted 28 July 2009 - 02:19 AM

Ok so I guess I'm not the only one that didn't think this was anything special. I also remember seeing tons of these at circuit city.

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Posted 28 July 2009 - 02:21 AM

sounds like someone trying to make money off something that was supposed to be free. should this be pinned?


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Posted 28 July 2009 - 02:26 AM

This a very CAG unfriendly deal.

#18 strikeratt   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1151 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 28 July 2009 - 02:31 AM

So a company that is destroying the value of collectable games by reprinting them is trying to sell this item to collectors ....

I mean common I own tons of MK games and some collector editions to boot, but 30 bucks after a coupon for a greatest hits promo copy .... common....
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#19 lilboo   Not addicted to WoW CAGiversary!   18235 Posts   Joined 14.3 Years Ago  

Posted 28 July 2009 - 02:34 AM

Whaaaat? It's..the game with a different UPC and a stamp that says "Promotional Copy".

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Posted 28 July 2009 - 02:35 AM

I initially thought it was some retail kit edition that came with some cool stuff. Come on, that's no more than a regular edition marked for promotional use (and granted, a security sticker on top) and they want $30 for it. What a Rip-off.
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#21 RandyTsai   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3209 Posts   Joined 13.3 Years Ago  

Posted 28 July 2009 - 02:38 AM

told you guys. do not support these jerk offs

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Posted 28 July 2009 - 02:48 AM

So what distinguishing factors set this edition apart to make it valuable? Well, in addition to its origin of production, limited availability, and the current scarcity in the market, this version of Deadly Alliance still displays the coveted Sony UPC sticker on top.

Now I see why this is worth purchasing.... the coveted Sony UPC sticker!!!!

#23 Scorch   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   37483 Posts   Joined 14.0 Years Ago  

Posted 28 July 2009 - 02:56 AM

I'm a hardcore collector for version differences and even I would pass this one up.

told you guys. do not support these jerk offs

Whoa whoa whoa there, Randy. GQD is anything but jerk offs. This just isn't their best discovery.

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#24 flit   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   27 Posts   Joined 8.4 Years Ago  

Posted 28 July 2009 - 03:13 AM

Is this a joke?


This is the exact opposite of what a post on cheapassgamer should look like.

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Posted 28 July 2009 - 03:22 AM

lol i got those for 1 cent at CC back in the day

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Posted 28 July 2009 - 03:48 AM

I used to have one of these.. what a dumb thing to spend your hard earned money on. :\

Hey btw, if anyone has any mint/complete copies of MK: Deception: Kollectors Edition for Xbox that they want to get rid of.. let me know please.

#27 bojay1997   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   5329 Posts   Joined 13.7 Years Ago  

Posted 28 July 2009 - 03:53 AM

Calling this a collectible is a joke. This was given away for free when you pre-ordered Armageddon. Did I mention this was free????? They gave away tens of thousands of copies. Now they want $40 ($30 for us I guess) for essentially a non-retail freebie that is in ugly greatest hits colors and wasn't even a great game? Oh, they also have over a thousand of them...Give me a break. This is an insult. Do not deal with these jokers.

#28 NJMane  

Posted 28 July 2009 - 04:00 AM

I'm sorry....why the hell is this front page news? $30 for a promo copy of a game that can be had for a few bucks. Cheapy, I think you forgot what site you run. :roll:

#29 bsesb2003   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1264 Posts   Joined 13.8 Years Ago  


Posted 28 July 2009 - 04:05 AM

Can't say I have a need for this, nor do I quite understand the collectibility of almost any PS2 game.

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Posted 28 July 2009 - 04:06 AM

Doesn't deserve a front page ad...
Seriously, I doubt this will ever be worth more than the $30 some sucker is willing to pay for it lol