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#1171 bojay1997   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4843 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

Posted 11 October 2011 - 04:56 PM

Just a heads up that Bestbuy.com has the PS3 version of the new Rune Factory game for $40. That's $10 off Amazon and you can do ship to store or get free shipping through their media store link.

#1172 Zbornak   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   731 Posts   Joined 11.8 Years Ago  

Posted 11 October 2011 - 06:57 PM

Just a heads up that Bestbuy.com has the PS3 version of the new Rune Factory game for $40. That's $10 off Amazon and you can do ship to store or get free shipping through their media store link.


They have the Wii and PS3 prices reversed, as the Wii version is showing up as $50. They don't seem to be in a hurry to correct it, as it's been that way since last week.
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#1173 anotherpoorgamer   Bird's Nest Hair CAGiversary!   5164 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 October 2011 - 08:49 AM

ya, i was gonna go through them but it seems gamestop is the only one that gets a real pre-order bonus =(
http://www.gamestop....9#bonusFeatures

they have some exclusive little art/fact book that comes with the game. Amazon doesn't seem to have it so i guess i have to order through gamestop. The really lame thing is that its ONLINE ONLY Which is friggin bullshit. I gotta pay shipping and hope it doesn't arrive damaged. I dont get why i cant pre-order in store


^I feel the same way about Fate/Extra's pre-order bonus. I got Otomedius and Sonic Generation pre-ordered at my local Gamestop. I so would pre-order Fate/Extra for the bonus.

Then again, my local Gamestop has screwed me over with the bonus stuff in the past. So after November 1st, I probably won't pre-order ever again unless maybe for the Assassin's Creed Revelations Signature edition if that version is pre-order only.

I kind of want the bonus just because I was impressed with the watch I got from Aksys's website for 999.

I mean the watch did become available through Aksys instead of just Gamestop online. Does anyone know if this pre-order bonus for Fate/Extra will be available on Aksys's website/shop?

#1174 62t   Zune Duck! CAGiversary!   19486 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago  

Posted 19 October 2011 - 08:54 AM

^I feel the same way about Fate/Extra's pre-order bonus. I got Otomedius and Sonic Generation pre-ordered at my local Gamestop. I so would pre-order Fate/Extra for the bonus.

Then again, my local Gamestop has screwed me over with the bonus stuff in the past. So after November 1st, I probably won't pre-order ever again unless maybe for the Assassin's Creed Revelations Signature edition if that version is pre-order only.

I kind of want the bonus just because I was impressed with the watch I got from Aksys's website for 999.

I mean the watch did become available through Aksys instead of just Gamestop online. Does anyone know if this pre-order bonus for Fate/Extra will be available on Aksys's website/shop?


they havent said anything about it

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#1175 anotherpoorgamer   Bird's Nest Hair CAGiversary!   5164 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 October 2011 - 09:01 AM

^Had that feeling. I private messaged belisarius about it just a few minutes ago. I'll understand now if I don't get any response about it.

#1176 soonersfan60   Longing for retro CAG... CAGiversary!   4062 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 October 2011 - 05:21 PM

Any suggestions on where I can by Disgaea DS? (prefer new, sealed) Also would love to get Phantom Brave for Wii. Thanks.

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Posted 19 October 2011 - 05:27 PM

Any suggestions on where I can by Disgaea DS? (prefer new, sealed) Also would love to get Phantom Brave for Wii. Thanks.


http://store.nisamer...lly-Tactile-Set

they don't seem to have Phantom Brave in stock though

#1178 elessar123  

Posted 19 October 2011 - 05:33 PM

Any suggestions on where I can by Disgaea DS? (prefer new, sealed) Also would love to get Phantom Brave for Wii. Thanks.


For Phantom Brave, try Best Buy. I got mine there a month or two ago.

#1179 buckythekat   dv8 King of Concerns CAGiversary!   3196 Posts   Joined 8.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 October 2011 - 05:44 PM

For Phantom Brave, try Best Buy. I got mine there a month or two ago.


it's also $20 new at GameStop

#1180 62t   Zune Duck! CAGiversary!   19486 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago  

Posted 19 October 2011 - 05:51 PM

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#1181 Kali   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   150 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

Posted 19 October 2011 - 06:17 PM

ha. persona 4 is only $20 on amazon. I usually see it at $28 or so.
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#1182 soonersfan60   Longing for retro CAG... CAGiversary!   4062 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 12:55 AM

Thanks for all the great suggestions!

#1183 postulio   member since 2004 CAGiversary!   744 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago  

Posted 20 October 2011 - 04:24 AM

I ordered Legend of Heroes from them, got it in a box and was damaged. Exchange and it was also damaged. It just make more sense for me and amazon that I shop elsewhere. They also don't want someone who is too OCD and keep costing them money.


I just got LoH: Trails in the Sky from them when they had it as a lightning deal this week and it came in a rather bulky box and MINT inside, so maybe they are wising up? Also I noticed Persona 2 was listed as having problems which they are looking into. I live in NYC if that matters (in an apartment building with laughably small mailboxes too)


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#1184 erehwon   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3069 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

Posted 20 October 2011 - 05:09 AM

Any deals on Persona 3 Portable? I'd like to pick this up for cheap sometime.

#1185 SgtWiggles   Artist formally known as dgwillia CAGiversary!   10280 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

Posted 20 October 2011 - 05:17 AM

Looks like Harvest Moon 3DS got delayed again <_<, to November 1st

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#1186 ケネディ (KNDY)   Japan Import Gamer CAGiversary!   1028 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 October 2011 - 07:06 AM

Any deals on Persona 3 Portable? I'd like to pick this up for cheap sometime.


I've seen this game go down once...and it was like $29.99 earlier in the year. But it went back up.

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#1187 jumpiestranger2   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   530 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 October 2011 - 11:30 AM

Any deals on Persona 3 Portable? I'd like to pick this up for cheap sometime.


Just noticed Amazon has it for 20.49, sold by Isomergames fulfilled by Amazon or buy from Amazon for 20.76.

http://www.amazon.co...3&condition=new

#1188 ケネディ (KNDY)   Japan Import Gamer CAGiversary!   1028 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 04:46 AM

Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage for the PS3 has finally went down. The XB360 was down for a while but the PS3 was always around the $23 range.

http://www.amazon.co...19517853&sr=8-3

UPDATE: Scratch that....it was third party. Darn!

Blazing Souls Accelate is being sold by third party but fulfilled by Amazon for $14.99 which is pretty good:

http://www.amazon.co...19518487&sr=1-8

Amazon Warehouse Deals has "Catherine" for $32.99. Hopefully by the holidays we'll see more of a price drop.

http://www.amazon.co...&condition=used

Edited by kndy, 25 October 2011 - 04:58 AM.

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#1189 anotherpoorgamer   Bird's Nest Hair CAGiversary!   5164 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 06:07 AM

Looks like Harvest Moon 3DS got delayed again <_<, to November 1st


That's fine, maybe I can finally get a plusie that I pre-ordered with the DS version. Gamestop "ran out" when I came to pick up my pre-order for the DS version. Now with a delay I can pick up Otomedius Excellent and hopefully, a plusie.

Speaking of Gamestop, I might buy a gift card from them so I can pre-order Fate/Extra for the online only pre-order. $50 is enough to cover it right for shipping/taxes on a $40 game? Never ordered online from Gamestop.

#1190 elessar123  

Posted 25 October 2011 - 06:12 AM

Speaking of Gamestop, I might buy a gift card from them so I can pre-order Fate/Extra for the online only pre-order. $50 is enough to cover it right for shipping/taxes on a $40 game? Never ordered online from Gamestop.


Yes, but for whatever reason, I can no longer find information on Gamestop's site about the pre-order bonus.

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#1191 anotherpoorgamer   Bird's Nest Hair CAGiversary!   5164 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 06:30 AM

Yes, but for whatever reason, I can no longer find information on Gamestop's site about the pre-order bonus.



Just noticed that too! I guess I'll pass then if the pre-order bonus was taken away or it is too late to pre-order to get that bonus.

I'm going to hope that the Aksys store will carry the bonus item. I'll buy the game from Gamestop since it looked kind of interesting.

#1192 SlickDeals10   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   649 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 06:48 AM

the bonus item looks cheap though. I like more substantial bonuses like an actual item, or a soundtrack. The little booklet thingy for Fate/Extra looked like a pamphlet of 5 pages or something. The best preorder bonus in recent memory is the WATCH from the 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors game on DS. Looks amazing!



#1193 anotherpoorgamer   Bird's Nest Hair CAGiversary!   5164 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 05:30 PM

^Yup, I got mine from the Aksys website/shop. I kind of wish it would fit my fat wrist though.

#1194 adriley313   Banned Banned   7622 Posts   Joined 8.4 Years Ago  

Posted 25 October 2011 - 05:37 PM

^^^^ i got it from them too when it was $35. still sealed on my shelf cause it doesnt fit.
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#1195 elessar123  

Posted 25 October 2011 - 05:43 PM

I bought the watch when it was $5. Wish I had bought more.

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Posted 27 October 2011 - 03:43 AM

I'm not sure if this is the proper place to post this, but the Asian version of Idolm@ster 2 for PS3 (which is $62.90, as opposed to the Japanese version which is usually around $90 - $100, due to the current conversion rate.) just came in stock a little while ago on play-asia after having the "all pre-orders filled" status, since the game ships today.

http://www.play-asia...en-70-4con.html

I was skeptical before I tried the demo, since this game is in Japanese and has a fair bit of dialogue, but after playing the demo like 30 times, I realized I was hooked. Anyway, since I believe this is cheapest the game can be had, I had the feeling it may not last too long, so I thought I would post it here for those who cared about it.


Well, that was quicker than I thought. Out of stock now.

Edited by Nitemare25, 27 October 2011 - 04:49 AM.


#1197 Relysis  

Posted 27 October 2011 - 05:01 AM

I'm not sure if this is the proper place to post this, but the Asian version of Idolm@ster 2 for PS3 (which is $62.90, as opposed to the Japanese version which is usually around $90 - $100, due to the current conversion rate.) just came in stock a little while ago on play-asia after having the "all pre-orders filled" status, since the game ships today.

http://www.play-asia...en-70-4con.html

I was skeptical before I tried the demo, since this game is in Japanese and has a fair bit of dialogue, but after playing the demo like 30 times, I realized I was hooked. Anyway, since I believe this is cheapest the game can be had, I had the feeling it may not last too long, so I thought I would post it here for those who cared about it.


Well, that was quicker than I thought. Out of stock now.


Dear gracious that was fast. Thanks for the tip anyway.

#1198 Ragnorok64   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1281 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 October 2011 - 05:43 AM

I've been enjoying Persona 3 Portable thus far.

#1199 ケネディ (KNDY)   Japan Import Gamer CAGiversary!   1028 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 06:24 AM

I've been enjoying Persona 3 Portable thus far.


It's a very fun game! Finished it several weeks ago and part of me wanted to start the game again with the female character but I have too many games in my backlog...lol...

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#1200 ケネディ (KNDY)   Japan Import Gamer CAGiversary!   1028 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 06:26 AM

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift is $18.53....

http://www.amazon.co...19783097&sr=8-7

Although if Aksys does their Holiday sale again...this may come with a soundtrack or so.

Also, noticed that GoHastings on Amazon has Cross Edge for $16.99 (not inc. shipping). But not sure if they include the booklet and original cover. Has anyone ordered from GoHastings before?

http://www.amazon.co...&condition=used

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