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Final Fantasy XIII-2 Collector's Edition Guide - $20.99 (Amazon)


#1 NocturneManiac   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   82 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 December 2011 - 01:58 AM

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http://www.amazon.co...23913699&sr=1-2

Sorry if this is posted already, did a quick search and didn't find it...

I just looked at this yesterday on Amazon and it was the same price as everywhere else ($34.99). Just happened to check now and I saw that it was now $10 less @ $24.25 *now $20.99*, which seems to be the price of the standard edition. May not fully be worth it, but I bought the one for XIII, so might as well grab this at this price too. And since it's just under $25, you will need to add something cheap or have Prime to get FS, but hopefully shouldn't be too hard. Here are the details for the guide from GS:


  • Exclusive coffee table book printed on highest-quality paper and bound in a padded hard cover.
  • Limited print run, includes two ribbon bookmarks.
  • Includes a 16-page bonus section exclusive to this edition.
  • Every secret, every unlockable, every side-quest, every mini-game, every Achievement and every Trophy revealed and explained in a dedicated Extras chapter. We've also added a story recap and an artwork gallery.
  • The dedicated Walkthrough charts the critical path through the main narrative. It also provides regular prompts and tips to direct players to side quests and other optional features within the game world.
  • The Tour Guide chapter includes one section per game location in each time period. This complements the Walkthrough by examining all optional activities offered in the game (side quests, mini-games, puzzles and power-leveling spots).
  • The Completion Timeline chapter offers a visual and streamlined guide to 100% completion.
  • The Strategy & Analysis section gives an advanced analysis of the game's key systems and features. This also covers the most complex topics such as character development in a thorough, yet user-friendly way.
  • All-encompassing Inventory and Bestiary chapters feature exhaustive lists and tables covering all enemies, weapons, accessories, items and shops.
  • The 100% complete guide to Final Fantasy XIII-2.
  • Carefully designed to avoid unnecessary story spoilers.

Edited by NocturneManiac, 25 December 2011 - 02:29 PM.
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#2 Vendetta_x360   Hunter Master Race CAGiversary!   7473 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 December 2011 - 01:59 AM

Nice. In for two copies. Thanks OP :D

Been waiting for this to finally be listed and all.

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#3 buckythekat   dv8 King of Concerns CAGiversary!   3196 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 December 2011 - 02:11 AM

hopefully it'll appear in my gold box

#4 media_wonder   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   118 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 December 2011 - 02:12 AM

pre ordered one, thanks OP
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#5 barrit   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2024 Posts   Joined 5.6 Years Ago  

Posted 15 December 2011 - 02:13 AM

hopefully it'll appear in my gold box


What exactly do people mean by this? I get the gold box deals in my email.. but I got the feeling this is something different?

#6 ssjmichael   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9031 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 December 2011 - 02:14 AM

What exactly do people mean by this? I get the gold box deals in my email.. but I got the feeling this is something different?


If you click the gold box icon at the top it'll bring you to a page where towards the bottom/middle area it'll say something like "such and such (your name's) Quick Picks" these are items suggested to you based on your search pattern, purchases, etc.. and given a 5% discount. There are ways to manipulate the picks too

you can read a guide put together by fellow member Jodou here: http://www.cheapassg....php?t=235975#1

#7 RussellC   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   371 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 December 2011 - 02:21 AM

Good one, Amazon. Just under $25, so it doesn't qualify for free shipping. The only thing I hate about Amazon.

#8 ssjmichael   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9031 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 December 2011 - 02:24 AM

Just noticed, the guide is $21.40 at B&N. Which is almost a 100% certainty that it'll be that price at Amazon shortly, to quicken that, feel free to suggest the lower price to them:

http://www.barnesand...l fantasy guide

#9 barrit   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2024 Posts   Joined 5.6 Years Ago  

Posted 15 December 2011 - 02:36 AM

If you click the gold box icon at the top it'll bring you to a page where towards the bottom/middle area it'll say something like "such and such (your name's) Quick Picks" these are items suggested to you based on your search pattern, purchases, etc.. and given a 5% discount. There are ways to manipulate the picks too

you can read a guide put together by fellow member Jodou here: http://www.cheapassg....php?t=235975#1



thx for the info! I didn't know about this

#10 Coltin   wattup CAGiversary!   743 Posts   Joined 5.8 Years Ago  

Posted 15 December 2011 - 02:38 AM

Sweet, preordered

#11 Vigilante   CAG is the Key CAGiversary!   35600 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

Posted 15 December 2011 - 02:40 AM

Just noticed, the guide is $21.40 at B&N. Which is almost a 100% certainty that it'll be that price at Amazon shortly, to quicken that, feel free to suggest the lower price to them:

http://www.barnesand...l fantasy guide

This will in turn (hopefully) mean I can get it for $20.33 in my Quick Picks, which would be awesome. :applause:

Edited by Vigilante, 15 December 2011 - 03:07 AM.

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#12 NocturneManiac   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   82 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 December 2011 - 02:42 AM

Just noticed, the guide is $21.40 at B&N. Which is almost a 100% certainty that it'll be that price at Amazon shortly, to quicken that, feel free to suggest the lower price to them:

http://www.barnesand...l fantasy guide


Thanks, just send a pm request to Amazon for it. Luckily with the price guarantee, should be able to keep everything in tact when they do lower it to compete with B&N (pretty confident that they would adjust it, too). 8-)

#13 Antipodes   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   449 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 December 2011 - 03:02 AM

Just noticed, the guide is $21.40 at B&N. Which is almost a 100% certainty that it'll be that price at Amazon shortly, to quicken that, feel free to suggest the lower price to them:

http://www.barnesand...l fantasy guide


Nice, thanks. I just found some B&N giftcards I need to use up and most of their other stuff is overpriced.

#14 PrinnyOtaku   二人の秘密の基地 CAGiversary!   3311 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 December 2011 - 03:04 AM

In for two! AMZ will most likely PM B&N over and over again until it releases.

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#15 Vigilante   CAG is the Key CAGiversary!   35600 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

Posted 15 December 2011 - 03:08 AM

I forgot to say that I'll definitely be preordering this, but I'm waiting for it to show up in my Quick Picks first.

...However, the ME3 CE guide still hasn't surfaced in my Quick Picks yet (and I bought the Skyrim CE guide), so I'm very slightly concerned.

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#16 pacino408   LS CAGiversary!   586 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

Posted 15 December 2011 - 03:40 AM

In for one, thanks for the update on this.

#17 Vinny   Bang, bang... pew... CAGiversary!   21377 Posts   Joined 12.5 Years Ago  

Posted 15 December 2011 - 03:51 AM

Just noticed, the guide is $21.40 at B&N. Which is almost a 100% certainty that it'll be that price at Amazon shortly, to quicken that, feel free to suggest the lower price to them:

http://www.barnesand...l fantasy guide


I hope Amazon matches... B&N's shipping is terrible. I ordered the Skyward Sword CE guide form them and they stuck it in a box too big and the corners/edges got dented up.

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#18 Boss★Moogle   ∞ クライマックス・アクション CAGiversary!   1247 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 December 2011 - 04:11 AM

seriously people, please submit the B&N price to amazon, lets get em to match it.

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#19 wolverine81   Mmm Mmm Bitch! CAGiversary!   207 Posts   Joined 8.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 December 2011 - 04:17 AM

seriously people, please submit the B&N price to amazon, lets get em to match it.


Submitted!!

#20 Coltin   wattup CAGiversary!   743 Posts   Joined 5.8 Years Ago  

Posted 15 December 2011 - 04:20 AM

seriously people, please submit the B&N price to amazon, lets get em to match it.


I did. Hopefully they match

#21 PapaSmerf   Central Scrutinizer CAGiversary!   1152 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 15 December 2011 - 04:26 AM

Not buying, but posted the price match to Amazon for you buyers.

#22 hatback   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   219 Posts   Joined 6.5 Years Ago  

Posted 15 December 2011 - 04:27 AM

Will this guide likely be hard to find in stores later on and worth more than it's MSRP like the Skyrim CE guide? Or no?

#23 monstericreated   merkin' snitches CAGiversary!   539 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 December 2011 - 04:41 AM

Woot, in for one. Thanks! Also sent PM to Amazon.
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#24 Coltin   wattup CAGiversary!   743 Posts   Joined 5.8 Years Ago  

Posted 15 December 2011 - 04:42 AM

Will this guide likely be hard to find in stores later on and worth more than it's MSRP like the Skyrim CE guide? Or no?


The guide for the 1st game is still at the same price it was when it came out. So I guess that's about what this one will do

#25 Vendetta_x360   Hunter Master Race CAGiversary!   7473 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 December 2011 - 04:42 AM

Will this guide likely be hard to find in stores later on and worth more than it's MSRP like the Skyrim CE guide? Or no?


It is always hard to say with guides. Generally RPG guides are pretty safe to assume that with over all other genres but FFXIII's CE guide really hasn't spiked that much.

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Posted 15 December 2011 - 04:59 AM

Mine.

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#27 Vector   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   261 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

Posted 15 December 2011 - 05:46 PM

I hope Amazon matches... B&N's shipping is terrible. I ordered the Skyward Sword CE guide form them and they stuck it in a box too big and the corners/edges got dented up.


At least you received yours. I'm still waiting for mine to arrive. :cry:

#28 ken9   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   406 Posts   Joined 10.1 Years Ago  

Posted 15 December 2011 - 06:36 PM

the bn price is up to $24.49. just fyi, so its $.50 more than amazon x_x

#29 NightCat   Backtoad_Overload CAGiversary!   3562 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

Posted 15 December 2011 - 06:56 PM

To buy this or not to ahhhhhh i never opened skyrims or dark souls ce's ahhh

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Posted 15 December 2011 - 07:33 PM

Thanks OP.

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