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TRU - Battlefield 3, Batman AC, Starcraft II, Sims 3, MW3, AC Revelations - $10 on PC


#301 thebert   In The Friend Zone CAGiversary!   111 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 04 October 2012 - 05:05 PM

So, I went to the King of Prussia, PA location two days ago to see what they had, and they didn't have much out, but the guy said he'd look in the back. He came back with a copy of Skyrim :bouncy: So, I was like, "I'll take it!" Rings up $10, no problem.

I get home, admire the box...

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And I open it up to find this....
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The wrapping was already cut open, and it appeared that an employee stole the game out of the box and swapped it with a training DVD about organized crime.... oh the irony! :lol: The guy who rung me up even had to use one of those keys to get it out of the plastic theft box. ...so strange!

Anyway, I went back today, had a quick laugh with the returns lady, and they gave me a refund. It was good timing too, because an employee had a shopping cart of PC games that he was trying to put out on the shelves, and the lady who did my return told me I could go check it out. Ended up picking up the last copy of BF3, since they didn't have Skyrim or Diablo 3, which is what I was really looking for.

So anyway, for PA CAG's, as of 12:00pm today, KoP has:
SCII, SCI, Batman AC, Sims, Rage, AC Revelations, and lots of various Warcraft from what I could see in the cart.

The employees had no idea the games were on sale, btw, which I found interesting.

#302 skatz83   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   179 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

Posted 04 October 2012 - 05:35 PM

If you live in Columbia, SC the Harbison Blvd. location had 5 copies of SC2 left when I got mine. There wasn't a clearance sticker on or near them but it did ring up for $10. They also had some copies of the Sims. Don't think they had any of the other games.

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#303 VersionJ   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   140 Posts   Joined 5.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 05:43 PM

My TRU had one copy of WoW pandaria, that was it for pc games, I was hoping to get some sims expansions for my wife. Anyone wanna help a fellow CAG? Please pm.

#304 Pookymeister   I like almonds Super Moderators   15331 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 05:47 PM

So anyway, for PA CAG's, as of 12:00pm today, KoP has:
SCII, SCI, Batman AC, Sims, Rage, AC Revelations, and lots of various Warcraft from what I could see in the cart.

The employees had no idea the games were on sale, btw, which I found interesting.



Might have to go grab SCII and dump my CE that i never opened.

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 05:54 PM

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#306 ITDEFX   My foot itches..must be athlete's foot CAGiversary!   17240 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

Posted 04 October 2012 - 05:56 PM

So, I went to the King of Prussia, PA location two days ago to see what they had, and they didn't have much out, but the guy said he'd look in the back. He came back with a copy of Skyrim :bouncy: So, I was like, "I'll take it!" Rings up $10, no problem.

I get home, admire the box...

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And I open it up to find this....
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The wrapping was already cut open, and it appeared that an employee stole the game out of the box and swapped it with a training DVD about organized crime.... oh the irony! :lol: The guy who rung me up even had to use one of those keys to get it out of the plastic theft box. ...so strange!

Anyway, I went back today, had a quick laugh with the returns lady, and they gave me a refund. It was good timing too, because an employee had a shopping cart of PC games that he was trying to put out on the shelves, and the lady who did my return told me I could go check it out. Ended up picking up the last copy of BF3, since they didn't have Skyrim or Diablo 3, which is what I was really looking for.

So anyway, for PA CAG's, as of 12:00pm today, KoP has:
SCII, SCI, Batman AC, Sims, Rage, AC Revelations, and lots of various Warcraft from what I could see in the cart.

The employees had no idea the games were on sale, btw, which I found interesting.


There was no security sticker anywhere along the spine or top or bottom?
not shrink wrapped?

That sucks man...well at least you got a refund...they could have easily screwed you out of ten bucks.

Consumerist posted a similar story a long time ago with it happening at walmart.

#307 sp00ge   Hey guys, I'm a turd! CAGiversary!   11453 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 04 October 2012 - 06:05 PM

There was no security sticker anywhere along the spine or top or bottom?
not shrink wrapped?

That sucks man...well at least you got a refund...they could have easily screwed you out of ten bucks.

Consumerist posted a similar story a long time ago with it happening at walmart.


I'm sure TRU wouldn't have bothered giving him trouble since it was clearly an inside job, considering one of their training videos was swapped into the case.


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#308 YBX87   CAGiversary! Banned   14405 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

Posted 04 October 2012 - 06:16 PM

I'm sure TRU wouldn't have bothered giving him trouble since it was clearly an inside job, considering one of their training videos was swapped into the case.


that is scary, thank god i don't purchase my games from tru, lol

#309 Qrusher14242   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   30 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 06:24 PM

dang, got the last copy of Diablo 3 .....and the key doesnt work. Blizzard wont do anything adn TRU wont be getting any copies any time soon so i cant exchange it. This sucks :(

#310 thebert   In The Friend Zone CAGiversary!   111 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 04 October 2012 - 06:25 PM

There was no security sticker anywhere along the spine or top or bottom?
not shrink wrapped?

That sucks man...well at least you got a refund...they could have easily screwed you out of ten bucks.

Consumerist posted a similar story a long time ago with it happening at walmart.


Yeah, no security sticker or anything! It was just poorly shrink wrapped. And I didn't notice cause it just got bagged on checkout. If the disc had just gotten removed, and hadn't noticed the weight, then I'd probably be screwed, but since there was a training DVD that I clearly wouldn't be able to obtain for any other reason, then she gave me a refund no problem. No harm, no foul, I guess.

#311 Xerxes   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   917 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  

Posted 04 October 2012 - 08:07 PM

I'm almost tempted to go back the places I went and go around the WHOLE store. I only checked the dvd area to the full electronics area. I peeked behind counters and all they had were the new inventory boxes.
People who still have ECA codes are why we can't have nice things... :shame:

#312 MC Kage   ATLien CAGiversary!   922 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

Posted 04 October 2012 - 08:17 PM

I wonder if I should return Sims 3 Ambitions and or MW3? The only reason why I would keep MW3 is because I read there is a star wars mod out there for it. Does Batman AC PC even allow you to play as catwoman ?


BAC for PC includes Catwoman, but none of the DLC, that's only with the GOTY edition.

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#313 Xerxes   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   917 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  

Posted 04 October 2012 - 08:33 PM

Found a way to search seems all the Houston stores are out of Diablo and Skyrim for sure. Can't find the Starcraft 2 product id. Although it's not on there site so it might not work anyways.
People who still have ECA codes are why we can't have nice things... :shame:

#314 MC Kage   ATLien CAGiversary!   922 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

Posted 04 October 2012 - 08:35 PM

Found a way to search seems all the Houston stores are out of Diablo and Skyrim for sure. Can't find the Starcraft 2 product id. Although it's not on there site so it might not work anyways.


Explain?

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#315 kraken613   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   79 Posts   Joined 5.0 Years Ago  

Posted 04 October 2012 - 08:43 PM

Daytona Beach store had Arkham City and Sims expansions. I was disappointed...

#316 shadow007   映画 | | Vivre Sa Vie | | 映画 CAGiversary!   72 Posts   Joined 6.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 08:45 PM

grrrrrr, my store only had Assassin's Creed, Rage, and the last starcraft battlechest that I bought

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#317 Xerxes   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   917 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  

Posted 04 October 2012 - 08:46 PM

Explain?


Tampering with the page elements. Search the ids I put in instead.
People who still have ECA codes are why we can't have nice things... :shame:

#318 m3g4t0ky0   lolwut CAGiversary!   347 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 08:51 PM

I posted about that last night to let you know I got the last SCII there yesterday morning at open (and to let you know that they never had any Diablo III to begin with). Could've saved you the trip. ;)

I also mentioned that I did not check the Durham store, so they very well could have D3 or SC2 - I'd doubt that now since it's on SD, though.


I must have glanced over your post when I checked the thread before heading up. At least I had stuff to do in the area, so it wasn't a total waste of time/gas.

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 08:51 PM

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#320 MC Kage   ATLien CAGiversary!   922 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

Posted 04 October 2012 - 08:55 PM

Tampering with the page elements. Search the ids I put in instead.


I might jus try callin' but I'm sorta giving up at this point

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#321 dark_inchworm   Oyasuminasai CAGiversary!   1495 Posts   Joined 12.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 09:04 PM

It was nice knowing you, Previous Comment. It'd be nice if my post had been picked apart instead of being deleted outright, but maybe I'm too particular.

In short: Got there yesterday (about 24 hours ago actually) and couldn't find a single PC game. Looked like they were reorganizing their gaming section, which may or may not have tied into the unavailability. I DID find Kinectimals Now With Bears! with Toys R Us exclusive FAO Schwarz teddy bear for $15, and I just might run back to get it.

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#322 RBCJoker   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   30 Posts   Joined 4.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 09:16 PM

Just went to TRU to get D3, SC2, and Skyrim... Wasn't there, so i stopped by BB down the street and they pricematched the games for 30 total!

#323 flamerhino   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   95 Posts   Joined 6.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 09:20 PM

Just went to TRU to get D3, SC2, and Skyrim... Wasn't there, so i stopped by BB down the street and they pricematched the games for 30 total!



How'd you pm at BBY? They don't even have SC2 on their website to show pricing anymore

#324 wankerjr   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   227 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago  

Posted 04 October 2012 - 09:22 PM

Checked the Lewisville, TX location and they had AC: Revelations, AC, SC Battlechest, Sims 3 Ambitions, & D2 Battlechest.

#325 BelgarathTAO   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   58 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 09:26 PM

Just went to TRU to get D3, SC2, and Skyrim... Wasn't there, so i stopped by BB down the street and they pricematched the games for 30 total!



Yeah, I call total BS on this one. No way they would PM that many games for so low a price. Pics or it didn't happen.

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#326 MC Kage   ATLien CAGiversary!   922 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

Posted 04 October 2012 - 09:32 PM

How'd you pm at BBY? They don't even have SC2 on their website to show pricing anymore


This. Tho D3 & Skyrim both show up as 9.98 on the site now.

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#327 RBCJoker   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   30 Posts   Joined 4.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 09:35 PM

Yeah, I call total BS on this one. No way they would PM that many games for so low a price. Pics or it didn't happen.

Belgarath the Ancient One


Just ask them to pricematch the price. When I asked them to only pricematch diablo (only game i wanted at the time) they said sure and gave it to me for 10. I came back early the next day and did the same for starcraft 2 and skyrim. They were wary of doing the PM for SC2 due to it being a digital card, but they let it pass. I was very happy with them and even did the survey on receipt to give them mad props

#328 Xerxes   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   917 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  

Posted 04 October 2012 - 09:46 PM

Lucky for you. The BB and Frys I know will want to get on the phone and call that shit in to see if there is anything in stock first. I do wonder about Walmart and Target. O_o
People who still have ECA codes are why we can't have nice things... :shame:

#329 jw430   Some say... CAGiversary!   171 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

Posted 04 October 2012 - 09:50 PM

Lucky for you. The BB and Frys I know will want to get on the phone and call that shit in to see if there is anything in stock first. I do wonder about Walmart and Target. O_o


Same here :cry:

#330 deletion   CAG Addict CAGiversary!   1145 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 09:54 PM

Just ask them to pricematch the price. When I asked them to only pricematch diablo (only game i wanted at the time) they said sure and gave it to me for 10. I came back early the next day and did the same for starcraft 2 and skyrim. They were wary of doing the PM for SC2 due to it being a digital card, but they let it pass. I was very happy with them and even did the survey on receipt to give them mad props


are you serious? even with a competitor's ad, BB will still call the freakin store to check if it's in stock. you're either BSing or the luckiest SOB ever. and you did it twice!!??
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