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[Dead] Hitman: Absolution $39.99 at Gamestop


#91 RollingSkull   Banned Banned   6307 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 12:53 PM

Loved this game but the sneaking mechanics are weak as hell.

The story was endlessly entertaining. The villains all ham it up and are expertly acted and modeled.

It's not like Hitman Blood Money though.
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#92 cancerman1120   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9683 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 01:30 PM

hmm..might still try to get the PM and gc card at BBY and if I am turned down try to buy a used copy at GS with some PUR certs. No online pass right?

#93 TNSmokey98   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   375 Posts   Joined 5.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 01:53 PM

hmm..might still try to get the PM and gc card at BBY and if I am turned down try to buy a used copy at GS with some PUR certs. No online pass right?


This game doesn't have an online pass. The only online mode is contracts mode where you create contracts for other players.

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#94 strawyleader997   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   1025 Posts   Joined 4.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:04 PM

I wish I had bought the game when Best Buy was giving a $10 gift card with the purchase of it.

#95 Gatorsfan35   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   175 Posts   Joined 6.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:12 PM

Just got back from BB and they wouldn't let me price match it because I had already purchased it and got the $20 GC. They said they could do one or the other. Or if I wanted to return the game and the $20 GC, then they would re-sell me the game for 39.99.

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:18 PM

Just got back from BB and they wouldn't let me price match it because I had already purchased it and got the $20 GC. They said they could do one or the other. Or if I wanted to return the game and the $20 GC, then they would re-sell me the game for 39.99.


Dang. I was gonna give that a shot after work. Might still anyway, honestly. Just hope I get the usual rep.

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#97 cancerman1120   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9683 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:19 PM

Yeah I might just pass for now. Not worth the $3 in gas to get denied. I still have Far Cry 3 and Dishonored so I am in no rush.

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#98 Eleven8Eighty3   Art Director CAGiversary!   414 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:26 PM

Great price but I see this dropping lower within the next couple of weeks. The PC version looks fantastic.

#99 hero913   MAZZAFAKKA CAGiversary!   1927 Posts   Joined 5.8 Years Ago  

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:27 PM

Worked for me and worked for a couple of my friends (in different parts of county).

Went in, picked up the game. Asked for a price match. Rep entered my RZ number, called someone over to override the price match, handed me the $20 gift card, and was in/out of the store in 5 minutes.

Shouldn't be a problem guys, give it a shot.

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#100 DurbanBrown   to the MOON CAGiversary!   1565 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:32 PM

just bought this online from GS. good enough deal for me. Ive been wanting this one

#101 JaylisJayP   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4485 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:41 PM

Is this game worth the buy and put in the backlog? If i do get this it will be a price match for the 40 and i will be printing out my 20 gift card coupon from reward zone. If i do get this game would it matter 360 or ps3??


You're going to pay $40 to put a game in your backlog?

#102 Danger Zone: Archer   Not really here. CAGiversary!   2784 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:53 PM

damn that cheap.....i'll wait for the price drop to be even lower.

 

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#103 Versafied   Formerly known as vlv723 CAGiversary!   2893 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:02 PM

damn that cheap.....i'll wait for the price drop to be even lower.


$20 after PM and $20 GC from Best Buy? Your wallet I guess.

#104 labrat34   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   313 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:03 PM

I wonder if this was a gamestop mistake... new copies are now back to 59.99 on gamestop.com

#105 nuuuuj   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   550 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:04 PM

Just got back from BB and they wouldn't let me price match it because I had already purchased it and got the $20 GC. They said they could do one or the other. Or if I wanted to return the game and the $20 GC, then they would re-sell me the game for 39.99.


Same for me as well. Said they would do the price match, but only if I returned the gift card. Damn package deal!
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#106 thegame956   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   510 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:14 PM

Sucks even the professional edition went back up in price. And I was planning on going on lunch time.

#107 CaseX   CAG addict CAGiversary!   1921 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:15 PM

Thanks OP!!!!!

Price matched at register, got my gift card. Great deal.

Funny thing is they didn't have Gamestop as an option in their computer when doing the price match. I also showed them the price at amazon.com and it was done without a hitch.

P.S. I did this as soon as the store opened, so probably before the price correction that everyone's mentioning.

#108 cancerman1120   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9683 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:19 PM

Well I guess I should have been out the door ASAP this morning. Fun while it lasted I guess. Now I do not need to hem and haw over it.

#109 chuckinkc   Childish CAGbino CAGiversary!   1219 Posts   Joined 4.0 Years Ago  

Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:20 PM

You're going to pay $40 to put a game in your backlog?


Yeah, doesn't make sense. Game prices these days only go in one direction. Down. In a month or two, it'll be $30-35. Maybe even lower. Same reason I'm trying to hold out on Far Cry 3.

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#110 thegame956   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   510 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:23 PM

Amazon still has it for $39.99, best buy does pm amazon correct ?

#111 cancerman1120   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9683 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:25 PM

Amazon still has it for $39.99, best buy does pm amazon correct ?


Well it is technically not on the list of things they PM I think people have been able to get them to PM software with this new Holiday Policy.

#112 akokonas   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   333 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:28 PM

i thought amazon PM everything at best buy now? where did you see that

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:40 PM

Ah did I miss out? Damn work....(stuck in office now)

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:41 PM

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#115 cancerman1120   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9683 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:49 PM

i thought amazon PM everything at best buy now? where did you see that


Is Best Buy currently running any tests or promotions under the Price Match Guarantee?
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#116 Metal Militia   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   571 Posts   Joined 7.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:55 PM

Yeah, doesn't make sense. Game prices these days only go in one direction. Down. In a month or two, it'll be $30-35. Maybe even lower. Same reason I'm trying to hold out on Far Cry 3.


Agree with you 100%. My Backlog is huge as it is so I can wait for the price to get lower. Also I still need to buy Christmas presents for the family

#117 phillyphill39   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   100 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 06:31 PM

I was able to price match at bby, took the girl about 30 minutes and a few phone calls to corp. I used $30 in reward zone cert to buy the game last week for $30 and got the gift card. So that's why it took so long because i only paid $32 for the game and the register was having issue price matching.

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#118 mpaullin   Fission Mailed CAGiversary!   4422 Posts   Joined 5.1 Years Ago  

Posted 05 December 2012 - 06:47 PM

Damn, missed my opportunity! I wonder if they unintentionally lowered it early and that it will be that price next week. I'll keep my fingers crossed so I can PM at Best Buy (might not even work since I got the gift card deal).

#119 nuuuuj   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   550 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 05 December 2012 - 06:51 PM

Damn, missed my opportunity! I wonder if they unintentionally lowered it early and that it will be that price next week. I'll keep my fingers crossed so I can PM at Best Buy (might not even work since I got the gift card deal).


Extreme YMMV, several of us that got the GC before this sale already tried to go back and get adjusted, and it was hit/miss (more miss).
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#120 Jrod87   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   54 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

Posted 05 December 2012 - 06:53 PM

Priced matched with $20 gift card. Thanks!