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Biggest CAG Shopping News 2012


Poll: What was the biggest news that affected video game shopping in 2012? (1699 member(s) have cast votes)

What was the biggest news that affected video game shopping in 2012?

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#1 CheapyD   Head Cheap Ass Administrators   17095 Posts   Joined 12.3 Years Ago  

Posted 28 February 2013 - 08:17 AM

Please post your nominations for Biggest CAG Shopping News 2012.
What was the biggest news that affected video game shopping in 2012?

#2 FerDK   Old School CAGiversary!   1315 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

Posted 28 February 2013 - 01:54 PM

Playstation Plus Instant Game Collection (IGC).

http://blog.us.plays...ame-collection/
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#3 Johnnybeachboy   Need a CHEAP PS VITA CAGiversary!   1420 Posts   Joined 4.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 02:03 PM

The new Best Buy policy regarding Price matching :)
Sadly they are lowering return times, which I think is bull

#4 TheSporkWithin   Formerly Graff^ CAGiversary!   703 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 02:04 PM

PS+ IGC is huge. Also a big deal was the announcement of Vita getting the IGC right before the Black Friday sales, which combined pushed a LOT of CAGs into buying the system.

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#5 tylerh1701   Clap it up, my Hammies CAGiversary!   24306 Posts   Joined 3.9 Years Ago  

Posted 28 February 2013 - 06:05 PM

FerDK nailed it. PS+ owned the 2nd half of 2012. The IGC and later the Vita IGC was HUGE!!!

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#6 KillerRamen   OMG Lilac PSP! CAGiversary!   3309 Posts   Joined 5.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 06:11 PM

Playstation Plus Instant Game Collection and the inclusion of Vita games to Plus
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#7 Darklurkr23   Contest Win' Machine CAGiversary!   1860 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 07:03 PM

Instant Game Collectin no doubt!

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#8 Horsewarrior of Janjaweed   CAGiversary! Validating   313 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 07:19 PM

Wii U turning out to be current generation hardware. Certainly affected my video game shopping.

#9 alkaliv2   Wanted to be V1 CAGiversary!   238 Posts   Joined 4.5 Years Ago  

Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:49 PM

Best Buy price matching will be huge for me as well. Why wait for shipping when it's here in town?

Edited by alkaliv2, 28 February 2013 - 10:49 PM.
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#10 palaeomerus   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   158 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 12:34 AM

I think the THQ bundles again.

#11 Jrittmayer   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   662 Posts   Joined 6.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 12:53 AM

THQ bundle

#12 The Lord of Awesome   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   870 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 01:14 AM

THQ Bundle

Pretty much was the "Goodnight Sweet Prince" sign

That and all the indie people getting buttmad about it was kinda humorous.

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#13 Tsel   The Dark Knight CAGiversary!   7123 Posts   Joined 4.9 Years Ago  

Posted 01 March 2013 - 01:18 AM

PS+ Instant Game Collection + Vita later being added to it.

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#14 elessar123   "AT LAST, SIR TERRY, WE MUST WALK TOGETHER." CAGiversary!   10654 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 01 March 2013 - 04:17 AM

PS+ IGC sounds about right to me too. That really only started last year? lol

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#15 page305   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   127 Posts   Joined 4.7 Years Ago  

Posted 01 March 2013 - 04:47 AM

Gamersgate: Bethesda New Years Bundle and Borderlands 2 4 Pack Fiasco!

#16 EJam3s01   I was born ready CAGiversary!   132 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 05:42 AM

Ps+

#17 Madrocsz   It's a Trap! CAGiversary!   336 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

Posted 01 March 2013 - 06:00 AM

humble bundle ONLY because the instant game collection I already owned all the games

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#18 mightymek   Welcome to the Gutter CAGiversary!   5201 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 01 March 2013 - 06:25 AM

PS+ with Vita

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#19 Enuf   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8188 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

Posted 01 March 2013 - 08:26 AM

Ps+

#20 usrevenge   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   374 Posts   Joined 3.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 09:15 AM

playstation + instant game collection.

#21 Number83   ¡oɹq 'ʎɹoʇs ןooɔ CAGiversary!   10360 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  

Posted 01 March 2013 - 12:45 PM

Amazon charging Sales Tax in a lot more states now...Finally hit my state, and so now Newegg gets all my business.

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#22 MikeE021286  

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 12:45 PM

Ps+

#23 j-fever   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1051 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  

Posted 01 March 2013 - 06:05 PM

Ps+
Last-Gen Kinda Rare Game Topic, way out of date...
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#24 ShockandAww   Truth is treason CAGiversary!   7206 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 07:08 PM

I didn't know the PS+ IGC only came this year, but that if so.

#25 NEP   Oogaboogabooga CAGiversary!   399 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

Posted 01 March 2013 - 08:55 PM

Playstation Plus IGC.

#26 LlamaNinja   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   128 Posts   Joined 3.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 10:23 PM

Playstation Plus Instant Game Collection. I actually just play the games they give you I dont even buy them anymore... it feels nice.
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#27 RiseFromYourGrave   Mighty Pirate CAGiversary!   169 Posts   Joined 4.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 03:11 AM

Humble THQ Bundle. That was my biggest Dafuq moment. 2nd place was the free Origin games :P
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#28 ZeRoX99   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   79 Posts   Joined 8.4 Years Ago  

Posted 02 March 2013 - 06:19 AM

PS+ Instant Game Collection

#29 LeonSKennedy   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1019 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 08:28 AM

PS Plus Instant Game Collection. What fantastic timing with Amazon's PS Vita Assassin's Creed Bundle for $179! Christmas definitely came early for all us loyal PS Plus members. I can take it one step further and share that I signed up for the Playstation Visa Credit Card offer and received $50 in PSN Credit as well as 1 Year of PS Plus too! Going to renew for another year and get 3 months free tomorrow as well!

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#30 lilman   Only the ordinary. CAGiversary!   2591 Posts   Joined 5.6 Years Ago  

Posted 02 March 2013 - 02:47 PM

Ps+