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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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#61 Darkpaul   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   193 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 06:05 PM

IGC was pretty cool for PS+

#62 PS3_44   CAG in Training CAG in Training   18 Posts   Joined 2.2 Years Ago  

Posted 18 April 2013 - 06:46 PM

PlayStation Plus, hands down.

#63 Discofrog   me0w! CAGiversary!   42 Posts   Joined 2.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 06:51 PM

Playstation Plus Instant Game Collection

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#64 Bubbamel   Who ate my Reese's pieces? CAGiversary!   186 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 18 April 2013 - 07:11 PM

Most definitely Playstation Plus.

#65 An J0e   Satirical Statement CAGiversary!   704 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

Posted 18 April 2013 - 11:15 PM

All three of these were huge. BB for trying to have Brick and mortar compete with online, PSN instant collection for the awesomeness, and THQ for the idea of mid tier developers falling off.

I think all the "all digital" talk for the next batch of consoles is really big too, wonder how it will affect prices.

I'll go with THQ though.

#66 DN   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   49 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 18 April 2013 - 11:16 PM

Playstation Plus Instant Game Collection

#67 Jimmienoman   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3519 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 11:59 PM

BBY for me as I think I bought every release last year that was on the $20 RZ list. Then 60 days to PM them all down to $40 or less allowed me to make money while playing games. Truly epic. Will be one of those "Do you remember when..." eras for me

#68 Sinfulfate   The Podfather CAGiversary!   1016 Posts   Joined 5.1 Years Ago  

Posted 19 April 2013 - 12:09 AM

Playstation Plus Instant Game Collection

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#69 thefunkyredcaboose   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   239 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 12:48 AM

PS plus was pretty good.

#70 Tinusosm   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   49 Posts   Joined 4.1 Years Ago  

Posted 19 April 2013 - 02:17 AM

Playstation Plus Instant Game Collection

#71 chaosgamer   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   347 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

chaosgamer

Posted 19 April 2013 - 02:18 AM

bestbuy policy change

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#72 evergoo   Proud to be Frugal CAGiversary!   1969 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 19 April 2013 - 02:37 AM

PS+. Who doesn't love free games?!

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#73 marjincharge   Howdy! CAGiversary!   534 Posts   Joined 2.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:47 AM

Ps+ igc!

#74 TheLiptonDipper   Brony 4 Life CAGiversary!   130 Posts   Joined 4.1 Years Ago  

TheLiptonDipper

Posted 19 April 2013 - 05:05 AM

Best Buy policy change, that one dug deep.

I need to do some Spring cleaning on my backlog.


#75 JakeM17   Semper Fi CAGiversary!   715 Posts   Joined 2.3 Years Ago  

Posted 19 April 2013 - 06:57 AM

THQ news

#76 TheNumberOneShmuck   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   8 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

TheNumberOneShmuck

Posted 19 April 2013 - 09:41 AM

PlayStation+ IGC

#77 pacino408   LS CAGiversary!   562 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:14 PM

Ps+

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#78 RealQuick   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   19 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

RealQuick

Posted 19 April 2013 - 07:22 PM

Playstation Plus Instant Game Collection because for $50 I can access tons of games that I normally would not buy.

#79 gamerjock   CAG Newbie CAG in Training   11 Posts   Joined 2.0 Years Ago  

gamerjock

Posted 20 April 2013 - 05:22 AM

Best Buy Changes Price Match Policy

#80 zombieking779   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   63 Posts   Joined 5.1 Years Ago  

zombieking779

Posted 20 April 2013 - 11:35 PM

PS+ instant game collection. So much so it made me think about dusting off my PS3 and using it for, you know, gaming instead of a blu ray player only.

#81 MSUHitman   Checkmate Arcade Co-Host CAGiversary!   12174 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 21 April 2013 - 05:36 AM

I feel the BB PM policy has to be it as since KMart left that became the default place to preorder games for many CAG's (not me) that hate Gamestop and would burn them all to the ground if they could.

I'm really surprised Amazon doesn't match BB's $20 credits to really put the screws to them since they always matched KMart's coupons.

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#82 neudog   Airborne! CAGiversary!   7496 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  

Posted 21 April 2013 - 06:35 AM

best buy
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#83 mikepeluso   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   573 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 April 2013 - 10:30 AM

Best Buy Changes Price Match Policy

#84 alanamaslama   Captain Back$lap CAGiversary!   227 Posts   Joined 6.2 Years Ago  

alanamaslama

Posted 21 April 2013 - 08:24 PM

Best Buy Changes Price Match Policy


#85 dualedge2   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   773 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

dualedge2

Posted 22 April 2013 - 08:35 AM

I would assume this is about Butt Buy PMing Amazon now? If so, I could never vote for them because they basically just copied Target. Target announced they were PMing Amazon as part of their regular price match policy, whereas Butt Buy decided to do it for the holidays and then made it part of their regular policy.

Also, every time I walk into a Butt Buy, I want to walk back out.
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#86 LiK   Internet Superstar CAGiversary!   2294 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 22 April 2013 - 12:43 PM

Ps+
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#87 Shimrra   Hello Ladies !!! CAGiversary!   2383 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 22 April 2013 - 02:39 PM

Thq

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#88 mtseggay   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   12 Posts   Joined 3.4 Years Ago  

Posted 24 April 2013 - 03:13 AM

ppigc ;D

#89 GaryYam   CAG in Training CAG in Training   33 Posts   Joined 2.3 Years Ago  

Posted 24 April 2013 - 02:22 PM

Humble THQ

#90 Bazz  

Posted 24 April 2013 - 02:27 PM

I am going with bestbuy, since only thing it effects me.

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