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Best Buy - 3DS Game Sale - Fire Emblem: Awakening $29.99 + More


#151 SelmaBlair   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   444 Posts   Joined 6.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 01:16 AM

Is Fire Emblem that great of a deal, is it really hard to find or something? Is it not expected to dip down to $20 eventually? It just came out a few months ago so it seems like a fine deal for a fairly recent game, but $10 off didn't immediately strike me as amazing. Maybe there is something I'm missing.


Apparently people say it's hard to find even though it's been readily available pretty much everywhere since it came out.

#152 bruceg   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1514 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 16 May 2013 - 01:21 AM

It's still readily available at my local stores and on amazon (999+ copies last time I checked), so I'm holding out for a lower price on FE.

#153 Stellar Inertia   Completionist CAGiversary!   4249 Posts   Joined 4.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 01:25 AM

I guess I am the only one who hates FE and dont get what all the hype is about. :roll:

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#154 IronChariot   In My Country There Is Problem CAGiversary!   2594 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 01:33 AM

How is MK7?

And has there been a better price on it?


I was disappointed. The courses don't have enough shortcuts, and there just isn't enough new. Online is kind of fun, but it could really use voice chat. I know that it has been $29.99 before, but I'm not sure if it's been lower. Maybe on eBay.

#155 Chrushev   Comrade CAGiversary!   131 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 01:33 AM

I guess I am the only one who hates FE and dont get what all the hype is about. :roll:


Someone started spreading rumors of FE being hard to get. Fact of the matter is that its been readily available in almost every store since launch, those that dont have it are stores that stock only 2-5 copies of games, and even they tend to get restocked within a week.

You can still fire emblem games from years past without any problem either. Its just a rumor mill.

Game is great tho. But shouldnt be a problem to get it at 19.99$ later this year.

#156 theclaw   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   530 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  

Posted 16 May 2013 - 01:38 AM

I guess I am the only one who hates FE and dont get what all the hype is about. :roll:


This is more of a fanservice pack, than traditional FE. Tons of downloadable guests from previous games who have relatively little plot relevance.

#157 Yars   I'd buy that for a dollar! CAGiversary!   2900 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

Posted 16 May 2013 - 01:42 AM

Is Fire Emblem that great of a deal, is it really hard to find or something? Is it not expected to dip down to $20 eventually? It just came out a few months ago so it seems like a fine deal for a fairly recent game, but $10 off didn't immediately strike me as amazing. Maybe there is something I'm missing.


Part of it's because it's a really solid game. The other part is that it's published by Nintendo and their more popular titles take a while to drop to $20. Some people seemed to get pretty excited by the fact that the game was recently available for just $5 off. It could very well hit $20 at some point later this year in a flash sale but I can't imagine it'd stay in stock for very long at that price. If Metroid Prime & Xenoblade has shown us anything it's that Nintendo's not afraid to occasionally pull a title well before the demand has been met.

#158 Royal High Knight   CAG's #1 Knucklehead CAGiversary!   5086 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 01:42 AM

I've been waiting for the used copy to go back g for shipping, but i've only seen it once, so I may jump on this deal. Hopefully it's still up on sunday.

#159 Confucius   Corporate Shill CAGiversary!   16053 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  

Posted 16 May 2013 - 02:12 AM

You can still fire emblem games from years past without any problem either. Its just a rumor mill.
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Where? Radiant dawn? Path of radiance? Even shadow dragon is tough to find at msrp.

Easy to find and cheap aren't the same thing.

#160 247   . CAGiversary!   1519 Posts   Joined 5.9 Years Ago  

Posted 16 May 2013 - 02:21 AM

Shadow Dragon is the only one you can find for a decent price.

#161 Oregon   CAG Collector CAGiversary!   2068 Posts   Joined 6.4 Years Ago  

Posted 16 May 2013 - 02:27 AM

Is it wrong imma wait till 20$ FE?

#162 mask-air-raid   Mr. Encyclopedia of Soda Banned   5809 Posts   Joined 3.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 02:32 AM

Where? Radiant dawn? Path of radiance? Even shadow dragon is tough to find at msrp.

Easy to find and cheap aren't the same thing.


Maybe it's in a location where people speak a pidgin.

#163 Megafrog   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   180 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 02:41 AM

Fire Emblem Score!!!

#164 flameofdoom666   3D Dot Game Link!! CAGiversary!   4850 Posts   Joined 8.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 02:42 AM

My $5 reward zone certificate won't apply.. wtf..

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#165 MR_E   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1640 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

Posted 16 May 2013 - 02:46 AM

Any thoughts on Scribblenauts Unlimited?


It's decent, but I sort of liked the level/menu layout style and sandbox of the first 2 better. This one actually includes a story and sort of lays everything out in an overworld with separate towns/areas where you talk to people to do quests for them and stuff (main star quests being the typical ones like the other games and some simpler partial-star quests often being really easy like just creating one object). Overall, so far, the quests have either been pretty simple or, occasionally, annoying because they aren't descriptive enough in what they're looking for.

It's also probably the first time in a Scribblenauts game where I've repeatedly found myself getting annoyed because of the limited vocabulary instead of impressed by all the stuff included...or, in some cases, being annoyed at words being removed because of censorship or keeping things kid-friendly.

That's not to say it's a bad game by any means...and it's probably worth the $20 (which is what I paid for it at a past Target sale). I just, personally, thought Super Scribblenauts was better.

#166 flameofdoom666   3D Dot Game Link!! CAGiversary!   4850 Posts   Joined 8.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 02:50 AM

It's decent, but I sort of liked the level/menu layout style and sandbox of the first 2 better. This one actually includes a story and sort of lays everything out in an overworld with separate towns/areas where you talk to people to do quests for them and stuff (main star quests being the typical ones like the other games and some simpler partial-star quests often being really easy like just creating one object). Overall, so far, the quests have either been pretty simple or, occasionally, annoying because they aren't descriptive enough in what they're looking for.

It's also probably the first time in a Scribblenauts game where I've repeatedly found myself getting annoyed because of the limited vocabulary instead of impressed by all the stuff included...or, in some cases, being annoyed at words being removed because of censorship or keeping things kid-friendly.

That's not to say it's a bad game by any means...and it's probably worth the $20 (which is what I paid for it at a past Target sale). I just, personally, thought Super Scribblenauts was better.


Off topic: I would get the Wii U version over the 3DS version as it is superior with the word builder.

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#167 thewaspinator   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   21 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 03:10 AM

PC Scribblenauts is the best thanks to the workshop and all of the stuff people add to it.

#168 robwhois   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   331 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 03:41 AM

ordered fire emblem from amazon 2 days ago, and got the refund of 5 bucks today for the price change.

#169 MSUHitman   Checkmate Arcade Co-Host CAGiversary!   13405 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

Posted 16 May 2013 - 03:50 AM

If i have a digital copy of 3d land is there a way i can transfer my saved game to the physical copy? Planning on getting 3d land for the collection. Thanks


No you can do a 1-time transfer from physical to digital via a Nintendo app but not the other way around.

#170 mask-air-raid   Mr. Encyclopedia of Soda Banned   5809 Posts   Joined 3.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 03:50 AM

I ordered my Awakening yesterday and the representative didn't want to give me the $5.

I got it in the end, but it took a very long time.

#171 af7lm   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   41 Posts   Joined 8.9 Years Ago  

Posted 16 May 2013 - 03:55 AM

Picked up Mario Kart and Fire Emblem. Threw in a preorder for Animal Crossing for good measure...




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#172 BrolyB593   instagram.com/britton_draws CAGiversary!   7203 Posts   Joined 9.1 Years Ago  

Posted 16 May 2013 - 04:12 AM

Was hoping to find Monster Hunter in this sale : /

#173 raiden_86   Mrgrgr! CAGiversary!   1081 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

Posted 16 May 2013 - 04:39 AM

it says not available for shipping on FE, in store pick up only?

EDIT: figured it out, got FE and Art academy.

Edited by raiden_86, 16 May 2013 - 04:50 AM.


#174 ChunLiBarbie   Bloogablogglefliddlemliddle CAGiversary!   5539 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 04:44 AM

My $5 reward zone certificate won't apply.. wtf..


This can happen if you're trying to copy and paste it.

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#175 CAGkrazy   Yeah Boi! CAGiversary!   2530 Posts   Joined 4.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 06:28 AM

No you can do a 1-time transfer from physical to digital via a Nintendo app but not the other way around.


Thanks for the info. Ill gues il be sticking to my digital copy then and wait for a better physical copy deal on 3d land down the road.

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#176 RCizzle65   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   98 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 08:01 AM

Thanks OP, picked up Fire Emblem, I was sort of hoping to pick it up at $20 but that probably won't be for a long long long time.

#177 Ferrari Racer   Reporter for CAGNetwork CAGiversary!   4590 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 11:22 AM

My Fire Emblem got ****ing backordered <_<

#178 blondish   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   10 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 12:34 PM

I jumped on Mario Cart, OOT, and FE. I really wanted the DD for Kingdom Hearts but will be trying the in-stock option in store and PM at Target. :)

#179 blinknot4   IDGAFOS CAGiversary!   3961 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 16 May 2013 - 12:51 PM

Was tempted on Scribblenauts.... but then remembered I'll be in a different country starting next Friday... Donkey Kong Country... heeey---oooh. Right guys? Guys?

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#180 plus1zero   The wall just got 10 feet higher CAGiversary!   5372 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

Posted 16 May 2013 - 01:22 PM

My best buy had two FE's yesterday. Is it supposed to be rare later or something? I don't mind to pick one up. The demo seemed okay.