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Tekken 5 Ultimate Collector's Edition $29.99 at EB/GS


#1 jerm781otmail.com   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   8 Posts   Joined 10.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 September 2006 - 05:44 PM

Just came back from my local GS and they had a dusty T5 arcade stick. Sticker said $79.99 but rang up for $29.99. I was tradding in a copy of Halo2 to get the $22 credit and ended up having to pay just $10 for the stick. Sweeet

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Posted 01 September 2006 - 06:09 PM

this is the stick only, no game?
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Posted 01 September 2006 - 06:11 PM

Its the stick and game, I just bought it.
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Posted 01 September 2006 - 06:11 PM

Man I got to find one.
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#5 Strider Turbulence   Son of the Old Gods CAGiversary!   6190 Posts   Joined 13.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 September 2006 - 06:12 PM

The hori controller and the Tekken 5 w/ a special dvd case to hold the rest of the Tekken games.

The stick is great for tekken and other 3d fighters but doesn't work well with 2d fighters.

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#6 banpeikun   LE Nintendo DS? DO WANT CAGiversary!   3585 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

Posted 01 September 2006 - 06:16 PM

oh yeah i just saw it in this post also:
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#7 wbc1228   huh?! CAGiversary!   2851 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

Posted 01 September 2006 - 07:02 PM

cool.
I found 1 at my ebgames.
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#8 Mr.FoodMonster   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   92 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 September 2006 - 07:21 PM

I called around, the furthest one I'm willing to drive to has one in stock and they're holding it for me. ROCK.

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Posted 01 September 2006 - 07:33 PM

The store that had one around my way was actually holding it for someone as well. Looks like this deal is getting around fast.

I called around, the furthest one I'm willing to drive to has one in stock and they're holding it for me. ROCK.


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Posted 01 September 2006 - 07:54 PM

lucky I just stopped in and checked CAG for no reason-- just put one hold at a store around the corner :)

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#11 norkusa   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1706 Posts   Joined 12.4 Years Ago  

Posted 01 September 2006 - 07:57 PM

Just came back from my local GS and they had a dusty T5 arcade stick. Sticker said $79.99 but rang up for $29.99. I was tradding in a copy of Halo2 to get the $22 credit and ended up having to pay just $10 for the stick. Sweeet


WTF? $22 trade-in credit for Halo 2?? That can't be right, can it?

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Posted 01 September 2006 - 07:59 PM

Good deal... I think I'll pass though seeing as how I just got the SF 2 stick a month or so ago and have yet to use it, don't really think I'd have much use for a second one.

I called my lady friend last night and said my buddy had to beat off on my chest, she is kinda pissed at me, but it was the best idea I had all night, and I stand by it.



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#13 trunks982   Wii are the Champions! CAGiversary!   5412 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

Posted 01 September 2006 - 08:04 PM

got the last one but the box is messed up. hopefully the stick is in good condition. im at work so i couldnt check.

#14 WeaponX2099   I'm Frankie Sinatra CAGiversary!   5231 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 September 2006 - 08:11 PM

I'm trading in my old Tekken 5 towards this.

#15 SDC   OMFG PINKU CAGiversary!   2972 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago  

Posted 01 September 2006 - 08:20 PM

This is baffling. I was in a Gamestop two days ago that had a stick for $70, and it drops now? I'm not going to be able to get there like all weekend. Hopefully they'll still have it...

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Posted 01 September 2006 - 08:26 PM

The hori controller and the Tekken 5 w/ a special dvd case to hold the rest of the Tekken games.

The stick is great for tekken and other 3d fighters but doesn't work well with 2d fighters.


I had no problems using this for 2d-fighters as the Tekken 5 one is an Sqaure gate you won't get the full 360 motion for 2d fighters. SO you just gotta remember your using a square gate when purforming fireball motions.

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#17 Strider Turbulence   Son of the Old Gods CAGiversary!   6190 Posts   Joined 13.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 September 2006 - 08:39 PM

I had no problems using this for 2d-fighters as the Tekken 5 one is an Sqaure gate you won't get the full 360 motion for 2d fighters. SO you just gotta remember your using a square gate when purforming fireball motions.


hmmm...I'll keep that in mind next time I use it. My problem with the stick was that it was too loose, which I thought was fine in 3D games.

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#18 Subprotoculture   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   7 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 September 2006 - 08:43 PM

Just came back from my local GS and they had a dusty T5 arcade stick. Sticker said $79.99 but rang up for $29.99. I was tradding in a copy of Halo2 to get the $22 credit and ended up having to pay just $10 for the stick. Sweeet


Score! Nice find :joystick:

#19 Mr.FoodMonster   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   92 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 September 2006 - 08:48 PM

So yeah, I just got back with mine. I traded in my old (GH edition, mind you) Tekken 5, and got $7 twords it. Totally worth it. Now I've got a nice stick, a non GH edition of Tekken 5, and that Tekken game holder (Of which I'll only be able to put 2 games in... but I won't) The weird thing is that the game holder must've been glued all wrong, it was all stuck shut and together, and each DVD tray has like 2 dabs of glue holding them on. Oh well, it's going to stay boxed up anyways. Thanks a TON to the submitter, this was an excellent deal.

I'm off to go play with my stick! (Pun might be intended)

#20 sprintsucks5892   The Moneymaker CAGiversary!   614 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 September 2006 - 09:12 PM

Ugh. I just payed $70 after trade ins for the package and the Futurama game. JUST A FREAKING MONTH AGO.
I wish Ebgames did price adjustments, because I still have the receipt.
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#21 MichaelGTdriver   The future of fabulous law enforcement CAGiversary!   1321 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 September 2006 - 09:16 PM

Can you do an Inventory check on this item? I cant even find it on the website. :bomb:

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#22 sprintsucks5892   The Moneymaker CAGiversary!   614 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 September 2006 - 09:18 PM

This may just be my area, but I've seen 1-2 in EVERY Eb near me. I don't think they should be that hard to find.
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#23 skullivan   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   94 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 September 2006 - 09:47 PM

Most Gamestop's should have at least one in stock but at that price most are going to get snapped up by an employee.

#24 Mr.FoodMonster   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   92 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 September 2006 - 09:48 PM

Can you do an Inventory check on this item? I cant even find it on the website. :bomb:

Just call your local ones. They'll know if they have one in or not, because I'm sure they've been kicking around for months and employees would probably be annoyed with such large objects sitting around not selling. And no, I don't think it's on their site anymore.

#25 MichaelGTdriver   The future of fabulous law enforcement CAGiversary!   1321 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 September 2006 - 09:50 PM

Most Gamestop's should have at least one in stock but at that price most are going to get snapped up by an employee.


Thats why I never like to call ahead, but looks like I might have too or drive around. Thanks for the advice.8-)

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#26 Asgardian   Crazy Ass Game Collector CAGiversary!   942 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  

Posted 01 September 2006 - 10:28 PM

Thanks OP!!! This is an awesome deal!!! I actully found a few store that has it... Anyone near L.A. area, this GS still have one left!

2218 S atlantic blvd.,
monterey park,
ca 91754
(323) 722 2533

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Good luck!

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#27 RelentlessRolento   Conversation Comedy CAGiversary!   29349 Posts   Joined 12.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 September 2006 - 11:12 PM

:lol: the one month I can't spend money much this happens... >_< hope my EB holds onto their 2 boxes of this.

#28 rocky76   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   150 Posts   Joined 13.0 Years Ago  

Posted 02 September 2006 - 12:19 AM

Thanks OP, picked one up at my local Gamestop. There are three in my area and I found one in the second store.. Box is little scratched up, but that's ok. It even had $29.99 label on it.

#29 trunks982   Wii are the Champions! CAGiversary!   5412 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

Posted 02 September 2006 - 12:49 AM

is there twisty wires wrapped around the joystick wires? cause my shit is used. i can tell. it has finger prints on them. the guy was like "its brand new, its never used." i hate buying the last one in stock.

#30 SilverPaw750   WHARRGARBL CAGiversary!   2085 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 September 2006 - 01:08 AM

I've seen these at most of the GS/EB's around here - gonna go pick one up tommorow...

THANK YOU SO MUCH OP!

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