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#14117599 Official Collector's Edition Compilation IX - 2018

Posted by MidnightMarauder74 on 12 January 2019 - 05:24 PM

FYI ESO Summerset CE is currently $19.99 after coupon code EMCTUUV43 at Newegg. There’s a separate thread for it.

#14113949 Target Clearance Thread XXIII

Posted by MidnightMarauder74 on 03 January 2019 - 10:42 PM

Picked up Yokai, FE Warriors, FE Shadows and Monster Hunter Stories on 3DS for $11.98 each at the Pomona, CA, store. They were still marked $19.98 each. 2 Yokai and 1 MHS left on the clearance end cap.

#14101351 Diablo 3 Eternal Edition on Nintendo Switch - $29.99 at Newegg

Posted by MidnightMarauder74 on 10 December 2018 - 07:38 PM

No code required so will PM at Best Buy. Thanks!

#14093566 Official Playstation VR Deals and Discussion Thread

Posted by MidnightMarauder74 on 27 November 2018 - 07:41 PM

Fired up Moss and loving it! I find myself just looking around and admiring the scenery as much as playing the game.

#14085937 Official Playstation VR Deals and Discussion Thread

Posted by MidnightMarauder74 on 19 November 2018 - 10:09 PM

Store locator shows none near me but I have a 4K TV and the HDR breakthrough box seems like it would get real annoying on one hand but I save over $100 on the other. HDMI cables are on the side of my TV so it isn't even that bad.

I have the V1 headset and just use an HDMI coupler at the box - no need for me to change HDMI cables on the side of my TV.

#14019026 Best Buy Ad 7/1-7/7: Buy One, Get One 50% off select Nintendo 3DS games

Posted by MidnightMarauder74 on 30 June 2018 - 03:12 PM

Finally a deal on Defective Pikachu. It's always been excluded in promotions.

I wouldn’t want a defective game despite how good the deal is. ;)

#14003722 BestBuy Enforcing Removal of GCU If You Go Past 3 Game Limit

Posted by MidnightMarauder74 on 02 June 2018 - 03:13 PM

The scalpels are smart enough to have multiple GCU accounts

Yup, those scalpels are pretty sharp.

#13978167 Gold/Ultimate Editions $59.99 @ Target.

Posted by MidnightMarauder74 on 09 April 2018 - 01:55 PM

Quite surprised to find MvC deluxe for Xbox at my local store. It was in the PC section. An employee must have placed it there thinking it was PC since the front cover doesn’t have any of the Xbox branding. Better yet, it rang up for $19.99.

#13840599 Target Clearance Thread XXII

Posted by MidnightMarauder74 on 27 September 2017 - 03:21 AM

One of my local stores finally hit 70%.  I was surprised everything I've been keeping an eye on was still there.  Maybe I just got lucky and came in right after they lowered the prices.  This was at the Pomona, CA, location


Switch Zelda Game Traveler Protection Pack: $2.98, 207-00-0624

Switch Game Card Case 24: $2.98, 207-00-0635

XB1 Killer Instinct Definitive Edition: $9.98 - 30% off (w/ $1 game preorder card) = $6.99, 207-32-0077

Switch Afterglow Lvl 1 Chat Communicator: $5.98, 207-00-0610

XB1 XO Four Stealth Headset: $$29.98 - 20% off Cartwheel = $23.98, 207-00-0474

Fallout Mystery Mini Vinyl Figure: $1.04, 087-06-3248

Mass Effect SX3 Alliance Fighter $10.48, 207-04-3005

PS4 DS4 Charging Station: $5.98, 207-00-0086

Mass Effect Pathfinder Logo Tshirt: $4.48, 207-04-1526

FFXV Auto Shop Logo Tshirt: $5.98, 207-04-0104

#13725494 Target Clearance Thread XXII

Posted by MidnightMarauder74 on 28 May 2017 - 04:20 AM

Anyone know if the Braven Balance Portable Speakers have quality sound? Can they also be used as a pair for surround?
Braven Balance Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Electric Lime/Gray/Gray

I also looked at the Balance model but couldn't find anything about pairing it with another speaker. Same question was posed on Amazon and the response was no. So I decided on the 805.

#13717081 Official Playstation VR Deals and Discussion Thread

Posted by MidnightMarauder74 on 16 May 2017 - 10:44 PM

Great to hear the early positive impressions of Farpoint with the controller! May pick this up sooner than later!

#13708336 Target Clearance Thread XXII

Posted by MidnightMarauder74 on 04 May 2017 - 11:01 PM

Surprised to see some games reach the 85% off clearance:

Picked up:
Loading Human (PS4) $6.04
Plants vs Zombies 2 (PS4) $10.04
Werewolves Within (PS4) $4.54
Geometry Wars (X1) $3.04

4 copies left of Sunset Overdrive (X1) $4.54
3 copies left of Ryse Legendary Edition (X1) $4.54
1 copy left of Geo Wars (X1)
2 copies left of Werewolves (PS4)

Pomona, CA store

#13684604 Official Playstation VR Deals and Discussion Thread

Posted by MidnightMarauder74 on 07 April 2017 - 07:59 PM

Since Eve Gunjack is 60% off right now, I finally decided to download and play it last night.

It's a simple but fun turret game that is pretty easy to get into and probably won't make anyone sick. You spend each level in a heavily armed ship defense turret holding off increasingly difficult waves of enemy attacks by destroying ships, missiles, asteroids, and other attackers before they get to you. You use your head and the tracking of the VR to view all around within the turret and simply look at what you want to shoot and fire as the reticle connects with your target. You will eventually get special weapons and abilities to use on a limited basis and are awarded from 1-3 stars for each level based on your score which is dictated by a multiplier. The more waves of enemies you can wipe out without getting hit, the higher your score will be.

The game does get repetitive after awhile. It looks like there are 20 stages in total, and after 10 I was ready to stop, not because I was sick or fatigued, but just because it had gotten to be enough for me in one sitting. There is some replay value in going back and replaying levels to try to get 3 stars or increase your score or earn specific trophies. But essentially you will be doing the same thing.

In summary I think Gunjack is a great value at the price I paid (4 bucks) and a great entry point for a beginner to experience VR in a fun manner that isn't too involved or difficult. The experience is too shallow to be considered a full experience, but at the price point I paid it's more enjoyment than I would have gotten from a 5-7 dollar value meal at a fast food joint.

Appreciate the recommendation. Going to pick it up tonight.

#13658881 Nintendo Ebay Store Discounts

Posted by MidnightMarauder74 on 11 March 2017 - 04:42 PM

Gamepads refurbished have been selling on ebay for around $180.00. I got looking through 17 white ones that had sold & they only had 1 left. The most recent one they sold I think was over $200. They are selling the white 32gb consoles by themselves for around same price & the cables and stuff for around $50. Seems they are buying refurbs through nintendo & separating out the stuff and doubling their money. It gives me a good idea of how if I decide to order a white refurb through nintendo the condition which appears to be like new. $222 tax and all with 2 days shipping I know is a good deal but that would go a long way toward a switch & I do already have a wii u. That damn white wii u just looks so nice though I've always wanted one.

I just recently ordered a white refurbed Wii u directly from Nintendo and it looks new. I couldn't see any sign it was used. I would jump on it while it's on stock. It looks like they just got a brand new retail box and transferred all the contents into the generic refurbed box.

#13658873 Nintendo Ebay Store Discounts

Posted by MidnightMarauder74 on 11 March 2017 - 04:34 PM

Posted this in another thread but thought I'd share here:

Just wanted to report back after ordering a refurbished black Wii U from Nintendo Ebay (to save on shipping) as well as a refurbished white system from the Nintendo store. Both units are packaged well and in pristine condition! The console, gamepad, cables, etc. were all in immaculate condition. The systems looked brand new. I couldn't find any evidence that they had been previously used. The Nintendo Land game case that came with the white system had already been opened but the game disc looks new. On the other hand, the game that came with the black system was brand new and sealed. I intend to hack the white one while the black will serve as a backup for my son's current black system that came as part of the MK8 bundle. It's my first time buying anything refurbed directly from Nintendo. And just like most of the positive reviews, I recommend it! If you're on the fence and don't want to pay the crazy prices for a new system on the secondary market, I suggest you jump in while these systems are still in stock at Nintendo. Also, I have several copies of Nintendo Land that I no longer need. PM me if interested.