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Old 06-08-04, 09:00 AM
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i think pre-ordering is stupid because ive NEVER had trouble finding a game for the past few generations of systems (sometimes i might of had trouble finding a NES/SNES game back in the day but this is the internet age) even things like metal slug, king of fighters, etc and i can usually find it $5-$10 cheaper somewhere else. They always pressure you into preordering like theyre not going to have enough (they told me before vice city came out if i preordered i MIGHT get in on their sixth shipment, the game is that HOT!!!) yet the day it came out at BB (1 day later oooohh) i walked in, picked it up just fine and saved like $15. not only that they always sell more preorders than they get games, so those poor schmucks have to wait even longer or make a trip back to the store to get their money back. This happened to me one of the few times i preordered (cant remember the title right now) and they didnt offer me the game "at cost" for the inconvenience, full retail only of course.
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I think the pre-order issue came up because someone couldn't find it and someone must have replied with "well you should of pre-ordered it"

Pre-ordering in this case is not the issue. the issue is where you can go. Cities are big and supply and demand will win. Even with things like the limited edition games. How hard is it to find Star Wars Galaxies Limited collectors edition? Not to hard at all.

If you don't have the means to get around perhaps it makes some sense to secure the item at the store near you, but I really don't see the benefit of it.

As for the bonus items. Shirts, plushies and key chains. I usually "pre-order" it just to get the shirt up front and then I never bother buying the game at that same store. In every case I have done this it has come up much cheaper in the other places that even with the shirt purchase it is about 10 to 15 bucks cheaper to look around to places were they will buy millions of units for their many stores. Such as fry's and best buy.
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Originally posted by Decker
Thanks, but I think I'll wait until the price drops to $199.999.99.
Almost expensive as the original Neo Geo cart
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Originally posted by Static Cling
Is there any other benefit than making sure you get a game on release day? I don't understand how you got Castlevania "at cost."
Sorry I need to explain things better. Regualrly Castlevania (at the time of release) was 49.99 I got the game at cost because the game was shipped to us late, and it was a garunteed pre-order, meaning it was supposed to be there the day of release and it wasnt. So because it wasnt they sold it to me at cost which was 37 instead of 49. I wasnt really aware of this "at cost" rule until the game I pre-ordered came in late.
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This game rocks!

Man that was great when I walked too far to the right and I couldn't go back to pick up an apple. Old School Bliss.

If you don't know what that means you're new school. Chump. "Oh, Ninja Gaiden is too hard." In nutshell." LOL

Later
Old 06-09-04, 09:47 AM
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woah. woah. your post just made me say woah and if you don't know that reference your to new school.. WOAH!
Old 06-09-04, 03:03 PM
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Originally posted by Exzavier00
Almost expensive as the original Neo Geo cart
haha. You can get this on neo-geo for 85 really though (not aes though)
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fry's has it on sale this week for $29.99 , also found this--metal sulg 1 2 3 and x for $19.90 and you can add 4 for $18.90

http://www.play-asia.com/paOS-13-70-2ud-4-6-71-7s.html
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Originally posted by DVDKrayzie
fry's has it on sale this week for $29.99 , also found this--metal sulg 1 2 3 and x for $19.90 and you can add 4 for $18.90

http://www.play-asia.com/paOS-13-70-2ud-4-6-71-7s.html
What system are they for?
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Originally posted by kar10
What system are they for?
Looks like its the Korean release for the PC (Windows ME-XP).
Old 06-11-04, 02:40 PM
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The only game I preordered recently is Steel Battalion.

Before that, I preordered Burning Rangers, Panzer Dragoon Saga and Shining Force III for the Saturn because the run was so limited.

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