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Old 02-11-07, 08:21 PM
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Mixed dates for Wii Play

Anybody know when Wii Play is due out at the B&M's? I didn't register it, so I'm trying to figure it out since so many sites have different dates.
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this has been annoying me as well.
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Monday / Tuesday

But they've already sold out of pre-orders at the smaller stores like EB and Gamestop (the version with the remote, anyways), so your best bet would be places like BestBuy/CircuitCity/Targe/WalMart.

Some assholes on Amazon are charging around $80 for a pre-order.
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My guess is Tues/Wed for the game stores. Wed/Thurs for everyone else.

I already pre-ordered the remote version, but I saw on Gamespot that there is a version w/out it. If that's true and if it's available, I'll probably grab that instead as I already have 4 remotes.
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Originally Posted by amped
I already pre-ordered the remote version, but I saw on Gamespot that there is a version w/out it. If that's true and if it's available, I'll probably grab that instead as I already have 4 remotes.
Chances are that it would be better to buy the version with a wiimote, and then eBay the wiimote.
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What is this game about? I'm interested in it but wondering what it is?
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http://wii.ign.com/articles/748/748930p1.html

Basically a bunch of mini games that make full use of the remote. Probably could have been packed with the Wii if Wii sports wasn't.
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Basically for the big electronics expo from last year, Nintendo had a bunch of simple demo's to show how the remote worked. This included a Duck Hunt game and a billiards game. Rather than throw them away, they just packed them together on this compilation. Most people want it to get another remote. I plan on just selling the remote since I already have 4. Release dates will vary for almost all games. Basically the game ships on Monday but stores won't receive it until Tuesday or Wednesday. Best Buy usually doesn't sell games until Wednesday.
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Has anybody seen this for pre-order anywhere online yet? If this is coming out next week, shouldn't the major sites have it up for pre-order by now? I have searched amazon, walmart, bestbuy, and circuitcity and can't find it anywhere. Or maybe the pre-orders have already sold out?
Old 02-11-07, 11:26 PM
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It was available for pre-order on all of the sites you listed at various points in time but is sold out now. There was/is a "backdoor" link to WiiPlay at Walmart.com that allows one to pre-order even though it doesn't show up via a normal search there. Also, you could pre-order from NewEgg earlier today. Don't know if either one of those still works...
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I pre-ordered from Newegg recently. They may still be taking preorders... They were charging less than retail, but then there's a shipping charge:

WII NINTENDO WII PLAY W/ REMOTE RT - Retail (Qty=1, Price=$46.99)

Subtotal: $46.99
TAX: $3.88
Shipping and Handling Charge**: $4.99
Total: $55.86
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Thanks! I just placed my order at Newegg.com.
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Originally Posted by amped
I already pre-ordered the remote version, but I saw on Gamespot that there is a version w/out it. If that's true and if it's available, I'll probably grab that instead as I already have 4 remotes.
If there is such a version without the Wiimote, it'll be what... 10 bucks?
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If there is such a version without the Wiimote, it'll be what... 10 bucks?
That would make sense, but I doubt it is worth their time to release a separate SKU of this for that cheap.
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I agree. If, by chance, they do release it solo, I'd say somewhere in the $20-$30 range.
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now available at both ebgames.com and gamestop.com, ships with 24 hours

use code: WIILUV for free three day shipping
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Best Buy In Stock

Those interested in Wii Play w/ Wii Remote should check their local Best Buy. I just picked up a copy this afternoon at lunch time. They were not on the shelf yet, but they were in the process of security tagging them at Customer Service desk near the Wii games display area. I walked up and asked if they were ready for sale yet. The CS guy said sure, I'll check the price for you. I was out with the game within 5 minutes of seeing it sitting on the CS counter. So if you do not see them on shelf display, you may just want to ask.
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I preordered at EB and gave them a call and they still have no clue.
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No longer available at EBgames.com or Gamestop.com
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I got a pre-order in at Bestbuy.com a week or two ago.

I'll just wait for that.
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Got a call today from the "817 number"

I can pick up Wii Play tomorrow from EB.
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WiiPlay got a 5.5 from IGN.
"Wii Play makes Wii Sports look like an epic Zelda adventure."
ouch!

I have a feel we'll be seeing used copies of this for sale real soon.
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I wasn't really expecting much from Wii Play anyway, just wouldn't mind adding it to the collection and to the rotation when friends are over. As for the extra remote I can do as previously mentioned and throw it on ebay, but I'll probably give it to a friend of mine as she finally got a Wii recently.
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piked it up at best buy for $39.99 with the $10 coupon. even if the game sucks, i guess it's "free" this way
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Originally Posted by slop101
WiiPlay got a 5.5 from IGN.
"Wii Play makes Wii Sports look like an epic Zelda adventure."
ouch!

I have a feel we'll be seeing used copies of this for sale real soon.
Eh, I got it for the wiimote, so I'm sure the game is worth $10.

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