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Old 11-30-13, 04:45 PM
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Re: The Video Game Deals Thread

Originally Posted by dino88
You must be a Gamers Club Unlocked member. They just changed up the membership perks and you now get 20% off all new games.
Isn't that the membership that's over $100?

The only membership I have is the Reward Zone, and the one that comes with the video game magazine that cost me either $15 or $20 for the year.
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Re: The Video Game Deals Thread

It is the one that was $15 a year that came with the magazine, they changed it to be more expensive, no magazine, but 20% off new games.
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Re: The Video Game Deals Thread

Originally Posted by Dark Victroy
Isn't that the membership that's over $100?

The only membership I have is the Reward Zone, and the one that comes with the video game magazine that cost me either $15 or $20 for the year.
It's the same thing, they just completely changed the terms. The magazine is no more, and they extended all existing members into February. Also, you should have gotten an email as an existing member offering you to extend it for an additional 2 years for $30
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Originally Posted by Obi-Wan Jabroni
It's the same thing, they just completely changed the terms. The magazine is no more, and they extended all existing members into February. Also, you should have gotten an email as an existing member offering you to extend it for an additional 2 years for $30
Ah. I did not realize that. Thanks for the info.

I'm gonna have to look for that email.
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Re: The Video Game Deals Thread

Originally Posted by story
I told my wife about the deal, honestly not even trying to convince her to let me get it, and she said it was clearly a tremendous deal. She was tempted to let me get it, but I said it's okay. Really, it wouldn't be responsible. We've got a kid on the way in a few months so waiting another year is going to be just fine. I have to hand it to her - she really saw it as an excellent deal and it would be okay to do it. I think it helps she played Super Mario Galaxy earlier in the day and remembered that video games have some sort of redeeming value to them.

Still. Man, what a deal.
Look at it this way, the deals will be even better next year.
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Exactly. Maybe even with the bonus of a decent-sized memory card, too!
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Re: The Video Game Deals Thread

I missed out on the Last of Us Lightning Deal. Is the $35 I've seen at a couple places as good as it's going to get?
Old 11-30-13, 09:12 PM
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Re: The Video Game Deals Thread

Wally at Irvine had the PS Vita for $99. I have no intent on buying this, but the price was too tempting. I thought I saw it yesterday for $149. So bought it, and now doing my research if I should keep it, and if I do, what games I should get, etc...
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Re: The Video Game Deals Thread

Ummm, $99? Was it labeled on sale at that price? How did you know to check it if it wasn't? I'd buy one in a second at that price.
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They had a big bunch of PS Vita's just in front of their cel phone/computer stand, and it was very prominently on sale. Most likely they expected to sell more of these, w/c is reason it has been marked down. Same as their HDTVs. They still have a bunch all over the store, and I noticed that they've marked the prices down compared to yesterday's prices.. So as all things Walmart, this likely may be YMMV.

Now I need tips on game prices for Vita. Never looked at these before so don't even know if current prices at Amazon are good prices or just regular prices now.
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Re: The Video Game Deals Thread

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Now I need tips on game prices for Vita. Never looked at these before so don't even know if current prices at Amazon are good prices or just regular prices now.
Okay here's your tip :

1: Buy a big memory card. They're expensive, but worth it.
2: join PS Plus and grab the free games.

That'll do you fine.
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Re: The Video Game Deals Thread

I hadn't noticed this before - on Wed I bought Sonic All Stars Racing as an Amazon LD for 9.99.
It's back on LD now for 11.99. Anyone notice this? Does this kind of thing happen often?

Deal hunting drives me crazy - on the one hand, it's great to get a good price - on the other hand, there will almost always be a better price sometime, or one that's at least as good without time pressure, etc. I have to learn to educate myself before buying, then make the purchase and just be happy with it. (I bought something on Woot last week that was part of the T-Day Woot off for ten bucks less, for example.)
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Re: The Video Game Deals Thread

A Vita for 99 bucks is a steal. I would likely grab a second one at that price.
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Re: The Video Game Deals Thread

Originally Posted by dtcarson
I hadn't noticed this before - on Wed I bought Sonic All Stars Racing as an Amazon LD for 9.99.
It's back on LD now for 11.99. Anyone notice this? Does this kind of thing happen often?
I think it's just Sonic Racing. Pricing for that has been all over the map since this summer. Up and down, up and down. Helluva game though. Blows Mario Kart away.

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Deal hunting drives me crazy - on the one hand, it's great to get a good price - on the other hand, there will almost always be a better price sometime, or one that's at least as good without time pressure, etc.
Tell me about it. I ordered my wife a dress online earlier. Started out at $60 and I got it down to $15 after BF discounts and googling a coupon code. It was a steal. A few hours later I get the shipped email and decided to open the product page again and the site had chopped another $4 off. Dammit. Not gonna cry over $4, but it's definitely annoying. Had I waited 3 hours, it would have been around $10.
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Re: The Video Game Deals Thread

Finally got Skyrim for $7.99. It's currently a LD at Amazon.
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Re: The Video Game Deals Thread

Sonic and All-Stars Racing Transformed Bonus Edition - PlayStation Vita

is a lightning deal right now for $11.99
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Re: The Video Game Deals Thread

Originally Posted by Sweet Baby James
Finally got Skyrim for $7.99. It's currently a LD at Amazon.
I'm very tempted, but I was also tempted by the Legendary Edition that I declined yesterday for 19.99. Realistically it'd be a long time (if ever) before I got through the main content so I probably don't need the big version.
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Re: The Video Game Deals Thread

Originally Posted by davidh777
I'm very tempted, but I was also tempted by the Legendary Edition that I declined yesterday for 19.99. Realistically it'd be a long time (if ever) before I got through the main content so I probably don't need the big version.
Where was this voice of reason for my head yesterday?
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I never even finished Skyrim, and Oblivion was one of my favorite games of that gaming generation.
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16GB Vita cards for $19.99 at Amazon right now. Probably won't last long.

Edit: A bunch of Vita games are also $9.99, including LittleBigPlanet, Uncharted, Sly Cooper, etc.

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Re: The Video Game Deals Thread

Double posting awesome deal :

Holy shit -- Amazing 3DS deal :
At TRU online, if you buy either Angry Birds Star Wars or TMNT for $29.99, you can get any of a HUGE number of 3DS games for free including the new Zelda and both new Pokemon games. It's nuts (those games cost $39.99 by themselves). Hurry!
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I find it funny that they want 29.99 for a game that costs .99 on iphone.
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but thanks for posting that deal. I view it as 29.99 for Zelda with a free copy of angry birds.
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Re: The Video Game Deals Thread

Don't have a Vita (not yet, at least), but I grabbed a copy of Uncharted in case I do eventually get one. Thanks MoviePage.
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Don't have a Vita (not yet, at least), but I grabbed a copy of Uncharted in case I do eventually get one. Thanks MoviePage.
You're better off getting PS Plus. Uncharted is one of the free Vita games all year long.

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