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TheExecutive
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(02-19-2012, 07:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by Weenerz

So, I headed over to best buy to see if they price match target, they did, I was in and out within 5 minutes. Top notch service right there. Even had the games I wanted. I'm up to 8 now. Believe I'm finished till Motorstorm RC and Mortal Kombat.

Does BB have download codes or are they only carts?
Weenerz
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(02-19-2012, 08:03 PM)
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Originally Posted by TheExecutive

Does BB have download codes or are they only carts?

No clue, going with cartridges for my vita. Probably not, most of their selection was picked clean. The guy said they received 5-10 of each title and they only had Fifa, Uncharted, Hotshots, ModNation left, and those were only a few copies.
onlyindreams
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(02-19-2012, 08:05 PM)
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Best Buy and Target both don't carry Rayman so I guess I'm not getting 3 more vita games :(
codhand
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(02-19-2012, 08:05 PM)
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Went to a local Target, female employee said no such deal exists, male employee was in the middle of recommending LED over Plasma due to burn-in issues, and eventually said "the deal was last week."

:-/
James Sawyer Ford
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(02-19-2012, 08:29 PM)
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So I'm assuming the GameStop B2G1 deal works for Digital Games and they just email you a voucher?

This would be the only retailer that offers B2G1 on the digital versions, correct?
LiquidMetal14
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(02-19-2012, 08:56 PM)
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Dang, awfully limited choice. Not that it's bad but I have 3 of the 5 games included.
Marty Chinn
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(02-19-2012, 09:05 PM)
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Went to Target, Toys R Us and Best Buy late this morning.

Target - Nothing on display yet. I have seen some games at other Targets. This one just didn't put anything out yet.

Toys R Us - Nothing on display yet.

Best Buy - They had some games and accessories but man even their selection of games seemed a bit limited. It was pretty much Sony first party games and a handful of third party ones.

I think at this point, everything will be much better come Wednesday morning. I'm just going to hold out for that or Amazon to price match.
Ken Masters
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(02-19-2012, 09:05 PM)
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if everything goes to plan I will have a Wifi Vita and 32gb memory card in my hands on Wednesday for $158.
cnizzle06
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(02-19-2012, 09:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ken Masters

if everything goes to plan I will have a Wifi Vita and 32gb memory card in my hands on Wednesday for $158.

How are you managing that?
Like the hat?
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(02-19-2012, 09:07 PM)
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target said they are not selling the games until the 22nd :/

oh well. picked up Katamari on amazon, and I'm going to get HSG as DD anyway. Not really interested in anything else until Gravity Daze
Ken Masters
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(02-19-2012, 09:12 PM)
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Originally Posted by cnizzle06

How are you managing that?

Ordered the 32gb card an hour ago for $39.99, sold my fat PSP to Best Buy for $75 off the Wifi Vita, and had $67 in BB gift card money laying around for close to 6 months
cnizzle06
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(02-19-2012, 09:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ken Masters

Ordered the 32gb card an hour ago for $39.99, sold my fat PSP to Best Buy for $75 off the Wifi Vita, and had $67 in BB gift card money laying around for close to 6 months

Ah, nice. Wish I would've taken advantage of the $40 card.
inner-G
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(02-19-2012, 09:22 PM)
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Can I walk into a store and buy a Vita right now? Could there be left over FEB laying around or would they pull them?
TripOpt55
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(02-19-2012, 09:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by kitchenmotors

Went to Target this morning and they only had Ninja Gaiden out on the floor. I asked about the Vita games and a manager went in back, had to check the release dates first, then brought out all their stock of Vita games. Everything was dated for the 15th and he had no idea.

I bought Uncharted, Marvel vs Capcom 3 and Lumines. Lumines is being carried in stores, it seems. The system wasn't doing the sale yet, but customer service gave me the deal, and actually gave me Uncharted as me free game!

Just browsing CAG, seems that a lot of Targets are saying the sale doesn't start until the 22nd, so either I lucked out or they're just reading the ad wrong. The games are dated for the 15th, so there's no reason to not have them out on the floor.

I went today and they said I'd have to wait for Wednesday though they had the three games I want (Uncharted, Lumines and Hot Shots) and are holding them for me (in a very unsophisicated system I should add which makes me a bit nervous). Originally the guy didn't even know about the sale though and I had to go bring him an ad. Oh well hopefully all will go well when I go to get them on Wednesday. I won't have my Vita until then anyway, but was worried about waiting until then if Target's stock of games was limited.
Ken Masters
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(02-19-2012, 09:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by inner-G

Can I walk into a store and buy a Vita right now? Could there be left over FEB laying around or would they pull them?

They wouldn't pull any FEB if they haven't sold out
demolitio
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(02-19-2012, 09:24 PM)
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So Best Buy wouldn't match Target (only 1 copy left out of HSG and Uncharted too), Target won't do it til' the 22nd, GameStop never heard of the B2G1 on Sony games, and of course Toys R Us wouldn't match so all these places that some people have luck in are all pointless here. Waste of a trip and now I'm not sure how I'll get my games unless my mom is feeling really nice on Wednesday. I just wanted to be prepared to play as soon as I woke up from the sedatives and needed something to play.

The moral of the story is that managers are extremely inconsistent and I'm also reminded why I hate the one GS I went to and instead choose to go to one that's a few more miles away...
Reddline
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(02-19-2012, 09:35 PM)

Originally Posted by Ken Masters

Ordered the 32gb card an hour ago for $39.99, sold my fat PSP to Best Buy for $75 off the Wifi Vita, and had $67 in BB gift card money laying around for close to 6 months

Hey Ken how did you get $75 for your fat psp? Which Best Buy did you go to? Heard the most you can get is $32.
The Broken Ska Record
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(02-19-2012, 09:40 PM)
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The Target right by my house had nothing at all. I was hoping to pick up three games today, but I guess I'll wait till Wednesday.
Ken Masters
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(02-19-2012, 09:46 PM)
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Originally Posted by Reddline

Hey Ken how did you get $75 for your fat psp? Which Best Buy did you go to? Heard the most you can get is $32.

you have to trade the PSP directly for the Vita to get the $75, if you just sell it they were giving me $35
James Sawyer Ford
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(02-19-2012, 10:01 PM)
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So I tried adding the digital versions of the Vita games to my cart at GameStop and it won't apply the discount to the digital versions, but it will for the physical releases.

Anyone know why this is??
risk
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(02-19-2012, 10:12 PM)
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I also wanted to mostly go digital for the Vita, but the deal seems to not apply for the digital versions, unless its some mistake.
James Sawyer Ford
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(02-19-2012, 10:15 PM)
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Originally Posted by risk

I also wanted to mostly go digital for the Vita, but the deal seems to not apply for the digital versions, unless its some mistake.

Yeah I'm wondering if it's a mistake as well.

Do they sell these download codes for games in stores? May be worth a shot to see if they will apply the deal in person.
risk
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(02-19-2012, 10:33 PM)
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I just called to see if the sale applied to the digital versions and the employee said it doesn't.
James Sawyer Ford
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(02-19-2012, 10:35 PM)
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Thanks for asking. That's really disappointing.
risk
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(02-19-2012, 10:38 PM)
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Now I'm just hoping Amazon will throw out something similar to this. Digital would be a plus.
kuroshiki
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(02-19-2012, 10:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by risk

Now I'm just hoping Amazon will throw out something similar to this. Digital would be a plus.

Amazon doesn't even carry digital vita games. I will settle for B2G1.
Yoona
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(02-19-2012, 10:46 PM)
TRU only had some stupid car game, FIFA, Rayman and Lumines. WHERE IS UNCHARTED YOU FOOLS?
Flunkie
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(02-19-2012, 11:02 PM)
Wow, my Target didn't have any Vita games out today.

Gonna try my luck early on Wednesday.
maxte
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(02-19-2012, 11:10 PM)
Wow. Went into target today for the deal.

Came out like this:

I don't know how this happened.
DCX
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(02-19-2012, 11:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by maxte

Wow. Went into target today for the deal.

Came out like this:

I don't know how this happened.

You actually had workers that are gamers/read retail statements?

DCX
dallow_bg
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(02-19-2012, 11:21 PM)
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Originally Posted by DCX

You actually had workers that are gamers/read retail statements?

DCX

More like they ignored them.

That's a hell of a deal you walked out with Maxte.
thetrin
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(02-19-2012, 11:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by Diebuster

Speaking of Gamestop, is there a reason their memory cards cost $5 more than MSRP? Are they just being dicks?

It's Gamestop. I just assume anything they're doing is to be dicks.
Shiv47
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(02-19-2012, 11:28 PM)
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Mentioned this in the other Vita thread, but my TRU had a load of games and accessories, but wouldn't sell me anything as some manager type told me, in her words, "it's against the law" for them to sell anything before the Vita launch day, despite their ad and signage.
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(02-19-2012, 11:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ken Masters

you have to trade the PSP directly for the Vita to get the $75, if you just sell it they were giving me $35

I may have to try again. At the store I went too they said $35 when I asked how much they would give for my PSP towards the Vita.
DMPrince
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(02-19-2012, 11:30 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ken Masters

you have to trade the PSP directly for the Vita to get the $75, if you just sell it they were giving me $35

is this a YMMV thing.
Banana Kid
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(02-19-2012, 11:32 PM)
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I hope some store will do the B2G1 for digital codes. I really want to go all-digital with the Vita, and starting out with a bunch of carts is not that exciting.
maxte
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(02-19-2012, 11:34 PM)

Originally Posted by dallow_bg

More like they ignored them.

That's a hell of a deal you walked out with Maxte.

lol yeah. Still find it funny I wound up paying 99 cents for a vita game.
Wario64
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(02-19-2012, 11:35 PM)

Originally Posted by maxte

Wow. Went into target today for the deal.

Came out like this:

I don't know how this happened.

Did you require override? If so, someone had very bad math
zychi
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(02-19-2012, 11:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by Banana Kid

I hope some store will do the B2G1 for digital codes. I really want to go all-digital with the Vita, and starting out with a bunch of carts is not that exciting.

I'm only buying Uncharted so far for this reason. I'm hoping for a digital sale within a month of release.
James Sawyer Ford
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(02-19-2012, 11:40 PM)
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I would at least hope that Sony would match the B2G1 free deal that GameStop has on the PSN store.

Amazing that they are less competitive than retailers, can't even match their deals?
Laguna X
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(02-19-2012, 11:41 PM)
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Originally Posted by maxte

Wow. Went into target today for the deal.

Came out like this:

I don't know how this happened.

WTH? How did you manage getting 2 heavily discounted games on top of getting the third one free?
kuroshiki
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(02-19-2012, 11:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by Banana Kid

I hope some store will do the B2G1 for digital codes. I really want to go all-digital with the Vita, and starting out with a bunch of carts is not that exciting.

Does Vita even have digital code for games?
KalBalboa
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(02-19-2012, 11:50 PM)
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Think Target will price match the Toys R Us $40 Uncharted? If so, it'd be wonderful to pick that up for $20 (after the gift card). Or, better yet, if they'd somehow allow for the B2G1 with the price matched Uncharted, but I won't hold my breath on that one.
maxte
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(02-19-2012, 11:53 PM)

Originally Posted by Wario64

Did you require override? If so, someone had very bad math

Yeah a manager had to come in to override it. She actually got it right the first time...but then she kept going.
K1LLER7
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(02-19-2012, 11:53 PM)
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Been looking at the Amazon deal, vita (wi-fi), 8 GB Memory card and Rayman, comes out to 225.

Any better deals around GAF?
Marty Chinn
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(02-19-2012, 11:55 PM)
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Originally Posted by KalBalboa

Think Target will price match the Toys R Us $40 Uncharted? If so, it'd be wonderful to pick that up for $20 (after the gift card). Or, better yet, if they'd somehow allow for the B2G1 with the price matched Uncharted, but I won't hold my breath on that one.

I think they will. They've done it in the past and I think it will qualify for the B2G1 cuz the computer automates that.
Wario64
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(02-19-2012, 11:57 PM)

Originally Posted by maxte

Yeah a manager had to come in to override it. She actually got it right the first time...but then she kept going.

Haha, I would have grinned like an idiot
P90
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(02-19-2012, 11:57 PM)
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I'm waiting for the certain, swift price drop.
kuroshiki
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(02-20-2012, 12:03 AM)
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Originally Posted by P90

I'm waiting for the certain, swift price drop.

of?
Marty Chinn
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(02-20-2012, 12:04 AM)
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Just updated the first post with how to find out if your Target has the game you want.

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