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Are Video Game Prices going up to $99.99? Yikes

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  • Jul 26th, 2017 9:20 pm
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If games ever go to $99.99 I'm going back to PC gaming and pirating :twisted:
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XxXSnake23XxX wrote:
Jun 25th, 2017 10:35 am
If games ever go to $99.99 I'm going back to PC gaming and pirating :twisted:
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Looks like Mario Odyssey just got adjusted down from $99 to $80 at amazon and bestbuy. I guess they saw the interest rate hike yesterday too Smiling Face With Sunglasses
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Andrew765 wrote:
Jul 13th, 2017 10:47 am
Looks like Mario Odyssey just got adjusted down from $99 to $80 at amazon and bestbuy. I guess they saw the interest rate hike yesterday too Smiling Face With Sunglasses
That's awesome news. Thanks
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Andrew765 wrote:
Jul 13th, 2017 10:47 am
Looks like Mario Odyssey just got adjusted down from $99 to $80 at amazon and bestbuy. I guess they saw the interest rate hike yesterday too Smiling Face With Sunglasses
Plus, the Canadian Dollar has gone up in value, so that could have something to do with it...
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Honestly, can't remember the last time I bought a new game outside of an $18 game that was on sale on PSN.

I guess it was a different case in the 90s and early-00s but there's so many games now and so many good consoles that I feel like you can get so many older games already out for an year or two+ for like $5-15 and be pretty happy with it. Whereas before, felt the need to get the newest one possible because the older games out just didn't have the same level of variety.

I do like the idea of the used economy as well but it's a shame that the Goodwills all shut down and that thrift stores in Canada for some reason carry much fewer video games (and it's mainly just PS2/XBox from what I noticed).
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I only buy games at $40 or lower, and even then, i have a backlog. There's 0 reason to have a game on release day unless its a MMO or an online shooter (and even then, you can easily wait 3 months for a cheaper price).
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That sucks, I have Games Club Unlocked at Best Buy in the states and it gives 20% off the bat off the price of the games. Certain games also have preorder credit of $10, like SMO..

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/clp/my-best ... 8100050002

So it'll be 59.99 -20% = 47+tax -10= $40 where I am for a game on launch day, (50 cad)
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I was going to buy Persona 5 at Walmart the other day and realized it'll be $90 after tax. I gave up and went to McDonald's for ice cream instead. :(
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dragon_drift wrote:
Jul 17th, 2017 12:52 pm
I was going to buy Persona 5 at Walmart the other day and realized it'll be $90 after tax. I gave up and went to McDonald's for ice cream instead. :(
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sandikosh wrote:
Jun 17th, 2017 11:17 am
Anyone remember the videogame store in Eaton's in the 90s? They were first located in the Dundas Street side one for floor below the cinemas. Then they moved to the Yonge Street side. When I was little kid, GoldenEye for the N64 was hugely popular and they were selling copies of it for $200! Don't know if anyone bought it.
I remember that store. They sold lots of bootleg stuff, like the Z64 emulator cartridge for the N64 and cd burned copies of Playstation games. They even showed me how to do the swap disk trick on my PS1 using a nasty ball of sticky wax, lol. I know they were blacklisted on receiving goods, because on the Dreamcast release date they had absolutely no dreamcast items on that day.

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