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Fire Emblem Three Houses - $54.95 and other switch games

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[Amazon.ca] Fire Emblem Three Houses - $54.95 and other switch games

Other switch games on sale too
Super Mario Odyssey $54.95 https://www.amazon.ca/Nintendo-HACPAAAC ... 79&sr=8-16
Super Mario Maker $54.95 https://www.amazon.ca/Super-Mario-Maker ... 79&sr=8-22
Super Mario U Deluxe $54.95 https://www.amazon.ca/Super-Mario-Bros- ... 667&sr=8-5
Paper Mario: The Origami King $69.99 https://www.amazon.ca/Paper-Mario-Origa ... 62&sr=8-55

May be others but this is what I can find. Have been keeping my eye for awhile on this game and CCC just popped with a notification for it.
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FE: 3H is excellent, for anyone who hasn't tried it out yet. A great entry into the series, as a number of quality of life features make it a lot more beginner friendly for new players, and the lore is largely disconnected from other titles.
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Good find on Paper Mario. I haven't seen it on sale yet and the Third Party seller "What A Deal!!!" doesn't seem to charge tax on it, so it's basically a $61 + tax deal (at least for us Quebecers with ~15% taxes)
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Great price for Xenoblade if you like JRPGs, I've dumped a frankly embarrassing amount of time into it over the years.

I thought Fire Emblem Three Houses was a great reboot that the series needed, a lot of QOL improvements and I enjoyed the differences between the playthrus.
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A different take on FE:TH; I'm a Fire Emblem fan and I dislike Three Houses. The game doesn't respect your playtime; running away to speak to everyone between each fight is slow and painful. The series is going the dating sim route and that's not my thing. I can totally understand that others like this, it's just my opinion.
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MercadorHG wrote: A different take on FE:TH; I'm a Fire Emblem fan and I dislike Three Houses. The game doesn't respect your playtime; running away to speak to everyone between each fight is slow and painful. The series is going the dating sim route and that's not my thing. I can totally understand that others like this, it's just my opinion.
I have to agree with you and I haven't even finished the game yet lol.

I really don't care about running around the school grounds and doing all of this random miscellaneous stuff.

I wish the game was built in the same vein as Fire Emblem Awakening and just let's you play the game lmao.
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Got Fire Emblem from Best Buy today and I'll be trying it out this weekend - I wanted to give it a shot, but $80+tax is too expensive and even on Kijiji the lowest price for "used + drive across town" was $65.

I'm a little apprehensive about this "dating sim" angle (which I hate, as it caters to the dateless loser crowd), but I'm still hoping the game itself is close to Fire Emblem quality - plus, these FE games don't lose value and I can recoup my costs easy on the secondary market.
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MercadorHG wrote: A different take on FE:TH; I'm a Fire Emblem fan and I dislike Three Houses. The game doesn't respect your playtime; running away to speak to everyone between each fight is slow and painful. The series is going the dating sim route and that's not my thing. I can totally understand that others like this, it's just my opinion.
Thanks, was considering the game but really dislike games that force you to waste a ton of time doing non-core gameplay stuff. Going to pass on this game.
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Tjklovesthisplace wrote: Buy at shoppers same price plus buy $300 only pay $200 in points
I have been looking for a copy of Fire Emblem at all the local Shoppers (even did a big trip one weekend buying clearance 3DS games) and didn't find a single copy. I probably saw over 100 each of the Pokemon, Zelda, Mario, Luigi, Animal Crossing, Yoshi, etc. games, but 0 Fire Emblem.

Probably all sold out, if they ever got them in the first place, and no restocks.
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jiayejoe wrote: Good find on Paper Mario. I haven't seen it on sale yet and the Third Party seller "What A Deal!!!" doesn't seem to charge tax on it, so it's basically a $61 + tax deal (at least for us Quebecers with ~15% taxes)
Good call on not charging tax, $69.99 for me too. Be sure to select the "What A Deal" seller since there's a slightly lower one at 69.95 but charges tax.
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Xenoblade definitely one of the best games on the Switch.
Final Fantasy XVI waiting room.
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Dave510 wrote: Thanks, was considering the game but really dislike games that force you to waste a ton of time doing non-core gameplay stuff. Going to pass on this game.
I think you would be best served by the remake they did a few years ago. It's not a bad game per say, but you'll put half your playtime running around to speak to other students. Some gamers like that as it takes a bit the Persona route but for me, that's not what Fire Emblem is at its core.
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Dave510 wrote: Thanks, was considering the game but really dislike games that force you to waste a ton of time doing non-core gameplay stuff. Going to pass on this game.
As a big fan of the FE franchise, with Three Houses being my favourite, I just wanted to mention that the game doesn't force you to do the non-core gameplay stuff if you don't want to. You can choose to skip straight to the battles and it will auto-train your students in the skill levels they are proficient in.
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Can we still buy digital codes on the US Amazon site? The games are even cheaper over there....
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JackWhyte wrote: I have been looking for a copy of Fire Emblem at all the local Shoppers (even did a big trip one weekend buying clearance 3DS games) and didn't find a single copy. I probably saw over 100 each of the Pokemon, Zelda, Mario, Luigi, Animal Crossing, Yoshi, etc. games, but 0 Fire Emblem.
With the 200,000 points for $300 offer right now I was in a Shoppers looking for games, and asked what they had behind the counter. I see a Nintendo console sitting in the very back with what looks like a "DS" peeking over the top. Unfortunately it wasn't a 3DS or 2DS, but an ancient DSi XL (white).., which rang in at a healthy $209.

Man, what an unexpected blast from the past, and I was really hoping it was a 2DS XL, as those are cheap (if you can find one at Shoppers) and I really need a backup. Prices on 3DS/2DS are just really stupid right now with the pandemic, like more expensive than buying a new Switch console.
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