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Old 11-12-2009, 02:36 PM   #1
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Question Has anyone noticed...

That it sometimes takes years for 1dt part Nintendo games to drop in price? for example, soul Calibur 4 was about 45 bucks after only being out a few months, but Super Paper Mario is still $50 even now. Anyone else think that's a bit ridiculous?
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Old 11-12-2009, 02:44 PM   #2
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Yes, this is a well-known fact, and it's a shame. It wasn't like this during the SNES and N64 eras, when you had Player's Choice games. That's why I haven't bought any first-party Nintendo games new this gen. I either got them as gifts or got them for less than half price online.
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Old 11-12-2009, 02:53 PM   #3
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I don't understand Nitnendo...they kept players choice on Gamecube. Ps2 had Greatest hits, and xbox had platinum hits. even the 360 has platinum hits now, but it appears that sony and nintendo have abandoned the idea...
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Player's Choice wasn't the same, though. They didn't drop the prices like they did before, and they didn't drop them after a certain amount of copies were sold, either. It was really similar in name only.
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Either way, they should bring it back. Price drops could actually help them, expecially in these times. i remember 10 years ago, I could send my grandma(i live with my grandparents, always have) out to get a certain game, and she would end up buying me a couple more she thought I would like because back then, they weren't $60 a pop.

Honestly, I think people should have protested the $10 rise that came with ps3 and 360. $10 isn't a whole lot by itself, but it really does add it. Think about it. if you buy 3 $50 games, you have spent $150(this is not including tax). Just change the $50 price tag to $60. 3 games is now %180. that's a $30 difference in just 3 games.
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