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Ganondwarf

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Recently I have been getting my games from ozgameshop really cheap I mean I saw at eb games the other day skyward sword for $100 on ozgameshop I got it for $28 and also I have pre-ordered super Mario 3d world for $66 from them and getting super mario galaxy 2, link between worlds and a lot of other games as their site is so cheap but where do you get your games from?

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cwong15

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Ebay. Enough said.

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stores

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Wii, DS, PS2, and PS3 - Amazon, or EB Games if they have a good pre-order bonus.
Wii U and 3DS - eShop.

Not sure where you got this $100 thing though, because EB Games is currently listing pre-played Skyward Sword for $40, but they're out of stock. Makes sense, as that game is currently out of print (I think). Twilight Princess, which got a Nintendo Selects printing, is going for $15 pre-played or $20 brand spanking new.

Amazon has listings for Skyward Sword as low as $30.
eBay as low as $32.

That $100 price you cited is way off of any retailer.

EDIT: Checked this ozgameshop.com and they seem to be UK-based and ship PAL games. Odd, considering you also mentioned EB Games, which is almost exclusively Canadian (it's been rebranded as GameStop in USA and GAME in UK). Am I missing something?

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When I was a kid, me and dad would buy them at Swap Meets (that's how old school we are) to buy it cheap. Now, just stores.

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Nintendo eshop, no lines, no preorders, no waiting for store to have it in stock, just click download. :D
Edit: oh, this is on the wii forum, well, wii games at gamestop and ebay.

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Ganondwarf

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CaviarMeths wrote:

Wii, DS, PS2, and PS3 - Amazon, or EB Games if they have a good pre-order bonus.
Wii U and 3DS - eShop.

Not sure where you got this $100 thing though, because EB Games is currently listing pre-played Skyward Sword for $40, but they're out of stock. Makes sense, as that game is currently out of print (I think). Twilight Princess, which got a Nintendo Selects printing, is going for $15 pre-played or $20 brand spanking new.

Amazon has listings for Skyward Sword as low as $30.
eBay as low as $32.

That $100 price you cited is way off of any retailer.

EDIT: Checked this ozgameshop.com and they seem to be UK-based and ship PAL games. Odd, considering you also mentioned EB Games, which is almost exclusively Canadian (it's been rebranded as GameStop in USA and GAME in UK). Am I missing something?

Yes I'm from Australia it's EB games here still and for brand new they wanted $100 for skyward sword games are very expensive here....

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Any store that has what I'm looking for. Nowadays it seems only certain stores have certain games for certain consoles. It's getting annoying.

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Brick and Mortar — Target
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Gioku

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Believe it or not, I've had a lot of luck finding games at Fred Meyer recently. Although, all of my recent game purchases were 3DS games, so at least they have a good selection of 3DS games. :)

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Jaz007

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I buy almost all of my games at GameStop.

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Amazon, Jay Street, and Gamestop. Whoever has the best prices, basically.

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Nowadays I get my games in general in the bargain bin at Walmart, at Costco, at a liquidation store or at EB Games (usually used copies).

EDIT: Sometimes I get them on Amazon

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GuSolarFlare

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I research to buy in the cheapest place. here in brazil the prices are pretty much stactic and unchanging so when I see a game's price on a store's site I can go to the physical shop and the price will be the same. sady the cheapest place is always about twice the price in USA... gaming is a really hard to maintain hobby in Brazil.....
oh this thread is about Wii.... I don't buy Wii games since my Wii broke 2 years ago......

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SphericalCrusher

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Toys R Us and GameStop. I try to buy at Toys R Us since it's close to the house and they have good deals, but sometimes I'll trade in a cellphone or something and get some good GameStop credit that I use. I also go where there are good, exclusive preorder deals. Besides these, I'll always grab a game at Wal-mart, K-Mart, Amazon.com etc depending.

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Samurai_Goroh

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Amazon UK since games are frightfully expensive on stores in my country.

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Used Wii/3DS @ GameStop. New games for 3DS/Wii U anywhere.

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Anywhere that sells game.

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gamestore.

or where they are cheapest

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GuSilverFlame wrote:

I research to buy in the cheapest place. here in brazil the prices are pretty much stactic and unchanging so when I see a game's price on a store's site I can go to the physical shop and the price will be the same. sady the cheapest place is always about twice the price in USA... gaming is a really hard to maintain hobby in Brazil.....
oh this thread is about Wii.... I don't buy Wii games since my Wii broke 2 years ago......

I've just remembered I also frequently buy games from a bookstore.

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