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Best Buy Unlocked Epic Gaming membership offers 20% discount on new games for $120

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 04, 2013 3:15pm PST

Best Buy will be launching a new gaming membership next week. its "Unlocked Epic Gaming Package" will offer a two year membership for $120. Members will then be able to get a 20% discount on new video game purchases at the retailer.

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"Honestly, it wouldn't bother me that much, but limited free-time is a huge factor these days."

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NBA 2K12: Game of the Year Edition announced

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 15, 2012 8:00am PST

The "Game of the Year" repackaging is quite common in the video games industry. However, have you ever seen a sports game so brazenly don the accolade on its box? 2K Sports is doing it with NBA 2K12.

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Vita games will be cheaper when downloaded

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 31, 2012 1:30pm PST

Vita games may be discounted ten percent when downloaded from the PlayStation Network, a retail database suggests.

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"I like Sony, but sometimes i think they really dont get it. Overpriced memory sticks, high ..."

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Nintendo, Best Buy partner for SpotPass content

By Steve Watts, May 17, 2011 1:30pm PDT

Nintendo has partnered with Best Buy to offer 3DS wireless access points and SpotPass content. The move will begin June 7, just after the eShop launch and right at the start of E3.

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"true, but at least they just provide a pallet of new releases instead of trying to force ..."

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DJ Hero 2 Demo Hits Best Buys, Web Demo Fun for Two Minutes

By Brian Leahy, Oct 12, 2010 11:20am PDT

Ahead of its October 19 release, Activision has teamed up with Best Buy to put a new demo of DJ Hero 2 in over 900 retail locations in the United...

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Test Drive Unlimited 2 Release Date, Pre-Order Bonuses Announced

By Alice O'Connor, May 26, 2010 10:20am PDT

Test Drive Unlimited's PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 release will be on September 21 in North America, publisher Atari announced today as well as...

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"Will I be able to easily find and play with friends? Or will this one have the same terrible ..."

- Sublym3 see all 6 comments

Mafia 2 Collector's Edition, Pre-Order DLC Revealed

By Chris Faylor, May 26, 2010 8:20am PDT

Those looking to buy 2K Czech's old-timey open-world mobster game Mafia II now have several additional purchasing options, as publisher 2K Games...

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"What are you guys all complaining about? Its not like they are forcing us to buy the DLC and ..."

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Alpha Protocol Pre-Order Bonuses Detailed

By Chris Faylor, Apr 27, 2010 10:00am PDT

Back when Alpha Protocol was due in 2009, retailer GameCrazy was offering an "Exclusive Stealth Pack" to those that pre-ordered the stealth-action...

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"Pssssh... you're all retarded if you believe Alpha Protocol is actually going to come out in ..."

- Ghillie see all 14 comments

Transformers Pre-Order Bonuses Detailed

By Chris Faylor, Apr 26, 2010 3:40pm PDT

With Transformers: War for Cybertron now sporting a rel

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"How 'bout just put it all in the game and sell it at one price point to everyone who wants it."

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Best Buy and Walmart's Used Game Kiosk Supplier e-Play Suspends Operations

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 02, 2010 7:43am PST

US retailers includng Best Buy and Walmart are to halt tests of automated kiosks that bought used games after their supplier e-Play closed up shop,...

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"this kinda sucks though....i could give two craps about the games....the draw to me for the ..."

- steele6666 see all 8 comments

Best Buy Test Offers New Games at Used Prices

By Nick Breckon, Aug 07, 2009 3:36pm PDT

Retailer Best Buy has begun a local test program that will allow customers to buy new games for the price of a used copy at competing stores....

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"If this even has the remote change of going nationwide I highly doubt GameStop will be in ..."

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Best Buy Tests New Used Game Kiosks

By Nick Breckon, Jun 23, 2009 11:18am PDT

Retailer Best Buy is testing a new automated kiosk this week that will allow customers to sell used videogames and receive store credit in return....

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"I want your friends, the ones that will pay $120 for a game I paid $70 for, for even the ones ..."

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Shooter MMO CrimeCraft Now Best Buy Exclusive

By Chris Faylor, May 28, 2009 3:02pm PDT

The retail PC edition of Vogster's "persistent world next-gen shooter" CrimeCraft will only be sold through vendor Best Buy in North America,...

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"How in the world could they take issue with it? Because it is an mmo, and has craft in the ..."

- Ksey17 see all 41 comments