So you want that shiny new gun-metal grey PS3 do ya?

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  1. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Reason Has No Voice

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    Atomsplitter Needs a new title.

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    What a horrible deal. The worse of the 2 current configurations, and for a ton more! Is the gray really THAT worth it when you can get the 80 gig package for 100 less?
     
  3. Gigatron_2005

    Gigatron_2005 President of Calendars

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    Eh. Im glad Im not buying a PS3 right now just for this game. Sucks for the people who are going for that though :-/
     
  4. Prowl_Delta_31

    Prowl_Delta_31 Eating your donuts

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    That pricing is really stupid ass hell and anyone who buys that is stupid as hell or has very deep pockets and can buy stupid stuff like that.
     
  5. KidDynamite

    KidDynamite don't know nothing Veteran

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    I've love to know how they're justifying this price.
     
  6. Weirdwolf

    Weirdwolf TFYLP Podcast Founder TFW2005 Supporter

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    It's the same deal with toys. When TRU had the G1 reissues, they inflated the price to where it was no cheaper to buy Japanese imports. You put "exclusive" on something and it automatically tacks $$$ on the price.
     
  7. Chrono Grimlock

    Chrono Grimlock Perfect By Nature

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    Probably along the lines of justifying Botcon convention exclusives. They're limited quantities.
     
  8. Poho

    Poho That's MISTER Poho to you

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    pscoop Dead inside

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    Yeah, I would just get the 80 gig bundle, it is a way better deal.
     
  10. *Deathblade

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    meh, no different than people here dropping 200+ bucks on 10 dollar deluxes
     
  11. KidDynamite

    KidDynamite don't know nothing Veteran

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    Well played sir.

    Although, since they gimped the hard drive (and presumably backwards compatibility, since the 80 has it and the 40 doesn't), a more apt analogy would be repainted more expensive Botcon convention exclusives without the accessories included.
     
  12. soundwaveCA

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    Wow what a rip, and kinda ugly to boot, black one looks better anyway if you ask me.
     
  13. Gnaw

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    The colour is insane. Will they be releasing this colour eventually at mass retail? If not, you could own one hella rare PS3.
     
  14. Chrono Grimlock

    Chrono Grimlock Perfect By Nature

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    It's funny; even though I posted a kind of defense to the price, I'll disgusted. I was finally going to break down and get this bundle and now they're gone and ruined it!
     
  15. *Deathblade

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    the 80 gig bundle will still be at gamestop
     
  16. Ramberk Magnus

    Ramberk Magnus Well-Known Member

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    I predict this thing will go for mad money in the after market.
     
  17. Primus

    Primus Beware, the modelers. Veteran

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    Agreed. I thought about trying to get one for that reason alone.
     

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