Gamestop.com now selling games for 3DS eshop titles

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  1. lostdwarf
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  2. Qtis

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    Odd that they don't sell Nintendo credit cards (or whatever the pre-payed, code based things are called). But this all comes down to what is for offer, since most people want to see the whole scale of games for sale. At least I do :P
     
  3. BrightNeko

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    Hopefully dillon gets added soon, then I can use a coupon :)
     
  4. Thesolcity

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    Yea I saw this in the store last week, actual box for it and everything.
     
  5. ChaosBoi

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    Does anyone know if this will contribute towards getting Club Nintendo coins? If not, I'd rather just buy it straight from the eshop instead.
     
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    but if you get a voucher or points you can get it for free/cheap..-er.
     
  7. Giggtysword344

    Giggtysword344 I want some Scum Nyums

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    This seems a bit odd to me, but it cant be too bad if they get the right selections of games.
     
  8. frogboy

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    It's funny how Gamestop lists Pushmo and SML2 as DLC for their top-selling 3DS games. :P
     
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  9. Hyro-Sama

    Hyro-Sama I'm from the fucking future.

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    Is Nintendo going to marry GameStop? They seem to be dating a lot.
     
  10. RupeeClock

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    They need to remove the word DLC from the item names because it's incorrect.
    DLC, downloadable content might be a valid description for downloadable titles, but it is almost always used to describe add-on content for games, not the entire title.

    Just say "Pushmo Download Voucher"
     
  11. ChaosBoi

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    Maybe, but for things that only cost $2.00 - $9.00 on average isn't that bad. I'd rather earn coins from buying what is already essentially cheap to use on Nintendo rewards and whatnot.
     
  12. Janthran

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    Technically it is game content, and you download it.
     
  13. yuyuyup

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    It's a pretty good idea if you don't wanna spend $20 on an e-shop card and you also don't want to use a credit card to purchase points. Hope it expands to all e-shop titles, there is also potential for sales, promos, etc.
     
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    [​IMG]Hopefully dillon gets added soon, then I can use a coupon.
     
  15. ChaosBoi

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    You just use debit card if you don't want to add your credit.
     
  16. RupeeClock

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    Duh, I even said it was a technically valid description.
    But EVERYONE associates DLC with add-on content, most people at a glance would think Gamestop were selling DLC for the titles available on the eShop.
     
  17. GreatZimkogway

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    Only...they do? I see them all the time at Gamestop, I've boughten one too.
     
  18. Hells Malice

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    I noticed at EBgames today when I went, they had physical copies of DLC up for various games on different consoles...it was odd.
    I'd never really seen DLC sold like that outside of very rare circumstances like RDR.

    I guess it's nice for people without an internet connection to connect to...but frankly I don't think that's common enough to actually warrant selling physical copies of DLC and downloadable games, especially for a handheld.
     
  19. brandonspikes

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    It works well if you're gifting somebody DLC, as cheap as that may seem.
     
  20. Hells Malice

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    S'pose so. Never thought of that.

    I guess it also helps advertise the content more as well.