Gamestop.com now selling games for 3DS eshop titles

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The title says it all. I tried the uk version and these titles are not available there. This is gamestop.com only so far.

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http://videogamewrit...p-titles-41919/
http://www.gamestop....s?nav=1318a-1a2
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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
 

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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"
 

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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.

but if you get a voucher or points you can get it for free/cheap..-er.

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.
 

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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"
Technically it is game content, and you download it.
 

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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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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"
Technically it is game content, and you download it.

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.
 

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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

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

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

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

S'pose so. Never thought of that.

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

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