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Brownghost  +   1576d ago
Then dont buy it lol. No ones forcing u and a metal or cust case is not something I brag about plus I never spend the extra $20-$90 for collectors case. If ur a big fan than buy it if not save the money and stick to the regular
SilentNegotiator  +   1576d ago
Don't let yourself get ripped off for $10-90 "worth" of cut content, toys, and "steel" cases.

It's not worth it.
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WhiteLightning  +   1576d ago
You do realise the whole point of a Collectors Edition is about the Collectors item you get with it.....not the DLC.

CE shouldn't include two things

Making of DVDs which should already be on the disc to begin with like ND do with Uncharted. I mean people who maon of for Making of DVDs in CE would LOVE to pay for something which should be free and would end up on Youtube in like a week

and then you have

OST.....again they will be on Youtube in like a week.

Them two are the worst two things about CE, the third worst thing which isn't as bad is actually pointless DLC but when a game like Batman Arkham City has all this DLC Skin crap going on then the CE should include EVERY SINGLE DLC out there, it's only fair since we are paying more for it.

The fact is why do people moan on about CE....don't buy them if you think there a ripp off your just spoiling it for the people who do like to buy them. I'm a collector if I see a good CE I would buy it, I'm actually gutted that I've missed out on the Metal Gear Solid HD Ultimite Collection from Zavvi.

The problem with CE now is that they're starting to go into another trend which is character statues. Some are good quality like Epic's Marcus Fenix statue while some look funny like Uncharted 3's Nathan Drake statue (admit it, because of the face it dosen't look like Drake)

The Gears of War 3 Epic Edition, Halo Reaches Legendary edition, AC Brotherhood Codex edition and the Fallout 3 CE for example are what Collectors editions should be all about.
Vaud-Villian  +   1575d ago
Sounds like you either need to do research on your purchases or get a good printer and print a PDF of the cover art (they aren't hard to find) and slip it into a purchased case. You can get Xbox or ps3 cases pretty cheap. Personally I love steel books. Plus some cover art is masterfully minimalist like splinter cell or ME. Standard retail cases can be so cluttered.
kramun  +   1575d ago
Getting the CE editions can actually save you money in the long term, think of it as an investment. There are plenty of games I've bought CE editions of and have sold the collectors items on ebay minus the actual game and made a profit months later.

Aside from that, you should see what you are buying before you buy it. You only have yourself to blame if you are disappointed, you are the customer, it's your own fault if you feel you have got screwed because you didn't use your head. Like Vaud-Villian says, you need to do your research.
ljh217  +   1575d ago
I actually agree with The Matrix here. This is why I will usually only buy the collectors edition if it has some sort of extra in-game content, for a fraction more of the original price.

Whether this is multiplayer skins, an extra level or something similar I find that having in-game content is a better deal than having an artbook.

The only CE I've bought in the past year was Dark Souls, and that is because it was a free upgrade. I really wish more publisher/developers would offer similar deals "Preorder and get the CE for no extra charge".

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