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Submitted by NewJersian 1038d ago | opinion piece

A Look Back: Preorders

Being able to go into a store on a major game or system launch day and buying it is becoming a thing of the past. Preorder it to make sure you have it. (GameCube, Nintendo, Retro, Wii, Wii U)

YoureINMYWay85  +   1038d ago
Its so true! You dont need to pre order anything anymore!
NewJersian  +   1038d ago
Wish the stores would go back to enticing you to preorder with physical material rather than DLC. I guess I'm old fashioned in that regard.
DK286K   1038d ago | Spam
jagiii  +   1038d ago
With the big game console launches like PS4 there will be consoles in short supply and they often cut preorders at a certain point.
MASTER_RAIDEN  +   1038d ago
I just think.......preorders work for the people who make them. sometimes you just need to make sure you have every dime down on something you want so you can get your hands on it the moment its out there. its got nothing to do with how many will be sitting in the store a few days later.
creHEARTive  +   1038d ago
very good article.
tweet75  +   1038d ago
What i really miss is in the nes games days and going into a store not even knowing whats new now that was an adventure
N4g_null  +   1038d ago
Or the arcades! You didn't have some guy telling you what you like.
NewJersian  +   1037d ago
still remember going to the arcade to play the Simpsons or X-men or Ninja Turtles. Would get some Mcdonald's and if I was good while my mom went shopping, I could play in the arcade. Loved those times.
NewJersian  +   1037d ago
I miss going to the store and flipping the page over to see what was on the back of the box and decide if I wanted the game that way. I mean you can still see the back of the box but I guess it was a different time then.

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