$250 - $170 = $80... are 20 free eShop games the equivalent of $80?

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User Info: Charftino

Charftino
5 years ago#1
I think so right? Plus if they're free, we won't have to pay the usual sales tax either. Sounds like a fair deal to me.
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User Info: Clickage

Clickage
5 years ago#2
People are just mad for the sake of being mad. That's like 100$+ worth of games.
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User Info: SoaringDive

SoaringDive
5 years ago#3
Some guy went and compared the new prices for the 10 games on ebay or amazon and they were, like, $250. For just those 10.
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User Info: vgfanboy

vgfanboy
5 years ago#4
Who knows? Maybe people know in the countless similar threads like this one:
http://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/997614-3ds/59863107

User Info: IlikeBacon16

IlikeBacon16
5 years ago#5
They would be worth more actually. Since NES games are 5. So that is $50. and then GBC games are $6, so GBA games would cost at least $8.

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User Info: Clickage

Clickage
5 years ago#6
SoaringDive posted...
Some guy went and compared the new prices for the 10 games on ebay or amazon and they were, like, $250. For just those 10.

"I get enough games to match the price of the system I bought TWICE? WHAT THE F#^#% NINTENDO!!"
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User Info: RPG_THEORlST

RPG_THEORlST
5 years ago#7

From: SoaringDive | #003
Some guy went and compared the new prices for the 10 games on ebay or amazon and they were, like, $250. For just those 10.


New collector's items, with a case, book and physical copy of the game = digitalized distillation of a game? MMkay.

User Info: cheeseyrox2

cheeseyrox2
5 years ago#8
Let's assume the value of NES games being $5.

10*5=$50 worth of NES games.

Let's assume the value of GBA titles as $8.

10*8=$80 worth of GBA games.

$50+$80 = $130.

It'll definitely cost more than $80 to pay for those 20 games (using expected VC rates)
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User Info: MageofBlood391

MageofBlood391
5 years ago#9

From: SoaringDive | #003
Some guy went and compared the new prices for the 10 games on ebay or amazon and they were, like, $250. For just those 10.


That's also including the fact that they're new versions of very old games. An unopened box with a cartridge from 1986 is obviously going to be more expensive than an image of a game.

Having said that, you'll probably save money overall as an Ambassador assuming that you would buy every single game in the program anyway (and that itself is assuming that the GBA games are even released to the public).
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User Info: Second_Chances

Second_Chances
5 years ago#10
GBA isnít free and since each NES game is 5 on the Wii you still love a good 30
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