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Old 20th November 2009, 12:15 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Firebrand View Post
I was at EB games today and I pointed out the prices to my Girlfriend for both Borderlands and the 'Coming Soon' Title of Left 4 Dead 2. I paid $43 and $37 dollars repectively. They were asking for $90-something and $104, respectively.
I sometimes feel a little guilty seeing people pick up and buy games at EB which I know are priced 50% or even less when purchased digitally. Of particular note was when the half price orange box sales have been on steam and EB were still flogging it for 2-3 times the regular steam price.

I placate myself by reasoning they don't have the download allowance, proceed to point out quietly to Opti what I paid for it, both laugh, leave empty handed and then come home and play said games with a sly smile.
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