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Re: 5 Games that Define the Gamecube

Post by Gibberish Driftwood » Sat Sep 07, 2013 1:16 pm

Chibi Robo is so expensive, it usually goes for 50 Pounds on eBay.
I really wanna play it. :(
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Re: 5 Games that Define the Gamecube

Post by Antiriad2097 » Sun Sep 08, 2013 10:13 am

Its only a tenner more than a top tier new game. Think of it in terms of hours you'll play, its only a quid or so per hour. Not bad value really in the 'pints per pound' stake. £50 qould get you one, maybe two nights out, you'll play the game for more than that.
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Re: 5 Games that Define the Gamecube

Post by Gibberish Driftwood » Sun Sep 08, 2013 12:26 pm

Ok. Next time I go to eBay I might buy the game. :)
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Re: 5 Games that Define the Gamecube

Post by skodathegreat » Sun Sep 08, 2013 1:18 pm

Was having a look for this myself and stumbled upon this:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/offer-listin ... ition=used

Don't have the funds otherwise I might have bought it myself

Its the NTSC version, but the sellers says it comes with a boot disc. Saving a few quid if you don't mind that its not the PAL version?
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Re: 5 Games that Define the Gamecube

Post by pratty » Sun Sep 08, 2013 1:41 pm

When i bought my copy a couple of years ago there were a number German (or was it Swiss?) copies floating about on Ebay and Amzonon that were very reasonable at around £15-20, they had German packaging but played in English. I'd expect that price has gone up since then relative to the UK version, which really seems to have shot up. :shock: It wasn't cheap back then but blimey!

In the end I payed a bit more for a mint UK copy which seemed like a relatively good deal, just because I thought it would be easier to /tradesell on if I didn't like it, now that I know I like the game a cheaper German copy would have done me fine.

See if there's any of those German copies (or any other European copies that play in English) around, even if they're £30 now it's still better than £50!
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Re: 5 Games that Define the Gamecube

Post by Gibberish Driftwood » Sun Sep 08, 2013 6:49 pm

skodathegreat wrote:Was having a look for this myself and stumbled upon this:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/offer-listin ... ition=used

Don't have the funds otherwise I might have bought it myself

Its the NTSC version, but the sellers says it comes with a boot disc. Saving a few quid if you don't mind that its not the PAL version?
Thanks for the link. I might give it a go.
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Re: 5 Games that Define the Gamecube

Post by shiftytigger » Mon Sep 09, 2013 7:32 am

So my sealed uk one is worth holding onto then. Not bad for a fiver a few years ago.
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Re: 5 Games that Define the Gamecube

Post by nokgod » Mon Sep 09, 2013 1:38 pm

shiftytigger wrote:So my sealed uk one is worth holding onto then. Not bad for a fiver a few years ago.
Hold it tightly...don't ever let it go. :D
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Re: 5 Games that Define the Gamecube

Post by shiftytigger » Mon Sep 09, 2013 2:03 pm

Does mean I cant play it though. A cheaper second copy might help same as some of my other games. Luckily most of my other sealed GC games are cheap to buy used.
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Re: 5 Games that Define the Gamecube

Post by nokgod » Mon Sep 09, 2013 2:54 pm

shiftytigger wrote:Does mean I cant play it though. A cheaper second copy might help same as some of my other games. Luckily most of my other sealed GC games are cheap to buy used.
Ah, there's the rub. That game needs to be played. Go and buy it. Again. Now! .....or open your sealed one....... :wink:
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Re: 5 Games that Define the Gamecube

Post by shiftytigger » Mon Sep 09, 2013 6:49 pm

Still nothing could be more disappointing than Gotcha Force. Apart from maybe owning it , selling it then realising it wasnt that easy to get hold of. grr.
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Re: 5 Games that Define the Gamecube

Post by Megamixer » Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:10 pm

nokgod wrote:
shiftytigger wrote:Does mean I cant play it though. A cheaper second copy might help same as some of my other games. Luckily most of my other sealed GC games are cheap to buy used.
Ah, there's the rub. That game needs to be played. Go and buy it. Again. Now! .....or open your sealed one....... :wink:
Get that seal cracked :)

Chibi Robo is one GC game I've never had but one I do want to play quite a lot. They did a Wii 'New Play Control' remake but for some reason never released it over here with the others (Pikmin, Mario Power Tennis etc.) :roll:
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Re: 5 Games that Define the Gamecube

Post by Nautical Rudie » Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:10 am

Love the cube! Tons of great games but I would take define as meaning games that pushed the hardware and experience forward so I'd go for:
Star Wars Rogue leader
Zelda wind waker
Eternal Darkness
Smash Bros Melee
Viewtiful Joe
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