The local version has made losses every year since at-least 2007. I bet it was the free Yoshi toys.
The 19th of June will be the final meeting. Either the store will remain open or a bye bye sale will be called.
The really sad thing is if they have a bye bye sale they will have nothing I want. As they weren't getting any new stock so limited stuff. The only games I can think of that I want are kirby wii games. They had 1 of the 2. But I'm sure I could get it from the UK for cheap if I really looked enough.
List of things before buying more games 1. new laptop as this one is starting to annoy me more then normal. 2. new cell phone. I want something that isn't a iphone now. (only had it a bit year now lol.) I need to go see what decent androids are around. Something that gets a better signal and drops out less. I doubt iPhone 5 will be a game changer. I have all the apps I want and it will remain a ipod touch thing.
Roof is in there somewhere too lol.
The phone I have been looking at and wondering about is $747 Samsung Galaxy S III. CPU and that seems good but not sure about the antenna and that. Seems it handles speeds 4x faster then the iphone 4 so maybe that will mean less of a drop in coverage in places due to it being a stronger receiver or something. I don't know phones either lol.
From what I saw it didn't seem like the GalaxyS III was gonna be much different from the GalaxyS II, except for the quad core processor. You may be better off getting the GalaxyS II to save yourself some money, but I could be wrong. I would think they're still going to upgrade the S II to Ice Cream Sandwich, but if not then that would be another difference between the two. Then again I don't know if the full specs we're released yet on the S III so I could be completely wrong lol.
Post by penguincat on Jun 14, 2012 16:18:59 GMT -5
Well you pretty much are correct. SGIII has a bigger battery sgII is 1,650 . sgIII is 2,100, quad core at 1.4ghz and the screen is better 1280x 720 and ICS. The rest I read seemed the exact same.
I was looking at prices sg II is $448 sg III is $747. $299 different. Would rather the larger battery.
Most iPhone 4S users seem to be jumping to the sgIII. I'll guess I'll see if anyone jumped from from the II to the III and what they think if it was worth it or if II is still good enough.
I don't really want to buy a phone only to rage it at like I do with my iPhone. Which for some reason dislikes ~50'f temps. Last year it would complain from couldn't find network to the sim was damaged or removed. Today where I normally get 5bars I get 1. So yeah if I was on the old provider quite sure the messages would have no doubt appeared.
Last Edit: Jun 14, 2012 16:53:00 GMT -5 by penguincat
Ah ok, yeah I didn't think there was a ton of differences. I'm sure the SGIII will be real nice, especially with the faster processor. If you don't mind spending the extra money then it might be worth jumping to the SIII. I picked up the Galaxy Note when it came out and I like it a lot, especially the large screen size. I know the Note is pretty much the same specs as the SII except for the larger screen.
Post by penguincat on Jun 14, 2012 21:34:48 GMT -5
I didn't mind the galaxy note Id rather a bigger screen as I am getting annoyed at how many attempts it takes me to tap a link with the iphone. When you only get 400MB per month it isn't fun opening the wrong pages over and over lol
Post by penguincat on Jun 14, 2012 23:32:07 GMT -5
Why did I do that for. I saw up to 60% off games so I thought I'll get a few cheapies. Tried to order a few times but the cart kept being deleted. I then got it to work put in CC details. waiting for..... in waterfox. So I decided to tab out for a bit (was over a minute before I did tab out) tab said connecting. I thought hmm strange. Went back laptop decided to click a link by itself. Now I have been charged with no order number or anything given. So I believe I have to do a charge back. Which I have never done before.
Post by penguincat on Jun 17, 2012 22:12:38 GMT -5
I received a email this morning.
We received the payment but the order didn't come through correctly due to the massive amount of customer traffic online when the sale started which caused huge technical errors online. The good news is that the tech team has fixed the order and we should be able to process it now, if for any reason the order cannot be processed due to insufficient stock I will notify you direct.
Thankyou for your patience in this matter.
Order now shows up in my account.
Still may not get it though. Stock was low when I ordered it when I went and looked a hour later some games where no longer listed.
Golden Sun: Dark Dawn DS Puzzle Bobble Universe 3DS Asphalt 3D 3DS Guitar Hero: Decades (Bundle) DS
Checked then and all except for Puzzle bobble universe is gone.
Well they are out of here. 16 out of the 31 remaining stores close today. The other 15 will close over the next few weeks.
As a bye bye I went and bought some more games. Next to nothing left.
Fragile Dreams: Farewell Ruins of the Moon WII (thought it seemed fitting ) Pikmin WII (never played it before) Final Fantasy Echoes of Time DS (it can go with the other FF game I bought for ds and never played) Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter WII (again seemed fitting ) All for 39$
This order went through fine. I did lose the shopping basket again I think they get dumped on the hour as it was 3pm when it happened.
Golden Sun: Dark Dawn DS Puzzle Bobble Universe 3DS Asphalt 3D 3DS had a $70 price sticker on it lol Guitar Hero: Decades (Bundle) DS Not sure why its listed as a bundle I got the game not thing to play it with though. Which is what I thought bundle meant.
Quite happy. As I have a few more 3ds games to play.
Post by penguincat on Jun 25, 2012 21:36:20 GMT -5
I just checked my last order is now marked as packed which means I should be getting it tomorrow. I should also get the laptop tomorrow unless its delayed for some reason since it wasn't shipped until late Monday may not get it until Thursday.
Final Fantasy Echoes of Time DS is actually pretty fun. It isn't turn based has 4 characters magic and other goodie things. Very happy that I bought it.
Ok the store is pretty much dead now. They are having 10$ or less instore sales. Last I looked my local store was still open. So maybe worth going for a look. Not sure what there instore to online games where like eg. Online only had what instore had stores had more etc. But kirby's epic yarn was the only thing that the website had that I wanted. But yeah I'm down to pretty much only wanting kirby games. Nothing else that interests me. Maybe controllers cables that sort of stuff.
Puzzle games - Happy with what I have. Adventure/rpg games - I have a heap that I haven't started. Platforming - could do with some kirby games. Racing - I have enough of. I generally stink at them as I never brake. lol