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    Default Dead Space: Ultra Limited Edition (Only 1,000 Made!)

    http://eastore.ea.com/DRHM/servlet/C...ctID=106790800

    The Dead Space Ultra Limited Edition comes with:

    * The Dead Space game
    * Special Ultra Limited Edition packaging
    * Dead Space Downfall Animated Movie (DVD)
    * Bonus content DVD
    * Exclusive custom lithograph art illustrated and signed by Ben Templesmith
    * 97-pg Dead Space art book written and illustrated by the development team
    * 160-pg Graphic novel
    * Ishimura crew patch

    It costs $150 and only 1,000 are being made. How expensive do you suppose this will be in the future? How many sealed copies will there be, if any? Discuss.
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    Hopefully it will go the way of Halo 3: Legendary and GTA 4: SE so I can get it for uber cheap

    Quote Originally Posted by Slate View Post
    http://eastore.ea.com/DRHM/servlet/C...ctID=106790800

    The Dead Space Ultra Limited Edition comes with:

    * The Dead Space game
    * Special Ultra Limited Edition packaging
    * Dead Space Downfall Animated Movie (DVD)
    * Bonus content DVD
    * Exclusive custom lithograph art illustrated and signed by Ben Templesmith
    * 97-pg Dead Space art book written and illustrated by the development team
    * 160-pg Graphic novel
    * Ishimura crew patch

    It costs $150. How expensive do you suppose this will be in the future? How many sealed copies will there be, if any? Discuss.

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    Meh.... comes with a few cool items i guess but it just doesnt have the branding behind it to really sell. I'm guessing the price on this will tank well under the retail $150 for awhile before eventually becoming collectible. I wouldn't buy this looking for a good return unless i was willing to sit on it for at least a decade probably more like 2.
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    Default hmmm...

    The included movie seems to be getting decent reviews, but I think it is also coming out on Blu-Ray which is a deal killer for this set, since it seems to pack a standard DVD.

    Also I want the PC version which seems to be coming out a week or two later...

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    I just hate that wording "Ultra Limited Edition"....*shivers*. It doesn't instill much confidence, as it has to be "ultra" and "limited"
    at the same time.

    They just as easily could have called it "Definitive", though I don't think they have much confidence that it is.

    I agree with the DVD pack-in, i'll get the Blu-Ray "if any" myself. Not sure I even want this game yet, though it does look decent and funky/spooky from the vids.

    They are touting "limited ammo" as the games tactic to keep the frights up, but Bioshock did that as well and there was tons of ammo in it and so far i've seen the guy blasting the hell outta everything with tons of guns.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slate View Post
    http://eastore.ea.com/DRHM/servlet/C...ctID=106790800

    The Dead Space Ultra Limited Edition comes with:

    * The Dead Space game
    * Special Ultra Limited Edition packaging
    * Dead Space Downfall Animated Movie (DVD)
    * Bonus content DVD
    * Exclusive custom lithograph art illustrated and signed by Ben Templesmith
    * 97-pg Dead Space art book written and illustrated by the development team
    * 160-pg Graphic novel
    * Ishimura crew patch

    It costs $150 and only 1,000 are being made. How expensive do you suppose this will be in the future? How many sealed copies will there be, if any? Discuss.
    You should probably check out the discussion over the last two weeks at Cheapassgamer.com. Several people pre-ordered and then cancelled when the lame packaging was revealed. Almost everything in the set is available separately at retail so unless you collect lithographs or generic looking boxes, you probably should save your money, limited or not.

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    I'd pick this up for PS3 if:

    a) It was available on PS3
    b) The included movie was on BluRay


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    finally a limited edition worthy of the title.

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    There is nothing in the extra content that screams 100 bucks actually 160.44 for me at checkout. Don't they know that this is a recession. Maybe 250 print run but 1000 and the fact that you can still preorder speaks volumes. Turd alert.
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    Provided it's in some kind of limited edition packaging that makes it clear that it's not just a bunch of parts being sold as a bundle, and if there are truly only 1000 of these packages made... these things ALWAYS appreciate in value, despite what anyone else in this thread thinks.

    Now if it's one of those Disgaea 3 deals where all you're getting are a bunch of parts compiled into one shipment as opposed to a single limited edition package... well then it's only worth the sum of it's parts.

    Don't compare the HALO 3 helmet edition to something that's only had 1000 made. I saw 1000 HALO 3 helmet editions in a single store, I think

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    Quote Originally Posted by digitalpress View Post
    Provided it's in some kind of limited edition packaging that makes it clear that it's not just a bunch of parts being sold as a bundle, and if there are truly only 1000 of these packages made... these things ALWAYS appreciate in value, despite what anyone else in this thread thinks.

    Now if it's one of those Disgaea 3 deals where all you're getting are a bunch of parts compiled into one shipment as opposed to a single limited edition package... well then it's only worth the sum of it's parts.

    Don't compare the HALO 3 helmet edition to something that's only had 1000 made. I saw 1000 HALO 3 helmet editions in a single store, I think
    Ok, but if you spend some time on the page and look at the box, it couldn't be more generic. It literally doesn't even have the name of the game or the console it's for on the box, just a generic version of the cover art. In my opinion, it's just like those Rosenqueen bundles which are also usually limited to a thousand or maybe 2,500 in some cases. It's just a bundle of junk packed in a generic box. Just because something is limited doesn't mean it will become more valuable or in demand, especially when it's already $170 with shipping and tax here in California.

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    It going to hit hard on your wallets...

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    The way I see it is that it doesn't have the brand recognition to comand $150. Although it does have a lot of extras--NO game is ever worth $150 upon initial release, atleast not until 2012 when it becomes the norm due to inflation. My advice would be to wait on this to drop in price just like every single other limited edition drops in price. Next year you'll be able to pick this up for $50-70 still sealed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The 1 2 P View Post
    The way I see it is that it doesn't have the brand recognition to comand $150. Although it does have a lot of extras--NO game is ever worth $150 upon initial release, atleast not until 2012 when it becomes the norm due to inflation. My advice would be to wait on this to drop in price just like every single other limited edition drops in price. Next year you'll be able to pick this up for $50-70 still sealed.
    Again...

    A TRULY limited edition like this of a meager 1000 copies ISN'T going to drop in price. There will be 1000 people who buy it, and they won't give it up, and then 1000 more people will want it and will pay more for it later. Eventually, a mere 10,000 people will want it. Please trust me on this. I don't care if you buy it or not, but the history of economics of truly limited editions simply proves this is "worth it".

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    Quote Originally Posted by digitalpress View Post
    Again...

    A TRULY limited edition like this of a meager 1000 copies ISN'T going to drop in price. There will be 1000 people who buy it, and they won't give it up, and then 1000 more people will want it and will pay more for it later. Eventually, a mere 10,000 people will want it. Please trust me on this. I don't care if you buy it or not, but the history of economics of truly limited editions simply proves this is "worth it".
    Yeah I guess i'm thinking too much in terms of what limited editions should be as opposed to that this is actually truly limited.

    Gotta admit you almost got me wanting to buy this now *checks wallet*, nevermind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by digitalpress View Post
    Provided it's in some kind of limited edition packaging that makes it clear that it's not just a bunch of parts being sold as a bundle, and if there are truly only 1000 of these packages made... these things ALWAYS appreciate in value, despite what anyone else in this thread thinks.

    Now if it's one of those Disgaea 3 deals where all you're getting are a bunch of parts compiled into one shipment as opposed to a single limited edition package... well then it's only worth the sum of it's parts.

    Don't compare the HALO 3 helmet edition to something that's only had 1000 made. I saw 1000 HALO 3 helmet editions in a single store, I think
    I think its a bunch of parts compiled into one shipment. Take a look at the other pic and you see that the game comes in the standard packaging.

    http://eastore.ea.com/DRHM/servlet/C...ctID=106790800

    Also, I've seen the art book at several Gamestops already with a sticker on it marked for display only.

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    Quote Originally Posted by esquire View Post
    I think its a bunch of parts compiled into one shipment. Take a look at the other pic and you see that the game comes in the standard packaging.

    http://eastore.ea.com/DRHM/servlet/C...ctID=106790800

    Also, I've seen the art book at several Gamestops already with a sticker on it marked for display only.
    yeah I seen that artbook with 0.00 on the counter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by esquire View Post
    I think its a bunch of parts compiled into one shipment. Take a look at the other pic and you see that the game comes in the standard packaging.
    Under features they list

    "Special Ultra Limited Edition packaging"

    I don't think this is just gonna be a box full of items. And yes, just about everything but the lithograph will be available elsewhere. So what? It's an official release of a game that may really take off, limited to 1000 pieces, and comes in a special box. And it's Survival Horror no less!

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    I don't see how the ultra limited edition is worth $150.



    The collection above tells me it is worth less than $100.

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    It's the Ultra-Limited-Oh-My-God-This-Game-Went-Sooooo-Far-Over-Budget Edition.

    Specially priced to get an extra $150,000 from your fans. Not to mention, a quick way to get a thousand extra names and addresses to sell to direct marketers under the "Ultra loyal with disposable income" flag. I'd read EA's privacy policy closely before ordering.

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