Anyone else excited about the Gameboy Player peripheral coming out this week?

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  1. Jason_H

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    I guess I'm really looking forward to playing my Castlevania titles and Metroid Fusion on the big screen. Too bad they didn't bother to sell the different colors for the various colors of Gamecube, but this is a very minor quibble.
     
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    I am excited as hell about this, as I will finally be able to finish Circle of the Moon since I can see it now!
    As for the lack of colors, I already have a black system, so I dont care either way. But the one color thing will help stores in the end, and the black will at least go fine with all the different color systems out there. Just be glad Spice isnt the only color for the player. Orange and Platinum just doesnt sound too good to me.
     
  3. GlenHaag

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    I'm really excited about this. I can't wait to get back into Castlevania and Advance Wars on the big screen.

    [​IMG]

    Glen
     
  4. DonRoeber

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    Looking forward to this as well. I'm actually pretty dissapointed about the color thing; I really wanted an indigo one to go with my existing indigo cube. I'm debating holding off getting the player, hoping that they'll bring the other colors over to the US (they're already avaialble in japan).
     
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    I'm relatively excited, but I'd probably get a GBA SP first.
     
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    Of course Nintendo will eventually release the GB Player in all the different US colors (he says confidently despite the Wavebird's availability only in grey), but it probably won't be for several months. Why does the US consistently get the color shaft? Isn't the US market potentially (if not actually, I don't know) much more lucrative than the Japanese? My GameCube is black, so I'm fine with it, but if I had a platinum GC, I wouldn't buy a black one and later a platinum, if that's what Nintendo is hoping.
     
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    I had to squint my eyes when I saw the price tag, I'm picking this up asap.
     
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    When is the actual release date? EBGames lists today (6/23), but I didn't see it listed at all in Best Buy's or Circuit City's flyers this week. Is it safe to assume that there are no deals on the GBP this week?
     
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    I didn't see any deals for it.

    Target and CC had it in their ads, just didn't have it for any price other than the MSRP.

    I'm not sure, but we may be able to use the BB Gamer Gift cards on this. I thought they could be used on accessories as well, but I may be wrong.

    Glen
     
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    Hmm... looks like we could see Best Buy Coupons for 10% off a single item this week. I might just have to wait until Friday to pick this bad boy up if that is the case.

    Glen
     
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    Nope, I'm going to hold off until there is a platinum one available. I have a platinum cube, GBA SP and Wavebird, there is no way I'm going to stick a black player under it now just for them to release a platinum one a few months later.
     
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    Dean,

    It'll cost you, but you can buy the Platinum one from Lik-sang.com and then buy the GB Player disk for the US region directly from Nintendo.

    Just letting you know.

    Glen
     
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    How much does Nintendo charge for the disk? I'm tempted to do that to get an indigo player.
     
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    $15.00 according to their online store.

    I've got a Black Gamecube, so I'm going to just get the one that matches mine this week. [​IMG]

    Glen
     
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    The disc is $15

    As for me, I was a little disappointed when I heard that it would only be released in black, as my cube is indigo. Then, I saw the indigo GC/black GBP pics, and it doesn't look too bad. Not bad enough for me to wait months or buy one now and another later, that is.
     
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    Anybody have a hands-on review yet? Mine won't come in from ebgames.com until later in the week.
     
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