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View Poll Results: Do you have a PS3 and if so.....
Yes I have one, it's excellent 155 42.70%
Yes I have one but I'm disappointed 16 4.41%
No, they're too expensive right now 90 24.79%
No, I would not consider one 102 28.10%
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Old 22.09.2010, 13:16
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Re: [General discussion of] PS3

Have to say that was the impression I got from the Mafia II demo. Similar thing with Red Dead at the moment. I can feel it settling into that kind of routine a little...

Anybody playing Mod Nation Racers? That seems a good laugh, ala Mario Kart
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Re: [General discussion of] PS3

For people ordering stuff from amazon.co.uk or play.com, I suggest you try base.com. Their prices are usually similar to the other two, and they charge 1£ for shipping, but here's the kicker: they wave VAT when you order to Switzerland. I pre-ordered Medal of Honor for a friend and it was 34£ + 1£ shipping, instead of the 40£ list price on their site.

For example, a pre-order of Fifa 11, listed as 36,99£ on their site, ends up 32,57£ with shipping, that's 50CHF.

Does anyone know of any other sites that do this?
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Old 22.09.2010, 14:15
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Re: [General discussion of] PS3

Has anyone here tried the playstation move starter pack.... any good?

I have rarely if ever tried the Wii, but am curious about move and kinect (the xbox version launching later this year).

i was thinking about getting it for a laugh yesterday but i have a backlog of games to get through so I figured wait and see.
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Has anyone here tried the playstation move starter pack.... any good?

I have rarely if ever tried the Wii, but am curious about move and kinect (the xbox version launching later this year).

i was thinking about getting it for a laugh yesterday but i have a backlog of games to get through so I figured wait and see.

I am tempted to try it, but i have a feeling it will be like the wii........as in fun for the first few hours then just lame.

Let me know if you do get it.

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Old 23.09.2010, 14:22
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Re: [General discussion of] PS3

Just got my BETA Access code for AC 2.5 (brotherhood) from play.com by email today.

Registered with Ubisoft, imputted the code.

Now just the long wait till 4th October for the PSN code.

Then........killing time!!!!!!!


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Old 24.09.2010, 14:14
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For people ordering stuff from amazon.co.uk or play.com, I suggest you try base.com. Their prices are usually similar to the other two, and they charge 1£ for shipping, but here's the kicker: they wave VAT when you order to Switzerland. I pre-ordered Medal of Honor for a friend and it was 34£ + 1£ shipping, instead of the 40£ list price on their site.

For example, a pre-order of Fifa 11, listed as 36,99£ on their site, ends up 32,57£ with shipping, that's 50CHF.

Does anyone know of any other sites that do this?
? I tried to order something from this base.com but it doesn't work out like this.
The item is 21.45 euro, to this it adds 7.6% VAT (1.63 euro) and shipping (1.30 euro) to arrive at 24.38 euro . It did not substract the 17% british VAT ?
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Old 24.09.2010, 14:17
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? I tried to order something from this base.com but it doesn't work out like this.
The item is 21.45 euro, to this it adds 7.6% VAT (1.63 euro) and shipping (1.30 euro) to arrive at 24.38 euro . It did not substract the 17% british VAT ?
That's weird. Try doing it in pounds and setting the mailing address to a Swiss one.

Edit: I just checked it with another item besides a game (a CD) and it gave me a 7.6% tax rate. I tried it with two games and it gave me a 0% tax rate. I guess it depends on the item.
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Old 24.09.2010, 14:23
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Re: [General discussion of] PS3

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Re: [General discussion of] PS3

So apparently, the VAT they charge depends on where and to they send the games from. For newer games, that they send from the UK to CH, they wave the tax. For other (probably older) items, they send them directly from their Swiss warehouse and add the 7.6% tax.

So yeah, clarification on base.com, cheaper for newer games and pre-orders, but it's best to check on a case by case basis. Thanks BasP72.
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Old 28.09.2010, 14:29
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Re: [General discussion of] PS3

Quite a few bargins to be had on play.com at the moment.

Just ordered Batman, Drake's 1 & 2, Tiger Woods 10 all for 20euro each.

They have reduced the Heavy Rain price as well, so i got that also.


Even ACII is 20euro!!!


Bargins galore!!!


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EDIT: i was tempted to get Prototype but changed my mind las min
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Re: [General discussion of] PS3

I have the PS3 move.
If you have a Wii or played on one, you just forget that thing :P
Move is way more fun.
But crap games like RE5 is not worth of playing BUT Heavy Rain with move suporte is just mind blowing.
Sport Champions also really cool.
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Old 04.10.2010, 10:36
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Just got my BETA Access code for AC 2.5 (brotherhood) from play.com by email today.

Registered with Ubisoft, imputted the code.

Now just the long wait till 4th October for the PSN code.

Then........killing time!!!!!!!


cheers
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Finaly the 4th has arrived!!!

Currently refeshing my email OCD style for the damn redeem code!

Anyone else beta testing AC Brotherhood??

cheers
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Old 04.10.2010, 16:09
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Re: [General discussion of] PS3

So, I looked online and found Fifa11 for almost 100 CHFs here. Is it available any cheaper or shall I get it from abroad?

If I order it from amazon.de, will I have to pay customs or not? And most importantly, will it be in English or German?

Thanks
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So, I looked online and found Fifa11 for almost 100 CHFs here. Is it available any cheaper or shall I get it from abroad?

If I order it from amazon.de, will I have to pay customs or not? And most importantly, will it be in English or German?

Thanks
I just got my copy from base.com. Paid 32 pounds (51 francs after exchange) with shipping (on their site it says 37 pounds, but they wave VAT if they ship to Switzerland). The real price was on the package, no customs. Amazon.co.uk actually waves VAT too on Fifa 11, I've discovered, but their shipping prices are too high to Switzerland, comparably. It would cost 32£ at base.com and 35£ at Amazon in total.

Either way, it would be about half of what you'd pay in Switzerland.

Swiss prices are what they are: http://www.toppreise.ch/prod_200563.html

Some site called Storyworld site has it for 72 CHF, you might want to give them a try if you want to keep it local, but I've never heard of them. 72 CHF is about as good as it gets in Switzerland for a new game. I want to shed a tear whenever friends of mine come back from Mediamarkt boasting that they only paid 89 francs, thinking they got a bargain.
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Just placed my order! Thanks

How long does it take to arrive?
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Old 04.10.2010, 16:47
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Re: [General discussion of] PS3

i got my copy of fifa11 from amazon.de ordered 24.9., delivered 1.10.
price was 47euros

whats all your nicks? lets play online?
mine is flowster23, happy adding!!!
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Re: [General discussion of] PS3

Glad to help. They shipped mine last Wednesday the 29th and I got it today, so around 4 business days from shipping date. You should have it Friday, though I would hope for Monday, for the sake of your weekend being spent outdoors.

Anybody here playing FIFA 11 already? I'll play a few matches online tonight. PSN is Russkovich.

Edit: Flow, you're on! Oh, and any particuarly beautiful goals (or particularly shameful for the one taking them, depends on your perspective) WILL be uploaded to easports.com for the world to see.
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Just placed my order! Thanks

How long does it take to arrive?

2-5 days i say....
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Glad to help. They shipped mine last Wednesday the 29th and I got it today, so around 4 business days from shipping date. You should have it Friday, though I would hope for Monday, for the sake of your weekend being spent outdoors.

Anybody here playing FIFA 11 already? I'll play a few matches online tonight. PSN is Russkovich.

you want some




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Re: [General discussion of] PS3

Finally got my code for ACB yesterday.

I must say that its not easy.

As you earn experiance points you unlock different moves and skills, but you start with none which means you are easy pickings.

Need to play it more before i can give full feedback.

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p.s. play.com has Fifa 11 for EURO 53.49 (including delivery)
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