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Old 11-09-2012, 02:46 PM   #1
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GAME lied to me...

They said there are no preorder codes for the game when I collected it instore, even though it was advertised on their website.

This is an outrage!

This is rubbish, because I just could have bought it cheaper online, I only went to them because they said they had bonuses. (And yes I collected it on the 1st day it was out really early!)
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Old 11-09-2012, 02:50 PM   #2
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They lied to me about my game being on release day, so Im never shopping from them again, they can go bankrupt again for all i care.
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Old 11-09-2012, 02:51 PM   #3
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Yeah, next time I am going somewhere else!
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Old 11-09-2012, 02:56 PM   #4
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I don't know where you got yours but when I picked mine up at Game Stop, my ticket had 7 or 8 codes on it to use.
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Old 11-09-2012, 02:58 PM   #5
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Yeah it was from GAME, the UK branch of Gamestop.
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Old 11-09-2012, 02:59 PM   #6
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It does happen.

My code for Johnson for ODST wasn't in stock, so I had to go back the next week and pick it up.

Just call the store and ask if they will be getting anymore back in?
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Old 11-09-2012, 03:02 PM   #7
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Yeah, they didn't say it wasn't in stock, they just flat out denied it existed, which is what makes me think the staff are hording the codes.
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Old 11-09-2012, 03:13 PM   #8
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Yeah, they didn't say it wasn't in stock, they just flat out denied it existed, which is what makes me think the staff are hording the codes.
Take a print out of the ad into the store, and ask them where the codes are.
If all else fails, email or call their main office and ask them why you have no codes.

Have heard of staff keeping 1 or 2 codes to themselves, however I highly doubt they are keeping all codes for themselves.
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Old 11-09-2012, 03:25 PM   #9
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I picked mine up in store(GAME Trafford Centre),and i got the codes,although i was at the midnight opening
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Old 11-09-2012, 06:06 PM   #10
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They said there are no preorder codes for the game when I collected it instore, even though it was advertised on their website.
Chances are that they gave all the codes away at midnight launch.
I work at game and we only had around 6codes left the next day which we opened at 8am but only the people that pre ordered the game got the remaining codes
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Old 11-09-2012, 06:24 PM   #11
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I was quite pissed off too at not getting any codes that I knew GAME were giving out. Turns out it was my own faux pas...

They were offering out a sheet of paper that had 'Specialisations' on the front of it. I was getting the LE so turned my nose up at it. Turns out there are three codes on the back of this... The top being the Arctic BR the second being the Oceanic armour set (looks like Big Daddy its awesome) and the final code being for said specialisations.

If you can get your hands on this then youll have your codes. I went back the next day and they gave me two so just ask. Hope that clears things up for people that went to GAME
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Old 11-09-2012, 07:43 PM   #12
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I knew about it because it happened with other game in past from GAME. I never and never trusts with their preorder codes. Shopto and Amazon.co.uk is better place for preorder games and get codes straightaway by email and activate codes in your accounts that in shopto. That UK online retailers.

I had bought games last week from GAME because I trade in some games to get cheap price to pay for new games anyway nice black lady in GAME store she print out for bill with preorder codes on it and gave me. It is 2 packs bonuses for NFS Most Wanted. I also bought WWE '13 but don't have preorder codes because THQ didn't set it for GAME preorder bonus but it got like limited edition that came with bonus inside game box anyway.

She is lovely so she also said if you want preorder codes just make sure let us know when you back our store again to get new releases and ask about preorder bonus if they have one or print out on bill. God she is lovely.
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Old 11-09-2012, 08:03 PM   #13
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Old 11-09-2012, 08:43 PM   #14
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They said there are no preorder codes for the game when I collected it instore, even though it was advertised on their website.

This is an outrage!

This is rubbish, because I just could have bought it cheaper online, I only went to them because they said they had bonuses. (And yes I collected it on the 1st day it was out really early!)
The same happened to me with HMV - it seems like MS didn't send enough codes for the offers to the respective companies. HMV are hunting me one down as they're badgering MS to honour the offer, so I'd email Game's customer services and get them to do the same. Especially seeing as the Game one is the specialisations!
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Old 11-09-2012, 11:50 PM   #15
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They said there are no preorder codes for the game when I collected it instore, even though it was advertised on their website.

This is an outrage!

This is rubbish, because I just could have bought it cheaper online, I only went to them because they said they had bonuses. (And yes I collected it on the 1st day it was out really early!)
Do i hear a baby crying somewhere? Even if you pre ordered they only had so many to give out. they gave them all out at midnight. If you cared about that much you should have went earlier. Love it when people procrastinate and then expect everything to just be handed to them after the fact. You snooze you lose. BFD this is an achievement site not whiners anonymous. This also isn't the bitching thread.
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Old 11-10-2012, 12:14 AM   #16
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Do i hear a baby crying somewhere? Even if you pre ordered they only had so many to give out. they gave them all out at midnight. If you cared about that much you should have went earlier. Love it when people procrastinate and then expect everything to just be handed to them after the fact. You snooze you lose. BFD this is an achievement site not whiners anonymous. This also isn't the bitching thread.
Perhaps you should look up the word "procrastinate". This game came out TUESDAY, so going Friday is hardly waiting until the last second. The OP has a legit point. Gamestop (and I'm assuming it's European branch GAME) have a horrible rep for dealing out pre order codes.

He didn't expect anything to be handed to him, he expected to receive a heavily advertised bonus for letting a company do business with him. Not quite sure why you have such a problem with a fellow Halo fan. Maybe we'll luck out and the pre order bonus with 5 will be an effing chill pill. Let's hope they don't run out of stock.
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Old 11-10-2012, 02:26 AM   #17
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One of my buddies didn't get his codes from gamestop cause the register went down. He had to go in couple days later. But if I were you I would contact a lawyer but you should read the fine fine print on the pre order bonuses.
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Old 11-10-2012, 03:19 AM   #18
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ive not had mine from amazon.....not bothered just wont give them my money again
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Old 11-10-2012, 03:48 AM   #19
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Got my pre order codes from Gamestop but not going to use them because the armor for the limited edition console is wayyy better
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Old 11-10-2012, 05:10 AM   #20
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ive not had mine from amazon.....not bothered just wont give them my money again
Really? it is seem like related to Royal Mail or other parcel business that might lost your parcel. It is happens to lots around UK every years. I got my parcel lost last 2 years from GAME but weren't their fault for it though as it just Royal Mail's fault. Also other parcel lost in few years ago from play.com where I bought DVD for my brother for christmas but not their fault so it is Royal Mail again. So I bet your parcel is lost just like I explain. Seem Royal Mail is bullshit at recent years
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