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PSA: Fire Emblem: Awakening is $15 at Best Buy


1:15 PM on 12.03.2013
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One of the best games of this year, Fire Emblem: Awakening, is currently $15 at Best Buy. For comparison, Amazon, Gamestop, and WalMart are all selling it for $40 still.

The catch is that, while you can order it online, you will have to do in-store pick up. It's not available anywhere in the San Francisco Bay Area, but, fortunately, I already own it. For those of you that don't, hopefully you can get lucky.

It's delightful, gorgeous, and ball busting on higher difficulties. I just had Maribelle accidentally killed off. Now she'll never bang Lissa. Very sad.








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