View Full Version : Castlevania: Portrait Ruin (and the most insane preorder bonus in gaming history)

11-10-2006, 06:03 PM
Being a Castlevania fan (in addition to being an FF, Zelda, Megaman, Mario, Metal Gear, Street Fighter, and so on, and so forth fan), I am eagerly anticipating this game's release, for the Nintendo DS.

However, a fellow CV fanatic/friend of mine brought something to my attention: http://ds.ign.com/articles/741/741139p1.html

Apparently, if you preorder this game at your local EB, Gamestop, or Gamecrazy, you will receive the following preorder bonuses:

- 48-page artbook
- Soundtrack CD that contains the best songs of the CV series
- Castlevania Timeline Poster
- LE Castlevania Stylus
- A Castlevania DS game case
- Everything placed inside a wax-sealed package. How authentic! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/88.gif

Holy sweet mother of Mathias Cronqvist!

Even if you aren't that big of a CV fan, the pre-order bonuses alone can be worth a lot... hell...PRICELESS. It can definitely make the pre-order amounts skyrocket...

... in addition to the supply of the pre-order bonus becoming suddenly extremely limited in quantity.

I had tried to pre-order this at my local Gamestop yesterday, and asked about the offer, and they assured me that "I should be fine", despite this announcement being made nearly 3 weeks ago. I know better than that though, and I'm going to make sure I won't miss this out. :/

Anyone else getting this game? Or perhaps, suddenly interested now, with this offer? :P<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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11-10-2006, 07:51 PM
Wow, I gotta check this out.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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11-10-2006, 09:29 PM

I've been interested in getting this game, since I first heard about it, earlier this year. Though with that bonus, I may pre-order it as well.

With my luck...this offer is only be available in the U.S. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/53.gif<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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11-10-2006, 10:54 PM
I preordered this back when I put down my preorder for GoW. When I went to go pick up GoW the guy said that I should be ok for getting all that great bonus stuff.

As a fellow Castlevania fan I can hardly wait for this one to come out in December.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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11-11-2006, 02:46 AM
having prior work experience at those bastard stores, and considering the sheer insane amount of bonus you get with the game, i would honestly do anything i could to 100 percent verify you will be getting that bonus stuff..

in the past(for me anyway) eb/gamestop is horrible at having the extra stuff on hand the day of release, or having it when you pre-order.(being one of the reasons i didn't preorder castlevania when i found out about this stuff)

this is partly due to employees not realizing what the material is for, and simply giving it away, or taking it themselves(since employees from time to time receive free **** from reps coming in the store)

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11-11-2006, 06:08 AM
I pre-ordered it with the bonus weeks ago. It should be pretty awesome.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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11-11-2006, 08:55 AM
Sweetness! I love castlevania. Castlevania Symphony of the Night is my all time favorite which lead the way to the newer ones like this one coming out. Im going to preorder it with my pink DS Lite.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">


11-11-2006, 09:10 AM
Any chance of getting the preorder pack over here in the UK? This is too good to miss out on.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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11-12-2006, 12:55 PM
Pssshhaaa. Old news Ukyo. Old old old. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

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11-13-2006, 08:41 AM
Ordered this longggggg time ago on gamestop.com. Thanks for reminding me thoguh, I had forgot about it lol<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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