So I finally got around to asking the GS I pre-ordered from whether or not they were going to do it. Naturally, the answer was "no". I then asked if they were AT LEAST going to open early on Sun. Answer? "No". In fact, THAT GS is so especially lazy, that apparently they won't be opening until 11am. Isn't that just fuckin' fantastic? When I asked the guy why, he gave me some spiel about "Well, we usually only do midnight releases or whatever for games that have high pre-order rates, and we only got like, what, 10 Wii Us?" Even though every GS (three) in town sold out of pre-orders within a day?
My theory, is that he's full of sh**. Not that I don't disbelieve him about them not doing it. I figured they wouldn't. But to anyone still clinging to this notion that "oh no, they're not biased against Nintendo products or gamers, they want your money". Yeah. Sure thing. But if this was the Xbox 3, it'd be Midnight Launch city. That's a guarantee.
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