What's looking like a perfect "Game of the Year" candidate gets possibly the best ever collector's edition released to date. File this under the "Now I've seen everything... but I really, REALLY want this!" department:
Ladies and germs, The $150 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Prestige Edition
Wow. Actual working night vision goggles, a "Soap" McTavish bust to hold them, a custom game case and an amazing art book, huh? All that AND free shipping to boot? Well, if you live in the United Kingdom, that is. I see that UK retailer HMV is offering FREE shipping on this awesome package, so let's hope Gamestop and other US online stores step up to the plate and give gamers here the same deal. Hell, we're in a recession, y'know!
Update: Amazon.com does indeed have all three editions* of the game up for pre-order with Free shipping, so go for it, Super Saver soldiers!
Despite the lousy economy, I fully expect to watch this one not only sell out but shoot up in value before it even hits retail on November 10th. Rent, food or that Prestige Edition? Yup, I'm going with door # 3, Monty...
(*four, if you count the PC versions, but I didn't see a Prestige Edition for PC owners yet, soooo...)