Retailers Get 'Pac-Man' Fever7 Jan, 2014 By: John Latchem
Some of the first exclusives of the new year involve the new DVD releases for “Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures” from Phase 4. While two volumes of the cartoon were released to general retail (The Adventure Begins and All You Can Eat), Target and Walmart each had its own exclusive volume to sell. Walmart sold Pac Is Back for $9.96, while Target had Let the Games Begin for $12.99.
Target also offered as an exclusive a special boxed set of all four seasons of “Duck Dynasty,” $34.99 for the DVD and $37.99 for the Blu-ray. Interestingly, the standalone fourth season was available only on DVD in stores and only on Blu-ray online.
As for exclusive add-ons, Target’s copies of the first season of “The Following” on DVD and Blu-ray included a bonus disc of “The Twisted Journal of the Followers.”
Walmart had exclusive availability of Anchor Bay’s military documentary Murph: The Protector, at $9.96 on DVD and $14.96 on Blu-ray.
Best Buy offered a $5 savings when the Blu-ray of Runner Runner was purchased with another recent Fox title, Don Jon.