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Ubisoft games on today's Woot offer


Jun 04
// Conrad Zimmerman
I frequently check Woot in the wee hours of the night on the off-chance that I can score a sweet deal on something that I actually want. Sadly, it's usually only sprinkler heads. Today, however, they have an offer for Ubisoft...
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Discount alert: FLOCK! is half price on Steam this weekend


May 31
// Brad Nicholson
If you’ve been thinking about buying FLOCK!, today would be the perfect day to put down the coin. For the remainder of the weekend Capcom’s quirky sheep herding simulation is 50 percent off Steam. If that's not en...
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Discountoid: EndWar, Call of Duty, other cheap stuff


May 10
// Conrad Zimmerman
If you can't be bothered to appreciate your mother, somebody else is bound to pick up the slack. Fairly slim week, since I guess videogames aren't considered hot items on Mother's Day. That said, if you don't have a headset f...
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Discountoid: Monster sales, Grand Theft Auto and more!


Apr 26
// Conrad Zimmerman
Feels like a really long time since there's been a Discountoid post, doesn't it? Well, it has and I apologize for that. Travel and other priorities have taken up a lot of my time lately but that's no excuse. Spanking opportun...
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Today's Amazon Gold Box deals are gaming bargains


Apr 13
// Conrad Zimmerman
Amazon's daily assortment of time-sensitive bargains goes with videogames today. For starters, the Deal of the Day is for Shaun White Snowboarding on every available platform. The PS3, PSP, Wii and PC versions are going for $...
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Discountoid: Buy 1 Get 1 half, Game Days, more sales!


Apr 05
// Conrad Zimmerman
Okay, so, I've spent my weekend reconfiguring the layout of my office. What this means for me is having a space which is more like a living room and I'm now watching Hulu all the time. That's when I discovered Battle of the B...
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Discountoid: Sports games, Guitar Hero and more!


Mar 29
// Conrad Zimmerman
Time again to round up some of the week's better bargains. Things have been a little slow as of late, but they appear to be picking up again. Amazon has several of the 2K sports games at strong savings and a few other titles ...
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Grab LittleBigPlanet cheap at GoGamer in the next 72 hours


Mar 18
// Conrad Zimmerman
Honestly, I only put the dollar signs there because I can't bear to stare into a Sackboy's soulless, dead eyes.But hey, if you're down with LBP, then do I have a deal for you. GoGamer.com has the game in one of its "48 H...
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Discountoid: F.E.A.R. 2, Overlord, Spongebob and more


Mar 15
// Conrad Zimmerman
It's Sunday morning at Dtoid HQ and we're all a little worse for wear. Just because I'm bleary-eyed does not mean I can't still sniff out a bargain, though.So what are the deals this week? Gamestop seems to be pushing Spongeb...
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Discountoid: Little Big Planet, Call of Duty 4 and more


Mar 08
// Conrad Zimmerman
Little Big Planet is on sale at Amazon. Let's move on, shall we?It's that period in the week where we realize that we're broke after a weekend of partying but will still need to get our gaming fix. Sounds like the right time ...
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Discountoid: Too Human, Mirror's Edge, EndWar and more


Mar 01
// Conrad Zimmerman
Time for deals? Okay, in all seriousness, I found this image attached to a blog and spent twenty minutes scrolling through years of updates trying to discern what the context for it was. I was disappointed. Not in the boobs, ...
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Discountoid: MK vs DCU, Dead Space and more deals


Feb 22
// Conrad Zimmerman
Nothing like a lazy sunday that gets turned into a rush to get things done because you've procrastinated. Lucky for me (less lucky for gamers), the deals are a little slim this week.Target has some of the better offers this w...
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Discountoid: Moon, Wario Land: Shake It! and more great deals


Feb 15
// Conrad Zimmerman
I was going to justify this image with a convoluted comment on how President's Day is on Monday and without the Great Emancipator, we would not have a word like "badonkadonk" in the popular lexicon. Then I realized ...
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Discountoid: DS games galore, Persona 3 and so much more!


Jan 25
// Conrad Zimmerman
It's a good week to be a DS fan.I do believe it is time for another edition of Discountoid. GameStop and Best Buy both have a truckload of DS games on sale this week. The former has placed their focus on Ubisoft's library, wh...
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Discountoid: Snowboarding, cheap Xbox Live and more


Jan 18
// Conrad Zimmerman
Something tells me they aren't as pure as the driven snow.Time again for Discountoid. The deals are slim this week, but there are a couple that you should probably be paying attention to. First, Amazon has a great deal on 12-...
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Discountoid: Cheerleaders, coaches and Wario, plus more great deals


Jan 04
// Conrad Zimmerman
I have spent several hours combing through the internet to find just the right image for Discountoid today. It was very taxing work. Thank you, kind retailers, for putting All-Star Cheer Squad on sale. Best Buy has a massive ...
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Discountoid: Only a few shopping days left!


Dec 21
// Conrad Zimmerman
There's a little something for you to enjoy this holiday.We're in the last week before Santa comes down chimneys everywhere, which means we're looking at the last of the bargains before the world ends in a fiery inferno of Ch...
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The good news: Nerdyshirts just informed us that they found a long-lost box of Topher's bot and crossbones shirt and are offering it up on their site just five dollars. You can't even buy a bacon swiss mushroom burger combo t...

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We told you early last month that electronics retailer Circuit City was closing over 150 stores. That's big news, as they held up about 10% of the US games market. Damn this economy!We saw their "everything must go"...

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Discountoid: MGS4 under 10% of 360 and other amazing bargains


Dec 07
// Conrad Zimmerman
See what I did there?Time again for Discountoid. Generally, as the holiday season accelerates towards its inevitable climax, videogame deals hover right around where they are the rest of the year, with a little more emphasis ...
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Discountoid: Cyber Monday 2008


Dec 01
// Samit Sarkar
Just in case you didn’t max out all your credit cards on Black Friday, online retailers have fabricated a new bastion of American consumerism in recent years: “Cyber Monday.” It’s the Monday after Than...
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Discountoid: Black Friday 2008


Nov 26
// Conrad Zimmerman
I love the smell of commerce in the morning. Ever since I first started working in retail all those years ago, Black Friday has been my favorite day of the year. The lines of people banging at the gates, waiting to consume en...
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Discountoid: We'll call this the "pre-game show"


Nov 23
// Conrad Zimmerman
Just because the biggest shopping day of the year is right around the corner, doesn't mean that the retailers aren't fighting for your dollars during the rest of the week.Target, in particular, has come out swinging. Several ...
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Discountoid: Atlus gets pimped out!


Nov 16
// Conrad Zimmerman
I'd like to thank Amazon for giving me the opportunity (read: excuse) to post that image.That's not the only reason to praise the online retailer this week, however. They've slashed prices on over a dozen titles published by ...
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Discountoid: Valkyria Chronicles, Brothers in Arms, other cheap crap!


Nov 09
// Conrad Zimmerman
He's gonna love her 'till the money comes.And speaking of the money coming, it's time once again to collect this week's gaming deals in Discountoid. Valkyria Chronicles is seeing a nice little price reduction at Circuit City ...
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Discountoid: Another Buy 2 Get 1, bundled accessories and more


Nov 02
// Conrad Zimmerman
Target stores have their sights set on getting you to spend this week, with a buy 2 get 1 free promotion in their Sunday ad. The bad news? It's only on Wii games. Still, if there are a few first-party titles you have yet to p...
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Discountoid: Gift Cards Galore


Oct 26
// Conrad Zimmerman
I hope you like Gift Cards, because an exceptionally large chunk of this week's deals are giving them away. Circuit City currently has ten titles with $10 Gift Card offers. Gamefly has dropped prices on a whole slew of used g...
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Discountoid: Cheap Rock Band bundles, buy 2 get 1 free and other deals!


Oct 19
// Conrad Zimmerman
GameStop has dropped $30 off the price of Rock Band bundles, what with the bundles for Rock Band 2 coming out this week. If you don't care about the improved instruments, it's not a bad deal. Also, they are having a buy 2 get...
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Discountoid: Buy 2 get 1 free, cheap Wii accessories and more massive savings!


Oct 12
// Conrad Zimmerman
The giraffe has lost its mind.Toys R Us is having a HUGE video game sale this week. All games are "Buy 2 get 1 free," including new releases! This includes titles from the website, so you could score a great deal on...
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Discountoid: The Frugal Boys of Boston, protecting bewbs and more bargains!


Oct 05
// Conrad Zimmerman
That's how I always visualize Steven Tyler.Time again for Discountoid! It's hard to muster up a whole lot of excitement this week, but we do have a few deals worth mentioning. First up, it's not a bad week to pick up some Gui...

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