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Do NOT buy Steam's daily deal


Jun 25
// Jim Sterling
Today's daily deal on Steam is a four-player shooter by the name of Revelations 2012. It seems cheap, reduced from $9.99 to a mere $4.99, but I've played it. I played it to review it, and the review is going up tomorrow. Unti...
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Get a year of Live Gold for thirty bucks at Amazon


Jan 15
// Conrad Zimmerman
Want to save a little bit of money this year on an Xbox Live Gold subscription? Amazon has temporarily marked down their supply of one-year cards to 60% of the MSRP. That's an entire year of online gaming, Netflix access and ...
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Discountoid: Exercise games, murder and driving


Jul 26
// Conrad Zimmerman
It's Sunday, and that means it's time once again to see what is on sale this week.Which is to say, not very much. If you were thinking about grabbing Wheelman, Best Buy has you covered at thirty bucks. Target has a few Wii ex...
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Discountoid: Cheap handhelds and Buy 2 Get 1 games!


Jul 19
// Conrad Zimmerman
Sometimes I like to fantasize about being John F. Kennedy. Except that I'd be smarter than to sic my brother on the Mafia after they helped ensure my presidential victory. And I wouldn't have abandoned those Cuban refugees. I...
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Discountoid: Guitar Hero kits, House of the Dead and more


Jul 12
// Conrad Zimmerman
Okay, not a ton of deals this week but there are some significant ones. Best Buy has House of the Dead: Overkill marked down by twenty dollars. GameStop is blowing out their inventory on Guitar Hero World Tour bundles (but th...
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Discountoid: Big sales on Wii and DS, plus other bargains!


Jul 05
// Conrad Zimmerman
My patriotism is not limited to merely one day. And it looks like I'm not alone. Acting in the American spirit of consumerism, there are some really good promotions this week. Finally, a little bit of rain in a rather long dr...
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Discountoid: Xbox Live, HAWX, Lego Indy and more!


Jun 21
// Conrad Zimmerman
Happy Father's Day, everybody. I come bearing bargains.Not that there's a lot to speak of. Amazon has some decent prices, with F.E.A.R. 2 on the verge of being a buy for me. Best Buy has HAWX on sale which is probably excitin...
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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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