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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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 $...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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 ...
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, ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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-...
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 ...
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...
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...
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"...
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 ...
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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Another week, another edition of Discountoid. This time around, Ninja Gaiden 2 is seeing a permanent $20 reduction at a few retailers. Circuit City has put their Rock Band bundles on sale to make room for the new Rock Band 2 ...
You know what is better than videogames? Cheap videogames. We have an expensive hobby and it helps to be able to save a few bucks here and there. And each week, retailers vie for our attention with assorted offers of reduced ...





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