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1:30 PM on 05.30.2014

Reminder: Register Mario Kart 8 for a free game

Did you stay up late for Mario Kart 8? It wasn't too bad of a wait here on the west coast. Most of you are probably aware that Nintendo is offering a free Wii U game with your purchase, though here's a reminder on the off cha...

Jordan Devore

7:45 PM on 05.29.2014

This week's Humble Bundle teaches you how to make games

Fancy yourself the type to make videogames? A lot of people would like to, but aren't sure where to begin. Well, with this week's Humble Bundle, you can snag up to $370 worth of game-creating software, making it a great jumpi...

Brett Makedonski



Battlefield 3 is free to download on Origin photo
Battlefield 3 is free to download on Origin
by Jordan Devore

Electronic Arts' On the House program for Origin lets users download free games for a limited time and keep them. It is obviously a way to get the service installed on more computers, and it's EA so some people are going to complain about that, but I'm a fan of the promotion.

Past titles have included Dead Space and Plants vs. Zombies. Right now, through June 3, it's Battlefield 3. Go crash some jets, for me. (So I'm not the only one embarrassing himself.)

[Via @Wario64]

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10:30 AM on 05.22.2014

Deal North: Super crazy Amazon Digital Games sale

Amazon has some of the lowest prices ever on this batch of over 1,000 digital PC games for their MAYhem promotion. This event run from today through May 31, but the catch is that some of the lowest prices are only live for 48...

Dale North

2:10 PM on 05.21.2014

GameStop spring sale is in full swing

GameStop never gets much notice for selling PC games to download and I'll admit, part of that comes down to me living in the UK and GameStop being almost non-existent here. I know everyone gears themselves up for the Steam su...

Alasdair Duncan





9:00 AM on 05.16.2014

Humble Weekly offering Shank 2, Runner, Mark of the Ninja

This Humble Bundle weekly is live! Pay whatever you want and you'll get Shank 2, Blocks That Matter, and Bit.Trip Runner. Notice the pattern? Platformers! Pay over $6 and you'll also get Bit.Trip Presents Runner 2: Future Leg...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

5:15 PM on 05.14.2014

There are like 100 games on sale on the European PlayStation Store

"It’s May and that means… well, I don’t know what it usually means but here’s May Madness." Hah! Agreed. Just don't go the opposite route and do a No Sale November or something. Anyways, just look at ...

Steven Hansen

4:30 PM on 05.14.2014

Pick up a 2DS now through May 17 for just $99

Looking for a reason to pull the trigger on a 2DS but can't bring yourself to because of the price? Nintendo has tweeted a special deal via Target just for you. Starting right now through May 17, pick up the curiously-shaped...

Brittany Vincent

10:00 PM on 05.13.2014

You should consider getting Desktop Dungeons at half price

My original intention was to inform you that Desktop Dungeons is $7.49 this week on Steam until Friday morning, and that you should play it because it's real good. Hard as hell, but good. That was until I noticed another game...

Jordan Devore

1:45 PM on 05.13.2014

Deep Silver kicks off two weeks of Humble Daily Bundles

Over the next two weeks, Humble Bundle will be running 24-hour deals and the promotion kicks off this morning with a repeat of the Humble Deep Silver Bundle. It was a pretty good compilation originally, and it's back with upd...

Jordan Devore

11:30 AM on 05.13.2014

Games with Gold coming to Xbox One, June titles revealed

Microsoft is coming up on the one-year anniversary of its Games with Gold program in which Xbox Live Gold subscribers can download two free games per month on Xbox 360 to own even if their membership lapses. In June, there wi...

Jordan Devore

2:00 PM on 05.12.2014

PS Plus: Skullgirls Encore and some sales

There are a few things to mention about this week's PlayStation Plus update, but most notably, Lab Zero's 2D fighting game Skullgirls Encore will be free for subscribers tomorrow. Big Band was recently added to the roster, so...

Jordan Devore

9:00 AM on 05.10.2014

Unreal and Unreal Tournament games half price on Steam

Epic Games started development on a new Unreal Tournament in collaboration with the community and Unreal Engine 4 developers this week, and that makes this a decent enough time to discount the existing games in the franchise,...

Jordan Devore

9:00 PM on 05.08.2014

Pick up Plants vs. Zombies for free on Origin

If you're looking for a reason to see the bright side about using Origin, you can pick up Plants vs. Zombies: Game of the Year Edition there currently for the low, low price of free. I realize that doesn't exactly make up for...

Brittany Vincent

4:30 PM on 05.06.2014

Killer Instinct and Fable Anniversary discounted on Xbox Live

It's not a huge discount, but 25 percent off the Killer Instinct Combo Breaker Pack is worth considering right now. That's $14.99 for the eight season-one characters, including Fulgore. Other deals this week through May 12 fo...

Jordan Devore

10:45 AM on 05.06.2014

Mini Deal North: Amazon's EA downloadable game deals

Amazon has some great deals on downloadable EA games, starting today. Most of the deals will spit out an Origin code for a discounted price. There is the option with some of them to use an Origin/Amazon account linking. For t...

Dale North