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Discountoid: DS games galore, Persona 3 and so much more!

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, while the latter ...   read

 
 
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Discountoid: Snowboarding, cheap Xbox Live and more

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-month Xbox Live...   read

 
 
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Discountoid: Cheerleaders, coaches and Wario, plus more great deals

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 ad this week wi...   read

 
 
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Discountoid: Only a few shopping days left!

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 Christmas spirit....   read

 
 
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Destructoid crossbones shirt - on sale for FOUR BUCKS until they're gone!

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 that cheap! ...   read

 
 
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You might want to check Circuit City again

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" sales last mon...   read

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

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 on family-frien...   read

 
 
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Discountoid: Cyber Monday 2008

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 Thanksgiving, and w...   read

 
 
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Discountoid: Black Friday 2008

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 masse, willing...   read

 
 
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Discountoid: We'll call this the "pre-game show"

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 recent releases...   read

 
 
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Discountoid: Atlus gets pimped out!

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 Atlus. There's ...   read

 
 
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Discountoid: Valkyria Chronicles, Brothers in Arms, other cheap crap!

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 this week. And ...   read

 
 
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Discountoid: Another Buy 2 Get 1, bundled accessories and more

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 pick up for the ...   read

 
 
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Discountoid: Gift Cards Galore

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 games that are w...   read

 
 
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Discountoid: Cheap Rock Band bundles, buy 2 get 1 free and other deals!

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 1 free sale on...   read

 
 
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Discountoid: Buy 2 get 1 free, cheap Wii accessories and more massive savings!

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 some games tha...   read

 
 
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Discountoid: The Frugal Boys of Boston, protecting bewbs and more bargains!

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 Guitar Hero. Toys ...   read

 
 
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Discountoid: Ninja Gaiden 2 price-drop, Rock Band clearance, more cheap stuff!

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 product, so thi...   read

 
 
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Discountoid: Week of 9/21/2008

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 prices and free...   read

 
 
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