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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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Gotta look for a part-time job tomorrow, since either I dont have enough experience for a video production assistant or theres no open position for said job Kinda heartbreaking as I almost got that job last year, except without my own :(

 
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Okay now that I got to the seaside it got MUCH better, no more Shiva on my way, bigger spaces The inventory is a bit small but this game is more FUN than I remember playing only parts of introduction is unfair to the rest of the game, Id sa

 
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Since I have a new phone, I had to do the Steam mobile authenticator thing Thankfully this time my hold is only 3 days before I can use the Market, but its still a terribly-inconvenient

 
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This is some pretty stunning difficulty this early in the game (maybe third or so Guess I get to learn how to beat a really hard boss when Im barely level

 
Mike Martin

Absolutely in love with the atmosphere and setting of We Happy Havent been this into a world since Sir, You Are Being

 
Steven Hansen

finally got MRI results! my UCL hung on by a not-complete-tear means no so this cost me a lotta pain, inconvenience, and ~$500 instead of thousands and even longer ill take

 
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That feel when you get TWO Zinogre Jaspers in one hunt!

 
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Well that bitching over Hyper Light Drifter was apparently my 200th There is a Its 2 of Im celebrating with cranberry moonshine and

 
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On a side note, this might be the least interest fall/winter line up Ive seen in a long Anyone feverishly excited for something? Rise of the Tomb Raider on PS4 for and thats a year Whats got you kids hyped?

 

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