Gaming on a Budget (January 7, 2012)
Is going out to eat for you a luxury? Do you live paycheck to paycheck? Does spending $60 on a game seem silly when you can get two or three games for that amount? Then you’ve come to the right place! Gaming on a Budget highlights various deals around the web where you can go buy or download awesome games for less than the expected price. If your money is in short supply, look no further!
At Amazon, The Walking Dead episodes 1-5 is half off for PC and Mac for $12.49 all week. Until Wednesday, XCOM: Enemy Unknown is half off at $24.99, Borderlands 2 is half off at $29.99, Spec Ops: The Line is 75% off at $7.49, and The Darkness 2 is 75% off at $7.49. All are PC downloads that will work with Steam. There are also various 2k Games bundles priced at either $9.99, $19.99, and $24.99: 2k Shooter Pack, Desert to Sea Bundle, The Crazy Action Pack, 2k Strategy Super Pack, and the 2k Mega Pack. Kirby’s Epic Yarn, normally still $49.99, is $15.59 right now.
At Target, you can grab a copy of Little Big Planet Karting for half price (29.99). PlayStation 3 controllers are also $15 off here as well as at Best Buy. Speaking of Best Buy, Need for Speed Most Wanted is $20 off there. So the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions are $40 and the PC version is $30. Fans of the Armored Core series can pick up Armored Core V on the Xbox 360 for $20.99, $39 off from its normal $59.99 price tag.
One of the biggest deals however is at Best Buy, where you can pick up the Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collection for either the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 for 79 bucks, a 71 dollar discount from its normal price of $149.99! If you don’t know, this collection comes with Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix, Street Fighter III Third Strike Online, Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition and Street Fighter X Tekken as well as CD soundtrack, all of Street Fighter: The Animated Series, Ryu’s karate belt, a statue of Ryu doing a Dragon Punch and more. That’s a lot of bang for your buck and at almost half off, this is perfect for a Street Fighter fan.
There’s a few deals for you to check out! Until next time, there’s nothing wrong with being thrifty with your money until the right deal comes around.