Gaming on a Budget 4-10-13
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!
A bunch of Arcade titles are on sale this week on the Xbox Live Marketplace, including Prince of Persia Classic and Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection for 400 MSP, and Marvel vs. Capcom Origins and Counter Strike: Global Offensive for 600 MSP. The PlayStation Store has sales on the Zombie Driver and Hole-in-One series but most significant is the original Borderlands for $9.99 and its DLC for $4.99 each, the second game for $24.99 and its DLC is $7.49 each. Over on Steam, Scribblenauts Unlimited is $10.19, and The Walking Dead Season 1 for $9.99.
Gamestop has a few deals from last week still in effect but the major deal this week is the PlayStation 3 500GB God of War Bundle is $50 off, costing only $299.99. Amazon has Diablo III (PC), Dead Space 3 (PS3, 360, PC), and Call of Duty Black Ops II (360, PS3, PC, Wii U) for only $40 as well as Tomb Raider for $45.99 for the consoles and $34.99 for PC. A few deals from last week are also still in effect like Madden NFL 13 48% off so check out the full list.
Best Buy has several big name titles 33% to 50% off including Far Cry 3 (PS3, 36o), Assassin’s Creed III (PS3, 360, WiiU), Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3, 360, Wii U, PC), and Battlefield 3: Premium Edition (PS3, 360, PC). Also on sale is the PC version of Aliens: Colonial Marines for $34.99, 15 dollars off the original $49.99 price tag, and the PC version of the Mass Effect Trilogy for $47.99 instead of $59.99.
Target let out multiple titles on sale so get ready for some rapid fire deals! Devil May Cry HD Collection(360, PS3) – $16.50 / $19.99 respectively, Hitman: Absolution (PS3, 360) – $45.00, Bulletstorm (360, PS3) – $9.99 / $16.00 respectively, Midway Arcade Origins (PS3, 360) – $18.00, Borderlands 2 (PS3, 360) – $39.99, and Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 (360) – $39.99 (once you put it in the cart). There’s also a Wii U 8 GB bundle with LEGO City Undercover for $329.99.
Another week down the drain and while you may be a little more poor than you used to be, you’re not as poor as you could’ve been. Just your pal Colorwind doing his job, saving you money and getting you great games. Until next time, there’s nothing wrong with being thrifty with your money until the right deal comes around.