Game weekend deals on Steam, Amazon, Gamersgate, and more


Weekend Game Deals – Summer is here! *article taken from PC Gamer because it would just be silly to rewrite what’s already been conveniently laid out heh*

at 01:47am June 23 2012

Gather ’round, discount hounds: I’ve tales of summer sales for ye. Steam has augmented Deus Ex prices by 75%, Amazon has kicked 75% off Super Street Fighter IV: AE, GamersGate’s Total War sale has come back for the wounded soldiers who missed last week’s Steam sale, and GOG has initiated 17 days of head-to-head dealmatches. See all of this week’s sales inside! (I promise to use fewer awful analogies.)

STEAM

As you know, Deus Ex games are all 75% off this weekend. There are a few smaller discounts as well, but that’s the big one for this weekend. Oh, except 80% off Bejeweled 3, if you want a game with an exceptional number of ‘e’s in the title.

AMAZON

[US Only] Much remains the same at Amazon, though it’s now selling Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition at 75% off, and both Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2 for $5 each.

ORIGIN

Origin is holding a “pre-order one, get one half off” sale. Origin’s deals page lists the pre-orders available and their resulting discounts. Some of them are silly, like 50% off SimCity 4, which is constantly discounted everywhere else. Pre-ordering Dead Space 3 can get you 50% off Mass Effect 3 or Battlefield 3, which isn’t bad…but you have to pre-order Dead Space 3. I prefer to avoid potential early adopter remorse.

GAMERSGATE

GamersGate is selling Total War stuff at 75% off or more, including the complete collection for $24.90.

 

GAMESTOP

GameStop only has a few new sales, most notably Aliens vs. Predator, Saints Row: The Third, and L.A. Noire. GamersGate beats its Shogun 2 sale, and the rest are carried over from last week.

 

GOG

I can’t list GOG’s sales at the moment, because it’s time for… BATTLE OF THE GAMES! Every day two games will be discounted — one at 40% off and one at 60% off — with the bigger discount going to the game with the most votes recorded the previous day. Go get your interactive marketing on, just be sure to vote for the games I want. (Please deactivate your neural firewall for a moment so I can upload my preferences.)

GAMEFLY

GameFly is rather barren this week — the only deal I spotted was the 50% off Payday: The Heist sale that’s being offered everywhere.

Let us know in the comments if you find any deals we missed!

Deus Ex franchise reduced to 75% off for the weekend on Steam


This weekend Steam has selected the Deus Ex franchise to be 75% off. The complete Deus Ex Collection is available for just $14.99. It includes: Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Explosive Mission Pack, Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Tactical Enhancement Pack, Deus Ex: Human Revolution – The Missing Link, Deus Ex: Game of the Year Edition, Deus Ex: Invisible War. Play as Adam Jensen, a security specialist, in this action RPG that integrates stealth, hacking, and direct combat in this open world game. Pick up the game before the deal ends on Monday at 1pm EST.

Additionally the Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Augmented Edition is available for $9.99 and includes the following:

  • Exclusive 40-page Artbook – Showcasing the concepts behind the world of 2027. Discover the origins of the design, the characters and the weapons of Deus Ex: Human Revolution
  • 44-minute making-of chronicling the trials and tribulations of the Eidos-Montreal team
  • Motion comic based on the first issue of the DC Comics adaptation
  • Game soundtrack composed by Michael McCann
  • E3 Trailer and animated storyboard

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