Posted January 6, 2013 by Amy in Deals

Deals & Steals: Super Sales For Gamers On A Budget


Time to use those Christmas gift cards!

Whether you happen to be lucky to enough to have received an Amazon gift card for the holidays, or you just want to stock up on great games for the upcoming months of frigid weather, you are in luck! We have scoured the internet to find some of the best deals out there for great console games on a budget. Check out these deals and steals below, all highly rated and less than 20 bucks:

Yakuza: Dead Souls  $15.85

Released just nine months ago, Yakuza: Dead Souls offers Yakuza fans a new gaming experience. “Yakuza: Dead Souls is a single player Action-Adventure game exclusive for PlayStation 3 in which factionalized members of the familiar Japanese crime underworld of the Yakuza video game franchise face the common threat of a zombie apocalypse.” Everything’s better with zombies.

Gears of War 3  $14.87

Gears of War 3 is the spectacular conclusion to one of the most memorable and celebrated sagas in videogames. Developed by Epic Games exclusively for Xbox 360, Gears of War 3 plunges players into a harrowing tale of hope, survival and brotherhood.” Gamers can finish out an epic video game trilogy, and enjoy fabulous online play as well, all at a great discount.

Warhammer 40k: Space Marine  $17.34

Warhamer 40,000: Space Marine is a third-person Action Shooter in which players accept the role of a Space Marine Captain tasked with the defense of the empire as well as humanity against the Chaos Faction lead by the ruthless Ork hordes.” This is a great game for fans of sci-fi and shooters alike, and at over half off it’s a steal.

Def Jam Rap Star Bundle  $14.48

From 2Pac to Wu Tang, you can get your rap on in the hi-zouse with some really great songs. At $14.48 for the bundle, it’s worth it just for the enclosed microphone. ” Lay down rhymes, have it out in rap battles, join other players in duets, freestyle over tracks by some of the hottest Hip-Hop producers, and even create and upload your own rap videos using your existing console camera.”


Child of Eden  $12.95

Child of Eden is the “multi-sensory shooter” that will send players diving into a kaleidoscopic matrix of synchronized music and mind-blowing visuals that will usher forth yet another landmark game experience from the mind of renowned game designer Tetsuya Mizuguchi, its creator.” Child of Eden is a unique experience that really puts you in the game. You can use your Move controllers to totally immerse yourself in the game.

Order Up!  $9.99

“Order Up! is a delicious blend of frantic kitchen cooking and restaurant empire building. Chop, roll, slice, and dice your way to culinary stardom.” Releases in February, Order Up! is a fun game the whole family can enjoy, and you’ll finally get some of use out of those Move controllers to boot!

uDraw Game Tablet with uDraw Studio  $10.53

“The only creative tool of its kind, the uDraw GameTablet offers endlessly imaginative gameplay, new functionality and hands-on fun. uDraw’s debut on Xbox 360 & PS3 comes packaged with the all-new version of the uDraw Studio creativity suite. ” This bundle is a great deal for budding digital artists. It comes with the uDraw tablet as well as the software it uses, and at just over $10 for PS3 and Xbox360, it is well worth the investment to foster a love of art in your kids.






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