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Deals & Sales

  • CoD franchise on sale this weekend via Steam

    Steep discounts on Call of Duty games tend to be rare on Steam. After all, the games are popular enough that people will buy them anyway. But if you're still holding out on buying a few CoD games, then you'll be glad to know that the franchise has been discounted as part of a weekend deal on the PC storefront. The discounts range from the ho-hum (25% off Black Ops 3, 35% off World War Two) to the very attractive (50% off CoD, CoD 2, CoD: United Offensive, World at War, Infinite Warfare, the Modern Warfare games). Not enough of a discount...

  • Latest Humble Mobile Bundle has a ton of gaming goodness

    Humble Bundles are a great way to get a collection of PC and mobile games at a cheap price. So we're glad to see Humble Mobile Bundle 22 surface this week, offering plenty of quality titles for Android owners. Opt for the base tier (US$1 or more) and you get screen-cutting puzzler Splitter Critters, award-winning puzzle/RPG Star Vikings Forever and turn-based RPG Galaxy of Pen & Paper. Beat the average (US$4.83 at the time of writing) and you'll receive multi-platform hit Oxenfree, odd platform/puzzler Mushroom 11 and mystery/stalking title Another Lost Phone: Laura's Story. Finally, the US$5 or more tier gives players...

  • Steam Winter Sale is here, so what’s worth getting?

    Digital game sales are always a great way to add a few gems to your library, and the Steam Winter Sale is no exception obviously. The sale, which kicked off yesterday (21 December) and ends on 4 January 2018, has a number of solid deals right now. So which ones should you consider? For starters, space-faring title Elite: Dangerous has received a 75% discount to R105, but you'll need to splash out R210 on the Horizons Season Pass if you want to explore planets. We've also got a 50% discount on Inside (now R109.50), 50% off Tekken 7 (now R449.50), 90% off...

  • Humble Store offers free game as part of Indie Mega Week sale

    The Humble Store has become a haven for bargain deals, including the ever-popular pay-what-you-want bundles. But it's also a full-fledged PC gaming storefront, in case you weren't paying attention. Now, the Humble Store has kicked off its Indie Mega Week sale, offering a variety of discounts. Don't want to spend money? The store is also offering horror title Layers of Fear for free. As for discounted titles? Expect 34% off Stardew Valley (US$9.89), 50% off Undertale (US$4.99), 60% off No Man's Sky (US$23.99), 50% off The Witness (US$19.99) and 67% off Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes (US$4.94). In case you didn't know,...

  • Your rolling guide to Black Friday tech/gaming deals [Updates]

    It's Black Friday week, which means scores of retailers have cranked up their prices and are pretending to give you a deal with a measly 10% discount. Or something. In any event, we'll be updating this article as retailers serve up their Black Friday deals, showing you the most important discounts. Raru The other big ecommerce website has some solid gaming deals, although the general gaming deals are "only" up to 30% off. Nevertheless, the company is holding a promotion on Nintendo fare (no Switch stuff though), offering up to 50% off on Wii U, Wii, DS and 3DS titles. In fact, the Wii U titles...

  • Steam Autumn Sale now live, hide your wallet etc.

    We've seen Microsoft and Sony both kick off promotions on their respective gaming storefronts. Now it's time for Steam to get in on the action, kicking off its Autumn Sale last night. Some of the noteworthy franchise deals include the Resident Evil series (up to 87% off), the Fallout franchise (up to 75% off), DIRT (between 50% and 80% discount) and Sniper Elite (between 50% and 80% off). Other noteworthy deals include Deus Ex: Mankind Divided for R75, Just Cause 3 for R63, South Park: The Stick of Truth for R100, The Witcher 3 GOTY Edition for R200, Doom for R199...

  • Is that Black Friday game deal legit? Use these price trackers

    Black Friday looms large, bringing with it the promise of discounted goodness. But some of these deals might not be as good as you think. Fortunately, there are a number of handy price-tracking tools available for console and PC gaming stores. Xbox One and Xbox 360 Got an Xbox console? Then you should be using Store Parser, delivering price-tracking functionality for Xbox 360 and Xbox One titles. So even if that game is listed at 10% off, a quick visit to the website will show you whether it's been available at a cheaper price. The third-party Xbox service also shows whether other regions have...

  • Here are your Black Friday deals on PS4 bundles, games

    Black Friday is around the corner, so Ster-Kinekor Entertainment has decided to jump on the bandwagon, offering cut-price PlayStation hardware and games. The distributor confirmed that all PlayStation VR bundles would receive a R1000 discount from the recommended price, as well as a free copy of Gran Turismo Sport or Skyrim VR from 17-26 November. "For PlayStation 4 consoles, the PS Hits Bundle will be available at R3999.99. Also available at R4999.99 is the 1TB GT Sport Limited edition as well as the Call of Duty World War II Limited edition bundles, from  24-26 November 2017," the distributor continued, noting that...

  • Steam, PlayStation Store launch Halloween sale

    Horror game fan? Or maybe you just want a good deal on some quality titles, regardless of genre. Either way, Sony and Valve have the goods courtesy of a Halloween sale on their platforms. Got a PlayStation 4? Then you can look forward to a 56% discount on Resident Evil 7 (R469), a 67% discount on Mortal Kombat XL (R299), 60% off The Evil Within (R129), 80% off Alien: Isolation and 72% off Wolfenstein: The New Order (R89), to name a few of the many notable specials. PS3 owners can also look forward to significant discounts on titles like Catherine (R89),...

  • Xbox Ultimate Game Sale: here are the biggest discounts

    Microsoft is holding its Xbox Ultimate Game Sale once again, offering some steep discounts on AAA and indie games alike. So what should you be keeping an eye on? Well, let's start with the deepest discounts. Terraria and the Walking Dead Season One and Two see the biggest price slashes, at 70% off (or 80% off if you have Xbox Live Gold). Not up your alley? Then the next tier (67%/75%) has a ton of cut-price gaming goodness. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Deadlight: Director's Cut, Just Cause 3, Life is Strange Complete Season, Metro Redux, Ryse: Legendary Edition, Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition...