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Special offers! List them here!

Post by JackPainter » Mon Sep 08, 2008 3:26 pm

I thought it'd be a good idea to list any games that are currently on sale. It could be in a high street shop or on a website. Basically, if we post them here, we'll have the chance to go buy the ones we like before the offers end. :D

Morrisons are doing some great deals at the moment. Some top new releases on the 360/PS3 are going for £25 each (this includes Mercenaries 2, Metal Gear Solid 4, Bad Company and more) and DS games (Guitar Hero, Sims 2) are £12 each.
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Post by Sega2006 » Mon Sep 08, 2008 3:36 pm

Well if anyones near brixham in Devon, the RSPCA charity shop does games for £1.50 a go on the PC, I brought a stack when I was there. Toys'R'Us are selling some games for very cheap, well they were last ime I looked, less then a quid infact although that could only be stevenage
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Post by EvilArmourKing » Mon Sep 08, 2008 3:38 pm

Quote : I thought it'd be a good idea to list any games that are currently on sale.

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Post by James A » Mon Sep 08, 2008 3:47 pm

Bloody Morrisons, just got MGS 4 from them. Though it was weird that they sealed the bags when you buy the games. Got home to find a copy of Bad Company instead, Useless!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Apparently pretty much all the Morrisons were cleared out of all the good stuff by 11. There getting re stocked on Wednesday though.

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Post by Bub&Bob » Mon Sep 08, 2008 4:03 pm

EvilArmourKing wrote:Quote : I thought it'd be a good idea to list any games that are currently on sale.

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Post by stvd » Tue Sep 09, 2008 8:43 am

I saw Mass Effect (360) advertised in Argos for £9.99.
Not sure if I saw it online or in-store but if they still have it, it's a bargain.
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Post by ShadowMan » Tue Sep 09, 2008 9:08 am

http://videogamebargains.blogspot.com/ is a good place to check as it is updated every day.
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Post by jdanddiet » Tue Sep 09, 2008 9:40 am

There used to be this little store near where I live that sold loads of second hand PC games, as well as PS1, MD, GB, GBA etc etc, a real little Aladdin's Cave. Lovely chap used to run it, often had high prices but could easily be talked down. A typical negotiation, when I saw original big box version of Baldur's Gate:-

Me: how much is this game?
Shopkeeper: £9.99
Me: i'll give you £1.50 for it.
Shopkeeper: OK.

It's now a hairdressers, the sort where a simple mens cut costs you 25 quid...

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Post by mohicankid » Tue Sep 09, 2008 10:34 am

just been to morrisons on the weekly shop....ALL WII AND DS GAMES LESS THAT HALF PRICE!!!!
wii games all £15 and ds all £12 just got ssbb and that spore thing for the ds! :D

then had to get budget beans instead of heinz :cry:
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Post by JackPainter » Tue Sep 23, 2008 4:19 pm

Play.com have a sale at the moment.. :D

Lair (PS3) - £9.99
Devil May Cry 4 (360) - £14.99
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker (DS) - £17.99

Check the link for some more deals..

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Post by Overheat » Tue Sep 23, 2008 8:41 pm

£1.99 and less here with free delivery: http://www.thegamecollection.net/produc ... d=8&page=1

mostly tat, but some nice ones in there :)


also, Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is cheap at Tesco (£10.97): http://www.tesco.com/entertainment/prod ... x?R=814876
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Post by cruachan » Wed Sep 24, 2008 5:07 am

This would be a great sticky - BARGAIN ALERTS!!!

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Post by Coopdevil » Wed Sep 24, 2008 6:15 am

Argos - Xbox 360s come with a free copy of Viva Pinata or Halo 3, although you have to make sure you use the code for that offer or you end up playing your face to the service desk and demanding your free game (as i did).

But it works out better than that if you play your cards right .... with Argos listing Halo 3 at £40 and Viva at £10, take Halo 3. Then, since they have an offer on giving you a £10 giftcard for spending over £100, immediately use the giftcard to get Viva so in effect getting £50 of games free with the purchase.

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Post by TheDude18 » Wed Sep 24, 2008 6:21 am

I agree - this should be a sticky. I missed out on the Morrisons offer by a day :cry:
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Post by flying_delorean81 » Wed Sep 24, 2008 6:29 am

Great thread! I've not got anything to contribute but I'll be checking in regularly :P
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