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US Deal Roundup for May 8th, 2012

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mancide
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Posted on 08 May 12 at 11:02
Mass Effect 3 gets another price drop

Amazon has RAGE for $14.99, http://www.trueachievements.com/Fallout-3-xbox-360.htm & http://www.trueachievements.com/Oblivion-xbox-360.htm double pack for $19.99, and http://www.trueachievements.com/NINJA-GAIDEN-3-xbox-360.htm for $39.99 in this weekly deals edition. Pre-order bonus offers on http://www.trueachievements.com/Max-Payne-3-xbox-360.htm, http://www.trueachievements.com/Borderlands-2-xbox-360.htm and http://www.trueachievements.com/Ghost-Recon-Future-Sold....htm with $10 pre-order credits. Get selected Xbox 360 titles and accessories in the Up to 50% Off promotion.

Best Buy has several Call of Duty titles on sale starting with http://www.trueachievements.com/Modern-Warfare-2-xbox-3....htm + Stimulus Map pack for $19.99, http://www.trueachievements.com/Call-of-Duty-Black-Ops-....htm + First Strike map pack for $29.99, and finally http://www.trueachievements.com/Modern-Warfare-3-xbox-3....htm for $39.99. Get a free set of dog tags when you pre-order Call of Duty: Black Ops II. Rewards Zone members can get the http://www.trueachievements.com/Skylanders-xbox-360.htm Mega Pack (in-store only) for $49.99.

GameStop has 3 months of Xbox Live Gold for $14.99. http://www.trueachievements.com/DB-Raging-Blast-2-xbox-....htm is $29.99, http://www.trueachievements.com/Modern-Warfare-3-xbox-3....htm or http://www.trueachievements.com/SSX-xbox-360.htm for $39.99 each. Prices valid until May 8th, 2012.

Kmart has no advertised Xbox 360 specials this week. Remember: gaming coupons are only given to those who have signed up for a Shop Your Way Rewards account.

Microsoft Store has http://www.trueachievements.com/LEGO-Harry-Potter-2-xbo....htm for $19.99,http://www.trueachievements.com/GRAND-SLAM-TENNIS-2-xbo....htm or http://www.trueachievements.com/Mass-Effect-3-xbox-360.htm for $35.99 each, and http://www.trueachievements.com/KoA-Reckoning-xbox-360.htm is $44.99. is giving $10 off your next order when you pre-order Ghost Recon: Future Soldier. You can also pick up 3-months of Xbox Live (physical card or digital code) for $14.99.

Target has http://www.trueachievements.com/Call-of-Duty-Black-Ops-....htm for $29.99, http://www.trueachievements.com/Modern-Warfare-3-xbox-3....htm or http://www.trueachievements.com/TW-PGA-TOUR13-xbox-360.htm for $39.99 each. Get a free copy of http://www.trueachievements.com/The-BEP-Experience-xbox....htm when you purchase http://www.trueachievements.com/Just-Dance-3-xbox-360.htm.

Toys R Us has a buy 1 title at $19.99 or less, and get 40% off another title at $19.99 or less. You can pick up http://www.trueachievements.com/LEGO-Harry-Potter-2-xbo....htm or http://www.trueachievements.com/Halo-CE-Anniversary-xbo....htm for $19.99 each. http://www.trueachievements.com/Just-Dance-3-xbox-360.htm is $24.99, and http://www.trueachievements.com/FIFA-Street-xbox-360.htm is $39.99.

Walmart is giving a free copy of Prototype with all http://www.trueachievements.com/PROTOTYPE2-xbox-360.htm purchases with specially marked packaging. Selected titles 3 for $30 on-line only. Pre-order http://www.trueachievements.com/Ghost-Recon-Future-Sold....htm and get a $10 eGift card along with two exclusive weapon skins, snake skin and woodland camo patterns.

All prices were valid at the time of writing. Please refer to the retailer website for final pricing in the event of typographical errors. All prices provided are valid until May 12th, 2012 unless otherwise noted. Did I miss something? Post it in the comments and I'll add it to the story as soon as I can verify the price.
wes coasn
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Posted on 08 May 12 at 11:09
Amazon also has lollipop chainsaw for $44.99 and Legi batman 2 for 37.49 on pre-orders
soNdox2
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Posted on 08 May 12 at 11:13, Edited on 08 May 12 at 11:16 by soNdox2
I dont understand why this post can't be made ealier, or later, as all the Gamestop promotions end the same day this is posted
Barad XBA
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Posted on 08 May 12 at 11:20, Edited on 08 May 12 at 11:20 by Barad XBA
Free Prototype with Prototype 2 purchase in Walmart?!
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Virtual Boy
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Posted on 08 May 12 at 11:31
Just grabbed Black Ops. Thanks for the heads-up!
Jakeythedude
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Posted on 08 May 12 at 11:32
meh. Nothing for me.
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Zacry072
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Posted on 08 May 12 at 11:32
Still waiting on a couple of games to get reduced that I haven't seen yet.
NickHawkeye
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Posted on 08 May 12 at 11:40, Edited on 08 May 12 at 11:45 by NickHawkeye
Don't forget the '@Gamer' Best Buy coupons this week.
$40 off http://www.trueachievements.com/NCAA-Football-12-xbox-3....htm
$10 off http://www.trueachievements.com/Wipeout-2-xbox-360.htm
$10 off http://www.trueachievements.com/NINJA-GAIDEN-3-xbox-360.htm
$20 off http://www.trueachievements.com/AC-Revelations-xbox-360.htm
$20 off SanDisk 8 GB xbox flashdrive (http://www.bestbuy.com/site/SanDisk+-+Xbox+360+8GB+USB+Flash...)
$15 off (Pre-owned) http://www.trueachievements.com/Battlefield-3-xbox-360.htm
$10 off "any pre-owned game $29.99+"

and for any PS3 people out there

$40 off a Rocketfish PS3 Premium Bluetooth Mono Headset
(Not exactly sure which one they mean.

I think its this one because it matches the picture on the coupon and its $69.99.
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Rocketfish%26%23153%3B+-+Noise-C...

This one matches the description a little more but its only $32.99 so I doubt they would have a $40 off coupon for it
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Rocketfish%26%23153%3B+-+Bluetoo...
MizerisMoney
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Posted on 08 May 12 at 11:50
What does the specially marked packaging mean for the Prototype deal?
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Opproperaar
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Posted on 08 May 12 at 11:58
Man I should live in the US. Look at these prices. Most are at least 10 bucks cheaper than the same games in euro's here. Factor in the exchange rate, and, well let's just say I could make a killer deal if I ever went on a trip to the US. Too bad they're not a PAL region, those games would be useless here.
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Posted on 08 May 12 at 11:59
iSHOCKWAVE 1993 said:Free Prototype with Prototype 2 purchase in Walmart?!I've seen several promotions in the past for Prototype for free.

Rage for $15, I think I have to pick that up
KanjiKoka
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Posted on 08 May 12 at 12:05
Zacry072 said:Still waiting on a couple of games to get reduced that I haven't seen yet.Like Asura's Wrath?! Haha.
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JaredT84
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Posted on 08 May 12 at 12:43
As soon as Mass Effect 3 hits $4.99 I might consider purchasing it
mancide
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Posted on 08 May 12 at 13:24
soNdox2 said:I dont understand why this post can't be made ealier, or later, as all the Gamestop promotions end the same day this is postedI'll try to do my best to explain why this article came to live on Tuesdays, but the question could just as easily be why doesn't Gamestop run it's deals Sunday to Saturday like everyone else does.

When we first started this as a weekly feature, about 17 months ago, it was decided by the newshound manager then, that this article should "go live" on Tuesdays, as those were typically slower news days. This was also a good day to do it, because when we first started, Amazon had a habit of not price-matching anything until Tuesday morning, so I could quickly update the article with any deals Amazon decided to throw up that morning with their price-matches.

Everything changes and evolves, and eventually Amazon got into a pattern of Sunday to Saturday deals like all of the other major retailers.

I realize this makes the Gamestop deals in this post more of a reminder than news, but that's just the nature of them being off-cycle with everyone else.

I hope that answers your question on why this is published on Tuesdays, and to answer the question about moving it I don't foresee that happening in the near future.
GWARRRRR
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Posted on 08 May 12 at 13:31
KanjiKoka said:Zacry072 said:Still waiting on a couple of games to get reduced that I haven't seen yet.Like Asura's Wrath?! Haha.laugh
I'll just put this right here.
ScuzzyBunny
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Posted on 08 May 12 at 13:50
MizerisMoney said:What does the specially marked packaging mean for the Prototype deal?All you have to do is purchase Prototype 2 with a blue "Wal Mart" logo sticker on it (the sticker says you get a digital copy of Prototype with a code found inside package). The Wal Marts around here have plenty of copies with the sticker, so I don't think you need to worry too much about not finding one!



...as for the GameStop ads running Wed-Tues, what are the chances you can run a reminder in the Tuesday news post, then UPDATE it on Wed with the new GS deals? Personally I get the emails every Wed, but updating would at least get the word out a little more conveniently to the masses.
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blkalleykat
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Posted on 08 May 12 at 14:00
I may pick up Rage at that price
mancide
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Posted on 08 May 12 at 14:08
KP ScuzzyBunny said:...as for the GameStop ads running Wed-Tues, what are the chances you can run a reminder in the Tuesday news post, then UPDATE it on Wed with the new GS deals? Personally I get the emails every Wed, but updating would at least get the word out a little more conveniently to the masses.I would be curious as to what the traffic on the article is after its Tuesday publication to do this. I'm not against it outright. I'll take this conversation to the newshound manager though.
Beachem
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Posted on 08 May 12 at 14:26
I really wish I had money right now. Would love to pick up those Toy R Us Deals!!
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alklein92201
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Posted on 08 May 12 at 14:56
I'm tempted to try the Walmart 3 for $30 deal again, but very hesitant. I tried it last week twice, both times they canceled my orders due to "payment processing errors". Funny, because they charged me and got my money both times just fine...