UK Deal Roundup for October 2nd, 2012

By Keith Gray, 4 years ago
Blockbuster makes its first appearance in the UK Deal Roundup, thanks to a small group of good deals. The supermarkets appear to be keeping the bulk of the deals afloat this week. In particular, Tesco concentrates on pre-order deals yet again. If you've burnt out your current console since the last Holiday season, or just want an excuse to buy a new one, then head over to Zavvi.

As usual you need to click on the name of the retailer or the name of the deal to be taken straight to the retailer’s offer page. Clicking on the name of a game will take you to the achievement list. All prices are correct at the time of writing, and subject to change at any time at the retailer's discretion.

New Sales

Blockbuster's "£20 and under" bargains have a few titles at good prices. and at £17.98 each, as well as Ridge Racer Unbounded and The Darkness II at £14.98 are just some of the deals available.

Sainsbury's Games for Yourself deals return this week after a couple of weeks without a mention. is £13.99 (price matched by Amazon) and is £16.99.

FIFA 13 is the subject of another different promotion with Tesco at the moment, following its much-anticipated release last week. The footballing sim can be snapped up for £29. You'll need to pick it up alongside one these items to take advantage of the reduced price though: 12 Months Xbox LIVE Gold Subscription for £34.97, 2100 Xbox LIVE MIcrosoft Points at £17.87 or 4200 Xbox LIVE MIcrosoft Points at £34.87.

Tesco has several upcoming blockbuster titles with £5 off for pre-ordering and entering the code, GAMES5OFF, at the checkout. The following big hitters are currently included (pre-discount prices shown):
Assassin's Creed III (with free t-shirt) - £39.91
Assassin's Creed III (Join or Die Edition) - £56.84
Call of Duty: Black Ops II - £42.91
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Hardened Edition) - £57.99
Dishonored (with Shadow Rat Pack) - £37.96
Far Cry 3 - £39.91
Halo 4 - £37.87
Hitman: Absolution - £37.94
Hitman: Absolution (Professional Edition) - £52.91
Resident Evil 6 (Xbox 360) - £37.97

Zavvi has a selection of 250GB Xbox 360 Console Bundles available, ahead of the upcoming Holiday season. The bundles range from £189.99 to £289.95 depending on what you're looking for.

Recurring Sales:

• Amazon’s bargains for Xbox 360 and PC
Base’s Xbox 360 titles for under £10
Base’s mix-and-match offer of 2 games for £25 across different platforms
GAME's Clear-Out
GamesCentre's Special Offers
Gamestation's Gaming Generation promotion
Play’s two games for £20 offer
Play’s Knockout Deals
Play's Price Crash promotion
• Shopto's Sale on both Xbox 360 and PC titles
• Shopto's Star Buys for both Xbox 360 and PC
Tesco's free t-shirt with pre-orders of offer
Tesco's Warehouse Clearance
TheHut's Games of the Week promotion
TheHut’s Kinect promotion
TheHut and Zavvi’s American Sports promotion
TheHut and Zavvi’s Classics sale
The Hut and Zavvi continue their Dance & Fitness sale
TheHut and Zavvi's Football-themed promotion
TheHut and Zavvi’s Lego games promotion.
TheHut and Zavvi’s Party Games sale
TheHut and Zavvi's The Sims franchise promotion
TheHut and Zavvi’s Games from £12.95 promotion
TheHut are still running their two games for £25 offer, as is sister store Zavvi
TheHut and Zavvi’s three games for £18 promotion
• The Great Value Games sale at TheHut, and Zavvi
TheHut and Zavvi’s Red Hot Deals
TheHut’s Stock Clearance and Zavvi’s Clearance sale
Zavvi’s Gaming Accessories promotion
Zavvi's Assassin's Creed franchise promotion
Zavvi's Driving & Racing promotion
Zavvi's EA Summer of Sport promotion
Zavvi's Games from £2.95 promotion
Zavvi's Games for £9.95 promotion, with TheHut offering similar prices
Zavvi’s Outlet section
Zavvi’s Price Drop

Please note: The deals highlighted in this article are based on the prices for purchasing new, sealed copies of the titles mentioned. Promotions on pre-owned/used titles, or deals offered by private sellers on retailers' "Marketplaces", are not considered for inclusion in the UK Deal Roundup.
Keith Gray
Written by Keith Gray
Keith has been contributing to the news on the TrueGaming Network since 2010. He's the resident fan of racing games. Outside of gaming, Keith is a qualified accountant so numbers really speak to him! Other hobbies include swimming and wheelchair basketball.