UK Deal Roundup for September 6th, 2011

By Rebecca Smith, 5 years ago
There are a fair number of new sales this week. Amazon starts a significant promotion and Gamestation is celebrating the launch of its new-look website. Bee, Shopto, Tesco, TheHut and Zavvi all have some noticeable weekly bargains. Finally, GameStop joins the list of retailers.

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. Further details on the deals, including the best pick of the sale items, can be found in the ‘details here’ link, which will take you back to the relevant UK deal roundup that described the sale in more detail. Clicking on the name of a game will take you to the achievement list.

To start off the new sales of the week, Amazon are having an ‘Xbox Games for under £15’ promotion. These titles can not be found cheaper anywhere else:
Alien Breed Trilogy - £10.98
Call of Duty: World at War - £11.98
Crackdown + Mass Effect Double Pack - £14.99
CSI: Fatal Conspiracy - £9.91
Duke Nukem Forever - £15.00
Fable II Classics Edition - £9.14
Fallout 3 The Pitt + Operation Anchorage Add-on Pack - £10.21
FIFA 10 - £5.99
Gears of War - £9.96
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock (game only) - £10.49
Halo 3 + Fable II Double Pack - £13.99
Halo Wars - £9.84
Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Pt. 1 - £12.49
Lips Number One Hits - £14.00
Mass Effect Two Disc Classics Edition - £10.47
Metro 2033 - £12.00
Mini Ninjas - £11.27
Monkey Island Special Edition Collection - £14.91
Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising - £8.80
Popcap Hits Volume 1 - £9.99
Popcap Hits Volume 2 - £10.49
Project Gotham Racing 4 - £8.29
Saints Row 2 - £7.99
Serious Sam HD Gold Edition - £10.98
Sonic Free Riders - £14.99
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2 - £9.97
Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 11 - £9.99
Vanquish - £14.33

The Editor’s Choice at is still Call of Duty: Black Ops, but the game is now at £19.99.

Gamestation are running a series of launch offers after the redesign of their website. These are the best bargains:
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 - £22.99
Hunted: The Demon's Forge Special Edition - £12.99
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit - £14.99
Skate 3 - £12.99
WWE: All Stars Million Dollar Pack - £14.98

A new retailer joins the list this week. GameStop has recently slashed the price of their 250 GB Slim Xbox 360 console to just £159.97 with free shipping. They’ve also got a few games left in their Clearance section, but Prey (Xbox 360) is the best bargain for £7.97.

For the first time in four weeks, Shopto’s Star Buys include Xbox 360 titles. The only notable bargain here though is Call of Juarez: The Cartel for £16.85, and the game comes with a free Bullet keyring. Their Weekly Specials are much better though. These are the best picks:
Final Fantasy XIII - £9.85
• Kinect Sensor with Kinect Adventures and Child of Eden - £89.86
• Kinect Sensor with Kinect Adventures, Child of Eden and UFC Personal Trainer - £114.85
Mortal Kombat - £19.85
• Wireless Controller (Black) - £21.85

Tesco’s LEGO Sale has returned after prices rose temporarily last week. LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean is back down at £24.70 and LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars is back at £18. In a separate offer, pre-orders of Gears of War 3 are rewarded with a free 800 MSP card. are offering LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean for just £17.99 if bought with the Pirates of the Caribbean 1-4 DVD box set, also priced at £17.99.’s Games of the Week see LEGO Indiana Jones: Original Adventures at £11.85, Deus Ex: Human Revolution Augmented Edition at £44.85, and Rugby World Cup 2011 at £32.85. The latter two are matched at sister store Zavvi, whose Games of the Week also see Driver: San Francisco Collector’s Edition at £49.85, and Dead Rising 2 (Xbox 360) at £9.85.

Zavvi has started a Clearance sale again with up to 80% off selected items. The list of titles isn’t huge, and the only game that can’t be found cheaper elsewhere is Homefront for £9.85.

Here are the most recently covered continuing sales:
Amazon’s game bargains still sees the price of Crackdown 2 continue to fluctuate. This week it’s at £6.59 with free UK postage. are still offering two games for £25 – reminder here
Bee continue their Special Offers – reminder here
GAME are still running the ‘Escape This Summer’ sale, with select prices being reflected in sister store Gameplay’s 24/7 Specials and Gamestation’s ‘Don’t Get Stung This Summer’ sale – details here.
HMV still has a fair number of games for pre-order on their Pure Double Points promotion – reminder here.
HMV are still running their Summer Fest promotion – reminder here.’s ‘Bargain Games’ sale continues with prices starting from £7.99 – details here.’s offer of two games for the price of £20 continues – reminder here.’s accessory sale continues – details here.
Shopto’s Xbox 360 sale continues – details here.’s Warehouse Clearance continues – details here. are still running their two games for £25 offer, as is sister store Zavvi – reminder here.
• The Great Value Gaming sale at, also known as Great Value Games at sister store Zavvi, continues on – reminder here.
• The Sale continues at Toys R Us – reminder here.
Zavvi’s Price Drop continues – details here.

This week’s reminder section begins with’s DJ Hero sale. Players can buy either the DJ Hero 2 Bundle for £29.85, or the DJ Hero 2 Party Pack for £34.85.

Their EA Games Price Crash is also still running. Here are the bargains:
Alice: Madness Returns - £23.85
Arcana Heart 3 - £17.85
Bulletstorm - £17.85
Crysis 2 - £23.85
Dragon Age II - £17.85
Fight Night Champion - £17.85
Need for Speed: SHIFT 2: Unleashed - £17.85
Portal 2 - £23.85
Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 12: The Masters - £17.85’s Racing Sale continues, and these are the best picks:
DiRT 3 - £17.85
SBK X: Superbike World Championship Special Edition - £17.85
Split/Second - £9.85
Superstars V8: Next Challenge - £9.85

The PC offers at see Batman: Arkham Asylum (PC) at £5.85. Their Xbox 360 offers gives a longer list of bargains though:
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Limited Edition - £15.85
Darksiders - £9.85
de Blob 2 - £9.85
007: Blood Stone - £9.85
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds - £15.85
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 - £14.85
R.U.S.E. - £9.85
WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2011 - £17.85
Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X 2 - £9.85
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Conviction - £9.85
Viva Piñata: Party Animals - £4.85

All prices were correct at the time of writing.
Rebecca Smith
Written by Rebecca Smith
Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueGaming Network. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. She'll occasionally go outside.