UK Deal Roundup for September 27th, 2011

By Rebecca Smith, 5 years ago
Both and Zavvi have realised that summer is ending, and have started autumn sales to reflect this. HMV has also finished their Summer Fest, but has stopped short of naming their new sale after the season. Shopto, TheHut and Zavvi have some decent weekly offers too.

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, HMV has begun a sale where games start at £9.99. Here are the best picks:
Cars 2 - £22.99
Child of Eden + t-shirt - £17.99
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars - £25.99
Michael Jackson: The Experience Collector’s Edition - £24.99
Shaun White Skateboarding - £7.99
Sniper: Ghost Warrior - £10.99 has started an Autumn Sale. Most of the titles are similar to the last sale, but here is the latest list of games that can’t be found cheaper elsewhere:
Alan Wake - £8.99
Assassin's Creed - £7.99
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood (Xbox 360) Classics Edition - £9.99
The Biggest Loser: Ultimate Workout - £9.99
Blood Drive - £6.99
Blur - £9.99
Child of Eden - £14.99
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II (PC) - £4.99
Fantastic Pets - £9.99
Forza Motorsport 3 Ultimate Edition - £9.99
Gears of War 2 - £9.99
Halo 3: ODST - £9.99
Metro 2033 - £9.99
MX vs. ATV: Alive - £8.99
Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 (EU) - £4.99
SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection - £9.99
Singularity - £9.99
Sonic Free Riders - £13.99
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas - £7.99
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Conviction - £8.99
Wheelman - £7.99
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved - £11.99’s Star Buys have barely changed from last week; they still include Need for Speed: SHIFT 2: Unleashed for £14.86. However, Vancouver 2010 and Viva Piñata: Party Animals are both now £4.85 too.

Their Weekly Specials still include Final Fantasy XIII for £9.85 and Mortal Kombat for £19.85. However, the Xbox 360 play and Charge Kit (Black) is also £11.86.

The Super Six Deals at see one discount code continuing this week. Buyers can save £1 when they spend over £10 by entering HAVE1 at the checkout. In another continuing offer, pre-orders of Need For Speed: The Run are just £14.99 if you purchase any 3 pack of DKNY t-shirts for £24.99. There’s a sale on Star Wars games, but the only title of note is Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II for £17.50. Finally, Homefront is just £9.99 – the only Xbox 360 game of note on the list.’s Games of the Week see The Sims 3 at £12.85.

Zavvi’s Games of the Week sees a few recurring bargains:
Driver: San Francisco Collector’s Edition - £34.85
Deus Ex: Human Revolution - £24.99
Deus Ex: Human Revolution Augmented Edition - £37.99
Madden NFL 12 - £36.85

Battlefield 3 is the focus of a couple of separate offers at Zavvi. In the first offer, players will get a free 3-month subscription to Official Xbox Magazine when pre-ordering the Limited Edition of the game for £37.85. In the second offer, players can pre-order Battlefield 3 Limited Edition for just £17.99 when bought with a 3pk of DKNY boxers, also at £17.99.

Zavvi has also started an Autumn Deals promotion. The best picks are:
Arcana Heart 3 Limited Edition - £17.85
Assassin's Creed II (Xbox 360) Game of the Year Edition - £9.85
Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood - £9.85
CSI: Fatal Conspiracy - £9.85
Darksiders - £9.85
Deadly Premonition (EU/JP) - £9.99
Deathsmiles Deluxe Edition - £9.99
DJ Hero 2 Party Bundle - £34.85
Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 3 - £14.99
Enslaved: Odyssey to the West - £9.85
The First Templar - £14.99
Kung Fu Panda 2 - £17.99
Le Tour de France 2011 - £14.85
Legend of the Guardians - £5.99
Let's Dance with Mel B - £12.85
Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom - £9.85
Monkey Island Special Edition Collection - £14.85
• Nyko Zoom Range Reduction Lens for Kinect - £22.99
Portal 2 - £23.85
R.U.S.E. - £9.85
SBK 2011 FIM Superbike World Championship - £14.85
Split/Second - £9.99
Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition - £17.85
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 Legacy Edition - £9.85
Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X 2 - £9.85
UFC Undisputed 2010 - £9.85
Where the Wild Things Are - £5.99
• Xbox 360 Wireless Controller (Black) - £17.85

Here are the most recently covered continuing sales:
Amazon’s ‘Xbox Games for under £15’ promotion continues – details here. and their ‘two games for £25’ offer – reminder here.
Base are continuing to sell a selection of Xbox 360 titles for under £10 – details here.
Bee continue their Special Offers – reminder here.
GAME are still offering a selection of Party Poppers. Select prices are reflected in sister store Gameplay’s 24/7 Specials and Gamestation’s Cheaper Than Fresher’s Week sale – details here. continue their ‘two games for £25’ offer – details here
Shopto’s Xbox 360 offers continue – reminder here’s Racing Sale continues – reminder here.
• Their Xbox 360 offers also continue – reminder here.
• Their EA Games Price Crash is also still running – 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 Clearance sale continues – details here.

This week’s reminder section begins with Amazon’s Xbox 360 Bargains. Although this disappeared last week, the retailer returns to being the cheapest source for Crackdown 2 at £8.13.

HMV still has a fair number of games for pre-order and current purchase on their Pure Double Points promotion. The listed titles has changed slightly since last week; here is the latest list of qualifying titles:
Battlefield 3 Limited Edition
Batman Arkham City
Batman Arkham City (PC)
Dead Island (Xbox 360)
Forza Motorsport 4
Goldeneye 007: Reloaded
Just Dance 3 Special Edition
Pro Evolution Soccer 2012
RAGE are still running their two games for £25 offer, as is sister store Zavvi. This is a list of games that can’t be found for less than £12.50. The game is included in the offer at both stores unless stated otherwise:
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: Cosmic Destruction
Borderlands Game of the Year Edition
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow
Fable III
Fallout 3 Game of the Year Edition
Fallout: New Vegas
Fighters Uncaged
Game Party: In Motion
Grand Theft Auto IV
Grand Theft Auto IV Episodes From Liberty City
Halo: Reach
Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Pt. 1
Left 4 Dead 2
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4
Mafia II
Medal of Honor
Monopoly Streets
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2
Red Dead Redemption Undead Nightmare
Resident Evil 5 (Xbox 360) Gold Edition
Saw 2: Flesh & Blood
Skate 2 (Zavvi only)
WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2011
Tekken 6
WWE: All Stars

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.