UK Deal Roundup for November 8th, 2011

By Rebecca Smith, 5 years ago
This week sees the return to the article of Amazon, ASDA and Toys R Us. GAME and Gamestation have renamed their sales due to the impending arrival of Christmas, but I've gone into full detail anyway. Bee, GameStop, Shopto, Tesco, TheHut and Zavvi all have notable weekly offerings 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, Amazon has finally added some more titles to their Bargain section, having had the same two titles there for the past five months. Alpha Protocol is £6.49, Bayonetta is £10.15 and Need for Speed: ProStreet is £10.49.

ASDA returns to the fray this week with a list of newer games for £25. The list includes:
Dance Central 2
F1 2011
Just Dance 3
Kinect Sports: Season Two
Pro Evolution Soccer 2012

The Editor’s pick at sees Gears of War 3 at just £29.99. This is the first time that I’ve seen the game slip under £30.

GAME are getting in the festive mood and have started an Inspirational Gift Ideas promotion. Sister store GameStation are running a Cheaper Than a Ho-Ho-Ho promotion too. Some of the better bargains are:
Ace Combat: Assault Horizon - £21.99
Brink - £7.99
Cars 2 - £22.99 (GAME only)
Dead Space 2 - £9.99 (Gamestation only)
Driver: San Francisco - £17.99
F.E.A.R. 3 - £19.99 (GAME only)
Hunted: The Demon's Forge - £8.99
Operation Flashpoint: Red River (PC) - £8.99 (Gamestation only) *
RAGE Anarchy Edition £24.99 (GAME only)
Red Faction: Armageddon - £9.99 (GAME only) *
Supremacy MMA - £17.99 (Gamestation only)
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine - £19.99
WRC: FIA World Rally Championship 2 - £21.99

Those marked with an asterisk are also available at sister store GamePlay. Their 24/7 Specials have Fable III (PC) for £8.99 in addition to the above two titles.

GameStop are giving away a free copy of Casino Royale on Blu-Ray when purchased with GoldenEye 007: Reloaded at £37.97.’s Weekly Specials include Borderlands for £9.85 and DiRT 3 for £17.86. Their Star Buys have a few more bargains though:
Assassin's Creed II (Xbox 360) Game of the Year Edition - £7.85
F1 2011 (PC) - £14.86
Fighters Uncaged - £9.85
Street Fighter IV - £8.86

Tesco are having a Kids Favourites promotion. Most of the games are either Wii or DS titles, but the one relevant bargain is Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing at £12.95. Their Price Blitz also has a few notable bargains: Body and Brain Connection at £13.99, Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds at £11.99 and Transformers: Dark of the Moon at £24.99.

The supermarket also has a launch offer for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, where the game will cost just £25 when bought with one of the following:
• 2100 MSP - £16.99
• 4200 MSP - £35
• 12 Month Gold membership - £36
• COD MW3 12+2 Month Gold membership - £36 currently have Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure Starter Pack for £44.95. The Triple Character packs and the Pirate Seas Adventure pack are all £14.95 each. Single characters can be purchased for £6.95. The retailer is also holding a Fitness Games sale with UFC Personal Trainer being the only notable bargain at £17.95.

Toys R Us has started a promotion with a list of games for under £10. The list includes Disney Sing It for £2.49 and Gears of War 2 for £9.99.

Zavvi’s Hot Picks currently see Deus Ex: Human Revolution at just £11.95. The retailer is also having a sale on PC games, with three games for just £10. The only Games for Windows LIVE title in the list is Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II (PC) Chaos Rising, but there are several other worthy titles included in the offer that don’t have attached achievements.

Here are the most recently covered continuing sales:
Bee continue their Special Offers – reminder here
HMV continues their sale where games start at £9.99 – reminder here continues their Everything Under £10 promotion – details here also continues their Get The Best For Less sale – details here finally continues their ‘two games for £25’ offer – reminder here continues their Autumn sale – details here
Shopto’s Xbox 360 offers continue – reminder here continues their Action Games sale – 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

This week’s reminder section starts with’s ‘two games for £25’ offer. Here is a list of Xbox 360 games and hardware that can’t be bought for less than £12.50:
Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: Cosmic Destruction
F1 2010
• Hard Drive Transfer Kit
History - Great Battles Medieval

GAME’s “2 for £20” offer continues. Here is a list of Xbox 360 games and a token Games for Windows LIVE title that can’t be bought for less than £10:
Brave: A Warrior's Tale
Child of Eden
Dead Rising 2 (Xbox 360)
Dead Rising 2: Off The Record (PC)
Grand Theft Auto IV
Hunted: The Demon's Forge Special Edition
Left 4 Dead 2
Mafia II

GamesCentre continues their Born To Play offers. The best deals are:
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 - £11.99
Bulletstorm - £11.99
Dante's Inferno - £8.99
Hasbro Family Game Night - £11.99
NBA 2K11 - £11.99
Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 10 - £6.99
Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 11 - £11.95
Wolfenstein - £8.99

Finally, HMV’s Pure Double Points promotion has changed again. Here is the new list:
Assassin's Creed: Revelations (Xbox 360)
Assassin's Creed: Revelations (Xbox 360) Collector’s Edition
Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7
Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 (PC)
Max Payne 3
Need For Speed: The Run
• Xbox 360 Kinect Star Wars Limited Edition bundle

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.