US Deal Roundup for January 3rd, 2012

By mancide, 4 years ago
Amazon does not have a weekly deals edition this week due to the 50% Off Select Titles promotion and a 33% Off Active Games promotion. Pre-order bonus offers on Syndicate with a $20 pre-order credit; Spec Ops: The Line, Borderlands 2, SSX, and UFC Undisputed 3 with $10 pre-order credits. Update: they have also matched the lowest price on the uDraw tablet at $29.99.

Best Buy is giving a $75 gift card with the purchase of an Xbox 360 250GB Kinect bundle. Save $30 on a Kinect sensor. uDraw tablets are $49.99, while Pictionary: Ultimate Edition and Marvel Super Hero Squad: Comic Combat are $29.99.

GameStop has uDraw tablets for $29.99 while supplies last, as well as Pictonary and Comic Combat for $9.99 each when purchased in the same transaction as the tablet. UPDATE: users are reporting this price is only valid for one title, the other title will ring up $29.99. Rayman Origins has been reduced to $29.99. Prices valid through January 3rd, 2012.

Kmart has http://www.trueachievements.com/Just-Dance-Kids-2-xbox-....htm for $19.99. Michael Jackson: The Experience or http://www.trueachievements.com/Just-Dance-3-xbox-360.htm for $29.99. The Black Eyed Peas Experience, Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2012, and Jillian Michaels' Fitness Adventure are $39.99 each. Remember: gaming coupons are only given to those who have signed up for a Shop Your Way Rewards account.

Target has Kinect sensors for $99. Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2012 for $29.99. WWE '12 is $49.99.

Toys R Us has Minute To Win It for $29.99, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 for $44.99, Saints Row: The Third or WWE '12 for $49.99.

Walmart has rolledback the price on selected top-games by $20. You can also get selected titles 2 for $30 on-line only. Pre-order UFC: Undisputed 3 and get the Ultimate Fights: Knock Out Pack and a $10 eGift card as a bonus.

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 January 7th, 2012 unless otherwise noted.
mancide
Written by mancide
When not enjoying video games, our fearless newshound enjoys an nice pint of fermented barley and hops in a variety of styles. India Pale Ales, Stouts, Porters, Witbiers, Saisons, Gose, Lambics, Barleywine, you name it. If it has water, malted barley, hops and yeast in it, I'll consume it. I also enjoy all things technological, Doctor Who, wrasslin, traveling, and spending time with my family.
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NickHawkeye
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Posted on 03 January 12 at 14:38, Edited on 03 January 12 at 14:39 by NickHawkeye
my wallet is pretty dry from all the new years sales...
now its time to actually find the time to play everything i have!
Weiderman316
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Weiderman316
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Posted on 03 January 12 at 15:02
NickHawkeye said:my wallet is pretty dry from all the new years sales...
now its time to actually find the time to play everything i have!
agreedsmile
toxicitymitch
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Last post: 09 Feb at 18:31
Posted on 03 January 12 at 15:03
Weiderman316 said:NickHawkeye said:my wallet is pretty dry from all the new years sales...
now its time to actually find the time to play everything i have!
agreedsmile
pretty much sums up my experience too. got about 13 games sittin in front of me, almost all unopened...
A4TH BrokenHalo
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Posted on 03 January 12 at 15:07
Weiderman316 said:NickHawkeye said:my wallet is pretty dry from all the new years sales...
now its time to actually find the time to play everything i have!
agreedsmile
Very true statement..........unless Best Buy has some more $5 game deals soon
Achilles337
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Achilles337
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Posted on 03 January 12 at 15:07
Rayman for $30 is a good deal
Go LSU and SAINTS!!
Manifest95
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Last post: 22 Mar 15 at 18:39
Posted on 03 January 12 at 15:12
A4TH BrokenHalo said:Weiderman316 said:NickHawkeye said:my wallet is pretty dry from all the new years sales...
now its time to actually find the time to play everything i have!
agreedsmile
Very true statement..........unless Best Buy has some more $5 game deals soon
Ha! I'm with you on that! Can't deal with buying more games right now, but I can always spare $5 for a brand new game no matter how crappy it may be.
Zacry072
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Posted on 03 January 12 at 15:13
My funds are slowly recovering. No way I can buy anything else right now.
THEeskEMO
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THEeskEMO
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Posted on 03 January 12 at 15:16
Nothing of interest for me...but plenty of backlogged titles to play, just like the fellas above me ;)
FUDGESLIDE
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Posted on 03 January 12 at 15:18
I got bayonetta, darksiders, and FF 13. When they came out. And I've hardly played them.
Major Trix Zero
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Posted on 03 January 12 at 15:19
Manifest95 said:A4TH BrokenHalo said:Weiderman316 said:NickHawkeye said:my wallet is pretty dry from all the new years sales...
now its time to actually find the time to play everything i have!
agreedsmile
Very true statement..........unless Best Buy has some more $5 game deals soon
Ha! I'm with you on that! Can't deal with buying more games right now, but I can always spare $5 for a brand new game no matter how crappy it may be.
Me... five smile. I'm quite content with everything I have now.. I MIGHT pick up Mass Effect 3, but I'm squeezing last drop of life out of all the games I got, so meh.
Who thinks gamer/holiday season 2011 was better than 2010?
Moose Recon
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Moose Recon
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Posted on 03 January 12 at 15:39
Looking forward to great Kinect deals since I finally have a Kinect now. What I find interesting about Kinect games is that the price start lower than regular 360 title games, but they barely drop in price as there are maybe 1-2 crappy $20 games, the rest seem to stay above $30. Would love to see more price drops.
mancide
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Posted on 03 January 12 at 16:24
LuckoftheMoose said:Looking forward to great Kinect deals since I finally have a Kinect now. What I find interesting about Kinect games is that the price start lower than regular 360 title games, but they barely drop in price as there are maybe 1-2 crappy $20 games, the rest seem to stay above $30. Would love to see more price drops.They seem to go in cycles. I would guess we should start seeing some Kinect deals in a few weeks.
Oriole2682
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Posted on 03 January 12 at 17:51
IMPORTANT: I went to Gamestop and you can only get either Pictionary OR Marvel with the UDraw for $9.99, the second game will ring $29.99...
mancide
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Posted on 03 January 12 at 17:54
Oriole2682 said:IMPORTANT: I went to Gamestop and you can only get either Pictionary OR Marvel with the UDraw for $9.99, the second game will ring $29.99...That sucks, that is not how the ad reads at all.
Oriole2682
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Posted on 03 January 12 at 17:58
Where can i see this ad?
KitsuneChaos
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Posted on 03 January 12 at 18:58
Oriole2682 said:IMPORTANT: I went to Gamestop and you can only get either Pictionary OR Marvel with the UDraw for $9.99, the second game will ring $29.99...I don't see why an employee can't just ring a price override; I would. =/
mancide
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Posted on 03 January 12 at 19:29, Edited on 03 January 12 at 19:31 by mancide
Oriole2682 said:Where can i see this ad?http://bit.ly/tGZDuI

Or by Clicking 'GameStop' in the article.

The ad says '$9.99 EACH' which leads you to believe you could buy both of them in the same transaction for $9.99 each.

Although I wouldn't doubt they didn't know, I had to take a printed out ad to my local store after they told me on the phone that deal was off. They ended up being out of 360 tablets so it didn't matter anyway.
blkalleykat
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Posted on 03 January 12 at 22:09
KitsuneChaos said:Oriole2682 said:IMPORTANT: I went to Gamestop and you can only get either Pictionary OR Marvel with the UDraw for $9.99, the second game will ring $29.99...I don't see why an employee can't just ring a price override; I would. =/They really should give you both for $10 each. Seems like the wording in the ad is incorrect if only one with the bundle is $10
KSU BIGMIKE
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KSU BIGMIKE
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Posted on 04 January 12 at 12:37
Yourshape is 39.99 not 29.99. There was another game there for 29.99 Just Dance or something?
Its all about the rip'n and the Tear'n
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