UK Deal Roundup for July 5th, 2011

By Rebecca Smith, 5 years ago
Well, after that brief spell of hot sunny weather, the rain is about to roll in again. What better excuse do you need to sit inside and play games while the rain beats down? See if you can bag yourself a bargain in the meantime.

The continuing sales include:
Asda are offering three PC games for just £10. This sale is also running at sister stores TheHut.com and Zavvi – details here.
Base.com are offering two games for £25 – details here.
Base.com’s celebration of Sonic’s 20th anniversary – details here.
GAME’s Clearance sale – details here.
GAME’s ‘Great Games Great Prices’ promotion – details here.
• A promotion at HMV where game prices start from £9.99 – details here.
Play.com’s Games Clearance sale is still ongoing, although some prices have changed since last week – details here.
Play.com’s Sensational Offers promotion is also still running, but the range of titles has reduced dramatically – details here.
Sainsburys’ “Xbox Games From £5.99” offer – details here.
Shopto.net’s Weekly Specials still see Army of TWO: The 40th Day at £7.85.
• The Great Value Gaming sale at TheHut.com, also known as Great Value Games at sister store Zavvi – details here.
• The two games for £25 offer at TheHut.com, which is also running at sister store Zavvi – details here.
TheHut.com’s sale on Disney games – details here.
• The summer sale at Toys R Us – details here.
• The Summer Sorted Sale at Zavvi – details here.
Zavvi’s clearance sale – details here.

To start off the new sales of the week, Amazon’s game bargains still see Crackdown 2 at a cheap price, although this has risen slightly to £8.54. Their selection of bundle deals has slightly changed from previous weeks too. The bundles include Xbox Slim Consoles of both sizes, either with or without Kinect:
• Xbox 4GB Slim console - £134.99
• Xbox 4GB Slim console with Kinect and Kinect Adventures - £199.99
• Xbox 250 GB Slim console - £179.99
• Xbox 250 GB Slim console with Kinect and Kinect Adventures - £249.99

When purchasing any of the above, buyers can add the Wireless Entertainment Pack for an extra £35 – this includes Forza Motorsport 3 Ultimate Edition, Halo 3: ODST and a Wireless Controller (Black). Also, for an extra £15, players can add one of these games:
Alice: Madness Returns
Dragon Age II
Crysis 2
LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean
EA SPORTS Active 2
Fight Night Champion
NHL 11
Portal 2
Shadows of the Damned
Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 12: The Masters

GamePlay’s 24/7 Specials see Dungeon Siege III Limited Edition at just £24.99.

Play.com’s Deals of the Week for this week include several notable bargains:
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (game only) - £5.99
Fantastic Pets - £10.99
• Wireless headset (black) - £17.99

Shopto.net are currently the cheapest retailer for Xbox 360 consoles. Here are their best offers and bundles:
• Xbox 360 4GB Slim console - £124.85
• Xbox 360 250GB Slim console - £159.85
• Xbox 360 250GB Slim console + Kinect + Kinect Adventures - £239.86

The Star Buys at Shopto.net see Guitar Hero: Van Halen for just £5.86, and Rise of the Argonauts for £7.85.

Tesco’s deals of the week see Yoostar 2: In The Movies at just £16.85. They are also running a chart offer where buyers receive £10 off the price of a title in the Top 20 Xbox chart if they purchase a Xbox LIVE 2100 points card. Although the card is not the cheapest at £17.99, it may be worth the extra couple of pounds to get the discount on the following titles (prices are AFTER the £10 discount):
DiRT 3 - £15
Brink - £15
L.A. Noire - £29.90
F.E.A.R. 3 - £29.70
Call of Duty: Black Ops - £25
UFC Personal Trainer - £21.70
Virtua Tennis 4 - £15
Operation Flashpoint: Red River - £15
Transformers: Dark of the Moon - £26
Child of Eden - £21.90
Homefront - £16
Zumba Fitness - £20
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars - £19.90
The remaining seven titles can be bought for cheaper elsewhere, despite the £10 discount.

TheHut.com has started a Pay Day Price Crash sale. The best picks are:
Super Street Fighter IV - £9.85
MotoGP 10/11 - £14.85
Hasbro Family Game Night 3 - £4.85
• Xbox 360 Wireless Microphone - £6.85
Naruto: Rise of a Ninja - £9.85
Michael Jackson: The Experience - £17.85
Enslaved: Odyssey to the West - £9.85
Dragon Age Origins: Awakening - £4.85
MySims SkyHeroes - £4.85
WWE: All Stars - £17.85
FIFA 11 - £17.85
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 - £17.85
Dead Rising 2 (Xbox 360) - £14.85
Splatterhouse - £12.85
Medal of Honor - £12.85
DiRT 3 - £24.85

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.