UK Deal Roundup for October 25th, 2011

By Rebecca Smith, 5 years ago
Kinect celebrates its first birthday at the start of next month, and many sites have offers on Kinect games as a result. Shopto, Tesco, TheHut and Zavvi all have their usual weekly offerings. The GAME group of stores have started a new promotion this week. ay seems to have started a Warehouse Clearance, although for some reason the site is advertising the sale as being in its final week.

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, GAME has started a Prices Slashed sale. Sister store Gameplay continue their 24/7 Specials, which have a few titles in common. Finally, a few titles are also shared by the third store in the group, Gamestation, and their new Cheap Games sale. The games are available at all three stores unless noted otherwise, apart from those marked with asterisks are NOT available at Gameplay. Most are fairly recent titles; here are the best picks of the bunch:
Brink - £9.99 **
Call of Duty: Black Ops - £19.99 **
Cars 2 - £22.99 (GAME only)
The Cursed Crusade (EU) - £19.99 **
Deus Ex: Human Revolution - £14.99 **
Driver: San Francisco - £22.99 **
Duke Nukem Forever - £9.99
F.E.A.R. 3 - £19.99 **
Gears of War 3 Limited Edition - £44.99 (Gamestation only)
L.A. Noire - £18.99
Lips + 2 microphones - £14.99 (Gameplay / Gamestation only)
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars - £21.99 **
RAGE - £29.99 **
Red Faction: Armageddon - £9.99
SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection - £10.99 (Gameplay only)
Transformers: Dark of the Moon - £22.99 **
WWE: All Stars Million Dollar Pack - £14.98 (GAME / Gameplay only)
X-Men: Destiny Havok Edition - £24.99 **

Gameplay’s 24/7 Specials also include some Games for Windows LIVE games. The best picks include Age of Empires Online (PC) Greek Civilization for £9.99, Fable III (PC) for £8.99 and Operation Flashpoint: Red River (PC) for £8.99.

Play.com has started a Warehouse Clearance. There are numerous Xbox 360 titles and a Games for Windows LIVE title included in this one:
Assassin's Creed - £7.99
The Biggest Loser: Ultimate Workout - £9.99
Darksiders - £8.99
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II (PC) - £4.99
Fantastic Pets - £9.99
Fighters Uncaged - £8.99
Halo 3: ODST - £8.99
Homefront - £11.99
Metro 2033 - £9.99
Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 (EU) - £4.99
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas - £6.99
Saints Row - £6.99
Wheelman - £6.99
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved - £11.99

Shopto.net’s Star Buys see Supremacy MMA at £26.86. Their Weekly Specials include just one Xbox 360 title: FIFA 12 for £32.86.

Tesco are offering £5 off pre-orders of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 when the code EXCCOD3-1 is entered at the checkout. This brings the game to just £34.90. Also, their new Kid’s Favourites promotion only includes one Xbox 360 title, Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing, but they are the cheapest retailer for the game at £12.95.

The Super Six Deals at TheHut.com sees two new discount codes appear this week. Buyers can save £4 when they spend over £40 by entering OCTSS4 at the checkout. However, this code can’t be used on consoles or pre-orders. Buyers can get an additional 10% off when the code XMAS10 is entered at the checkout, but this code can’t be used on pre-orders either.

TheHut is also having a Disney Games Price Crash this week. Toy Story 3 is £13.95 here.

Zavvi’s Deals of the Week see Dance Central at £14.95 and UFC Personal Trainer at £17.95. Zavvi are also having a Halloween Price Slash where Dead Rising 2: Off The Record (Xbox 360) is £17.95.

Here are the most recently covered continuing sales:
Base.com continues their ‘two games for £25’ offer – reminder here
Bee continue their Special Offers – reminder here
GAME’s “2 for £20” offer – details here
GamesCentre continues their Born To Play offers – details here
Play.com continue their ‘two games for £25’ offer – reminder here
Shopto’s Xbox 360 offers continue – reminder here
TheHut’s We Dance & Sing sale sees Let's Dance with Mel B at £12.95
• Their EA Games Price Crash is also still running – reminder here.
• The Great Value Gaming sale at TheHut.com, also known as Great Value Games at sister store Zavvi, continues on – reminder here

This week’s reminder section begins with HMV’s Pure Double Points promotion, whose list has depleted a lot since the start of the offer. These are the remaining games:
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations Collector’s Edition
Battlefield 3 Limited Edition
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Goldeneye 007: Reloaded
• Xbox 360 Kinect Star Wars Limited Edition bundle

HMV continues their sale where games start at £9.99. Gears of War 2 is only £9.99, Child of Eden is £17.99 with a free t-shirt, and Shaun White Skateboarding is £7.99.

TheHut.com are still running their two games for £25 offer, as is sister store Zavvi. The games are available at both sites unless otherwise denoted. This is a list of games that can not be found for cheaper than £12.50:
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: Cosmic Destruction
Borderlands Game of the Year Edition
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow
Dead Rising 2 (Xbox 360)
Dungeon Siege III
Fallout 3 Game of the Year Edition
Fallout: New Vegas
Game Party: In Motion
Grand Theft Auto IV
Grand Theft Auto IV Episodes From Liberty City
Grand Theft Auto IV (PC) Episodes From Liberty City
Halo: Reach
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4
LEGO Indiana Jones: Original Adventures
Medal of Honor
Monopoly Streets
Red Dead Redemption Undead Nightmare
Saw 2: Flesh & Blood
Skate 2 (Zavvi only)
WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2011
Splatterhouse
Tekken 6

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.