UK Deal Roundup for December 13th, 2011

By Rebecca Smith, 5 years ago
I hope you have a fair amount of time available because this week’s article is going to take you a while to read. Amazon reintroduces their Kinect bundle offer. Asda, Gamestation, Play, Shopto, Tesco and Zavvi all have notable weekly deals. However, in the reminder section TheHut and Zavvi’s Great Value Gaming sale gets a timely reminder, and I’ll be very surprised if you can’t find anything that takes your fancy. All prices were correct at the time of writing.

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 is currently one of the cheapest retailers for a Kinect sensor and Kinect Adventures at just £89.99. This week sees the return of their offer where you can add a game to your purchase for just £20. None of the games below can be bought for less than £20:
https://www.trueachievements.com/Dance-Central-2-xbox-3....htm
Kinect: Disneyland Adventures
Grease Dance
Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary
https://www.trueachievements.com/KS-Season-Two-xbox-360.htm

If you fancy a uDraw tablet, ASDA currently has them on offer. For just £34, buyers can purchase the uDraw tablet, which comes bundled with uDraw Studio: Instant Artist.

GAME has started a Winter Wonderland sale, restricted mainly to the titles released in the latter half of 2011. These are the main bargains:
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - £22.49
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Collector’s Edition - £69.99
GoldenEye 007: Reloaded - £21.45
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 - £22.99
Sonic Generations - £17.99

Gamestation also has The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim at £22.49 in a special Half-price deal.

Play.com’s Deals of the Week still see Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Classics for £8.99.

Shopto.net’s PC Star Buys still include DiRT 3 (PC) for £9.85, but now also include Chaos Rising Expansion for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II (PC) for £4.85. Their Xbox 360 Star Buys have completely changed and now include Dance Central for £17.86, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock for £5.86 and The Lord of the Rings: War in the North for £26.86.

Their Weekly Specials don’t include any GFWL titles this week, but there is a longer list of Xbox 360 titles.
Alpha Protocol - £6.85
Forza Motorsport 4 - £27.85
Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary - £25.85
Homefront - £9.85
Mortal Kombat - £16.85

Tesco are running a chart offer this week where buyers can get 10% off the top 10 Xbox 360 chart titles when spending over £50. Although the initial prices are not cheap, both Battlefield 3 (£29.71 or £26.74 with discount) and Rayman Origins (£22.00 or £19.80 with discount) can’t be bought for less elsewhere.

Zavvi’s promotion where buyers can purchase three titles for £18 has been running for a fortnight now, but TheHut has now decided to match the offer too. Unfortunately, the only title / game accessories that are worth buying at £6 are Crackdown 2 and a handful of the Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure action figures.

Zavvi’s offers for this week see WWE '12 for £24.95.

Here are the most recently covered continuing sales:
Amazon continues their Seasonal Savings sale – details here.
Amazon’s Bargain section is slowly shrinking, but hasn’t yet got to the point where it isn’t worth mentioning – reminder here.
Base.com continues their ‘two games for £25’ offer – reminder here.
GAME’s “2 for £20” offer continues – reminder here.
GAME’s Inspirational Gift Ideas promotion continues, as does sister store Gameplay’s Santa’s Special Offers and GameStation’s Cheaper Than a Ho-Ho-Ho promotion – reminder here.
GAME continues their Buy One Get One Free offer on PC games – details here.
GamesCentre continues their Born To Play offers – reminder here.
HMV continues their sale where games start at £9.99 – reminder here.
Play.com’s Everything for £5 promotion continues – reminder here.
Play.com also continues their Everything Under £10 promotion – reminder here.
Play.com also continues their Cracking Christmas Offers promotion – details here.
Tesco continues their Games for the Family promotion – details here.
TheHut.com continues their Action Games sale – reminder here.
TheHut.com continues their Party Games promotion – details here.
TheHut.com are still running their two games for £25 offer, as is sister store Zavvi – reminder here.
Toys R Us continues their promotion of a list of games for under £10 – reminder here.

This week’s reminder section starts with Bee’s Special Offers. The best picks from the list include:
Beowulf - £3.99
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian - £5.99
Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 3 - £11.99
Mafia II - £7.99
Michael Phelps: Push the Limit - £28.99
Smash Court Tennis 3 - £5.99
• Venom Twin Rechargeable Battery Pack (White) - £8.99

HMV’s Pure Double Points promotion list has changed again. Some games have now reappeared on the list:
Assassin's Creed: Revelations Collector’s Edition
Final Fantasy XIII-2
Final Fantasy XIII-2 Collector’s Edition
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
Max Payne 3
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City (PC)
SoulCalibur V
Syndicate
UFC Undisputed 3
• Xbox 360 Star Wars Console with Kinect Sensor and Kinect Star Wars

Play.com continues their ‘two games for £25’ offer. These are the games and accessories that can’t be found for less than £12.50:
Borderlands Game of the Year Edition
Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2
Dynasty Warriors 6 Empires
Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon
Left 4 Dead 2
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2
Red Dead Redemption
Red Dead Redemption Undead Nightmare
Resident Evil 5 (Xbox 360) Gold Edition
The Sims 3
Skate 3
Tekken 6
• Venom Twin Charging Cable + Battery Packs

Shopto’s PC offers see Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II (PC) Game of the Year Edition for just £4.85. Meanwhile, their Xbox 360 offers continue. These are the games that can’t be found cheaper anywhere else:
Arcana Heart 3 Limited Edition - £17.86
Cabela's Survival: Shadows of Katmai (game only) - £14.86
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare - £12.85
Duke Nukem Forever - £9.85
EA SPORTS Active 2 - £19.85
EA SPORTS MMA - £8.86
FIFA 12 - £31.85
Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters - £13.85
Kinect Sports: Season Two - £29.86
L.A. Noire - £12.85
• Microsoft Media Remote - £7.85
Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition - £12.85
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 - £21.85
Vanquish - £9.85
• Xbox 360 Play and Charge Kit (Black) - £9.85

TheHut’s Games Clearance continues. Most of the deals are also included in the Value Gaming sale (reminder below), but of those that aren’t, Batman: Arkham City (Xbox 360) is £24.95 and Deus Ex: Human Revolution Augmented Edition is £29.95.

The Value Gaming sale at TheHut.com, also known as Great Value Games at sister store Zavvi, continues on for another month. Here is the huge list of games that can’t be found for less anywhere else:

Less than £9
Dark Void - £5.69
Dreamcast Collection - £7.49
Get Fit With Mel B - £5.85
Legend of the Guardians - £7.95
Lost Planet 2 - £8.95 (TheHut only)
SBK X: Superbike World Championship - £8.75
Stoked: Big Air Edition - £7.95 (Zavvi only)
Superstars V8: Next Challenge - £7.89
Vancouver 2010 - £4.75
Yoostar 2: In The Movies - £7.95 (TheHut only)

Between £9 and £10
Alone In The Dark - £9.95 (TheHut only)
CSI: Fatal Conspiracy - £9.95
Darksiders - £9.95
Deus Ex: Human Revolution - £9.95 (Zavvi only)
Dungeon Siege III - £9.95
Enslaved: Odyssey to the West - £9.95
Fable III - £9.95
FIFA 10 - £9.95
Halo: Reach - £9.95
Iron Man 2 - £9.95 (Zavvi only)
Just Cause 2 - £9.95
Knights Contract - £9.95
Let's Dance with Mel B - £9.95 (Zavvi only)
Michael Jackson: The Experience - £9.95 (Zavvi only)
Motionsports - £9.95 (Zavvi only)
Operation Flashpoint: Red River - £9.95
Prototype (Xbox 360) - £9.95 (TheHut only)
R.U.S.E. - £9.95
SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection - £9.95
Street Fighter IV (PC) - £9.95 (Zavvi only)
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 Legacy Edition - £9.95 (TheHut only)
Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X - £9.95
Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X 2 - £9.95
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent - £9.95
UFC Undisputed 2010 - £9.95

Between £10 and £15
Bayonetta - £10.95
The Black Eyed Peas Experience - £14.95
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Limited Edition - £14.95
Child of Eden - £11.95 (Zavvi only)
The Cursed Crusade (EU) - £14.95 (TheHut only)
Dance Evolution - £14.95
Dead Rising 2: Off The Record (Xbox 360) - £14.95 (TheHut only)
Dead Rising 2: Off The Record (PC) - £11.95 (TheHut only)
DiRT 3 - £14.95
Driver: San Francisco - £14.95 (TheHut only)
The First Templar - £14.95
Generator Rex: Agent of Providence - £14.95
Just Dance 3 - £14.95
Just Dance Kids - £14.95
Le Tour de France 2011 - £11.95 (TheHut only)
Major League Baseball 2K11 - £11.95
Motionsports Adrenaline - £14.95
My Self-Defence Coach - £14.95 (Zavvi only)
https://www.trueachievements.com/NBA-2K11-xbox-360.htm - £14.95
NCIS - £14.95
Popcap Hits Volume 1 - £14.95
Raving Rabbids: Alive & Kicking - £14.95 (Zavvi only)
Race Driver: GRID Reloaded - £12.95
Resonance of Fate - £10.95 (Zavvi only)
SBK X: Superbike World Championship Special Edition - £11.39
Thor: God of Thunder - £11.95
Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 12: The Masters - £14.95
Toy Story 3 - £13.95 (TheHut only)
Watchmen: The End Is Nigh Parts 1 & 2 - £11.95

Between £15 and £20
Captain America: Super Soldier - £19.95
DJ Hero 2 Turntable Bundle - £17.95
Red Dead Redemption Game of the Year Edition - £19.95
Tropico 4 Special Edition - £19.95
• Xbox Chat Pad + Wired Headset (Black) – £19.89 (TheHut only)

Over £20
DJ Hero 2 Party Bundle - £32.95 (Zavvi only)
Duke Nukem Forever Balls of Steel Edition - £24.95
F1 2011 - £24.95
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars - £22.95 (TheHut only)
https://www.trueachievements.com/NBA-2K12-xbox-360.htm - £29.95
NHL 11 - £21.01
Nickelodeon Dance - £24.95
Williams Pinball Classics - £22.95
• Xbox LIVE 12 Month Gold membership + 800 MSP (FIFA 12 theme) - £32.95 (TheHut only)
• Xbox LIVE 12 Month Gold membership + Call of Duty: Black Ops t-shirt - £37.95
• Xbox Wired Headset (Black) - £24.85 (Zavvi only)
• Xbox Wireless Speed Wheel - £34.95 (TheHut only)

Consoles

Those of you who are wanting a console without adding the complication of games will need to set your sights on a few websites this week. Here are the cheapest prices:
• 4GB Console – PixMania - £134.99
• 250GB Console – Shopto - £152.86
• 4GB Console + Kinect Sensor + Kinect AdventuresAmazon / GAME / Gameplay / Gamestation - £224.99
• 250GB Console + Kinect Sensor + Kinect AdventuresShopto - £259.85
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 320GB Console Bundle – GAME / Gamestation - £229.99
Gears of War 3 320GB Console Bundle – GAME / Gamestation - £199.99

Amazon is currently selling a Batman console bundle. The bundle includes a 250GB Console, Batman: Arkham City (Xbox 360), Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters, Gotham Knight DVD and Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters DVD. The bundle costs £243.98.

Amazon has changed their offer on console bundles again. For an additional £10, buyers can add either FIFA 12, Forza Motorsport 4 or Xbox LIVE 12 Month Gold membership.

GAME and Gamestation continue their console bundles for £199.99. Just to remind you, these include Forza Motorsport 4, Xbox LIVE 3 Month Gold membership, a Microsoft Media Remote and one of the following games.
Battlefield 3
FIFA 12
Need for Speed: The Run

The sister stores also have a handful of Kinect bundles:
• 4GB Console + Kinect Sensor + Kinect Adventures + https://www.trueachievements.com/Dance-Central-xbox-360.htm + FIFA 12 + https://www.trueachievements.com/Kinect-Sports-xbox-360.htm - £249.99
• 250GB Console + Kinect Sensor + Kinect Adventures + https://www.trueachievements.com/Dance-Central-xbox-360.htm + FIFA 12 + https://www.trueachievements.com/Kinect-Sports-xbox-360.htm - £299.99
• 250GB Console + Kinect Sensor + Kinect Adventures + Just Dance 3 + Motionsports Adrenaline + Raving Rabbids: Alive & Kicking - £299.99 (Gamestation only)

Finally, the two stores are also doing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Limited Edition Console bundles too. As well as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, buyers get Forza Motorsport 4 and one of the following games for £239.99:
Battlefield 3
FIFA 12
Need for Speed: The Run

Gamestop joins the fray this week with a specially notable 250GB Console bundle. For £204.99, buyers can get an Xbox 360 Wireless Controller (Black) and one of the following games:
Battlefield 3
FIFA 12
Need for Speed: The Run
The Sims 3 Pets

The number of console bundles at Shopto has increased again, so here’s a list of those that are still in stock and those that are now back in stock:
• 4GB Console + Kinect Sensor + Kinect Adventures + FIFA 12
+ Gears of War 3 - £279.85
• 250GB Console + Battlefield 3 - £194.86
• 250GB Console + F1 2011 - £189.85
• 250GB Console + FIFA 12 - £196.85
• 250GB Console + Forza Motorsport 4 - £199.85
• 250GB Console + Forza Motorsport 4 + Gears of War 3 - £199.85
• 250GB Console + Forza Motorsport 4 + Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary - £199.85
• 250GB Console + Gears of War 3 + Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary - £199.85
• 250GB Console + Halo: Reach - £199.85
• 250GB Console + Kinect Sensor + Kinect Adventures + EA SPORTS Active 2 + FIFA 12 + The Gunstringer - £329.86
• 250GB Console + Kinect Sensor + Kinect Adventures + Gears of War 3 + The Gunstringer - £309.85
• 250GB Console + Need for Speed: The Run - £194.86
• 250GB Console + The Sims 3 Pets - £194.86

Finally, buyers may want to note that Play also has a variety of bundles, often featuring titles that haven’t been previously mentioned. Price-wise, though, they are more expensive than the above retailers.
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.