You Have a Rendezvous with My Ass

Let's face it, half the things we do are window dressing. Take running alongside that limousine: it'd take an anti-tank missile to put a dent in that damn thing. There we are, out for show, trying to make the President look more presidential.

I don't know if it was ad-libbed, but, "You have a rendezvous with my ass, motherfucker!" was a brilliant line. Horrigan popped that off right as Leary was becoming so, so, so insufferably philosophical about everything. I'd like to think Clint Eastwood was, in real life, fed up with hearing John Malkovich whine sociopathic pseudo-intellectual justifications all day. Either way, it saved the audience from screaming it themselves.

Hardware

• Amazon's $75 bonus with Xbox 360 Elite 250GB Console expired Thursday. Best Buy's $75 gift card deal ends today (shipping is $9.99, free in-store pickup not available). Dealzon]

• Kinect: Amazon offers $60 bonus credit with Xbox 360 4GB console w/ Kinect ($299.99) and $25 bonus with Kinect Sensor + Kinect Adventures ($141). [Dealzon]

• Turtle Beach Ear Force X12 Headset is $43, free ship from Amazon. Next best is $63. [Dealzon]

• Logitech G510 Gaming Keyboard is $79.99 with free shipping at Logitech.com using logi-g510-9311 coupon code. Normally $99. [LogicBuy]

• Gamestop.com cuts 20 percentoff in-stock accessories using 20ACC coupon code. [LogicBuy]

• Creative Sound Blaster Tactic3D Alpha Gaming Headset is $41.99 shipped after using LABOR011 coupon code. Normally $60. [LogicBuy]

• The Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters and Playstation Move Bundle is $79 with free shipping from Buy.com (order via their eBay store). Normally $89. [LogicBuy]

• HP knocked $50 off the list price of their 17-inch dv7t Quad Edition. Current 30% coupon makes new lowest prices for base config Core i7-2630QM, Radeon HD 6490M, 8GB RAM, Blu-ray ($839.99) and any upgrades. Add Radeon HD 6770M 1GB or 2GB for only $17.50 and $52.50 with coupon. [Dealzon]

• Toshiba's 17" Qosmio X770-ST4N04 w/ Quad Core i7-2630QM, 8GB RAM, 1.5GB GeForce 560M, Blu-ray is $1,299 through Monday, cheapest ever by $100. [Dealzon]

• Asus VE258Q 25-inch 1080p LED Monitor with 2ms response and 50,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio is $229.99 after coupon, free ship from NewEgg. Next best is $247. [Dealzon]

• Corsair HS1A Gaming Headset is $39.99, free ship from NewEgg. Next best is $60. [Dealzon]

Software

Dead Island (Xbox 360, PS3) dropped to $52 shipped from Fry's Electronics. Amazon holds at $60 with digital bonus and pre-order price guarantee until Tuesday release. [Dealzon]

Resistance 3 (PS3) dropped to $52.99, free ship at Deep Discount. Next best was $56 Overstock but showing as "sold out," and Amazon holds at $60 with pre-order price guarantee until Tuesday release. [Dealzon]

• Also releasing Tuesday, Warhammer 40K: Space Marine $51.95 (PS3, Xbox 360) and $46.99 (PC) shipped from Fry's Electronics and Amazon. Next best are $57 and $48, respectively. [Dealzon]

Bulletstorm - Epic Edition (Xbox 360, PS3) is $19.99 plus $2.99 shipping at BestBuy [TechDealDigger]

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood is $19.99 with free shipping at Amazon [TechDealDigger]

• Gamestop coupon code "LABOR11" gives $5 off + free shipping on new PS3 & Xbox 360 games over $55 (excludes pre-orders), but doesn't produce better deals than other retailer prices. [Dealzon]

• Gamestop has another coupon "123FREE" for free shipping on all in-stock titles $29.99+, including pre-owned games. Free value shipping when you buy 1 game, 2-day ship on 2 games, or free overnight shipping on 3. [Dealzon]

Dead Rising 2 (Xbox 360, PS3) is $19.99, free ship from NewEgg. Next best is $25. [Dealzon]

Marvel Vs Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds (Xbox 360) is $24.99, free ship from NewEgg. Next best is $31. [Dealzon]

Top Spin 4 (PS3, Xbox 360) is $19.99 with free shipping at Amazon. Normally $27. [LogicBuy]

Brink (PC) is $9.99 at Amazon. Normally $15. [LogicBuy]

LittleBigPlanet 2 (PS3) is $37.99 with free shipping at Newegg. Next lowest price is $40 at Amazon. [LogicBuy]

• Pre-order FIFA 12 (Xbox 360, PS3) and get $20 Bonus Credit plus an MLS Fathead for $59.95 and free shipping. [LogicBuy]

Fallout 3 (PS3, Xbox 360) is $14 at Amazon, plus get free shipping. Normally $19. [LogicBuy]

Digital Distribution

The following listing of digital download bargains are grouped by distributor. For more, see Deals4Downloads' roundup.

Adventure Shop
Gobliiins 4 is $7.99, save 60 percent.

Amazon
ARMA II: Operation Arrowhead is $12.32, save 69 percent.
X-Blades is $9.25, save 69 percent.
BioShock 2 is $6.99, save 65 percent.
The Whispered World is $6.91, save 65 percent.

Beamdog
Emergency 3 is $2.50, save 75 percent.
9th Company: Roots Of Terror is $5.00, save 75 percent.

Direct2Drive
Braid is $1.99, save 80 percent.
Alpha Prime is $1.24, save 75 percent.
Post Apocalyptic Mayhem is $2.49, save 75 percent.
The Sims Medieval Limited Edition is $29.95, save 40 percent.

DotEmu
Darkstar One is $4.99, save 50 percent.

GamersGate
Hearts of Iron Complete Pack is $27.04, save 75 percent.
Post Apocalyptic Mayhem is $2.49, save 75 percent.
Bulletstorm is $19.95, save 67 percent.
ArmA Gold Edition is $9.95, save 60 percent.

Get Games
Dungeon Siege III is $19.99, save 60 percent.

GMG
Dawn of Magic 2 is $12.49, save 64 percent.
Theatre of War 2: Africa 1943 + Centauro Expansion is $12.49, save 50 percent.

GOG
All Digital Game Factory games are 50 percent. off.

Impulse
The Sims Medieval is $24.97, save 50 percent.

Mac App Store
Hotel Mogul for (Mac) is $2.99, save 57 percent.
Twisted Lands: Shadow Town Collector's Edition for (Mac) is $5.99, save 57 percent.

Microsoft Xbox Live
Fable 3 is $12.49, save 75 percent.

Steam
All Call of Duty titles are 50 percent. off.

Strategy First
Trainz Conductor Bundle. Use coupon: CONDUCTOR is $14.99, save 81 percent.

THQ Store
Frontlines: Fuel of War is $3.00, save 85 percent.

iTunes App Store specials
The Sims 3 (iPhone) is $0.99, save 86 percent.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Shadow Vanguard (iPhone) is $0.99, save 86 percent.
Battlefield Bad Company 2 (iPad) is $1.99, save 80 percent.
Dead Space (iPad) is $1.99, save 80 percent.
FIFA 11 by EA SPORTS for iPad (iPad) is $1.99, save 80 percent.
James Cameron's Avatar (iPad) is $0.99, save 80 percent.
Need For Speed Hot Pursuit (iPhone) is $0.99, save 80 percent.
Prince of Persia: Warrior Within HD (iPad) is $0.99, save 80 percent.
Resident Evil 4: PLATINUM (iPhone) is $0.99, save 80 percent.
Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 12 (iPhone) is $0.99, save 80 percent.
SimCity Deluxe (iPad) is $1.99, save 72 percent.

Kotaku thanks our coupon partners for providing these and other great deals. Be sure to bookmark and search their Kotaku hashtags (#techdealdigger, #dealzon, #logicbuy, #deals4downloads and #dealtaku) for updates throughout the week. Further, to our friends across the pond and north of the border, check the #ukdeals, #europedeals and #canadadeals hashtags and be sure to flag any deals you might have with that.

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