The Moneysaver: Heed the Call

The Labor Day weekend brings us pre-order savings on Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and NHL 13, plus half-off savings on Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes—but only for the DS. If you're still looking to get in on Guild Wars 2 the standard edition isn't seeing any discounts currently but the digital deluxe edition is. These savings plus 60 others are below in the latest edition of The Moneysaver. Check 'em out.

Software

• Nov. 13 release Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 (360, PS3, PC) is $47.99, free shipping from NewEgg through Sunday. Next best is $60. [Dealzon]

• Sep. 11 release NHL 13 (360, PS3) for $59.99 comes with $15 bonus credit at Amazon. List price is $60. [Dealzon]

Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS3, 360, PC) is $34.99, free shipping from NewEgg. Next best is $50. [Dealzon]

Mass Effect 3 (360, PS3) is $19.99 + $3.49 shipping from GameStop. Next best is $36. [Dealzon]

Mortal Kombat (Vita) is $14.99 + $3.49 shipping from GameStop. Next best is $28. [Dealzon]

Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance (3DS) is $29.99, free shipping from GameStop. Next best is $40. [Dealzon]

Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (DS) is $14.99 from Amazon. Next best is $30. [Dealzon]

Guild Wars 2 Digital Deluxe Edition (PC download) is $63.99 from GameFly. Next best is $80. Standard edition no longer on sale anywhere at a discount. [Dealzon]

Mass Effect 3: N7 Digital Deluxe Edition (PC download) is $19.99 from Amazon. Next best is $50. [Dealzon]

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning (PC download) is $15.99, free shipping from Amazon. List price is $40. [Dealzon]

Mass Effect 3 (PC download) is $15.99 from Amazon. Next best is $40. [Dealzon]

• Spore Ultimate Digital Collection: Spore, Spore Galactic Adventures, and Spore Creepy and Cute Parts Expansion Pack (PC download) is $11.99 from Amazon. List price is $30. [Dealzon]

Might & Magic: Heroes VI (PC) is $11.99, free shipping from Buy.com. Next best is $22. [Dealzon]

The Sims 3 (PC download) is $9.99 from Amazon. Next best is $30. [Dealzon]

Hunted: The Demon's Forge (PC) is $4.99, free shipping from NewEgg. Next best is $16. [Dealzon]

Hunted: The Demon's Forge (PC) is $4.99, free shipping from NewEgg. Next best is $16. [Dealzon]

Quantum Conundrum (PC download) is $3 from GameFly. Next best is $12. [Dealzon]

• Vigil Games is offering a free Rusanov's Axe for Darksiders 2 (360, PS3) for liking their page on Facebook. [Dealzon]

Hardware

• Xbox 360 4GB Console with Kinect Bundle, Kinect Sports: Season 2, 12-Month Live Gold, remote, HDMI cable, and 3-Month Hulu Plus subscription is $299, free shipping from Microsoft Store. List price is $474. [Dealzon]

• Xbox 360 Elite 250GB Console is $249.99, free shipping from Best Buy. Normally $300. [Dealzon]

• PlayStation Vita WiFi for $249.99, free shipping, comes with $50 Best Buy gift card. [Dealzon]

• ViewSonic 27-inch VP2770-LED 1440p 5ms IPS Monitor is $759.99, free shipping from NewEgg. List price is $850. [Dealzon]

• Samsung 27-inch S27B550V 2ms LED Monitor is $299.99, free shipping from NewEgg. Next best is $330. [Dealzon]

• Intel 240GB 520 Series Cherryville SSD is $199.99 after rebate, free shipping from NewEgg. Next best is $240. [Dealzon]

• Corsair 120GB Neutron Series GTX SSD is $129.99, free shipping from NewEgg. Next best is $140. [Dealzon]

• OCZ 120GB Vertex 3 SSD is $74.99 after rebate, free shipping from NewEgg. Next best is $95. [Dealzon]

Alienware M17x 17.3-inch laptop with Quad Core i7-2670QM 2nd Gen, Radeon HD 6970M 2GB, 1080p, 8GB RAM is $1,249, free shipping from Dell. That's cheapest ever by $150. [Dealzon]

Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 20994AU Ivy Bridge 15.6-inch laptop with Core i5-3210M, 6GB RAM, 500GB 7200RPM HDD, GeForce GTX660M is $839.20, free shipping from Lenovo. That's cheapest ever by $210. [Dealzon]

Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 21512MU Ivy Bridge 15.6-inch laptop with Core i5-3210M 3rd Gen, 6GB RAM, GeForce GT 630M is $479.99 after rebate, free shipping from NewEgg. Normally $650. [Dealzon]

HP TouchSmart 610 23-inch 1080p All-In-One desktop with Quad Core i7-2600, 1080p, Radeon HD 6450A, Blu-ray Writer is $949.99, free shipping from HP. That's cheapest ever by $137. [Dealzon]

Digital Distribution

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

Adventure Shop
Black Mirror III is $9.99, save 50 percent.
Dreamfall: The Longest Journey is $9.99, save 50 percent.

Amazon
Plethora of Paradox Games is $9.51, save 93 percent.
Square Enix Ultimate Collection is $9.50, save 90 percent.
Disney Gamer bundle is $8.99, save 85 percent.
The WTF Pack is $19.99, save 80 percent.
X-COM: Collection is $3.75, save 75 percent.
Hitman Triple Threat Pack is $7.49, save 75 percent.
Mass Effect 3 is $15.99, save 60 percent.
Alan Wake: Collector's Bundle is $17.50, save 50 percent.

GameFly
Just Cause 2 is $4.99, save 75 percent.
Dungeon Siege III is $4.99, save 75 percent.

GamersGate
Section 8 is $4.95, save 83 percent.
Racing Team Manager is $6.95, save 77 percent.
Supreme Commander Gold Edition is $5.00, save 75 percent.
Cursed Mountain is $4.98, save 50 percent.

Get Games
London 2012: The Official video game of the Olympic Games is $22.49, save 50 percent.

GMG
Men of War: Red Tide is $1.99, save 90 percent.
Reign: Conflict of Nations is $1.99, save 90 percent.

GOG
Age of Wonders 2: The Wizard's Throne is $4.99, save 50 percent.
Total Annihilation: Commander Pack is $2.99, save 50 percent.

Impulse
Syndicate is $14.99, save 50 percent.

iTunes Store
Fight Night Champion (iPhone) is $0.99, save 80 percent.
Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 12 (iPad) is $0.99, save 80 percent.

Mac App Store
Dungeon Crawlers (Mac) is $1.99, save 60 percent.
Civilization IV (Mac) is $9.99, save 50 percent.

Sony PSN
Magician Lord (PS3) is $4.49, save 50 percent.
League Bowling (PS3) is $4.49, save 50 percent.

Steam
The Darkness II is $12.49, save 75 percent.
Cthulhu Saves the World and Breath of Death VII Double Pack is $1.49, save 50 percent.
Penny Arcade's On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 3 is $2.99, save 40 percent.

THQ Store
Metro 2033 is $5.00, save 75 percent.
Saints Row 2 is $3.75, save 75 percent.
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine is $10.50, save 65 percent.

Kotaku thanks our coupon partners for providing these and other great deals. Be sure to bookmark and search their Kotaku hashtags (#dealzon, #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.

As always, smart gamers can find values any day of the week, so if you've run across a deal, share it with us in the comments.


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