I am very thrilled and proud to be here. It's been a wonderful ceremony here on behalf of our own Fred "The Dorf" Dorfman! He wasn't ashamed to admit to me that he had syphilis.
When your brother is, in fact, named "Fletch," you can quote this movie back to front. "As I pulled up to my imitation apartment building I observed the Oldsmobuick of Mr. Arnold T. Pants, Esquire, attorney for the former Mrs. Erwin Fletcher. Time to use the service entrance."
"Hey Freddie, how's the herpes? Does it hurt?"
Alright, on with the deals.
• Xbox 360 250GB Console + Kinect bundle comes with $50 Bonus Credit from Amazon at $399.99, free ship. [Dealzon]
• Xbox 360 S black controller (NSF-0001) is $29.99 at Newegg and Amazon. Lowest recently has been $37 at Amazon. Silver transforming controller with Play & Charge Kit is $44.99, free ship from NewEgg. Next best is $53. [Dealzon]
• Nintendo Wii white or black console bundles are $179, free ship from Amazon. [Dealzon]
• HP Envy 17-1181NR 17-inch 1080p preconfig with Core i7, Blu-ray, 6- and 9-cell batteries is only $1,215.37, free ship from Amazon. Next best is $1,418 at Newegg. Lesser spec'd base config at HP is $1250 for Core i5 without 1080p, Blu-ray, or 9-cell. And customizing to match this preconfig would cost $1,825. [Dealzon]
• Asus N71JQ-X1 17-inch laptop with Core i7, 1GB Radeon HD 5730 is $899.99, free ship from Amazon. Next best is $1,200. [Dealzon]
• Killzone 3 (PS3) pre-order is $48.99, free ship from NewEgg. Next best is $58 at Amazon. [Dealzon]
• Call of Duty: Black Ops Prestige Edition $79.99 plus $2.99 shipping at BestBuy TechDealDigger
• Bulletstorm PS3 and Epic Edition (360) are $49.99, free ship from NewEgg. Next best are $58 and $60. [Dealzon]
• Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (PS3) is $19.99 at Amazon, and (360) is $19.96 + $1.97 ship from Walmart.com. Next best are $49 and $41. [Dealzon]
• Wii Fit Plus with Balance Board is $79.96, free ship from Amazon, who matched Walmart's price drop. Best recently has been $89.99 from Amazon. [Dealzon]
• Assassin's Creed II: Discovery (Nintendo DS) is $9.99, free ship at NewEgg. Next best is $18.49. [Dealzon]
This listing of the digital download bargains, grouped by distributor, come courtesy of Deals4Downloads. You can see more at their roundup.
• Space Siege for $3.97, save 74 percent.
• Silent Hunter 5: Battle of the Atlantic for $8.43, save 72 percent.
• Zombie Shooter 2 for $2.50, save 75 percent.
• Red Faction Guerrilla for $8.44, save 58 percent.
• James Camerons Avatar: The Game for $9.98, save 50 percent.
• EverQuest: House of Thule for $19.95, save 50 percent.
• Football Manager 2011 for $19.99, save 50 percent.
• Medal of Honor for $29.95, save 50 percent.
• Mafia II for $27.99, save 44 percent.
• Chronicles of Riddick Assault on Dark Athena for $11.40, save 43 percent.
• Batman: Arkham Asylum Game of the Year Edition for $14.99, save 50 percent.
• Age of Empires III: Complete Collection for $19.99, save 50 percent.
• Borderlands for $9.99, save 50 percent.
• Osmos for $4.99, save 50 percent.
UK Digital Deals:
• Disciples III: Renaissance for £9.95, save 50 percent.
• Patrician IV for £14.95, save 50 percent.
• Tropico 3 for £7.50, save 50 percent.
• Mercenaries 2: World in Flames for £9.95, save 33 percent.
• Assassin's Creed 2 for £9.99, save 50 percent.
• Batman: Arkham Asylum Game of the Year Edition for £12.49, save 50 percent.
• BioShock 2 for £6.99, save 50 percent.
• Dead Rising 2 for £14.99, save 50 percent.
• Mafia II for £19.99, save 50 percent.
• RUSE for £14.99, save 50 percent.
• Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Conviction for £9.99, save 50 percent.
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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.