Hardware Wars

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The Moneysaver is leading with deals on hardware this week because, well, there ain't much in the way of software. That is par for the course in a week in which everyone in the industry and following it wants to talk about games we won't be playing for another year or so. But we still have more than 50 of the week's best offers, rounded up by our top men on the job. Chewchilla, prepare for light speed!



• Xbox 360 Slim 250GB Hard Drive NTF-00001 (Refurbished) is $49.99, free ship from eBay Deals. Next best is $80. [Dealzon]

• Xbox 360 Wireless Controller for Windows PC is $34.99, free ship from NewEgg. Next best is $43. [Dealzon]

• GAEMS G155 Gaming and Entertainment Mobile System is $209.99 + $7.99 shipping from GameStop. Next best is $250. [Dealzon]

• Asus ENGTX570 GeForce GTX 570 (Fermi) 1280MB GDDR5 PCIe Video Card is $289.99 after rebate, free ship from NewEgg. Next best is $320. [Dealzon]

• XFX HD-695X-CDFC Radeon HD 6950 2GB GDDR5 PCIe Video Card with Dirt 3 is $199.99 after rebate, free ship from NewEgg. Next best is $255. [Dealzon]


• Plextor 256GB M3 Series SSD is $199.99 after rebate, free ship from NewEgg. Next best is $271. [Dealzon]

• Plextor 128GB PX-M3S Series SSD is $99.99 after rebate, free ship from NewEgg. Next best is $155. [Dealzon]


• Dell extended the $100 coupon for refreshed Alienware X51 desktops with Ivy Bridge that drops Quad Core i7-3770, GeForce GTX 555, 8GB RAM to $1,049. [Dealzon]

• Dell has a coupon for 20% off Alienware-branded accessories with purchase of any Alienware Laptop or Desktop. Stacks with other coupons or promotions. [Dealzon]


Asus K73SV-DH51 17.3-inch laptop with Core i5-2430M, 4GB RAM, GeForce GT 540M, Blu-ray is $649.97 + $9.16 ship from TigerDirect. Next best is $804. [Dealzon]

• Dell's 15.6-inch Inspiron 15R laptop with Quad Core i7-2670QM, GeForce GT 525M, 6GB RAM, 750GB HDD is $699, free ship from Microsoft Store. That's cheapest ever by $50. [Dealzon]


Lenovo Y480 Ivy Bridge 14-inch laptop with Quad Core i7-3610QM, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD + 32GB SSD, GeForce GT 640M, Blu-ray is $999, free ship from Lenovo. That's cheapest ever by $50 and $200 off last week's price of $1,199. [Dealzon]

Lenovo IdeaCentre B520 All-in-One desktop with 23-inch 1080p 3D Multi-Touch display, Quad Core i7-2600, GeForce GT 555M, 8GB RAM, TV Tuner, Blu-ray, Remote, is $1,399, free ship from Lenovo. That's cheapest ever by $80. [Dealzon]



• June 26 release Spec Ops: The Line (360, PS3) for $59.99 comes with $10 bonus from Amazon. Elsewhere list price, no bonus. [Dealzon]


• June 5 release Inversion (360, PS3) is $53.99, free ship from Buy.com. Also available for $60 with $10 credit at Amazon. Elsewhere $59 and up. [Dealzon]

• GameStop has two coupon codes this weekend for $10 off $89.99+ of in-stock games and accessories and $5 off PS3/360 priced $44.99 or more. [Dealzon]


Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 (PS3, 360) is $39.99, free ship from Best Buy. Next best is $55. [Dealzon]

Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice (PS3) is $19.99, free ship from NewEgg. Next best is $25. [Dealzon]


Little Big Planet: Game of the Year Edition (PS3) is $16.51 from Amazon. Next best is $23. [Dealzon]

EA Sports MMA (360) is $4.96 + $3.99 shipping from Amazon. Next best is $16. [Dealzon]


Honda Fever (DS) is $1.74 + $3.99 shipping from Amazon. Next best is $20. [Dealzon]

Warhammer 40k: Space Marine (PC) is $9.99, free ship from NewEgg. Next best is $20. [Dealzon]


Medal of Honor Limited Edition (PC) is $8.99, free ship from NewEgg. Next best is $12. [Dealzon]

Magicka Collection (PC download) is $4.99 from Amazon. Next best is $20. [Dealzon]


Digital Distribution

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


Plentiful Paradox Packageis $12.49, save 91 percent.
Bulletstormis $3.24, save 84 percent.
Red Faction Guerrillais $8.83, save 56 percent.
Nuclear Dawnis $12.09, save 52 percent.
Rayman Raving Rabbidsis $4.99, save 50 percent.

Gremlin Invasion: Survivoris $2.99, save 40 percent.

DotEmu Collection Vol1.is $9.99, save 50 percent.
Silmarils Collectionis $7.49, save 50 percent.


Serious Sam 3: BFEis $9.99, save 75 percent.

Aliens vs Predatoris $5.08, save 75 percent.
Perimeter 2: New Earthis $7.50, save 75 percent.
Stormriseis $4.99, save 75 percent.
UFO Trilogyis $6.00, save 70 percent.
Gratuitous Space Battles Complete Packis $20.99, save 59 percent.


Deus Ex: Human Revolutionis $9.88, save 67 percent.
Front Mission Evolvedis $5.18, save 60 percent.

Get Games
Assassin's Creed Brotherhoodis $7.49, save 75 percent.
Silent Hunter 5is $6.25, save 75 percent.


Dead Islandis $11.99, save 60 percent.
Dead Island Ryder White DLCis $3.99, save 60 percent.
Dead Island: Bloodbathis $3.99, save 60 percent.

Ultima 1+2+3is $2.99, save 50 percent.
Ultima 4+5+6is $2.99, save 50 percent.
Wing Commander 1+2is $2.99, save 50 percent.
Wing Commander: Privateeris $2.99, save 50 percent.


GameStop / Impulse
Titan Quest Goldis $4.99, save 75 percent.
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II: Retributionis $14.99, save 50 percent.

iTunes Store
Galaxy on Fire 2 (iPhone)is $0.99, save 80 percent.
2K Sports NHL 2K11 (iPhone)is $0.99, save 75 percent.
Civilization Revolution for iPad (iPad)is $1.99, save 72 percent.


Mac App Store
Palm Kingdoms 2 Deluxe (Mac)is $0.99, save 92 percent.
Invasion : Battlefield (Mac)is $0.99, save 75 percent.

Microsoft Xbox Live
Faery: Legends of Avalonis $7.49, save 50 percent.

Saints Row: The 3rdis $16.99, save 66 percent.
Worms Reloadedis $6.80, save 66 percent + Free Weekend.


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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If you guys could only get one of those Ultima games/bundles which would it be? I'm light on cash right now, but interested...