Pete, the personal rancor reflected in that remark I don't intend to dignify with comment. But I would like to address your general attitude of hopeless negativism. Consider the lilies of the goddamn field. Hell, take at look at these deals here as your paradigm of hope.
• Nintendo Wii white or black console bundle is $179.99, free ship from Amazon. Usually $200. [Dealzon]
• Walmart has Xbox 360 250GB Console with 2 bonus games and additional wireless controller for $299. [LogicBUY].
• Xbox 360 Slim 250GB Hard Drive (Microsoft NTF-00001) is $92.38, free ship from Amazon. Next best is $118. [Dealzon]
• PlayStation Move Motion Controller is $39.99 + $2.99 ship from GameStop. Next best is $50. [Dealzon]
• Xbox 360 S Wireless Controller NSF-00001 is $29.99, free ship from Buy.com or NewEgg. Next best is $40. [Dealzon]
• HP is selling Intel Core i7 2nd Gen Sandy Bridge processors again in their dv6t Quad and dv7t Quad models. Use non-stackable $300 coupon codes NB1166 or NB6797 to save $150 more than HP's normal instant savings. [Dealzon]
• Dell offers $70 extra off the new Dell XPS 15 and 17 laptops with 2nd Gen Intel Core i processors via coupon code 932N$0ZCCHWZB9. The XPS 15 has upgrade option for 1080p display, and XPS 17 can be 1080p and 3D. [Dealzon]
• Fight Night Champion (PS3) is $49.99, free ship from NewEgg. Next best is $58. [Dealzon]
• Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II (PS3, Wii, XBox 360) is $34.99, free ship from NewEgg. Next best is $51 (PS3, Xbox) and $40 (Wii). [Dealzon]
• Pre-order Killzone 3 and Move Sharpshooter Bundle (PS3) for $79.98 with free shipping from Meijer ($20 savings).
• Pre-order Pokemon - Black/White version (DS) + $10 Amazon Credit for $34.99 with free shipping. [LogicBUY].
• High Velocity Bowling (PS3) is $19.99, free ship from NewEgg. Next best is $34. [Dealzon]
• Shawn Johnson Gymnastics (Wii) is $14.99, free ship from Buy.com. Next best is $23. [Dealzon]
• Shimano Xtreme Fishing (Wii) is $9.99, free ship from NewEgg. Next best is $16. [Dealzon]
The following listing of digital download bargains, grouped by distributor, come courtesy of Deals4Downloads. You can see more at their roundup.
• Far Cry 2: Fortune's Edition for $3.99, Save 80%
• Call of Juarez 2: Bound in Blood for $3.99, Save 87%
• Assassin's Creed Director's Cut for $3.99, Save 80%
• Silent Hunter 4 Wolves of the Pacific for $6.25, Save 69%
• Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City for $12.00, Save 60%
• Download Dragon Age Origins: Ultimate Edition from Amazon for $19.99 only ($17 less than a physical copy). [LogicBUY]
• Virtual Villagers: A New Home for $0.99, Save 86%
• Global Agenda: Sandstorm for $9.95, Save 75%
• Hearts of Iron III for $5.95, Save 70%
• Save 10% on all PC game downloads over $29.95 at Direct2Drive using LOGICBUYMARCH coupon code. [LogicBUY].
• Empire & Napoleon Total War - Game of the Year Edition for $24.97, Save 50%
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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.