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The Moneysaver: The First Hangover of 2011 [Updated]

Illustration for article titled The Moneysaver: The First Hangover of 2011 [Updated]

Don't you worry your pretty striped head, we're gonna get you back to Tyson and your cozy tiger bed. And then we're gonna find our best friend Doug, and then we're gonna give him a best friend hug.


But if he's been murdered by crystal meth tweakers, well then we're shit out of luck.

Good morning, it's 2011 and it's not a holiday. Back to normal life, and that means steals and deals on video game software and hardware.



• Playstation Move Starter Bundle is $99.99 with a free bonus game (choose from 11 titles that sell for $24-$39) from SonyStyle. [Dealzon]

• Logitech G700 Wireless Laser Gaming Mouse is $69.99, free ship from NewEgg. Next best is $85. [Dealzon]

• MSI 16-inch GT660-003US laptop w/ Core i7-740QM, 6GB RAM, 1GB Nvidia CUDU GeForce GTX 285M is $849.99 after $100 rebate at Newegg. Next best is $1,272. [Dealzon]


• Biggest coupon ever for HP Envy 14 and Envy 14 Beats laptops takes $500 off configs $1399+, limited to 225 uses. Makes Envy 14 Core i7 + 6GB RAM $100 cheaper than i7+4GB was Cyber Monday. Also Core i7 Beats edition is $150 less than Cyber Monday. Both $899.99 now. [Dealzon]

• Last day for HP coupon $400 off Pavilion laptops customized to $1249+, a better value than this week's new coupon for $500 off $1399+. And HP is offering the same free upgrades as Black Friday weekend, which makes a 17.3" dv7t Select w/ Core i7, 8GB RAM, 1GB Radeon HD 5650, and Blu-ray only $899.99. Or get a 15.6" dv6t Select Core i7, 8GB RAM, 1GB Radeon HD 5650 for $849.99. [Dealzon]


• offers Microsoft Xbox 360 (S) 4GB Console with Kinect & 1-year Xbox Live Subscription for $334.99 with free shipping (normally $359.99). That's $25 off retail price on the bundle. [LogicBUY].

• Walmart has an Xbox 360 slim bundle, the 250GB Console with 2 Games (Alan Wake & Forze 3) and a $50 Gift Card for $299 only. Best deal since Black Friday for such a bundle. [LogicBUY].


• Gamestop is offering 20% Coupon code: ACC20 on Rock Band 3 Wireless Keyboard (Wii, 360, PS3). Final price of each is $63.99 shipped (normally $79.99). Other game accessories are also discounted using same coupon code. [LogicBUY].

• Back in stock at SonyStyle, Sony PS3 Move Bundle (Move Motion Controller + EYE + Sports Champion game) + Extra Free PS3 Move Game for $99.99 with free shipping (normally $139.98). [LogicBUY].


• Also back in stock at SonyStyle, PS3 Slim 320GB Move Bundle + Extra Free PS3 Move Game for $399.99 with free shipping (normally $439.98). [LogicBUY].

• Get free tote bag on Wii Fit registration at Club Nintendo. [LogicBUY].

• EA cuts 44% off ALL PC digital download (excludes pre-orders and MAP titles), ends today. Some key deals include Battlefield Bad Company 2 ($11.17), Mass Effect $8.37, Crysis Warhead $8.37, NFS Undercover $5.57 and more. [LogicBUY].



• Buy 1 Video Game, Get 1 50% off at Amazon [TechDealDigger]

• Halo: Reach (Xbox 360) is $34.99, free ship from Ebay. Next best is $40. [Dealzon]


• Call of Duty: Black Ops (PS3) for $39.99 at Newegg [TechDealDigger]

• NBA Jam (PS3, Xbox 360) is $29.99, free ship from Amazon. Next best is $43. [Dealzon]


• Your Shape Fitness Evolved (Xbox 360) for $33.99 with Free Shipping at Amazon [TechDealDigger]

• Zumba Fitness (PS3, Xbox 360) is $28.49, free ship from Amazon. Next best is $40. [Dealzon]


• EA Sports Active 2 Bundle (PS3, Wii, Xbox 360) is $47.99, free ship from Amazon, Sunday-only. Lowest price ever by $12. [Dealzon]

• Active Life: Explorer With Mat (Wii) is $29.99, free ship from Amazon. Next best is $55. [Dealzon]


• Aliens vs Predator (PS3) is $14.99, free ship from NewEgg. Next best is $29. [Dealzon]

• GTA IV Lock Box Bundle (PS3) has been cut over 51% at Amazon. [LogicBUY]

• Amazon cuts Active Life: Explorer With Mat (Wii) by 50% to $29.99 with free shipping. Next lowest price is $49 from


• EA continues to offer Command & Conquer Classic PC game downloads for FREE. [LogicBUY].

• Walmart has Xbox Live 12-month Gold Subscription for $39.99 (normally $45). [LogicBUY].


Digital Distribution

This listing of the digital download bargains, grouped by distributor, come courtesy of Deals4Downloads. You can see more at their roundup.


Medal of Honor for $29.95, save 50 percent.
Battlefield Bad Company 2 for $11.99, save 40 percent.
Mass Effect 2 for $13.39, save 33 percent.
BattleForge for $13.80, save 31 percent.
Dragon Age: Origins Awakening for $10.02, save 67 percent.
Mafia II for $12.50, save 75 percent.
Ghostbusters - The Video Game for $5.00, save 75 percent.
Grand Theft Auto IV for $5.00, save 75 percent.
Football Manager 2011 for $19.99, save 50 percent.

Fallout: New Vegas for $29.99, save 40 percent.

Direct2Drive UK
ArcaniA Gothic 4 for £20.95, save 30 percent.
Call of Duty: Black Ops for £34.95, save 13 percent.


Hundreds of games on sale, save up to 80 percent.

Almost entire catalogue on sale, save up to 50 percent.

Tom Clancy's HAWX 2 for $37.49, save 25 percent.

Microsoft Marketplace
LEGO Batman for $9.99, save 50 percent.
Lost Planet 2 for $19.99, save 50 percent.


Sony PSN
Football Manager Handheld (PSP) for $15.99, save 60 percent.
Burn Zombie Burn! (PS3) for $4.99, save 50 percent.
Iron Man 2 (PSP) for $15.99, save 20 percent.

Almost entire catalogue on sale!
Indie Mix Pack for $4.99, save 92 percent.
The Deus Ex Collection for $2.99, save 90 percent.
2K Mega Pack for $79.99, save 81 percent.
Portal for $3.74, save 80 percent.
Prince of Persia for $4.99, save 80 percent.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time for $2.49, save 80 percent.
Star Wars Jedi Knight Collection for $5.00, save 75 percent.
Supreme Commander 2 for $3.74, save 75 percent.
Team Fortress 2 for $5.00, save 75 percent.
Star Wars The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition for $14.99, save 53 percent.
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light for $7.49, save 50 percent.
NBA 2K11 for $20.09, save 33 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, #slickdeals 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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I spent like $150 on Steam this holiday. HORRIBLE! It's like crack!