What Deals Did You Get?

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Stores online and off had all kinds of sales on today for video games, consoles, accessories, even clothes. Did you score anything?

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Let us know? What was your best deal of the week?

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I didn't bother doing much pre-planning aside from browsing a few ads, but I think I did pretty well AND got a decent amount of sleep to boot. I got up at about 9am and headed down to Target, where I was able to grab the last PS3 controller in the store for $10 off the New Super Mario Bros. Wii with a $10 gift card. I threw in a DVD movie and some candy to get the total over $100 for another $10 gift card. I then went to another Target, where I applied the two $10 gift cards to a copy of GT5, and I happened to notice they still had the NFS Hot Pursuit available for $35 (not bad for a new release) so I grabbed the 360 version of that.

I thought I was done at that point, but while I was in the process of downloading the usual 300MB of required system updates I encounter every time I turn on my PS3 and trying to make sense of the GT5 UI (still working on that one), my parents actually called asking if I could find and buy a Kinect for them. Pretty much the only place that has the standalone ones right now is the newly opened Microsoft store in Bellevue, so I braved the swirling maelstroms of retail (shockingly enough, there was still a line to get into the MS store) and grabbed a Kinect and Kinect sports. While checking out there, I was informed that they were offering XBL Gold renewals for $20 off, so I grabbed one of those as well, and somehow ended up with $20 off the Kinect as well (not quite sure how.) Oh, and as a last-minute deal I just ordered an iPad camera connector kit off the Apple website while it was only ridiculously overpriced rather than hideously overpriced. I figure I'm going to want to have one before I go on a cruise in March.

At this point, I'm pretty sure it'll be a while before I need to buy any more games. I'm kinda' overloaded right now.