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EA May Discount Battlefront II When The Last Jedi Releases In December

Posted on November 3, 2017 by Rae Michelle Richards

Star Wars Battlefront II isn’t out for another two weeks but thanks to a quote from Blake J. Jorgenson ( E.VP and Chief Financial Officer at Electronic Artes) during a recent inventors call, we now know that the publisher may offer some form of discount to tie into the theatrical release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. 

Retailers dropping the price on AAA titles during the rush of pre-Christmas shopping is increasingly common, especially with things like Black Friday. Electronic Arts itself has a history of discounting their popular titles: last year Titanfall 2 could be found for under $40CDN during EA’s own Origin Holiday Sale last year. Two years ago, when The Force Awakens released, the original Battlefront was discounted to $40 USD during the launch week of the film. 

Here’s the full quote from Blake Jorgenson: 

“We will most likely discount the game like we did last time around the movie launch, and maybe you’ll even see some selective discounts around the holidays, either Thanksgiving or Christmas. That’s the way the games business always has worked. And so if you see the title on discount, don’t read anything into that other than the fact that that’s the way you sell games in the holidays.”

Will you pick up Star Wars Battlefront II on release day, November 17th, or wait for the holiday discounts a few short weeks later? 


Edit: Headline edited to reflect the proper Star Wars film being released this year – The Last Jedi.


Sony Announces Spring Fever Sale

Posted on February 26, 2015 by Rae Michelle Richards

Sony has announced an 8 week sale over on the PlayStation Blog, you read that right a series of discounts that last two months. The Spring Fever sale includes 10% discounts for on yet to be released digital titles like Shovel Knight and the upcoming Helldivers. These special discounts will only be available for the launch of each respective game. Things kick into gear on March and last until April 27th.Read More


MGS V: Ground Zeroes Discounted To $20

Posted on October 30, 2014 by Rae Michelle Richards

Has the price for MGS V: Ground Zeroes kept you waiting for a discount? Just in time for Halloween, Konami has announced that all digital and physical copies of Ground Zeroes will be reduced to $19.99! Considering the game originally retailed for $39.99 USD for physical copies (or $44.99 if you live in the great white north) this new price point might be more appealing.

When we reviewed the game this past April we praised the brand new mechanics on display as well as the impressive graphics. The main story mission is rather short, clocking in at around 2 hours in length, but the extra missions do add some re-playability to Ground Zereos. If you’re looking to get a taste of MGS V before The Phantom Pain drops next year there is no other way to do it.

Full PR text after the jump.

Source: KonamiRead More


Awesome Music On Today’s Steam Sale

Posted on July 13, 2013 by Les Major

Are you a fan of RPG Maker VX Ace and really need some great music for your video game project? Well today is your day! Not only is the software itself on for a discount price of $23.79, but Joel Steudler’s music pack the Cinematic Soundtrack is available for only $6.79! That’s fourty tracks, looped and alternate mixes, royalty free!

I’m a huge fan of Joel’s music, and you just won’t find a better deal than this. He really brings every project he’s on to life. His music is the other half of what makes things awesome! You can listen to some of the tracks on the official website for RPG Maker VX Ace and hear for yourself.

You can see the Steam page directly for the DLC here: Cinematic Soundtrack by Joel Steudler.


The 2013 Steam Summer Sale Has Begun!

Posted on July 11, 2013 by Les Major

It’s official! After a heavy load of visitors brought the store to a halt, it’s now somewhat working with occasional heavy load messages. Today’s big sale? Bioshock Infinite at 50% off! Scribblenauts Unlimited, which we’ve reviewed and we’re very much fans of is on for a meer $4.99! Current flash sales include Counter Strike: Global Offense for just over $5, Dragon Age Origins Ultimate Edition for $8.99 (A fantastic game if you haven’t already gotten into it), GRID 2 and Skyrim: Legendary Edition top out the current sales featured every eight hours.

Things do seem a bit rough, even for the wishlist page, so at current time you may want to specifically go to the Steam page of games you’re curious about to confirm if they’re on sale or not. I know I’m eagerly checking my list.

Steam has also introduced a large focus on the recent addition of trading cards to the site. They’re virtual cards that apparently can be crafted into Steam badges. These in turn give you marketable items such as emoticons, profile backgrounds, and coupons. Cards can even be dropped in games such as Borderlands 2 it seems.


Steam Sale Starting At 1PM Eastern Time?

Posted on July 11, 2013 by Les Major

Rumors have been circulating for weeks now about the potential date this summers Steam Sale would begin. Kotaku is calling for 1pm Eastern Time today, yes in just a few minutes really, based on a press release on the game Fortix 2. The press release claims the Steam Summer Sale will begin today, July the 11th to 18th.

Fortix 2 Summer Sale price cut! Fortix 2 will be 50% discounted during the July 11-18 Steam Summer Sale! We are cutting the price in half and, because of our recent permanent price drop, that makes Fortix 2 temporarily only $0.99 !


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