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Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers are now $10 off at Amazon

By James Pickard, Friday, 23 October 2020 17:44 GMT Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers have been given a rare discount over at Amazon US, where you can pick up a pair for $69.Multiple colours are available including Red/Blue, Grey, Blue/Yellow and Pink/Green. Nintendo Switch Joy-Con for $69 Now, $10 off may not be the biggest price cut on the Switch accessory, but we’re willing to take it – especially when the Joy-Con are already so expensive in the first place.They don’t see any discounts all that often, either, so it’s worth snapping up a saving while you can.If you aren’t desperate…

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Final Fantasy 15 is getting a lavish $200 hardcover book of lore, concept art and more

By James Pickard, Friday, 16 October 2020 16:42 GMT Surprising everyone, Square Enix and Dark Horse have announced the Final Fantasy 15 Official Works – a hardcover book that features an encyclopedia of information and materials from the 2016 RPG.Basically, it’s a vast 192-page compendium that’s only been released in Japan so far. It contains an assortment of Final Fantasy 15 lore, commentary, data and concept art. It also digs into the creation of the game, the world of Eos, the game’s characters and so much more information than you could possibly need about the game’s universe. The Final Fantasy…

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Best Buy and Walmart have big discounts on Switch games to rival Amazon Prime Day

By Alan Wen, Wednesday, 14 October 2020 19:04 GMT As we’re into the last day of Amazon Prime Day, there are still deals to be found. Some of these you’ll actually find at other online retailers besides Amazon.Not to be outdone, the likes of Walmart and Best Buy have also got their own offers of discounted games. In some cases these aren’t just price matches but actually better than what you can find on Prime Day. For the consumer, that’s a  win-win.The majority of these are Switch games, and RPG fans are in for a treat from Walmart: Xenoblade Chronicles:…

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Save on Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Control and more as Target also slashes prices on Amazon Prime Day

By Alan Wen, Tuesday, 13 October 2020 21:03 GMT If you’re looking for other gaming deals besides from Amazon Prime Day, you’re in luck. Rival stores are also getting in on the action with their own deals, and Target even has some lower-priced games. Here’s some of the highlights we found: Assassin’s Creed Odyssey  (PS4) – $19.99 (-60%) The Sims 4 + Star Wars: Journey to Batuu Bundle (PS4) – $19.99 (-50%) Control (PS4) – $13.99 (-50%) Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 (PS4) – $8.99 (-50%) Man Eater (PS4) – $19.99 (-50%) Rainbow Six Siege (Xbox One) – $9.99 (-50%)…

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Nintendo Switch and Ring Fit bundle is discounted on Amazon right now

By Joel Franey, Tuesday, 13 October 2020 07:02 GMT The Nintendo Switch with neon-colour Joy-Cons is currently on sale bundled with the Ring Fit, Nintendo’s own fitness game that comes with a giant plastic ring for you to squeeze, pull and throw around in the name of health and exercise. Amazon is selling the two together for £314.99, a price reduction of 12% down from the norm, as a Featured Flash Deal for Amazon Prime Day. Nintendo Switch Neon (Red/Blue Joy-Cons) + Ring Fit bundle – £314.99 Ring Fit and the Nintendo Switch alike have been in huge demand over…

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Best Amazon Prime Day gaming deals 2020 – Switch, PS4, Xbox One, PC and more

Better late than never – Amazon Prime Day is back, with hundreds of gaming deals to pick from, letting you save money while grabbing all the games, consoles, peripherals, gadgets and merch you’ve been looking for over 48 hours. Below we’ve listed everything you need to know about Amazon Prime Day 2020, as well as all the best deals, updated to-the-moment, so you can find what you need and save money in the process. There’s no shortage of gaming deals this year, with options across Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and more. You can find some of our highlights just below, with some…

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Limited edition Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch is back in stock at more stores

By Joel Franey, Tuesday, 6 October 2020 10:35 GMT The special island-themed Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch console is on sale once again at a number of retailers in the US.After quickly being all bought up around the time of the game’s release, Amazon, Gamestop and Best Buy all have the limited edition Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch console back on sale. It was initially available back in January.It features special blue and green Joy-Cons and an image of the Nook family proudly standing on the dock. The standard version does not include a copy of Animal Crossing New Horizons, but GameStop is…

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Nintendo and Sony confirmed for Amazon Prime Day

By Joel Franey, Monday, 28 September 2020 15:35 GMT Amazon Prime Day 2020 will be coming on 13th-14th October, and two brands that have been confirmed to be included in a major way are Nintendo and Sony, bringing with them a range of deals and discounts for Amazon Prime members.This is big news for those who have plans to buy gaming tech and merchandise, as historically sales events on Amazon have usually come with bundles and significant discounts, especially in regards to console bundles. More specifically, these are some bundles and hot-ticket items we’ve seen discounted hard in the past,…

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The limited edition Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch is back in stock

By Joel Franey, Friday, 25 September 2020 15:57 GMT The special island-themed Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch console is on sale, though likely not for long.After quickly being all bought up around the time of the game’s release, Gamestop US has confirmed that the special limited edition Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch console is briefly back on sale. It initially went on sale back in January.It features special blue and green Joy-Cons, an image of the Nook family proudly standing on the dock, and you can buy it bundled the download code for New Horizons itself, meaning that customers can ensure that…

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NPD July 2020: Switch and Ghost of Tsushima are the month’s best-sellers

Nintendo Switch was once again the best-selling console, according to the NPD July 2020 report, and Ghost of Tsushima was the best-selling game for the month.The NPD has released its report for the month of July 2020.Software sales hit $3.3 billion in July 2020, which is up by 34% year-over-year (yoy). Digital content spending, which includes full game downloads, post-launch content, mobile, and subscription spending, increased by 41%.Year-to-date 2020 content spending reached $23.0 billion, up 21% yoy with the strongest gains coming from digital content spending on consoles.Ghost of Tsushima was July’s best-selling title and it debuted as the fifth…

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The Hori Split Pad Pro Switch controller is coming back in multiple new colours

By James Pickard, Tuesday, 11 August 2020 16:56 GMT Missed out on the Hori Split Pad Pro for Nintendo Switch? Good news, it’s coming back in a new range of colours and is available to pre-order right now.The hugely popular and officially licensed controller attachment for the Nintendo Switch has previously only been available with a design inspired by Daemon X Machina. Although, in fairness, that seemed to extend to just a fancy ‘X’ button and some shaded analogue sticks.These new versions come in basic black, red and blue colours – nothing that’s too over the top or garish, then.Pre-orders…

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Sony’s best noise-cancelling wireless headphones are at a new low price

By James Pickard, Tuesday, 11 August 2020 15:01 GMT For today only, you can get a pair of the best noise-cancelling wireless headphones – the Sony WH-1000XM3 – for a terrific new low price in both the US and UK.In multiple reviews, the WH-1000XM3s are rated extremely high, with heaps of praise poured on their audio quality, noise-cancelling capabilities and comfort. They even beat out some of the other big names in the space, such as the Bose QuietComfort series. Sony WH-1000XM3 Noise-Cancelling Wireless Headphones for $248 from Amazon US Sony WH-1000XM3 Noise-Cancelling Wireless Headphones for £229 from Amazon UK…

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Amazon Prime Day gaming deals 2020 – what you need to know

At this time of year, we’d usually be reminiscing about all the top Amazon Prime Day gaming deals we scooped up. However, the ongoing disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic downturn has meant the sales bonanza has been delayed. We now know, though, that Prime Day 2020 is likely to take place in October instead. This is yet to be confirmed and it may even be pushed further back. We’ve got all the latest you need to know right here.Amazon has confirmed it will definitely be taking place, so they’ll need to be careful otherwise it…

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Get ready for QuakeCon this weekend with sales of up to 80% off on Bethesda games from GOG and Xbox Store

By Alan Wen, Tuesday, 4 August 2020 15:07 GMT The 25th annual QuakeCon kicks off from the comfort of your home this weekend from August 7-9 with 60 non-stop hours of streams, the schedule which you can find here. To coincide with the festivities, both GOG and the Xbox Store are running sales with some great savings from Bethesda’s back catalogue and you can get on those deals right now.The GOG QuakeCon Sale runs until August 17 and offers DRM-free PC games from Bethesda. It is however lacking when it comes to the latest releases but you’ll find plenty of…

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Save on PC games from Sega, Capcom, Bandai Namco and more at the Fanatical sale

By Alan Wen, Monday, 3 August 2020 15:55 GMT The Fanatical Summer Sale starts today, and fans of Japanese games have a special reason to rejoice as Sega, Capcom and Bandai Namco are among the many publishers offering a bountiful of savings.Sega’s got arguably the most deals of the lot, with huge savings across from the latest ports to their classic back catalogue.We rounded out some of our favourites here: The Yakuza Bundle (includes Yakuza 0, Yakuza Kiwami and Yakuza Kiwami 2 for $26.49 / £20.99 Valkyria Chronicles 4 for $15.99 / £12.79 Catherine Classic for $9.19 / £6.89 Sonic…