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Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy Curtain Call only £12 at GAME

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Jonathan Lester
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Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy Curtain Call only £12 at GAME

Theatrhythm is awesome. And prounounced 'theatre-rhythm,' in case you were wondering. Blending rhythm games with RPG mechanics and the legendary Final Fantasy soundtrack, this is basically a must-have for any fan.

Better yet, you can now buy Theatrhythm: Curtain Call for only £12.99 from GAME.

The sequel expands on the original game massively, with a bunch of new gameplay modes, over 200 songs, and 60 playable characters. Another great spot from FantasyDeals!

Get South Park: The Stick of Truth on PC for just £6.66

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Carl Phillips
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Get South Park: The Stick of Truth on PC for just £6.66

South Park: The Stick of Truth on PC is currently £6.99 from CDKeys

Here's yet another chance to get the excellent South Park RPG for under the £7 mark. The listing from CDKeys undercuts the next best at Base by a pound, but if you combine it with a Facebook discount code (which you can claim by clicking on the product page) you can drop the price to £6.66 for a download code for Steam. As Brendan points out in our review, Obsidian Entertainment have managed to create an enjoyable and authentic South Park experience thanks to the involvement of Trey Parker and Matt Stone. With a combat system that is surprisingly deeper than it appears, it would seem that The Stick Of Truth has ended up being worth the wait - despite the hilarious censorship issues.

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Save 50% on Baldur's Gate, Baldur's Gate II & Icewind Dale Enhanced Editions on GOG

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Jonathan Lester
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Save 50% on Baldur's Gate, Baldur's Gate II & Icewind Dale Enhanced Editions on GOG

Save 50% on Enhanced Infinity Engine games on GOG this week.

Specifically you can pick up Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition and Baldur's Gate 2: Enhanced Edition for £6.69 apiece, while Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition is only £9.99.

Personally-speaking, I love all of these games with a passion, though believe it or not I rate Icewind Dale as my favourite. It's more heavily centred on tactical combat and party formation, allowing us to create all six party members before bringing the fires of hell to the spine of the world, and presents some incredibly nuanced encounters to test your mettle. The Enhanced Edition is pretty decent too with new character kits and a little extra content.

Get Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMix (Essentials) for just £10.99

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Carl Phillips
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Games deals, Kingdom Hearts, PS3 games, RPGs

Get Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMix (Essentials) for just £10.99

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMix (Essentials) on PS3 is currently £10.99 from Base

If you've yet to experience the Kingdom Hearts series, or are looking for an excuse to remember the story, this deal from Base might be of interest. Coming in at just over a tenner, it's the best price we've seen for the re-release on PS3 and will save you a few pounds in the process. As well as the main game you'll also get Re: Chain of Memories and a cinematic retelling of 358/2 Days, ensuring you have plenty to get through for the price. Thanks to FantasyDeals @ HUKD!

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South Park: The Stick of Truth on PC falls to just £6.95

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Carl Phillips
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South Park: The Stick of Truth on PC falls to just £6.95

South Park: The Stick of Truth on PC is currently £6.95 from The Game Collection

Today's flash sale from TGC is a damn fine one, if I say so myself. Not only is it the best price we've seen for the South Park RPG, but it beats the next cheapest price with stock by around £4, which is a fair saving. As Brendan points out in our review, Obsidian Entertainment have managed to create an enjoyable and authentic South Park experience thanks to the involvement of Trey Parker and Matt Stone. With a combat system that is surprisingly deeper than it appears, it would seem that The Stick Of Truth has ended up being worth the wait - despite the hilarious censorship issues. Thanks to oUkTuRkEyIII @ HUKD!

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Skyrim: Legendary Edition now a legendary £12.99 on PS3

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Jonathan Lester
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Skyrim: Legendary Edition now a legendary £12.99 on PS3

Skyrim: Legendary Edition PS3 now only £12.99 at Base. Click here to buy this cheap PS3 deal.

Base are currently commanding a legendary £12.99 price for Skyrim's Legendary Edition, which includes the magnificent RPG and all of its DLC. It's a great price and most of the PS3 bugs should have been fixed by now.

Plus it's another great excuse to deploy Carl's amazing captioned banner again. Thanks Gooner!

Bethesda are holding their first E3 presentation this year. Might we see a new Elder Scrolls game or Skyrim PS4/Xbox One port? See also: what to expect from Bethesda's first ever E3 press conference.

Need a timesink? Buy Fallout: New Vegas - Ultimate Edition for a fiver at Asda

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Matt Gardner
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Need a timesink? Buy Fallout: New Vegas - Ultimate Edition for a fiver at Asda

Buy Fallout: New Vegas - Ultimate Edition for a fiver at Asda. Click here to buy >>

The Ultimate Edition includes all of FNV's expansion packs -- Dead Money, Honest Hearts, Old World Blues and Lonesome Road -- along with two additional DLC drops -- Courier's Stash and Gun Runners' Arsenal -- for extra in-game swag.

It's worth noting that this is only really worth it if you want all of the DLC. If you're not bothered about the extras, GameKeysNow have the base game for £3.99. Cheers jojow158!

Grab Dragon Age: Inquisition from £19.85 in the ShopTo Pay Day Sale

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Matt Gardner
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Grab Dragon Age: Inquisition from £19.85 in the ShopTo Pay Day Sale

Heads up, RPG fans! You can grab Dragon Age: Inquisition from £19.85 in the ShopTo Pay Day Sale on last-gen systems. Bear in mind, too, that this listing also includes the Flames of the Inquisition armour exclusive DLC.

DAI is an excellent, enormous RPG. I've been playing it for well over 100 hours now, and I'm still yet to finish my first playthrough. You can read Carl's Dragon Age: Inquisition review here.

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Free Login Weekend begins this Friday

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Matt Gardner
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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, JRPGs, MMORPGs, PS3 games, PS4 games, RPGs

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Free Login Weekend begins this Friday

If you've already purchased and registered FFXIV, but maybe got bored and wandered off, or otherwise deactivated your account, Square Enix are offering lapsed and wayward sons and daughters the chance to check out what's new in the recently released Patch 2.5.

The Free Login Weekend will take place from Friday 30th January (08:00 GMT) to Monday 2nd February (08:00 GMT) and will be eligible to "players who have previously purchased and registered Final Fantasy XIV and whose service account is set as inactive during the campaign period."

Freebie Alert! Get Two Worlds GOTY Edition via Dirty Little Helper

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Matt Gardner
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Freebie Alert! Get Two Worlds GOTY Edition via Dirty Little Helper

Get Two Worlds GOTY Edition for free via Dirty Little Helper. Click here to head over to DLH.net >>

You can nab yourself a free copy of Two Worlds just by signing up to DLH.net. Here's the blurb from the site itself:

All registered DLH.Net users can login to their DLH.Net profile and unlock the key by simply clicking one button, that's all!

Not registered yet? Just click on the link "New User / Newsletter" or go to http://www.dlh.net/en/register. Fill in the small form, reply to the confirmation email and ge the keys! If you also subscribe to the newsletter, you always will be informed about our Steam Key giveaways, because this will certainly not be our last games to spread!

Once logged in, click 'profile/keys' at the top of the page, then scroll to the bottom. Big props to BuzzDuraband for the spot on this one!

Pre-order Xenoblade Chronicles 3D for just £29.88 delivered from Shop4World

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Matt Gardner
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Pre-order Xenoblade Chronicles 3D for just £29.88 delivered from Shop4World. Click here to buy >>

One of the finest JRPGs we've seen in over a decade, Xenoblade Chronicles was a revelation on Wii and we're hoping the handheld version is up to scratch too. Out in early April, Xenoblade Chronicles 3D will only be compatible with New 3DS and New 3DS XL units. So if you've only got a standard 3DS come April, you won't be able to run the game, sadly.

You can check out Jon's glowing review of the Wii version of Xenoblade Chronicles right here. Cheers FantasyDeals!

Has MMO become a dirty label? It seems to be for TESO: Tamriel Unlimited

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Matt Gardner
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Features
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MMORPGs, MMOs, PC games, PS4 games, RPGs, TESO: Tamriel Unlimited, The Elder Scrolls Online, Xbox One Games

 

Has MMO become a dirty label? It seems to be for TESO: Tamriel Unlimited

There was something that bugged me about yesterday's press release and, having slept on it, I now think I know what it is. Reading through Zenimax Online's announcement that The Elder Scrolls Online would be dropping the subscription and going buy-to-play, it hit me that aside from the vague allusion in the first to TESO being an "award-winning multiplayer roleplaying game" at no point to the letters MMO pop up in sequence. The whole thing reads like Bethesda are desperately trying to frame the experience as the thing many of us wanted in the first place -- a game that's basically a bigger version of Skyrim with friends.

"For the first time in history, players will explore the legendary world of Tamriel with their friends on console," reads the official blurb. "In the latest and biggest Elder Scrolls game ever made, players will be able to adventure alone, quest with friends, or join an army of hundreds in epic player vs. player battles as they explore and discover the secrets of a persistent Tamriel."

Has MMO become a dirty label? It seems to be for TESO: Tamriel Unlimited

Along with the constant reiteration of phrases like "one-time purchase" (even when describing the Premium subscription, which is still an option, the language used tells of a "single monthly charge" in an attempt to soften the blow) there's a clear drive to play down the MMO-ness of TESO for its console release.

The abdication of the cancerous subscription model has been a long time coming. We were already taking bets on how long it would take Zenimax to drop the creaking infrastructure after seeing monthly payments swiftly abandoned by pretty much every new MMO in the last few years, and now we have a date of March 17th.

Click here to read more...

UPDATED! Save the galaxy on Wii U - Mass Effect 3: Special Edition just £5.86 at ShopTo

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Matt Gardner
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UPDATED! Save the galaxy on Wii U - Mass Effect 3: Special Edition just £5.86 at ShopTo

UPDATE #2: ShopTo have gone even cheaper, taking the game down to £5.86. Click here to buy >>

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UPDATE: Cheaper now at Base.com directly for £5.99. Click here to buy >>

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Save the galaxy on Wii U - Mass Effect 3: Special Edition just £7.19 via Rakuten. Click here to buy >>

Mass Effect 3: Special Edition -- which, much like other third-party ports such as Watch Dogs, is actually the only edition on Wii U -- can be had via either Base.com or Shop4Life over at the Rakuten marketplace. The GamePad features actually work rather nicely, with players able to direct their party about the map using the touchscreen. Cheers Turkey!

"It's about time" - The Elder Scrolls Online drops its subscription, but is it too little too late?

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Matt Gardner
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Features
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MMORPGs, MMOs, PC games, PS4 games, RPGs, The Elder Scrolls, Xbox One Games, Zenimax Online

"It's about time" - The Elder Scrolls Online drops its subscription, but is it too little too late?

Well, there you have it folks. less than a year after launch, and it's been announced that The Elder Scrolls Online is dropping the subscription and going buy-to-play. A press release revealed that The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, will release worldwide on 9th June, 2015 for PS4 and Xbox One. Players "will no longer be required to pay a monthly game subscription for extended play. Players will make a one-time purchase of the game and can then enjoy hundreds of hours of content without the requirement of a monthly game subscription fee when The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited becomes available on console in June and beginning 17th March for PC/Mac players."

New players will "make a one-time purchase of the game and play, without restrictions, for as long as they like – without game subscription fees". However, it seems that Tamriel Unlimited will be supported with "special, optional downloadable content" and an "in-game Crown Store for convenience and customization items. Regular updates and new gameplay will be offered to all players to enjoy free of additional charges."

There'll also be a Premium subscription option called ESO Plus, "providing exclusive in-game bonuses, a monthly allotment of crowns to use in the store and access to all DLC game packs while a member."

Is this a good move? Does it make the console versions more attractive prospects? What the hell will ESO Plus mean for in-game balance? We stuck our heads together to chat about our impressions of this fairly monumental shift for TESO.

Click here to read more...

Buy the best RPG of 2014 super cheap - Divinity: Original Sin only £11.87 on PC

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Matt Gardner
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Deals
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Divinity: Original Sin, PC games, RPGs

Buy the best RPG of 2014 super cheap - Divinity: Original Sin only £11.87 on PC

Divinity: Original Sin is just £11.87 (with code) from CDKeys. Click here to buy >>

Divinity: Original Sin is a stunning achievement, and one of the finest RPGs we've seen in the last ten years. In fact, we named it RPG of the year in 2014, just beating out some seriously stiff competition. It's currently super cheap over at CDKeys, who have it for £12.49. However, you can get an extra 5% off with their Facebook voucher code scheme. Simply click here and enter your email address to get a new code.

You can read our Divinity: Original Sin review here. Keep checking in for more #gamedealalerts on Dealspwn.com and follow us over on Twitter and Facebook for by-the-minute updates, and bookmark our games deals stream for further savings.

Xbox One with Dragon Age: Inquisition only £299.99 at Amazon

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Matt Gardner
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Deals
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Xbox One with Dragon Age: Inquisition only £299.99 at Amazon

Xbox One with Dragon Age: Inquisition only £299.99 at Amazon. Click here to buy >>

If you measure value in terms of game length, then this is a stunning deal. I've sunk over 100 hours into my first playthrough of Dragon Age: Inquisition, and it's proven a stunning experience -- capable of drawing in newcomers as well as delivering some exceptional closure for series fans too.

If you're looking for a route into new-gen gaming with a bundle that's going to keep you nicely occupied for at least a month, well this is it. Don't just take my word for it, read Carl's Dragon Age: Inquisition review here. Cheers boppa80.

*POSTPONED* | Win Avernum 2: Crystal Souls! [Steam]

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Jonathan Lester
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*POSTPONED* | Win Avernum 2: Crystal Souls! [Steam]

UPDATE 2: Due to ongoing login and account creation issues, we have decided to cancel and postpone this competition, to be rescheduled once everything is back to normal. Sorry for the inconvenience!

UPDATE: We are aware that there is currently a major problem affecting logging in, creating accounts and posting comments. If this persists, we will cancel and reschedule the competition. Sorry for the inconvenience!

If you love classic RPGs and pine for the Infinity Engine days, you're going to love Avernum 2: Crystal Souls. Spiderweb Software's Jeff Vogel has been crafting quality role-playing experiences for the best part of two decades, delivering enormous worlds and compelling characters fleshed out with exceptional writing and tactical combat. Basically, they're excellent.

This massively expanded remake of Avernum 2 is set to continue that trend as you create a party and set out into a massive underground world, exploring over 100 towns and dungeons and defending your new home over the course of 40-50 hours. It released this week on Steam for £12.74, and there's a huge demo too.

 

We're currently working on our full review -- there's dozens of hours of gameplay here, so cut us some slack! -- but Spiderweb Software have given us three extra Steam codes for you to win.

To enter, just leave us a comment in the box below! We're keeping it dead simple this time. You can tell us about yourself, wax lyrical about Avernum, reveal your favourite old-school RPG moments or make some terrible puns (go on, you know you want to), but the winners will ultimately be determined by random selection. Good luck!
Competition closes Friday 22nd January at 17:00. Winners will be randomly selected. Winners will be notified and sent their Steam code to the email address associated with their Dealspwn account, so please make sure to use a valid email address!

The Witcher 2 now FREE on Xbox 360 for Xbox Live Gold Members

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Jonathan Lester
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Deals
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RPGs, The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings, Xbox 360 games

The Witcher 2 now FREE on Xbox 360 for Xbox Live Gold Members

The Witcher 2 is now free to download for Xbox Live Gold Members. Click here to download! >>

Or don't, because the Xbox.com listing has mysteriously disappeared at the time of writing. You should still be able to get it from the Xbox 360 storefront, though. Matt describes this painstakingly ported sequel as "fit for a king" in our The Witcher 2: Enhanced Edition Xbox 360 review.

Divine Divinity Steam key only 49p on GameKeysNow

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Jonathan Lester
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Deals
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Divine Divinity, PC games, RPGs

Divine Divinity Steam key only 49p on GameKeysNow

Divine Divinity only £0.49 on GameKeysNow. Click here to buy! >>

If you've played Divinity: Original Sin and want to know more about the lore the series is built on, you can grab Larian's quirky classic for less than 50p on GameKeysNow. It's an odd game in a number of ways, but a satisfying slice of old-school action that allows for an impressive amount of gameplay freedom. Thanks BuzzDuraband!

Grab Fallout 3 (pre-owned) from £1.62 on PS3 via Zoverstocks

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Matt Gardner
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Deals
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Fallout 3, Pre-owned games, PS3 games, RPGs

Grab Fallout 3 (pre-owned) from £1.62 on PS3 via Zoverstocks

Grab Fallout 3 (pre-owned) from £1.62 on PS3 from Zoverstocks. Click here to buy >>

One of the best games of last-gen, if not the best, Fallout 3 is an astonishingly fine game. An ambitious and expansive title, its stuffed with hard choices, morally questionable scenarios, super mutants to blast into chunky kibbles, and the joys of romping about the Capital Wasteland with Liam Neeson as your Dad.

You need it in your life, and it's super cheap pre-owned. Cheers Biboboy.