These console bundle deals just keep getting better. We ran a scorching Wii U bundle deal yesterday, and this one is pretty much the same, but without Mario Kart 8 and £50 cheaper for it. It's the extra controller that really makes this bundle attractive, with Nintendo Land sure to be a cracking party game for everyone to enjoy when you're stuffed to the gills with turkey and slipping into a food coma this Christmas.
Do be sure to check out our Wii U Christmas Buyer's Guide to get the most out of your console purchase this festive season! Thanks Gooner!
Looking for a Super Smash Bros deal now that you've bought that Wii U? Wait, what do you mean you haven't bought a Wii U yet?! Read our buyer's guide to find out exactly why you ought to do something about that come Black Friday!
Anyway, there are a couple of ways you can pick up Smash Bros on the cheap. Here's the "no fuss" option:
NB. For this one, you'll need to use the code 2354682 to knock £2 off of the price.
You can get the game even cheaper, however, if you head over to The Game Collection's listing on Rakuten, add Smash Bros to your basket (it'll be £38.95), and then add something from the same store to take your order over the £40 mark. Add Movie Studios Party, for example, and you order will stand at £40.90. Then just use the discount code SPEND40 to get £10 off and take your order down to £30.90!
NB. Remember to use the code SPEND40 to knock off a tenner.
Thanks to MadInBeats and bernardsfingers at HUKD!
It’s another week closer to Christmas, which means another week packed with more games than sense. Highlights include charging around the Himalayas on the back of an elephant with a machine gun, men in spandex, returning to Los Santos, taking on bloody big dragons with a pointy stick and building blocky civilisations in your pocket. We’ve been warming up for Black Friday a bit early by hunting out the very best of cheap game deals too, so be sure to check out the links to the best prices the net has to offer. Keep an eye on our Deals section too for a regular flow of cheap prices for the best of old and new games.
World War II strategy fans have been waiting for this expansion for a while and according to Matt’s recent hands-on preview, it’s shaping up rather well. Take a look below.
Best Price: G2Play: £22.20Click here to read more...
Looking for a Wii U bundle for Christmas, or trying to snap up a bargain console bundle deal ahead of Black Friday? Well you can pick up a Wii U Basic bundle with Nintendo Land, either Wii Party U or Just Dance 2014, and an extra controller for under £160 at the ShopTo outlet.
Frankly, if you're looking for a console with the best games of the year on it, not to mention the safe knowledge that they'll work properly straight out of the box, it's all about the Wii U. Thanks oUkTuRkEyIII!
The new DLC for Mario Kart 8 is out, and there's a new cheapest price in town. We ran a Mario Kart deal from ShopTo earlier today (you don't need a voucher for that one), but if you use the code MSERAK10 at Rakuten, you can now pickup the game even cheaper.
NB. Remember to use the code MSERAK10 to get the game at this price. Cheers oUkTuRkEyIII!
Mario Kart 8 is probably the best multiplayer game that money can buy right now. It's the finest entry in the years that we've had in years, and alkthough there'll never be adeal quite as good as when you could get a free Wii U game just for picking MK8 up, ShopTo's outlet has a pretty fine price going on it.
Let's face it, along with Smash Bros, this is the perfect game for Christmas/Boxing Day. Click here to check out our glowing Mario Kart 8 review. Cheers Gooner!
Apparently, one week is enough to get away from the blast radius of the Call of Duty death train. So much so, Ubisoft are launching two new Assassin’s games. Why play new games though when you can take Master Chief through some old favourites in 1080p with super slick 60fps visuals? Or maybe get your hipster on and try out the underdog rival footy series? Or there’s always a new Lego title for the little ones (you, it’s always you that wants to play them, little Jimmy is tired of your hoarding all the blue coins). Or, seeing as the season to renew a life crippling addiction is fast approaching, why not pick up the latest WoW expansion. We’ve got the full rundown for you below, including links to the cheapest prices and our past coverage at Dealspwn.
It’s a brave brand that releases a FPS so soon after Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, but if anyone can try, it’s Halo. Including Halo 1-4 and running at a silky smooth 60FPS, Master Chief’s adventures have never been so smooth. Oh and there’s always the fact that it includes all the multiplayer maps to play in a playlist of your choosing.
Cheapest Price: Game Collection: £39.75Click here to read more...
Need some new controllers for when Super Smash Bros releases later this winter on Wii U? I've lost more of wired ones, so I'm certainly going to need a few replacement Gamecube-style controllers, and these Mario and Luigi themed items from Hori look pretty damn sharp.
Hori have been in the peripherals game for a long time, producing high-quality controllers for Nintendo platforms since the days of the SNES, and they tend to go out of stock pretty quickly, so get your pre-orders in now!
If you're looking for a cheaper alternative, the PDP pads can be had for under £20, and come in Mario, Peach, and Yoshi flavours. Thanks Gamer_U at HUKD!
Last night's Nintendo Direct was a big one, dishing out exciting announcements for 3DS and Wii U. You can watch the whole thing in its entirety here, but we've cherry-picked a few highlights if you don't have time to watch the whole thing.
The big news of the night, Majora's Mask 3D will release on 3DS in the coming spring, and there's a rather natty little collector's edition that'll include the game, a pin badge of Majora's Mask itself, a rather shiny steelbook, and a double-sided poster.Click here for more Nintendo Direct highlights from last night's presentation >>
Nintendo is to host a Nintendo Direct broadcast this Wednesday, November 5
Nintendo will focus on the Wii U And 3DS for games to be released this year which should include more info about Super Smash Bros and those little figures called Amiibo's!
You'll be able to watch it here >> Click me << from approx 10pm (UK time).
Nintendo Land is a surprisingly solid collection of multiplayer minigames that many Wii U early adopters bought as their first port of call. However, those of you who came in for Bayonetta and Mario Kart can now get your hands on it for less than a tenner courtesy of The Game Collection. Thanks to oUkTuRkEyIII @ HotUKDeals!
Yet again, The Game Collection are doing a deal for ZombiU below the £5 price point. The saving may be only a few pounds, but let's be honest here - the fact one of the Wii U's most unique experiences is under a fiver is the important part here.
Ubisoft's survival horror title won’t be to everyone’s tastes (much like those Souls games) but those brave enough to venture into the virtual streets of London will find a game that absolutely nails the terror of surviving against the hordes of the undead. Thanks to oUkTuRkEyIII @ HUKD!
Platform: Wii U
Developer: Curve Studios
Stealth Inc 2 is adorable. Playing as a cute cuddly clone, we'll scamper around a toy factory and frolic with a host of lovably rounded robots, all while trying to save our friends and equipping some silly outfits. On Wii U, no less. Aww. Ain't it precious?
No. Don't be fooled, because under Stealth Inc 2's winsome premise beats the sadistic ruthless heart of a Bastard.
A Stealth Bastard to be precise. Curve Studios' flagship franchise may have been renamed to appease the console censors, but the sequel is no less brutal, murderous and punishing than its predecessors. Thrown into nightmarish challenge rooms stuffed with lasers, security bots, cameras, crushers, saws and intricately designed traps, we'll die and die and die in an attempt to overcome the odds, using both fast fingers, on-the-fly brainpower and bona fide stealth skills to eventually triumph.
Half brutal execution challenge a la Super Meat Boy and half devious puzzle platformer, Stealth Inc stands out from the crowd by being a genuine stealth game too, underpinned by light, shadow, evasion, sound and grappling mechanics that quickly become second nature.
Having spent years helping other developers get onto consoles, the indie angels at Curve are back for another round, and it's bigger and tougher than ever.Click here to read more...
Resident Evil Revelations was a fantastic 3DS game that really brought back a lot of what we love about the franchise. Horror, survival, limited resources and tension, not to mention great multiplayer. It was so good, in fact, that the HD console port actually works, despite the 3DS edition still being my version of choice.
Still, for £11.99, grab it on Wii U and enjoy the updated textures and additional features! Thanks to Ninbox4 @ HUKD!
A big week for Microsoft, with one of their big exclusives finally hitting the shelves. We also have the new pretender to Dark Soul’s bloodthirsty throne, a farming sim, a futuristic co-op demon hunt and a gloriously muddy battle between dirtbikes and quads. Have a look below for our full weekly guide of upcoming releases along with links to our past coverage and the best prices.
This is Nordic’s first MX release since acquiring the series from THQ and with 17 tracks to tear up with dirtbikes and ATVs, we’re quite sure this will be the muddiest release of the week. Fingers crossed it’s a hit as we’d like to see the series make the jump to PS4 and XO sooner rather than later. Hmm, next-gen track deformation.
Best Price: Base: £19.99Click here to read more...
A great week for Wii U owners who can feel super smug as the Umbran witch makes her Nintendo debut. There’s quite the musical theme elsewhere with the latest Just Dance title and Harmonix’s motion-controlled take on Fantasia. The words Firaxis and Alpha Centauri are probably enough to get our PC-gaming readers excited, not to mention a certain Dreamfall title. Read on for the full rundown along with links to our past coverage and the cheapest prices.
Fans have only been waiting since 2006 to find out what happens next in the Dreamfall saga, so yeah, they’re pretty pumped for this one. We get the feeling this is going to be a Kickstarter success story and can’t wait to play the new episodic format. The game is also coming to PS4 at some point, but release dates vary from next week (wrong), to November, to next year. Expect reviews of the PC version from our very own Carl Phillips soon.Click here to read more...
How cheap does ZombiU have to get before you buy this criminally-overlooked horror masterpiece?! It annoys me that Ubisoft were brave enough to create one of the most tough, faithful and terrifying survival horror games of the last decade, yet the final product was slapped down for having clunky melee combat, high difficulty and other essential survival horror elements. Ugh.
Anyway, rant over. We've seen it £1 cheaper during a previous Game Collection flash sale, but they're back with a great price nonetheless. Thanks to oUkTuRkEyIII @ HUKD!
Super Smash Bros. For Nintendo 3DS is great so long as you own a 3DS XL, and 2.8 million gamers are already on board, but the fact is that the handheld version feels a little like a stopgap before the Wii U edition arrives. Boasting crisp visuals and the legendary single-screen play we crave from the franchise, along with Amiibo figurines and GameCube controller compatibility via a new adaptor, we've been clamouring for this long-awaited brawler ever since the Wii U launched.
Nintendo has finally confirmed that it's out on December 5th here in Europe, available solus or in a bundle with the GameCube controller adapter. They'll even be manufacturing a new run of wired GameCube controllers to go with it!Click here to read more...
The release schedules are fattening up nicely now and we have a great selection of titles hitting the stores this week. Like hiding in lockers? Well the horror fan in you might find something Alien-related to enjoy, while the perv in you is also catered for via the latest browser-troubling release from Japan. PS4 racing fans rejoice as a certain much delayed racer is finally on the starting grid and XO owners, get those creative juices flowing for your answer to LBP. Failing that you’ll have to settle for some basketball or running around Hong Kong with a meat cleaver and handcuffs.
Creative Assembly’s title ditches the pulse rifles for a survival horror experience which seems so well suited to the Alien universe we don’t know why it’s taken someone this long to try it. Early reviews are largely positive and we’ll have our own soon. Be sure to check out our past coverage below.
Best Price: Simply Games: £32.85 (PS4/XO)Click here to read more...
Platforms: PC | PS3 | PS4 | Wii U | Xbox 360 | Xbox One (reviewed)
Developer: Avalanche Software | Ninja Theory (combat)
Publisher: Disney Interactive
Guardians Of The Galaxy deserves a good game. This isn't it.
We were initially thrilled at the news that Disney Infinity 2.0 would be doing the heavy lifting when it came to Guardians' movie tie-in. Instead of a terrible Activision-published atrocity, we were promised a lengthy piece of fanservice including high quality miniatures and production values, boasting a story from none other than Brian Michael Bendis himself, available for £15 alongside the Star-Lord and Gamora figures. What a fantastic idea.
And what horrible execution. Disney Infinty 2.0 ultimately triumphs despite its issues, but the Guardians Of The Galaxy playset is one of the worst games I've suffered through in years. Other sites seem to have included this expansion in their reviews for the base game, but I'd like to discuss what is effectively a DLC pack in detail so you can be forewarned against throwing bad money after good.
Or, in other words, buy the Rocket Raccoon figure and steer clear of this sorry shovelware.Click here to read more...