Video Game Deals Catch-All

It's because they are outside the US, and because "gaming" in a site's name implies illegal gambling.

Banks have all kind of automated anti fraud stuff as well that is based on patterns the see on their losses.

It's because they are outside the US, and because "gaming" in a site's name implies illegal gambling.

Banks have all kind of automated anti fraud stuff as well that is based on patterns the see on their losses.

Yeah, the first time I ever bought something from GMG it was rejected and I had to call my CC company to get it approved. The conversation I had with them included the line "Green Man ... Gaming? So, that's a gambling site?".

Bought a couple of things since and never had a problem, so my card issuer (Chase) may have figured out that they should be whitelisted.

Dixie_Flatline wrote:

Yeah, the first time I ever bought something from GMG it was rejected and I had to call my CC company to get it approved. The conversation I had with them included the line "Green Man ... Gaming? So, that's a gambling site?".

Bought a couple of things since and never had a problem, so my card issuer (Chase) may have figured out that they should be whitelisted.

I'm also on Chase. Pretty much exactly what I saw.

Best Buy has 12 month XBL cards on sale for $35 this week.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/searchpa...

nel e nel wrote:

Best Buy has 12 month XBL cards on sale for $35 this week.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/searchpa...

Limit 1 per order. Lame. I need to pick up one for me and one for my fiance.

Apparently they don't mind if I put through 2 orders.

Sent a PM to Lobster, did not send to both Lobster and Agent 86, because that felt greedy

sithload wrote:

Sent a PM to Lobster, did not send to both Lobster and Agent 86, because that felt greedy

One's all it took. Sold, to the sithload!

Me too, same deal. Gone!

I have a copy of BioShock on Steam. 1st non-grinder to pm can have it. Gone!

Thanks Lobster! I've hovered over the Buy button a number of times during sales but never bought it. Maybe this will prompt future franchise purchases

sithload wrote:

Thanks Lobster! I've hovered over the Buy button a number of times during sales but never bought it. Maybe this will prompt future franchise purchases :)

That's how Crack works.

sithload wrote:

Thanks Lobster! I've hovered over the Buy button a number of times during sales but never bought it. Maybe this will prompt future franchise purchases :)

I didn't know you could get past coffee grinder without playing Bioshock.

I actually started replaying it last night in anticipation of the new one and to show my girlfriend. It's probably my 4th play through (though first in over a year or year and a half) and it still amazes me.

Agent 86 wrote:

I have a copy of BioShock on Steam. 1st non-grinder to pm can have it. Gone!

MANY THANKS! to Agent 86! I only played it through once on my now deceased 360 back in when it came out, it is one my favorites and I am definitely gonna dip into this before Infinite releases. Gracias senor.

Is anyone aware of a cheap version of Skyrim:Dragonborn? GMG has been out of stock for a while, and I can't see any decent offers elsewhere. It seems to be 'wait for the steam sale' category.

How can GMG be out of stock? It's DLC!

It can't be out of stock on steam because all they do is add it to your account, but cd keys that need to tie up to another database on someone else's system can.

Newegg is selling a number of PC games for $10 that have a mail in $10 newegg gift card. So it's sorta free, if you're gonna spend money at newegg anyways.

Link to the techbargains.com post.

Bioshock/Elder Scrolls FREE after rebate (Exp 3/1)
Hunted: Demon's Forge FREE after rebate (Exp 3/1)
Star Wars Force Unleashed 2 FREE after rebate (Exp 3/1)
Fallout 3 FREE after rebate (Exp 3/1)
Rage FREE after rebate (Exp 3/1)
Syndicate FREE after rebate (Exp 3/1)
F.E.A.R. 3 FREE after rebate (Exp 3/1)
Lego Indiana Jones 2: Adventure Continues FREE after rebate (Exp 3/1)
Warhammer 40000 Dawn of War Gold Edition FREE after rebate (Exp 3/1)
Red Faction: Armageddon FREE after rebate (Exp 3/1)
Lego Batman FREE after rebate (Exp 3/1)

Red Faction: Armageddon is already sold out as well as a couple not on that list.

Fear 3, Rage, and Syndicate for free. Yes, please!

There's a big XBL sale going on right now.

The post at CAG highlights it really well.

Today is Halo day:
Halo 3 ~ On sale for $9.99/800 MSP ~ 67% off
Halo Reach ~ On sale for $9.99/800 MSP ~ 67% off
Halo 4 ~ On sale for $39.99/3200 MSP ~ 33% off
Halo Wars ~ On sale for $9.99/800 MSP ~ 67% off

Week-long specials:
BioShock ~ On sale for $4.99/400 MSP ~ 75% off
Call of Juarez ~ On sale for $4.99/400 MSP ~ 75% off
Dark Messiah of Might and Magic: Elements ~ On sale for $2.99/240 MSP ~ 83% off
Dirt 2 ~ On sale for $4.99/400 MSP ~ 83% off
El Shaddai Ascension of the Metatron ~ On sale for $2.99/240 MSP ~ 83% off
GRID ~ On sale for $4.99/400 MSP ~ 83% off
Kane & Lynch Dead Men ~ On sale for $4.99/400 MSP ~ 75% off
Rayman Raving Rabbids ~ On sale for $2.99/240 MSP ~ 83% off
The Darkness ~ On sale for $4.99/400 MSP ~ 75% off
Tomb Raider Legend ~ On sale for $4.99/400 MSP ~ 83% off
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter ~ On sale for $4.99/400 MSP ~ 75% off
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 ~ On sale for $4.99/400 MSP ~ 75% off
Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X. ~ On sale for $4.99/400 MSP ~ 75% off
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas ~ On sale for $4.99/400 MSP ~ 75% off
Virtua Fighter 5 ~ On sale for $4.99/400 MSP ~ 75% off

I'll be picking up El Shaddai. Heard some good things, can't pass it up for $3.

I'll definitely be getting El Shaddai. I keep putting off buying it, and I doubt it'll ever get cheaper than $3.

Grabbed El Shaddai. Not sure if I'll like it but who cares for $3? Hey Microsoft? Doing stuff like this is how consoles are going to compete digitally next generation. Keep doing it.

Oh my :o, that's a legitimately good sale on XBL. I'll be grabbing El Shaddai as well.

Edit: so it's showing up as $2.99 when I go to buy, but when I switch to Microsoft Points, it's showing up at 480 points, double what it's listed as. Anyone else seeing this?

mrtomaytohead wrote:

Newegg is selling a number of PC games for $10 that have a mail in $10 newegg gift card. So it's sorta free, if you're gonna spend money at newegg anyways.

Just as a heads-up! I've done a few "Newegg Gift Card" deals in the last couple months and what I got were actually prepaid Visa Debit cards with a Newegg Logo on them. Used them to buy Amazon Gift cards in the same denomination and immediately applied them to my account for credit at an online store I use more often.

Dyni wrote:

Oh my :o, that's a legitimately good sale on XBL. I'll be grabbing El Shaddai as well.

Edit: so it's showing up as $2.99 when I go to buy, but when I switch to Microsoft Points, it's showing up at 480 points, double what it's listed as. Anyone else seeing this?

Yeah, its annoying because I want to use my points!

Dyni wrote:

Oh my :o, that's a legitimately good sale on XBL. I'll be grabbing El Shaddai as well.

Edit: so it's showing up as $2.99 when I go to buy, but when I switch to Microsoft Points, it's showing up at 480 points, double what it's listed as. Anyone else seeing this?

I won't be home until like 6pm EST to check on that, but I'd still jump at $6. The xbox.com page doesn't list a MSP price.

Everyone should grab El Shaddai. For $3? Good grief. It was in my top 3 in 2011. Fantastic, fantastic game.

EDIT: just in case you need to be sold on actually playing it, not just buying it.

I saw a twitter comment back to Major Nelson about the dollars->points issue, have a feeling it'll get sorted out later today.

Does GRAW still hold up? I really wanted that game, but the PC version was slightly different, so I didn't play it.

Bought Grid and DiRT 2. How could I not?

Kinda fearing the rest of the sale at this point...