Gaming deals of the week: 10% off PC gear
From Batman to Battlefield, these are the week's best gaming deals in Australia.
Every week, VG finder searches for the best gaming deals in Australia. This week you can save some serious dollarydoos on triple AAA titles and tech accessories.
The up to 90% off sale is still running over at Ozgameshop. However, this week it has introduced a new sale. PC gamers can get 10% off keyboards and mice when they use the coupon below.
Here are the week's best deals for Xbox One.
Batman: Arkham Knight
Don’t lie. You have always wanted to be Batman. In fact, I don’t know why any of the many billionaire, playboy philanthropists haven’t at least attempted to be Batman. Being Batman is the easy part; having enough money to buy a sweet car and cool gadgets is the hard part. Get your life together billionaire, playboy philanthropists.
Well, those of us who don’t have billions of dollars can live out our dream of being The Dark Knight by playing video games. Batman Arkham Knight is the final instalment in the Rocksteady Arkham trilogy. Batman has one night to stop Scarecrow and the mysterious Arkham Knight, who are threatening to unleash a deadly gas upon Gotham city.
Big W is currently selling Batman Arkham Knight for $19.00, which is a saving of $30.00.
Call of Duty Advanced Warfare
Call of Duty is a behemoth franchise. A game about shooting foreigners with high-powered weaponry rakes in millions of dollars with each release. Now, Call of Duty revolutionises the first-person shooter with the implementation of an entirely new, never-before-seen mechanic, the double jump.
Call of Duty Advance Warfare stars’ robot legs, double-jumps, and Kevin Spacey’s thousand-yard stare. If the single-player isn’t your thing, you can play online against real people, who will probably kill you as soon as you spawn.
Big W is currently selling Call of Duty Advanced Warfare for $10.00, which is a saving of $79.00.
Far Cry Primal
Far Cry is a series that is known for its amazing locales. Whether you are on a tropical island, wandering Africa while dying of Malaria, or another tropical island, Far Cry has offered fun gameplay within a massive virtual playground.
This time, Far Cry is taking you back to the Stone Age. Your task is to unite and protect the Wenja people, a made up tribe created for this game, from the dangers of other tribes and the dangerous wildlife.
EB Games is currently selling the collectors edition of Far Cry Primal, which contains an official 68 Page Wenja Phrasebook, downloadable content, and an exclusive Collector’s Box, for $54.98, which is a saving of $54.97.
Primal is also available for $56.99 on PS4.
Here are the week's best deals on PS4 games.
Rockstar has pioneered the sandbox genre for some time and with each subsequent release, it sets the standard of what a sandbox game should be. Grand Theft Auto Five is no different.
Grand Theft Auto Five puts you in control of three different characters, Michael, Trevor, and Franklin, who each have their own goals, agendas and mental problems. You can follow the main characters' stories, play online with your friends, or, just steal cars and kill random pedestrians. The choice is yours.
EB Games is currently selling Grand Theft Auto Five for $49.98, which is a saving of $49.97.
Life is Strange
The best things in life are free. This is especially true when it comes to video games.
Life is Strange follows the story of photography senior student, Max Caulfield, who discovers that she has the ability to rewind time. With the help of her best friend, Chole Price, Max will investigate the mysterious disappearance of a fellow student and discover the many secrets of her hometown.
Life is Strange Episode One is currently free to download on the PlayStation store.
The entire series is also available on Xbox One.
Here are the week's best deals on PC games.
Battlefield Hardline: Criminal Activity
The Battlefield franchise is one of the biggest first-person shooter series of all time. Usually, Battlefield focuses on military warfare. In a series first, Battlefield Hardline puts players in control of officers of the law as they battle dangerous criminals.
The Battlefield gameplay is relatively the same. Big explosions, bombastic set pieces, and shooting high-powered weaponry on a large battlefield are all present in this entry. Though, not an accurate representation of the struggles of law enforcement, it is still an exciting game to play.
The DLC for Battlefield Hardline, Criminal Activity, is currently free to download on Origin.
Battlefield 1 releases 21 October 2016 and is available for preorder now.
Dark Souls 3
Praise the Sun! Dark Souls Three is on sale!
Dark Souls Three is the final entry in the Souls series developed by From Software. You know you have heard about these games. The conversation has either gone, “those games are too hard,” or, “Dark Souls is easy.” Neither of which are accurate descriptions. This is a massive recommendation, play Dark Souls now! These games are fantastic and once you understand how the game plays, you are in for an extremely rewarding experience.
EB Games is currently selling Dark Souls Three for $68.00, which is a saving of $21.95.
Dark Souls 3 is selling cheaper again on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
Here are the week's best gaming deals for Nintendo Wii U.
Mario Kart 8
Have you got a good circle of friends? Good, because you are about to lose them.
Mario Kart is probably one of the greatest video game series of all time. You know it, I know it, and if you deny it, you are lying to yourself. You can play as all of your favourite Mario characters as they race around tracks inspired by numerous Mario games.
Ozgameshop is currently selling Mario Kart 8 for $57.99.
Guitar Hero Live
Do you want to rock out with you Wiimote out? Neither do I. That’s why they supply a plastic guitar.
Guitar Hero is back after a long hiatus. It is time to pick up your plastic guitar and play in front of a pre-recorded live audience. You can finally live out your life-long dream of playing in a band, while not having to actually have to learn an instrument. Good stuff.
Big W is currently selling Guitar Hero Live for $79.00, which is a saving of $70.00.
If you happen to own an Xbox One, you can get it cheaper again at $59.99.