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Indie 2D fighting game Skullgirls recently ended a successful Indiegogo campaign, raising over $800,000 to bring the popular PSN/Xbox Live Arcade title to the PC fans with additional character DLCs. The best part: Squigly, the first DLC character developed from the Indiegogo campaign, will be free for a limited time upon release as well as available on all platforms.
If you want to join in on the fun, all preorders of Skullgirls will get access to the closed Beta that starts today on August 1st. The preorder of Skullgirls is only $11.99 at GameFly for the Steam key (currently Steam has the game listed at $14.99). This makes a solid 20% off for a very well-reviewed title.
This week also marks the start of the Humble Bundle Deep Silver Sale, unsurprisingly devoted to Deep Silver games. The purchase structure’s fairly typical for Humble Bundle. Pay a minimum of a dollar and you’ll receive Saints Row: The Third, Saints Row 2, Risen 2: Dark Waters, and Sacred 2 Gold. Beating the average (currently $4.95) will net you two additional games, namely Dead Island GOTY and Saints Row 3: The Full Package. And those willing to fork over $25 or more will get a copy of Dead Island Riptide, but if you’re just in it for Riptide, you might be better served by the GameFly deal on that title alone for $15.99. It’s worth noting that, with the exception of Dead Island Riptide, you won’t get individual Steam keys for the titles, but instead receive a key for each price point’s games.
Aug. 22: Skullgirls (PC Download) — $11.99 at GameFly after coupon. List is $15. Use coupon GFDAUG20 or GFDAUG20UK if you’re in the UK.
Last Tuesday’s release: BioShock Infinite: Clash in the Clouds (PC Download) — $3.99 at GameFly after coupon. List is $5. First DLC for the very excellent BioShock Infinite.
The Humble Deep Silver Bundle — Pay what you want. Minimum of $1 to get the initial 4 bundles. One Steam key for each price tier.
GameStop 15% Off Coupon — Works on in-stock games and accessories totaling $59.99 only (sorry, no preorder). Excludes hardware. Stacks with SAVER for free shipping. There is also a coupon of AUG5 for $5 off for items priced $29.99. Same restrictions.
TBA Yoshi’s New Island (Nintendo 3DS) — $34.99 at NewEgg after coupon. List is $40.
TBA Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Wii U) — $52.99 at NewEgg after coupon. List is $60.
TBA Wii Fit U (Wii U) — $52.99 at NewEgg after coupon. List is $60. Because your original Wii Fit is for sure not gathering dust somewhere in your closet.
Aug. 18: Disney Infinity Starter Pack (Xbox 360, PS3, Nintendo 3DS) — $67.99 at NewEgg after coupon. List is $75.
Aug. 26: Lost Planet 3 (PC Download) — $39.99 at GameFly after coupon. List is $50. Published by Capcom, third person shooter, prequel to the Lost PLanet series.
Nov. 19: South Park: The Stick of Truth (Xbox 360) — $49.99 at NewEgg after coupon. List is $60. Finally a more solid release date for this much delayed game (THQ bankrupting didn’t help matters).
PC download deals
The Sims 3: Island Paradise — $27.54 at GameFanShop after coupon. Next best is $40 at Green Man Gaming. Yup we’re not even kidding. The 10th (read it, 10th) expansion pack for The Sims 3.
Metro: Last Light — $26.79 at GameFly after coupon. Next best is $50 at Amazon. Lowest ever price for the latest installment to the Metro series. If you want to give the franchise a try, Metro 2033 is on sale for only $3 too.
Dead Island Riptide — $15.99 at GameFly after coupon. Next best is $40 at Green Man Gaming. Much better price than the current Humble Deep SIlver Bundle given you’ll need to pay $25+ to get Riptide.
Doom 3: BFG Edition — $3.99 at GameFly after coupon. Next best is $20 at GamersGate. On Sale during QuakeCon event at Gamefly.
Metro 2033 — $3 at GameFly after coupon. Next best is $15 at Amazon.
DMC: Devil May Cry (Xbox 360, PS3) — $29.99 at Groupon. Next best is $40 at Amazon. No shipping to Canada and HI/AK/PR. Sorry?
NASCAR The Game: Inside Line (Xbox 360, PS3) — $24.99 at GameStop after coupon. Next best is $30 at Amazon. One of those rare console title that hardly goes on sale.
MLB 2K13 (Xbox 360) — $24.99 at GameStop after coupon. Next best is $40 at Overstock.com. New lowest price for MLB 2K13. Metascore of 48/100 – so you might even want to wait for it to hit the bargain bin even further.
Rocksmith Guitar and Bass (Xbox 360) — $24.99 at GameStop after coupon. Next best is $50 at Amazon. Comes with 1/4″ Instrument Cable.
God of War: Ascension (PS3) — $19.99 at Best Buy. Next best is $27 at Amazon.
Ni no Kuni: Wrath Of The White Witch (PS3) — $19.99 at Best Buy. Next best is $30 at Amazon.
Project X Zone (Nintendo 3DS) — $24.99 at GameStop after coupon. List is $40. Tactical RPG with lots of crossover characters.
Soul Sacrifice (PS Vita) — $24.99 at GameStop after coupon. Next best is $30 at Amazon. Metascore of 77/100 – decent game if you enjoy action adventure games.
LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval’s Journey (PS Vita, Nintendo 3DS) — $19.99 at Best Buy. List is $30.
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