Mario Kart Stories April 14, 2016

Some of the best SNES games of all-time hit Nintendo’s 3DS eShop: Zelda Link to the Past, Super Metroid, more

Some of the greatest SNES games of all-time are now available on the Nintendo 3DS eShop including Zelda: A Link to the Past, Super Metroid and Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest. This is the third batch of SNES games to make it on to the Virtual Console, but remember, they are only available to those with a New Nintendo 3DS. Previous titles included Super Mario World, Mario Kart and Earthbound, among others.

Mario Kart Stories July 3, 2015

expiredGet access to every Nintendo 3DS game for only $65 shipped w/ this refurbished 2DS deal

Every once in a while, the official online Nintendo Store offers some great refurbished deals on its hardware and software. Many times the rarely discounted games and consoles drop down to some of the lowest price we ever see, and today is no exception:

Mario Kart Stories July 2, 2015

Amazon has quietly given its Prime members another valuable benefit: discounts on recently released and upcoming video games. Just yesterday we shared a couple of these deals in our daily apps/games roundup. At the time we thought they were just a couple of one-offs. But now we’ve come to learn that these types of deals may be here to stay.amazon-prime-video-game-dealThese discounts cover select video game consoles, accessories, and games that are sold by Amazon direct. There isn’t an easy way to view all the current offers. The only way to identify a video game item as having special Prime pricing is to look for the “Amazon Prime member Savings” blurb (shown above) on each item’s listing.

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Even Prime members on a free trial or discounted Student membership qualify for the special pricing. However, you won’t know the exact discount amount until you reach the final page of checkout. That means the advertised price never changes even if the item is eligible for Prime savings. So you’ll need to add the item to your cart and proceed to checkout to see exactly how much the discount is. Here are the best current video game deals for Prime members we’ve found so far:

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Mario Kart Stories January 29, 2015

The third week offerings for Nintendo’s Throwback Sale have just gone public, after last week’s release of Punch-Out!! for Wii U and the prior week’s deal on Super Mario Galaxy 2 for Wii U. Once again, you only have one week to grab a single steeply-discounted Wii U title from Nintendo’s eShop, plus smaller discounts on several Wii U and 3DS releases.

This week’s star attraction is Nintendo’s Wii U version of Metroid Prime: Trilogy, the 2009 Wii collection of Metroid Prime, Metroid Prime 2: Echoes, and Metroid Prime 3: Corruption in one download for $9.99 (reg. $20 digital). Discontinued and previously selling for as much as $300 on disc for the Wii, Metroid Prime: Trilogy is an excellent value for the Wii U. A Wii Remote and Nunchuk are required to play the game. Also available for the next week at reduced prices are:

  • Mario Golf (GBC) for Nintendo 3DS: $2.49 (Reg. $5)
  • Mario Golf World Tour for Nintendo 3DS: $22.49 (Reg. $30)
  • Metroid (NES) for Nintendo 3DS: $3.49 (Reg. $5)
  • Mario Kart 8 for Wii U: $45 (Reg. $60)
  • Super Mario Kart (SNES) for Wii U: $6 (Reg. $8)

Reports have suggested that Nintendo will continue to release additional Wii games such as Sin & Punishment 2 for the Wii U, but it’s unclear whether they’ll be part of the Throwback sale. Some of the Wii ports will no longer require special Wii controllers to play on the Wii U; others (including Super Mario Galaxy 2, Punch-Out!!, and Metroid Prime: Trilogy) unfortunately do.

Check out our Wii U Buyers’ Guide for recommendations on the right Wii U bundles, accessories, and games to purchase, as well as our daily gaming deals for additional discounts. Pre-order deals for Kirby: The Rainbow Curse ($50) and Mario Party 10 ($50) are amongst many we’re currently tracking!

Mario Kart Stories December 20, 2014

expiredNintendo 3DS Games 2 for $40: Donkey Kong Country, Mario Kart 7, Lego City Undercover, more

Toys “R” Us is currently offering two select Nintendo 3DS games for $40 + $4.99 shipping or free in-store pick-up. Free shipping is available on orders of $49+, most of the titles available are eligible for ship-to-home but some will need to be picked up in-store. This is a great opportunity to save up to 43% off popular titles such as:

  • Donkey Kong Country Returns (Reg. $35)
  • Mario World Golf Tour (Reg. $30)
  • Ultimate NES Remix (Reg. $30)
  • Mario Kart 7 (Reg. $35)
  • Pokemon Art Academy (Reg. $30)
  • Super Mario Bros. 2 (Reg. $40)
  • more…

Mario Kart Stories June 18, 2014

Newegg is currently offering $15 off purchases of $50 or more through the Newegg iOS app when you checkout using Google Wallet. This deal brings a potential savings of 30% off regular priced items site wide until July 14. The discount only applies to regular priced items that total $50 before tax and shipping.

For those that have funds on Google Wallet, this can be a great way to grab some nice discounts on items we are yet to see deep price drops on including the recently released D-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug (+ $0.01 to pad the order) and other electronics as well as games like Mario Kart 8, Watch Dogs or even DualShock 4 controllers for PS4.

Head below for instructions on how to redeem the discount:

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Mario Kart Stories May 30, 2014

expiredGames/Apps: Buy Watch Dogs get 40% off a second game, Mario Kart 8 $50 (in-store), 50% off Bridge Constructor games, iOS freebies, more

Updates:

In today’s best game/app deals, Toys R Us is offering 40% off select PS3, PS4, Xbox One or 360 video game of equal or lesser value when you buy Ubisoft’s new action, hacker, open world title Watch Dogs. Fry’s is offering Mario Kart 8 on Wii U for $50 with in-store pick-up only and be sure to head below for today’s Mac and iOS discounts.

The Wolf Among Us – Season Pass is now being offered for 33% off on Mac Game Store and Steam to celebrate the release of episode 4: “In Sheep’s Clothing.”

Today’s iOS and Mac deals include Bridge Constructor Playground for $1 (Reg. $2), Bridge Constructor for $1 (Reg. $2), the highly rated Buy Me a Pie! Classic – Grocery Shopping List for $2 (Reg. $3), and freebies like DoOdlE DumMieS and Golf Battle 3D.

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