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Walmart goes price cut bonkers on games, hands out gift cards

Wednesday, 2nd December 2009 19:04 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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Walmart’s going mark-down crazy with game prices by cutting $10 off a whole list of gaming titles until Christmas Eve.

Here’s the list, courtesy of Kotaku:

  • Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympics (Wii) – now $40
  • Lego Rock Band (Wii) – now $40
  • Rock Band: Beatles (Wii) – now $40
  • MySims: Agents (Wii) – now $40
  • Tekken 6 (Xbox 360 and PS3) – now $50
  • Madden 2010 (Xbox 360 and PS3) – now $50
  • WWE 2010 (Xbox 360) – now $50, WWE 2010 (Wii) – now $40
  • Batman Arkham Asylum (Xbox 360) – now $50
  • Dragon Age: Origins (PS3) – now $50
  • Left 4 Dead 2 (Xbox 360) – now $50
  • Halo 3:ODST (Xbox 360) – now $50
  • Uncharted 2 (PS3) – now $50

Also, those in the market for the newly priced $199 Wii will get a $50 gift card (US) to spend on anything and everything Walmart has to offer its customers.

Go shop.

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8 Comments

  1. Michael O’Connor

    What the fuck? I look at this list, and most of these reduced prices are more expensive than how much the games cost here new…

    Since when did games get so expensive in the US? Either that, or they’ve gotten cheaper in Europe…

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Gekidami

    I agree, i dont see much of a price cut here. How much are they normally?

    #2 5 years ago
  3. jeremycafe

    Halo ODST should get a price cut to 30 bucks. I got more play time out of battlefield on arcade >:O

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Psychotext

    Game prices have been pretty good in the UK for a while now… probably thanks to supermarkets more than anything.

    Doesn’t harm that so many games have been cut in price after failing to meet initial expectations either.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Rhythm

    Prices in the States also stay higher for longer. Rebel FM recently did a game-club on Heavenly Sword where everyone complained that the price was still so high, whereas it’s been discount here since release.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Hunam

    Yeah, american prices are way above ours in the long term. We pay around $30USD for those games now.

    Guess we are more expensive on day 1 and half the price on month 2.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. OlderGamer

    Not too much to get excited about really. Still over priced to all hell.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Random_H

    And thus, Walmart singlehandedly saved the Wii

    Alex

    #8 5 years ago

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