This week’s best gaming deals: Nintendo Switch bundles, Tekken 7, Yakuza 0, and more

By Jamie Wallace, Friday, 29 September 2017 10:52 GMT

Currently, we are clinging desperately onto the end of September and unwilling to face the inevitability that October is mere days away, bringing with it an avalanche of video game releases. Will there be enough time in a normal human day to play a decent amount of them? We’ll have to wait and see. All I know is that Shadow of Wardor looks like it might be very special and Super Mario Odyssey will be a new staple. 

As usual, we’ve got deals that’ll work in the UK, deals that’ll work in the US and some deals that will work in both the UK and US, as well as presumably many other places. Let’s get started.

UK & US Deals

Humble Trove September 2017

As an added bonus for anyone who subscribes to Humble’s Monthly service – which gets you a stack of Steam games each month for £10 / $12 a month – the site also lets Monthly subscribers have access to the Humble Trove. The Trove is a library of DRM-free games that won’t shift or expire each month, featuring titles like Gone Home, Limbo, Shadowrun Returns, Teslagrad, Volgarr The Viking and much more.

More games added to Humble Trove with Humble Monthly

tekken_7_panda

While you’re over there at Humble, you may want to take a look at the Bandai Namco Publisher Weekend sale, which is on from now until Tuesday, 2nd October, including things like Tekken 7, Dark Souls 3, God Eater 2 Rage Burst, and more.

Bandai Namco Publisher Weekend from Humble Store

stalker_call_of_pripyat

Bundle Stars has its own collection of classic titles on offer, with a new tiered bundle up for grabs that’ll get you up to 15 games for £9 / $10. Here’s what’s up for grabs:

Here’s what’s on offer:

Tier 1 – 89p / $1

  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Clear Sky
  • Shadowrun Returns
  • Shoppe Keep
  • Eon Altar: Episode 1

Tier 2 – £4.39 / $4.99

  • Planetary Annihilation: TITANS
  • Styx: Master of Shadows
  • Tropico 5
  • Slain: Back from Hell
  • Blood: One Unit Whole Blood
  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Shadow of Chernobyl
  • SpellForce 2 – Anniversary Edition
  • Phantaruk
  • FaceRig

Tier 3 – £8.89 / $9.99

  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Call of Pripyat
  • FaceRig Pro Upgrade DLC

Nemesis Bundle 3 from Bundle Stars

System_shock_2_shodan

This week’s GOG sale puts a particular focus on adventure games as well as some of the best sci-fi horror titles to have ever been made. Specifically, that includes the likes of System Shock, System Shock 2 and the nightmare-inducing I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream. Here are some highlights from the range:

  • Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun for £24.59 / $27.99 / €27.99
  • System Shock: Enhanced Edition for £1.19 / $1.49 / €1.29
  • System Shock 2 for £1.19 / $1.49 / €1.29
  • Deponia for 69p / 99¢ / €0.99
  • Deponia 2: Chaos on Deponia for £1.59 / $1.99 / €1.69
  • Gomo for 89p / $1.19 / €1.19
  • I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream for 99p / $1.19 / €1.09
  • Turok for £3.89 / $4.99 / €4.29
  • Turok 2: Seeds of Evil for £10.49 / $13.39 / €11.39
  • The Night of The Rabbit for £3.39 / $3.99 / €3.99
  • Valhalla Hills for £7.49 / $9.99 / €9.99
  • Skyhill for £5.99 / $7.49 / €7.49

Up to 90% off in the GOG Weekly Sale

sonic_3

Sonic recently turned 26, and while he wrestles with the kind of existential crisis that can only come reaching and age that puts you hurtling towards the ‘late twenties’ side of things, Bundle Stars is offering up a whole batch of Sonic games with some nice discounts. Enter the code BIRTHDAY5 to get these prices.

sniper_elite_4

Following on from the site’s ‘Very Positive Bundle 2’, Humble is showcasing some of its other favourites with the ‘Very Positive Sale’. All these titles are currently holding ‘Very Positive’ or higher ratings on Steam and while we can’t always trust user-generated Steam ratings, rest assured these particular titles are some quite nice ones.

Some highlights:

  • Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator for £9.89 / $13.49
  • Blackwake for £11.99 / $15.99
  • Golf With Your Friends for £3.35 / $4.19
  • RWBY: Grimm Eclipse for £7.49 / $9.99
  • Sniper Elite 4 for £19.99 / $29.99
  • Kenshi for £11.24 / $14.99
  • Foxhole for £13.49 / $17.99
  • For The King for £8.24 / $11.24
  • Rivals of Aether for £3.73 / $5.09
  • Rebel Galaxy for £4.49 / $5.99
  • TerraTech for £10.04 / $13.39
  • Homeworld Remastered Collection for £6.74 / $8.74
  • Axiom Verge for £7.49 / $9.99
  • Town of Salem for £1.99 / $2.49
  • Yooka-Laylee for £20.99 / $23.99
  • Zombie Army Trilogy for £5.99 / $8.99

Very Positive Sale from Humble Store

UK Deals

8Bitdo-Switch-Shot-01

As stock of the console begins to drift in a bit more consistently, Nintendo’s UK store has launched a ‘Build Your Own Bundle’ system on its main site. After choosing which console you want, you can pick a game, a carrying case, an amiibo and a free bonus gift (as tempted as the Mario hat is, you should probably pick a stand, screen protector or that Pokken Pro Controller). All that will run you for £349.99.

Build Your Own Nintendo Switch Bundle from Nintendo UK

Rainbow Six Chibi Collectibles

If you head over to the official Ubisoft store today, you can grab one of (or all of) these little chibi figurines of some of the original Rainbow Six Siege crew. If there’s one thing to be said for Ubi, they know how to do their collectibles.

binding-of-isaac-afterbirth-content

It may have taken an extra six months to see a UK release, but it hasn’t taken that long for the price to fall to slightly more agreeable ranges. The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ on Nintendo Switch, in its fancy boxed form with extra trinkets, is currently £27.95 over at TheGameCollection.

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ on Nintendo Switch for £27.95 from TheGameCollection

yakuza_kiwami_2_reveal_screen_4

Look, I’ve said it before and I’ll only inevitably say it again – Yakuza 0 is a delight and I adored all the dozens of hours I managed to pour into it. If I could befriend any video game character today, it would definitely be Majima. Conveniently enough, Yakuza 0 is down to its lowest price yet at Argos, costing you £21.99 for the time being.

Yakuza 0 on PS4 for £21.99 from Argos

US Deals

Hori Fighting Commander Controller Nintendo

Hori is resurrecting its classic Fighting Commander controller to coincide with this week’s release of the Super Nintendo Classic Edition. This thing is officially licensed by Nintendo, features a full set of turbo switches and will cost you $25.

Hori Fighting Commander Pro Controller for Super Nintendo Classic Edition for $24.99 from Amazon US

Forza-Xbox-One-S-Console-750x422

If you’re in the mood for an Xbox, you can grab a shiny new Xbox One S console with a packed-in copy of Forza Horizon 3 or Halo Wars 2, pick two extra games for free and get the whole lot for $249. While stock lasts and all that.

Xbox One S bundles with two extra free games from $249 from Microsoft Store

persona_5_4

GameStop has a bizarre amount of pretty decent discounts on a handful of console games including Yakuka 0, Persona 5, Puyo Puyo Tetris and Wolfenstein. All of those are things you absolutely need to play, by the way.

New Nintendo 2DS XL Poke Ball Pokemon Edition

Quite why Nintendo is so persistent in making more 3DS consoles, I’m not sure. What I do know is that this Poké Ball styled New 2DS XL will have already won over many hearts just from the way it looks. It’s up for pre-order now and will cost you $159.99.

New Nintendo 2DS XL Poké Ball Edition for $159.99 from Best Buy

With that, we’re done for another week. Keep in mind that deals, prices and availability can change at the drop of a hat, so apologies if you miss out on something you wanted. I’ll be over at Jelly Deals, scouring the world wide web for more deals. Feel free to visit, or follow us on Twitter and give us a like on Facebook.

Did you know that Jelly Deals has a newsletter? It lets us bring the best deals directly to you each day. Subscribe here, if that seems like your kind of thing.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Comments