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Weekend Game Deals - Summer is here!

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Gather 'round, discount hounds: I've tales of summer sales for ye. Steam has augmented Deus Ex prices by 75% (opens in new tab) , Amazon has kicked 75% off Super Street Fighter IV: AE (opens in new tab) , GamersGate's Total War sale (opens in new tab) has come back for the wounded soldiers who missed last week's Steam sale, and GOG has initiated 17 days of head-to-head dealmatches (opens in new tab) . See all of this week's sales inside! (I promise to use fewer awful analogies.)


As you know (opens in new tab) , Deus Ex games are all 75% off this weekend. There are a few smaller discounts as well, but that's the big one for this weekend. Oh, except 80% off Bejeweled 3, if you want a game with an exceptional number of 'e's in the title.


[US Only] Much remains the same at Amazon, though it's now selling Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition (opens in new tab) at 75% off, and both Mass Effect (opens in new tab) and Mass Effect 2 (opens in new tab) for $5 each.


Origin is holding a "pre-order one, get one half off" sale. Origin's deals page (opens in new tab) lists the pre-orders available and their resulting discounts. Some of them are silly, like 50% off SimCity 4, which is constantly discounted everywhere else. Pre-ordering Dead Space 3 can get you 50% off Mass Effect 3 or Battlefield 3, which isn't bad...but you have to pre-order Dead Space 3. I prefer to avoid potential early adopter remorse.


GamersGate is selling Total War stuff at 75% off or more (opens in new tab) , including the complete collection for $24.90.


GameStop only has a few new sales, most notably Aliens vs. Predator (opens in new tab) , Saints Row: The Third (opens in new tab) , and L.A. Noire (opens in new tab) . GamersGate beats its Shogun 2 sale, and the rest are carried over from last week.


I can't list GOG's sales at the moment, because it's time for... BATTLE OF THE GAMES (opens in new tab) ! Every day two games will be discounted -- one at 40% off and one at 60% off -- with the bigger discount going to the game with the most votes recorded the previous day. Go get your interactive marketing on, just be sure to vote for the games I want. (Please deactivate your neural firewall for a moment so I can upload my preferences.)


GameFly is rather barren this week -- the only deal I spotted was the 50% off Payday: The Heist sale that's being offered everywhere.

Let us know in the comments if you find any deals we missed!

Tyler Wilde
Tyler Wilde

Tyler grew up in Silicon Valley alongside Apple and Microsoft, playing games like Zork and Arkanoid on the early personal computers his parents brought home. He was later captivated by Myst, SimCity, Civilization, Command & Conquer, Bushido Blade (yeah, he had Bleem!), and all the shooters they call "boomer shooters" now. In 2006, Tyler wrote his first professional review of a videogame: Super Dragon Ball Z for the PS2. He thought it was OK. In 2011, he joined PC Gamer, and today he's focused on the site's news coverage. After work, he practices boxing and adds to his 1,200 hours in Rocket League.