There's good news for this week if you've gotten bored of your current selection of games. Multiple deals have surfaced that should make just about any gamer happy, whether you're into the latest shooters or prefer a fresh take on the zombie apocalypse. Check these deals out.
For those out of the loop, Dead Island Riptide is set to release on April 23 and the digital download for those interested in playing it on the PC is a fantastic $39.99 at GameStop, setting it twenty dollars under the retail value it will no doubt sell at closer to launch.
Riptide is the sequel to the original Dead Island, the story of four individuals and their attempt to survive on a tropical island paradise now infested with the zombie outbreak. While the story wasn't the strongest the fast-paced co-op gameplay more than made the game worth the purchase price.
Purchasing the game will allow you to immediately download it on the launch date, saving time and money.
For the shooter fan, Arma II: Complete Collection has been slashed by fifty percent in price, bringing it down to a manageable $19.99 on Steam. Purchasing this bundle grants you Arma II and all of its DLC expansions, including Operation Arrowhead, Private Military Company British Armed Forces. and Army of the Czech Republic for one low price.
Arma II is a more in-depth shooter than most, featuring realistic ballistic properties, weather, and highly detailed environments.
If you still haven't gotten your fill of zombies you can also download the free DayZ mod from Steam, allowing you to transform Arma's world into a constant fight for survival against the walking dead.
For the RTS crowd Steam is also offering Age of Empires III: Complete Collection for half of its usual price, bringing it down to $19.99.
The third installment in the storied franchise centers on European powers seeking to expand their colonial empires by exploring and conquering foreign lands. The game features full control of both ground and naval forces in a plethora of different environments from the seas of Japan to the forests of Central America.
Finally, if you're running low on Xbox LIVE time Amazon is offering twelve month subscriptions for over twenty five percent off the regular price, leaving the final price to $43.00 dollars even.
If you're looking for more deals be sure to check your favorite retailers often for new deals. Signing up for regular newsletters will also allow you to stay ahead of the game on the best deals out there. Enjoy.