By: goukijones Jan 31, 2011 | 12 Comments
MS Points $17.99, Xbox Live $39.99 Two Worlds II $39.99 Royal Edition $99.99. Coupons for Test Drive Unlimited 2. Info on Amazon's $0.99 Release Day Delivery. Replica Dragon Age swords $449.00. Kmart coupons disappear and high Kinect game trade-in values.
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By: goukijones Jan 24, 2011 | 11 Comments
It's that time of year, Video Game season 2011. Dead Space 2 & Two Worlds II releaese 1/25/2011 & the weeks to follow gamers will see some huge titles released. Marvel Vs Capcom 3, Homefront, Bulletstorm & the Playstation/Move/3D compatible Killzone 3.
What do you need, what do you want, we got Deals Jimmy! Keep an eye on those Xbox Live subscriptions and buy them whenever you see them on sale. They stack up, never expire and make great gifts. Controllers are on sale, especially if you want the new one with the new d-pad. Can't find a Playstation Move Controller? Neither can we.
It's that time of year again, Video Game season is in full swing. Dead Space 2($54.96) and Two Worlds II releaese 1/25/2011 and the weeks to follow gamers will have some huge titles released. Marvel Vs Capcom 3, Dragon Age II, Bulletstorm and the Playstation/Move/3D compatible Killzone 3. Check out these deals We've been watching below.Read full story...
The lowest prices on video games and accessories any hardcore gamer may want or need this holiday season. Game suggestions, the coolest collector editions, inexpensive accessories and pre-order gift ideas. Save money on video games this holiday season.
2010 Hardcore Gamer Holiday buyer's guide
I am a hardcore gamer. So I have put together a list of things that I would gladly accept or give away as a holiday gifts. Starting with some of my favorite games from this year. Also some games I haven't played, but my friends can't seem to stop talking about. You're going to find some of the best gift ideas below for somebody you know is a serious gamer. Just do a little research first and make sure they haven't played the games already.
Every gamer needs accessories, I could probably use a new controller. Mine makes funny noises in two different places. My wireless headsets are losing their charge times because I use them so much. If you don't have HDMI cables I got you covered. Also if you have a PS3, you know the controller charge cable is real short and you can get a universal USB extension cable that will work with your PS3 and Xbox 360. Perfect for keyboard extensions and stuuuuuf.
For the serious gamer that wanted the collector's edition, but didn't get it, I have a few suggestions there as well. You can always sell or trade-in that extra copy of the game. I just want the DLC, statues, booklets, soundtracks and goodies found in some collector's edition.
It's time to save money this holiday season and I hope my guide below saves you some money and time. Most of the options come with free shipping and that's great for the holidays, just make sure you don't wait until the last minute to order online. If there's something you think I missed or just want to make a suggestion, please leave a comment below. Thank you for reading. Now go start saving money!Read full story...
By: goukijones Sep 1, 2010 | 13 Comments | Updated: Jan 28, 2012
Don't pay full price for Xbox Live Jimmy. Updated 11/14/2010. New lower prices!
The price of Xbox LIVE Gold membership as of November 1, 2010. $59.99.
Save money right now. The sites below could save you $20 or more on your membership. The prices go up and down all of the time, so bookmark this page.
Rule #1: Turn off your Xbox Live Auto-renew.
Rule #2: Xbox LIVE cards will stack on top of each other and you can add on time whenever you like.
Rule #3: Get Xbox Live on sale and with free shipping to save big money.
Xbox LIVE is best known for allowing you to play games online with your friends. Like Bulletstorm and Marvel VS Capcom 3.
In 2010, Xbox LIVE is added new Gold features, including ESPN 3 and Video Kinect, with Hulu Plus coming on Xbox LIVE in 2011. All stuff real hard core gamers don't need. I just want to play Halo Wars with my Xbox, not watch Around the Horn again. Kinect is lol. So if you're like me and like to save money on your video games, I have a couple of different options for you to save on your Xbox LIVE 12 month Gold subscription card.
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A brief discussion on the recent price drops and what it means for us, the gamers.
Price cuts, I love price cuts!
Recently Sony announced the new PS3 slim model priced at $299. A few weeks later Microsoft reduced the price of the XBox 360 elite to $299 as well. Both represent a $100 cut off their earlier prices. So who wins this round?
For Sony, a price cut was long overdue. They had third party game developers screaming for it and threatening to stop publishing PS3 games. Now the PS3 slim represents a great value, including a Blu-Ray player and internet browser with their game system which comes fully equipped with Wi-Fi built in. The new unit does not, however, include backwards compatibility with PS2 games. This is a bit of a problem due to the lack of quality exclusive titles for the system (I count about 4).
Microsoft, on the other hand, already had a $299 system, and this "price cut" really represents nothing more than a minor hardware upgrade (from a 60GB hard drive to 120GB). The 360 runs off of standard DVDs, but has Netflix streaming to back that up. It also has backwards compatibility but doesn't really need it. The elite unit still does not have Wi-Fi built in and Microsoft wants an absurd $99 (MSRP) for the add on. This is dumb considering you have to pay a subscription for XBox live and the online features of the system are what really keeps it ahead of the PS3 in my opinion.
Wouldn't it be great if Sony and Microsoft would exchange strategies on these units? Microsoft would pack in Wi-Fi and ditch backwards compatibility, whereas Sony would cut out the Wi-Fi chip and replace it with the PS2's emotion engine for full compatibility. What a wonderful world that would be, playing to both systems strengths. (The 360's online system and Sony's huge back catalog.) Oh well, it was a thought.
I'd have to say, that if you don't own either system, the PS3 represents a better value right now. The problem for me is that I already own a 360 and there's no reason to play a game available for both systems on the PS3, whereas on the 360 I get achievements. For most people, I think the choice will come down to "what system do most of your friends have?", for the simple reason of wanting to play online with them.
Let's hear your thoughts on these price cuts in the comments you bucnh of Jimmys!
By: goukijones Nov 22, 2010 | 10 Comments
Check out all these links to find the best deals for the week of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Remember every purchase through one of these links helps Gouki.com keep the lights on. So start shopping Jimmy!
Amazon is my favorite place to shop online year around and especially during Black Friday and Cyber Monday
Black Friday deals week has already started on Amazon. Games, accessories and console prices have already been slashed. Check it out here.
Newegg.com is going to be one of the hottest place to shop online during Black Friday and Cyber Monday so keep and eye on their deals page. Whether you are a Console gamer or a PC gamer you will most certainly find something you need/want this weekend. Check it out.
Kmart has had some of the best deals on gaming all year and if you've been shopping with you've been saving a ton of money and have probably gotten a few for free at this point. Keep watch on any of Kmart's Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals.
EBGames and Gamestop are the same company for you Jimmys not in the loop. So check out the deals here and see what you can find.
EBGames and Gamestop finally have a rewards program and you can earn credits to future releases. Similar to Amazon coupons. But you have to sign up. Here's the link.
There's also a sweet Hunted: The Demon's Forge giveaway going right now over at EBGames and Gamestop.
Buy.com has some of the lowest prices on the internet with free shipping available almost every product. Make sure you check out their video game pages all week and through Cyber Monday.
CompUSA.com is another site to keep watch on. They some time beat Amazon and Buy.com prices with free shipping. Check out their game page.
You can also search iTunes for your favorite game soundtrack. It'll be like riding a Chocobo, but you're driving a car - I don't know what that means. Apple iTunes video game soundtracks.
Gamefly sells games too! There's always some hidden gems on this list so keep an eye out for any Black Friday or Cyber Monday deals.
Blockbuster.com sells games as well and you never know what kind of used deals you can find from Blockbuster. Just another great way to save money on your holiday shopping for video games.Read full story...
Over 50 games, more than half off. Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360, PS3, DS all on sale. Collector's editions and peripheral pack-ins are also on this list. Check it out, if you're looking to save some money on old games.
Amazon Clearance Video Games 4/29/2011 Update.
Amazon just updated their clearance games list. Here's a few examples you'll find. We're totally focused on saving money. We're gamers too and we value our fight money right? So check out this complete list of some ridiculous sales going on over at Amazon right now. Side note: Gearfest is still happening as well and you can save up to 33% on all Xbox Accessories.
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By: goukijones Sep 20, 2010 | 4 Comments
Civilization V lowest price online. Get FF14 delivered 9/22/2010 for only $0.99. Overpriced PS3 Move bundles and a ridiculous Epic Mickey Collector's Edition. Halo Reach for $54 bucks? PS3 Amazon Gold Box 9/21/2010.
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By: goukijones Aug 30, 2010 | 5 Comments
Gouki.com Deals Jimmy! Tons of price drops recently. Halo Reach LE Controller on sale already. Save on Xbox Live before it's too late. Red Dead is still expensive. Black ops, $10 off now or $20 off later?
Amazon.com ALL WII gold box on Tuesday. August 31, 2010. Save on some of the most ridiculous Wii work out titles and kiddie games. Also all day Tony Hawk's amazingly Jimmyfied skate board game, Ride is on sale for $39.99. Every time I see that "skateboard controller" a little part inside of me chuckles.
The Bestbuy magazine "Gamer" has some amazing coupons in it for Red Dead Redemption and Final Fantasy XIII. $20 off!
Madden NFL 11 as low as $45.60 on Amazon.com.
Chrono Trigger for the DS less than $13!!Read full story...
By: goukijones Mar 11, 2011 | 13 Comments
Collector's Edition Overkill, Pre-Order Bonus craziness, Peripherals coming out of your ears. Information on all of the latest video game releases. From the Mortal Kombat FightStick/Storage Case to Portal 2 co-op exclusive price and color skins. Save now!
Hot deals happening right now:
Xbox Live is on sale for $40! Lowest price of the year. These subscriptions stack up so you can order at anytime. This is a great way to save.
Save 26% on all Xbox 360 controllers and battery pack chargers. For example, the new Xbox 360 Silver Controller and Play & Charge Kit only $45.
10% off pre-order titles at GameStop.com. Excludes collector's editions. Use code: PRE10. Offer ends 3.15.11
Purchase 2 in-stock games priced $59.99 or more and receive $20 off your order total. Use code: 2SAVE20. Offer ends 3.15.11
20% Off In-Stock Accessories at GameStop.com. Excludes points and time cards, and select PC accessories. Use code: 20ACC Offer ends 3.15.11
Free value shipping on orders of $24.99 or more. Offer excludes game consoles. Use code: VSHIP. Offer ends 3.31.11
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By: goukijones Mar 8, 2011 | 6 Comments
Gouki.com just got accepted to the GameStop affiliate program. Which means, heads-up on some great ways to save money from GameStop. Including new releases, DLC, and used games.
Here's the latest deals from GameStop. Don't be a Jimmy. Thanks for your support.
For one week only, 10% off pre-order titles at GameStop.com. It's not very often that GameStop is able to offer discounts on pre-orders, so be sure to take advantage of this opportunity. GameStop is also offering $20 off when you purchase two games priced $59.99 each. Both these offers end 3/15/11 so time is limited. Details on these and all of our current offers can be found below.Read full story...
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