Canadian Video Game Deals for the Week of August 10th to 16th, 2012

Following are the deals to be found this week at the EB Games, Zellers, Walmart, Toys R Us, Future Shop, and Best Buy stores across the Canada. Please note that some of these deals were found using a Toronto postal code, and may not apply in all regions; to find whether or not your local stores are participating, click the associated links below.


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  • Pre-order Halo 4 for a code to be entered in the “3 Rounds in the Chamber” pre-order contest, plus get two EB-exclusive Halo 4 skins.
  • Pre-order Call of Duty: Black Ops II to receive the Nuketown 2025 bonus map.
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic is now $11.99, $28 dollars off.
  • Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (with free DVD while supplies last), Battlefield 3, and Major League Baseball 2K12 are each $39.99, $20 off.
  • Madden NFL 12 is now $29.99, $10 off.
  • Pre-order Darksiders II Limited Edition online for a chance to win a signed collector’s print and receive the EB-exclusive “Death Rides” Pack.
  • Get $10 extra in-store credit when you trade three or four games, $20 extra for five or six, and $30 for seven or more.
  • Get an extra 30 percent trade-in credit when you trade towards the pre-order or purchase of select titles.
  • From August 10th through 26th, buy two and get one free on any GameCube, Game Boy Advance, or Game Boy Color games.
  • Get 20 percent extra in-store credit when you trade your old games, consoles, and accessories towards any new or refurbished console or handheld. Until August 26th, you can apply this towards the new Xbox 360 320GB Halo 4 Special Edition console, priced at $399.99.


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  • The MEGA BLOKS Halo Wars Ambush set is half-price at $6.49.


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  • Pre-order Sleeping Dogs to get the “Deep Undercover” pack.
  • Purchase Darksiders II for $59.83 (starting August 14th) and get a free full copy of Darksiders, plus free access to the “Argul’s Tomb” expansion pack when it becomes available.
  • Star Fox 64 3D is $29, $9.83 off. (Check out my review of the game here.)


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  • Get $20 towards any game in September when you purchase either Darksiders II: Limited Edition or Sleeping Dogs from August 14th to 16th.
  • Purchase Sleeping Dogs for $59.99 and receive a free Future Shop-exclusive steelbook.
  • Purchase Darksiders II Limited Edition for $59.99 and receive the Future Shop-exclusive “Deadly Despair” content pack.
  • Trade in two games to get either of the above free.
  • Purchase the 250GB Xbox 360 Summer Value Bundle for $299.99 and receive free copies of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Assassin’s Creed II, a $40 value.
  • Purchase the 320GB PlayStation 3 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 bundle for $299.99 and receive free copies of inFAMOUS and Resident Evil 5, a $40 value.
  • Just Dance 2 and The Darkness II Limited Edition are each $19.99, $20 off.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops and Just Dance 3 are each $29.99, $10 off.
  • Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure for Wii is $59.99, $10 off, and comes with a free bonus figure valued at $10.
  • An Xbox LIVE 12-Month Gold Membership Card is $39.99, $20 off.
  • The Logitech Driving Force GT steering wheel controller is $99.99, $70 off.
  • Pre-order the following titles to get a Future Shop-exclusive steelbook case: New Super Mario Bros. 2, Borderlands 2, Dishonored, and Halo 4.


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  • Purchase both Sleeping Dogs and Darksiders II Limited Edition together for $99.99, a savings of $20.
  • Trade in two games to get either of the above titles free.
  • Pre-order either game before August 14th to get 800 bonus Reward Zone points.
  • Purchase Darksiders II Limited Edition to receive an exclusive “Angel of Death” pack.
  • Purchase Sleeping Dogs to receive the exclusive “George St. Pierre” pack.
  • Pre-order the following titles to get 800 bonus Reward Zone points: New Super Mario Bros. 2, Guild Wars 2, Madden NFL 13, NHL 13, Borderlands 2, and Call of Duty: Black Ops II.
  • Pre-order Madden NFL 13 and receive exclusive NFL Legend Bill Walsh and Jerry Rice for use in “Madden Ultimate Team.”
  • Pre-order NHL 13 and receive the official Reebok 20K Boost Pack.
  • Pre-order Borderlands 2 and receive membership to the Borderlands 2 Premiere Club.
  • Pre-order Call of Duty: Black Ops II and receive the Nuketown 2025 bonus multiplayer map.
  • The Logitech Driving Force GT steering wheel controller is $99.99, $70 off.
  • Purchase the 4GB Xbox 360 Kinect Family Bundle for $299.99 and receive a free copy of Kinect Disneyland Adventures, a $20 value.

That’s all for this week, and you can find the relevant pages from the flier by clicking the link for each section. If you know any other places featuring some great deals, drop us a line at marios.hat.news [at] gmail.com, and I’ll try to post them as soon as I can.

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