Weekend game deals: Rift $29.95

By on April 29, 2011, 3:00 PM
As part of its ongoing "30 days of deals" promotion, Direct2Drive cuts 40% off the retail price of Rift, a new MMORPG from Trion Worlds. While there aren't many mind-blowing bargains this week, we should note that time is running low on a few preorder discounts around the Web -- namely Section 8: Prejudice (May 4) and Brink (May 10). A handful of Friday Night Fragfest regulars are preordering Section 8 and we'll be playing the game when it launches next week.

Mount & Blade Complete $19.99 (60% off)
Sol Survivor $4.99 (50% off)

Spore $9.97 (50% off)
Fantasy Wars $9.99 (50% off)
Cities XL 2011 $19.99 (50% off)
Smugglers 4: Doomsday $14.97 (50% off)
Arsenal of Democracy - A Hearts of Iron Game $4.49 (75% off)
50% off all Spellforce titles

Tropico 3 $5.08 (66% off)
Reign: Conflict of Nations $14.98 (50% off)
The King's Crusade $11.98 (60% off)
Patrician III $4.98 (50% off)

Rift $29.95 (40% off)
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines $9.98 (50% off)
Quantum of Solace $9.98 (50% off)
Aces of the Galaxy $4.98 (50% off)

Games for Windows
Flat Out: Ultimate Carnage $4.99 (75% off)

Good Old Games
60-75% off JoWooD titles

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TomSEA TomSEA, TechSpot Chancellor, said:

Count me in as one of the Section 8 players.

Chazz said:

That section 8 trailer reminds me so much of halo. For 13 bucks I'll try it out.

Matthew Matthew, TechSpot Staff, said:

Yeah, I think that's kind of the attitude we all have right now: what can go wrong for $13-$15? For what it's worth, the game is already out on the Xbox 360 and it's received positive reviews.

Guest said:

give me duke nukem or give me death

Relic Relic, TechSpot Chancellor, said:

For those who haven't picked up Portal 2 yet, K-Mart & GameStop have them on sale this weekend.

Chazz said:

That section 8 trailer reminds me so much of halo. For 13 bucks I'll try it out.

I have the original and it plays very much like a slow placed Tribes/Halo game. It has its flaws, but overall is pretty fun imo. Probably going to pick up Prejudice as well seeing as I enjoyed the original.

ramonsterns said:

Mount and Blade? Proper old style guns? Better singleplayer? Not full price? Sign me the fug up, doc.

Guest said:

i just miss this chance . dam it .

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