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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

DEAL ALERT: Amazon kind of matching Microsofts online upgrade price for Windows 8 Pro

Microsoft will be offering a digital copy of Windows 8 pro for only $39.99 when it releases October 26th, 2012. Amazon on the other hand will be selling the physical copy for $69.99. But if you pre-order it now on Amazon, you get a $30 promotional credit...

Pre-order Select Windows 8 Software, Get a $30 Amazon.com Promotional Credit
Through October 20, 2012, purchase select Windows 8 software and get a $30 Amazon.com promotional credit toward the purchase of items shipped and sold by Amazon.com (certain exclusions apply, including Kindle books, MP3s, and video rentals and downloads). The promotional credit will be emailed thirty days after your order ships. Offer valid when shipped and sold by Amazon.com. See full terms and conditions for more details.
 Head now to Amazon for this great deal!

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Save $50 when you order the Halo 4 Console Bundle

Save $50 when you order the Xbox 360 Halo 4 Console Bundle (custom sounds/lights, 320 GB HDD, 2 controllers & the game) $399.99 $349.99

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Nokia’s Lumia 900 only $49.99 at Amazon Wireless (pre-order)


The Nokia Lumia 900 is only days away from releasing. If you’re looking to preorder one of the best Windows Phone’s to date, Amazon Wireless has it for $49.99 to new AT&T customers and existing AT&T Customers as well (if you’re part of a family account).

Amazon Wireless have both Black or Cyan for pre-order. Includes FREE Two-Day Shipping as well. Get them ordered before they raise the price back to $119.99.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Angry Birds on the WP7 is now Live on Xbox LIVE with achievements


It took long enough but the crazy egg snatching pigs are now Live on Microsoft's new mobile OS, the Windows Phone 7. You can now take revenge against the green thieving pigs as you increase your gamerscore and gain achievements, all while playing Angry birds.

The survival of the Angry Birds is at stake. Dish out revenge on the green pigs who stole the Birds’ eggs. Use the unique destructive powers of the Angry Birds to lay waste to the pigs’ fortified constructions. Angry Birds features hours challenging, physics-based demolition gameplay, and lots of replay value. Each of the 165 levels requires logic, skill, and brute force to crush the enemy. Protect wildlife and play Angry Birds!

This app makes use of your phones:

  • Xbox LIVE
  • media library
  • data connection

There’s a free trial you can download, as all Xbox LIVE games on the WP7 has, or you can download the full version for $2.99 from the Zune Marketplace. Angry birds might be played out but something about getting it for every device is calling me... Downing NOW!

via: wpcentral

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

DOTD!! Xbox 360 4GB Kinect Bundle with $100 Promotional Credit


Amazon has a Deal of the Day for an Xbox 360 4GB with Kinect Bundle that’s hard to pass up on, even if you already own one. The Gold Box Price is $299.98 but the kicker is the $100 promotional credit you get added directly to your Amazon.com account. So in other words, you’re getting the Xbox 360 Kinect bundle for $199.98 while spending another $100 to buy a few games with or what ever you desiire. Either way you look at it, it’s a Steal!

What are you waiting for? This deal ends in a few hours or until they’re all gone! I’m gone…

Monday, June 6, 2011

E311 Tweet up with Major Nelson – Mark Rein VP of Epic Games stopped by


Did you make it to Major Nelson’s Tweet up? If so, you might have seen me there. I was the one that scored the first set of passes to the Xbox 360 E311 Media Briefing (Continue reading… I might be giving one of the pass’s away). They raffled off 30 sets and I just so happened to get my number called FIRST!

The tweet up was held at a bowling alley. This was no bowling alley I had ever been to and nothing like I imagined. This place was PIMP! They had a huge sports bar with lots of seating and TVs everywhere. Then in a separate room a huge area to bowl with maybe 20 lanes give or take. In the back was where the private party was held, the tweet up, where they had a room that could fit a few hundred people in with 4 private lanes we could bowl on, two or three nice size pool tables, a huge private bar and many separate seating areas with really nice white couches to lounge on.



After raffling off all the tickets, Mark Rein, VP of Epic games, you know, Epic, with the biggest game for 2011, Gears of War 3! He stopped by to say Hi. He mentions Gears was going to get a small change but wouldn’t say what it was. Then Major Nelson wanted him to tell an old story about how Epic games cost Microsoft a Billion dollars! The whole memory business with the original Xbox 360. Watch the video Stuff We Like posted below to hear what he said. I’m the bald head at the bottom of the video that looks like one of the balloons to the left of Mark. LOL


In closing, they raffled off some Halo schwag, and then wrapped it up. It was a great time, better than last year’s meet up, that’s for sure.

On our way out, we had to take a shot of this building just around the corner from the bowling alley. It had this huge The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim banner plastered on the side looking awesome! Can’t wait for that…


You still here? Well fortunately for one of you, we have an extra pass to give away to get you into the Xbox 360 E311 Media Briefing. As pictured below, it comes with stickers to personalize your badge. The little scribble on it is nothing really. OK, its Mark Rein’s autograph, and it’s yours!

All you have to do is follow us on twitter and watch for the tweet. You’ll know what tweet it is when you see it. There’s not much time, so be watching for it soon. And please, only those able to go try for it. For all the others that miss out, I’ll have some codes to give out that are sort of Gears related, so be watching for that a little later as well.


UPDATE: Only 2 hours left to arrive at the Galen Center for the Xbox 360 E311 Media Briefing. Who wants a pass? Contact me.

Friday, May 27, 2011

HP and Amazon both join the other retailers with ‘Buy a 'PC, Get an Xbox’


If you’re a student, you now have more choices to find that perfect PC for school while scoring a Xbox 360. Both HP.com and Amazon join the other retailers, Dell.com, Best Buy and the Microsoft Store (online and in-person), who are participating in the “Buy a PC, Get an Xbox” promotion. The PCs that are available vary by retailer so make sure to consult various stores before making your purchase.

This is a US only promotion but word is, offers will be coming to Canada and France soon, so watch for them.

Get a free Xbox 360 4GB console with the purchase of select Windows 7 PCs $699 or more, at participating retailers in the US from 5/23-9/3 or while supplies last. Verification of student status required. See participating retailers for full details.