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Amazon, in a bid to recoup recent outlay, is offering open-world vigilante-em-up Watch Dogs as its Gold Box Deal of the Day. Ubisoft's game with the waggly tail is down from $60 to $36 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, with the PC version nearly half-price at $32. The PS3 and Xbox 360 versions are ava...

August 26th 2014 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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Microsoft's Xbox 360 Kinect Holiday Value Bundle is on sale for $239 as part of today's Gold Box discounts on Amazon. Those that act fast will get the redesigned Xbox 360 E console loaded with a 250 GB hard drive, a controller, a Kinect camera and three games: Kinect Adventures, Kinect Sports: Sea...

October 28th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Like a stealthy jungle cat patiently waiting for its tired, limping prey to drop its guard, so too does Amazon's devious sales engine stalk the emaciated husk of our post-December wallet. Its latest attempt at snaring our monetary entrails, an all-games Gold Box Event, will begin at 3 a.m. Eastern t...

February 16th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Amazon is hosting another games-only Gold Box event, discounting one game all day and several for two-hour windows. The Deal of the Day is Assassin's Creed 3 for $33 on PS3 or Xbox 360, bundled with $3 credits for Amazon Instant Video, Digital Games, and Gaming Trade-In Credit.Lightning Deals still...

December 11th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Today's Gold Box deals on Amazon are primarily dance and fitness-themed. The deal of the day is Just Dance 4 for $22.99 on Wii, Xbox 360, or PS3. Time-limited deals throughout the day include, well, a lot of Zumbas.There are also some assorted non-Zumba offers, like Epic Mickey 2 at 1pm PST/4pm EST...

December 4th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Lionel Messi looks absolutely delighted to be Amazon's video game deal of the day. His game, FIFA Soccer 13, is $39.99 on PS3 and Xbox 360 today, leading off a series of limited-time Gold Box deals.Still upcoming today are discounts on Skyrim, Sleeping Dogs, Dead Island, and Theatrhythm: Final Fant...

October 30th 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Amazon's Gold Box is all games once again, offering a series of time-limited deals alongside a special all-day $39.99 sale on Madden NFL 13. Find the clues for each "Lightning Deal" after the break.

September 25th 2012 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Beat the heat! Beat the heat with a Vita memory card or GTAIV/Max Payne 3 PC bundle from Crazy Amazon's! Get the guaranteed lowest sale prices anywhere on Resistance: Burning Skies for Vita and Batman: Arkham City's GOTY Edition! It's gonna be a long hot summer, and the prices of video games are go...

August 28th 2012 at 9:50am 0 Comments
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This is a weekly column from freelancer Rowan Kaiser, which focuses on "Western" role-playing games: their stories, their histories, their mechanics, their insanity, and their inanity. Strategic Simulations Inc.'s "Gold Box" series of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons games were one of the biggest fra...

August 24th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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It's time for another all-day Gold Box for games on Amazon, during which the retailer will attempt to shake out any money you didn't blow over at Steam. The sale is headed by an all-day 50 percent discount on Brave games, but also offers limited-time deals on things that aren't necessarily based on...

July 24th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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The very recent Prototype 2 enjoys a deep discount on Amazon today, as the all-day component to the retailer's Gold Box offers. It's on sale for $29.99, and will be joined by a new, temporary deal every couple of hours.Currently, that deal is the Wii's Cyberbike, which is, yes, an exercise bike th...

May 29th 2012 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Computer RPG players in the late '80s and early '90s were surely familiar with Strategic Simulations, Inc. (SSI) and its now-infamous Gold Box series. The series, so named because of their distinctive gold packaging, ran on a solid engine that helped the company churn out over a dozen titles with...

May 15th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments