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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 has a handful of fresh Lightning Deals scheduled for today, including a deal that nets you Halo 4 along with a $20 Amazon gift card and $10 in Amazon Instant Watch credit. The earlier set of sales also features Prototype 2 and the Xbox 360 4 GB holiday bundle.Check out today's sales schedule...

November 24th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Remember when we said Amazon would have a bunch of awesome lightning deals on Black Friday? Turns out that starts now, making this an action-packed Turkey Day in the states.Some highlights throughout the day include Sims 3 Plus Supernatural at 9:10 a.m. PST, Darksiders 2 at 1:10 p.m. PST, Borderlan...

November 22nd 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Once again, Amazon has discounted a bunch of video game items, and hidden their identities behind clues. We know the Deal of the Day, and it's a good one: Max Payne 3 for $39.99. And we know the first limited-time deal: Spider-Man Edge of Time for $9.99. As for the rest, we have the clues after the...

June 26th 2012 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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Amazon is once again filling its "Gold Box" with game-themed "Lightning Deals," two things that don't sound like they'd go together at all.In practice, however, it means you can get The Old Republic for $40 all day, and a series of other deals throughout the day, hints for which can be found after...

February 28th 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Amazon has a load of deals on games lined up for today. First up, Dead Island is the deal of the day and will no doubt quickly shamble off the shelves at only $25. Today's Lightning Deals are all game-themed as well, with the current deal being LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean on the DS for $15. As of...

January 24th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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If you're planning your Black Friday around time-sensitive deals popping up at Amazon today, you can find the full schedule over at Thrifty Nerd. Some of the list is guesswork, but all the deals look pretty reasonable to us ... that is, except for for Rayman Origins which you should feel guilty a...

November 25th 2011 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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Amazon has dropped a selection of Lightning Deals on us, and while we can't be 100% sure of the identities of all the mystery deals (and less sure of the prices) it looks like there's enough stuff in there that you'll want to keep an Amazon window open, and an alarm clock set. Right now, F.E.A.R...

September 20th 2011 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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Amazon's Lightning Deals are generally super-effective, and today looks like no exception. Amazon has some some smokin'-hot goodies up for grabs this afternoon, including what appears to be the Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Collector's Edition. Check out the schedule of game deals below, along wi...

September 2nd 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Surprise! Amazon just announced a bunch of video game Lightning Deals. We suppose they wouldn't be Lightning Deals if we could prepare for them. Find hints for all of them right here. If you're in the mood for a PSP role-playing game, get your wallet out post haste, because the first offer, at 1...

June 24th 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Has it been a while since you last took Wiimote in hand and waggled the hours away with a hot new game? Perhaps you've just been waiting for the right occasion before investing in a new title -- if that's the case, you'll want to turn your gaze upon Amazon's Wii-centric Lightning Deals throughout t...

February 16th 2010 at 10:00am 0 Comments