Weekly digital specials announced

Digital distribution platforms have announced a number of new specials and deals for the week. They are as follows:

Steam Specials

Steam is continuing its Summer Getaway Sale, and with every day comes new deals, flash sales, and other specials.

The Getaway Sale lasts until 22 July, and new gaming specials are emerging as the sale goes on.


GOG has 3 games on sale this week, including the action RPG Evoland ($3.99), the sci-fi arcade shooter Humans Must Answer ($3.99) and a pre-order special for the dragon-flying RTS hybrid Divinity: Dragon Commander ($39.99).

Humans Must Answer

Humans Must Answer

Bundle Stars

The Pure Indie bundle is on special from Bundle Stars for R39.

The bundle features Shattered Haven, Lunar Pack (Wake & Lunnye Devitsy), Power of Defense, Data Jammers: FastForward,Brainpipe: A Plunge to Inhumanity, Gumboy Crazy Adventures, Tidalis, Iron Grip: Marauders (In-Game Credit),Gravi, and Vitrum

There are some other bundles on offer priced at R10 each.

Shattered Haven

Shattered Haven


GamersGate is continuing its  Summer Sale specials.

On special is Two Worlds II (R59), Sacred Citadel (R73), Blood Bowl: Legendary Edition (R66) and even Farming Simulator (R147).

Also on special is the Batman Arkham Collection, which includes the Game of the Year editions for Arkham City and Arkham Asylum, along with the Arkham City signature series guide, all for R150.

Batman Arkham City

Batman Arkham City


Amazon’s big sale has ended, but there is a good deal still alive on the online retailer.

The Game of the Year edition of Tribes: Ascend has been discounted from $20.00 down to $9.99, which allows players to unlock all perks, weapons, classes and equipment in Hi-Rez Studios’ free-to-play shooter.

Tribes Ascend

Tribes Ascend

PS Plus

PS Plus members can get a discount on some PS2 games which are on sale through the PS Store.

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter, God Hand, Okami HD, Metal Gear Solid 2 HD – Sons of Liberty and Metal Gear Solid 3 HD – Snake Eater are some of the games on special, among others.

There are also some great games for PS Plus members coming up in August, such as Need for Speed: Most Wanted, Spec Ops: The Line and Mafia 2.

Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty

Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty

Xbox Live

Xbox Live Gold members may have been disappointed with the previous Games with Gold offering, but this month, players get what they have been asking for – Assassin’s Creed II.

Assassins Creed 2

Assassins Creed 2

On-going deals:

Indie Royale

Indie Royale has the Debut 3 bundle on offer, which includes 5 up-and-coming indie games for you to check out.

The bundle features Stained, Tropical Heat Jet Ski Racing, LogiGun, Tales of Maj’Eyal and Crayon Chronicles.

The whole bundle’s current minimum price is $5.10 (at the time of writing).

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