Pricefall: Finding Deals for Niche Games and More – March 9

Sunday, March 9th, 2014

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 With spring right around the corner, we’re ready to see some green on promotions for several upcoming games. Deals for pre-orders are not nearly as deep compared to what you would find for games that have been out for months or years, but every dollar counts. We’ve found a healthy mix of new games and old, with titles you may recognize alongside new discoveries, for this week’s Pricefall.

New Sales

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes
$29.99 – pre-order with bonus $5 gift card at Newegg (PS4, PS3, Xbox1, Xbox 360)

Mario Kart 8
$59.99 – pre-order with bonus $ 5 gift card at Newegg

Mario Golf: World Tour
$29.99 – 25% off at Amazon

Nintendo Wii U Deluxe Set with Nintendo Land (refurbished)
$200.00 – $50 off at

$7.49 – 50% off on Steam

$49.99 – $10 off at Green Man Gaming with voucher XXYB8X-LHFV73-66QFG8 (NA)

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
$49.99 – 17% off at Amazon

Akai Katana
$12.43 – 69% off at Amazon

Deception IV: Blood Ties
$49.96 – 17% off at Amazon

Sonic Lost World
$29.99 – 40% off at Groupon (Wii U)

Sonic Colors
$13.99 – 21% off at Groupon

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate
$19.99 – 33% off at Amazon (Vita, 3DS)

Muramasa: The Demon Blade
$18.99 – $11 off at Play-Asia

Silent Hill: Book of Memories
$14.99 – $20 off at Play-Asia

Zeno Clash 2
$3.74 – 75% off on Steam
Zeno Clash is also 66% off on Steam

Shifting World
$7.75 – 61% off at Amazon (3DS)


AquaPazza $19.99
Burnout Paradise $9.99
Time and Eternity $19.99
Fatal Frame $3.99
Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly $3.99
Raiden III $5.99
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 FES $4.99
Persona 4 Golden $9.99
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona $9.99
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 2: Innocent Sin $9.99
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable $9.99


Free with PlayStation Plus:
Street Fighter X Tekken
Wipeout 2048
Worms: Battle Islands
XCOM: Enemy Unknown

3DS eShop

The Denpa Men 2: Beyond the Waves $8.39
SpeedX 3D Hyper Edition $1.99
Beyblade Evolution $19.95


The Humble Mobile Bundle 4 is under way. Six Android games are pay what you want with proceeds going to Electronic Frontier Foundation and Child’s Play Charity. Current average payment is $3.69. This week’s Humble Weekly Sale is being supported by PopCap Games, with 100% of proceeds going to The V Foundation and Melanoma Research Alliance. At the Humble store, both Trine and Trine 2 are on sale, while Shadowrun Returns is discounted to $14.99. is holding their March Gaming Medley weekend promo. Save 70% on games including the Empire Earth series, Bloodrayne series, Rogue Trooper, and Advent Rising.

Old Sales

Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory
$28.99 – $25.91 off at Play-Asia

Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl (with bonus CD and design book)
$29.99 – $5 off at Play-Asia

Journey Collector’s Edition
$21.99 – $12.91 off at Play-Asia

$19.99 – 33% off at Amazon

Rayman Legends
$29.99—$10 off at (Wii U)

The Wonderful 101
$23.99—60% off at

Persona 4 Golden
$19.99—33% off at

Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4
$16.35—18% off at

Persona 4 Arena
$20.13—66% off at

The Elder Scrolls Online
$48.00—20% off with voucher code OQE4LG-WEQPSE-SMCME1 at Green Man Gaming

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
$19.98—33% off at

Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward
$25.80—14% off at (Vita)

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
$23.99—40% off at

Game Dev Story
$0.99—75% off at the iTunes App Store

Samurai Shodown Sen
$10.00—50% off at

Valkyria Chronicles
$18.92—37% off at

Dead or Alive 5
$11.97—60% off at

Metal Gear Rising Revengeance
$18.00—40% off at (Xbox 360)

Reported Earlier

Mario Golf: World Tour Pre-order $10 Off
Refurbished Wii U Deluxe Set Available for $200
Club Nintendo Offers Free Pokémon Download Code
Nintendo Download – March 6th, 2014 (North America)
PSN Weekly: Week of March 4th (North America)
PSN Weekly: Week of March 5th (Europe)


Ragnarok Odyssey ACE $39.99
Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky $49.99
Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster Limited Edition $39.96
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes $29.99
The Witch and the Hundred Knight $49.96
BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Limited Edition
Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars $39.99
Demon Gaze $39.96
Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi $39.99
Final Fantasy XIV: A REALM REBORN (PS4) $59.99
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX $59.99
Kingdom Hearts III $59.99
Final Fantasy XV

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About Raymond Dwyer

Former Contributor--Raymond is an architect in Chicago who has been playing video games for as long as he can remember. For all that the city offers, he mostly prefers sitting down to a good game when he can spare the time. Buildings look better rendered than they do in real life anyway.