5 Video Game Deals: An Editors' Choice COD Deal, Preorder Halo 4 and Get $25

By Martin Schneider, dealnews contributor

Video game addictions are expensive! So to help fund your favorite pastime, we've rounded up these video game deals, which include all the best franchises out there — Halo, Call of Duty, Darkness, and Devil May Cry. Preorders, accessories, we've got it all! But for even more, check out our daily video game deals page.

  1. Xbox 360 Game Preorders
    Vendor: Microsoft Store
    Price: From $39.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $13
    Expires: November 19

    Is It Worth It?: For a limited time, when you preorder a selection of Xbox 360 games at Microsoft Store you'll also receive a $10 Microsoft Store credit and an Xbox LIVE 1600 Point Card for free. Even without the store credit, these game are at the lowest total price we could find bundled with a 1600 point card by at least $13. As you can see, the retail value of 1600 Microsoft Points is roughly $20. We're fans of Assassin's Creed 3 for Xbox 360 ($59.99), pictured, as much as we are of Just Dance 4 for Xbox 360 Kinect ($39.99).

    And while it's not a part of the aforementioned bundle, preorders of Halo 4 for Xbox 360 do come bundled with a $25 Microsoft Store Credit for $59.99. Due for release on November 6, this edition represents the start of a brand-new Halo trilogy, the Reclaimer Trilogy, and you won't want to miss out on that. The credit makes this the lowest total price we could find for this game by $25. Note that the credit will be added to your account within a week of the game's release. 

  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops Limited Edition with First Strike Content Pack for PlayStation 3
    or Xbox 360
    Vendor: Best Buy
    Price: $19.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $17

    Is It Worth It?: Call of Duty is the most popular military shooter franchise out there — you probably remember the ads last year featuring Jonah Hill. The 2010 release of Call of Duty: Black Ops set records for sales within the first 24 hours. If you somehow weren't one of the people who bought it early, you can get Call of Duty: Black Ops Limited Edition with the First Strike Content Pack for PlayStation 3 (pictured) or Xbox 360 for $19.99 — an Editors' Choice deal. The First Strike Map Pack includes four new multiplayer maps and one zombie mode level.

  3. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Bluetooth Headset for Xbox 360
    Vendor: Fry's Electronics
    Price: $19.99 with free in-store pickup
    Lowest By: $10

    Is It Worth It?: If you're one of the legions of Call of Duty addicts out there, you'll want to enhance your gameplay with this wireless bluetooth headset for Xbox 360. It's an Editors' Choice deal at just $19.99. It includes an ear loop, ear gels, a charging cradle, and custom sounds when you power up, power down, or switch modes. The headset connects to your Xbox 360 for in-game communication and also connects to Bluetooth-enabled cell phones.

  4. Devil May Cry HD Collection for Xbox 360
    Vendor: Amazon
    Price: $19.02 with free shipping
 via Prime
    Lowest By: $1

    Is It Worth It?: IGN writes about the weird and exciting universe of Devil May Cry, and this set includes the original, Devil May Cry 2, and Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening Special Edition. Fans of the franchise know that DMC3 added a selection of gameplay styles, including swords, guns, evasion, or defense plus a second weapon-change button. Own this collection for Xbox 360 for just $19.02, a low by $1, though most places charge $30 or more.

  5. newegg Video Game Sale
    Price: $9.99
    Shipping: Free shipping

    Is It Worth It?: newegg is saving you big bucks by offering select video games for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo 3DS, or Windows for just $9.99. With the release of the pictured Darkness II Limited Edition for PC, 2K Games introduced quad wielding, a cool feature that lets Jackie Estacado use both Demon Arms and firearms at the same time. The Guardian (UK) called it "an action-packed shooter that balances its mixture of gunplay and superpowers far better than its predecessor ever did." Play now on your PC for just $9.99.

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DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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