Get out your joysticks and fire up your consoles! Our roundup of video game deals this week features five Editors' Choice games! From Call of Duty: Ghosts preorders to deals on the fabulous Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3, it's time to play for the win.
Preorders of Call of Duty: Ghosts for Playstation 3 or Xbox 360
Price: $48.99 via coupon code "EMCWXXM78" with free shipping
Lowest By: $3
Is It Worth It?: Slated for release on November 5, the latest installment in the Call of Duty franchise will also be available for PS4 and Xbox One for the same price, but via a slightly different coupon code: "EMCWXXM238". Now incorporating Blitz play (think Capture the Flag), which challenges players to play collaboratively, and featuring a Search and Rescue mode, Call of Duty: Ghosts could become "one of the more collaborative entries in the franchise to-date."
newegg also has other Editors' Choice video games for $48.99, including Battlefield 4.
Preorders of Batman: Arkham Origins for Xbox 360 bundled with a $10 Xbox Gift Card
Store: Microsoft Store
Price: $59.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: At least $5
Is It Worth It?: Are you ready for the next installation of Batman? You've got just under two weeks before the game hits stores! But you can easily avoid the midnight line by pre-ordering your copy for Xbox 360 now. You'll also receive a $10 Xbox gift card while you're at it.
If Batman isn't your thing, you can still find some of the best to-be released games at Microsoft Store: we found eight preorders for $59.99 each, and a deal on Skylanders SWAP Force Starter Pack for Xbox One for $74.99. Note that release dates will range between October 22 and December 10, and all come bundled with a $10 Xbox gift card.
Rayman Legends for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, or Nintendo Wii U
Price: $35.99 via coupon code "10fwt" with free shipping
Lowest By: At least $4
Is It Worth It?: In this latest version of the Rayman franchise, Glade of Dreams is in trouble once again. During a 100-year nap, the nightmares have multiplied and spread, creating new monsters even more terrifying than before, inhabited by dragons, giant toads, sea monsters, and even evil luchadores. But woe unto you if you sleep on this deal, a price low in each platform by at least $4.
New Super Mario Bros. U for Nintendo Wii U
Price: $34.99 with $4.37 s&h
Lowest By: $5
Is It Worth It?: This is the Super Mario franchise's return to form: this game "has clearly been designed by a team that regards Super Mario World with as much affection as those of us who grew up with it." What's more, it has fall to its lowest price ever for Nintendo Wii U.
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 for PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360
Price: $19.99 with free shipping via Prime
Lowest By: $2
Is It Worth It?: Most merchants charge $25 or more for this game, based on the popular manga and anime television series. And though it will take 1 to 3 weeks to arrive, you can gear up in the meantime for epic battles and ninja wars that await. What's more, this dela marks the lowest price ever for either platform.