No Cheat Code Needed to Land These 5 Video Game Deals

By , dealnews contributor

To borrow from Motown, summer's here and the time is right for gaming in the street — or the living room, with these five video game deals for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Be sure to also check out our daily video game deals for more titles.

  1. 1973 AMC Gremlin X Add-On for Forza Motorsport 4 for Xbox 360
    Vendor: Xbox LIVE Marketplace
    Price: Free

    Is It Worth It?: This is a sweet perk for fans of the popular Xbox 330 game Forza Motorsport 4 that allows you to travel the world burning rubber in your favorite car. This download contains one car from the new July Car Pack: the 1973 AMC Gremlin X. The full July Car Pack, available for purchase, contains 10 cars, including the 2011 McLaren 59 GT MP4-12C, 1973 AMC Gremlin X, and 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG.

  2. Disney Pixar Brave: The Video Game for Playstation 3
    Vendor: Target
    Price: $19.99 via coupon code "SZYVZ6GJ" with free shipping
    Lowest By: $12

    Is It Worth It?: Ready to be Brave? In this Disney Pixar game you can play as Merida, a Will 'o the Wisp, and other popular characters from the new Disney film as you run, jump, and battle your way through the rugged landscape of mythical Scotland.

  3. Call of Duty Add-Ons for PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360
    Vendor: Best Buy
    Price: $7.49
    Lowest By: $8

    Is It Worth It?: The official number for duty this 4th of July week is 8, as Best Buy offers eight digital add-ons to the popular Call of Duty video game, a first-person and third-person shooter series franchise. Choose from four add-ons each for Xbox 360 or PS3, all at the price of $7.49. These include Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Collection 2 for PS3 (pictured), Call of Duty: Black Ops Annihilation for PS3 or Xbox 360, and more. Be sure to check out the complete list of Call of Duty add-ons.

  4. Preorders for NHL 13 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360
    Vendor: Toys "R" Us
    Price: $44.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $15

    Is It Worth It?: You can't get this boffo hockey game just yet; NHL 13 is due for release on or about September 11. But you can order it now at this low price for either PS3 or Xbox 360. The folks at EA Sports promise that the new game will feature All-New True Performance Skating, driven by real-world physics and more than 1,000 new gameplay animations in order to replicate the way real hockey players skate, shoot, and score.

  5. Used Video Game Sale
    Vendor: Best Buy
    Price: Buy 2, get 1 free in-cart
    Shipping: Free shipping
    Expires: July 7

    Is It Worth It?: With this deal from Best Buy, you can snag three used video games for the price of two. (The discount applies automatically in-cart.) Choose from used games for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, and more. Titles include Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and more.

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Lou Carlozo is a dealnews contributing writer. He covers personal finance for Reuters Wealth, and was most recently the managing editor of, and before that a veteran columnist at the Chicago Tribune.

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