This Week's Best Video Game Deals - 03/31/2017

This Week's Best Video Game Deals - 03/31/2017

Great deals on Nier: Automata, Xbox One S, Dark Souls merchandise,and more.

It’s been a very good week to be a PC gamer, at least in terms of what’s been on offer over the past few days. Welcome back to another roundup of the best gaming deals of the week, let’s cut to the chase and get started, shall we?

By now, you will have heard a whole lot about Nier: Automata. Since it’s release on PS4 a few weeks ago, it has made quite the impression on the video gaming world in general. Not only does it technically have a whopping twenty-six endings (one for every letter of the alphabet) but it also pairs up some finely tuned brawler gameplay with some surprisingly deep existential questioning from the story. Oh, and robots. Lots of robots. Currently, you can get a PC copy of Nier Automata for £29.99 / $44.99 / €44.99 over at Green Man gaming.

Nier: Automata on PC (Steam) for £29.99 / $44.99 / €44.99 from Green Man Gaming

You’re in luck if you happen to be a fan of adventure games this week, since GOG.com is playing host to a veritable bounty of adventure game deals across a couple of separate sales. Firstly, the site is discounting a range of ‘first-person adventure games’ which includes the likes of Myst, Riven and other similar puzzlers. Here’s some highlights of that range.

  • Myst Masterpiece Edition for £1.19 / $1.49
  • Riven for £1.19 / $1.49
  • Atlantis The Lost Tales for 99p / $1.19
  • The Ball for £1.19 / $1.49
  • Dream for £2.79 / $3.39

GOG’s First-Person Adventure Game Sale

Secondly, there’s a more general ‘adventure games’ sale going on too, which covers all the other adventure-laden bases from point-and-click classics to more recent Telltale releases. Here are some of the highlights.

  • Broken Sword Director’s Cut for £1.19 / $1.49 / €1.49
  • Gemini Rue for £1.69 / $1.99 / €1.89
  • The Wolf Among Us for £4.79 / $5.89 / €5.59
  • Day of the Tentacle Remastered for £3.69 / $4.53 / €4.29
  • Grim Fandango Remastered for £2.09 / $2.48 / €2.3
  • Batman – The Telltale Series for £9.49 / $11.79 / €11.19
  • I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream for 99p / $1.19 / €1.19

GOG’s Adventure Game Sale

Time for another Humble Bundle! This time, the folks at Humble are celebrating some of the finest multiplayer (both competitive and cooperative) games around. Better still, if you opt to pay more than the average you’ll get a copy of wonderful indie game Ultimate Chicken Horse which is bound to give you hours of fun and end your friendships with a bang. Pay $10 (£8ish) or more and you’ll get a PC copy of Helldivers along with its DLC, too, which if you haven’t played, you really should.

Pay what you like:

  • Tricky Towers
  • Eon Altar Episode 1
  • Primal Carnage: Extinction

Pay more than the average:

  • Move or Die
  • Ultimate Chicken Horse
  • Rampage Knights

Pay $10 (around £8) or more:

  • Helldivers
  • Helldivers Ranger Pack DLC

Humble ‘Hooked on Multiplayer’ Bundle - Pay what you want

With this week’s release of The Ringed City, it looks like - at least for now - the Dark Souls franchise has come to a close. To celebrate (or commiserate), we put together an article of our favourite bits of Dark Souls merchandise over at Jelly Deals. If you’re the type to wear your fandom quite literally on your sleeve, you can head over and check out our top picks.

The best Dark Souls merchandise around

You can grab a fairly nice bargain of an Xbox One S console right now over at Amazon US, where the 1TB console, bundled up with a digital copy of Forza Horizon 3, is down to $290. The price on this one has ranged from $290 and $300 over the past few days but it’s a really good price either way.

Xbox One S 1TB with Forza Horizon 3 for $290 from Amazon US

With that, we’re done for another week. Keep in mind that deals, prices and availability can change at the drop of a hat, so apologies if you miss out on something you wanted. I’ll be over at Jelly Deals, scouring the world wide web for more deals. Feel free to visit, or follow us on Twitter and give us a like on Facebook.

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Jamie Wallace

Commerce Editor

Jamie is the Commerce Editor for Gamer Network and can usually be found writing about games, tech and his belief that there were never enough Jet Set Radios.

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