It's the week before Gamescom, so there's one more weekeend to catch up on all your PC gaming before the big event is upon us. And lucky for you, all your favorite retailers are coming along with some pretty sweet deals to check out.
Steam is offering a free weekend of Insurgency, one of the most underrated shooters in recent memory. Amazon is hoping to get you in on Guild Wars 2, while Bundle Stars is offering up the Darksiders franchise for a good price. And Green Man Gaming is counting down the Top 50 Games You Must Play Before You Die and putting those games on sale.
Here's our selection of this weekend's PC deals:
Pay $3.99 for Ship Simulator Extremes and five DLC packs. These activate on Steam.
Or pay $12.49 for Gothic 1, Gothic II: Gold Edition, Gothic 3, Gothic 3: Forsaken Gods Enhanced Edition, ArcaniA, and ArcaniA: Fall of Setarrif. These activate on Steam.
Or pay $2.99 for Postal, Expeditions: Conquistador, Knytt Underground, Blockland, Steel Storm: Complete Edition, and Rock of Ages. These activate on Steam.
- Darksiders Franchise Pack [Steam] $14.99 (75% off)
- Painkiller Complete Pack [Steam] - $17.49 (75% off)
- Spellforce Complete [Steam] - $14.99 (75% off)
- Gothic Universe Edition [Steam] - $4.99 (75% off)
- Shadowrun Online [Steam Early Access] - $9.99 (67% off)
Use the code AUG20OFF to get 20% off purchases over $14.99. If you're across the pond, use UKAUG20OFF.
- The Sims 3 Starter Pack [Origin] - $9.99 (50% off)
- All Sims 3 expansions are also on sale and can be found here.
- Grand Theft Auto IV: The Complete Edition [Steam] - $7.50 (75% off) (Other Grand Theft Auto games can be found here.)
- Risen 2 Dark Waters Collection [Steam] - $6.00 (80% off) (Other Risen games on sale here.)
- Montague's Mount [Steam] - $2.00 (80% off)
- Warlock 2: The Exiled [Steam] - $15.00 (50% off)
- Battlefield 4 [Origin] - $19.99 (60% off)
- Titanfall [Origin] - $29.99 (50% off)
- Mass Effect Trilogy [Origin] - $9.98 (66% off)
- Dragon Age Origins: Ultimate Edition [Origin] - $5.99 (80% off)
- Crysis Trilogy [Origin] - $19.99 (60% off)
- Sid Meier's Civilization V [Steam] - $7.49 (75% off)
- SimCity [Origin] - $11.99 (60% off)
- Alice: Madness Returns Complete Collection [Origin] - $4.97 (80% off)
- Check out the full list of games featured in GameStop's Summer Sale here.
- Darksiders II [Steam] - $7.49 (75% off) (Other Darksiders content on sale here.)
- F1 2013 [Steam] - $12.49 (75% off)
- Dirt 3 [Steam] - $6.24 (75% off)
- Other games in Get Games' Codemasters sale can be found here.
- Papers, Please - $4.99 (50% off)
- Leisure Suit Larry - $2.99 (70% off)
- Overlord + Raising Hell - $2.99 (70% off)
- Other games in GOG's A Midsummer Gamer's Dream promo, including Disciples and Jagged Alliance games, can be found here.
Green Man Gaming
Use the code O7CNAE-Z1Y29P-QZAJ1I to get 20% off purchases over $10.
- Green Man Gaming is counting down the Top 50 Games You Must Play Before You Die! #50 through #41 are posted and on sale right now, so check out the list here.
Pay what you want for Unholy Heights, One Way Heroics, and Gigantic Army. Pay $6 or more to get Ys Origin, Mitsurugi Kamui Hikae, and PixelJunk Shooter. Pay $10 or more to also get Astebreed. Select soundtracks included. All games work on Steam and are available with a $1 minimum.
- Red Faction Collection (Today only) [Steam] - $5.99 (90% off)
- Square Enix Bundle (Thief Gold + Mini Ninjas + Daikatana + Hitman: Codename 47 + Hitman 2: Silent Assassin + Anachronox + Deux Ex: Invisible War + Deux Ex: The Fall + Hitman: Absolution + Hitman: Blood Money + Hitman: Contracts + The Last Remnant + Battlestations Midway + Just Cause + Nosgoth Veteran Pack + Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut + Just Cause 2 + Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light + Deus Ex: Game of the Year Edition + Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days) - $29.99 (85% off)
- Surgeon Simulator 2013 [Steam] - $2.49 (75% off)
Pay $4.00 for Beatblasters 3, Farm For Your Life, Soul Gambler, Legend of Aethereus, Dead Bits, Corporate Lifestyle Simulator, Etherlords, and Etherlords II. Pay $6 or more for a bonus soundtrack. All of these games work on Steam.
As well as regular discounts, Steam has a couple of additional weekend deals.
- Insurgency - $7.49 (50% off) (FREE WEEKEND until Sunday at 1PM PDT)
- Saints Row IV Game of the Century Edition - $19.99 (50% off) (Individual content also on sale.)
- Legends of Eisenwald (Early Access) - $9.99 (50% off)
- Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War Master Collection - $9.49 (75% off) (Individual content also on sale)
- Warhammer 40K: Space Marine Collection - $14.99 (75% off) (Individual content also on sale)
- Two Worlds Collection - $7.99 (80% off) (Individual content also on sale)
- Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse - $12.50 (75% off)
- A Story About My Uncle - $6.49 (50% off)
Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, Weekend PC download deals: Free Insurgency weekend and more.
There are some great deals to be found this weekend if you're a PC gamer and they're led by a free weekend for Insurgency, one of the more underrated shooters in recent memory.
anyone recommend Risen2? Looks like piratey fun, but hows the game overall?
It's not listed, but Civ V Gods and Kings is $10.19