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Check out the new hot daily deals to keep your weekend going on this Sunday, including some great deals on popular LEGO sets just in time for the holiday season, 50% off the Razer Kishi mobile controller for your Xbox Cloud Gaming needs, a Nintendo Switch OLED for less than $300, deals on expansion for your Xbox Series X|S, an iRobot Roomba vacuum on sale, and more.

20% Off New 2022 LEGO Advent Calendars

You know the holiday season is near when the new LEGO Advent Calendars come out to play. The 2022 LEGO Advent Calendars went up for sale in late September, and today Walmart is taking an extra 20% off most of the 2022 sets, including Star Wars, Marvel (Guardians of the Galaxy), LEGO Friends, and LEGO City. Each set comes with 24 minifigures, one for each day leading up to Christmas. That way you'll have fun assembling a little kit each and every day instead of waiting it out for a singular moment.

LEGO Ideas Seinfeld Building Kit for 20% Off

LEGO Ideas allows fan-made LEGO creations to become reality, and this recreation of the Seinfeld apartment is a great example of what can come from this line of LEGO sets. This set recreates Jerry's apartment, and comes with 5 minifigures: Jerry Seinfeld, George Costanza, Cosmo Kramer, Elaine Benes and Newman, along with a handful of accessories that fit the Seinfeld vibe.

Seagate 1TB Storage Expansion Card (SSD) for Xbox Series X|S for $199.99

Like the PS5, the Xbox Series X benefits from additional storage space that matches the speed of the internal SSD. Unlike the PS5, you can't just install any generic SSD, even the ones that are fast enough. You'll specifically need the Seagate storage expansion card. A 1TB drive normally costs $219.99, but today Amazon has it for $199.99.

Alienware m17 17" 4K AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX Radeon RX 6850M Gaming Laptop

Equivalent to Intel Core i9-12900HK with RTX 3080

Dell has this Alienware m17 17" gaming laptop equipped with AMD's most powerful CPU and GPU for $2600. There's a $550 instant discount as well as two stackable coupon codes: AWSMITE09 and TOMSGUIDE5 that drops the price to $1752.74.

This Alienware m17 config spares absolutely no expense to make the perfect gaming laptop. The newest 6000-series CPU is designed to compete with Intel's latest Alder Lake CPUs. The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX is the most powerful CPU in the 6000-series lineup, and it performs almost as well as Intel's own Core i9-12900HK. That is to say, it's a monster of a processor in terms of both workstation and gaming performance.

Likewise, the AMD Radeon RX 6850M is currently AMD's most powerful mobile GPU and its performance hovers somewhere in between the RTX 3070 Ti and the RTX 3080. It's very similar to the Radeon RX 6750 XT desktop GPU in architecture, but clocked at a lower speed. It will hold its own in any game you throw at it, and you'll certainly need the power in order to run games smoothly on the laptop's native 4K display.

Alienware x15 RTX 3070 Gaming Laptop for $1368

Again, to score this deal you'll need to apply two stackable coupon codes: "AWSMITE09" and "TOMSGUIDE5". The Alienware x15 is a newer, thinner, and lighter redesign of the m15. In fact, it's the thinnest Alienware laptop ever and competes in build quality, dimensions, and performance to other high-end ultra-thin laptops like the Razer Blade. This particular config comes well equipped with an 11th gen Intel Core i7-11800H CPU, RTX 3070 GPU with a TDP rating of 110W (with dynamic boost), 16GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD.

The RTX 3070 has a lower TDP rating that that found on the m15 (150W with dynamic boost) in order to keep thermals manageable, but the x15 is still fully capable of powering through pretty much any game at 60+fps on the laptop's 1080p display. It should perform about as well as the previous generation's fastest model, the RTX 2080 SUPER mobile, and that's very impressive considering the x15's 0.63" thickness.

iRobot Roomba Vacuum for 27% Off

You can save $75 today on this wi-fi enabled robot vacuum from iRobot. The 694 model has personalized cleaning suggestions, and a 3-stage cleaning process that lifts dirt, dust, and debris from carpets and hard floors, while also taking care of corners and edges. This vacuum can run for up to 90 minutes before automatically docking and recharging.

Nintendo Switch OLED for $297.66

Amazon Store UK has the Nintendo Switch OLED with White Joy-Cons for about $302 with free shipping. That's about the same price as the original non-OLED Switch. The Nintendo Switch OLED features a larger, more vibrant OLED touchscreen display, an upgrade to the terrible OG kickstand, an ethernet port on the docking station, and an exclusive white Switch shell and matching Joy-Cons. If you have the budget to spring for this one, we definitely think it's worth the upgrade over the vanilla Switch.

Note that since this is shipped from Amazon Store UK and not Amazon, you'll be receiving the UK version of the Switch OLED. The Switch OLED is not region locked, so you'll be able to play US games without any hassle. However, you'll be receiving a UK plug. You'll need to get a UK to US plug adapter in order to charge your Switch here in the States.

Nintendo Neon Purple/Neon Orange Joy-Con for $13 Off

Official Nintendo Joy Con are still generally priced at full price ($79.99). Getting a set of new Joy Con can be extremely pricey, so you have to take advantage of sales when they pop up. Fortunately, you can get a set of the Neon Purple and Neon Orange Joy Con today for $66.99, a $13 discount. These controllers work on both the original Nintendo Switch model and the Nintendo Switch OLED, and it's great for playing games that are better with motion control, like Super Mario Odyssey or Nintendo Switch Sports.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons With DLC Is $59.99

Buying the Animal Crossing New Horizons and its Happy Home Paradise DLC usually runs you about $85, but today Amazon is bundling the base game with the DLC for the price of the normal game, $59.99. Animal Crossing New Horizons has a ton of content, from building out your own island paradise, to designing resort homes for the adorable animal villagers in the Happy Home Paradise DLC. If you don't have the game yet, this price can't be beat.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD and Zelda amiibo On Sale

It appears that the upcoming The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom will tie in heavily to both Breath of the Wild and Zelda: Skyward Sword, making the last two big 3D Zelda entires somewhat of required reading. Fortunately, you've got over 7 months left to get through these two big games, and Skyward Sword is on sale today. Be sure to pick up the Zelda and Loftwing amiibo too, so you can warp back and forth from the sky at pretty much any time.

Ends Today: Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury On Sale

You've got until the end of today to secure $20 off one of the best games on Nintendo Switch. Mario 3D World brings online multiplayer and local coop play to the world of Super Mario, making for one of the best platformers on Switch. And that's not even counting Bowser's Fury, the outstanding single player addition that could be a peek at what's in store for the future of 3D Mario.

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Is 13% Off

Assemble a dream team of Marvel superheroes in Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 for Nintendo Switch. From classics like Spider-Man and Wolverine, to more recently popularized characters like the Guardians of the Galaxy, you can play out your own version of Avengers Endgame in this game. Plus, it has four player multiplayer, so you can team up with friends and family as you battle Thanos and The Black Order.

PS5 Pulse 3D Wireless Gaming Headset for $80.32

Amazon (via Amazon Global Store UK) is offering the PS5 Pulse 3D Wireless Headset for only $80.32. That's a 20% discount from the MSRP of $99.99 and the lowest price we've seen for the official PlayStation 5 headset. Note that Amazon Global Store UK is part of Amazon, but your item will be shipped overseas from the UK. The shipping is free, fortunately, but you'll receive your package in about a week instead of 2 days.

We reviewed this headset and, like the very impressive DualSense controller, the quality and features noticeably enhanced our PS5's "next-gen" experience. There are other less expensive headsets that will get the job done, but the Pulse is the perfect PS5 complement without cutting any corners. If the only thing that had been holding you back was the hefty $100 price tag, then this deal might be just the excuse you were looking for.

Nier Replicant on PlayStation 4 Is $15 Off

Nier: Replicant is a great remake of the original, and you can grab it today for just $25 on PlayStation 4. The original Nier launched way back in 2010, so you most likely missed it if you jumped on board with the series for Nier Automata. Thankfully, you can experience the precursor to 2B's story now, complete with a great soundtrack, action-based gameplay, and an emotional story.

Razer Viper Ultimate Lightweight Wireless Gaming Mouse & RGB Charging Dock for $79.99

The Razer Viper Ultimate mouse is all about weight, or the lack therof. It'd designed for gamers who want the lightest wireless gaming mouse possible. Wireless mouse are typically much heavier than their wired counterparts because they are laden with rechargeable batteries. The Viper Ultimate bucks the trend by weighin in at a mere 74 grams. That's lighter than almost every other wireless mouse on the market. It's also only 5 grams heavier than the wired model and that's with its battery pack installed.

Apple AirPods 2 for $89.99

Pick up a pair of Apple AirPods 2 wireless earbuds for the lowest price we've seen. It includes a charging case that you plug in via USB Type-C. It's not the AirPods 3, but it's nearly half the price with 90% of the quality and functionality.

50% Off Razer Kishi iOS or Android Mobile Controller

The Razer Kishi is a mobile controller for the Apple iPhone or Android that lets you easily play games via Xbox Cloud Gaming, Stadia, GeForce NOW, Steam Link, Amazon Luna and more. It normally costs as much as its biggest competition, the BackBone One, but today you can get it for 50% off (the BackBone One is still $100). The Apple iOS model connects to your iPhone via the Lightning port and should fit all iPhone 11 or newer models, including the iPhone 14. The Android model connects via USB Type-C.

60% Off Nanoleaf Shapes Mini Triangles 5-Pack

Ready to bling it up for the holiday season? These Nanoleaf Shapes are small triangular light panels that you can arrange in whatever pattern you desire on your wall. They link to each other so that all of the panels are just powered by one cable. They can also sync lighting effects across your entire layout to create a pretty impressive light show. If you buy more kits, the panels are all continuously linkable. At this price, you might as well get two kits and still pay less than the retail price on just one.

Note that while the sale is at Best Buy and the order will be processed by and ship from Best Buy, we’re using a special shopping tool that lets you add items to your cart and check out right here on this page. Once the order goes through, Best Buy will process and ship it.

HP Reverb G2 VR Headset for $399

The Reverb G2 normally sells for $599, but the HP Store has it for $250 off. That makes it cheaper than the Meta Quest 2 but with some significant upgrades under the hood. The Reverb G2 sports the second highest resolution of any VR headset with 2160x2160 pixels per eye (even more than the already impressive Quest 2's 1832×1920 resolution), manual IPD adjustment, a far more robust headstrap than the Quest 2, inside-out tracking that doesn't require external sensors, and off-ear headphones so they don't get as grimy and maintains your peripheral hearing.

IGN Rewards for IGN Members

Sign up for an IGN account and get access to IGN Rewards, a new portal that plays host to contests and sweepstakes, like the DXRacer Gaming Chair giveaway going on right now, exclusive offers like 15% off PowerA controllers and accessories, discounts at our very own IGN Store and Humble, free games, loot, and more. The offers are refreshed every week so you'll always have something to look forward to each time you return. Sign up for an IGN Plus membership, which currently costs only $29.99 for one year, and you'll get even more benefits like ad-free IGN browsing and unlimited MagGenie+ access.

Simpsons Arcade1Up for $399.99

Don't miss out on this great deal on The Simpsons 30th Edition Arcade cabinet from Arcade1Up. This full size arcade cabinet comes with a matching stool and tin, giving the whole setup an outstanding cohesive vibe. Game wise, it includes The Simpsons and Simpsons Bowling, and it even has Wi-Fi enabled so you can enjoy online multiplayer with these classic arcade games.

2021 Apple MacBook Pro 14" M1 Pro Laptop

Amazon is offering the lowest price we've ever seen on the 2021 Apple MacBook Pro 14" laptop equipped with the new powerful Apple M1 Pro chip and a gorgeous 14.2" Liquid Retina XDR display. The Apple M1 Pro chip is a bona fide speed demon that offers better performance while generating less heat and consuming less power than any of the Intel chips that Apple used in previous models, as well as the previous M1 chip. Note that the M1 Pro chip is more powerful than the M2 chip.

KEF LS50 Meta Bookshelf Speakers (Pair) for $1299

For you sound purists who want the best bookshelf speakers that money can buy, the KEF LS50 Meta bookshelf speakers have dropped today from $1599 down to $1299. This is a manufacturer's discount, so although we linked to Amazon, you can find this price at a few other retailers as well. The LS50 is considered to be the best low profile bookshelf speakers for under $2K. If you're flabbergasted by the price, then these aren't for you.

10% Off Uber Gift Card

Score a $100 Uber or Lift gift card for $90. This deal doesn't come around very often and it's a very relevant deal right now. With gas prices at an all-time high, it makes more and more sense, even financially, to leave your car at home and hitch a ride when you need it.

Arcade1Up Mortal Kombat Cabinet for $199

Starting today at Walmart, the Arcade1Up Mortal Kombat has been marked down to just $199. Arcade1Up is known for releasing high-quality recreations of your favorite arcade games, and the Mortal Kombat cabinet (or is it Kabinet?) is no exception. This is a 4-foot tall cabinet that's flat packed for easy (and free) shipping. Fortunately, assembly is very easy. In addition to the classic Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat II, and Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, the cabinet comes with 9 other games on board.

Price Drop on the 2022 Sony A80K 55" and 65" 4K OLED TVs Specifically for PS5 and PC Gaming

Sony recently released its 2022 A80K OLED TV, catering specifically to PC and PS5 gamers. Today, Amazon has it dropped the price on both the 55" and 65" models, making them cheaper than the LG Evo C2 OLED TV, their direct competitor. The A80K uses a true 120Hz WOLED panel and has HDMI 2.1 ports, so it supports 4K @ 120Hz if you have a PS5, Xbox Series X, or RTX 30 series equipped gaming PC. It also has variable refresh rate (VRR) and auto low latency mode (ALLM). Exclusive to select high end Sony TVs are PS5-specific features like Auto HDR Tone Mapping (similar to HGiG) for better HDR in games and Auto Genre Picture Switch. If you own a PS5, there's no other TV that's a better complement.

65" LG Evo C2 4K OLED Gaming TV for $1797

This is the lowest price we've seen for the 2022 LG Evo C2 65" OLED TV. The LG C2 is currently one of the best TVs on the market. Unlike other brands who have only recently started pushing out OLED TVs, LG has several generations of improvements over the years. The C2 is the newest model and, unlike the previous generation C1, features an "Evo" OLED panel that offers higher peak brightness (the one area that OLED TVs in general could improve upon) and thus even wider HDR range.

The Evo C2 is also a perfect gaming TV. It has four HDMI 2.1 ports and a native 120Hz panel that supports true 4K @ 120Hz passthrough when paired with a PS5, Xbox Series X, or RTX 30 series equipped PC. There's also variable refresh rate (VRR), which is this TV's version of adaptive sync technology, as well as auto low latency mode (ALLM), where the TV automatically switches to a lower latency when it detects gameplay. The LG C2 also supports HGiG, which is automatically calibrated tone mapping specific to your TV model.

Cheap Rubber Encased Hex Dumbbells on Amazon

If you've been stockpiling exercise equipment to work out at home, you might have realized that the cost of free weights can add up quickly. If you were to pick up weights at your nearest brick & mortar store, you could pay around $2-$4 per pound of weights. Today, Amazon has 10-, 15-, and 30-pound weights at only about $1 per pound. Deals like these aren't flashy, but they're very welcome.

New Release: $10 Off Apple AirPods Pro 2nd Gen

It has been almost three years since the 1st gen Apple AirPods Pro was released, so the 2nd gen AirPods Pro have plenty of upgrades under the hood, even if it hasn't aesthetically changed one bit. The biggest upgrade is the new Apple H2 chip, which promises better audio quality and improved active noice cancellation. There's also a new feature called "Adaptive Transparency Mode". This mode actually amplifies the ambient sound so that you can hear your surroundings better. In-ear earbuds traditionally have very good noise suppression even without active noise cancellation enabled, so this is a great way for people to listen in on the outside world without having to remove the earbuds.

40% Off HBO Max When You Prepay For a Year

Game of Thrones' House of the Dragon Premieres August 21

Pay for 12 months of HBO Max and get 40% off your order total. HBO Max is normally $9.99/month ($119.88/yr) for the ad-supported plan and $14.99/month ($179.88/yr) for the ad-free plan. Instead you'd be paying $69.99 for 1 year of the ad-supported plan or $104.99 for 1 year of the ad-free plan. That's technically a savings of 41.6%.

This is the perfect time to sign up for HBO Max. The highly anticipated Game of Thrones' House of the Dragon premiered exclusively on HBO Max starting August 21. Set 200 years before the events of the original Game of Thrones TV series, House of the Dragon covers the fall of House Targaryen. In addition to Game of Thrones, HBO Max is host to the entire collection of DC movies (including The Batman), Harry Potter series, Lord of the Rings and movies like Dune, King Richard, Free Guy, and much, much more.

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