Hump Day Deals: Free Video Games, Cheap Whisky, Half-Price Dash Cams

Hump Day Deals: Free Video Games, Cheap Whisky, Half-Price Dash Cams
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Hump day (AKA Wednesday) is arguably the most boring day of the week. So why not liven things up by grabbing one of these nifty online bargains? Deals that caught our eye this week include: get a Microsoft Comfort Curve keyboard for $4, Sony video game sale, $15 off Dimple 12-Year-Old Scotch Whisky. Click the links below to land yourself a bargain.


  • The Internet Archive has released over 2000 classic MS-DOS video games into an easy-to-navigate repository. Every single one of the games is free to play in your browser. Click here to see some of the best titles.
  • Amazon’s Free Android App of the Day does exactly what it says on the tin. Today’s deal is for Zengrams, a puzzle game based on origami and logic.
  • Steam has knocked 75 per cent off the game FTL: Faster Than Light. You can now snap it up for US$2.49. You can also get the retro isometric game Litil Divil for 99 cents: a saving of 90 per cent.
  • EB Games is currently offering four pre-owned games for $20. The deal excludes current-gen titles but there are some decent PS3, DS and Xbox 360 games in the mix. Click here to check out what’s on offer.
  • Origin is still offering the classic PC game SimCity 2000 for free. Download it here.
  • Sony has discounted a range of PS4, PS3 and PS Vita games as part of its New Year sale — click here for the list.
  • This week’s Humble Bundle focuses on games that are really fast. Pay what you want for Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition, Shadow Warrior Classic Redux, Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee, and Volgarr the Viking. Pay $6 or more to also receive Shantae’s: Risky’s Revenge – Director’s Cut, SpeedRunners (Early Access), SpeedRunners – YouTuber Pack 1, SpeedRunners – YouTuber Pack 2, and a Twitch Turbo 30-day subscription. Pay $10 or more, and you also get Escape Goat 2 and a three-month subscription to XSplit Premium. As always, you can choose who gets the lion’s share of your money: Humble Bundle, the developers or the nominated charity.
  • Humble Bundle is also throwing another “Eye Candy” game sale. Click here to see the full range of deals.
  • Amazon is giving away 33 nautical-flavoured ebooks by the famous novelist Joseph Conrad. Click here to see the full range.
  • You can also get a range of free ebooks from JB Hi-Fi. Click here to see its full range.
  • Udemy has slashed a handful of online courses to $10. Available courses include Develop Your First iPhone App (RRP: $97), The Complete Web Developer (RRP: $99) and Start Your Own Online Store (RRP: $197).
  • AnimeLab is a streaming service that lets you watch more than 1000 anime shows and simulcasts direct from Japan in HD. You can now get the service free on Android. Hurrah!
  • WindowsDeal has slashed a handful of PC software titles by 100%. Free programs include Ashampoo Core Tuner 2, iFunia HD Video Converter, Wise Care 365 PRO V3 and Aoao Watermark Photo Edition. You can also get 20 per cent off Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium.
  • Computers/Gadgets

  • Target is selling HD car dash cameras for just $39; a saving of $40. [Via OzBargain]
  • MSY is selling Microsoft’s Comfort Curve Keyboard 3000 for $4 (after 40% MS Cashback). There’s a limit of two per customer. [Via OzBargain]
  • Dick Smith has slashed the price of its digital still camera range by 20 percent. Click here to see the full range.
  • MSY is selling LG’s 25-inch IPS 25UM65-P 21:9 monitor (2560×1080 pixels) for $199. Not too shabby.
  • Amazon has discounted the price of its Crucial M550 SSD range, with prices starting at $55 for the 128GB model. Shipping is $5.
  • Looking for a new cheap laptop? The HP Stream 11 retails for just $299 and according to Gizmodo it’s worth every penny.
  • The Huawei Ascend Y550 4G is a new budget smartphone from Vodafone that packs in an impressive array of features for just $99. It boasts a roomy 4.5-inch screen, a 1.2 GHz quad core processor, 1GB of RAM, a 5-megapixel camera and 4G LTE support. Handily, it also runs Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box.
  • You can currently get $10 off a $50 spend at Dick Smith when you sign up to its “Mates Rates” service in-store. Click here for details.
  • Food/Drink

  • OzBargain has a roundup of grocery specials from Woolworths, Coles/Bi-Lo. Click here to see the deals.
  • Dan Murphy’s is selling 700mL bottles of Dimple 12 Year Old Scotch Whisky for $39; a saving of around $15. Tasty! The deal is available today only.
  • Dan Murphy’s is also throwing a stocktake clearance sale with an emphasis on wine. Click here to see the full rage.
  • If you don’t care what your coffee tastes like, Woolworth’s has a deal for you: you can currently snap up a 500g tin of Avalanche instant coffee for $3.
  • Clothing

  • DealsDirect is throwing a clearance sale on select clothing. Prices start at under $4.
  • ShopStyle is having another clearance sale on fashion and beauty items. Prices start at 60 cents. Click here to see the full range.
  • Miscellaneous

  • The “all-you-can-eat” movies and TV streaming service Stan is now available at $10 per month. You can also get a free 30-day trial. Head to Gizmodo for more information.
  • DealsDirect is throwing a clearance sale on home appliances and accessories. Prices start at under $10. Click here to see the deals.
  • Online bookstore QBD is having a clearance sale: save up to 20 per cent.
  • Each Wednesday, ALDI runs a ‘Special Buys’ sale on a range of heavily discounted items. Today’s deals focus on Back To School products and watering essentials. Click here to see the full range of deals.
  • JB Hi-Fi is having another 20 per cent off sale on Blu-rays and DVDs. The deal ends January 11.
  • Seen anything better? Share links to more online deals in the comments section below!


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