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Video Game Deal: Buy 1 Get 1 Free $5 Ubisoft DRM-Free Game Downloads
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Amazon is currently running a major sale on Ubisoft DRM-Free Download Games where you can get them for $5 each; also, it’s Buy One, Get One FREE.

Visit the main Sale page to see the full selection of downloadable games like Assassin’s Creed: Director’s Cut Edition, Far Cry 2: Fortune’s Edition, and Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell.

That means you’ll get TWO games for only $5 total.

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Geek Gear: Assassin’s Creed Shirt ‘Florentine Assassins’
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Assassin's Creed Shirt Florentine Assassins

The $10 t-shirt deal of the day over at RIPT Apparel is an Assassin’s Creed-themed shirt called “Florentine Assassins” by artist Adho1982.

The sale at RIPT began today, Saturday, July 8, 2011, at midnight CST, and will continue for 24 hours from then, and once it’s over, it will not be sold on the site anymore.

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Deal: Xbox 360 Live Gold Subscription
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Xbox 360 Live 12-Month Subscription

Amazon is currently running a deal on an Xbox 360 12-Month Live Gold Card, available now for $39.99 (that’s 33% off the regular price of $59.99).

The price now is even lower than it was during the last sale. I’m not sure when this deal expires, so grab it now while you can.

Other video game deals today:

– Grand Theft Auto IV: Complete – Xbox 360 | PS3 $27.99
– Halo Reach – Xbox 360 $39.96
– Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – Xbox 360 $29.96
– Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood – Xbox 360 $37.99
Xbox 360 Wireless Controller – Glossy Black $29.99

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Geek Discussion: What The Hell Is Wrong With Our Video Game Text Sizes?
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This is a topic that has been itching at me for a decent amount of time now, but I’ve tried to store it away and forget about it. This, as we all know, is not very healthy. So with that, it’s time to vent off about this progressively glaring situation and allow all of you a place to sound off.

For those of you who are unaware, a disturbing trend has become the norm when picking up a brand new video game. Imagine waiting one, two, maybe three years for an exciting new game or massive sequel, and when we finally get it in our hands it’s like Christmas morning. Now imagine gently placing your new game into your console, firing it up, and preparing to set off on a new adventure…only to discover that you can’t read the words on the screen. This is what has been going on more often than anyone has the stomach to handle.

In these many titles the text is so small, that reading them comfortable is impossible. The words aren’t completely illegible as many claim, but in order to read, you have to be fairly close and sometimes can find yourself staring blankly at a word, trying to figure out what it is (Click image just once for basic idea of what the font is like to read for me personally). Now I’m no genius, but when you have to decrypt an unencrypted word, SOMETHING has to be broken somewhere along the line, right?

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