Bargain Hunter: Any Good Easter (Hardware) Deals?


Easter is nearly here. Which means sales. Let's find out what delights the Easter bunny (or Rabbid) might bring you this weekend.

First, let's look at what console hardware is to be found in retail catalogues this Easter. (And you can now check out the software deals here.) My recommendations in bold:

BIG W (ends April 11) DSi - $288 Xbox 360 (Arcade console plus Sega Superstars Tennis) - $276 Xbox 360 (60GB) - $348

GAME (ends April 16) Wii (plus MadWorld and The House of the Dead: Overkill) - $449 Wii (plus Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games and Sonic & the Black Knight) - $449

JB HI-FI (ends April 20) PS2 (plus Buzz! Brain of Oz) - $187 PS3 (plus Killzone 2, Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection and Assassin's Creed) - $699 PSP (plus Resistance Retribution, Prince of Persia: Rival Swords, Rainbow Six Vegas, Driver '76 and accessories pack) - $349 Wii (plus Sonic Unleashed and either World Sports Party or TV Show King Party) - $399 Wii (plus Madworld and House of the Dead: Overkill) - $449 Xbox 360 (Arcade console plus Lips, Sega Superstars Tennis and Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection) - $349

KMART (ends April 11) DSi - $287 Wii (plus Rayman Raving Rabbids 2) - $388

TARGET (ends April 22 unless stated otherwise) DSi (plus starter kit, USB charger and 2gig SD card) - $297 PS2 (plus Buzz! Brain of Oz) - $209 (ends today) PS3 (plus Killzone 2 and Assassin's Creed) - $699 (ends today) Wii (plus two of De Blob, Sonic Unleashed, Rayman Ravin Rabbids TV Party or Wall-E) - $449 Xbox 360 (Arcade console plus Lips and Sega Superstars Tennis) - $329

TOYS R US (ends April 14) DSi - $280 PS2 (plus Buzz! Brain of Oz) - $190 Wii (plus two of Sports Party, Fun Fair Party, Movie Studios Party or TV Show King) - $420


    I was in BIG W at Eastgardens in sydney, on Saturday and can confirm, that BIG W is selling xbox360 arcade (not holiday bundle) for a flat $200 from $299. Don't know how long the special is for but they usually end mid week, so i would assume until tomorrow (wed)

    Are those Raving Rabbid figurines available in australia? i cant find them.


    Just asked Ubisoft and they're all sold out. They recommended as the best bet.

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