The 15 Best Weekend Deals on Games, Storage, and an Escooter

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it’s time Start shopping those holiday gifts. A lot of gadgets are hard to get right now due to supply chain issues, and buying them later could mean they won’t arrive on time. This weekend, we’ve got a collection of deals on some of our favorite headphones, digital games, and even an electric scooter. If you’re running out of space on your device, we’ve also found some discounts that might help.

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One of our favorite escooters is on sale

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Apollo Ghost

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It’s an expensive electric scooter, even on sale, but the Apollo Ghost (8/10, Nerdshala Recommends) is ideal for those who need power to climb steep hills. It has dual motors that let you fly 30 mph with ease, a choice of disc or hydraulic brakes, a spacious deck, plus plenty of lighting options to keep you visible in the dark. It also folds up for easy storage. only problems? The displays are a bit dim, and it weighs 64 pounds.

storage deals

Vital X6

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We covered more storage-related deals, including SD cards, USB sticks, and SSDs, earlier this week. And if you’re in need of a new laptop, we’ve got more deals here.

Of all the portable solid-state drives (SSDs) we’ve tested, the Crucial X6 is our favorite. It is lightweight and incredibly fast. If you need high-speed data access for things like video editing, this is a great option. For less than $200, it’s an outright steal.

If you want to make your computer faster, the best way is to upgrade to an SSD. This 2-terabyte drive can be plugged directly into your motherboard’s PCIe NVMe Gen 3 slot. Once installed, it will give a huge speed boost to the load times of any app or game you put in.

For most people, a 16-terabyte external drive is overkill. But if you’re a video editor, you have a huge movie collection, or you haven’t deleted any files since 1996, this huge HDD might be enough for you. It has enough room to store project files, raw media files, and whatever else you can throw at it.

video game deals
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This week, Nintendo revealed the last super smash bros ultimate fighter, and it’s none other than Sora Kingdom Hearts Voting. It caters to the largest roster thunder History, from Banjo and Kazooie to Everything person 5The Joker. If you have been waiting to join the fight, now is a perfect time. It rarely goes on sale, but the deal is on a physical copy of the game.

Skyward Sword Widely held up as a top-tier Zelda game, the mandatory motion control it featured on the Wii U was polarizing, to say the least, when it first came out. If you were one of those people who was put off by this choice—or, more likely, if you gave up on the Wii U altogether—then a remake for Switch may be up your alley. Thankfully, this time the speed controls are optional.

Take a break from preparing your Pokémon to fight each other and go on a relaxing photo cruise in this sequel to the classic 1999 Nintendo 64 game. Like the first one, this is a surprisingly engaging tour of the gorgeous landscape, where you use fruit, songs, and other equipment to lure Pokémon into the perfect shot.

This third person robber-shooter is explosive fun. You explore the alien world alongside fellow stranded colonists, and it’s so beautiful you’ll find yourself just enjoying the view – until a giant creature attacks you.

An excellent breakout game that’s worth playing with headphones on, hellblade On the way to Helheim follows the story of a Norse warrior named Senua. It is a deeply atmospheric game with unique gameplay that encourages the player to question his experience. PlayStation Plus customers can take an additional 5 percent off to bring the total to $6.

Before game director Hideo Kojima went free to pursue his dreams of package delivery and making exciting walking simulators about whales, he made a name for himself. metal Gear Solid Voting. The final installment in that series, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, is an open-world stealth game. That is, if anything Kojima fits the definitions of style.

This classic, chaotic hack-and-slash title from PlatinumGames has been around for years, but with the third game in the trilogy finally set to arrive in 2022, it’s a good time to get into the series if you haven’t already. You play a shape-shifting witch who can summon demons with her hair, has high-heeled guns… you’ve already left to buy it, haven’t you?

miscellaneous deals
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When your kids are old enough to start asking questions, you can assign some of them to Alexa. Not only is the Echo Dot Kids a little lovable compared to other Echo Dots, it also comes with a suite of parental controls that can help make sure your child doesn’t stumble over obvious songs or miss out on their own. Doesn’t spend too much time chatting with bots. It’s dropped to $30 during big sale events, but it’s still one of the lowest prices in a few months.

use code Buds20 To see the full discount at checkout. OnePlus made a name for itself as a company that delivers high quality products at a price lower than the competition. That reputation for value has waned in recent years, but it’s managed to outsell solid competitors like these OnePlus Buds Pro. They work best with OnePlus phones, but you can use them with any phone or Bluetooth-enabled screen.

Arguably, smart speakers are more useful when they have a touchscreen. On top of setting timers, playing music, and controlling smart home gadgets, the display lets you make video calls, watch Netflix, watch the weather, and follow recipes all from a single device.

Make sure you select Unlocked, and if you don’t have a device to trade with, you can get the A52 5G (7/10, Nerdshala Recommends) for $100 off. That’s a solid price on a phone that promises good performance, a 120-Hz AMOLED screen, 5G connectivity, IP67 water resistance, and three OS upgrades and four years of security patches.


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