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$30 off Nintendo Labo, half off Switch games, and more of the week’s best gaming deals

Plus a bunch of Lunar New Year sales

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When it rains Switch deals, it pours. Though Nintendo is notoriously tight-fisted when it comes to discounts on its flagship console, this week we were practically inundated with deals on Switch games and accessories.

First, GameStop discounted Nintendo Labo kits, the DIY cardboard accessories, to $40 each. Then Walmart took $15 off some first-party Switch titles, including 2018 releases Mario Tennis Aces and Super Mario Party. Prices have crept back up to MSRP on most of those games, but Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and Splatoon 2 are still $45 at Walmart.

If you’re in the market for the Switch itself though, you might want to wait a week. Nintendo just announced a new Switch bundle with a free $35 eShop gift card that will be released on Feb. 15. And Target is currently offering a similar deal, half off a select game with a Switch purchase, if you can’t wait til Friday.

Sometimes the weekend is just too short: join us on Twitter for all the latest deals throughout the week.

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Editor’s Picks

  • Fanatical’s new Undercover Bundle, launched this week, collects 10 murder mystery games for just $3. The games have a combined value of $143, so you’ll save $140.
  • Microsoft announced a new Xbox One Anthem bundle that will be released along with the game on Feb. 22. The bundle is available for pre-order now and also includes a month free trial to the subscription service EA Access.
  • Valentine’s Day is next week and if you still have to get a gift, we’ve got a few suggestions for your favorite nerd. Or if you’re planning a date night, you might want to consider some local co-op games.

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