The Best Gaming Deals Of Prime Day 2021
Fire Emblem: Three Houses (Switch)
Amazon Prime Day 2021 is upon us. The big sale officially runs from June 21-22 this year, and Amazon and numerous other retailers are offering deals on a variety of products, including many great video games and accessories. If you’re in the market for some new games for PlayStation, Xbox, or Nintendo Switch, we’ve rounded up the best Prime Day gaming deals we’ve found so far below. And for more platform-specific deals, check out our specific guides to the best PlayStation deals, Nintendo Switch deals, and Xbox deals as well as the best Prime Day deals across tech and gaming.
You can grab a physical copy of Switch’s excellent strategy RPG, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, for less than $40 from Amazon. This entry marries the series’ beloved tactical gameplay with some social simulation elements. As a new instructor at the Garreg Mach Monastery, you’ll need to choose one of the three titular houses to teach, overseeing the growth and development of each student both on and off the battlefield.
Another excellent Switch game from 2019, Luigi’s Mansion 3 is one of several first-party titles discounted at Target ahead of Prime Day. You can pick up a physical copy of the game for $40 right now. This installment sees Luigi braving the many different, themed floors of a haunted hotel, sucking up ghosts and solving puzzles as he searches for his missing friends.
Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Switch)
The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (Switch)
The acclaimed Switch remake of Link’s classic Game Boy adventure is also discounted at Target ahead of Prime Day. You can grab a physical copy of The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening right now for only $40. This version of the game stays very faithful to the original title, retaining its touching story and clever dungeon designs while updating the visuals and controls. The end result is a modern reimagining of one of the series’ most beloved installments.
Paper Mario: The Origami King (Switch)
$30 ($60) If you’ve yet to pick up Paper Mario: The Origami King, you can grab one of the best Switch games from 2020 for only $30 right now at Target–the lowest price we’ve ever seen for the title. Mario must set out on a journey to stop the self-proclaimed Origami King from folding the Mushroom Kingdom. Blending the series’ trademark sense of humor with some genuinely poignant moments, Paper Mario: The Origami King is one of Mario’s most memorable adventures.
Pikmin 3 Deluxe (Switch)
$30 ($60) The Switch port of the wonderful Wii U game is currently on sale at Target for the all-time low price of $30. Like the previous two installments of the series, Pikmin 3 has you guiding a group of intrepid explorers around an alien planet, using the Pikmin’s different abilities to clear environmental puzzles, defeat ravenous bosses, and collect fruit to bring back to your home planet. This version of the game also features a handful of brand-new missions starring series veterans Olimar and Louie, plus all of the DLC stages released for the Wii U game.
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