It is a period of economic strife. Bargain hunters, striking from a hidden shopping centre, have won their first victory against the evil Shopping Empire. During the battle, bargain hunters managed to steal maps to secret hidden bargains.
Pursued by the Empire's sinister agents, Captain Coinsaver races home aboard his starship, the USS SFX Weekly Bargains Round-Up ( hang on… wasn’t that in one of Iain M Banks’s Culture novels? - ed) , custodian of the bargain maps that can save his people lots of money and restore fair prices to the galaxy...
General offers first this week, and Zavvi has another 2 Blu-rays for £12 deal running. We spotted Event Horizon, Cloverfield, Demolition Man and Knowing among many, many others. Zavvi also has a 3 DVDs for £10 offer where there are many more bargains to be found. Check ’em out.
Over on the HMV website there’s a 5 Blu-rays for £30 . We spotted District 9, Melancholia and Labyrinth among the titles on offer.
WOW HD also has a DVD/Blu-ray 2 for £10 offer running. With over 162 titles on offer there should be something there for the discerning bargain hunter.
Moving over to individual items we found ET at Play.com on Blu-ray for £14.49 , Resident Evil Afterlife on 3D Blu-ray for £11.99 and Final Fantasy VII - Advent Children also on Blu-ray for just £5.99 .
Staying with Amazon we found all the BBC’s Merlin DVD box-sets on sale this week. We saw series one for £11.25 , series two was £11.99 , series three was priced at £13.79 and series four could be yours for £13.39 .
Over at Sainsbury’s they also had some of sci-fi TV DVD box-sets on offer this week. We found seasons one to six of Supernatural in a set going for £35 and the complete series one to eight of Charmed for £64 . What? Someone might want it.
If hit and miss comedy is your thing then the Hyperdrive series one and two set was spotted on DVD for £5.99 .
In our regular wander round the shops to hunt down donuts we browsed the audio/visual section in Asda. On the new and recently-released front we found Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter for £10 on DVD and £14.97 for the Blu-ray, Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World was on DVD for £10 , Wrath Of The Titans was £10 for DVD and £15 for the 3D Blu-ray, Storage 24 was on DVD for £10 and Blu-ray for £12.97 . We also spotted Men in Black 3 for £10 on DVD and £15 on Blu-ray. There’s also a MiB trilogy DVD boxed set going for £18.97 .
In the cheap DVD aisle we found Immortals, Hugo, Shark Night, Attack The Block, Let Me In, Season Of The Witch, Real Steel and Iron Sky all for £5 each.
We also spotted a few cheap boxed sets in Asda this week. They had the Back to the Future trilogy, The Matrix trilogy, Transformers one, tow and three all on DVD for £10 each and X-Men one and two for just £5 .
Morrison’s still had all the box-sets we told you about last week; there’s the Star Wars saga on Blu-ray for £50 , all the Harry Potter films on Blu-ray for £30 , the Lord Of The Rings trilogy on DVD for £15 , the Alien Anthology on Blu-ray for £15 and the X-Men Ultimate Collection on DVD for £15 .
For our random selection this week we’re heading over the to the George site at Asda were we found a selection of belt buckles including the Batman logo , the Transformers Autobot logo and the Superman logo all for just £8 each.
Play had a black Batman bathrobe this week, going at the slightly unbargainlike price of £34.99 , but we thought someone might like it.
Finally for this week we have the Who Girls 2013 Calendar featuring classic companions such as Anneke Wills, Deborah Watling, Sarah Sutton and Nicola Bryant among others, it’s the perfect gift for any fans of Doctor Who ’s favourite ladies and it can be your for just £12.99 .
Oh, and don’t forget Amazon’s Black Friday Deals Week . It’s running from the 19 to 25 of November and you can find all sorts of deals if you check it out.
Usual rules - If you find anything we’ve brought you this week cheaper somewhere else please mention it in the comments section below. We want as many bargains ideas for our readers as we can get. If anyone out there spots a sci-fi bargain they want to share over the coming week then please head over to our forum and mention it in the relevant thread. This thread is for bargain films and this one is for TV bargains , a thread for comics and graphic novels and finally this thread is for any random bargain you might find. Keep your eyes peeled for great offers for your fellow geek and maybe your find will be in the bargain list next time.