Amazon Prime Now trick: £5 off £20 spend for many England & Scotland postcodes (eg, Ldn, Manc, Birm, Glasg)

If you’re going to spend £20+ at Amazon before the end of March 2017, there’s a trick where you may be able to save £5 using Amazon’s Prime Now. This is only for people ordering via the Prime Now for the first time, and it’s only available in selected areas of England and Scotland at the moment. Still, it could be useful if you...

Pay £1ish for £34-worth of Assassin’s Creed PC games (while supporting charity)

The Assassin’s Creed film has just been released in cinemas and you can now play some of the games that inspired it for a fraction of their normal price, while also helping a great cause. To coincide with the release of the movie, charitable gaming company Humble Bundle has launched the Humble Assassin’s Creed Bundle, where you can download PC...

Introducing… MSE’s Deals Alerts service

This week we’ve officially launched the MSE Deals Alerts service, which you can download if you’ve got the Google Chrome internet browser on a desktop computer. It was created by our clever tech team to notify you of the best deals out there as you shop online at major retailers. The idea is to help you save...

Black Friday 2016 – What do we know so far?

Black Friday is fast approaching and with thousands of deals and products reduced at hundreds of high street stores and online, it’s easy to be overwhelmed. Black Friday 2016 takes place on Friday 25 November, but it’s important to remember to not be sucked in by the hype, and just buy things for the sake of it. If there’s...

Get Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon free on PC

Video game company Ubisoft is giving away the PC version of Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon until Tue 6 Dec. The freebie’s available as part of a promotion that has seen Ubisoft release a free digital PC game every month this year to celebrate its 30th anniversary. The free games are only redeemable through Uplay, Ubisoft’s online store and game playing platform, so you’ll...

Get Beyond Good & Evil free on PC

Video game company Ubisoft is giving away PC game Beyond Good & Evil for free until Tue 8 Nov. The freebie’s available as part of a promotion which will see Ubisoft release a free digital PC game every month until December to celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. You’ll need to install the correct software The free games are only redeemable through Uplay, Ubisoft’s online...

Get racing game The Crew free on PC

French video game company Ubisoft is giving away open world racing game The Crew for free until Tue 11 Oct. The freebie’s available as part of a promotion which will see Ubisoft release a free digital PC game every month until December to celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. You’ll need to install the correct software The free games are only redeemable...

Scam alert: free £80 Lidl voucher, free BA flights and more – How to spot a Facebook fake

We’ve seen a lot of them recently. Fake £80 Lidl vouchers, five ‘free’ tickets to Legoland, ‘free’ Disneyland passes and even ‘free’ flight tickets have been circulating on Facebook. Update Tue 8 Nov: We originally published this blog in August, but the principles remain the same. Scores of people are still being fooled every day by these bogus offers and competitions, where scammers tempt you to...

Get Rayman Origins free on PC

French video game company Ubisoft is giving away colourful 2D platformer Rayman Origins for free until Tue 13 Sep. The freebie’s available as part of a promotion which will see Ubisoft release a free digital PC game every month until December to celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. You’ll need to install the correct software The free games are only redeemable through Uplay, Ubisoft’s online...

Get a free PC game every month until December

French video game company Ubisoft is giving away a free digital PC game every month until December to celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. Right now, you can download Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell for free until Tue 16 Aug. You’ll need to install the correct software The free Ubisoft games are only redeemable through Uplay, the company’s online store and game playing...