Every gamer knows the deep temptation of blowing money on yet another Steam sale. But Prime Day only comes once a year, and while you may not end up with an endless stack of games you may or may not ever get around to playing, you just might come out of it with some new goodies that will last you much longer. While Amazon always remembers gamers on Prime Day, we must admit that it clearly has a soft spot for the PC gamer. The deals on deliciously HD monitors, pro keyboards and mice, and other accessories are pretty much an annual staple. And if you're like, "Eh, my $20 mouse and keyboard set is good enough," trust us – there's so much more to be experienced when your equipment is right. But don't despair if you are more of a console/handheld person, because Amazon always has plenty of games on sale on Prime Day too.
How to do Prime Day rightIn the past Amazon Prime Day has been a one day deal, but it's grown so popular over time that it's now grown into two. The deals are only available to Amazon Prime subscribers, which typically costs $119 annually. In addition to two-day shipping on a massive selection of products, you also get access to the Amazon Prime streaming library, photo storage, the ability to find out special deals using Alex devices, and more. There's even a version of Prime for students, which offers a six-month free trial and only costs $6.49 a month after. If you don't have a Prime membership but want to check out the deals on Prime Day, you can do that with a 30-day free trial. We predict you'll never go back–not to mention you'll think every other business has really, really slow shipping times.