Polygon’s favorite President’s Day deals

It’s a Democracy Celebration

The time has come to celebrate the love for democracy around President’s Day. To honor this noble holiday, we have gathered games and literature that capture the essence of freedom, liberty, and democracy in a variety of ways. So, let’s dive right in and enjoy some liber-tea!

Video Games

Helldivers 2 is a fantastic game that embodies freedom, liberty, and the spirit of cooperation in the face of alien and robot threats. You can join the Helldivers to protect the democratic utopia of Super Earth through exhilarating co-op action. The game is available for $39.99 on Amazon, Walmart, or the PlayStation Store.

Cyberpunk 2077 and its expansion Phantom Liberty offer a thrilling vision of the future, where you must protect the President of the United States and uphold the values of a free society. The Ultimate Edition, featuring both the base game and expansion, is available for $51 on Steam (was $89.99).

Resident Evil 4 offers an intense survival experience as you protect the President’s daughter from hordes of zombies. The remastered version can be purchased for about $40 from Steam or Fanatical.

Sid Meier’s Civilization 6: Platinum Edition is a comprehensive turn-based strategy game that tests your skills as a ruler, available for around $13 from Green Man Gaming (was $79.99). The Platinum Edition includes additional civilization and scenario DLC packs, as well as the expansions Rise and Fall and Gathering Storm.

Board Games

Votes for Women is a card game that celebrates the fight for equality, focusing on the 70-year battle to secure women’s voting rights in the United States. You can purchase the game directly from Fort Circle Games for $74.99.

Twilight Struggle is a top-rated board game that portrays the challenges of preserving democracy during the Cold War. The game is available for $54.99 on Amazon, with a digital version on Steam for $9.99.

If you think you can navigate the complexities of war and politics better than the Bush administration, try Labyrinth: The War on Terror. The game challenges players to manage America’s military involvement in a challenging region. Physical copies are available for $54.99, while a digital version is available on Steam for $9.99.


Election and Tracy Flick Can’t Win by Tom Perotta offer captivating insights into American politics, seen through the lens of high school politics and adult life. Both books are available on Amazon.

The fascinating romance novel Red, White, and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston explores the intertwined lives of a U.S. President’s son and the Prince of Wales, creating diplomatic tension between the two countries. The book is available for $11 on Amazon (was $17).