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Dark Pit

Large shipments of Dark Pit amiibo reported all across the US


This one shouldn't be too much trouble
Jul 29
// Brett Makedonski
Well, US-based amiibo collectors: it seems as if your hobby has gotten significantly less stressful since the wave 4 pre-order debacle. Despite the most recent partial wave being made up of two store exclusives, things aren't...
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Deals

$40 PS Plus, Xbox One + $110 in bonuses from Best Buy's Cyber Monday (in July) Sale


They really want you to buy stuff
Jul 27
// Dealzon
Best Buy really, really wants to make Black Friday / Cyber Monday in July a thing. Today it launched a one-day only sale on tons of stuff. While it appears to be a repeat of Friday's sale, the retailer actually sweetened the ...
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Dark Pit

Dark Pit amiibo is a Best Buy exclusive


Dark day for Dark Pit
Jul 01
// Brett Makedonski
More cheery news coming out of the amiibo world: Dark Pit will be exclusive to Best Buy. Instead of having the opportunity to snag him at one of five (or so) retailers, you have to deal with The Big Yellow Price Tag. This mor...
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Mario Maker

8-bit Bowser Jr. takes after his dad and is totally creepy


Smile for the camera
Jun 11
// Jordan Devore
Nintendo is bringing Mario Maker to select Best Buy stores next week ahead of the game's release on Wii U this September. By playing the demo, you'll receive a neat little 30th Anniversary Super Mario Bros. button (while supp...
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Titanfall

PSA: Best Buy gives you an excuse to get Titanfall


Xbox One version currently $8
Apr 24
// Robert Summa
For those rare Xbox One owners that still haven't experienced Titanfall, Best Buy is running a sale that certainly limits your excuses for not owning the game. As of now, the game is available for only $7.99. Seems like a good value to me, but I suppose if you hate fun, then it isn't. Titanfall [Best Buy]
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Shovel Knight

Best Buy listing outs possible physical release for Shovel Knight on PS4, Xbox One, and 3DS


No Wii U because of the install base?
Apr 14
// Chris Carter
[Update: Yacht Club Games says the listings aren't confirmed at this time, but they are "still looking into it." We may very well see it in five months and forget they ever deconfirmed it. It happened before when the develope...
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Best Buy

The Best Buy Gamers Club discount program is now $30


Previously $100
Mar 05
// Chris Carter
A few weeks back, Best Buy ran a week-long promotion for its "Best Buy Gamers Club Unlocked" program that priced it out at $30 for two years. It basically nets you 20% off new games and 10% off used titles, as well as a numbe...
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Deals

Reaper of Souls and Heart of the Swarm half off at Best Buy


There's a $20 Shadow of Mordor, too
Mar 03
// Dealzon
Deals on Blizzard games are always a rarity (and they usually happen ages after said titles have been released). This week though, Best Buy has select Blizzard titles on sale 50% off.  If you still haven't tried out Diab...
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amiibo

PSA: You still might be able to snag a Meta Knight amiibo


But you have to hurry
Feb 16
// Brett Makedonski
[Update: As of right now, the button to purchase simply says "Coming soon." That means you should definitely keep an eye out!] The never-ending amiibo hunt rolls on. Right now, Meta Knight's one of the hottest figures ar...
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Best Buy

Best Buy Gamers Club discount program is $30 in-store for two years


For a limited time
Feb 16
// Chris Carter
Best Buy has been running a discount program called the "Gamers Club," which nets you 20% off new games, and runs a cycle of deals on its site for some time now. It's typically $100 for two years, which isn't that great of a ...
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Majora's Mask

Best Buy cancels Majora's Mask New 3DS XL pre-orders


The rarest 3DS gets even rarer.
Jan 23
// Mike Cosimano
According to multiple tipsters and just about everybody on Twitter, Best Buy has started canceling pre-orders for the elusive Majora's Mask-themed New 3DS XL, offering $50 in BestBuy.com credit as a make-good. There have even...
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deals

White PlayStation 4 Bundle drops to $349 at Best Buy


Earlier next time, ja?
Dec 24
// Dealzon
Its raining PlayStation 4 deals Christmas Eve as Best Buy is slashing prices on two PS4 bundles. The White PS4 Destiny bundle is cut down to $349.99 along with the recently introduced "Four Games, One Pick" bundle (which comes with a choice of Destiny, Far Cry 4, LittleBigPlanet 3, and NBA 2K15).
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Deals

Best Buy runs Buy 2 Games, Get 1 Free as Xmas nears


Nintendo fans need not apply
Dec 08
// Dealzon
Deals brought to you by the crew at Dealzon. FYI: sales from certain retailers go toward supporting Destructoid. Christmas is just around the corner, marking the return of the BOGO game deals. If you didn't grab anything from...

Destructoid's Black Friday videogame buyin' guide

Nov 27 // Brett Makedonski
Wal-Mart: Xbox One Master Chief Collection bundle with $30 gift card -- $329.99 Over 20 titles at $35 including Destiny, Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Ultimate Evil Edition, and Mario Kart 8. Over 40 titles at $25 including Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Assassin's Creed Rogue, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, and inFAMOUS: Second Son Nintendo 3DS XL Super Mario Bros. 2 Gold Edition Bundle -- $149.99 Full ad Best Buy: Wii U 32 GB Deluxe bundle with Super Mario 3D World, Nintendo Land, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, and Super Smash Bros. -- $359.97 PlayStation 4 and Xbox One controllers -- $39.99 Handful of games for $30 including Watch Dogs, Alien: Isolation and Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition Handful of games for $25 including Titanfall, The Evil Within, and Metro: Redux Full ad Target: Xbox One Assassin's Creed Unity bundle with $50 gift card $15 gift card with the purchase of various titles including Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and Far Cry 4. Nintendo 2DS -- $99 Full ad Amazon: Xbox One Assassin's Creed Unity bundle --$329.99 Honestly, nothing sticks out too much here. Everything's mostly a mixture of $20-$40 games that are available everywhere else. The only real benefit is that you get physical copies without having to leave the house. Steam (All PC, obviously): The Evil Within -- $20.39 Wolfenstein: The New Order -- $20.39 Lords of the Fallen -- $29.99 The Stanley Parable -- $7.49 BattleBlock Theater -- $3.74 Full site, deals change daily Green Man Gaming (Also, all PC): Using this code should net you 20 percent off most purchases at GMG, even games that are on sale: B9J1L1-0AZCS9-S0IASV Thursday: The Evil Within -- $20.39, Wolfenstein: The New Order -- $20.39, Thief -- $7.49 Friday: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 -- $23.99, DmC: Devil May Cry -- $12.49 Saturday: Alien: Isolation -- $24.99, Remember Me -- $7.49, Fallout 2 -- $4.99 Sunday: Resident Evil: Revelations -- $12.49, The Wolf Among Us -- $12.49 Monday: Murdered: Soul Suspect -- $7.49, Strider -- $7.49, Ultra Street Fighter IV -- $19.99 Full site, deals change daily Origin (Once again, all PC): Titanfall -- $4.99 Need for Speed: Rivals -- $14.99 Mass Effect 2 -- $4.99
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'Stimulate me, you heathens!' - The Economy
Merry Thanksgiving, everyone! (And by "everyone," I mean those in the US; happy Thursday to everyone else.) It's on this, the holiest of days, that we remember the Pilgrims that selflessly died so that we may pursue our god-g...

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Evolve 25% Off & Pre-Black Friday Weekend Deals


Wallet, its America time
Nov 22
// Dealzon
Deals brought to you by the crew at Dealzon. FYI: sales from certain retailers go toward supporting Destructoid. Update 1/23/15: The 25% off code is dead, but a new 20% off discount is live making decent discounts. See detail...
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amiibo

More amiibo exclusivity: Best Buy has dibs on Meta Knight


The second of many
Nov 19
// Brett Makedonski
It's been known that in order to collect all the amiibo Nintendo plans on releasing, consumers will have to do some scrambling from store to store. If those are your intentions, you'll need to include a trip to the giant...
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$50 Steam, PSN Gift Cards going for $40 at Best Buy via eBay


Gift cards, the easiest Xmas gifts ever
Nov 13
// Dealzon
Deals brought to you by the crew at Dealzon. FYI: sales from certain retailers go toward supporting Destructoid. Loaded title above but some solid deals. A rare and a rather surprising deal just showed up for eBay this m...
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Cheap Xbox One

You can get an Xbox One bundle for as cheap as $200


It'll require trading in some hardware
Nov 07
// Brett Makedonski
Microsoft and various retailers have really upped their game with regard to attempting to move Xbox Ones this holiday season. Best Buy's the latest example, and it's offering the biggest savings yet. The only catch is that yo...
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Best Buy one get one free

Best Buy is doing buy one, get one for 3DS games this week


It's a mostly good selection of games, at that
Jul 21
// Darren Nakamura
Like the DS before it, the 3DS is becoming one of my favorite platforms. Now that we are several years into its life, it has a pretty great selection of first and third-party games. There are enough now that I have fallen beh...
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Lego Batman 3

Preorder Lego Batman 3 anywhere but Best Buy for a physical reward


I'll go for the Batgirl keychain, personally
Jul 14
// Brittany Vincent
Following the abhorrent trend of announcing different preorder bonuses across different retailers is Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, which is shipping with six different doodads depending on where you go. Fortunately, it's not ...
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Get a sneak peek: Super Smash Bros. at Best Buy next month


Play the exact same build that will be at E3
May 27
// Dale North
Nintendo sends word that they're preparing a sneak peek of Super Smash Bros. at Best Buy for next month. On June 11 and 14, more than 100 Best Buy stores around the country will host Super Smash Bros. Smash-Fest @ Best Buy, w...
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eShop

eShop cards are 20% off at Best Buy until March 1st


Nintendo sends out a friendly reminder
Feb 24
// Chris Carter
Apparently the first wave of discounted eShop cards was a success at Best Buy, because the same sale is happening again right now. Nintendo has sent out an official notice stating that you can find eShop cards for 20% off, up...
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Deal North: Last day for 20% off Nintendo eShop cards


Also, download deals
Dec 27
// Dale North
Are all of your bank accounts drained? Me too. Christmas killed me. So get ready to write some hot checks for the deals we've found today! The best deal is one that ends today, so get on it now: Best Buy has Nintendo eShop pr...
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Fire Emblem sale

PSA: Fire Emblem: Awakening is $15 at Best Buy


Fire (emblem) sale
Dec 03
// Steven Hansen
One of the best games of this year, Fire Emblem: Awakening, is currently $15 at Best Buy. For comparison, Amazon, Gamestop, and WalMart are all selling it for $40 still. The catch is that, while you can order it online, you w...

Deal North: Cyber Monday gaming deals

Dec 02 // Dale North
Amazon: PC download codes: Sonic Everywhere Pack -- $14.99 BioShock Triple Pack -- $14.99 Borderlands/Borderlands 2 GOTY Pack -- $11.99 Max Payne 3 and Season Pass -- $6.99 Dishonored -- $7.49 Fallout 3 -- $4.99 Metro Franchise Pack -- $33.66 Battlefield 3: Premium -- $13.99 Final Fantasy XIV -- $14.99 Batman Arkham Origins -- $37.49 Far Cry 3 -- $14.99 The Walking Dead -- $7.49 Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition -- $7.49 FTL: Faster Than Light -- $4.99 Games: Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix -- $19.99 Dead Rising 3 -- $49 Forza Motorsport 5 -- $49 Ryse: Son of Rome -- $49.99 Grand Theft Auto V -- $39.99 Dragon's Crown -- $29.99 Persona 4 Golden -- $19.99 Hardware: NVIDIA Shield 16GB -- $299 Vita bundle with The Walking Dead, Sly Cooper, Uncharted and Retro City Rampage -- $179.99 Walmart: Walmart's Cyber Monday flyer looks a bit calm compared to their Black Friday action, but there's still some great stuff to be found. The weirdest thing? Buy Forza Motorsport 5 for Xbox One and gt $8 worth of M&M products.  Mario and Luigi: Dream Team 3DS XL bundle -- $179.96 Nintendo 2DS -- $99 All new EA Xbox 360 games at $44.96 (Battlefield 4, Need for Speed Rivals, etc) Best Buy: Mario and Luigi: Dream Team 3DS XL bundle -- $179.99 $100 iTunes gift card for $85 Call of Duty Ghosts (Xbox 360, PS3, PC) -- $44.99 GameStop: GameStop has the goods, with some of the prices working out to be much better than their Black Friday ones. Lots of the EA games for Xbox 360 and PS3 are priced at $39.99 for online purchases.  BioShock Infinite -- $19.99 Killzone: Mercenary -- $19.99 The Walking Dead (Vita) -- $9.99 Red Dead Redemption: GOTY Edition -- $14.99
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Hey, let's cyber!
You know what Cyber Monday is, right? It's the same crap from Black Friday, just a few days later. It's a second chance for many that missed the good stuff last week. It's the better of the two, as you won't get trampled. You...

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Black Friday Games

Deal North: Black Friday software deals galore!


I hope you have some money left!
Nov 28
// Dale North
Bananas! We've hit you with a ton of deals already, and many of them are still valid, so if you haven't checked our listings yet, check out: Pre-Black Friday software download deals Thanksgiving day deals Black Friday hardwa...
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Deal North: Hardware

Deal North: Black Friday hardware buyer's guide


Consoles, portables, and accessories
Nov 28
// Dale North
Even with the early store openings they're calling Gray Thursday, Black Friday is really only one shopping day, so it's understandable that you'd want to maximize your time. We've done the footwork for you so you can go strai...
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Deals

Best Buy sale drops Paper Mario: Sticker Star to $7.99


Savings on Mario & Luigi and 3DS systems as well
Nov 01
// Jordan Devore
Jonathan Holmes quite liked Paper Mario: Sticker Star and Chris Carter tells me it got a bad rap. I'm a huge fan of the original game on N64 and The Thousand-Year Door, but the differences found in this 3DS installment put me...
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Vita & PS3 sale

Vita $200 at Best Buy, select PS3 titles discounted


Best Buy paints a target on Target
Aug 19
// Steven Hansen
You can grab a Vita for $200 at Target this week. However, if their store runs dry or if you have some weird brand loyalty -- maybe some gonzo membership points system of some kind -- you can pick up the Vita at Best Buy, too...
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Deal time: Save big at GameStop, Best Buy, GamersGate


Discounts all over
Jul 30
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
You like deals, right? RIGHT? Well here's some. They're kind of good deals. Both Amazon and Walmart have The Legend of Zelda: The Windwaker HD for the Wii U for $49.99 when you pre-order the game. (Via Gamerdeals) Newegg has ...

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