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... read
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Loaded title above but some solid deals. A rare and a rather surprising deal just showed up for eBay this m... read
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... read
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... read
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 ... read
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... read
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... read
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... read
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... read
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... read feature
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... read
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... read
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... read
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... read
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 ... read
Good news for those of you that have any interest in the Xbox One still! Best Buy has received more Xbox One units for pre-order, and these are the launch day editions that have the stupid "Day One 2013" words written on the ... read
Hot off the Nintendo E3 Direct, Reggie brings the news of what exactly fans will be able to play at the Wii U Best Buy event. Let's cut to it: Mario Kart 8, Super Mario 3D World, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, and D... read
As you may already be aware, Nintendo will allow the common folk to play E3 demos at select Best Buys throughout North America. We then shared a list of 89 cities in the continental United States that will play host to these ... read
Over 100 locations [Update: Canadian locations have been added.]
We recently told you that Nintendo plans to bring select E3 game reveals to Best Buy locations across North America. That's right: you'll be able to check out some of the Wii U ga... read feature
It appears as if Nintendo will be "bringing E3 to the public" in the words of Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime. Nintendo will be bringing playable builds of their newly announced Wii U games to select Best Buy l... read
I don't know what it is about Square Enix games, but they always feel like they cost too damn much. This is especially true of the handheld titles -- I refused to pick up Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy for $39.99, waiting instead... read
Oh goodie! Another barrage of retail specific pre-order bonus fluff such as weapons, items, and characters that won't really alter your experience were you to just skip out on pre-purchasing the game.
Lost Planet 3 is the la... read
Today and tomorrow while supplies last, Best Buy has Wii U games and the console itself on sale. The system is the Basic Set, marked down from $299.99 to $249.99 for this promo. For the time being (at least in the US), I'm no... read
The Wii U is in a pretty sad state when no one can guarantee current third-party games for the platform. What will become of Nintendo's fun box when "truly next-gen" titles -- Ubisoft's Watch Dogs, for instance -- star making... read
With the internet ablaze over the official reveal of Destiny, Bungie's new IP, it comes as no surprise that Best Buy and GameStop have already begun taking pre-orders.
Both retailers have the game listed for $59.99. GameStop ... read
[Update: We've been sent another shot of the Destiny flier, this time with a much better look at the copy. Find it and the backside of the pre-order card, which specifically lists Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 as the release pla... read
My 'Deal North' post returns after a long break with news of a big sale on games at Best Buy.
Best Buy has several sub-$15 games available today in-store and on their website. For some reason they're not advertising the... read
The OUYA console will start arriving at the homes of its Kickstarter backers in March, but you'll be seeing them in your local shops a scant few months later. An interview with OUYA CEO Julie Uhrman published on the WSJ.... read
Damn, the 3DS deals just keep rolling in.
As I mentioned a week ago, Target has marked down the regular 3DS to $129.99, a $40 reduction of its retail value. This includes all colors -- aqua, black, red, pink, and Prince editi... read
That $200 3DS XL bundle currently making the rounds about town? Eh. 'Tis not so great. You are limited to the blue model, and the bundled copy of Mario Kart 7 is digital only. At the very least, you can score a cool $20 gift ... read
There wasn't much fanfare when it was discovered that a new $199.99 3DS XL bundle featuring a pre-loaded copy of Mario Kart 7 was coming. There was even less fanfare when the damn thing ninja-ed onto store shelves yesterday.
Smaller version of old Nintendo console seems likely Nintendo has officially revealed the Wii Mini, slated for Canadian release on December 7 and retailing for $99.99. According to the platform holder, the small-size Wii will be exclusive to our neighbors in the north for the d... read feature