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More amiibo exclusivity: Best Buy has dibs on Meta Knight


The second of many
Nov 19
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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$50 Steam, PSN Gift Cards going for $40 at Best Buy via eBay


Gift cards, the easiest Xmas gifts ever
Nov 13
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... read
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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eShop

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


Nintendo sends out a friendly reminder
Feb 24
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
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Deal North: Last day for 20% off Nintendo eShop cards


Also, download deals
Dec 27
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
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Fire Emblem sale

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


Fire (emblem) sale
Dec 03
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
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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... read feature

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Black Friday Games

Deal North: Black Friday software deals galore!


I hope you have some money left!
Nov 28
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
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Deal North: Hardware

Deal North: Black Friday hardware buyer's guide


Consoles, portables, and accessories
Nov 28
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
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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
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
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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
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
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Deal time: Save big at GameStop, Best Buy, GamersGate


Discounts all over
Jul 30
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
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Best Buy has more launch-day Xbox One units for pre-order


OMG NEXT-GEN!!!!!!!!
Jul 17
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
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Wii U Best Buy event

Reggie announces Wii U games for Best Buy event


They're mostly games announced today!
Jun 11
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
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Nintendo E3 Canada demos

Canadian Best Buys getting Nintendo's E3 demos


Maple syrup
May 31
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
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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

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Nintendo

Nintendo to release demos for select E3 games at Best Buy


This could either fizzle or be huge
May 17
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
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Kingdom Hearts 3D

Kingdom Hearts 3D is only $10 at Best Buy today


It's the Deal of the Day, so act quickly!
May 16
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
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Lost Planet 3

Lost Planet 3's many retail specific pre-order 'bonuses'


The quotation mark around bonuses implies sarcasm
Apr 10
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
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Wii U deals

Best Buy has the Wii U Basic Set for $50 off


Discounts on Wii U games as well
Mar 22
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
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Watch Dogs

Various retailers list Watch Dogs for Wii U


Nintendo UN-doomed?
Feb 19
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
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Destiny

Destiny available for pre-order from GameStop, Best Buy


Get a free poster from GameStop
Feb 17
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
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Destiny

Best Buy pre-order materials reveal info on Destiny


Ahead of official announcement this weekend
Feb 15
[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
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Deal North: $15 Pokemon Black/White 2 at Best Buy


Quiet sale with good prices
Feb 15
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
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OUYA

Android-based OUYA to begin selling at retail in June


Kickstarter funded console to be available at Amazon, GameStop and other retailers
Feb 05
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
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Get ready to snag the regular 3DS for a mere $130


Also, save $20 on two select 3DS titles at Best Buy
Dec 05
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
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$160 3DS XL at Best Buy from December 9-15


A much better deal than the Mario Kart 7 bundle
Dec 04
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
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$200 3DS XL bundle snuck into stores under our noses


Order from Best Buy and get a $20 gift card
Dec 03
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. ... read
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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







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