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Toys R Us Black Friday: Still no great Wii U deals


The kids will be easier to trample
Nov 14
// Steven Hansen
If you're looking to pick up a Wii U this black-weekend-and-also-the-preceding-Thursday, you should probably stay in and scour digital deals (or "digideals," as we call them). You should probably do that anyway, but you shoul...
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DEALZ

Walmart black Friday: Get your cheap Beats and Xbox


Capitalism starts Thanksgiving morning, 'cheap' Beats by Dre for everyone
Nov 12
// Steven Hansen
All these "black friday" ads seem to lean on the Xbox One. Is that a partnership thing with Microsoft and retailers? Is that retailers not picking up on the notion that the PS4 is selling better? Is it the assumption that the...
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DEALZ

Best Buy Black Friday: Target has the cheaper Xbox One


Capitalism starts at 5PM Thanksgiving day
Nov 11
// Steven Hansen
Best Buy's Black Friday ad is up here. Similar to retailer Target, there is a $330 Xbox One bundled with Assassin's Creed: Unity and Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (both digital), but Target throws i...
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Black Friday

Target's Black Friday deals include a $330 Xbox One w/ $50 gift card and two games


And so it begins
Nov 10
// Jordan Devore
The last time I looked at a calendar, it was still October. Thank goodness I like this season, because Thanksgiving will be here soon enough. Target's Black Friday ad is now online, but if you're pressed for time, here are so...
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Xbox won

Xbox won Black Friday, one tracker reports


Xbox One and 360 lead Black Friday sales
Dec 02
// Steven Hansen
The Xbox One led Black Friday sales at major retailers, including Walmart, Target, Best Buy, GameStop, and RadioShack, according to Info Scout. Xbox One accounted for 31% of console sales. Surprisingly, the 360 came in second...
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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...

Deal North: Thanksgiving day game deals

Nov 28 // Dale North
Amazon: These game deals on PC game downloads went live this morning, and most will run through Black Friday. Batman: Arkham Origins (PC download) -- $19.99 Binary Domain -- $4.99, Multiplayer pack included -- $7.99 (JUST DO IT!) Dead Island Franchise Pack (GOTY, Riptide and DLC) -- $12.49 Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn -- $14.99, Collector's Edition $24.99 Joe Danger and Joe Danger 2 bundle -- $10.00 Rayman Legends (PC download) -- $19.99 NiGHTS into Dreams -- $3.39 (aww, that's sad) Sonic and SEGA All-Stars Racing Transformed -- $4.99 Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode 1 -- $2.49, Episode 2 -- $3.75 Street Fighter X Tekken -- $7.49, Complete Pack $14.99 Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Blacklist -- $29.99 The XCOM Collection -- $9.99 (Damn!) [embed]266555:51598:0[/embed] Console game downloads: Battlefield 4 (PS3 PSN)-- $25 in a 3-hour Lightning Deal starting 9:10 a.m. ET  Grand Theft Auto V (PS3, PSN, or Xbox 360)- $33.99 Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3 PSN) -- $39.99 Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PS3 PSN) -- $33.99 FIFA 14 (PS3 PSN) -- $39.99 Lego Marvel Super Heroes (PS3PSN) -- $29.99 Console games: Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix (PS3) -- $19.99 Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy -- $14.99 Batman Arkham Origins (PS3) -- $29.99 Dishonored: Game of the Year Edition (PS3) -- $19.99 Tomb Raider -- $14.99 The Last of Us -- $34.99, $24.99 in a Lightning Deal starting at 5:10 p.m Beyond: Two Souls -- $34.99, $24.99 in a Lightning Deal starting at 5:10 p.m Muramasa Rebirth (Vita) -- $19.99 Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate (Vita) -- $24.99 Ratchet and Clank Collection (PS3) -- $10 in a Lightning Deal starting at 5:10 p.m.   MLB 13 The Show -- $15 in a Lightning Deal starting at 6:10 p.m.  Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch -- $14.99 Puppeteer -- $19.99 Red Dead Redemption: Game of the Year Edition -- $14.99 Consoles: PS3 250GB System with The Last of Us and Batman Arkham Origins -- $199.99 Xbox 360 E 250GB with Tomb Raider and Halo 4 -- $189.99 Other Amazon deals: Xbox Live Gold 3-month code and $5 Amazon video credit -- $16.99 Best Buy: Some of the Black Friday deals have gone up early! Consoles: PS3 250GB System with The Last of Us and Batman Arkham Origins -- $199.99 Xbox 360 250GB system with Halo 4, Darksiders II, Tomb Raider and Batman: Arkham City -- $189.99 Wii U system with New Super Mario Bros. U, New Super Luigi U and Mario or Luigi Wii Remote -- $319.97 Games: The Elder Scrolls Anthology -- $29.99 Humble Store: The Humble Store has a sale running from Thanksgiving, starting at 11 a.m. PT and ending on December 3 at the same time. Lots of great games are included in their sale. Crusader Kings II Collection -- $19.99 Kentucky Route Zero -- $12.49 Rogue Legacy -- $7.49 Mount & Blade Warband -- $4.99 Risk of Rain -- $7.99 Gone Home -- $9.99 Ironclad Tactics -- $11.24 Fallen Enchantress - Legendary Heroes -- $9.99 Frozen Synapse -- $4.99 Game Dev Tycoon -- $6.99 Godus -- $14.99 Anomaly 2 -- $4.99 Vessel -- $3.74 Tetrobot and Co -- $5.99 Worms Reloaded -- $6.49 Beat Hazard Ultra -- $3.89 Anodyne -- $3.99 The Bridge -- $2.99 Square Enix: Square Enix's sale has prices slashed half off or more. Their offerings are wide ranging, from old games like PS1 game Chrono Cross to brand new stuff, like Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. We've listed the highlights below. You can find the rest at Square Enix's sale page. Army Corps of Hell (Vita) -- $14.99 Bust a Move Universe (3DS) -- $9.99 Chrono Cross (PS1) -- $7.49 Dead Island: Game of the Year Edition (PS3) -- $14.99 Dissidia Final Fantasy -- $9.99 Drakengard (PS2) -- $9.99 Deus Ex: Human Revolution Augmented Edition -- $19.99 Final Fantasy (PSP) -- $4.99 Final Fantasy Anthology (PS1) -- $7.49 Final Fantasy Chronicles (PS1) -- $7.49 Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time (DS) -- $14.99 Final Fantasy II (PSP) -- $4.99 Final Fantasy III (DS) -- $9.99 Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions -- $4.99 Final Fantasy VII (PC download) -- $5.99 Final Fantasy XIII (PS3 and Xbox 360) -- $9.99 Final Fantasy XIII-2 (PS3 and Xbox 360) -- $9.99 Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light (DS) -- $9.99 Front Mission 4 (PS2) -- $7.49 Romancing SaGa (PS2) -- $14.99 Star Ocean: First Departure (PSP) -- $9.99 Theatrhythm Final Fantasy (3DS) -- $14.99 Tomb Raider (PS3 and Xbox 360) -- $19.99 Valkrie Profile 2: Slimeria (PS2) -- $9.99 Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX Limited Edition (PS3) -- $19.99
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Tons of titles for Turkey Day
[Update: We've added a few more items to our shopping list this morning. Our deals corgi thanks you for your tips! Now go get Ni no Kuni for $15!] Happy Thanksgiving! Aside from what we have today and what you've seen already...

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Deals: download games

Deal North: Pre-Black Friday downloadable games deals


Lots of downloads discounted
Nov 27
// Dale North
[Update: Check our listings again for more additions! We've added some hot ones, like Atlus' deal on Persona 4 Golden for only $19.99. Jump on Steam flash deals like Gone Home for $4.99] Deal North is back with a roundup of a...
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Nintendo's Black Friday deals to make your wallet un-fat


Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon 3DS bundle
Nov 25
// Dale North
Nintendo has some Thanksgiving deals put together for this weekend.  Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of Sales & Marketing, said it best: "And if there is ever a question of wh...
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Black Friday

Amazon's Black Friday videogame sales calendar revealed


Get ready for the madness!
Nov 24
// Wesley Ruscher
For those giddy to get their holiday savings on, Amazon has released their upcoming Black Friday calendar for crazy videogame sales. Kicking it off tomorrow, November 25 at 5:10 am PST, is a Skylanders Giants portal owner pac...
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Black Friday

Amazon's Black Friday promo starts earlier than ever


Get a taste of the deals to come
Nov 21
// Conrad Zimmerman
Remember when "Black Friday" happened on a Friday? Those were the good old days. Not content to simply allow a sales extravaganza to bleed into Thanksgiving like brick-and-mortar retailers have done in recent years, Amazon is...
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The Game of Console Wars heats up in South Park


Don't cross Bill Gates
Nov 21
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
The second chapter of the Game of Thrones x console wars South Park episode, titled "A Song of Ass and Fire," sees the men in charge of both Sony and Microsoft fighting dirty. Microsoft gives the Xbox clan guns and other we...
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Walmart price matching Black Friday deals a week early


Price matching select items that is
Nov 19
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Starting this Friday, Walmart will price match select competitor Black Friday deals, both in-store and online. Walmart is price matching specific items though, so it doesn't look like you can get anything you want that offers...
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Tonight's South Park was all about the console wars


Done Game of Thrones style
Nov 14
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Tonight's South Park episode was brilliant. It's all about the console wars, themed Game of Thrones style. It's the Xbox One versus PlayStation 4 fanboys as they go to war over securing one of the next-generation consoles dur...
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Black Friday

Here are a bunch of Black Friday ads with videogames


They have some deals
Nov 12
// Joshua Derocher
I abhor everything to do with Black Friday since I worked in retail for nine years, but if you are the type of person willing to stand in line at the mall at 6 PM on Thanksgiving, then you might be interested in these ads. Go...
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PC Stuff

Dell Black Friday ad leaked, good deals and no lines


Deals start online Thursday 6pm EST
Nov 10
// Wesley Ruscher
Joining the ever-growing list of leaked Black Friday sales ads, Dell.com's turkey day extravaganza has hit the web. While nothing too exciting, something that seems to be the trend this year, there are a few decent deals ...
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Deals

Target will have $150 3DS XLs for Black Friday


And a nice PS3 bundle
Nov 08
// Jordan Devore
I'm not even mad that it's November -- more confused that the second half of October slipped by so quickly. Like, how? How did it even happen? That does put us one step closer to sales season and Black Friday, however. Target...
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Toys R Us Black Friday ad leaked, filled with good deals


Open from 5pm on Thanksgiving
Nov 04
// Dale North
It'll take you forever to flip through this leaked Black Friday ad from Toys R Us, so we've done the work for you. There's nothing too exciting, but there are plenty of solid deals. The biggest deal is probably the PS3 bundle...
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That gorgeous Zelda 3DS XL looks like its coming to USA


YES
Oct 18
// Dale North
[Update: Nintendo's keeping tight-lipped. They say: "We have nothing to announce at this time."] It looks like that beautiful Link Between Worlds Zelda 3DS XL we told you was coming to Europe (and also Australia) is al...
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Black Friday

GameStop offers big savings on last-gen for Black Friday


It's the most wonderful time of the year
Oct 18
// Brett Makedonski
Can you feel it in the air? It's electric. It's like the buzz inside an arena seconds before your favorite band takes the stage. It makes my heart aflutter and almost brings a tear to my eye. That's right, it's just about tim...
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Nintendo sells 1.75 million hardware units in November


Black Friday
Dec 07
// Dale North
The NPD group says that Nintendo moved more than 1.75 million hardware units in November. The power of Black Friday pushed 910,000 portable systems and 845,000 home consoles into shopping bags last month.  The breakdown ...
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160k PlayStation Vitas were sold during Black Friday week


In addition to 525k PlayStation 3 consoles
Nov 29
// Jordan Devore
We covered that Microsoft sold 750,000 Xbox 360s during the week of Black Friday in the United States, so now it's Sony's turn. The company has its own stats for the big shopping week, sharing that compared to the same period...
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750k Xbox 360s sold during Black Friday week in U.S.


Did you grab one of them?
Nov 27
// Jordan Devore
Having mostly burned off my Thanksgiving meal (and ensuing leftovers), now is a good time to reflect back on last week. I didn't leave the house to participate in the frenzy of consumer spending, but a considerable amount of ...
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Wii U sells 400,000 units


Reggie claims system is selling out too quickly
Nov 26
// Jim Sterling
Nintendo of America's minestrone president, Reggie Fils-Aime, has taken to CNET to proclaim the Wii U a sellout and reveal the sale of 400,000 units since launch last Sunday. For comparison, the Wii was also able to get anoth...

Black Friday 2012: The 40 best deals

Nov 23 // Allistair Pinsof
Walmart [Thur. 8pm]$15 - Forza Horizon$25 - Madden NFL 13$25 - Battlefield 3 Premium $25 - Borderlands 2 $25 - Dishonored $25 - FIFA Soccer 13$25 - NBA 2k13$25 - Need for Speed: Most Wanted$25 - Skyrim$25 - XCOM: Enemy Unknown$38.96 - Assassin's Creed III $199.99 - PS3 250GB Holiday Bundle (Uncharted Collection & Infamous Collection)$149.99 - Xbox 360 4GB Skylanders Starter Pack Bundle $199.99 Xbox 360 250GB Holiday Bundle (Skyrim & Forza Motorsport 4) Best Buy$29.99 - Need for Speed: Most Wanted$34.99 - Assassins Creed III [Thur.]$149.99 - 3DS Holiday Bundle (Flame Red 3DS + Super Mario Land 3D [Friday 12:01AM]$199.99 - PS3 250GB Holiday Bundle (Uncharted 1,2 & Infamous 1,2) GameStop$29.99 - Diablo III [Fri. & Sat.]$199.99 - White Assassin's Creed III Liberation System Bundle$199.99 - PS3 250GB Holiday Bundle [Fri.]$249.99 Xbox 360 250GB Holiday Bundle + Black Ops 2 [Fri.]Amazon$5.99 - Syndicate (PC) [Fri. 5:10 am - 9:10 am PST]$15 - Ratchet & Clank Collection [Thur. 9:10 pm - 11:45 pm PST]$25 - Dishonored [Thurs. 1:10 pm - 5:10 pm PST]$25 - FIFA Soccer 13 (including Wii U!) [Thur. 1:10 pm - 5:10 pm PST]$25 - Madden NFL 13 [Thur. 9:10 am - 1:10 pm PST]$25 - NBA 2k13 [Thur. 1:10 pm - 5:10 pm PST]$25 - Skyrim [Thur. 5:10 am - 9:10 am PST]$199.99 - PS3 250GB Holiday Bundle [Thur. 5:10 pm - 9:10 pm PST] GameFly [PC only - Fri. to Mon.]$16.99 - Darksiders II$29.99 - Dishonored $29.99 - Skyrim $29.99 Mass Effect Trilogy $24.99 - Need For Speed Most Wanted Target [Thur. 9pm] $10 - Microsoft Points 1600 Points Card $149.99 - 3DS Holiday Bundle (Flame Red 3DS + Super Mario Land 3D$199.99 - Vita WiFi + free Lego Batman 2Sears [Thursday 8PM to Friday 1PM]$99 - Wii Black Bundle (Wii Sports/Sports Resort) Old Navy (lol)Free New Super Mario Bros Wii U with $40 purchase, limited supply --------------------- For full listings of entire stores, you can't do better than Cheap Ass Gamer's awesome guide. Just know that you won't find better deals than the ones above. What deals are you guys excited about? Share them with us in the comments below along with your Black Friday stories.
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What are you buying, stranger?
The only thing more American than eating so much that you can't get up from the couch is waiting in line to buy a bunch of dumb stuff you don't need. Hey, don't look at me like that. I'm no judge! I just want to persuade as m...

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NICE PS3 250GB bundle for $199 at Amazon for Black Friday


Uncharted and inFamous collections included
Nov 23
// Dale North
Amazon continues to one-up the already great Sony Black Friday bundles with extras. Yesterday we pointed out that the $179 Vita bundle came with two games and credit towards another. Today, Amazon does something similar with ...
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Square Enix Black Friday & Cyber Monday sale open


50% off many games
Nov 23
// Dale North
While I'll always roll my eyes at people that say things like 'I won't get out in that mess' on Black Friday (I'm going shopping later today), there's nothing wrong with a bit of holiday shopping for digital downloads. Square...
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PS Vita & Assassin's Creed 3 bundle $179 at Amazon


Comes with PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale
Nov 22
// Dale North
You need a Vita? Don't buy any bundle but this one at Amazon for $179. It comes with: Assassin’s Creed Vita bundle (White Vita, AC3: Liberation, 4GB card) Digital version of PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale for Vita...
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Give thanks and get rewarded!
[Update: Contest closed! Winner is Nick Martin!] Happy Thanksgiving from Destructoid! In the spirit of the season, we're giving away an Assassin's Creed III: Liberation PS Vita bundle to one lucky Dtoider! Here's the run-down...


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