Black Friday

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...
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...
[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...
[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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
[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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
[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...
In case you hadn't been paying attention to Steam today, whether intentionally or otherwise, the platform's Autumn Sale has officially started. As always, you'll want to keep an eye on the flash sales (Star Wars: KotOR II for...
Xbox Live has already started discounting games and digital trinkets for this big shopping week. Most notably, Spelunky and Rock Band Blitz are down to 600 Microsoft Points each. You should probably buy those, particularly th...
Starting this Black Friday shopping season, on November 23, Nintendo will offer a Flame Red Nintendo 3DS bundle, packaged with one of the best games for the system, Super Mario 3D Land, priced at only $169.99. That's like getting the game for free. Not a bad deal! Get in line at your least crazy big box retailer this weekend to nab the bundle.
We already told you about some of the Black Friday bundles planned for PlayStation 3 and Vita, so now it's Microsoft's turn. If you've been keeping up with the deals this year, much of this likely won't be news to you, but it...
The newly redesigned PS3 and the PSVita will both see $199 bundles on Black Friday. The Ultimate PS3 Value Bundle will be available at retailers nationwide for $199 while supplies last. It includes an Uncharted Dual Pack (Dra...
Getting videogames at a clothing store? How weird is that? Line up early at Old Navy on November 23 and buy at least $40 in merchandise and you'll have the chance to nab a free copy of Wii U title New Super Mario Bros. U. And...
Walmart just ripped out Best Buy's rib cage and dangled it over the angry horde of Black Friday mobsters. Why get Borderlands 2 at Best Buy for $34.99 when you can get it for $25 at Walmart? I can think of one good reason: Yo...
While we're still a couple of weeks away from eating copious amounts of food and going through the motions of Black Friday, it's good to know what's ahead. Best Buy has posted a preview of its offerings which will be availabl...
Black Friday was nice to Microsoft. Really nice. The company says that they've just closed the biggest week in the history of Xbox, with more than 960,000 consoles sold during the week of Black Friday. Some 800,000 of those s...
Here's some broken records to let you know how well Nintendo did on this past Black Friday: 3DS sales up 325% over Nov. 6 Half a million Wii systems sold on Black Friday, the most ever The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword the ...
Cyber monday update: Gunnar Optiks is having a sale on 3D, gaming styles, computer styles, and sunglasses that discounts 20-30% off the retail price.  You can also win Modern Warfare 3 Hardened Edition an...
A grandfather accused of shoplifting videogames during a Black Friday shopping spree got a smashed face and a throat full of blood after cops sent him sprawling to the floor. Stories as to what happened in the Buckeye Walmart...
The Humble Indie Bundle helped to blaze a path for independent game developers trying to get their games played by a larger audience, by offering a selection of interesting titles with a "pay-what-you-like" business model. Th...
Time for our "It's a slow news day so here's a ludicrous story vaguely connected to videogames" moment. Today is Black Friday, a day in which shoppers confirm that they are mindless cattle to be milked by capricious ...
Hey everybody! I've written posts for The Destructoid Show from numerous strange places, but I don't think I've written one from an airport bar. At least, not this particular airport bar. It smells like garlic fries. Today, ...