Black Friday

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, ...
We here at Destructoid know you, as gamers, want the very best deals for your very expensive hobby. That's why I've done all the dirty work for you and scanned through the heaps of ads for this year's Black Friday. Walmart, B...
We're just two days away from Black Friday. Everything has culminated up to this point. While everyone else is sifting through the piles of ads looking for the best deals after eating two platefuls of turkey, you've already g...
We are getting ever closer to the busiest shopping day of the year. Kmart has some pretty good deals going on. Here's a short list of what you can expect to find should you choose to do shopping there: $199.99 - Get a $25 gi...
We're rounding up Black Friday deals now but this one is good enough for its own story. Walmart has a $199.96 PS3 bundle set for this Friday. It it you'll get a 160GB PS3 "Slim" and two games: LittleBigPlanet 2: Special ...
We are now officially less than a week away from the post-Turkey Day madness. If you're set on stopping by either Walmart or Best Buy I can't blame you for that. Here's why you should still give Target a chance though: $139....
Let's get right into this one, shall we? Best Buy's Black Friday 2011 ad surfaced recently and it doesn't disappoint. Here's just a short list of some of the more notable deals: $29.99 - Batman: Arkham City, Rage, Battlefiel...
Microsoft is getting in on the Black Friday madness early by sending word of several deals they're working on. Consoles, Kinect, games and even Xbox Live subscriptions are seeing price slashes for the biggest shopping day of ...
Well, here we are two weeks away from Black Friday itself. Pretty soon every retailer in existence will once again be vying for your post-Turkey Day attention with unheard of prices on pretty much everything. Walmart has gott...
Here I was thinking that I wouldn't have to worry about Black Friday coverage for a couple of weeks. Walmart blows that all up by announcing a pre-Black Friday sale, set for this Saturday at 11 a.m. Xbox 360 Kinect bundles ha...
It would appear that Nintendo hasn't lost its touch despite the launch of Kinect and Move, with the company revealing bragworthy Wii and DS sales over this year's Black Friday.  According to Nintendo, the company reckons...
Xbox Live has a couple of Black Friday sales. Trials HD, Splosion Man and Greed Corp look particularly tasty: The Force Unleashed Starkiller lightsaber for your avatar - 160 points (was 400 - seriously?) Rock Band Creedence ...
[Update] We've added more deals from Amazon, Xbox Live, PopCap games, Best Buy doorbusters, Namco and PlayStation Network. We're less than a week away from the biggest sales of the year. For many, it means lining up the secon...
You should already have your free DJ Hero and Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock downloadable content. But how about something for Rock Band 3? Sure, why not!This one involves leaving the house, so put on some pants. This Friday i...
Amazon is going to have a ton of deals going on all this week and on Cyber Monday too! They're going to have over 800 deals in fact. Of course, you only care about their videogame deals and we have that all listed below. Amaz...
Xbox Live Arcade users have a ton of great deals to choose from this week. And instead of these prices being one day only, you have almost a full week to jump on them (good through November 29th). Major Nelson says that these...
November is a time of giving thanks and crawling over piles of shameless soccer moms in order to fight for the latest stuffed animal that the television told them they needed. Of course, smart people are doing all their Black...