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Black Friday

Here are a bunch of Black Friday ads with videogames


They have some deals
Nov 12
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... read
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Bethesda Shop

Get Skyrim shirts from the official Bethesda store


Celebrate the pubs of Skyrim
Mar 14
Bethesda now has an official shop where you can buy a good-sized and varied selection of merchandise related to Skyrim, Dishonored, Fallout, Doom, Quake, and Wolfenstein. Everything from t-shirts, hoodies, mugs, figurines, lithographs, and messenger bags.  Personally, I would love to wear a Winking Skeever shirt with a pair of Vault 101 sneakers. That's the pinnacle of fashion my friends. read
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Vita price drop

Sony announces a price drop for PS Vita in Japan


About $200 for both WiFi and 3G
Feb 18
Opening this early morning's PlayStation Vita Japanese streaming event, Sony announced a price drop for Vita. The new price of 19,980 yen comes out to about $200 USD for both the WiFi and 3G models. Again, this is for Japan r... read
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Nintendo's Holiday Mall Experience kicks off Nov 19


Keep spelling, mister.
Nov 14
Are you going to the mall later, that's what I'm asking. Aside from Billy Madison, Nintendo would also like you to go to the mall and check out their Wii U (and 3DS). They're bringing a roadshow all over the country in their ... read
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Old Navy to give shopping bonus: New Super Mario Bros. U


Game free for early shoppers
Nov 14
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... read
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Fangamer brings back Mother 3 book, has other cool shizz


Dec 13
I haven't finished my Christmas shopping yet. That wouldn't be a problem if I still did the brick-and-mortar thing, but I've gone completely digital. Thus, I am at the mercy of the combined forces of the United States Postal ... read
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Japan's Super Potato has got all the bomb frostings


Dec 08
Any gamer with an interest in visiting Japan will most undoubtedly be aware of Super Potato, the famous retro game store in Tokyo's Akihabara shopping district. You might have even sen a few videos that tour the joint, but o... read
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[Update: Congratulations CH Josh of Audobon, NJ, you're the guy!  We'll start another contest soon.  What prize would you like to see next?  PS Vita?  Kindle Fire?  New tube socks? Sound off in the co... read feature

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Coupon: Take $10 off three mint-condition RPG classics


Aug 13
Have you tried Shop.Destructoid.com yet?  It's a place where you can sell or buy used and new games at dirt-cheap prices without having to put on pants and fight mini-mall traffic. If you happen to be a classic RPG nut o... read
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Deals and coupon codes from the Destructoid Show


May 17
Missed a deal from the Destructoid Show? Don't worry, we've got 'em all right here. Take your pick! read
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Last call: Mr. Destructoid Bobbleheads on sale


May 06
Update: We have sold out.  What's in stock now?  New T-Shirts, posters, stickers, beanie hats, and thangs   read
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Wondercon 11: Angry Birds crap is everywhere


Apr 02
It's subtle.  First, you'll spot a little red cardinal here under a Narutard's arm.  Then suddenly a wookie will be carrying a pig ... and so is Spiderman ... and that hipster girl over there is wearing a shirt that... read
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If you're picking up a Nintendo 3DS at launch, you're likely suffering anxiety over which game to buy along with it. Let's face it: the 3DS launch line up isn't littered with winners.With more than ten launch titles available... read feature

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Stocking stuffer games under $20 on Amazon today


Nov 19
It's been a big week of deals from Amazon, what with their whole "Prelude to Black Friday" thing going on. Earlier in the week, the retailer did a huge sale of games under twenty dollars that had a lot of fantastic bargains. ... read
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Here is K-Mart's Black Friday ad


Nov 18
Yet another retailer has tossed their hat into the ring, hoping to win the affection of you and your wallet this coming Black Friday. K-Mart's ad is available for viewing. There isn't anything in the ad that would make it a f... read
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The Xbox 360 "Slim" was arguably the biggest news in an otherwise dreary Microsoft press conference. With the sleeker, smaller model comes a little bit of news about the aged, dusty, old Xboxes that nobody cares about anymore... read feature

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Crazy-pretty: Sakura Wars getting hot preorder art books


Jan 06
[As posted on Japanator] Are you planning to buy Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love for the PS2 or Wii this March? Haha! I kid, of course you are planning to buy it. However, decisions must still be made for exactly which version ... read
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Coinciding with the release of Windows 7, Microsoft has opened their very first Microsoft Store in the Scottsdale Fashion Square mall in Scottsdale, Arizona. People camped out overnight in sixty degree temperatures (brrr!) to... read feature

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Eye of Judgment with PlayStation Eye: $30 at Walmart


Apr 29
Look, I'm a blogger for a living. It's a fun life and all, but I can't say that I'm rolling in cash come payday (no offense, boss). So, for the day-to-day needs of my life, I visit the Walmart location nearest my house, as I ... read
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Breaking! Free Destructoid shirts for the ladies while they last


Mar 05
Time to clean house!  Nerdyshirts is closing out the last of our 08' Destructoid skull & crossbones shirts for $5 plus shipping (all men's sizes are sold out, sorry!) but here's how to get it for free: To get the cou... read
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Going into those little hole in the mall GameStop stores leaves much to be desired. Some are so small that you're likely to knock sh*t off the shelves just walking through it. It's also sometimes difficult to find what you're... read feature

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Discountoid: Cyber Monday 2008


Dec 01
Just in case you didn’t max out all your credit cards on Black Friday, online retailers have fabricated a new bastion of American consumerism in recent years: “Cyber Monday.” It’s the Monday after Than... read
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Black Friday at SplitReason - 20% off all Destructoid swag, today only


Nov 28
Buy our crap!  I'm happy to announce that our T-shirt supplier SplitReason is having a 20% off sale today on all Destructoid merch. including our new Kamikaze shirt (pictured) and the RetroforceGO! shirt (now available i... read
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Rumortoid: MGS 4 pre-order bots responsible for Amazon downtime


Jun 06
Today was quite possibly the worst day for Amazon to experience downtime. Planned to be the day that Amazon began accepting pre-orders for the Metal Gear Solid 4 80 GB PS3 bundle, everything fell apart when Amazon experi... read
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Nintendo: Wii has a shelf life of one hour


Apr 28
It was hard to obtain Nintendo's Wii in 2006, but even now it is hard to come across a Nintendo Wii in a retail store. There's still a crazy demand and a shortage of hardware. Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime told Wired.com in an ... read
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Play-Asia announces Year of the Rat sale, free consoles to be won


Feb 13
Play-Asia and my bank account should be connected by a direct wire -- or perhaps an IV tube would be a more accurate choice. I can't begin to tabulate how much of my money they've spirited away, but thanks to their upcoming Y... read
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Japan braces for a Super Smash Bros. Brawl brawl due to shortages


Jan 24
If a delay didn't hurt enough, reports of a shortage of copies of Super Smash Bros. Brawl should have Japanese gamers clutching their chest and their reserve tickets.Our sister site Japanator points to a couple of shortage is... read
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Toys R Us rewards you for buying Mario Galaxy with a $25 Gift Card


Nov 11
As some of you may already know, Toys R Us is tempting customers with the promise of a $25 Gift Card if you purchase Super Mario Galaxy at one of their retail stores. If you're going to get it (and you aren't already standing... read
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PSP $169 price drop. Idea: keep waiting


Apr 02
A variety of sources with more child labor than us are reporting that the PSP will drop to $169 tomorrow, making it still $50 more expensive than the world's most succesful video game console ever. Talk about a tough act ... read
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April Fool's Alert #5: WiiHelm and the WoW tinfoil cap


Apr 01
The WiiHelm by ThinkGeek is a great April Fool's Day joke in so many ways. The item even fooled Dave Rudden, an editor at Games.net, who was ready to put down $25 for the accessory when he was greeted by a "Fooled yo... read






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