Sifting through all of the Black Friday ads to separate the great deals from the simply OK can take a lot of time, so we did the work for you. Below, you'll find the best in-store deals we could scrounge up to help you put together your own buying game plan for when Friday, November 29 rolls around.
Console and Portable Deals
Xbox 360 250GB Bundle -- $189.99
Comes with: Tomb Raider, Batman Arkahm City, Halo 4, Darksiders 2
Where: Best Buy
Alternate: Basic Xbox 360 4GB at Wal-mart for $99
PS3 Slim 250GB Bundle -- $199.99
Comes with: The Last of Us and Batman Arkham Origins
Where: Best Buy, Wal-mart, GameStop, and Toys R Us
Alternate: Basic PS3 12GB at Wal-Mart for $149.99
Nintendo 3DS Bundle --$149.99
Comes with: Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon
Where: Toy 'R Us and Best Buy
Alternate: Nintendo 2DS at Wal-Mart for $99
Wii U Deluxe Bundle -- $319.97
Comes with: Super Mario U, New Super Luigi U, Nintendo Land, and Mario or Luigi Wii Remote Plus
Where: Best Buy
UK Special -- Wii U Premium Mario Mega Bundle
Not to leave out anyone living in the UK, Nintendo is offering a special Wii U bundle through the Nintendo UK Online Store.
Comes with: Super Mario 3D World, New Super Mario Bros. U, New Super Luigi U, Mario Hat, Mario Wii Remote Plus, free delivery.
PlayStation Plus 1 year subscription
Xbox Live Gold 3 month member ship
Individual Game Deals
Wal-mart will have a number of games on sale from 6pm - 7pm If any of these items sell out in the first hour, Wal-mart will offer a Guarantee Card for the item, ensuring that the product will be shipped to your store for you before Christmas.
Call of Duty: Ghosts -- $39.96
Grand Theft Auto V -- $34
Batman: Arkham Origins -- $34
NBA 2K14 -- $34
The following sales are in place while supplies last:
Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag -- $29.99 (Best Buy)
Battlefield 4 -- 29.99 (GameStop)
Beyond: Two Souls -- $25 (Wal-mart)
Disney Infinity Starter pack -- $37.49 (Toys 'R Us)
FIFA 14 -- $25 (Wal-mart)
Last of Us -- $25 (Wal-mart)
Skylanders SWAP Force Starter Pack -- $37.49 (Toys 'R Us)
We'll also update this page with additional deals as we get closer to Black Friday on November 29, but you should keep a close eye on both Amazon and Steam. Amazon has a wide-range of deals starting now and going through the holidays, and Steam will have some good discounts around Black Friday (though the discounts don't tend to dive quite as deep as the summer and winter sales).
Credit to BFAds.net for unreleased deal information.
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