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Black Friday retail sales roundup

by Alice O'Connor, Nov 25, 2011 10:30am PST

If you want shiny new video games products in boxes but don't fancy facing the Black Friday crush, luckily you can buy them from the comfort of your computer chair. Sure, those willing to camp out overnight, risking pepper spray and shootings, did have a chance to pick up 'door-busters' if they were lucky, but that hardly sounds fun.

We've rounded up the Black Friday deals at the US's biggest retailers, along with a handful of highlights.

Of course, there are more games on sale than we could possibly list, so do check out the full listings--Amazon and GameStop in particular.

Amazon

By platform: PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS.

Highlights: Kinect sensor + Fruit Ninja Kinect + The Gunstringer + Kinect Adventures for $100. Battlefield 3 for $40 (all platforms). Madden NFL 12 for $40 (Xbox 360, PS3). Gears of War 3 for $40. Batman: Arkham City for $45 (Xbox 360, PS3). Dark Souls for $35 (Xbox 360, PS3). Mortal Kombat for $30 (Xbox 360, PS3). BioShock 2 for $10 (all platforms).

Notes: Amazon is also running hour-long Lightning Deals with big discounts across all platforms throughout the day.

Best Buy

Highlights: Assassin's Creed Revelations on PS3 for $35. BioShock 2 Limited Edition on Xbox 360 for $9.50.

Notes: Most of Best Buy's best deals are sold out.

Fry's Electronics

Highlights: The new Legend of Zelda 3DS bundle for $180. Rage for $30 (PC, Xbox 360, PS3). World of Warcraft + Burning Crusade + strategy guides for $10. Red Dead Redemption: Game of the Year Edition for $40 (Xbox 360, PS3).

GameStop

By platform: PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, DS & 3DS.

Highlights: Battlefield 3 for $40 (PC, Xbox 360, PS3). L.A. Noire for $20 (Xbox 360, PS3). Driver: San Francisco for $20 (Xbox 360, PS3). Rage for $30 (Xbox 360, PS3). Gears of War 3 for $40. Borderlands Game of the Year Edition for $20 (Xbox 360, PS3). PlayStation 3 160GB console + LittleBigPlanet 2: Special Edition + Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One for $200. Xbox 360 4GB console for $150. Sonic Generations for $30 (Xbox 360, PS3).

Notes: The sneaky sneak lists a number of full-price items on its sale pages, so do double-check before you buy.

Kmart

Highlights: Metal Gear Solid HD Collection for $35 (Xbox 360, PlayStation 3).

Newegg

Highlights: Sony PSP 3000 for $99. Gears of War 3 for $40. inFamous 2 for $40. God of War Collection for $15. God of War 3 for $15.

Sony PSP 3000

Target

By platform: PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, DS, 3DS.

Highlights: Battlefield 3 PS3 for $37.00.

Toys "R" Us

Highlights: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow on Xbox 360 for $20

Notes: Buy 1, get 1 for $1 on these games.

Walmart

Highlights: Kinect sensor + Kinect Adventures + Fruit Ninja Kinect + The Gunstringer - $100.

Spotted any other great deals? Share them in the comments below. As ever, our traditional weekend PC digital deals roundup will be coming later today.




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