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Black Friday 2012 video game deals — updated regularly

Black Friday is the day in which we work off the gluttony of Thanksgiving by overindulging on consumer electronics.

If you’re struggling for something to be thankful for, I have an item for you right here. Be thankful that I’m putting together this list of gaming Black Friday deals to help you better survive the darkest of days at retail. Oh, and to anyone working retail on Nov. 23: Godspeed.

We’ll try to describe each deal thoroughly, but if you have any questions or extra details, let us know in the comments.

If we list a game, assume it is on sale across all of its available platforms (except for Wii U) unless otherwise noted.

Enough rambling, –to the deals and details:

When does each store open

  • Amazon: The website is having deals now and all throughout Thursday and Friday. If you see a deal on this page you want to find on Amazon, click here for a calendar of when the promotion will run.
  • GameStop: (Still hasn’t released its official Black Friday ad with store hours.)
  • Walmart: Opens at 8 p.m. Thursday.
  • Kmart: Opens at 8 p.m. Thursday
  • Toys ‘R’ Us: Opens at 8 p.m. Thursday.
  • Sears: Opens at 8 p.m. Thursday.
  • Target: Opens at 9 p.m. Thursday.
  • Shopko: Opens at 9 p.m. Thursday.
  • Best Buy: Opens at midnight Friday.
  • Radio Shack: Opens at 6 a.m.Friday.
  • Sam’s Club: Opens at 7 a.m. Friday.

Xbox 360 hardware and bundles

  • 250GB bundle with Black Ops II, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and Forza 4: $249.99 at GameStop
  • 250GB bundle with Forza 4 and Skyrim: $199.99 at Best Buy
  • 250GB console: $199.99 at Shopko
  • 4GB bundle with Skylanders Starter Pack Bundle: $149.99 at Walmart
  • 4GB bundle with Kinect: $199.99 at Kmart
  • 4GB console with headset and $30 in coupons: $169.99 at Radio Shack
  • 4GB bundle with Kinect, Kinect Adventures, Disneyland Adventures: $199.99 on Amazon
  • 4GB bundle with Kinect, Kinect Adventures, Disneyland Adventures: $199.99 at Sam’s Club
  • 4GB bundle with Kinect, Kinect Adventures, Disneyland Adventures: $199.99 at Microsoft Store -
  • 4GB bundle with Kinect, Kinect Adventures, Disneyland Adventures: $199.99 at Target
  • 4GB bundle with Kinect and 50 percent off ACIII or Epic Mickey 2: $219.99 starting
  • 4GB bundle with Kinect and a free Air Flo controller and three months of Xbox Live Gold: $249.99 at Toys ‘R’ Us

PlayStation 3 hardware and bundles

  • 250GB bundle with Uncharted Dual Pack and Infamous Collection: $199.99 at Amazon
  • 250GB bundle with Uncharted Dual Pack and Infamous Collection: $199.98 at GameStop
  • 250GB bundle with Uncharted Dual Pack and Infamous Collection: $199.99 at Best Buy
  • 250GB bundle with Uncharted Dual Pack and Infamous Collection: $199.99 at Walmart
  • 250GB bundle with Uncharted Dual Pack and Infamous Collection and $40 in coupons: $219.99 at Radio Shack
  • 250GB bundle with Uncharted Dual Pack and Infamous Collection and a controller: $249.99 at Sam’s Club
  • 250GB bundle with Uncharted Dual Pack and Infamous Collection: $199.99 at Shopko
  • 250GB bundle with Uncharted Dual Pack and Infamous Collection: $199.99 at Target
  • 250GB bundle with Uncharted Dual Pack and Infamous Collection and a free AirFlo controller: $199.99 at Toys ‘R’ Us

Nintendo 3DS and DS hardware and bundles

  • Red 3DS with Super Mario 3D Land pre-installed – $149.99 at Best Buy
  • Red 3DS with Mario 3D Land pre-installed and $30 gaming coupon – $169.99 at Kmart
  • Red 3DS with Mario 3D Land pre-installed and $20 for Sears members – $169.99 at Sears
  • Red 3DS with Mario 3D Land pre-installed – $199.99 at Target
  • DSi XL – $99.96 at Walmart

PlayStation Vita hardware and bundles

Games

Assassin’s Creed III

  • Microsoft Store – $24.99
  • Best Buy – $34.99
  • Walmart – $38.96
  • Target – $59.99 with a $20 gift card
  • GameStop – $49.99

Dishonored

  • Walmart – $25
  • Amazon – $25
  • Kmart – $59.99
  • GameStop – $29.99
  • Toys R Us – Part of buy 1, get 1 free promotion
  • GameFly – $29.99 (PC)

Battlefield 3 Premium

  • Walmart – $25
  • Best Buy – $29.99
  • GameStop – $29.99
  • GameFly – $29.99 (PC)

FIFA Soccer 13

  • GameFly – $19.99 (PC)
  • Walmart – $25
  • Amazon – $25
  • Best Buy – $34.99
  • Kmart – $34.99
  • GameStop – $39.99

Borderlands 2

  • Walmart – $25
  • Best Buy – $34.99
  • Target – $34.99
  • GameStop – $39.99
  • GameFly – $44.99 (PC)

Forza Horizon

  • Walmart – $15
  • Microsoft Store – $14.99
  • Best Buy – $34.99
  • Kmart – $34.99
  • Target – $59.99 with $20 gift card
  • GameStop – $39.99

Diablo III

  • GameStop – $29.99
  • Best Buy – $34.99

Halo 4

  • Target – $59.99 with $20 gift card

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

  • Walmart – $25
  • Amazon – $25
  • GameStop – $29.99
  • GameFly – $29.99 (PC)

Madden NFL 13

  • Walmart – $25
  • Amazon – $25
  • Best Buy – $34.99
  • Kmart – $34.99
  • Target – $34.99
  • GameStop – $39.99
  • Toys R Us – Part of the buy 1, get 1 free promotion

XCOM: Enemy Unknown

  • Walmart – $25
  • GameFly – $44.99 (PC)

Need For Speed: Most Wanted

  • Walmart – $25
  • GameStop – $29.99
  • Best Buy – $29.99
  • Target – $34.99
  • Kmart – $34.99
  • Toys R Us – Parrt of the buy 1, get 1 free promotion

Xbox Live deals

Games on Demand

  • Dead Island – $19.99
  • Gunstringer – $19.99
  • Left 4 Dead 2 – $19.99
  • Portal 2 – $19.99

Xbox Live Arcade

  • Daytona USA – 400 Points
  • Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light – 600 Points
  • Magic: The Gathering 2013 – 400 Points
  • Rock Band Blitz – 600 Points
  • Sega Vintage Collection: Alex Kidd & Co. – 400 Points
  • Sega Vintage Collection: Golden Axe Collection – 400 Points
  • Sega Vintage Collection: Monster World Collection – 400 Points
  • South Park: Tenorman’s Revenge – 400 Points
  • Space Channel 5: Part 2 – 400 Points
  • Spelunky – 600 Points
  • Warp – 400 Points

Half-price DLC

  • Darksiders II Argul’s Tomb – 280 Points
  • Darksiders II Death Rides Pack – 280 Points
  • Dead Island Bloodbath Arena MP Mode – 400 Points
  • Dead Island Ryder White – 400 Points
  • Forza 4 August Playseat Car Pack – 280 Points
  • Forza 4 July Car Pack – 280 Points
  • Forza 4 September Car Pennzoil Car Pack – 280 Points
  • Forza 4 Porsche Pack – 800 Points
  • Gunstringer El Diablo’s ‘Merican Adventure – 120 Points
  • Gunstringer Real Big Shootin’ – 120 Points
  • Left 4 Dead 2: The Passing – 280 Points
  • Left 4 Dead 2: The Sacrifice – 280 Points
  • Magic 2013 Expansion – 200 Points
  • Sleeping Dogs – The High Roller Pack – 120 Points
  • Sleeping Dogs – The Red Envelope Pack – 120 Points
  • Sleeping Dogs – Top Dog Gold Pack – 120 Points

Half-price Avatar gear

  • Bat Swarm Prop – 120 Points
  • Demon Ninja male-only – 120 Points
  • Dual Toy SMG’s – 160 Points
  • Energy Katanas – 160 Points
  • Frost Dragon – 120 Points
  • Future Soldier male-only – 160 Points
  • Ninja Training – 120 Points
  • Titan Hammer – 120 Points
  • Toy Sniper Rifle – 120 Points
  • Underworld Boss Outfit Red male-only – 120 Points
  • Vampire Wings – 120 Points
  • Werebear Warlord male-only – 160 Points
  • Werewolf Transformation – 120 Points

We’ll have more deals as they’re discovered.


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