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Black Friday / Brown Thursday Video Game Deals 2012 - Best Of Guide in 2nd Post


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#541 Krate

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 09:59 PM

I'd LOVE to get TTT2 for $25, but I'm not crazy enough to go to Walmart on Black Friday. Are there any stores that price match Black Friday deals?

i been waiting all year to get a wiimote. Is anyone going to have a sale on them?


Yeah, that's what I was looking for, too. Nintendo probably doesn't want any store to have Wiimotes on sale since the Wii U doesn't come with any.

#542 karkyco

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:00 PM

WTF, Best Buy's new pricematching policy basically allows them to deny ANY pricematch at their discretion. I doubt the highlighted section applies only to online PMs.

No pricematching from Sunday before Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday - does that include all physical store ad PMs or just online PMs?

Per the Business Times article Cheapy linked/original WSJ article:

Later on, the WSJ noted that there were some catches to the price-matching guarantee, including: Prices from the Sunday before Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday (often, the most aggressive period for discounting) would not be matched; only the prices of 20 specified online retailers (including Amazon, but not small or obscure sellers) would be matched; and Best Buy staffers have the leeway to decide against matching prices if the store decides that’s in its best interest.

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:01 PM

WTF, Best Buy's new pricematching policy basically allows them to deny ANY pricematch at their discretion. I doubt the highlighted section applies only to online PMs.

No pricematching from Sunday before Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday - does that include all physical store ad PMs or just online PMs?

Per the Business Times article Cheapy linked/original WSJ article:

Later on, the WSJ noted that there were some catches to the price-matching guarantee, including: Prices from the Sunday before Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday (often, the most aggressive period for discounting) would not be matched; only the prices of 20 specified online retailers (including Amazon, but not small or obscure sellers) would be matched; and Best Buy staffers have the leeway to decide against matching prices if the store decides that’s in its best interest.


That's always been Best Buy policy. In fact, I think every store that has a price match policy has the same exclusion.

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:02 PM

Some states (such as Oklahoma) show increased prices in their ads. Please check pages 6-7 in this ad for pricing relevant to your state.


Oh boy, guess what state I live in. Good bye $25 XCOM. :(

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:08 PM

I've been looking for some vita games and memOry cards. Any deals on these yet?

#546 foster_work

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:11 PM

I know there has been a lot of discussion about BB not PMing deals between T-Giving and Cyber Monday.

If someone purchased AC:3 (for example) the week it came out couldn't they just buy another copy on Black Friday and then return that unopened copy with the original full price receipt?

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:16 PM

Yes foster, that's the way to do it

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:17 PM

I know there has been a lot of discussion about BB not PMing deals between T-Giving and Cyber Monday.

If someone purchased AC:3 (for example) the week it came out couldn't they just buy another copy on Black Friday and then return that unopened copy with the original full price receipt?


Yes. But then they lose the 1000 RZ points for preordering it.

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:24 PM

I've been looking for some vita games and memOry cards. Any deals on these yet?


i dont think i seen a SINGLE VITA GAME ON SALE anywhere


about the only place you will see them in on AMAZON
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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:31 PM

hmmm still no good deals out for a basic 4gb Xbox slim without all the bundled games or kinect crap. 4gb should be $99 this season...c'mon!

#551 kevinthechemist

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:39 PM

:360: NHL 13 nowhere to be seen..... :(
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#552 Anexanhume

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:48 PM

i dont think i seen a SINGLE VITA GAME ON SALE anywhere


about the only place you will see them in on AMAZON


Pay attention to gamefly. No discs to chip and free shipping. I've already got resistance for $10.

#553 UnseenGamer7

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:50 PM

i dont think i seen a SINGLE VITA GAME ON SALE anywhere


about the only place you will see them in on AMAZON


Yeh it's strange. Sony said they were working with retailers for deals on Vita and I guess I just assumed they were going to also discount games and their very overpriced memory.

#554 ericthecro

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:53 PM

How are we supposed to figure all the extra games for the Wal Mart sale?

#555 KingofOldSchool

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:58 PM

:360: NHL 13 nowhere to be seen..... :(


Stores have locked out sales for the game. :lol:
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Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:00 PM

How are we supposed to figure all the extra games for the Wal Mart sale?


By showing up at Walmart at 8pm on Thanksgiving?
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Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:02 PM

damn still no sale on resident evil 6

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:04 PM

$39/$18/$11 instead of $25/$15/$10, respectively.


Thanks but wow that sucks.

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:27 PM

By showing up at Walmart at 8pm on Thanksgiving?


Unfortunately, I think that's the only way. I went last year and picked up a bunch of $10 games for the kids that weren't listed before hand

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:29 PM

LOL at Walmart flexing on everyone. How do you compete with those!?

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:54 PM

What time does Wal-mart start their gaming sale for black friday? I might have to camp out there now >_<

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:55 PM

Anyone seen anything for a 3ds XL console deal? Looks like some decent stuff for the normal console but no major bundles for the XL to this point from what I have seen.

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:55 PM

Forza horizon for 15 at Walmart!? I'm In

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 12:01 AM

No way, no way forza horizon is $15? you sure this isnt a $25 game?

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 12:02 AM

Holy shit the price on Forza Horzion is sweet! :D Might get 2K13 too.

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 12:03 AM

Ugh Walmart opens at 8pm? I'd love Forza Horizon at that price but I don't think I'm willing to rush Thanksgiving dinner / spending time with family to go there. Maybe I'll stop by later and there will be a small chance they'll still have them.

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 12:07 AM

So many deals at Walmart. They really went all out this year. Might get in on a couple of them before I go to Disneyland on friday.
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Posted 09 November 2012 - 12:15 AM

Ugh Walmart opens at 8pm? I'd love Forza Horizon at that price but I don't think I'm willing to rush Thanksgiving dinner / spending time with family to go there. Maybe I'll stop by later and there will be a small chance they'll still have them.


Pffffttt you can see family just about anytime you want, you only get to see $15 Forza once a year. ;)
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Posted 09 November 2012 - 12:16 AM

target ad coming within the hour per reports from bfads

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 12:23 AM

holy crap @ walmart sales.