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T.G.I.M., right? Right! If you aren't totally spent from the long weekend, why not treat your case of the Mondays with some more impulse buying? Amazon's lined up a storm of "lightning" deals for this Cyber Monday, with a new round rolling in in twenty minutes. While you might have missed your sho...

November 29th 2010 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Nintendo revealed this morning that US consumers gobbled up 1.5 million pieces of the company's hardware over the Black Friday week of November 21 - 27. According to internal estimates, 900,000 DS units (over the entire DS "family") and 600,000 Wiis were sold. Nintendo released several bundles ove...

November 29th 2010 at 9:50am 0 Comments
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If you didn't manage to snag a PSP "3-Game Digital Pack" at your local retailer yesterday, Amazon's offer of a $150 PSP Go -- lasting until "Cyber Monday" -- should help mend your broken heart. If Sony's digital-only handheld doesn't get you going, perhaps the site's other Cyber Monday deals will?...

November 27th 2010 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Steam's "Give and Get" sale continues today, with yesterday's tempting one-day discounts giving way to an even better batch. You'll be able to buy the gorgeous Machinarium or Runic's dungeon jaunt, Torchlight, for $5 each. And if you're smart, you'll consider spending that same amount on the "Indie...

November 26th 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Taking to the US PlayStation blog, Sony director of hardware marketing John Koller revealed the PSP Go "3-Game Digital Pack" -- a $150 PSP Go bundle that includes three full (downloadable) games being sold at "retailers nationwide." In addition to a $50 savings from the recently lowered PSP Go aski...

November 26th 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The hottest of hot dealz on the Xbox Live Marketplace (so hot we used a "z") are available now. Navigate to Microsoft's Black Friday deals page to see the full list for yourself, but we'll list the amazing highlights that kicked in today for you right now: 'Splosion Man for 160 Microsoft Points...

November 26th 2010 at 11:07am 0 Comments
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We know the pre-Thanksgiving/Thanksgiving/Black Friday/Cyber Monday season is hard on wallets already thanks to a preponderance of unmissable deals, so we can only offer the following sincere words before dropping yet another set of deep discounts on you: HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. It's true: we've become dr...

November 25th 2010 at 8:15pm 0 Comments
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"No, Joystiq, I don't need any more games," you whisper to yourself. "I've got this huge 2010 backlog already -- heck, I haven't even played Bayonetta yet, and that came out in January." Your plight is shared by many gamers, but there's little point in protesting. You're going to pick up one of th...

November 25th 2010 at 2:03pm 0 Comments
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Can you feel the love? The food comas? The day of sitting around napping while the kids sneak into the kitchen for another piece of pie? As you can see from the holiday e-card we've gotten, the gorging has already started in certain MMOs. However, for the rest of us who aren't virtual-demented-clow...

November 24th 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments