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November was yet another month in which the physical retail video game industry brought in less cash than it did in 2011. Specifically, total sales for the month were down 11 percent: $2.55 billion this year, as compared with $2.87 billion during the same period last year. It's worth noting, howeve...

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Proving that people will buy more things when they're cheaper, Sony boasted about Black Friday sales boosts for both the PS3 and Vita. Last week, including Black Friday, Sony sold over 525,000 PlayStation 3 units and 160,000 Vitas in the US, the publisher reported today. For Black Friday, Sony offe...

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Sales of the Xbox 360 during the Black Friday sales period (November 18 - 23) exceeded Microsoft's internal forecasts, coming in at 750,000 units. Even at a discounted price, that's not a bad haul for Microsoft. Sales of three-month Xbox Live Gold subscriptions increased more than 50 percent from 2...

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The PlayStation Store is being swamped with Vita discounts next week, as revealed on this week's PlayStation Blogcast. A total of ten handheld games see their prices tumble as of November 27's PSN update. First up, Hot Shot Golf: World Invitational, Little Deviants, MLB 12: The Show, ModNation Race...

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If our gift ideas for MMO gamers wasn't enough to get you started with your holiday shopping, then how about a full-fledged roundup of the many, many great deals floating around on Black Friday? That's right: Without putting on your pants, you'll be able to get in on some incredible promotions fo...

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Remember when we said Amazon would have a bunch of awesome lightning deals on Black Friday? Turns out that starts now, making this an action-packed Turkey Day in the states. Some highlights throughout the day include Sims 3 Plus Supernatural at 9:10 a.m. PST, Darksiders 2 at 1:10 p.m. PST, Borderla...

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Sega's Thanksgiving Day sale features games discounted across XBLM, PSN, Android and iOS devices, with an extra-special discount on some titles for PS Plus members. It's kind of like getting the plate with extra gravy. PSN highlights include Jet Set Radio ($7 standard, $4.90 PS Plus), a bundle of S...

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GOG.com's "Pick 5 & Pay $10" sale is a Black Friday deal which breaks the conventions of linear time theory and is available right now. Pick from games such as Torchlight, Trine or Alan Wake's American Nightmare for $2 apiece. Some of the games are both PC and Mac compatible, like Darwinia, Def...

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Blizzard's Black Friday offer is sweet and simple: StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty and Diablo 3 are each $20 off, now through Monday, November 26. StarCraft 2 is $20, while Diablo 3 turns out to be $40. These deals are blowing directly through the Blizzard Store. Other Blizzard wares, specifically in...

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Blizzard has posted a brief blog about some superb savings available to the would-be WoW purchaser on Black Friday. For those of us who aren't familiar with the US holiday season, that's this coming Friday, the one after Thanksgiving. Blizzard In celebration of Black Frid...

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