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I managed to escape Steam's Black Friday sale with my wallet intact. I did buy a few titles, but I spent less than 15 bucks in the process, which is quite a reversal from 2013 and 2012 when I gorged on games that I still haven't played yet! I didn't spend a dime on MMOs, though, mainly because I...

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Happy Black Friday, everyone! We've been keeping an eye on MMO-related sales and promotional events just for you. Here are a few of the bigguns that might be worth taking advantage of today and through the weekend: Guild Wars 2's digital versions are 50% off through the official website until De...

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We reported yesterday about the end being nigh upon us. Well, the end of Blizzard's Black Friday sale, that is. But in late-breaking new from Blizzard Customer Support's Twitter, and the sale blog itself, the sale has been extended! UPDATE: Our Black Friday deals have been extended until 2...

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Earlier this month, we reported a rumor regarding GameStop's Black Friday deals, via a leaked Black Friday ad. As with all rumored information, this was not set in stone -- and now we've got the real deal: GameStop will not be selling 60 day game cards for $5 on Black Friday. We've verified this i...

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Black Friday (November 29th), the traditional beginning of the holiday shopping season, is always packed with sales to lure us away from our computers and into shopping centers. This year's deals at GameStop are particularly tempting for WoW-players -- or those that want to become WoW players. On o...

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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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ArenaNet has decided to honor Black Friday with a full weekend of Guild Wars 2 in-game sales. It's a Thanksgiving miracle! We know you've been asking yourself if ArenaNet will take your money. The answer is yes -- the answer is always yes. But on this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, ArenaNet will...

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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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Massively Speaking Episode 176 is on its third new microphone in as many weeks, but we're rolling with the punches and rounding up the biggest MMO news stories from this past week even so. Whether it be a lengthy chat with Massively's own Larry about his thoughts on the Star Wars: The Old Republi...

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So apparently there's this thing called Black Friday. This is news to me because shopping isn't really my thing, see, especially if it involves looking for parking spaces, Christmas music, or entering a retail establishment of any sort (regardless of season). OK, I do occasionally make allowances...

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Why fight shoppers on Black Friday when you can throw food at people for fun and profit? You know you want to stuff your faces at It came from the Blog's Pilgrim's Bounty celebration, instead of standing in line and fighting for the last thingamabob. When: Friday, Nov. 25 at 1 p.m. EST (10 a...

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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...

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You're no doubt familiar with the upcoming mall stampede known as Black Friday. If you haven't heard of Cyber Monday, we'll forgive you just this once (and no, it's not that kind of Cyber Monday, Mr. Perv). Cyber Monday is basically the online equivalent of Black Friday, and NCsoft is teaming up ...

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Some things in life are so regular as to be dependable: the eruption of Old Faithful at Yellowstone, the frenzy of Black Friday shopping, and a Mythic developer Q&A Ventrilo session when a new patch goes up on the test server. Following a similar Q&A session from a week ago, Mythic devs ret...

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So, it's Tired Saturday -- the day when you spent the previous night with your friends, out enjoying the beginning of the long weekend after stuffing your face on Thanksgiving. Of course, you might have been doing something else that was very important yesterday -- shopping. Whether it was online ...

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