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Amazon offers discounts on Metroid, Majin and AC: Brotherhood

"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 ...

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Steam dishing daily deals over Thanksgiving weekend

You know, not all Black Friday shopping bonanzas require you to put yourself in danger of getting thrown under the feet of thrift-hungry mobs -- some, like the Steam "Give & Get" sale, let you access discounts from the comfort of your safe house. The digital distributor is offering a new batch ...

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GameStop lists locations opening at midnight on Black Friday

Look, if you're planning on camping out at a nearby GameStop to be the first in the door for all the savory deals therein, then you're already a certifiable madman. There's nothing you can do about that -- however, you can become a well-prepared certifiable madman if you take a few moments to check...

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Xbox Live 'Thanksgiving Week' sale detailed

Apparently, Thanksgiving is a full week now. You might be thinking that makes sense -- the olden-times harvest festival on which the holiday is based must have been, like, days of celebration, right? No, no, that's not it at all. Thanksgiving Week is the period beginning on the Tuesday before Tu...

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PopCap offering 50% off all its PC and Mac games

Looking to gorge on more than pumpkin pie and turkey this Thanksgiving at your your Aunt Mimi's? PopCap is offering 50 percent off its entire library of PC and Mac games through November 29 -- everything. Gobble gobble!...

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Xbox Live joins Black Friday spendathon with week of sales, starting tomorrow

If you can get past the ill-advised headline in Microsoft's announcement of a handful of Black Friday-timed sales -- "Xbox 360 Rings In The Holidays with Can't-Miss Black Friday Deals for Halo: Reach, Fable III and Xbox Live Marketplace" -- you'll find some hot deals on Xbox Live games, movies and D...

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PSN Fall Sale kicks off tomorrow; DeathSpank, Peace Walker and more half price

If you've still got a few bills or coins tucked betwixt the cushions of your couch that have managed to go unspent in this deal-heavy season, you might want to hold them tight until tomorrow, when Sony kicks off the PSN Fall Sale. The week-long promotion will cut the prices of select downloadable P...

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Brace your wallets: GameStop's Black Friday catalog released

Okay, gang. We've seen what the other, non-video game-oriented retailers will have to offer next week during the holiday shopocalypse known as Black Friday -- now let's see what the big dog has to show. GameStop's catalog of doorbusters and all-day deals recently arrived online, detailing the post-...

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The big, bad Black Friday game deals post

Update: Follow our coverage of Cyber Monday deals from across the web. Here it is. Home base. This is the page from which you plot your Black Friday assault on retail. Or ... Is it the other way around? Meet the "Big Six" --...

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PoP: Forgotten Sands for $10 and more in Amazon's 'Stocking Stuffer' sale

If the nightmare-inducing image atop our website hasn't clued you in sufficiently, Black Friday is almost upon us, just days away from capturing us in its deal-filled maw. Amazon has spent the whole pre-Thanksgiving week offering themed sales, and today it's "Stocking Stuffers," which translates to ...

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