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November NPD: Black Ops 2 reigns in Black Friday month, Halo 4 follows

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,...

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525K PlayStation 3 consoles, 160K Vitas sold last week

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...

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Xbox 360 sells 750,000 in the US over Black Friday

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...

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Amazon Cyber Monday deals include Vita, Halo 4, the word 'Cyber' [update: PC download deals]

Here's something to think about while you browse Amazon's list of Cyber Monday lightning deals, which include Soulcalibur V and a coordinating arcade stick, a 3G/Wifi Vita, Dance Central 3, the return of the Halo 4 with $20 gift card offer, and Adventure Time: Hey Ice King, etc. Are the savings...

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Vita discounts hit PSN next week

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...

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Amazon selling $180 Vita bundles with Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation, PS All-Stars

There's no telling how many minutes or seconds remain on this deal, as we're sure it's flying off of shelves, so you'll have to make your mind up about this Vita deal post haste. Amazon is selling the Crystal White Assassin's Creed 3 Liberation bundle – with extras including a copy of...

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Origin Black Friday sales include cheap Medal of Honor, Need for Speed, Command & Conquer

As a retailer, EA's Origin service is also obligated to participate in Black Friday craziness. If you have any money left, you could spend it on a selection of cheap EA games. For example, Battlefield 3 is $12 to download on PC or $20 physically (on PC, Xbox, or 360). Need for Speed Most Wanted is...

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Xbox Live's Black Friday-only sale chops 50 percent off selected content

In addition to its plethora of discounts across the holidays, Xbox Live has several selected downloadables going at 50 percent off today. You know, since it's Black Friday and all. The one-day-only batch includes Airtight Games' puzzle-platformer Quantum Conundrum (600 MSP) and Trendy's co-op tower...

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Amazon Lightning Deals thunder through Thanksgiving Day

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,...

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Forza Horizon crashes to $14.99 on Microsoft Store [update: other offers too!]

Time to be thankful for the Microsoft Store, which is now offering Forza Horizon for a measly $14.99. Playground Games and Turn 10 Studios' racer released just under a month ago, so 75 percent off its regular price is brimming with Black Friday goodness. Jordan got revved up for Forza Horizon in...

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