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Posted on November 16, 2010 by Roy




With only a week away till Black Friday, three more store adverts have �leaked� out early. Don’t matter though as every bit helps in planning out the day. Let’s kick things off with Wal-Mart’s deals, starting with the consoles:

Consoles Bundles

  • Red New Super Mario Bros Wii Bundle ($249) � includes two remotes and nunchucks, Wii Sports and New Super Mario Bros. Wii
  • 160GB PS3 ($299) � includes Uncharted 2: Among Thieves and Medal of Honor: Limited Edition
  • 4GB Xbox 360 ($299) � includes Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Mass Effect 2
  • Nintendo DS Lite ($89)

Games for $29

  • Madden NFL 2011 (Wii, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • NBA 2K11 (360)
  • Medal of Honor (PS3, 360)
  • Red Dead Redemption (PS3, 360)
  • MLB 2K10 (Wii)
  • NBA Jam (Wii)
  • Toy Story 3 (Wii)
  • Transformers: Cybertron Adventures (Wii)
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (360)
  • WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2011 (PS3)

Games for $10 (only includes those mentioned in the ad, over 80 available in-store)

  • Phineas and Ferb (DS)
  • Zhu Zhu Pets (DS)
  • inFamous (PS3)
  • God of War Collection (PS3)
  • Killzone 2 (PS3)
  • Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (PS3)
  • Ratchet & Clank: Tools of Destruction (PS3)
  • Transformers: The Game (Xbox 360)
  • Tetris Evolution (Xbox 360)
  • Star Wars: Force Unleashed (Xbox 360)
  • Prototype (Xbox 360)
  • Ghost Recon 2 (Xbox 360)
  • Little League World Series (Wii)
  • Red Steel 2 (Wii)
  • Spongebob Squareparents featuring Nicktoons: Globs of Doom (Wii)
  • Up (Wii)
  • Wheel of Fortune (Wii)

Games for $7 (only includes those mentioned in the ad, over 60 available in-store)

  • Tomb Raider: Underworld (Xbox 360)
  • Balloon Pop (Wii)
  • Sing It (PS2)
  • OMG (DS)
  • Monster Trux Offroad (Wii)
  • Imagine Ballet Star (DS)
  • Chicken Blaster (DS)
  • Planet 51 (DS)
  • Brunswick Pro Bowling (PS2)
  • Bakugan (PS2)
  • Pinball Hall of Fame (PS2)
  • Guitar Hero II (PS2)
  • Saint (Wii)
  • ATV Quad Kings (Wii)
  • Chicken Blaster (Wii)
  • Other game sales
  • Halo: Reach (Xbox 360) � $35
  • Band Hero bundle (Xbox 360, Wii and PS3) � $75

Next are K-Mart’s deals for Black Friday. Hopefully this will help someone else because there are no K-Marts in San Antonio anymore, but hey a sale is a sale and here they are:

Consoles

  • DSi orange and green with Mario Party: $149.99
  • PSPgo: $149.99
  • PSP-3000 with Karate Kid UMD and LittleBigPlanet and 1gb memory stick: $129.99

Games all consoles unless stated, no PC versions

$39.99

  • Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
  • Madden NFL 11
  • NHL 11
  • The Sims 3 (PS3 and 360)
  • MMA
  • Halo: Reach
  • Fable III
  • NHL Slapshot
  • Goldeneye 007

$34.99

  • Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit
  • Fallout: New Vegas
  • Medal of Honor
  • Dragon Age: Origins Ultimate Edition (includes Awakening)
  • Mafia II

Other game mark downs

  • Tony Hawk Shred: $69.99
  • Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock guitar bundle: $69.99
  • NBA Jam Wii: $29.99
  • The Sims 3 (Wii): $29.99
  • Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions: $29.99
  • Cabela’s Big Game Hunter Wii with gun : $19.99
  • The Beatles: Rock Band (game only): $14.99
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum: $14.99
  • Call of Duty: World at War: $14.99
  • Mass Effect 2: $9.99

And finally Toys R Us which instead of slashing down the prices of their games in stock, they go with a buy one get one for $5 and that includes new releases:

Buy one, get one for $5 (all applicable consoles)

  • Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit
  • Fable III
  • Halo: Reach
  • Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions
  • Madden NFL 11
  • Cabela’s Dangerous Hunts 2011 (with the gun!)
  • Medal of Honor
  • The Sims 3

Other stuff

  • Xbox 360 black wireless controller: $29.99
  • DualShock 3 blue controller: $32.99
  • Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock Guitar Bundle for Wii: $59.99
  • Scribblenauts : $14.99
  • inFamous: $14.99
  • $50 gift card with purchase of either 4gb or 250gb Xbox 360 SKUs
  • Wii Remote and Nunchuck for $29.99

Looks like all major retail stores are really trying to get the attention of gamers and non-gamers alike this year with all the sales going on. While Best Buy deals look like the best in terms of software, Wal-Mart shows why they are known for rolling back prices even during Black Friday with their range of titles on sale. K-Mart (although nonexistent in San Antonio) is no slouch either when marking down prices. The weakest of the bunch looks to be Toys R Us, since they deal mainly with toys, but with buying one game and getting the second one for $5 isn’t bad either. Like with the last two Black Friday posts, here’s some advice: call ahead to see if the item you want is in stock, bring at least $100 to $200 more than what you plan to spend, and of course get in line early to get first pick.

Black Friday: WalMart, Toys ‘R’ Us and K-Mart deals in full

- Mike V.

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