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UPDATE: £300 four game Xbox One console bundle in GAME’s Black Friday sale

An Xbox One with four games will apparently feature as part of GAME’s Black Friday sale kicking off tonight. A HotUKDeals user claims to have seen a TV ad for a 299.99 bundle including a console, controller and copies of Forza Motorsport 5, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, Assassin’s Creed: Unity …

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GAME announces midnight openings for Black Friday

Leading UK retailer GAME is taking the unusual step of opening over 300 of its stores at midnight on the night of Thursday November 27th for Black Friday. All stores will be opening early on the day itself, as well, with some even opening their doors as early as 5:00am. …

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Report: Xbox tops hardware sales at Walmart, Target on Black Friday

Xbox One and Xbox 360 were reportedly the top selling consoles at Target and Walmart during Black Friday, accounting for 61 per cent of hardware sales between the two retailers. The figure comes from an InfoScout report spotted by Polygon, which notes that hard sales figures weren’t provided by the …

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Game4u’s Black Friday weekend sale is upon us

Game4u has kicked off its Black Friday sale on digital PC games, which will run from today (29th November) to 2nd December. On sale on the first day are nine digital download games from PC and Mac, including Dishonored, Company of Heroes 2, and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary …

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UK games retailers gear up for Black Friday

GAME and Green Man Gaming are joining Amazon in a bid to make Black Friday a UK event. Black Friday is a US sales holiday to coincide with Thanksgiving. Amazon has run Black Friday sales over the last few years, and this year’s event – which lasts all week and …

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Analyst believes Xbox 360 was the big Black Friday winner in the US

Analyst Doug Creutz believes Xbox 360 was the star performer in the US video games market in November. He reckons Microsoft’s machine shifted 1.35m units throughout the month, which of course included America’s crucial Black Friday shopping holiday. While strong, that would mean sales were down 20 per cent year-on-year. …

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Sony: 525,000 PS3 consoles, 160,000 Vitas sold over Black Friday week

Following Nintendo and Microsoft’s lead, Sony has revealed Black Friday US sales data for its hardware. The PS3 sold over 525,000 units during the week of November 18th-24th, with the PS Vita moving 160,000 devices in the same period. The sales numbers for Sony’s systems were of course bolstered by …

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Xbox 360 moves 750,000 units in US during Black Friday week

Microsoft has revealed Xbox 360 US sales data for the week of Black Friday, announcing the results of the sales period have exceeded the firm’s internal forecasts. 360 moved over 750,000 consoles in the US last week, bolstered greatly by discounts at a variety of retail and online outlets during …

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Gamestop readies 3,000 US stores for Black Friday midnight kickoff

Gamestop is coordinating a midnight opening for over 3,000 US locations this Friday. The video game retail giant announced a 12:01 a.m. kickoff for the selected stores, with other locations set to open doors at 5:00 a.m. Stores will be offering deals throughout the extended weekend, including on Xbox 360 …

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Strikes threaten to wreck Walmart’s Black Friday

The threat of worker unrest could cause havoc for Walmart’s Black Friday push next week. Quasi-union OUR Walmart is planning a number of strikes and protests aimed at disrupting the company’s operations during America’s busiest shopping weekend. The first action began yesterday, The Guardian reports, with at least” 30 workers …

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