Last Updated: 11/23/12
Black Friday is that special time of the year when prices seem to be cut in half an everything gets cheaper in a way that it’s never the case the rest of the year. It’s not just a single type of item that’s going to get discounted prices, but almost anything that people can imagine. This counts in furniture, electronics, books and of course, video games. In fact, the Black Friday video game deals are rather enticing for 2012. Below, we’ve rounded up some of our favorites and the hottest deals on Black Friday with regards to video games, systems, and accessories.
Update 11/23: Amazon has released their full schedule for Black Friday Deals week Lightning deals on video games.
On Friday, November 23rd, the following video game deals listed below will be offered:
5:10 am – 9:10 am PST
SSX (Xbox 360/PS3) – $15.99
Syndicate (Xbox 360/PS3/PC) – $15.99
Spec Ops: The Line (Xbox 360/PS3) – $15.00
UFC Personal Trainer (Xbox 360) – $10.00
Twisted Metal (PS3) – $25.00
Ear Force PX5 Programmable Wireless 7.1 Dolby Digital Surround Sound Headset with Bluetooth – $149.99
Borderlands (Xbox 360/PS3) – $15.00
Borderlands 2 (Xbox 360/PS3) – $25.00
World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria (PC) – $39.99
Halo 4 (Xbox 360) – $59.95 +$20 Gift Card +$10 Amazon Instant Video Credit
Xbox 360 Console 4GB with Kinect Holiday Value Bundle (Starts at 5:15am) – $199.99
PS3 250 GB Doorbuster Bundle (Starts at 5:15am) – $199.00
9:10 am – 1:10 pm PST
Wipeout 3 (Xbox 360/Wii) – $25.00
Call of Duty: World at War (Xbox 360/PS3) – $10.00
God of War Saga Collection (PS3) – $15.00
Call-Duty Modern Warfare 2 (Xbox 360) – $10.00
LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean (Xbox 360/PS3/Wii/3DS/DS) – $9.99
Kinect Star Wars (Xbox 360) – $25.00
WWE ’13 (Xbox 360/PS3) – $25.00
XCOM: Enemy Unknown (Xbox 360/PS3) – $25.00
1:10 pm – 5:10 pm PST
Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension (DS) – $14.99
Phineas and Ferb Ride Again (DS) – $14.99
Grand Theft Auto IV & Episodes from Liberty City: The Complete Edition (Xbox 360/PS3) – $15.00
Max Payne 3 (Xbox 360/PS3) – $15.00
Brave (Xbox 360/PS3/Wii/DS) – $12.99 ($7.99 for DS)
There are currently a variety of great deals being offered here at Amazon.com for Black Friday Countdown, daily deals and Lightning Deals. These include Xbox 360 Bundles as listed below.
Xbox 360 Bundle Deals
Amazon is offering eight different Xbox 360 Bundle Packages at discounted prices of $50 to $115 off. These include the following package deals:
- Xbox 360 4GB with Kinect Holiday Value Bundle for $249.96
- Xbox 360 250GB Holiday Value Bundle for $249.96
- Xbox 360 250GB with Kinect Holiday Value Bundle for $349.96
- Xbox 360 Limited Edition Halo 4 Bundle for $349.99
- Xbox 360 250GB Racing Bundle for $249.99
- Xbox 360 250GB Holiday Value Bundle (Amazon Exclusive Bonus Value) for $269.00
- Xbox 360 250GB with Kinect Holiday Value Bundle (Amazon exclusive Bonus Value) for $369.00
One of the eight bundles is temporarily out of stock, which is a Xbox 360 4GB with Kinect Holiday Value Bundle (Amazon exclusive Bonus Value) for $269. It’s unknown when it will arrive, but Amazon promises to ship this one once available.
Halo 4 (for Xbox 360)
Halo 4 is among the games people have purchased very much and they certainly have a reason for doing so. This new title in the installment seems to have what the rest of them have lacked so much and that is an open world. Unlike in the previous titles, in Halo 4 players can go and do whatever they want without actually being forced to follow a linear story mode that usually makes gamers feel very bored and limited.
Among the things that are new in the game are the new class of enemies and the Infinity Multiplayer features. This allows people to play the game with their friends while at the same time taking advantage of a lot more weapons, types of armors, vehicles and so forth. Shipwrecked in a mysterious new world and having to fight a new enemy, Master Chief needs to quickly get his stuff together and deal with the enemy the way he knows best!
Among the black friday deals is also Sonic Generations, a title that everyone will fall in love with. This is a single player game that blends in twenty years of gaming experience that Sega has accumulated since it started creating games around this title and it certainly is visible that things have changed a lot since that time. The new title delivers the definitive experience for any true and loyal Sonic fan around the world, with plenty of missions and fun things to do that will keep them glued to their chairs for hours upon hours.
Players can play not only as the Modern Sonic, but also the Classic Sonic and learn their specific moves while advancing through the game. What’s great is that after players will free Sonic’s friends, they will be able to take them and face new enemies in the battle of making sure good triumphs. With such a great blend of elements, old and new and the modern crisp graphics, this title will get to the heart of every true Sonic fan!
Mario and Sonic at the London 2012 Olympics
Even though this is the last on the list of holiday video game deals, it’s certainly not a shabby title at all. There are dozens of characters from both the Sonic and Nintendo universes who have gathered in order to compete against one another at this amazing event. This title actually continues the aforementioned and discussed title, which is really something unique to have. Plenty of challenges to face like Table Tennis, Aquatic, the 100 meters sprint and more, challenges that will keep everyone on their toes and having great fun. It’s truly a remarkable title every real gamer should instantly get!
It seems that black friday 2012 is going to be as special and even more interesting than it was in the previous years and that is due to the amazing gaming titles released recently. For real gamers, they are exactly what they were waiting for in order to have unforgettable fun these holidays!