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News: Black Friday Sales Bring Little Joy for Nintendo in the UK

Black Friday Sales Bring Little Joy for Nintendo in the UK

Three titles in the top 40, with PS4 and Xbox One dominant

The UK chart results have taken a little longer to come out this week as Black Friday numbers have been brought together, and the final results aren't brilliant for Nintendo. In a brief hardware mention Chart-Track states that hardware sales were up compared to the previous year, and that...

News: Wii U Named as "The Top Selling Item on Target.com" In Black Friday Sales

Wii U Named as "The Top Selling Item on Target.com" In Black Friday Sales

Bundle power

The 'Black Friday' craze is almost at an end, with the hectic shopping weekend finishing and 'cyber Monday' still to come. Nintendo will naturally have been hoping that its bundles and promotions will have boosted sales; the good news is that its deals seem to have had a bit of impact. In a press update issued earlier this weekend -...

News: Official Nintendo UK Store Launches 3DS Hardware and Merchandise Price Drops

Official Nintendo UK Store Launches 3DS Hardware and Merchandise Price Drops

Yep, Black Friday again

It's the time of deals and crushes in stores, unless you opt to do your shopping from the luxury of home of course. That's probably the smart move and now UK retailers are increasingly joining in, with Nintendo UK's official store unveiling its premier deals. The main options can be found on this 3DS hardware page, at which...

News: Square Enix Offers Black Friday Deals, Live Now, on Its Official North American Store

Square Enix Offers Black Friday Deals, Live Now, on Its Official North American Store

Deus Ex, Theatrhythm, Final Fantasy and much more included

With one of the most frantic shopping periods almost upon us, plenty are sure to be looking at whether they can simply grab all of their bargains online and avoid the madness of the shops. Square Enix fans in North America may just have that option, with the publisher's online store for the...

News: Nintendo of America Confirms Its Black Friday eShop Cyber Deals

Nintendo of America Confirms Its Black Friday eShop Cyber Deals

Retail, download-only and Virtual Console games all included

With Black Friday about to descend on the world with more deals than you can shake a stick at, Nintendo of America has now confirmed its eShop promotions that'll be part of the shopping madness - Nintendo of Europe is planning a similar swath of discounts to be announced later in the...

News: These Are Nintendo's Black Friday Hardware And Software Offers

These Are Nintendo's Black Friday Hardware And Software Offers

Wii U, 3DS and amiibo all up for grabs

Black Friday is almost upon us, and that means striking discounts on all manner of gaming hardware and software. Nintendo has started outlining exactly what products its will be reducing in price on the big day, and if you've yet to invest in a Wii U or 3DS console, then now might be the time to do so. The...

News: Super Smash Bros. + Splatoon Wii U Hardware Bundle Emerges in GameStop Black Friday Advert

Super Smash Bros. + Splatoon Wii U Hardware Bundle Emerges in GameStop Black Friday Advert

New Nintendo 3DS XL deals and more also confirmed

Black Friday is still a little while away, falling on 27th November in the US this year, but some deals are already starting to emerge. Intriguingly, the leaked GameStop Black Friday leaflet confirms an exciting new Wii U bundle, though it's unclear whether it'll be exclusive to the retailer. In...

News: Research Firm's Black Friday Data Shows Wii U Lagging Behind in Sales

Research Firm's Black Friday Data Shows Wii U Lagging Behind in Sales

Here's hoping the NPD results are better...

With stores having now closed after their Black Friday week's discounts we can expect plenty of focus on sales numbers, with the upcoming NPD results and sales around different countries eagerly awaited. Nintendo offered key bundles with Wii U and 3DS / 2DS, though the consensus for the US in particular is...

News: Learn With Pokémon: Typing Adventure Now Costs as Much as a Posh Sandwich on Amazon UK

Learn With Pokémon: Typing Adventure Now Costs as Much as a Posh Sandwich on Amazon UK

Good value just for the keyboard

Update: We told you to be fast. Having checked the listing around an hour after it went live the stock is now all gone. Based on the comments this can be found at various retailers for just a few pounds more than the Amazon deal, however, so all is not necessarily lost if you still want to pick this up. Original...

News: Target and Best Buy Weigh in With Nintendo Black Friday Deals, Including Super Smash Bros. Promotions

Target and Best Buy Weigh in With Nintendo Black Friday Deals, Including Super Smash Bros. Promotions

A Wii U + 4 first-party games for $359.97, 15% off eShop cards

With each passing year the build up and buzz around Black Friday — the crazy shopping day to trump all others — increases; as a result stores are more keen than ever to outline and preview what they'll have on offer. Even though the official day is 28th November, we're already...

News: Target and Best Buy Nintendo Deals Live Now, Kohl's Black Friday 3DS XL Bundle at $149.99

Target and Best Buy Nintendo Deals Live Now, Kohl's Black Friday 3DS XL Bundle at $149.99

Buy two with a third game free, or 3DS titles at half price

Last week we shared some Black Friday deals on 2DS and 3DS hardware, the first of what'll be many discounts and deals on offer when the year's biggest shopping day arrives on 28th November in North America — and elsewhere in the world, we suspect. That's still to come, though some...

News: Nintendo Black Friday Deals Reveal New 3DS and 2DS Hardware Options

Nintendo Black Friday Deals Reveal New 3DS and 2DS Hardware Options

Get ready for some savings

With Black Friday now less than a month away, some of the deals set to hit store shelves on 28th November — or in the surrounding days — have begun to leak through to the public. For those unfamiliar with the day, Black Friday is an annual shopping extravaganza started in North America. It's renowned as a day of big...

News: Here Are Some Attractive Black Friday Nintendo Deals in North America

Here Are Some Attractive Black Friday Nintendo Deals in North America

Are you joining the crowds online and in stores?

Earlier today we posted some Black Friday deals available in the UK that also have shipping to Europe, so we thought we'd cover some enticing options available in the homeland of this shopping madness, North America. Below are some of the most attractive Nintendo-centric deals set to do the rounds...

News: Black Friday Madness Arrives in the UK, Too

Black Friday Madness Arrives in the UK, Too

Plenty of Nintendo options to consider

Black Friday used to be a single insane shopping day mainly limited to North America, potentially causing bemusement in other parts of the world seeing footage of enormous crowds fighting over discounted nappies. But still, like all things that make retailers and companies lots of money it's expanded, to the...

Feature: A Guide to the Best Nintendo Gifts For the Holiday Season

A Guide to the Best Nintendo Gifts For the Holiday Season

Consoles, games, and random stuff that must be owned

Farewell, stable bank balances. Prepare yourselves, credit cards. The Holiday season is upon us, with Black Friday — which is really Black Friday Week now — already kicking into gear in the U.S. and plenty of other places besides. It's the season to be jolly and generous to others, while...

News: Nintendo of America Confirms Thanksgiving Weekend Deals for 3DS and Wii U

Nintendo of America Confirms Thanksgiving Weekend Deals for 3DS and Wii U

3DS deals and a Nintendo Land + Wii RemotePlus bundle confirmed

With Thanksgiving arriving on Thursday 28th November, and the following days representing possibly the most frantic shopping weekend of the year, Nintendo of America has outlined its official 3DS and Wii U offers for the period. Naturally many more will likely appear at individual...