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Jeremy Harnage
An RPG Fan's Guide To Black Friday 2014
A list of what's on sale this year, whether you're shopping for your friends, family, or - let's admit it - yourself too.
11.28.14 - 1:16 AM

It's once again that special time of year. The time for frantic shopping, jostling for last copies of certain games, and standing in line for the best deals... or is it? Let us be your resource for all things RPG this shopping season! Below we've compiled a list of the upcoming RPG sales and where you can find them, so have a look and plan accordingly!

Also, please keep in mind that many of these sales have already begun. Other sales will take effect as the holiday evolves into Black Friday then learns Cyber Monday and so on and so forth, and, as always, some prices can and will change over the weekend from what's listed here. Oh, and all prices listed are in US Dollars. Happy shopping!

Amazon (Starting at specific times listed below)

Amazon has several rotating deals that will come and go throughout the next few days. Be sure to keep an eye out for the following!

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor (PS4, XBONE) - Starting at 3:00 AM EST
South Park: The Stick of Truth (PS3) - Starting at 12:10 PM EST
Borderslands: The Pre-Sequel! (PS3) - ACTIVE NOW! $29.99
Destiny (PS4, XBONE, PS3, XBOX360) - Starts at 4:10 PM EST
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Greatest Hits) (PS3, XBOX360, PC, PC Download) - Starts at 4:10 PM EST
The Borderlands 2 and Dishonored Bundle (PS3) - starts at 6:10 PM EST
Dark Souls 2 (PS3) - Starts at 12:10 AM EST November 28th
Tales of Xillia 2 (PS3) - Starts at 12:10 AM EST November 28th
The Elder Scrolls Anthology (PC) - Starts at 8:10 PM EST November 28th
Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition (PS4, XBONE, PS3, XBOX360) - Starts at 9:10 PM EST on November 28th


Best Buy (Starting 11/27/14 at 5PM EST)

Destiny (PS3, XBOX 360) - $44.99
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls - Ultimate Evil Edition (PS3, XBOX) - $29.99
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! (PS3, XBOX360) - $29.99
Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor (PS4, XBONE. PS3, XBOX360) - $24.99
The Walking Dead: Season Two (PS4, XBONE. PS3, XBOX360) - $19.99
Dark Souls II (PS3, XBOX360) - $14.99
The Elder Scrolls Anthology (PC) - $14.99
Dishonored: GOTY (PS3, XBOX360) - $7.99
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS3, XBOX60) - $7.99
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call (3DS) - $19.99


EA/Origin (11/25/14 through 12/01/14)

EA and Origin are offering up to 75% off most of their titles. While all deals will be PC Download only, it's worth noting that many of their flagship titles are less than $10.00! That includes The Witcher, Mass Effect, Dragon Age, and more!


GameStop (Starting Thursday at 12AM EST)

Destiny (PS3, XBOX 360) - $49.99
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls - Ultimate Evil Edition (PS3, XBOX360) - $19.99
Diablo III (PS3, XBOX360 - $14.99
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! (PS3, XBOX360) - $29.99
Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor (PS4, XBONE. PS3, XBOX360) - $29.99
Harvest Moon: A New Beginning (3DS) - $19.99
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call (3DS) - $19.99
BioShock Infinite The Complete Edition (PS3, XBOX360) - $29.99
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII (PS3, XBOX360) - $19.99
Tales of Xillia 2 (PS3) - $19.99
Final Fantasy X-X2 (PS3, PSVita) - $19.99
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PC) - $4.99
World of Warcraft (PC) - $1.99


Target (Starting Thursday at 6PM EST)

Targets ad boasts 50% off of several games and hundreds more, so it may be worth checking their website for special offers. As far as the ones featured...

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor (PS3) - $25.00
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls -- Ultimate Evil Edition (PS3) - $35.00
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel (XBOX360) - $35.00
Destiny (XBOX360) - $15 Target Gift Card with purchase - $59.99

Again, Target's ad leaves things fairly open ended in hopes that shoppers will check back with them, so keep an eye out for more from them!


Walmart (Starting Thursday at 6PM EST)

Destiny (PS3, XBOX360) - $35.00
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls - Ultimate Evil Edition (PS4) - $35.00
Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor (XBONE) $25.00
Borderlands 2 (XBOX360) - $20.00
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel (PS3, XBOX360) - $25.00
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls - Ultimate Evil Edition (XBOX360) - $20.00
South Park: The Stick of Truth (PS3) - $25.00


Steam (Most active now! All listed titles are PC format)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor - $33.49
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - $9.99
Borderlands 2 - $9.99
South Park: The Stick of Truth - $23.99
Mass Effect Collection - $8.74
Bioshock - $4.99
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! - $49.79
Bioshock 2 - $4.99
Bioshock Infinite - $7.49
Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition - $6.79
Bastion - $5.99
Torchlight II - $9.99
Dishonored - $9.99
Dust: An Elysian Tail - $2.99
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition - $9.99
Transistor - $14.99
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic - $6.69
Fallout: New Vegas - $4.99
The Elder Scrolls Online - $20.39
Ys Origin - $9.99
Ys: The Oath in Felghana - $7.49
Child of Light - $8.99
Dragon Age: Origins - Ultimate Edition - $14.99
The Banner Saga - $9.99

Of course as with all Steam sales, many more titles could pop up over the weekend. We've only listed a few of the bigger named titles above, so have a look at their entire storefront if you're looking for something in particular! Especially if you're in the market for a title that's been out for awhile that you didn't get a chance to check out yet! (I'm lookin' at you, Child of Light)


Last but not least is Carbine and NCSoft's MMORPG WildStar, which is 50% off right now through the official website:

WildStar (Standard Edition) - $19.99
WildStar (Deluxe Edition) - $27.49

In any case, however you choose to tackle this holiday (amass a party of 5 and storm mount Best Buy?) we wish you all a good, RPG-filled shopping season!


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