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Use Pokémon Go to Support Local Businesses and Save

Pokémon Go is continuing to grow in popularity and many businesses are beginning to jump on board in an effort to attract customers. Supporting these local shops can save you money in more ways than one.

The Future of Xbox Could Have a BIG Impact on Your Wallet

The Xbox E3 panel introduced two new consoles, as well as cross-platform gaming. And as it turns out, Microsoft is trying to make you choose between price and power. Read on to find out why.

Microsoft Drops the Price Even Further for the Xbox One

When Microsoft recently dropped the price on the Xbox One, we speculated that prices could drop even further around the holidays. Turns out, we didn't even have to wait that long.

Microsoft Just Dropped the Price on the Xbox One, But There's a Catch

Microsoft recently announced a price drop for the Xbox One. However, if you think this is a great time to buy a new console, that's not necessarily the case.

10 Cool & Crazy X-Men Collectibles You Need to See

While we wait for X-Men: Apocalypse to hit theaters, let's celebrate the many merchandising blitzes from the X-Men's long and storied history. Here are 10 mutant marvels found on eBay, representing some of the best (and weirdest) X-Men collectibles out there.

Rumors: Is a Solo Han Solo Video Game Coming Soon?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple iPhones, Han Solos, virtual realities, and more? Neither are we! That's why we put all the latest speculations from the internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

Here's Why it's Important to Avoid Buying Game Keys From Sketchy Resellers

The tradeable nature of game keys makes them easy to distribute, and easy to exploit. We're taking a hard look at all the ways you can buy keys, from the aboveboard to the pretty unethical. Do you have to trade your morals away to get a great deal on a PC game? Nope! Read on to see why.

Amazon Just Made it So Much Easier to Get a Great Discount on Video Game Preorders

For awhile now, Amazon's been quietly discounting select video games for its Prime members. Now, the mega-retailer is expanding those savings to a flat 20% off all titles in-cart.

10 Retro Gifts on Every '90s Kids' Christmas Wishlist

If you know someone who grew up when Koosh balls and Captain Planet were the hottest things going, they're sure to love everything featured here. Give the gift of nostalgia, and help your buds remember their worst haircuts!

11 Stores That Offer Christmas Eve Pickup — And One That Will Deliver the Same Day!

Christmas Eve is just a couple days away, and if you're short a few gifts, we've got your back. We've rounded up 11 stores that will let you shop online and pick up your items in-store on Christmas Eve. Even better, one of these retailers will hand-deliver your items to you.

Gift Ideas for Him: Deals for Every Guy on Your List

Whether it's your dad, brother, husband, friend, or coworker, chances are there's at least one member of the less fair sex for whom you need to get a gift this holiday season. As such, we've rounded up a handful of this week's best Editors' Choice deals to help you cross them off your list. Even better, all will ship for free in time for Christmas so you don't need to even leave the house.

17 Gifts That Seem Expensive, But Really Aren't

During the holidays, it's natural to have the urge to splurge on gifts; after all, nothing is too good for our parents, siblings, spouses, and dear friends, right? But just because you shouldn't blow a bundle on them doesn't mean that you can't blow their minds. Here's how.

10 Radical Retro Gifts for '80s Kids

From Masters of the Universe to Rainbow Brite, all of the brands that '80s kids grew up loving are back in one form or another. Gleeful nostalgia is one of the best gifts you can give a person, so check out 10 killer retro gifts that'll make 'em respond with words like "radical" or "tubular."

6 Songs That Will Get You in the Mood for Black Friday Week

Every year, Black Friday deals seem to roll around a little sooner, making the deal season last longer than ever before. And yet, there are still no traditional Black Friday songs. So, we've slightly modified six existing holiday classics to reflect the most wonderful time of the DealNews year.

Top 5 Stores for the Best Black Friday Deals Online in 2015

Almost every major retailer has unveiled their Black Friday ad by now, and even a week out, some of our predictions have been blown out of the water by lower prices. We looked at last year's top deal performers, and see that they are already gunning for a repeat this year.

Our Master List of EVERY Black Friday Ad Worth Buying Next Week

Sorting through Black Friday ads can be overwhelming, so our editors have pared down the thousands of offers into a list of only the deals that are truly great. From TVs to tablets, and everything in between, here are the things you need to be on the lookout for next week.

Best Black Friday Gaming Ads: An Xbox Bundle That Saves You $100

This is shaping up to be an exceptional Black Friday for video game deals, despite a few initial stumbles. We've sorted through the many, many Gears of War and Uncharted console bundles to bring you the very best Black Friday gaming ads.

Meijer Black Friday Ad Analysis: A 55" Doorbuster That Matches Target

While ho-hum for the most part, Meijer's Black Friday ad does boast a couple of TV doorbusters that are worth seeking out, a great Wii U bundle, and savings on Amazon Fire tablets.

GameStop Black Friday Ad Analysis: Their Best Digital Sale in Over a Year

GameStop's 2015 Black Friday ad has leaked, giving gamers their first real look at the shopping holiday. The circular is full of highlights, promising both a great PC download sale and AAA games that hit our predictions. Read on for our full analysis of the best and worst bits of this ad.

8 Reasons Why You Should Start Your Holiday Shopping During Black Friday

While shopping for yourself, don't forget that Black Friday is a time to buy for others too. Cashmere, beauty products, and more make for affordable gifts.

6 Crazy Deals That Could Actually Happen This Black Friday

Black Friday is all about best-of-the-year prices, but there are some deals that are so promising, we have to single them out. From TVs to video games, these are the ultra low prices and the unpredictable products that could make Black Friday worth it.

Dell Home Black Friday Ad Analysis: Highly-Rated 60" 4K TV Hits New Price Low

Dell Home's 2015 Black Friday ad has arrived and we've just finished hand-picking the circular's top deals. From budget 2-in-1s to an Xbox One bundle that's perfectly in line with our predictions, these are the Dell deals you shouldn't miss.

There's Now a Patch to Make Batman: Arkham Knight for PC Slightly Less Terrible

There are a slew of bugs left to fix, and the game still isn't available for new purchases, suggesting there's still room to improve.

New Video Games Are Coming! Play Catch Up With the Best Prices on Previous Titles

E3 2015 boasted long-awaited series installments from Fallout, Mass Effect, Halo, and many more. You might want to track down a ton of old titles to familiarize yourself with these game worlds. But don't let your eagerness lead to impulse purchases! Give your wallet a break with our handy chart.

National Splurge Day: Got the Urge to Splurge? Do It Wisely!

National Splurge Day is June 18, and though the idea of reckless spending sends a shiver down our frugal, money-saving spines, maybe — just maybe — we can spin this faux-liday into something that fits both the urge to splurge and the cravings for savings! Here's our list of items that you can splurge on, because they are more than worth the extra money you spend on them!

AAA Video Games Can Drop From $60 to $30 in Just 1 Month

Gaming is an expensive hobby. You throw down some serious cash for the latest console, and then you've still gotta shell out more to build up a stable of the latest titles. We tracked the prices of 2014's biggest PS4 and Xbox One games for months with one question in mind: When should you buy?

Thursday Jolt: Unlocked, Refurb iPad mini for $245, 65" Samsung Smart HDTV for $975

Merry Christmas! No doubt you reading this through a food-and-nog coma, having already given and received enough presents. But with the holiday gifting season over, you can think about what you REALLY want. If that pottery kit from Aunt Marge isn't doing it for you, see if you can use the store credit on one of the items below, like an unlocked, refurbished iPad mini for the best price we've ever seen, or a 65" Smart HDTV. These offers and more are in the Editors' Choice deals that we found overnight and early this morning

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in December

You may have skipped Black Friday, but you still need to buy holiday gifts. Maintain lots of holiday cheer by shopping wisely with our December buying guide. We've pored over the extensive DealNews archives from years past to guide you in your quest for the most savvy purchases in December.

Best Black Friday Xbox One Ads: Don't Buy Yours Without a Bundled Gift Card

The last time Black Friday rolled around, the Xbox One was a distinctly bad buy. But that's not the case these days! With significantly patched software and a robust library of games, gamers can finally feel good about adding an Xbox One to the cart. Read on to discover the best Xbox One Black Friday ads out there.

Update: Walmart's Pre-Black Friday Sale Includes a Super Hot TV Doorbuster

We now know what will be included in Walmart's "Pre-Black Friday Event" in the store will match the prices of various items found in competitor ads. As it turns out, there are some pretty awesome doorbusters available.

Kmart Black Friday Ad Analysis: Tablet Deals Worth Waking Up For

Kmart isn't playing around with Black Friday this year. Boasting the earliest Thanksgiving opening time at 6 am, Sears' sister store is intent on holding a 42-hour Black Friday shopathon. But will the deals be worth ditching your turkey dinner to stand in line? We examined the leaked Kmart Black Friday ad to find out.

Costco Black Friday Ad Analysis: Discounts on Tablets, Gift Cards, and More

Of all the Black Fridays ads we've seen to date, Costco's is the trickiest; rather than list final prices, the wholesale retailer chose to list dollar-off discounts on select products. However, we've hand-picked a few deals we think will be the winners of this bunch.