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Halo at Best Buy

22 Oct: 3 Reasons Best Buy Is Your Home for ‘Halo 5: Guardians’

It’s nearly time for Halo 5: Guardians and from the midnight opening giveaways to exclusives – Best Buy’s the best place to get the game on Oct. 27.

Here are three things you to need to know about the upcoming Xbox One title.

1. More than 800 Best Buy stores will open at midnight* and each store will have limited quantities of Halo 5: Guardians draw string bags, Master Chief and Spartan Locke masks, and Best Buy exclusive deluxe art books.


13 Aug: Here’s Your Game Plan to Save Big on ‘Madden NFL 16’ as it Arrives Aug. 24 at Best Buy

Football fans, mark your calendars for Monday, Aug. 24 – that’s when Madden NFL 16 arrives.

The game hits stores at 12:01 a.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, Aug. 25. Customers in the Central time zone can get it at 11:01 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 24, followed by Rocky Mountain folks at 10:01 p.m. and West Coast fans at 9:01 p.m. (It’ll be at 800-plus stores, so find the one near you.)

Meantime, here’s the game plan on all the ways you can save when snagging this year’s installment of the football game franchise.

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03 Aug: 10 Tech Essentials for Back to School

This year, 30 percent of college students will live in a dorm or campus housing.

For many of them, especially freshmen, one of the most exciting aspects of heading to college is setting up their rooms. It’s easy to think about the basics, like sheets and towels, but don’t forget about must-have tech gadgets that will make their studies successful and their new home feel like … well … a home. From mini fridges to laptops, we’ve come up with the top-10 essentials for college students this year:


Best Buy Console Deals

18 Dec: Last-Minute Gaming Deals: $50 off a PS4 Bundle and $50 Gift Card for the Xbox One

It’s the fourth quarter of the holiday shopping season and Best Buy’s here with some clutch last-minute gaming console deals.

Xbox One deal: Xbox One consoles are already $50 off starting at $349.99. But buy the console on between Dec. 19 and Jan. 3 and you get a $50 gift card to boot. You’re already saving $50, but the gift card means you can pick up a game to top it all off. Remember: You can have the console shipped or even pick it up in store, too.


14 Nov: Get Your Hands on 4 Gaming Titles at Best Buy on Tuesday

This year, Thanksgiving for gamers arrives days before Nov. 27.

Here’s why.

More than 350 Best Buy stores open nationwide at 12:01 a.m. locally Tuesday, Nov. 18 to sell Grand Theft Auto V, Far Cry 4, Dragon Age: Inquisition and even Little Big Planet 3.

And each game has its own set of legit pre-order bonuses so snag yours now and pick it up at the stroke of midnight.

So, click here to find a Best Buy store nearest you to join in on the fun.

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Best Buy

28 Oct: 800+ Midnight Openings for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

You know what’s even cooler than Kevin Spacey being part of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare?

It’s getting the blockbuster game the second it is available – that would be 12:01 A.M. Eastern, 9:01 P.M. Pacific  and everything in between (Yes, you’ve read that right!) – at one of the more than 800 Best Buy stores opening early for the launch.  Whether you pre-order the Day Zero edition or not,  you can begin the next chapter of Call of Duty starting at 12:01 a.m.

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09 Oct: ‘COD: Advanced Warfare’ Creators Share Inside Intel in Google+ Hangout

Stoked for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and want to know what’s new in the game’s arsenal? You know, like grenades that mark enemies through walls?

On Tuesday, Oct. 14 get the inside intel from the people who are actually behind Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare via Best Buy’s Google+ Hangout. Among those who’ll be in on the chat about the title that comes out Nov. 4 are…

Best Buy’s very own Matt McLane will kick off the Google+ hangout at 7 p.m.

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06 Oct: Take a Hour-Long Spin on Sunset Overdrive Exclusively from Best Buy

Sunset Overdrive – Xbox One’s exclusive title set in Sunset City 13 years from now isn’t out until Oct. 28, but you’d like a good long peak at the game, right?

Best Buy and Twitch have you covered. From 2:30-3:30 p.m. PDT Saturday, Oct. 11, log onto the live Twitch stream – – and check out the “bombastic” game that’s getting so much attention. That taste of Sunset Overdrive will be the first full hour of gameplay revealed.

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10 Jul: Test Drive One of 2014’s Biggest Games – ‘Destiny’ – at Best Buy

Destiny at Best BuyBeing the biggest game of the year could be Destiny’s well, destiny.

The video game that’s projected to sell nearly 15 million copies industry-wide won’t be released until Sept. 9. But from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, you can head to one of 71 Best Buy stores across the country and play the public beta version of Destiny.

Find a store near you to test drive the game that comes from the creators of Halo and the company that made Call of Duty (the list of participating stores is also located below).

Watch Dogs

27 May: Select Best Buy Stores Opened at Midnight for Highly Anticipated ‘Watch Dogs’ Release

Watch DogsIt’s already one of the most successful Ubisoft pre-order game releases ever and select Best Buy stores opened at 12:01 a.m. today to put Watch Dogs in the hands of customers who pre-ordered the highly anticipated title.

Didn’t pre-order? There should be additional copies available at your nearest store and you can always get it on

And available only at Best Buy is the Breakthrough Pack, offering an exclusive single-player mission, plus vehicle bonus perks.

The game is available on the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

Xbox One

25 Apr: How to Get an Xbox One for $400 Only at Best Buy

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Xbox One sales just eclipsed the five-million mark.

That skyward trend is likely to continue now that you can have it for $400 at Best Buy.

Between April 27 and May 3, turn in your PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 to Best Buy and get a minimum of $100 in-store credit.

It’s that simple – you’ll get a $50 gift card and $50 coupon in return for upgrading to Xbox One.

Best Buy’s Trade-In program makes it easy and convenient for customers to give old technology a second life and instantly get value in return.


05 Mar: Best Buy’s Your Titanfall Headquarters: 300+ Midnight Openings and a Sweet Xbox One Bundle Deal

You see all the excessive hype for the March 11 release of Titanfall?

Well, it’s 100 percent real.

“Believe the hype,” IGN said of the game from Respawn Entertainment. “It’s Xbox One’s killer app. I loved it.”

And Best Buy is the best place to get your hands on the app that Yahoo! Games said “blew them away.”

Not only will 300-plus Best Buy stores open at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, March 11, to sell Microsoft’s first exclusive release for Xbox One (and PC), but for those who still don’t have the Xbox One, there’s a sweet deal for you.