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5 Deals You Need to Know Today: Haunt Up Your House With a Halloween Doormat

This weekend, you can decorate your doorway into a terrifying threshold with a customized doormat from Walmart, all while saving $13. Check out this offer and more in our roundup of the top five Editors' Choice deals we found last night and this morning.

Black Friday Video Games 2017: Huge Savings on Xbox One S, PS4 Slim, and VR

Do you have a gamer wishing for immersive VR this year? Maybe they want to add the year's biggest titles to their collection? No matter what's on your shopping list, our Black Friday gaming predictions will help save your wallet and your sanity.

When Will the Xbox One X Go On Sale?

Video game enthusiasts recently got their first glimpse of Microsoft's Xbox One X at E3. The newest console set to join the family in November; read on to see when you can expect to see the first deals.

10 ThinkGeek Sale Items You Totally Need

Whether you're a science nerd, gaming fan, or movie geek, this sale is totally relevant to your interests: ThinkGeek is taking up to 75% off more than 250 items during its Summer Sale. Here's 10 buys that'll give your space some extra personality.

Surprise Mom With Quirky, Under $30 Mother's Day Gifts From Amazon

There's nothing wrong with giving your mom flowers, a card, or other such predictable gifts for Mother's Day. But wouldn't you love to show her that you put some thought into her gift? If so, Amazon is your friend as it discounts a selection off-beat finds during its Mother's Day Sale. Here are 10 picks to suit all sorts of moms.

UPDATE: Nintendo Killed the NES Classic so You'd Buy the SNES mini

In the months since Nintendo cancelled production of the NES Classic, many industry experts (including DealNews) speculated that the company was merely making room for another nostalgia console. Eurogamer has now confirmed this to be the case. Read on for our original coverage of Nintendo's suspiciously predictable behavior.

10 Patio Picks to Get Your Backyard Ready to Party

Ready to put together the backyard party space of your dreams? Of course you are. Sears is taking up to 40% off a selection of patio furniture and outdoor items, and you can jump-start your patio paradise with our picks.

Is VR Worth Buying Yet?

High-end VR setups have been available for more than a year, begging the question: Should you buy now? To help arrive at an answer, we delve into current VR choices, costs, and content, and give you the lowdown on each.

Get the Little Ones Ready for Spring (and Summer) with Disney

Travel? Downtime? Athletic pursuits? However your kids will spend their days for the next few months, the Disney Store has you covered with up to 60% off select items during its Swell Sale. Here are 11 buys to ensure your spring and summer go smoothly.

Thinking About Buying a Nintendo Switch? Read This First

Gamers everywhere were super excited to get their hands on a Nintendo Switch last Friday. However, users are already seeing a number of issues with their consoles. If you're still waiting on your Switch, here's what you need to know before you buy.

7 Games to Get You Through Spring Break

Spring break will be here before you know it, and filling all those empty days always turns into a challenge by the end. Good Guy Origin wants to help though, by taking up to 75% off select Windows and Mac game downloads during its EA Publisher Sale. We've rounded up seven titles you can download now so you're ready for spring break.

4 GameStop Picks to Fill the Geeky Voids in Your Life

One of the toughest parts of being an adult is realizing that the fictional worlds you love are not real, and you'll never visit them. To cope with this harsh reality, it's totally understandable that you'd turn to collectibles. A good place to look for them is GameStop, where you can currently buy one select clearance item and get a second for 50% off.

8 Disney Items That'll Make You Wish You Were a Kid Again

For the most part, Disney is pretty good about making adults feel welcome and serving up magic for all ages. Particularly during the Disney Store's Twice Upon a Year Sale, when it takes up to 60% off. For unknown reasons though, some really cool clothing, accessories, and toys are available exclusively for kids; we've rounded up eight such items — with gifs!

9 Awesome Things You Can Do With a Drone

If you're going to spend a lot on a new drone, you'll want to get the biggest bang for your buck. Whether you're new to the hobby, or just thinking about buying your first model, check out our list of nine cool things to do with a drone.

How Do Toys Like Hatchimals Become So Popular?

This year's most popular toy is the Hatchimal, which has been tough to find on store shelves. But what goes into making the hottest toy of the holiday season? Here's an insider look at how toys like the Hatchimal become so popular.

The Best Cheap Gifts Under $10, $20, and $50

Your gift-buying days may be numbered, but you don't have to break the bank to be a generous giver. Just take a gander at these wallet-friendly gift ideas, which are cleverly arranged by price.

The Most Dangerous Toys of 2016: Superman Will Blind You

Why chance ruining the holiday by getting your kids toys that'll harm them? To make sure you don't spend Christmas in the ER, check out this safety group's annual list of the season's most dangerous toys.

10 Totally Rad Holiday Gifts for '80s Kids

If you've got an '80s baby on your shopping list this holiday season, give 'em something that makes them feel young again! Here's a selection of 10 toys, movies, and home goods that'll make 2016 feel like 1986.

7 Great Ways to Save on Steam Games

Steam has become almost synonymous with computer gaming — and it's not afraid of discounts. How can you score the best prices on your favorite titles? We're here to help, offering seven ways you can save with Steam.

Cyber Week Toy Deals: This LEGO-Style Holiday Wreath Is Only $5

Cyber Week toy sales are a prime opportunity to snag gifts for kids of all ages. In our roundup of the best toy deals, we've highlighted the items that are sure to suit nearly any personality.

Cyber Monday Video Game Deals: See This PS4 Bundle's Black Friday-Beating Price

If you missed out on Black Friday's excellent gaming offers, no worries! You can still bag some of the best video game deals of the season today.

Best Buy Cyber Monday Is Now Live! Here Are the Top 10 Deals

Best Buy is one of the most popular stores for Cyber Monday electronics shopping. We've rounded up the top Best Buy Cyber Monday deals so far, as well as tips for what's still to come.

Amazon Cyber Monday Is Now Live! Here Are the Top 10 Deals

Amazon dominates the Cyber Monday season. Last year we saw more deals at this time from Amazon than from Target and Walmart combined! We're rounding up some of the best offers at Amazon, as well as some tips about how to shop the sale.

UPDATE: Target Cyber Monday Now Live With the BEST Discount of the Year!

The Target Cyber Monday sale is now live, and the store is once again offering its best sitewide discount of the year. Check out our list of the best Target Cyber Monday deals, or find tips on the ins and outs to this sale.

Best Black Friday Video Game Deals: Deus Ex Has Never Been So Cheap

Don't miss these great Black Friday video game offers! We've rounded up a handful of the must-have titles that are sure to be on every gamer's list this year. You might be surprised at all the savings you'll find.

Best Black Friday Storage Deals: Lowest Price Ever for a 128GB USB Drive!

Storage might not have been on your shopping radar, but you should definitely check out these offers! Our roundup has the best storage deals to fulfill whatever storage needs you might have.

Toys "R" Us Black Friday 2016: Deals Are Now Live! Find Out What's Hot

The Toys "R" Us Black Friday ad has been leaked with 28 pages of toys to tantalize your tiny tots. Here, we've listed some of the best deals we could find, plus some advice on how to get them once Black Friday rolls around.

Walmart Black Friday 2016: Deals Are Now Live! Our Top Picks and What's Still to Come

Walmart has already release some Black Friday deals this week! Click here to find out what's available now, and what's still to come.

Target Black Friday 2016: Deals Are Now Live! See What's Hot and What's Still to Come

Target has released several Black Friday deals early, and we're taking note. Click here to see a list of the hottest offers so far, as well as some information about what's still to come.

Black Friday Toys You Can Get NOW: Shop the Kohl's Toy Sale You've Been Waiting for

Why wait until Black Friday to start your holiday shopping? We've rounded up the best pre-Black Friday toy deals for kids of all ages.

GameStop Black Friday Ad Analysis: This PS4 Slim Bundle Comes With an Extra Game

If you think the best things under the tree this year also belong under the TV, you'll be excited to hear the GameStop Black Friday ad has been leaked. We've perused the deals to let you know what loot you need to grab and which deals may be a little... underleveled.

You Won't Believe People Actually Wanted These Black Friday Doorbusters

Ah, the days when we believed Palm E bundles and Robosapiens were legit doorbusters. Join us as we travel back in time to make fun of the Black Friday deals of yesteryear. They're delightful in their quaint awfulness!
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