No matter where you live, you are probably aware that the day after the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. is dubbed Black Friday. Prices are slashed, early alarms are set, and it's a full day of shopping insanity. What you may not know is that retailers spend the previous week "accidentally" leaking their deals. Let's take a look at some of the biggest and best Black Friday deals of 2012.
If you snag the latest iPad at Target, they'll throw in a $60 gift card. You can use it to add a Smart Cover, an iTunes card, or anything else from Target.
This is an early bird sale that begins at 9 pm on Thanksgiving.
If you skipped 2011's Batman: Arkham City, you're in for a treat. GameStop lets you grab the excellent action game for your Xbox 360 or PS3 for a mere $20.
The Game of the Year edition includes all downloadable and bonus content, including Harley Quinn's Revenge.
Target will throw in a $20 gift card when you buy Halo 4 for its full retail price.
At Best Buy, you can save almost $200 on the latest MacBook Air.
Walmart has Modern Warfare 3 for $25. This deal starts Thursday evening at 8PM.
GameStop is selling Max Payne 3 for a mere $20. If you passed on Rockstar's latest epic, this is a good time to pick up a copy.
If you pick up a Kindle Fire HD from Best Buy, they'll throw in a $30 in-store gift card. But there's one big caveat: ordering from Amazon will probably void sales tax, so it almost balances out.
If you can live with a measly 4GB hard drive, you can pick up a new Xbox 360 with Kinect for $200. The bundle includes Kinect Adventures and Kinect Disneyland Adventures.
If you get to Target at 9PM on Thursday, you can pick up a Nook Simple Touch for a mere $49.
Walmart will reportedly have the 160GB PS3 bundle for $200. It isn't yet clear which games this bundle includes, so keep your eyes open. The deal starts at 8PM on Thanksgiving.
Note that deals are based on leaks, and aren't guaranteed or endorsed by Gizmag.
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