Black Friday 2015 may be the day shoppers decide to get the Nintendo Wii U. The console does not have the same luster as Sony's PlayStation 4 or Microsoft's Xbox One, but there are some decent games to be had. The 3DS continues to carve out a big niche for itself with a large variety of games. For Nintendo fans, there's something for everyone during Black Friday 2015, especially if you're hunting for Amiibos.
Here are what major retailers are offering:
Other console bundles offer a decent game, but the Wii U Black Friday deal offers two of the best games for the system at a steep discount. The standard bundle comes with either "Mario Kart 8" or "Super Mario 3D World" for $299.99. For Black Friday, the Wii U bundle comes with "Splatoon" and "Super Smash Bros." for $279.99 at GameStop. It's a great deal, but one retailer has a better offer. Both games are rarely discounted, so it's a good deal if you don't want to spend much time shopping Friday. Limited edition Wii Remote Plus are $39.99 and come with a free pre-owned Racing Wheel.
The New Nintendo 3DS XL gets a $20 discount from its retail price of $199.99 for Black Friday. A few 3DS titles, including "PersonaQ," are on sale for $29.99. GameStop also advertises rare Amiibo, including Ike from "Fire Emblem," will be on sale for $12.99.
Toys R Us
The toy superstore has the Wii U "Splatoon" and "Super Smash Bros." bundle for $279.99, and the New Nintendo 3DS XL for $179.99. The Toys R Us Wii U Black Friday deals extend to a wide range of games. "Mario Kart 8" and "Splatoon" get $10 discounts while "Mario Party 10" and "Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze" are discounted by $20. For the 3DS, "The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D," "Pokemon Alpha Sapphire" and "Pokemon Omega Ruby" are $10 off. Amiibo are buy one, get one 40 percent off for Black Friday 2015, beginning at 7 a.m. local time.
The retailer is tied for the best Wii U Black Friday deal. At Target, the "Splatoon" and "Super Smash Bros." bundle is only $249.99, or $30 cheaper than other retailers. The New Nintendo 3DS is also marked down to $179.99. "Super Mario Maker" is not on sale, but the game comes with a $15 gift card. There are select titles, including "Super Mario Bros. 2" for the 3DS, for $15. Other titles are on sale for $20 and $25.
Walmart (Beginning 6 p.m. local time)
The retailer has some of the best Wii U and 3DS game deals for Black Friday. For the Wii U, "Splatoon," for the Wii U, "Mario Party 10," for the Wii U, and "The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask," for the 3DS, are $25. The Wii U bundle featuring "Splatoon" and "Smash Bros." is $249. The Nintendo 3DS XL "Super Mario 3D Land" bundle is $129. For Black Friday, Walmart has an exclusive 30th Anniversary Modern Color Mario Amiibo for $12.96.
For Black Friday, "Splatoon" is marked down to $34.99 while "Just Dance 2016" is $24.99. Best Buy also has the New Nintendo 3DS XL for $179.99.
Nintendo's online store is offering 50 percent off various Wii U and 3DS games, beginning Thursday. Deals includ "The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Walk HD" for $34.99 and "Pikmin 3" for $38.99. Nintendo 3DS deals include "Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon" and"Fire Emblem Awakening" for $27.99 each.