The holidays are here. Have you even started shopping yet? If you are looking for a store that has something for everyone on your holiday list, GameStop is that store. One of the reasons that my kids and I go to our local GameStop store is that staff are so helpful. If they don’t have something in the store they will check other stores in our area or they can order from their website. They even tell us about games and collectibles that are coming out soon based on what we shop for at the store.  

Plus with a TON of great Black Friday deals you REALLY need to check out your local GameStop store or their website this weekend. Don’t believe me? Just look at all of these deals below. From video games to collectibles to exclusive items that you can only get at GameStop your kids will be so excited to unwrap any of these great gifts this holiday. 

Switch Things Up 

Nintendo thought out of the “console” box when they introduced the Switch. Many gamers including myself thought that this was a game changer in the world of video games. Now they made things even easier for the gamer on the go. The Nintendo Switch Lite is designed specifically for handheld play – so you can jump into your favorite games wherever you happen to be. 

Compact and lightweight – With its light, sleek design, this system is ready to hit the road whenever you are. Built-in controllers – Controllers are built right into the system for handheld play, and the left side sports a +Control Pad. Compatible games – The Nintendo Switch Lite system plays the library of Nintendo Switch games that work in handheld mode. The price is  of the Switch Lite is $199.99 and you can receive a $24 Gift Coupon this Saturday and Sunday  only. 

Need games for the Switch? Here are few that will be family favorites. 

Just Dance 2020 is the ultimate dance game, with 40 hot tracks from chart-topping hits like “bad guy” by Billie Eilish, “Kill This Love” by BLACK-PINK, “Old Town Road (Remix)” by Lil Nas X Ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, and “7 rings” by Ariana Grande, and the new song “Into the Unknown” from Disney’s Frozen 2. Keep the party going for hours with songs for the whole family. The price on Friday is $24.99 that is a $15 savings from the regular price. 

Any Pokemon fans out there? A new generation of Pokémon is here for the Nintendo Switch system. It is the Pokemon Sword and Shield Double Pack. You can become a Pokémon Trainer and embark on a new journey in the new Galar region!

Choose from one of three new partner Pokémon: Grookey, Scorbunny, or Sobble. In this all new adventure, you’ll encounter new and familiar Pokémon as you catch, battle, and trade Pokémon while exploring new areas and uncovering an all-new story. Get ready for the next Pokémon adventure in the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games.

What happens when you mix one of the hottest games with NERF? You get the Nerf Fortnite Legendary Supply Drop. Gear up for Fortnite battles in real life with the Nerf Fortnite Supply Drop that includes 4 Nerf Fortnite blasters, 30 Nerf darts, 2 Nerf rockets, and 3 bush targets to practice your aim. The blasters are inspired by the ones used in Fortnite, replicating the look of the ones from the popular video game. the micro blasters, 10 Official Nerf Mega darts for the HC-L blaster, and 2 Official Nerf rockets for the RL-L blaster. No batteries required. And you can only get this blaster at GameStop. 

Give Some Life Into Your Breakfast

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Mario and Luigi would probably agree with this waffle maker. The Super Mario Mushroom Waffle Maker adds a little fun to breakfast with this Super Mario Mushroom Waffle Maker. You may not get an extra life, but definitely will get something extra to start the morning. Pour in the batter, wait patiently, then remove a perfectly browned waffle with imprints of a rare Mushroom. Don’t forget to add butter and syrup! On Black Friday you save $15 with a price of $19.99. 

Staying with the food theme check out this awesome Pokemon popcorn maker. Add a little whimsy to your kitchen with this Pokemon Pokeball Popcorn Maker. It’s as easy as catching a Magikarp — plug in, add corn kernels, and watch as it makes a healthy snack for movie night. When all else fails…this Pokeball Popcorn Maker will catch ‘em all – kernels, that is. There is a $20 Savings on Black Friday. 

Decorations For Any Geek 

Since we are celebrating the holidays why not take a look at some great holiday decorations for your house. Let’s start with the Super Mario Bros. LED Light-Up Star.  For indoor use only and give you 8 continuous hours of run time with an energy-saving on/off switch. To make things even better batteries included. GameStop is offering a 40% savings on all holiday ornaments on Black Friday. 

Any Funko POP! fans out there? Make your holidays holly, jolly, merry and bright with the cheerful residents and buildings of Holiday Town. No holiday is complete without Santa’s House complete with Santa and Nutmeg. Other buildings of note include the Town Hall with Mayor Patty Noble looking friendly and festive. The price is $24.99 for the POP! Town Christmas: Peppermint Lane Frosty Franklin with Post Office and is only at GameStop. 

The Force is strong with the Star Wars Darth Vader and Stormtrooper Ornament Set. Make it a holiday long remembered when you represent the Galactic Empire on your Christmas tree. Star Wars fans of all ages will love displaying this set of two ornaments featuring an Imperial Stormtrooper and Darth Vader.

Make Mine Marvel 

The Monopoly: Marvel 80 Years Edition board game is a celebration of Marvel’s epic catalogue of comics. With gameplay inspired by the Marvel Universe and iconic Marvel artwork — including art by Alex Ross — this game is a must for Marvel fans. Properties include Covers, Marvel Knights, and Team Leaders, and instead of houses and hotels, this edition features Issues and Omnibuses. The last player left when all other players go bankrupt, is the winner. You can enjoy 30% savings on all board games and puzzles on Black Friday at GameStop.

The Force Is Strong With These Gifts 

My family and I are big Star Wars fans. We can’t wait for The Rise of Skywalker. For any Star Wars fan on your holiday list check out these items. The POP! Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Purge Trooper is only at GameStop and you can buy 2, get 1 FREE on Pop! figures on Black Friday—$11.99 and under. 

Going to an ugly sweater holiday party? Check out this Star Wars sweater. No one wants to freeze before they reach the first marker. Cozier then a Tauntaun’s belly, this year’s ugly Christmas sweater will keep you warm and bring a little Imperial flair to any holiday party. Exclusive to GameStop. With a price of $13.99 you can pick up one for you and one for a friend. GameStop has 40% OFF on all holiday apparel on Black Friday. 

Last, but not least is the Star Wars: The Clone Wars Clone Commander Fox The Black Series action figure. Bound by honor and duty to protect the Supreme Chancellor as well as members of the Galactic Senate, fearless Commander Fox was always the first to charge into battle! The 6 inch scale Clone Commander Fox figure is carefully detailed to look like the character from Star Wars: The Clone Wars, featuring premium detail, multiple points of articulation, and a metallic finish.

Please Note: This post is in collaboration with GameStop, but my thoughts are my own.