Target's Taking 25% off Amiibo Today. Get Them While They Last. 

If you want to add to your Amiibo collection, Target's taking 25% off every model they have in stock. Some are available online, but a few are in-store only, so you'll need to check on availability at your local Target. Needless to say, these might sell out quickly, so act fast. [ Target] » 3/29/15 12:10pm Yesterday 12:10pm

Target Has One More Amazing Xbox One Deal for the Holidays

There was no shortage of Xbox One deals over the Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend, but if you missed out, Target's circled back with a new deal that's just as good. » 12/19/14 10:37am 12/19/14 10:37am

Grab a Wii U Deluxe Bundle for Just $250, While They Last

If you're still hoping to pick up a Wii U this holiday season, Target is offering one of the best deals we've seen so far. $250 will get you a deluxe console with Super Mario 3D Land and Nintendoland, which is the lowest price we've seen on this particular bundle. If you have a Target REDCard, that'll come all the… » 12/14/14 9:05am 12/14/14 9:05am

Target Australia Pulls GTA V Due To Depictions Of Violence Against Women

Citing customer concerns over "the game's depictions of violence against women", Target stores in Australia are no longer selling Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V. Update: Take-Two Interactive chairman and CEO Strauss Zelnick has issued a statement regarding Target's action. » 12/03/14 9:40am 12/03/14 9:40am

Score Great Cyber Monday Deals on VIZIO TVs From Amazon and Target

Target's Cyber Monday TV deals are live, and the highlights are a variety of VIZIO Smart TVs at low prices, and with generous gift cards thrown in for good measure. In many cases though, Amazon has either matched the deal, or beaten it by about $20 with cash discounts for Prime members (get a free trial here). Just… » 11/30/14 4:20pm 11/30/14 4:20pm

Target KO's Every Other Retailer with This Super Smash Bros. Deal

Today at Target, if you buy a copy of Super Smash Bros. on Wii U, they'll throw in a $15 gift card. That's the best deal we've seen advertised on Smash this holiday season, and likely the best you'll see before the new year. [ Super Smash Bros. + $15 Gift Card] » 11/27/14 9:32am 11/27/14 9:32am

A Ton of Video Game Deals Just Went Live, Including a $272 Xbox One

Best Buy and Target have kicked off some impressive pre-Black Friday video game promotions today, and Kohl's has an insane stackable coupon deal on the Xbox One if you're in the market for a new console. » 11/09/14 10:08am 11/09/14 10:08am

Putting Video Game Trade-Ins To The Test

Remember that time you walked into a big chain store with a shopping bag full of games, thinking you were going to cash out big time, only to leave with a gift card housing barely enough credit to grab even one new game? Of course you do; we've all been there. » 4/07/14 10:00am 4/07/14 10:00am

Target Hacked, Credit Cards and Private Data for 40 Million Stolen

Earlier this week, word came out that Target was the victim of a massive hack that exposed the credit card numbers and other personal, private data for over 40 million customers at its brick-and-mortar stores. Now, Target has confirmed the breach. » 12/19/13 7:01am 12/19/13 7:01am

Meet The Guy Who Got The Xbox One Early

Before Monday, André Weingarten figured he was out of luck. A devoted Xbox user from day one—he replaced two red-ringed 360s—Weingarten didn't have a preorder down for the newest console. Then, lo and behold, Target had them in stock online. And then, incredibly, Weingarten had an Xbox One on his doorstep four days… » 11/09/13 6:38pm 11/09/13 6:38pm

Target Apologizes, Making Good On Cancelled PS4 Pre-Orders

Last Friday, we reported that Target was canceling PlayStation 4 preorders that had been bundled with delayed games like Watch Dogs and Driveclub. It looks like the retailer is taking action to make good on the console part of those preorders, as well as giving $100 gift cards to make it up to those affected. » 10/22/13 3:00pm 10/22/13 3:00pm

Whoops! Target Advertises Wii As Wii U

Brand confusion has long been an issue for the Wii U. Thanks to the confusing name and the similarities between the look of Nintendo's newest console and their last one, some have mistaken the Wii U for a Wii accessory. This certainly can't help. » 8/01/13 11:30am 8/01/13 11:30am

Find Retro Atari Classics on the Back of Specially Marked Boxes of…

It might not be the video game-branded cereal Lisa Foiles craves, but the Atari-classic branded General Mills cereal boxes popping up at Target stores across the country might have you bringing the box back to the breakfast table again. » 2/13/12 6:30pm 2/13/12 6:30pm

Brilliant Video Game Thieves Butt-Dial 911 and Brag

On December 13 a pair of shoplifters made off with a load of DVDs and video games from a Wisconsin Target store. Then they spent an hour boasting about how easy it was, making fun of other criminals for getting caught. I'm sure the 911 operator listening in on the conversation found it highly amusing. » 12/21/11 1:40pm 12/21/11 1:40pm

A PC Gamer Dragged Kicking and Screaming Into the Digital Age

In today's digital-only edition of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter TaylorEatWorld tries to find a physical copy of a hit PC game, not knowing what a monumental challenge that is these days. » 8/31/11 11:20am 8/31/11 11:20am

CHiPs is Supposed to Protect Xboxes, Not Steal Them

Back in my day the men and women of the California Highway Patrol were a shining beacon of hope, justice, and racial diversity. The sort of organization that would never have one of their own arrested for allegedly stealing an Xbox from a Target store. » 5/12/11 10:40am 5/12/11 10:40am

Rumor: Wii Price Cut Hits Monday At Target

We were expecting Nintendo to (perhaps) slash the price of its current console next month. But we may see a cheaper Wii in North America as soon as Monday, if reports from retailer Target are accurate. » 4/15/11 6:40pm 4/15/11 6:40pm

Target Stores Now Taking Used DS For Store Credit

Prepping for the upcoming March 27 launch of the 3DS, Target reminds Kotaku that they now accept DS, DS Lite, DSi and DSXL as trade-ins for store credit at some stores. Current values are: DS - $20, DS Lite - $30, DSi - $45, DSXL - $60. Not bad for essentially cash. But GameStop is running a better deal for 3DS credit… » 3/23/11 10:24am 3/23/11 10:24am

Fingers On With Target's Giant In-Store Touch Screen Game Advisor

Target talked about sprucing up the video game section of their stores way back in May, but I haven't seen any sign of that at my local brand-spanking-new, Super Target until this weekend, when this video panel popped up. » 9/27/10 5:20pm 9/27/10 5:20pm

Target Is Taking Game Trade-Ins Too

After telling you about Best Buy's new trade-in program this morning, Target dropped us a line to let us know that their new electronics trade-in program will handle game trade-ins as well. Is anyone not offering game trade-ins? » 8/26/10 4:30pm 8/26/10 4:30pm