You can catch a super-hot Nintendo Switch Pokemon game for under $50 with eBay seller Rushhourwholesaler's tempting Black Friday deal: get Pokemon Sword or Shield for $47.99. If it's hard to pick just one, you can purchase both Pokemon Sword and Shield for $88.88 through Nationwide Distributors via Google Shopping with promo code 19CYBER12. Offer ends Nov. 30, but the store might sell out beforehand.
There's yet another option worth considering: Geek Alliance (via Rakuten) has聽Pokemon Sword or Pokemon Shield for $55.49聽-- and your purchase also nets you Rakuten points worth $11. Those points (which require you to have a Rakuten account) are nearly as good as cash: They can be applied to any other purchase you make from the online store. In fact, you could purchase one of the games for $55.49, claim your points, then come back and get the other for $44.49. (The math: $55.49 minus $11.)
These two new Pokemon games. I won't suggest which one to get; it depends on which exclusive Pokemon you want: Monsters like Deino, Hydreigon and Farfetch'd come in Sword, while Tyranitar, Goodra and Galarian Ponyta are exclusive to Shield.聽
So, are these games the answer to all your Pokemon hopes and dreams? That depends upon how you want to feel about them: The internet is outraged, as it often is, over seemingly inconsequential details, like the fact that GameSpot rated the game "Superb" with a rating of 9.. But if you're OK with that, rest assured that
Originally published last week. Updated to reflect new sale prices and availability.
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