The Black Friday deals of 2016 have been ongoing for most of the month and heating up this past week. With Thanksgiving Day arriving this Thursday, it will mean many retailers will begin to unveil some of their biggest deals they have in store for shoppers. Among the popular items that customer will be snatching up will be HDTVs, PS4, Xbox One and 3DS game systems. Here's a look at some of the top Black Friday sale specials to look for within each of these categories.

Top HDTV deals online & in-store

One of the best HDTV deals going online for the Black Friday shopping sale comes from the Amazon website. It's for a 55-inch TCL brand set which is a 4K quality device that includes built-in Roku features for SmartTV viewing. The television has been reduced to a price of $399.99 which makes it one of the top deals customers will be checking for.

PlayStation 4 & Xbox One deals

In addition to HDTVs, many shoppers will once again be after the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Microsoft Xbox One.

Both of these game systems will go on sale at a variety of retailers including Target, Walmart, and Amazon. They will have different bundle sets at just $249 for each of the systems.

The Microsoft Xbox One S will be priced at $249 this Thursday through Microsoft Stores and select retailers. Microsoft's Xbox website also notes up to 50 percent off select Xbox One game titles as well as games for the older generation system, the Xbox 360, and various accessories.

The PS4 slim 500GB bundle with "Uncharted 4" game included will be among the $250 deals for the Sony game system. Some of the retailers which may have this deal available on Thursday or Friday include Best Buy, Costco, BJ's Wholesale Club, GameStop, and Toys R Us. Amazon will likely slash prices on the console to compete with the various stores.

Shoppers will need to check out the specific details, but some of the retailers will offer a choice of an additional game title or a gift card to the specific store. These deals are sure to sweeten the attractiveness for shoppers who have these game systems on their lists.

Nintendo 3DS at a bargain price

Many people are also anticipating a lowered price on the Nintendo 3DS portable gaming system. Nintendo has announced that they are unveiled several special editions of the handheld game system and they'll sell for just $99. That's an amazing price considering the device normally goes for $149 to $199, depending on what all is included with it. The deal will be offered through Nintendo stores, but almost any retailer that sells 3DS may have the deal available, depending on quantities in stores.

It's best for customers to check ahead first.

There's also expectations that there will be plenty of video game deals out there from Thanksgiving through the weekend. The newest "Pokemon Sun" and "Pokemon Moon" games will be amongst the most popular titles snatched up for 3DS, along with various "Mario" titles. For the PS4 and Xbox One, expect to see video game titles, "Just Dance," music games, "Star Wars," "Battlefield," and other popular games flying off shelves.

In addition to the items mentioned above, other items that are sure to be quite popular are the Apple iPhone and iPad, the Apple Watch, Amazon Echo, drones, Fitbit watches, GoPro cameras, and various streaming media devices such as the Apple TV or the Roku.

Holiday shoppers, what are your favorite deals that you've seen this particular Black Friday shopping season? Will you be picking up an HDTV or a new video game system based on the deals?

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