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Amazon.com PS3/Wii lottery rules

It's coming down to the wire for folks who want, but don't have, a PS3 or Wii yet. Amazon.com is doing a lottery to determine who will receive the shipment they have. Rules are simple: Your Amazon.com account must have been created no later than...

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Mass Effect 3: Space Edition almost raffled off in illegal lottery

Two men who tried to raffle off one of the early Mass Effect 3 "Space Edition" copies decided to call their plan off, after discovering their actions could include possible jail time. Kotaku reported earlier today that videomakers Michael Davis and...

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Blizzard 'reevaluates' BlizzCon space, announces ticket lottery

Blizzard president Mike Morhaime has issued a public apology on behalf of the company for the recent BlizzCon fiasco -- the "Wrath of the Ticke-Ting" -- which left thousands of F5ers empty-handed after two days of strenuous clicking. "As a result of...

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Readers pick best webcomic: Lottery

Although we like to think that everyone wins a gold place medal for job well done, this week's webcomic poll has ended and first place went to NerfNow's "Lottery." Aside from being topical and hilarious, we found the punchline simply heartwarming --...

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Ohio lottery catches Pac-Man fever

Just when you think Pac-Man has done everything, here comes the Ohio Lottery. For $3, you can pick up an instant game Pac-Man Mania and win up to $30,000. Finding a cherry nets you $50, and a Pac-Man video arcade goes to anyone who finds a Pac-Man sy...

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New Tetris-themed lotto tickets in Quebec

After our article discussing the Ohio lottery's Pac-Man game, many Joystiq readers chimed in to share their experiences similar video game-themed scratch-off games (apparently Ohio is a bit behind on the Pac-Man cards by upwards of two years). The la...

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Metallic Red 3DS, Eevee 3DS XL evolving in Japan

In Japan-always-seems-to-have-the-coolest-3DS-skins news, the country's getting a new Metallic Red 3DS as well as - and we admit we're particularly jealous of this one - a very limited edition 3DS XL skin based on Eevee, the adorable critter from th...

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Japan lines up for PS3 (look at the size of that crowd)

This is the scene of Yodobashi Akiba in Electric Town Akihabra. What is the crowd of people waiting on? Why, the PlayStation 3, of course. The guy on the loudspeaker is calling out lottery numbers for the lucky few in the crowd to claim their new c...

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Get out of Zebes! Prime Samus Aran cosplay

It's not often you'll find us complimenting the quality of an individual's cosplay, so when we do it's sort of a big deal. Not "I just won the lottery" big, but more "Sweet, the vending machine gave me two sodas for the price of one" big. Anyway, y...

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Wii Warm Up: Is the end in sight?

The end of Wii shortages, that is. While we have no hard evidence to that effect, the anecdotal evidence is piling up -- we've heard from several people lately that their searches have finally come to an end. At last, they have joined the fold of W...

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Blizzard store relaunched with digital downloads

Blizzard has launched a new online store, selling games (both digital and off the grid), books, collectibles, limited apparel and more. The store is now also offering titles for digital download -- right now only Starcraft and Warcraft III (as well ...

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Call of Duty: World at War beta hits 360, PC in October

In what has to be the most totally original pre-order bonus ever, Activision is going to let anyone who "reserves" Call of Duty: World at War into a multiplayer beta planned for sometime in October. Oh, that's everyone except PS3 owners. The beta wi...

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Readers pick best webcomic: Freshness

Penny-Arcade's "Freshness," winner of last Saturday's Weekly Webcomic Wrapup, serves as a grim reminder to all experienced pokémon trainers -- every creature, even ones inhumanely stored in pocket-sized capsules, require frequent nurturing and...

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iPhone dev says AppStore is over-hyped

Some sobering words this morning from iPhone developer Rick Strom, who has two applications on the AppStore's Top 100 paid list. He mentioned that an app sitting at the #35 slot (which one of his is) is bringing in (on average) around $20 per day. ...

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Lucky souls to play Halo 3 early on IMAX

When Halo 3 drops, the most popular guy on your block is probably going to be the one with the massive widescreen HDTV. A few lucky Halo 3 fans will be able to sneer at the experience though no matter how many diagonal inches their neighbor is pack...

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