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Sold out: PAX East 3-day badges

Well, you can't say we didn't warn you. Writing on his Twitter feed, Penny Arcade money man Robert Khoo says that 3-day badges for PAX East have officially sold out. If you missed out, you can still get onto the show floor by buying a single-day pass. Be warned: Only 1,000 passes remain for...

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The E3 badges for 2007

Following incidents in previous years, the new E3 badges have the ultimate security precaution added -- pictures. In previous years the badges had names and ultraviolet backgrounds, but completely lacked pictures, which allowed people to pass their badge around. Better yet, it allowed people to...

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Video game nerd cred now in convenient badge form

Sure, you could use this super-cool line of gaming-themed buttons from Prickie to spruce up a favorite knapsack or family pet. But there are enough oddball items on here that you may want to use them to show off your (literal) videogame ownage. Are you tired of having to tell people about your...

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Badges of Honour back at Blockbuster

For you fellow Canadian fanboys out there, Blockbuster Video is carrying the "Badges of Honour". For a toonie, you can get your hands on one of five limited edition badges, from GRAW 2, to Guitar Hero II to Halo 3. Proceeds are going to be donated to the Children's Miracle Network, so its...

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Video game merit badges; Tetris is the new archery

In this Worth 1000 Photoshop contest, entrants were tasked with creating a "real-life merit badge." Our favorites: this 2600 joystiq joystick, a Tetris badge, a Pac-Man badge, and a weird Half-Life lambda logo in a pink triangle ... though we're not sure that one's game related. While those are...

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Would the real Quang show his thang?

E3 may be over, but  the Joystiq team is still blowing through posts and tying up loose ends from a wild, sleepless week of non-stop blogging. When I posted about Blake Snow getting trampled in Friday's early morning Wii stampiid, I thought the man whose badge Blake "traded" for in the ensuing...

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