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Pre-order Batman at Blockbuster, get a month of free game and movie rentals

Next week, the Dark Knight himself comes out from the shadows and into your home -- and if you haven't already pre-ordered Batman: Arkham City, you may want to peep this Blockbuster deal. If you put down $10 on the game at any Blockbuster store, you'll get a free month of movie and game rentals...

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Rumor: PS Vita UK release date outed by Blockbuster

If the unverified Blockbuster UK flyer above is to be believed, it can only mean two things: 1) Blockbuster done goofed it, and 2) Her Majesty's gamers will be able to get their hands on Sony's touchy-feely handheld as early as October 28. The mailer was delivered to IGN by an anonymous...

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Blockbuster details new Games By Mail rental system

Yesterday, we heard about beleaguered rental chain Blockbuster's attempt to yoink some of the video game rental market back from the hands of GameFly by implementing a new "Games By Mail" rental service. Today, we received more details: For an extra $7.99 plus tax on top of their standard monthly...

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Blockbuster weighs games-by-mail, Netflix dismisses it

According to an email The Consumerist says one of its readers received, struggling entertainment rental store Blockbuster is considering adding games to its media-by-mail service (think GameFly). According to the email, customers would "be able to choose from over 3,000 different games, including...

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GameFly files further complaints against US Postal Service

Back in April, video game rental service GameFly filed a formal complaint against the United States Postal Service for supposedly offering preferential treatment and care to Netflix and Blockbuster parcels, and none to its equally fragile mailers. Now, GameFly is petitioning for information...

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Blockbuster 'summer escape pass' allows unlimited rentals for $10/week

Sure, it started in June, but Blockbuster's "Summer Escape Pass" still seems like something worth mentioning. The promotion, which ends September 7, allows subscribers to rent unlimited games and movies for just $10 a week. The catch? It's only one item at a time. So, a normal Blockbuster game...

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Blockbuster selling high-end PS3 bundles

We were sent a tip regarding a new PS3 bundle that Blockbuster was supposedly selling, so we headed on down to our local chain to snoop around. What we found was the above image showing off a PS3 bundle consisting of a 40gb console, Transformers: The Game, Spider-Man 3 Blu-ray, PS3 remote, HDMI...

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Swine Flu good for gaming in Mexico

As if the rampant window plasticizing and complete blanketing of nighttime news with Swine Flu stories weren't bad enough, USA Today is reporting that Mexicans are flooding markets before a five-day quarantine begins in Mexico. The good news? People are renting games (and, ya know, buying other...

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Blockbuster integrates games into Total Access subscription [update]

Blockbuster announced today that it will begin offering game rentals as part of its Total Access online movie rental service. The company will start a pilot program during its second quarter, with a goal of implementing the integrated system nationally by the second half of the year. Essentially,...

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Check your local Blockbuster for buy one, get one free sale

According to the folks at NeoGAF, your local Blockbuster may be a bottomless well of golden gaming bliss right now. Up until January 5th, Blockbuster is holding a buy one, get one free promotional offer on games. If it's priced at $14.99 or lower, then it qualifies for this sale. According to some...

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