Follow us on:

Posts tagged rentals

Rental options spotted (but not working) on the PlayStation Store

A list of non-functioning (for now) links point towards the kind of rental options users can expect from the PlayStation Now streaming service. MP1st and PSNStores spotted links for 1-day, 7-day, and 30-day rentals of Atlus' romantic puzzler Catherine, and when PSNStores tried to purchase one of...

Continue Reading

PSA: Redbox kiosks packing games, starting tomorrow

As promised, video rental kiosk outfit Redbox is expanding its operation to include other things that appear on optical discs, beginning tomorrow. It's a simple idea, we know, but considering the market GameFly has been able to build up with its over-the-mail service, ala Netflix, we're surprised...

Continue Reading

Redbox officially launching game rentals June 17

Refrigerator-sized movie rental kiosk operator Redbox began testing video game rentals nearly two years ago, but they'll be available at more than 21,000 locations nationwide starting on June 17, 2011. The test market expanded from 5,000 locations last October. In announcing the launch date,...

Continue Reading

OnLive launch title pricing detailed, includes rentals

The OnLive game streaming service went, well, live during E3 (June 17, to be exact) opening its virtual doors to 25,000 pre-registered users, gifted with a free year of service and a voucher for one game. But most folks will probably want to pick up some more titles once they've experienced...

Continue Reading

Redbox expands game rental program to Orlando

As a staff with a statistically high number of social phobias, we're big fans of automated rental kiosk company Redbox. Renting movies at 2 a.m. from outside the local Kroger is not only convenient, it's also strangely illicit, like the robotic equivalent of perusing the stolen watches in a street...

Continue Reading

GameFly GameCenter update: manage your GameQ

When the GameFly GameCenter mobile app launched last October, its creators promised to eventually bring its functionality into parity with the main site's user interface. Thanks to a recent update through the App Store, that future has been realized. GameCenter has been tweaked to allow GameFly...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading

Redbox experimenting with video game rentals

Been to the grocery store lately? Ever noticed that giant red box outside the entrance that spits out DVD rentals for cheap? Well, guess what? Those things could be packing video games real soon, too. The company that owns those rental kiosks, the aptly-named Redbox, has just hired a new VP of...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading

GameFly opens first 'G-Box' game rental kiosk

GameFly has expanded its reach to rental kiosks, the first having been spotted on campus at Texas Tech University. The Daily Toreader, reports the 'G-Box' kiosk allows gamers access to hundreds of Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii titles for a daily rental fee. Rentals range from $2.49 (Xbox 360/PS3) to $1.99...

Continue Reading


Featured Stories

Image

A mindset to match The Evil Within

Posted on Sep 17th 2014 2:00PM

Image

Hyrule Warriors review: Moblin warfare

Posted on Sep 17th 2014 10:00AM

Engadget

Engadget

TUAW

TUAW

Massively

Massively

WoW

WoW