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Amazon offering release date delivery for big-name games

For gamers, there's usually a push-and-pull battle involved in deciding to order a new game from an online retailer. On the plus side, ordering online means not having to deal with clueless game store employees, not fighting off the harsh rays of the sun and, most importantly, not leaving the...

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Shipping this week: déjà vu edition

So, we looked at this week's release list, and we were struck with an eerie feeling that we'd seen it before. We scanned the list over and over again-- it didn't take long, because there was only one game. Had we seen this before? In another life, maybe? No, wait, it's just last week's game again....

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Shipping this week: fishing(!) edition

The last few weeks for 360 releases have been pretty thin. In fact, last week's only release, Star Trek: Legacy was actually pushed back to this week. If Star Trek doesn't do it for you, then you have only one other game to look forward to this week: Rapala Tournament Fishing! No, we're not super...

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Wii + UPS = BFF [update 1]

Fearless Joystiq reader Travisty of Justice braved the rain and was on hand in Atlanta today to witness UPS officially deliver the first shipment of Wiis to Best Buy. It's a snoozetastic corporate photo op, but hey ... you're just a few short days away from seeing those in stores. Baby steps. He...

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Steamy action as Wii & Zelda get ready to ship

Wii production facilities and employees are in full swing, packaging up what could be your preorder right before your very eyes. Reader CluelessJoe hit us up with some sweet b-roll footage, and we added a bit of a soundtrack to help spice things up, otherwise they would look like mindless drones...

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Nintendo: 4 million Wiis shipping by plane, train and automobile

How do you get four million consoles shipped to retailers around the world in a little less than eight weeks? If you're Nintendo, you "employ fleets of planes, cargo ships, trains and ground vehicles ... to maintain the best supply flow possible." So says a recent Nintendo press release hyping the...

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MS policy change: No free shipping ever

Just when you're really feeling pity for Xbox 360 Customer Support due to the obnoxious prank calls they have to put up with, along comes reader David's aggravating tale of woe: I just received my so called repair console back and it is broken as well. So I call Microsoft and come to find out just...

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