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Miku, meat and merch: Tokyo Game Show 2013 shopping area extravaganza

The Tokyo Game Show's shopping area is a dangerous place. It's full of adorable, super awesome merchandise from the likes of Sega, Capcom and Namco Bandai – which is good – but the majority of that stuff is way expensive, which is bad. What's worse, the swag-lust induced by simply bei...

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Severed head in the mail terrifies, teases Aliens: Colonial Marines

We get a lot of weird stuff in the mail, it's simply one of the hazards of this profession. Any given day, we have to be prepared to take delivery of a miniature diorama, a personalized strait jacket, a check for $200, or maybe a pile of meat, hair and teeth? Sometimes, it's a dirty doll head. ...

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Sega does its part to help Japan with gear auction

Delivering another fine example of the industry pitching in to help Japan, Sega is auctioning off a Yakuza track jacket, a Dreamcast hoodie and a ton of neat stuff, all of which you can see after the break. All proceeds go to the Red Cross, so you can dress like a geek but still feel like a champ...

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BlizzCon 2010 goody bag packs miniature world-splitter

Click to see more goodies Sure, Deathwing might pose a huge threat to the World of Warcraft, but we don't see much harm in all the little Dethlings BlizzCon 2010 attendees will receive and evetually take home. What's the worst that could happen -- they crack the plumbing? As part of this year's ...

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Mafia 2's swag suitcase is full of brutal truths

Oh those crazy publishers, always sending us crazy stuff for their crazy games. Why, just today we received the suspicious looking red suitcase seen above for Mafia 2 -- one which we presumed to be full of human heads (that's what early 20th Century gangsters carry around, no?) until we crowbarred ...

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This book has 100 Classic Books in it

Perhaps fearing that we wouldn't understand the concept of reading books on a DS, Nintendo sent press copies of the game disguised in a form that readers would find comfortable: a large, "leather"-bound, hardcover book. Only upon opening the front cover did we learn its terrible secret: it's not ful...

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Halo: Reach marketing buzz takes a bald new step (this is about hair clippers)

The Halo Reach clippers, guaranteed to take you from Brute to Spartan™ Paired to go along with the beginning of the early access "friends and family" beta for Halo: Reach came the above tool, some seemingly military-grade Oster hair clippers, bundled in a heavy duty Pelican case that proba...

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Swag Sunday: Age of Zombies eats your braaaaaaains (PSP Minis)

Why do zombies eat brains? There's usually perfectly available, good meat around, so what's with the brain-cravings? It's not like they do anything special with them. If they saved them for some kind of a stew or possibly pulled a Sylar, then you could understand it, but this willy-nilly shambling ...

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Capcom handing out mysterious Mega Man items before VGAs

If you're in Los Angeles tomorrow and have an interest in either Mega Man collectibles or eBay profits, be sure to get to 1013 W. Olympic Blvd. in LA tomorrow between 2pm and 5pm -- actually, we're guessing you're going to need to get there early. And bring a printout of this coupon with you. Cap...

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The real-life treasure of Zelda: Spirit Tracks

Nintendo must have found a really cheap wholesaler for wooden boxes, because, much like it did for Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box, the publisher shipped out press copies of The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks in handsome wooden cases. No puzzles were required to get into this treasure chest,...

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