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Gangs get games for guns

Apparently figuring that drug runners would rather shoot a virtual gun than a real one, Mexico City authorities have started a program allowing gun owners in the crime-riddled Tepito area to trade in their firearms for game systems. Reuters reports that a high-powered machine gun will net a $756 com...

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DS is the future, PSP is the past, says EB

GamersReports has found an EB Games ad that tells you to trade your old systems from the past, such as the original "Phat" DS, the GBA SP ... and the PSP? While Nintendo and EB may want you to think that the DS Lite is the "future," it's everything but: the system is based on tech comparable to the...

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Wii Warm Up: What do you do with your booty?

We're talking about booty in the pirate sense here (can we say piratical?) -- specifically, all your gaming booty, and we want to know what you do with it. Are you an obsessive collector, stockpiling all the games you ever obtain, until your walls are lines with cases? Do you sell them or maybe trad...

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DS Daily: To keep or not to keep

There are as many philosophies about what to do with games you've finished as there are types of gamers. Some people keep everything, building collections which can later be sold for fat stacks of cash on eBay. Others need a revolving door installed at their local gaming store to handle the volume o...

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Trade your car for a PS3

Apparently, the offers to trade PS3s for Wiis on Cragislist were just the tip of the iceberg. This morning, tipster David Phillips pointed us to this interesting Craigslist listing offering a PS3 and two games for "a car or parts and labor on my jeep." A quick search finds a couple of other listings...

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Deal or no deal: $100 off PS3 by giving up PS2

Gamestop and EB Games is offering $100 off the purchase of a PS3 by handing over your PS2. The PS3 does play PS2 games, albeit a little jagged, so getting $100 off for trading it in could be construed as a good deal -- especially if you're part of the PS2 sporadic "disc read error" crew. This adver...

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Craigslisters trading PS3 for Wii + money

Jason McMaster over at GigaGamez has noticed an interesting trend in new generation system listings on popular classified site Craigslist. Apparently, dozens of posters are looking to trade their PlayStation 3s for a Wii and some extra spending cash. A quick scan of the trade offers in the San Franc...

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