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Georgia men arrested for returning 'games'

Like all crime, the meticulous effort three Georgia men put into buying, opening and selling games -- only to return the seemingly unopened boxes for a refund -- didn't pay. Atlanta's Fox 5 News reports that 29-year-old Levar Thornton, 19-year-old Michael Cunningham and 18-year-old Tyrell Myers ma...

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New PS3 bundle includes MLB 09 The Show, Quantum of Solace movie

Just in time for Papi Day (June 21), it appears that a new PS3 bundle will release June 14, which includes MLB 09 The Show and the Quantum of Solace movie on Blu-ray. Shots of the 80GB system, which will still carry the $399 price, were sent to us by a friendly Walmart insider. We've contacted Son...

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Analyst: Wal-Mart game trade-in kiosks are no threat to GameStop

Signal Hill analyst Todd Greenwald doesn't believe Wal-Mart's new automated game trade-in program will pose a threat to GameStop, calling the new kiosks "more of a traffic driver to Wal-Mart's stores ... than something that will take meaningful share from Gamestop's core consumers." Greenwald belie...

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Wal-Mart wants your copy of NFL 2K1: Now accepting trade-ins

Adding to the already robust list of big box retailers offering game trade-ins, Wal-Mart is apparently entering the fray with a variety of less than fantastically functioning trade-in kiosks (read as: robots). Some photos were snapped by the folks at NeoCrisis and, according to the writer's experi...

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White DualShock 3 already in the US: Photo says yes, Sony says no

click to enlarge We first saw evidence that Sony might be planning to expand the selection of DualShock 3 colors in the US last month, when retailer GameStop listed a silver version of the controller for release on June 24. Now we have a photo, via a tipster, of what's purportedly a US model of th...

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Surprise: Your DS is made of rocks and newspaper

There's nothing quite like giving your child the gift of DS, watching them tear open the packaging to find ... some rocks, and a Chinese newspaper. That's the magical experience Florida's Jodi Wykle had recently, before returning to Wal-Mart and demanding a refund; a refund the mega-retailer was h...

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Guitar Hero World Tour Xbox bundles $99 at Wal-Mart

Now, we know that Guitar Hero World Tour isn't nearly as a good as that other rhythm title, but if you're a starving faux-artist on a budget, you might be interested to know that Wal-Mart is offering the Xbox 360 version of the full band World Tour bundle for a mere $99. We'd rather see a price cu...

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Wii Fit ... into Wal-Mart's clothing department?

Nintendo, evidently desperate to sell Wii Fit to every person on Earth who owns a television, has started installing Wii Fit ads in the women's clothing department of Wal-Mart stores. Well, actually, all we know is that it looks like they've installed a Wii Fit ad in one Wal-Mart women's clothing de...

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Holidaze 2008: The Best of Cyber Monday

Nothing quite like being packed into a frenzied shopping mob, is there? It's why we wait for hours in the cold dark with nothing more than the lingering memory of ... wait a second, it's Cyber Monday! Now we can spend money on reduced-price games without leaving the comforts of our keyboards!...

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Fallout 3 'Brotherhood of Steel' statue sold for $2,507

Following up on a previous story, we can now tell you that the bidding on the most virile lawn ornament this side of the Apocalypse ended last night. The Sam's Club auction for a 7'10" (2.38 meter) tall, 121 lb. (54.9 kilo), "Brotherhood of Steel" statue concluded with a winning bid of $2,507 (whi...

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