Curt Schilling's unfinished MMO goes up for auction. Initial bidders are being vetted for the remnants of the Kingdoms of Amalur MMO, Project Copernicus, that was in production when Curt Schilling's 38 Studios went under. The state of Rhode Island will sell the property to the highest bidder in November as part of its…
Air Raid was a mediocre game released in 1982 for the Atari 2600. Very few copies were produced or sold, which means that thirty years later, it's an extraordinarily valuable collector's item.
Why spend $15 on a box-less copy of The Legend of Zelda for the original Nintendo Entertainment system when you can spend $150,000 on a mustard yellow NES cartridge adorned with a faded label with the game's name typed on it? It's collectible craziness available right now on eBay.
Artist Jason Freeny has helped Insomniac custom-sculpt this one-of-a-kind set of cross-sectioned vinyl figures of Ratchet & Clank for a charity auction.
Several months back, a rare NES game sold for more than $40,000. It's not one of the 42 games offered along with an NES in this eBay lot but you know what is? The eternal thanks of the seller.
Thomas "The Hitman" Hearns was the first man to win titles in four different weight classes. That was more than 20 years ago. He's now in debt to the IRS, and his possessions are being auctioned to pay the bill.
Not that I'm sharing this in a run-go-get-it sense. But some enterprising key recipients have chosen not to participate in the StarCraft II beta. Some 49 keys are being auctioned on eBay right now, with bids reaching up to $305.
A life-size Lancer replica and an original painting from Bungie are among items IGN will auction next week in a 12-hour "webathon" to raise money for relief efforts in Haiti.
Here's a story amusing not so much for the games that were sold or their price, but the fact the seller managed to, essentially, resell used Steam games. Like 139 of them, for $1,000. (With free shipping, too!)
Meanwhile, in the make-believe land of eBayia, someone's auctioning a "mysteriously blank Nintendo 64 cartridge" - promising only that the game works and doesn't suck. "Are you man enough to buy a label-less N64 game?" No, but Saxton Hale is!
Two arcade cabinets for Nolan Bushnell's Computer Space, regarded as the first commercially sold video game ever, have been listed on eBay. The games, which predated Pong by about a year, are currently going for $1,500 and $2,500.
We don't post about video game auctions very often here. When we do, it has to be something that's pretty amazing. This cardboard treasure trove of Zelda fits that bill.