The Sun Sets—For Good—on the Blockbuster Night

The last 300 stores owned by rental chain Blockbuster in the U.S. will be closed by January. If the news was as a surprise, it's only that so many were left. It leaves you with a weird nostalgia—hard to get worked up about a once-monolithic corporation, but still dewy-eyed recalling a trip to bring home GoldenEye. » 11/06/13 4:00pm 11/06/13 4:00pm

PlayStation Network Pre-paid Cards Hit Blockbuster

Pre-paid PlayStation Network cards have long been the white whale of North American PlayStation 3 owners who find themselves either credit card-less or expatrioted to some foreign land. Sure, retailer Meijer » 9/15/08 9:00pm 9/15/08 9:00pm and the odd have had them for a while, but widespread distribution of the cards have evaded many of us. (And…