This Craigslist advertisement for a Pac-Man arcade cabinet tells a sweet and sentimental story about its life with its owner, and its role as a favored sleeping perch for his cat. But it may overlook its real value to collectors: It's a rare, illegal clone of the game, known as "Hangly-Man."
Triforce, the creators of many fine video game replica weapons, are getting ready to arm 600 lucky customers with scale replicas of the M-3 Predator Pistol from Mass Effect 3.
HeroClix Online isn't just for Marvel fans anymore, at least it won't be come December 7 when WizKids introduces the first two DC Comics-themed sets to the online game and releases the first physical product with codes for in-game heroes included.
The last place I expected to discover a fully-realized online trading card game, complete with duelist animations, experience point rankings, and animated dueling effects, was the virtual world of Second Life.
True Games and Petroglyph are testing out the servers for their stone-based online strategy game Mytheon this Monday, with participants earning forum avatars, in-game items, and priority access to the upcoming closed beta test.