If you’re going to make a finger-shaped souvenir for a horror video game, you’ve really got to sell the body part—a well-defined nail area, proper coloration and the like. The more you obscure a fake finger prop with unnecessary details, the more it looks like a horrifying dick.
Horses are the one inescapable fact of Lexington, Kentucky—home to BreyerFest, the model horse Comic-Con, an annual convention for one of the last hobbies nearly untouched by culture at large.
With digital game sales slowly overtaking physical releases, there could come a day when game collectors have nothing to collect but data. Publisher Limited Run Games is attempting to prolong the magic with small print runs of formerly digital-only games.
No, I cannot compete with the people who have somehow collected every piece of Pokemon merchandise on the planet. I often struggle to remember what Dark types are strong against. And honestly? I left the game sometime after Ruby and Sapphire, never to truly come back to it until Pokemon X and Y.
"I never pay more than $500 for one item." Check out this fascinating new interview with video game memorabilia all-star Brett Martin over at Gameological.
Final Fantasy XIV was released in September of 2010, and it wasn't very good. On August 27, nearly three years later, Final Fantasy XIV rises again a realm reborn, and Square Enix is celebrating with a collector's edition that's much better than the original.
First 4 Figures follows-up its Metroid Prime 2: Echoes gunship with a gorgeous 12 inch replica of Samus' gunship from the original Metroid Prime, and it can be yours for only $300.
Blockbuster's second Video Game Championship contest, for SNES and Genesis, ran nationwide in 1995. Stores had to destroy the cartridges after the contest. Someone made 100 reproductions to help completionists fill a gap in their collect. About 40 are left.
The PS2 has been out for a while now. Most of you probably have a few games for the system still lying around the house. Reader Syd doesn't have a few. He has a lot.
A recent study commissioned by the Content Delivery and Storage Association (CDSA) and the Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) indicates that gamers are much more likely to save the DVD cases rather than store their disc somewhere else and throw the packaging away. They could have determined this by looking in…
The next millionaire to come out of the games industry will be the home furnishings genius who creates a way of holding and displaying all the special/collector's/exclusive/ultimate editions of games with their outsize, non-standard packaging and collectible figurines. The press release for the Red Faction: Guerilla…