The PhotoShop Horror of a Wii U Controller That Looks Like a SNES Pad

It would be great if Nintendo released one of their Wii U Pro pads in a SNES finish. Preferably, a Japan/PAL colour scheme. Until they do, though, it's up to third party manufacturers to cater to that market. » 10/17/12 12:30am 10/17/12 12:30am

When You Can't Find A Video Game Box, Make Your Own

Video game retailer GameStop lets you trade in games for cash. You don't have to bring in the original packaging. So sometimes, when trying to re-sell those used games, GameStop will stick them in those generic, blank cases that look terribly ugly on your living room shelf. » 5/01/12 7:30pm 5/01/12 7:30pm

Do You Live In the Biggest Video Gaming City In the U.S.?

Huntington, New Yorkers spend more than four times the average amount of video games, according to a recent study by credit card spending tracker Bundle. » 10/06/11 11:00am 10/06/11 11:00am

Gamestop Resurrects Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D Trade-In Hopes

It's hard to describe used copies of Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D as pre-owned when pre-played seems to fit the game so well. Despite the eternal save file, major U.S. retailers are still accepting Mercenaries trade-ins. » 6/29/11 1:20pm 6/29/11 1:20pm

EB Games Pushing For Changes To Aussie Game Ratings

At the moment, Australia's classification laws are stuck in the stone age. There's support for changes from gamers, of course, but hardcore gamers don't have much in the way of political clout. Multinational companies, however, do. » 2/03/10 12:00am 2/03/10 12:00am

Preorder Scribblenauts, Get a Rooster Hat

As if the ability to create mayhem and blend zombies with pirates using just the words you write on a screen weren't enough of a reason to pick up DS-bound Scribblenauts, the publishers are throwing in a hat to sweeten the deal. » 7/28/09 10:00am 7/28/09 10:00am

GameStop Sells Played Games As New, Sources Say, Practice Could Be…

The alleged practice of GameStop lending new copies of games to employees at their stores and then later selling those games as new, unused copies, may be a violation of federal law. » 4/09/09 7:21pm 4/09/09 7:21pm

Australian Police Minister Urges People to Report WoW Sales

The New South Wales Police are asking people to contact them if they see retailers selling World of Warcraft or other massively multiplayer online games. » 2/03/09 4:40pm 2/03/09 4:40pm

GameStop Makes $1.69 Billion, Names Quarter's Best Sellers

The GameStop corporation happily announced today that its earnings had shot up 5.2% for the quarter ending November 1, with over $1.69 billion in sales. During that quarter GameStop opened 191 new stores, 94 in the United States and 97 internationally. It also snatched up French games retailer Micromania, expanding… » 11/20/08 10:00pm 11/20/08 10:00pm

Ubisoft Re-Releasing Beyond Good & Evil?

Beyond Good & Evil was great, yet largely ignored. There's a sequel coming, but since the first one was - yes - largely ignored, Ubisoft might have an uphill struggle on their hands convincing millions of people that this game is a good idea. So this strategy, while still unconfirmed, certainly makes a lot of sense. A… » 9/17/08 2:00am 9/17/08 2:00am

Xbox 360 Hard Drive Gets A Price Cut Too

Now that the Xbox 360 line-up has been giving a serious price gutting » 9/04/08 10:40pm 9/04/08 10:40pm in the US of A, the cuts continue, with the 120GB hard drive seeing a $30 reduction. Previously at $179, it would have been an even harder prospective purchase for anyone picking up a $199 Xbox 360 Arcade. The hard drive add on is now slightly more…

EB Canada Offers Hazy Force Unleashed Buyback Guarantee

You may remember back in March, when EBGameStop announced a too good to be true buyback program » 8/18/08 10:30am 8/18/08 10:30am of sorts for the PLayStation 3 title Haze, in which they offered gamers a chance to trade-in the title for full purchase price in case they didn't enjoy the game. Fortunately for GameStop, on that deal, but now GameStop…

Suspect Arrested In San Antonio EB Murder

In January 2007 we reported on the murder of Amber Belken, a 24-year-old EB manager for a San Antonio, Texas area EB Games store. Belken entered her store around 9AM on January 29th, 2007 only be be found dead - suffocated with a plastic bag - around 2PM when EB managers arrived on the scene to see why she hadn't… » 8/07/08 10:20am 8/07/08 10:20am

Spore $80 Edition Announced

Excited about Spore but dismayed by the low dollar specs? Who plays $50 games anymore? Fortunately, EA has upped the ante, giving gaming's upper class snob a more premium Spore buying option, known as the Galactic Edition. In addition to the game, the $80 package comes packed with a "Making of Spore" DVD, a second DVD… » 6/24/08 3:40pm 6/24/08 3:40pm

The Gamesman: 100% Kiwi Pwned

Geekpulp is reporting unofficial word that The Gamesman, New Zealand's largest independent gaming store ("100 percent Kiwi-Owned!"), will be consumed by the EB Games empire and rebranded. This comes on the heels of Kiwi-run GamesPlus, which also caved in last year. » 6/22/08 3:00pm 6/22/08 3:00pm