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.
Commenter Cursed Frogurt demonstrates the perils of playing a game without reading / having access to the instruction booklet, making Dead Space just a little more deadlier in the process.
Wouldn't it be nice if you could rent an iPad filled with nifty Gameloft-brand game product to keep you occupied during lengthy flights? Next month customers of Australia's Jetstar will find out first hand.
For nearly a decade GameFly has been the Netflix of video games, delivering console and handheld titles to eager gamers across the United States, but where's the PC gaming love? It's coming later this year, when GameFly rolls out an online client featuring more than 100 free PC game downloads.
The Pacific Northwest and Alaska. Wild. Majestic. Coffee-soaked. For too long these dark and mysterious areas of the United States have been bereft of a local GameFly distribution center, forced to suffer longer-than-normal shipping times for their game rentals. Today GameFly says no more.
Redbox, the kiosk rental service offering DVDs at grocery stores, drugstores, convenience stores and store stores, will expand its pilot offering of video game rentals to locations nationwide.