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3:00 PM on 01.05.2014

The most inexplicably-often rented games at Blockbuster

[Dtoid community blogger TheDustinThomas shares some of his experiences from his time working at Blockbuster (RIP). Want to see your own blog appear on our front page? Go write something! --Mr Andy Dixon] Most gamers around m...

TheDustinThomas


6:00 AM on 12.13.2013

Blockbuster closing all its UK stores by December 16

Last month we learned aged rental giant Blockbuster would draw its last breath on US soil by January 2014, when all 300 remaining locations would be shut down. Blockbuster UK is beating us to the punch, it seems. The 91 remai...

Steven Hansen

5:00 AM on 11.07.2013

Blockbuster closing 300 retail stores by January

Dish Network announced that they'll be closing all the 300 or so remaining corporate-owned Blockbuster retail locations in the United States by January 2014. They'll be shutting down the DVD mail service middle of December to...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

7:30 AM on 05.10.2013

ClayFighter N64 instruction manual going for over $1000

You know what game series no one ever talks about? ClayFighter. I remember years ago competing in a Blockbuster challenge for it (Blob for life!), and how much of a big deal the Nintendo 64 game was, but alas, it's kind of a ...

Chris Carter

1:00 PM on 04.20.2013

Promoted blog: A bittersweet farewell to Blockbuster

[Dtoid community blogger kona shares his memories of the once-great Blockbuster. Want to see your own words appear on our front page? Go write something! --Mr Andy Dixon] Fridays were always a sacred day for me as a kid. But ...

kona

2:00 PM on 03.13.2013

Ouya can play current blockbusters but 'why would we?'

Assassin's Creed, Mass Effect and Call of Duty may be all the rage these days, but Ouya, the $99 Android-based console, is going after a different market, according to founder Julie Uhrman. When asked if the console could pla...

Allistair Pinsof

10:00 AM on 11.21.2011

Publishers back Blockbuster rentals to fight used games

Blockbuster has said that it's seen a lot of support from game publishers over its increased game rental plans, because they help erode the impact of used games. Apparently, companies receive quite the kickback from rentals, ...

Jim Sterling