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8:40 AM on 11.10.2010

Kinect eBay prices charge a premium

Although Kinect isn't selling out at every store in the world, a number of areas are reportedly suffering from shortages, and this has already inspired the vultures of eBay to start exploiting the stupid. According to La...

Jim Sterling

11:00 AM on 08.19.2010

iPad arcade machine goes up for auction

Back on April Fools' Day there was a fake product post by ThinkGeek for a thing called iCade. This was an arcade cabinet for your iPad: you'd simply slide in your tablet and go to town with the joystick and buttons in this mi...

Dale North

5:20 PM on 08.18.2010

Got $250,000? Buy a Final Fantasy orb!

Someone on eBay is selling his shiny little ball for $250,000. The ball is allegedly worth so much money because it is one of fifty special Final Fantasy "orbs" that was given as a prize by Nintendo Power back in 1990.  ...

Jim Sterling

8:00 PM on 08.16.2010

Buy an entire game store on eBay for $30,000

Damn, you really can buy just about anything on eBay. Today there's a whole freakin' videogame store on the website, priced now at $30,000. So what does your $30k buy? You get either the active store, located in Grand Junctio...

Dale North

11:40 AM on 07.20.2010

NES replica made out of wood

The eBay seller of this wooden NES setup calls it a sculpture. I'd say it was more like some strange kind of interpretative art as both the A and B buttons and the Select and Start buttons on the controller are switched. The ...

Dale North

7:00 PM on 07.17.2010

$35,000 Nintendo Entertainment System sells for $50,000

I can't even... what is... why in the... sigh. Yesterday we told you about a NES that was on eBay for a minimum bid of $35,000. The seller, ronald3868, said he needed the money to pay his bills and that the NES was the only t...

Matthew Razak





12:20 PM on 07.16.2010

Dude is selling his NES for $35,000 to pay bills

$35,000, Buy It Now! Dude's on crack. You could buy a small house in the midwest with $35k. You could buy a fantastic automobile for $35k. And he's asking the same for a Nintendo Entertainment System? It does come with 42 gam...

Dale North

9:20 AM on 06.30.2010

War for Cybertron DLC characters selling for $100 on eBay

Wait, what?  As unbelievable as it sounds, the DLC preorder characters from Transformers: War for Cybertron are currently for sale on eBay, and are actually raking in some mad bank. Shockwave, Jazz and Demolisher, previo...

Jim Sterling

10:00 PM on 05.02.2010

Very rare PS1 game is up for sale

How much would you pay for a really terrible videogame? Not much? What if it was a really terrible basketball videogame? Possibly even less? What if it was a really terrible basketball videogame of which there are only three...

Matthew Razak

8:00 PM on 02.27.2010

Record breaking NES games sells for $41,300

Jeeeesus. That right there, my friends, is a person getting very rich off of a purchase she made 20 years ago and forgot about. Seller vals2girlz just sold a completely factory sealed, mint condition, NTSC version of Stadium ...

Matthew Razak

5:20 PM on 02.16.2010

How to tell if NES game Stadium Events is worth thousands

I never knew this. Stadium Events, that rare NES game by Bandai, could be kinda...not...rare if you get the PAL version. The NTSC version hit the US, but then was discontinued, making it more rare. Blog Video Game Price Chart...

Dale North

12:40 PM on 02.11.2010

NES and five games for $13,105?

I was at the local used game store yesterday and was eyeballing one of those silly Chinese all-in-one systems that have all the cartridge slots you'd ever need to play all your old games. It was $35. $35. Even then, I was pac...

Dale North

3:00 PM on 01.31.2010

DOOM miniature figures selling for loads on eBay

I never actually knew these existed, but now that I do, I want them! Unfortunately, anybody who wishes to own these metal DOOM miniatures will need to shell out a good few bucks. Most of them are currently on eBay for no less...

Jim Sterling

8:00 AM on 01.16.2010

Man sells Steam account for $1,000 on eBay

Has this ever happened before? Just like the headline says, a man put his Steam account for sale on eBay, essentially beating the system and finding a way to sell secondhand games via the digital distribution platform. It app...

Jim Sterling

9:00 AM on 01.02.2010

Chocobo Avatar pets are selling fast on eBay ... really

Seriously? I mean, seriously?  The free Avatar Chocobo pet codes that Square Enix gave away to anybody who promoted Final Fantasy XIII online have apparently become huge commodities on eBay. This of course lends itself t...

Jim Sterling

3:00 PM on 12.31.2009

Chinese Famicom Final Fantasy VII back on eBay

Take PlayStation RPG epic Final Fantasy VII, knock it down to 8-bits, translate it to Chinese, and then throw it on a cartridge, and you'll have something like this somewhat collectible piece of crap. It's got Advent Children...

Dale North