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iPad arcade machine goes up for auction


Aug 19
// Dale North
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...
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Got $250,000? Buy a Final Fantasy orb!


Aug 18
// Jim Sterling
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.  ...
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Buy an entire game store on eBay for $30,000


Aug 16
// Dale North
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...
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NES replica made out of wood


Jul 20
// Dale North
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 ...
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$35,000 Nintendo Entertainment System sells for $50,000


Jul 17
// Matthew Razak
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...
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Dude is selling his NES for $35,000 to pay bills


Jul 16
// Dale North
$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...
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War for Cybertron DLC characters selling for $100 on eBay


Jun 30
// Jim Sterling
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...
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Very rare PS1 game is up for sale


May 02
// Matthew Razak
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...
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Record breaking NES games sells for $41,300


Feb 27
// Matthew Razak
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 ...
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How to tell if NES game Stadium Events is worth thousands


Feb 16
// Dale North
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...
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NES and five games for $13,105?


Feb 11
// Dale North
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...
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DOOM miniature figures selling for loads on eBay


Jan 31
// Jim Sterling
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...
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Man sells Steam account for $1,000 on eBay


Jan 16
// Jim Sterling
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...
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Chocobo Avatar pets are selling fast on eBay ... really


Jan 02
// Jim Sterling
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...
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Chinese Famicom Final Fantasy VII back on eBay


Dec 31
// Dale North
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...
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Matt Hazard merch resurfaces on eBay for a good cause


Dec 16
// Jordan Devore
Four sets of retro Matt Hazard memorabilia have shown up on eBay. The seller, who is totally some random dude and not at all selling the stuff in the name of marketing, is going the respectable route: all earnings go straight...
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Melted Xbox 360 'art' on eBay for $31k


Dec 16
// Dale North
Melted Xbox 360 as art? What a concept. "Mixed media," the artist calls it. Microwave melted, studded with eyeballs and laced with phallic, veiny things. Really, who wouldn't want it? And at $31,002,  it's an absolute st...
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Realistic Blue Shell statue is ready for Christmas


Dec 05
// Matthew Razak
Remember that realistic Piranha Plant statue? Of course you do, you're still having nightmares of the thing chasing you down the street. It turns out that that statue was part one in a series of more realistic looking Nintend...
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New Kids on the Block NES game prototype on eBay


Nov 05
// Dale North
Jordan Knight, Jonathan Knight, Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, and even Danny Wood wouldn't buy this piece of crap. Sure, it's a piece of gaming history, but it's also just some glossy paper taped around a box. What it's sup...
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World's largest Lego Mario up for auction


Oct 25
// Matthew Razak
Quick, as of this posting you only have 7 dagen and 21 uren to win yourself the largest Lego Mario in the world. In case you're wondering why I'm speaking in Netherlandese (yes, I am well aware that isn't a real language) it'...
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No game is this good: NES cart auction for $20,100


Oct 08
// Dale North
First off, what's with the arbitrary extra $100 on the $20,000? Cheeseburgers for a month or something?The rarest game ever (or so they say) is the Nintendo Campus Challenge 1991 for the Nintendo Entertainment System. JJGames...
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Mario walks funny in Genesis Super Mario World


Oct 08
// Dale North
Mario somehow packed on a few pounds for the Genesis version of Super Mario World. In this rare, illegal port, Mario also walks funny while he's carrying...why is he carrying crates? Oh, and it looks like he's modified his f...
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DJ Hero turntables, demos hit eBay, no one bids


Oct 02
// Nick Chester
DJ Hero turntable controllers and Xbox 360 demo discs have made their way to eBay... and nobody is buying!That could of course be chalked up to the fact that the starting bid for one failed auction was $300... close...
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Modern Warfare 2 scalpers charging obscene prices


Sep 19
// Jim Sterling
If you thought that Activision was bad when it came to game prices, you should take a look at the scalpers who are currently charging ridiculous prices for Modern Warfare 2: Prestige Edition. The limited edition package, whic...
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Talk about retro: Missile Command vinyl album?


Jun 19
// Dale North
It's like retro on top of retro! If the Atari game Missile Command wasn't retro enough, how about a Missle Command vinyl soundtrack? This rare 33 RPM, 12" vinyl LP from the 1980s contains the score [hah!] to this classic...
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Xbox-branded sneakers cost $4,000 ... seriously


May 16
// Jim Sterling
The dedication of fanboys knows no bounds, but this Xbox-inspired footwear would test the resolve (and wallet) of even the most dedicated "Xbot." These custom shoes are not officially endorsed by Nike or Microsoft, ...
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Cool rare gaming crap: Mega Jet, Sega SGX, SFII talking bank


Apr 16
// Dale North
I've always wanted a Sega Mega Jet, though I could never tell you why. It's just a unwieldy controller with a Genesis/Mega Drive built in. It's got a d-pad, six buttons, and a cartridge hole in the top. But no screen. You'll ...
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RetroforceGIVE! Mega Drive charity auction is LIVE!


Mar 20
// Chad Concelmo
I am extremely emotional today. Not only is the long awaited RetroforceGIVE! Mega Drive charity auction finally live on eBay, but when I think about the amount of stuff you all donated to make this happen it gets me rather te...
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Worth it: eBay auction for crystal-covered Wii starts at $4,000


Mar 10
// Nick Chester
If 50 Cent pulled out a rocket launcher and started tearing up the Middle East over a crystal covered skull, wait until he gets a load of this -- a Wii covered in Swarovski crystals. Decorated with 20,000 crystals, the consol...
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Retrotastic: Vinyl soundtrack for Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection for grabs


Feb 04
// Jim Sterling
Just in case the release of Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection isn't quite nostalgic enough for you, the publisher has announced that an incredibly limited run of vinyl soundtracks are now available through eBay. Yes, a prop...

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