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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

8:30 PM on 12.16.2009

Matt Hazard merch resurfaces on eBay for a good cause

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...

Jordan Devore

3:20 PM on 12.16.2009

Melted Xbox 360 'art' on eBay for $31k

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...

Dale North

9:00 AM on 12.05.2009

Realistic Blue Shell statue is ready for Christmas

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...

Matthew Razak

11:40 AM on 11.05.2009

New Kids on the Block NES game prototype on eBay

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...

Dale North

8:00 AM on 10.25.2009

World's largest Lego Mario up for auction

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'...

Matthew Razak

3:20 PM on 10.08.2009

No game is this good: NES cart auction for $20,100

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...

Dale North

1:00 PM on 10.08.2009

Mario walks funny in Genesis Super Mario World

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...

Dale North

8:40 AM on 10.02.2009

DJ Hero turntables, demos hit eBay, no one bids

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...

Nick Chester

11:00 AM on 09.19.2009

Modern Warfare 2 scalpers charging obscene prices

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...

Jim Sterling

11:40 AM on 06.19.2009

Talk about retro: Missile Command vinyl album?

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...

Dale North

2:00 PM on 05.16.2009

Xbox-branded sneakers cost $4,000 ... seriously

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, ...

Jim Sterling

1:20 PM on 04.16.2009

Cool rare gaming crap: Mega Jet, Sega SGX, SFII talking bank

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 ...

Dale North

1:00 PM on 03.20.2009

RetroforceGIVE! Mega Drive charity auction is LIVE!

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...

Chad Concelmo

9:40 AM on 03.10.2009

Worth it: eBay auction for crystal-covered Wii starts at $4,000

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...

Nick Chester