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Apparently Walmart Is Now The Most Annoying Place To Buy A PS5

Recently, Kotaku’s emails have been inundated with tips from fans claiming Walmart is an egregiously horrible place to buy a PlayStation 5. And when we looked closer, it seemed like the wider internet beyond our inboxes agreed Walmart is a bad experience for next-gen consoles. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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A Tip For Getting The OLED Switch This Weekend

It’s new hardware day, and for most of us that means reconciling with our terrible planning skills. If you, like me, didn’t think you wanted to preorder the new Switch because, eh, how much better could it be, only to now find yourself cursing at the FOMO gods, fear not. It’s not as dire as […]

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The Real Guy From The Big Short Gets Subpoenaed About GameStop

The frenzy around GameStop and other meme stocks from earlier this year may have quieted down a bit, but the SEC is still diligently on the case, trying to get to the bottom of what happened. That apparently includes subpoenaing big time investor Michael Burry, famous for betting against the 2000s housing bubble, and…Read more… […]

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The Real Guy From The Big Short Gets Subpoenaed About GameStop

The frenzy around GameStop and other meme stocks from earlier this year may have quieted down a bit, but the SEC is still diligently on the case, trying to get to the bottom of what happened. That apparently includes subpoenaing big time investor Michael Burry, famous for betting against the 2000s housing bubble, and…Read more… […]

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Rare Mew Pokémon Oreos Are Selling For Thousands

The best quick-buck scheme of the year isn’t GameStop stock, cryptocurrency, or reselling next-gen consoles. It’s…Pokémon Oreos? Oreos emblazoned with designs of Mew, the psychic-type feline Pokémon, are currently selling for hundreds if not thousands of dollars on eBay.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Rare But Limited PS5, Xbox Best Buy Restock Sees Excruciatingly Long Lines IRL

Since the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S went on sale last fall, Best Buy hasn’t sold next-gen consoles at its brick-and-mortar locations, citing safety concerns around covid-19. That changed on Wednesday, when the big box retailer said it would sell a limited supply at stores across the country today. Predictably,…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Rare But Limited PS5, Xbox Best Buy Restock Sees Excruciatingly Long Lines IRL

Since the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S went on sale last fall, Best Buy hasn’t sold next-gen consoles at its brick-and-mortar locations, citing safety concerns around covid-19. That changed on Wednesday, when the big box retailer said it would sell a limited supply at stores across the country today. Predictably,…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Mister DeepFuckingValue’s Former Workplace Fined Over His Meme Stock Conduct

The last we saw of DeepFucking Value, aka Roaring Kitty, aka Keith Gill, he was giving testimony to Congress and standing accused of market manipulation over his part in hyping up GameStop stocks earlier this year. Now his former employer, MassMutual, has been fined over Gill’s conduct while working there.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Mister DeepFuckingValue’s Former Workplace Fined Over His Meme Stock Conduct

The last we saw of DeepFucking Value, aka Roaring Kitty, aka Keith Gill, he was giving testimony to Congress and standing accused of market manipulation over his part in hyping up GameStop stocks earlier this year. Now his former employer, MassMutual, has been fined over Gill’s conduct while working there.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Mister DeepFuckingValue’s Former Workplace Fined Over His Meme Stock Conduct

The last we saw of DeepFucking Value, aka Roaring Kitty, aka Keith Gill, he was giving testimony to Congress and standing accused of market manipulation over his part in hyping up GameStop stocks earlier this year. Now his former employer, MassMutual, has been fined over Gill’s conduct while working there.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Six Hours With Garden Story, A Zelda-Like For The Stardew Crowd

When I first watched the trailer for Garden Story, I was reminded of one of my favorite Game Boy Advance games from my childhood. I wasn’t given much money as a kid, so I would stand at the GameStop demo booth and play The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap for hours on end. I […]

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Wow, I Still Haven’t Bought A Physical PS5 Game

So here’s something strange: It’s been nearly 10 months since the PS5 launched and I have yet to buy or even hold a physical PS5 game. I have plenty of PS5 games, sure, but they are all digital. Compared to every previous console I’ve owned, this feels so weird. But it’s not too surprising, either.Read […]

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YouTuber Accuses Million-Dollar Retro Game Sales Of Being Scams

Vintage video games, like factory-sealed copies of The Legend of Zelda and Super Mario Bros. for the Nintendo Entertainment System, have suddenly started selling for eye-popping prices, and a new video documentary claims potential fraud could be a big part of the reason why. It effectively charges auction houses, game…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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YouTuber Accuses Million-Dollar Retro Game Sales Of Being Scams

Vintage video games, like factory-sealed copies of The Legend of Zelda and Super Mario Bros. for the Nintendo Entertainment System, have suddenly started selling for eye-popping prices, and a new video documentary claims potential fraud could be a big part of the reason why. It effectively charges auction houses, game…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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YouTuber Accuses Million-Dollar Retro Game Sales Of Being Scams

Vintage video games, like factory-sealed copies of The Legend of Zelda and Super Mario Bros. for the Nintendo Entertainment System, have suddenly started selling for eye-popping prices, and a new video documentary claims potential fraud could be a big part of the reason why. It effectively charges auction houses, game…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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PS5 And Xbox Series X/S Are Breaking Records, So No Wonder You Can’t Find Them

Despite the fact that you still can’t get one, Sony has sold 10 million PlayStation 5 units to date. Sony revealed that figure in a press release today, alongside a fascinating wrinkle: The PS5 is apparently outpacing PS4 sales over the same time frame. It’s yet another statistic indicating that next-gen consoles on… Read more…

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Newegg Thanks Kid For Finding Graphics Card Lottery Loophole, Closes It

Buying high-end gaming hardware is a pain in the ass at the moment. New Xbox Series X/S stock sells out fast. Early access to PS5 orders are pay-gated at places like Amazon and GameStop. And the graphics card market is, well, you know how it is. In this mess of timed-out shopping carts and Ebay […]

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The Best Switch Carrying Cases

Even if you primarily use your Nintendo Switch as a living room console, situated in its dock and hooked up to your TV, you’ll probably want to take it on the go from time to time. That’s…kind of the portable’s whole deal. Even figures released by Nintendo show that roughly 80 percent of Switch owners […]

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