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3 hidden treasures found in GameStop’s DS bargain bin

Sometimes it’s worth swallowing your pride and digging through a million copies of LEGO Rockband and Imagine Babyz. There be gold in them there yellow paper sleeves. You may think the idea of “DS bargain bin at GameStop” is a recipe for disappointment, but for whatever reason, a few games in the company’s “unsellable for more »

I’m learning the art of selling video games

I’ve been collecting games for about as long as I’ve been playing them, and I’ve been playing them for over thirty years. I enjoy collecting. I like having everything arranged nicely on shelves and stacks of new additions awaiting cataloging and sorting. I love buying old things in person, talking with the people who owned more »

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Heroes Loot Crate: Guardians of the Galaxy, TMNT, Mega Man and more

Hey, Technology Tell readers, check this out: starting this month, I’ll be going over and offering my thoughts on that Loot Crate thing everyone is talking about. For the sake of maintaining the surprise for everyone (half of the fun!) I figure waiting a day is reasonable enough. If you’re a big Loot Crate junkie more »

E3 2014: I Think I have to Steal the Room Keys

Greetings, from E3 2014! Or, from LA, rather. Seeing as how things go when traveling sometimes. Today, we’re offering a very special, inside peek of E3 that usually only attendees get to see – the room keys. Yes, even the E3 2014 room keys are special. And this year? I’m going to have to try more »

Hands On: DC Deckbuilding keeps fighting evil with Heroes Unite

We aren’t just about video games here at GamerTell. My nerdy travels find me playing board games, ccgs and really anything that seems interesting. The DC Comics Deckbuilding Game (yes, the name is bland) is getting a lot of love in my gaming group right now. A brand new expansion, Heroes Unite, released in February more »

Michael Thomasson Interview: The Man with the Most Games

When Michael Thomasson, of Good Deal Games Homebrew Heaven in Western New York, rode his bicycle to the local Dairy Queen in 1978 with his big brother, it wasn’t a cup of Mr. Misty slushy he spent his quarters on. “instead I saw a huge hulking box in the middle of the restaurant,” Thomasson explained. more »

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Here’s Your February 6, 2014 Indie Game Bundle Update

It’s time to go through this week’s indie game bundles. Sit down and relax, because this is a big update. Huge, actually. There are 18 new bundles to enjoy, with 17 being for PCs and 1 just for . You can’t just breeze through this update. Though, if pressed, the Groupees Be Mine 11, Humble more »

Madden NFL 25 Ultimate Team Bargain: Rookie Chris Johnson Card

The Ultimate Team mode combines elements of fantasy football and card collecting. It reminds me of an RPG in a lot of ways too. You start with a really week team and you’re going to put hours and hours in to see it become good. If you’d rather pay to play, that’s an option also. more »

The confusing world of collecting Skylanders figures

Activision took a big risk on a semi-reboot of the now-classic 3D platformer Spyro the Dragon. Tasking little-known game developer Toys for Bob with the game in question, Activision expected a gritty, more “mature” tone for Spyro; Toys for Bob, on the other hand, felt it was best to move the series in the opposite more »

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Wreck-It Ralph touring US with Fix-It Felix, Jr. arcade cabinets

Disney is sending a dozen Fix-It Felix, Jr., cabinets to 20 cities across the US to promote the upcoming feature film…

Iron Man lands in Heroclix Online

Heroclix Online is easily the best game around to settle geek questions like, “Who would win in a fight between Spider-Man and Iron Man?” Well, it will be once Iron Man becomes available on July 19, 2011. Other figures to be included in the Chaos War Fast Forces expansion are Thor, Captain America, Wasp, Mockingbird and Scarlet Witch…

Important Importables: tokidoki mashups

If you’re a Japanophile and hear the world “tokidoki,” you’ll immediately figure someone is saying “sometimes.” It has a new meaning now though, as tokidoki is also the name of Simone Legno’s lifestyle brand. Basically, it’s a series of products and clothing that all feature characters inspired by Japanese manga and anime characters. There are more »