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  • Blockbuster files for bankruptcy in US

    Blockbuster has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the US.

  • Pre-order Tekken 6 in the UK, get hats, lapel pins

    Admit it. You’ve always wanted a Tekken hat. Fortune smiles on you this morning, then, thanks to the announcement of Tekken 6’s pre-order bonuses for the UK. For the early fight adopters in the audience, Game has special collector cards (PS3, 360); HMV has t-shirts (PS3, 360); Play.com has lapel pins (PS3, 360); Blockbuster has […]

  • Blockbuster to close up to 960 stores by 2010 year-end

    Blockbusters is to close between 810-960 stores, the company confirmed in an SEC filing yesterday, in an effort “to improve four-wall profitability.” The games and video retailer will close the stores by the end of 2010. It’s not all bad, though. Sort of. “All these stores are candidate stores,” said spokesperson Randy Hargrove. “Although we […]

  • Blockbuster adding game rentals to Total Access service

    Blockbuster is to add game rentals to its Total Access online service. The service will be in testing until it goes live sometime in July, although this all may be too little too late: competitor Netflix gained 718,000 subscribers in the last quarter alone. More through here.

  • US PS3 pre-pay cards hit Blockbuster

    According to this US PS Blog, you can now buy PlayStation 3 pre-pay cards in Blockbuster. There’s a video after the break of a man actually walking into a Blockbuster and actually picking some up. Actually watch it.

  • Blockbuster, 7-Eleven and Riteaid get PSN cards in September

    According to this US PS Blog post, Blockbuster, 7-Eleven and Riteaid will all be stocked with PSN cards as of September. The news comes after it was rumoured tonight that GameStop won’t be stocking the cards until next year. More through the link.

  • Rumour: 60Gb 360 in US in October says leaked retailer email

    According to this Xbox Family piece, an email is being sent to GameStop and Blockbuster buyers saying a 60Gb Xbox 360 will be introduced in October or early November. With the introduction of the 60GB Pro console in July, we have research that suggests it is very important to have a 60GB stand alone Hard […]

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