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Suppliers embark on eBay crackdown on Skylanders scalpers

Distributors are clamping down on unscrupulous eBay toy dealers who buy rare figures in bulk and resell at extortionate prices. Known as ‘scalpers’, these traders buy a store’s entire Skylanders stock before selling it online. Certain retailers reportedly search their own stock for limited edition toys (like the ‘flocked’ Skylanders, …

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Ohio company sues eBay user over negative feedback

An American company called Med Express is suing one of its customers after she left it negative feedback on eBay. Ars Technica reports that shopper Amy Nicholls paid the Ohio firm $175 for a microscope light and was annoyed when she was charged an additional $1.44 in postage over the …

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Xbox Durango leaker claims police raid

The man behind many of the recent Xbox 720 leaks claims to have been raided by police. SuperDaE shot to prominence when he listed what appears to be a genuine Xbox 720 dev kit (codenamed Durango) on eBay. The listing has now ended with the winner paying AU $50,000 ($33,400). …

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Short-shipped Ni No Kuni Wizard’s Edition selling for $400

A hard-to-find version of Namco Bandai RPG Ni No Kuni is currently selling for up to four times more than its RRP on eBay. The publisher announced earlier this week that a computer glitch had led to more orders being accepted for the $99.99 Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the …

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Rare gaming goodies up for grabs in GamesAid’s Elite Christmas Auction

Industry charity GamesAid has added some rare and special items to its eBay store as part of its annual Christmas auction. The organisation has already been selling games, merchandise and other goodies in the run-up to Christmas to raise money for its partner charities, but not its upping the game …

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Check out GamesAid’s eBay store for loads of Christmas bargains

With less than a month to go until Christmas, video games charity GamesAid is here to help for those looking for a gaming bargain. Since going live in June 2009 GamesAid’s eBay store has raised an incredible 113,417.88 for charity. And with hundreds of games currently available to buy online, …

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Wii U console prices soar on eBay as shortages grip High Street

In case you hadn’t noticed, the Wii U was released in America yesterday and supply shortages are leading to sky-high prices online. eBay has seen Premium edition consoles, which have a US RRP of $350, sell for prices between $399.99 and $510.00. $480 seems to be the standard price for …

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Namco to restock Tales titles as eBay auctions hit £100

Namco is restocking niche RPG titles that were selling at double its RRP on eBay after stock ran out. Senior product manager Lauren Bradley told MCV that the publisher is promising a steadier supply of stock for future Tales titles. Tales of Vesperia was regularly reaching 80 to 100 on …

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Games retailer puts his three-store chain on eBay

Three fully-fledged, profitable North American game stores for $3.5m? That’s the deal being offered by Florida resident Shane Butcher, who has, in his words, put his American dream” life up for sale on eBay. For their money punters will receive three R U Game stores, both of Butcher’s homes, three …

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Amazing 1,000,000 games collection sells on eBay

There are people who collect video games. Then there are people who COLLECT video games. An eBay auction for 22 sets of complete hardware and software line-ups for a number of retro games systems has sold on eBay for a colossal $999,999.99. And that doesn’t include the estimated €1,000 shipping …

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