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So Club Nintendo is closing down in just a few months, and you've got a huge stockpile of Coins. What's a gamer to do? Well, Nintendo is helping members of its soon-to-be-dead loyalty program spend their accrued currency by adding 117 Wii U, 3DS and Wii titles to the rewards catalog. Pricing varie...

February 3rd 2015 at 2:13pm 0 Comments
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We're roughly one month away from the launch of FIFA 15, and EA Sports is reminding the series' fans that it won't tolerate cheating, especially in FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT), the mode that continues to earn big bucks for the publisher. In a lengthy update on the official FIFA site, the publisher di...

August 22nd 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Amazon's well known as the one-stop online shop for practically anything you might want, but apparently it has, until now, regretfully underserved numismatists -- that's coin collectors to the uninitiated. According to the company, rare and collectible coinage is one of the most popular product ca...

May 28th 2014 at 9:28am 0 Comments
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Club Nintendo is offering new rewards for loyal customers, namely the sort of rewards you put other items in. Those with 700 free coins can pick up a green Mario-themed accessory basket that measures just under a foot wide. Don't be fooled by the name, as Nintendo can't stop the rebels among us f...

March 11th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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In life and in games, the overarching method of commerce involves currency. Occasionally, you might find a game (or a friend) that will work with the bartering system, but that is far from the norm around these parts. Then you have The Secret World. TSW has the best -- or worst, you could say -- o...

August 12th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The economy is rough all over, including inside of video games that just came out, apparently. In response to player feedback collected from Facebook, Twitter and its official forums, Harmonix has changed how coins are earned in its PSN/XBLA score-chasing music game, Rock Band Blitz.First off, powe...

September 6th 2012 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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When New Super Mario Bros. 2 arrives in August, Nintendo will give everyone who buys the downloadable version some extra Club Nintendo coins. Registering a store-bought copy of New Super Mario Bros. 2 will get you 50 coins, but if you download it you'll get 100 coins instead. Those looking to downl...

July 20th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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New Super Mario Bros. 2 has more gold coins in it than the United States Bullion Depository and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York combined, but the only way to extract real, honest, actually completely fake gold from the game is to pre-order it from either GAME or Gamestation in the UK.The "gold...

July 5th 2012 at 6:45pm 0 Comments
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Two weeks ago, in the midst of supplying Daevas below max level a list of things to do (which I am so glad many of you found helpful!), I mentioned daily quests. Since then, you've been asked about your opinions on repeatable quests, including daily ones; even the Massively staff members chimed i...

June 18th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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You may want to redeem those coins you've accrued through Club Nintendo, because the reward values are changing as of July 1. Completing registration surveys for the Nintendo DSi or Nintendo DSi XL will yield only 100 coins, as opposed to the previously established 160 coins.Software rewards are al...

June 4th 2012 at 1:30am 0 Comments
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Earlier today, the European Battle.net community site announced the release of both the latest set of collectible World of Warcraft action figures and a brand new collection of Alliance- and Horde-themed coins. ... Wait a second, haven't we seen those coins before? Oh. Yeah. We did. We saw them...

February 10th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments