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RedBox Is Ending Its Video Game Rentals, And I’ll Miss Them A Lot

RedBox Is Ending Its Video Game Rentals, And I’ll Miss Them A Lot

There’s a small stall that occupies approximately 10 square feet of the sprawling, glass-roofed warehouse where I buy my groceries. Inside are a handful of discs—a rotating shortlist of the most popular console blockbusters—that I can take home, try, and return for only a few bucks. Redbox, you’ve burned me…

John Kirby, Former Nintendo Lawyer And Kirby’s Namesake, Dies At 79

John Kirby, Former Nintendo Lawyer And Kirby’s Namesake, Dies At 79

This week, the man after whom Nintendo’s iconic pink blob Kirby was named passed away. John Kirby, who died on October 3 from a form of blood cancer, represented Nintendo in the company’s 1984 case about whether Donkey Kong violated Universal Studios’ copyright for King Kong. John Kirby helped Nintendo…