Resident Evil game save system causing uproar

Like to try before you buy? Hope to save a few bucks by purchasing your games used? Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D may not be the game for you.

Saved games in the Nintendo 3DS title, which hits shelves Tuesday, can’t be erased. In other words, when your progress is saved, it’s there forever — even if you loan it to a friend or sell it to someone else. If you manage to beat the game, there is no way to get rid of your save file and play it again from scratch.

Read more at Yahoo! Games

Redbox to add video games to 21,000 kiosks

Film rental giant Redbox wants to add another jewel to its crown.

The company, best known for its rental kiosks in areas like pharmacies, grocery stores, fast food restaurants and convenience stores, is adding videogames to the mix, with new, legacy and children’s titles coming to 21,000 locations starting June 17.

Read more at Variety’s Technotainment blog