Whoops! Xbox One hits the street early

Technically, xbox-one-launch-datethe Xbox One isn’t supposed to go on sale for a week and a half, but a small handful of consumers managed to get their hands on one early.

Microsoft confirmed the online reports over this weekend, saying a shipping error by “a retail partner” resulted in a pleasant surprise for some fans who had pre-ordered the console. Most likely that partner was Target.

Read more at Yahoo! Games

Target Looking for Piece of Used Video Game Market

Another big-box retailer is looking for a cut of the lucrative used video game market.

Target has kicked off a pilot program in Northern California allowing customers to trade in their used games, as well as old electronics devices, for store credit. By year’s end, the company plans to expand the program to 850 locations.

Read more at CNBC.com