Why Saying Goodbye To Toys 'R' Us Is Making Me So Sad

6 monthes ago   |   By Forbes

The toy store chain's inevitable collapse is tied up with the nostalgia of video game slips and aisles of old action figures.
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Toys 'R' Us to close all of its U.S. stores, cut ~33,000 jobs

Toys 'R' Us to close all of its U.S. stores, cut ~33,000 jobs

6 monthes ago   |   By Gamasutra

This is a big deal for the game industry since Toys 'R' Us is one of the few remaining U.S. retail chains which devotes significant shelf space to video games, game consoles and accessories. ...
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Report: Toys 'R' Us will close all 900 US and UK stores - CNET

6 monthes ago   |   By CNET

It's looking pretty grim for Geoffrey the Giraffe.
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Toys R Us is reportedly shutting down its US stores

Toys R Us is reportedly shutting down its US stores

6 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Toys R Us is closing or selling all of its over 800 remaining US stores, according to a report from the Washington Post , signaling an end of an era for the famous toy store. The news was apparently announced to workers today by CEO David Brandon ahead of a bankruptcy court hearing on March 15th.
In a later conference call with staff, Brandon apparently pinned the blame on vendors and customers who failed to support Toys R Us during the holiday season - typically the busiest and most lucrative time of year for the company - ominously intoning that they “will all live to regret what's...
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HBO is developing five Game of Thrones prequels. Here's the working title of...

HBO is developing five Game of Thrones prequels. Here's the working title of one of them

The eighth and final season of Game of Thrones doesn't premiere until next year, but already details are starting to trickle out about what HBO will do next with the massively... Read more ...

The Walking Dead developer Telltale Games shutting down

The Walking Dead developer Telltale Games shutting down

Update Telltale Games, the studio behind games like The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us, appears to be closing its doors according to social media posts from multiple... Read more ...

The iPhone XS has a secret second notch that you'll never see

The iPhone XS has a secret second notch that you'll never see

It's iPhone XS launch day, which means we're learning all the little tidbits about the new iPhones that Apple or in the early reviews never detailed. For starters, the first... Read more ...

Replay - The Commodore 64 Spectacular: Part 1

Replay - The Commodore 64 Spectacular: Part 1

On this episode of Replay, we invite you to travel back to 1982, to a time where gamers were freaking out over a new computer that packed a wallop with color graphics and 64KB... Read more ...

This could be the Google Pixel Stand - a new accessory for the Pixel 3

This could be the Google Pixel Stand - a new accessory for the Pixel 3

It'll charge the Pixel 3 and turn it into a mini Smart Display. Google's October 9 event is quickly approaching, and to literally no surprise at this point, the Pixel 3 and 3... Read more ...

FIFA 19 Review - More Familiar Than Fantastic

FIFA 19 Review - More Familiar Than Fantastic

FIFA 19 doesn't have many vital, new additions. Career mode is practically the same and Ultimate Team's biggest change impacts only competitive players. However, the gameplay... Read more ...

Best Buy is offering Apple's $99 iPhone XS leather folio for $49.99

Best Buy is offering Apple's $99 iPhone XS leather folio for $49.99

Best Buy if offering Apple's official leather folio for the iPhone XS at $49.99 - half the cost you'd find it for at an Apple Store. Either a pricing mistake or just a... Read more ...

Twitter bug sent users' direct messages to external developers

Twitter bug sent users' direct messages to external developers

A bug in how Twitter's platform is accessed by third-party app developers exposed certain direct messages of select users to developers who do not work for Twitter, the company... Read more ...

Belkin's wireless charging dock handles your iPhone XS and Apple Watch

Belkin's wireless charging dock handles your iPhone XS and Apple Watch

While we wait to see if Apple's AirPower mat will ever make an appearance, owners of new iPhones and Apple Watches who want to charge both at the same time could consider this... Read more ...

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 9 software update now rolling out

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 9 software update now rolling out

Heads up, Galaxy Note 9 owners, because you've got a software update heading your way. T-Mobile is now pushing an update to version N960USQS1ARH6 to its Samsung Galaxy Note 9... Read more ...