Seven & I To Buy Us Speedway Chain For $21 Bil.

Seven & i to buy US Speedway chain for $21 bil.

Major Japanese retailer Seven & i Holdings is to buy a US refinery's chain of convenience stores for 21 billion dollars.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation's Speedway unit has about 3,900 gas stations with convenience stores across the United States. That makes Speedway the country's third-largest convenience-store operator.

Would You Buy A Sony Xperia With A Hole-punch Display?

Would you buy a Sony Xperia with a hole-punch display?

Sony Xperia fans have been spared the monstrosity of displays with notches over the last couple of years. Sony thankfully rejected the use of a notch in their displays, favouring taller 21:9 displays with thinner bezels in recent handsets. A number of smartphone manufacturers have used notches over recent years, including the latest iPhone models, so we're glad Sony didn't follow the trend.

Deal Reached To Buy Island For Us Aircraft Drills

Deal reached to buy island for US aircraft drills

Japan's Defense Ministry says it has reached an agreement to purchase an island in the country's southwest to use as a new staging ground for US carrier aircraft drills.

The ministry plans to relocate the landing exercises to Mageshima island in Kagoshima Prefecture, from the Pacific island of Ioto, also known as Iwojima, of the Ogasawara island chain.

Best Buy Offers A Free Game With New Nintendo Switch Consoles

Best Buy Offers A Free Game With New Nintendo Switch Consoles


Have you been on the fence about purchasing the Nintendo Switch? If you’ve been waiting for a deal that saves you some money in the process, consider what Best Buy is now offering. The retailer will provide customers who purchase a new Nintendo Switch console with one free game. The promotion does provide considerable bang for the buck.

Given just how popular the Nintendo Switch has proven to be, it was always understood that the console won’t receive any meaningful discounts for the foreseeable future. That still happens to be the case and most customers just saved some money by using eBay’s site-wide coupons and even they don’t seem to be available anymore for the Switch.

Best Buy Leak Hints At Persona 5, Metroid Prime Trilogy Coming To The Nintendo Switch

Best Buy Leak Hints At Persona 5, Metroid Prime Trilogy Coming To The Nintendo Switch

Nintendo’s Smash Bros. franchise typically features characters from games that are playable on the company’s consoles (typically), which is why when Nintendo announced that Joker from Persona 5 would be a playable character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, many were surprised. It also seemed to hint that Persona 5 could be coming to the Switch.

In case you needed more evidence of that happening, an image has made its way online in which it shows an alleged Best Buy terminal that shows that Persona 5 is indeed coming to the Switch console. This is by no means a confirmation, but it does seem to line up with previous rumors and speculation.

Nintendo Switch Online Subscription Available From Best Buy & Gamestop

Nintendo Switch Online Subscription Available From Best Buy & GameStop

Nintendo’s Switch online service has been confirmed to launch in the second half of September. For those who are intending on signing up for it, you might be interested to learn that both Best Buy and GameStop are now selling the subscriptions on their respective websites (Best Buy/GameStop).

The subscriptions are priced the same as what Nintendo is offering so it doesn’t make a difference who you buy it from, unless you have a preference for a particular retailer. This means that if you are interested in the 3 month membership, it will be priced at $7.99, while the 12 month membership will retail for $19.99.