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I don’t care anything about Gamestop or Gamestop employees. If you have it for the cheapest place and/or have a great deal or promotion I shop there. If you don’t I buy elsewhere. I have no loyalty to you or any of the other video game vendors around. (Except target because that place rocks)
Yep this article is Spot On. I use to work for GameStop and as a part time employee you were only as good as the number of game reserves and magazine subscriptions that you got each week. I started working there part time in the end of 2008 and I quit in July of 2010. Not only did they give more hours to the employees with more reserves and what not they also cut store hours so far down that part timers were getting only 4-8 hours Per Week. I had to fight with them just to get more hours per week because it cost me more in gas than I was making working there. As for the gutted games being sold as new even though opened was also correct, the store takes a couple new release games out of the box and they go directly into a disk sleeve and into the drawer behind the counter because people would steal them right off the shelf. It’s also true that anytime a person buys a gutted game, plays it brings it back and trades it in 2 days later it is then sold as used because the store usually gives about 25-30 dollars for trade in and then resells it for $54.99 and thus they make a 20-25 dollar profit. So they would not resell it to someone else as new. As far as I’m concerned, gamestop is better than any other store that sells video games because they are the only big name store that even takes trade ins. As for getting more money selling your used game on ebay or something, Yes you might get more but think about the time and effort you put into advertising it online for sale than waiting to get a buyer than waiting to get the money. It’s about convenience of selling your game and so if you have to drive a few miles up the street to sell it for $10 less than you would get by selling it online it basically even’s it self out.
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