GameStop's Golden Price Tags Mean Higher Value, Not "Used"

GameStop's Golden Price Tags Mean Higher Value, Not "Used"

The great thing about a used game is someone else has already worked out all the bugs and made it better—at least, that’s what we assume this GameStop wants us to believe, since they’ve got the used version priced $5 more than the brand new one. That’s why the sticker is golden, see, to show that it’s more valuable.

EBgames Taking Permanent Pre-Orders For Canceled Game

EBgames Taking Permanent Pre-Orders For Canceled Game

If you want to grab a copy of the non-existent game “Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising,” your best bet is to pre-order from EBgames, because it’s been put on “indefinite hold”—aka canceled—by the publisher and we’re not sure how else you’d get a copy. Obviously EBgames does, because they’re still taking orders as of 3:18pm EST, October 16th.

XBOX 360 Failure Rate As High As 33%

XBOX 360 Failure Rate As High As 33%

The failure rate nearing a third of all Xbox 360 consoles was found at other retailers too. A Best Buy customer service department manager, who wished to remain unnamed, said that failure rates for the console were “between a quarter to a third” of all units sold.

9 Insider Secrets From A Retail Video Game Salesman

9 Insider Secrets From A Retail Video Game Salesman

A salesman working at a popular video game store shares nine insider tips for customers: