Why Buying And Selling Video Games At Gamestop Almost Always Universally Sucks

by 4 years ago

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If you’ve ever sold a video game to Gamestop after beating, you know just how shitty it feels to have an acne-face clerk tell you a game you bought for $60 is now worth $3. Hell, sometimes much less. Then you see the same game on their shelves being sold for $45 and want to pull your hair out of your head.

There’s a reason for all this, mostly because Gamestop is really just a glorified, brick-and-mortar pawn shop for video games. The dudes at Business Insider broke down Gamestop’s business model to explain why you always feel like you’re getting screwed.


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