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How Amazon hasn't made Gamestop dissapear yet is beyond me.

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User Info: Highly Evolved

Highly Evolved
4 years ago#1
Cheaper games (even if it's just a few cents), No sales Tax (still for me anyway), much bigger collection, easier to browse and buy with just a few clicks, hundreds of reviews, free shipping.

I guess the only reason Gamestop is still alive and leading is because people enjoy the brick and mortar store experience of walking in, browsing the games, talking to other gamers, trying the demos, etc.

Personally, the last game I bought at gamestop was Animal Crossing for Gamecube.
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User Info: SunDevil77

SunDevil77
4 years ago#2
Online shopping is completely different than retail.
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User Info: Choir_of_Wolves

Choir_of_Wolves
4 years ago#3
Makes more sense than somewhere like Radioshack, don't you think?
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User Info: Winterstar

Winterstar
4 years ago#4
From: Highly Evolved | #001
I guess the only reason Gamestop is still alive and leading is because people enjoy the brick and mortar store experience of walking in, browsing the games, talking to other gamers, trying the demos, etc.


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User Info: Blade_Of_Ice

Blade_Of_Ice
4 years ago#5
my gamespot ( technically its an EB games) is less than 10 min away, i hate waiting for crap in the mail, which never arrives when it should. Canadian Amazon like most canadian versions of american sites is absolute garbage...seriously type in walmart, best buy, amazon, ANYTHING with a canadian version, and laugh at how horrible and pathetic the site is.

I actively avoid talking people when i go into the store, my fellow gamers depress me and im sure i depress a good number of them, and i hate seeing mothers buying their idiot kids games they shouldnt have.

the only reason i go to a "brick and mortar" store is because my alternatives are pathetic

and animal crossing...i loved that game, but nintendo is dead to me

User Info: randomweirdo

randomweirdo
4 years ago#6
Bleh, I still get sales tax and free shipping really depends on who is selling it.

That and UPS really has a very hard time finding my place and the super saver shipping usually uses UPS ground. I don't blame them, even I don't get how in the heck my place is on the street it says it is and giving directions to people is a pain in the ***. Also doesn't help much that someone had the bright idea of painting the apartment numbers the same color as the wall.

Though also, people really do like the instant gratification of walking in to a brick and mortar store and walking out with a game. Waiting for something to arrive really can be hard on your patience. Also returns are easier with brick and mortar stores.

User Info: TantrumBull

TantrumBull
4 years ago#7
Because not everyone wants to order online.
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User Info: Halochief6

Halochief6
4 years ago#8
I don't like shopping online. That's why.
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User Info: Robin_Mask

Robin_Mask
4 years ago#9
Halochief6 posted...
I don't like shopping online. That's why.


Same.
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User Info: GGearX

GGearX
4 years ago#10
Robin_Mask posted...
Halochief6 posted...
I don't like shopping online. That's why.


Same.


And I don't like waiting for the game to ship.
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