Gamestop. I good place to buy games?

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2 years ago#1
I've been reading stories about how Gamestop has their mishappens...

http://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/997614-nintendo-3ds?search=Gamestop

I admit, I've NEVER went to a GS store to buy games. I often get them online at Amazon or recieved as a gift. But for future purposes, should I ever buy games from there?
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2 years ago#2
Damn.

Didn't even meant to put "I" on the title... :s
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2 years ago#3
I good?
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2 years ago#4
I've been buying my games almost exclusively(retail) from GameStop since 2005. I have only ever run in to 1 problem there, and it was easily resolved. The majority of the stories you read on this board about problems at GameStop are over exaggerated.
2 years ago#5
ACx7 posted...
I've been buying my games almost exclusively(retail) from GameStop since 2005. I have only ever run in to 1 problem there, and it was easily resolved. The majority of the stories you read on this board about problems at GameStop are over exaggerated.


^ This. They frequently get preorder bonuses for games I like, plus I have their membership card, so I save 10% on used (basically covers the tax) and get points saved up to use later. I've gotten alot of harder to find games much cheaper and complete from them with a little patience (wait for someone to trade-in) as well.

I always check the discs of used games though, just to make sure they aren't badly scratched, but I do that for any disc based media I buy used (GS, Best Buy, Target, etc.).
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2 years ago#6
They open the games that are being sold, that is a no no for me. Will the games work and function like an unopened game? Yes, but I've had one instance where there was a save file already on a new copy of Diddy Kong Racing that I bought. I don't go to Gamestop anymore after that, I may consider pre-ordering some games with bonuses exclusive to the store.
2 years ago#7
I had no issue with them. I buy all my games from them.
2 years ago#8
literally the same s*** you'll find anywhere else
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2 years ago#9
Gamestop has been nothing but nice to me. The new manager at my local store even gave me a free Power Up Rewards thing because the idiots at another store forgot to refill it even though we paid.
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2 years ago#10
I wonder if Canada will ever get the Power Up Rewards card.
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