See What Actually Happens to Your Dirty, Broken, Pre-Owned Video Games

As we found out last week, not every game you sell to GameStop ends up on that store's shelf. Sometimes games and hardware are sent to an enormous facility in Texas for testing, cleaning and re-assignment.

Want to see what that process actually looks like? These images show you exactly what happens when the games and consoles are being scrubbed and put through the wringer. From iPhones to PlayStation 3s, you can see cleaning stations, testing stations, and a whole lot of Xbox 360 controllers without their clothes on.

I don't know about you, but I find this fascinating. It's like a repair shop meets a butcher's shop. Only, with less blood.


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