Retail is a tough racket. It's no easy gig. Sometimes, it's boring. Sometimes, it exhausting. And sometimes, it's completely bonkers.
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Game Crazy went belly-up earlier this year, removing one more retail alternative to GameStop from American shopping centers and malls. The sell-off of its remaining stock is on hold while two liquidators battle over who's bidding the most for it.
They weren't charging nearly enough for their used games. Weird pricing decision by GameStop for Modern Warfare 2, (Xbox 360 version), spied by reader DSForte.
Game Crazy, which shuttered numerous locations earlier this year under its parent company's bankruptcy reorganization, will now liquidate and then close all remaining stores beginning in two weeks, according to the store director of one in Oregon.
When it quietly went online for pre-launch testing early last year, Glyde was a reseller marketplace built with a midwestern, middle-aged book or music lover in mind. Then the gamers found it, and practically took over.
If you could play a video game with any celebrity, who would it be? A recent survey conducted by Weekly Reader Research reveals that boys aged 8-17 want to get their game on with President Obama. Who did girls pick?
As seen at one of many recently closed Game Crazy locations.
MAG's rolling out some exclusive in-game character models should you be of a mind to pre-order the game. GameStop and Game Crazy get two of them, the third is TBD. Amazon's confirmed for ... meh ... access to a PlayStation Home space.
Earlier this week GameCrazy held their annual retailer convention in Las Vegas, getting a chance to check out a slew of upcoming titles... and shoot video of at least one.
Electronics retailer Best Buy is firing a shot at competitors GameStop and Game Crazy, offering a price match guarantee on video games that would match prices on new titles against other retailers used prices. Yeah, that is awesome.
Insomniac is promising players the moon in exchange for their Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time pre-order, one of four different pre-order packages scattered across the universe of video game retail.
Multiple anonymous tipsters have sent us word, and picture, of Game Crazy's Resident Evil 5 preorder gift, which is to be announced by Capcom on Tuesday. It's a
snow sand globe of Chris and Sheva.
And here I thought novelty celebrity phone messages were a thing of the past. Not so for Game Crazy, who have Samuel L. Jackson reminding customers to pre-order Afro Samurai.
Take a gander at this special, limited edition commemorative Street Fighter IV coin, available exclusively to folks who pre-order Capcom's next big fighting game from retailer GameCrazy.