GameStop is overhauling trade-ins and launching a new program that will wind up giving people more money for the games they sell, Kotaku has learned.
Remember that time you walked into a big chain store with a shopping bag full of games, thinking you were going to cash out big time, only to leave with a gift card housing barely enough credit to grab even one new game? Of course you do; we've all been there.
After telling you about Best Buy's new trade-in program this morning, Target dropped us a line to let us know that their new electronics trade-in program will handle game trade-ins as well. Is anyone not offering game trade-ins?
Electronics retailer Best Buy has rolled out its new video game trade-in program nationwide, offering a $20 gift card with select titles to help offset the fact that GameStop gives more credit on average. Update: Forget the extra gift card.
Taking advantage of GameStop's current trade-in promotion, my extra copy of Mass Effect 2 netted me $56 in store credit, $1 more than the retailer sells the game used. I'd say it's a good week to trade-in your games.
News of retail giant Best Buy entering the used game market with automated trade-in kiosks failed to leave video game speciaty chain GameStop quaking in it's boots.
Electronics retailer Best Buy is stepping on a few GameStop toes in Texas this week, using the state as a test bed for game trade-in kiosks and used game sales.
Electronic Entertainment Design And Research compares used game trade-in values between GameStop and Amazon.com and finds that brick and mortar is still the way to go.