During January's sojourn to Kotaku headquarters in NYC, I stopped by the fabled Video Games New York, where I picked up a scratched but serviceable PlayStation 2 for $80. Today GameStop announced it is once again accepting trade-ins of the best-selling game system of all time. My timing sucks.
GameStop might not accept your band game instruments as trade anymore, but the company does have its eye on another sort of colorful plastic toys. Gaming website Pixelitis recently received information about a Skylanders trade-in program being tested at several U.S. GameStop locations.
The Batman: Arkham City new copy-only Catwoman content issue won't be affecting used sales at GameStop, as an internal memo reveals that customers purchasing the game preowned will score a Catwoman code as well.
In comments yesterday, Electronic Arts' chief financial officer suggested that Online Pass—the program under which gamers who pick up a used copy of an EA Sports game typically shell out another $10 to EA if they want to activate multiplayer for it—has netted the company in the realm of $10 to $15 million since it was…
From Georgia, uh, comes the most pernicious piece of anti-used games propaganda I've ever seen. A mother of two small children says she will from now on buy new games because she found a hand-drawn pornographic picture inserted in the case of a used one bought at GameStop. The kicker? This all went down
on in a town…
After getting into hot water earlier today for opening new PC copies of Square Enix's Deus Ex: Human Revolution and removing codes for a free OnLive version of the game prior to sale, video game retailer GameStop has pulled the games from its shelves pending recall.
Ubisoft today confirmed rumors that they will begin locking out free online multiplayer modes to anyone who buys some of their newer games used.
Used Copies of Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D might not be worth your money because Capcom made it impossible to for anyone to erase game save date from the game card.
One Wii console, one Wii Balance Board and apparently all 408 games released in Japan. Yours for a cool one million yen. That's over US$11,000.
Four minutes, two teams, and no respawns. That's the basic description of Medal of Honor's new Clean Sweep mode, available on November 2 as a free download for the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3, unless you bought the game used.
If it's not the advent of digital game that could kill bricks-and-mortar game retailers, it might be the law. A recent Federal appeals court ruling could impact how used games are bought and sold.
Ever wanted to own your own games store? Well, you can buy one on eBay - or the inventory of one set to close on Sept. 1 in Grand Junction, Colo. The owner ships it free up to 750 miles.
Three months after its kiosk partner bellied up, ending Walmart's first foray into used game returns, the retail behemoth is climbing back in the ring with another provider, and will offer more than just used discs.
EA's "Project Ten Dollar" initiative marches on in Battlefield: Bad Company 2, with four multiplayer maps included on the disc, unlocked via VIP codes found only in new copies of the game.
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.
The average price for used video game sales on eBay and other resellers dropped nearly 12 percent from last year, according to an analysis by Video Game Price Charts.Com.
GameStop will be getting some major competition in the used game market in Canada as Best Buy Canada begins to roll out used video game sales at their Future Shop outlets throughout the country. The company is kicking things off with a test at six of its Calgary stores, with plans on rolling out used product to each…