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Great time at GameStop today, amazon trade in is a joke.


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Initial post: Nov 6, 2012, 2:36:34 PM PST
Chris94 says:
Just got back from GameStop and had a great time. Haven't been there ina while, been using amazon video game trade in, which I won't be using anymore.
Traded in
Medal of Honor warfighter-got $26, amazon trade in $14
Xcom enemy unknown-got $28, amazon trade in $19
Command and conquer kanes wrath-got $10,amazon trade in $5
Lord of the rings middle earth 2-got $11,amazon trade in $3
Splinter cell conviction-got $7, amazon trade in $5
Fifa street-got $15(with no case or manual)amazon trade in $3
Got $95, pre ordered hitman absolution in full and still got $35 left. If I did trade in at amazon I would have gotten about $45-$50.

Get your shit together amazon, newer games used to get a trade in value of $32 now most new games are around $22 or $15 just a few days after its out.

Posted on Nov 6, 2012, 2:44:19 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 6, 2012, 2:44:51 PM PST
MrFoxhound says:
I have no idea why you are so angry at Amazon. Sounds like you got more money by doing your due diligence; however, you still have a fistful of sand stuck in your craw because Amazon's prices are lower. News Flash: You didn't use Amazon.

Ah, 50 Cent is BroncosDude. That's good to know.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 6, 2012, 2:46:36 PM PST
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Posted on Nov 6, 2012, 2:49:06 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 6, 2012, 2:49:30 PM PST
Zak Iarih says:
Trade-in anywhere is a joke, you'd have to be stupid not to just sell em yourself... then again you are 50 Cent

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 6, 2012, 2:49:11 PM PST
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In reply to an earlier post on Nov 6, 2012, 2:49:49 PM PST
Kirksplosion says:
Could've traded in Warfighter ($40), XCOM ($32) and Splinter Cell ($8) at Best Buy. An extra $19, my man!

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 6, 2012, 2:51:09 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 6, 2012, 2:51:19 PM PST
MrFoxhound says:
And yet he's not seething with trade-in rage at Gamestop for getting ripped off for that extra $19.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 6, 2012, 2:53:01 PM PST
Chris94 says:
No best buys near me have trade in. Plus they don't have good deals.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 6, 2012, 2:55:37 PM PST
Kirksplosion says:
"Plus they don't have good deals."

Ha, you obviously haven't paid much attention to their deals, then. In the retail space, Best Buy has really been churning out good sales and promotions (especially pre-order bonuses). I've got nothing against GameStop as a company, but it seems I rarely find a good deal there.

Posted on Feb 25, 2013, 12:45:12 AM PST
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Posted on Feb 25, 2013, 4:27:19 AM PST
Gameresq says:
You would get even more for your games if you sold them on Amazon Marketplace. The fact that the mods let this thread live is a testament to both their openness to criticism and their tolerance for nonsense.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 25, 2013, 5:39:00 AM PST
The Drizzle says:
i went there as well this weekend.

traded in:
mario kart wii (with mario kart 7, i havent played wii in years)
kirby epic yarn (bought on sale for 8 bucks, traded it in for 10)
donkey kong returns (will pick up 3ds version when released)
rayman origins 360
force unleashed
force unleashed 2
CoD declassified
Army corps of hell
tekken tag wii u edition
playstation all stars ps3 (only play vita version)
borderlands ps3 (have on xbox as well, dont need a copy on each)
total trade in: ~$180.

picked up:
Ni No Kuni (new) $50
resonance of fate used
el shaddai
lollipop chainsaw
red dead redemption
transformers FoC
Rayman origins vita
Rage
renewed powerup pro
total ~$182

Posted on Feb 25, 2013, 5:41:58 AM PST
FOGE says:
This is a zombie thread. Not sure why it needed to be resurrected. I trade in about 1% of my games. I call myself a collector. Truth is, I freak out and think that Ill get around to replaying all of my games at some point adn I just cant let go. Though I am replaying Mass Effect and Bioshock right now.

Posted on Feb 25, 2013, 5:56:11 AM PST
JO MOMMA says:
3 weeks ago traded in:
Kinect
Halo Reach Controller
Gears of War 3 Controller
Lego Star Wars 3 Clone Wars
Lego Pirates
Lego Batman 2
Ghostbusters
Mortal Kombat
Halo: Combat Evolved
Halo 4

Total - $150

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 25, 2013, 5:59:01 AM PST
MrFoxhound says:
Because now there is definitive proof (as if we couldn't tell from his post structure) that Magz is Broncosdude, that racist, pos.

Posted on Feb 25, 2013, 9:05:18 AM PST
Scratchy says:
Thinking about going in there soon and trading in AC3, Sleeping dogs and The amazing spiderman while they still have some value to preorder last of us.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 25, 2013, 9:08:31 AM PST
FOGE says:
Ah. I missed that whole debacle. But now I know.

Posted on Feb 25, 2013, 9:12:01 AM PST
Did great at gamestop this weekend myself. Traded NCAA Football 13 (PS3), Modern Warfare 3 (360), MGS Collection (360) and something else that I can't remember, I got $75.

Posted on Feb 25, 2013, 9:34:20 AM PST
GarionOrb says:
How much will Game Stop typically give you for a Kinect?

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 25, 2013, 9:35:40 AM PST
JO MOMMA says:
$20

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 25, 2013, 9:41:40 AM PST
The Drizzle says:
ouch. i was disapointed when i first moved. i traded in my wireless adaptor for 360 (the black one, bought it for 80 or 100), and got 12 bucks for it. i had no use for it when i moved.

Posted on Feb 25, 2013, 9:43:47 AM PST
Finger says:
Anyone know if they offer decent trade-in credits on consoles? I don't know if their occasional bonus deals apply to hardware as well. I'm thinking about trading in one of my PS3s.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 25, 2013, 9:45:34 AM PST
Shattered hopes and dreams.

Posted on Feb 25, 2013, 9:46:22 AM PST
Fidel Amaya says:
Assasins Creed 3 is $39.99 on Amazon. its $59.99 at Gamestop.
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