Tag Archive: gamestop

Wal-Mart beefs up its used game business

Wal-Mart, which took the plunge into the used video game business in March, is leveling up. The retailer on Tuesday announced the launch of a certified preowned program in 1,700 stores nationwide, finally… Continue reading

Walmart jumps into the game trade-in business

Retailer launching large-scale program at 3,100 US stores, aims to disrupt second-hand market While a few competitors have tried to make inroads over the years, when it comes to the better-than-$2 billion per… Continue reading

Walmart squares off against GameStop over used games

Look out GameStop. Here comes Walmart. The world’s largest retailer has announced plans to begin offering store credit — good for anything it sells — for used video games. The program starts March 26 in… Continue reading

Got a game you don’t want? Here’s what to do

You told your relatives you already had a copy of Grand Theft Auto V. You made it very clear to Santa that you didn’t own a Wii U, so there was no need… Continue reading

Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4 stalemated—except on eBay

The next-generation console wars are stalemated so far. Microsoft said Wednesday that it has sold more than 2 million Xbox One units in the system’s first 18 days of availability. That comes roughly a… Continue reading

Video game companies hope for a bountiful holiday

There are two stories to follow this holiday season in the gaming world: Hardware and software. With the high-profile launch of two new gaming systems and a slew of new games still to… Continue reading

Should you sell your current video game system?

The countdown is on for the launches of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, but the next generation won’t be cheap. The PlayStation 4 carries a price tag of $400, while the Xbox… Continue reading

GameStop’s Black Friday secrets revealed in leaked ad

Patient gamers could be rewarded this Black Friday. A newspaper circular for GameStop’s holiday deals has leaked onto the web — and if’ you’re in the market for an Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3, the… Continue reading

Xbox One will play used games, but it might cost you

Since the rumormongers starting whispering about Microsoft’s next-generation console over a year ago, one of the most controversial topics has been the fate of used games. Some reports said the system would make it… Continue reading

Former GameStop VP gets 51 months for fraud, embezzlement

Two years ago, Frank Christopher Olivera was scheduling media conference calls with GameStop executives. He was also illegally pocketing a lot of money from the company. Read more at Yahoo! Games