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GameStop massively increased trade in values of recent titles for Rewards members


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#181 callmewoof

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 06:38 PM

Traded in 6 games that I either got as gifts or less than msrp ($10 sly cooper for example) for a whopping $131 credit (decided to add on the pro membership, so minus that but plus 10%). Sweet deal.

Now what do I buy? :( maybe Ill wait for nextgen like everyone else or for the next big Rpg. Ah well.
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 06:39 PM

Is there a limit on how many you can trade? or would you suggest go to 2 stores?, i bought 2 forza horizons , well for 35$ i can wait to play, and can get another gift..

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 06:46 PM

I read through that whole list and the only freaking game I have is oddly enough...

The amazing spiderman on 3DS.

Just got it Tuesday from target on clearance foe 12.50.

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 06:46 PM

Traded in 6 games that I either got as gifts or less than msrp ($10 sly cooper for example) for a whopping $131 credit (decided to add on the pro membership, so minus that but plus 10%). Sweet deal.

Now what do I buy? :( maybe Ill wait for nextgen like everyone else or for the next big Rpg. Ah well.


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Posted 07 December 2012 - 06:48 PM

The idea of finally picking up a PS3 has been fluttering in my mind since Black friday. Picked up a new 360 instead so I might use this promo to get a used console for some God of War and infamous :D

#186 Waggles

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 06:55 PM

gonna trade in Alice and buy a psn card for Okami HD. then I will have effectively paid 10$ for Okami :D

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 06:59 PM

Hell I paid $30 for :360: Alice like 18 months ago when it was a few months old and never finished it. With the Complete Collection dropping on PC (including the original Alice game and DLC), I'll just wait for a cheap sale on that and dump this copy. That plus Sly, Forza, and maybe a couple others. Lego Star Wars Complete is $15 brand new on Amazon right now, for crying out loud, and I've got a lot of Lego games to play.
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:05 PM

Definitely about to go to work (Kmart) and buy all of our copies of Portal 2, use a $15 coupon, and then flip them for over double.

#189 brandtron8000

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:07 PM

Will this stack with the I didn't read the thread promo?
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:07 PM

Traded AC3, UMVC3, WWE 13 and UFC Undisputed 3.

I watched a guy spend basically the exact same amount I got on Little Big Planet Karting and Lego Batman 2 alone and almost cried.

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:13 PM

well since GameStop "new" games are *coughcough*...

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:15 PM

Nothing for Dishonored.

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:18 PM

I don't know if this is a silly question.. it probably is. Will this deal work for cash trades?

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:21 PM

I was thinking of trading in my copy of Hitman Blood Money since I got a free Steam copy for preordering Absolution at GS. Then I saw that a used copy is fetching about $40 on Amazon. I think I'll wait to sell it there. So anyone that also sells on Amazon or wherever, make sure you double check sell values before trading in. You might get a better deal.

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:24 PM

I have about 2 or 3 games on that list and are sealed except for Dead Island goty which I just opened and started playing LAST NIGHT. I am already hooked on it, but $20... could trade that, RDRGOTY, and UMVC3 towards Far Cry 3. Backlog is large and and Far Cry 3 looks HUGE with the crafting and all. My wife has shown interest in playing it as well.

I really want to keep and play RDRGOTY but not sure if it will hit sub $30 anytime soon.

#196 Admiral Ackbar

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:25 PM

So I buy GoW Collection for $20. I download The Origins collection. I get 30 days free PS+. And I can trade it back into Gamestop for $22? Genius!

#197 lilman

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:27 PM

Traded Kirby Return to Dreamland Wii for $30.

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:31 PM

Definitely about to go to work (Kmart) and buy all of our copies of Portal 2, use a $15 coupon, and then flip them for over double.


Is this an instore price only? Online I still see it for $19.99. And I thought you could only trade in one of the same game at the same Gamestop?

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:36 PM

I was thinking of trading in my copy of Hitman Blood Money since I got a free Steam copy for preordering Absolution at GS. Then I saw that a used copy is fetching about $40 on Amazon. I think I'll wait to sell it there. So anyone that also sells on Amazon or wherever, make sure you double check sell values before trading in. You might get a better deal.


Blood Money is a kind of rare-ish game. Or at least not common. You know something is up when GS sells a 6 year old game for $30 and is running trade in credit promos for it.

I regret never buying it back in the day (borrowed a friends to play it)

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So I buy GoW Collection for $20. I download The Origins collection. I get 30 days free PS+. And I can trade it back into Gamestop for $22? Genius!


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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:38 PM

Is this an instore price only? Online I still see it for $19.99. And I thought you could only trade in one of the same game at the same Gamestop?


Yeah, it's in-store only, like a lot of our weekly promos. I'm sure it's the same with Deus Ex ($10) and Red Faction Armageddon ($15).

We don't have many copies, but one PS3, one Xbox at two stores.

#202 highoffcoffee496

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:41 PM

I don't know if this is a silly question.. it probably is. Will this deal work for cash trades?


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#203 FlyingMonkey9

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:45 PM

Anyone know how much dishonored trades for?

#204 JaylisJayP

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:46 PM

Keep in mind all that these are bonus trade values. So ur PUR bonus is off the regular value. I just traded Black Ops 2 and it was $42 total not $44. Not sure if this was posted yet.

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:49 PM

I just called gamestop and they said portal 2 goes for 9$ when traded w/out bonus..? 360 version

#206 Tobezijian

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:52 PM

I just called gamestop and they said portal 2 goes for 9$ when traded w/out bonus..? 360 version


You have to actually go to the store and trade it and be a PUR member. It's not gonna pull up on their computer by doing a manual search for it.

Can anyone find any logical reason why the 360 version of Borderlands 2 isn't on this list? :(

#207 Timenice

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:52 PM

I wanna wait till Sunday so I don't waste gas I.e. I'm cheap
But last time I waited they wouldn't honor mass effect 3

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:55 PM

Damn next pay day is next friday 2 days before this sale ends...

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:56 PM

I wanna wait till Sunday so I don't waste gas I.e. I'm cheap
But last time I waited they wouldn't honor mass effect 3


Good luck waiting. I won't be shocked if they lower a popular game or two, like last time, during this 'guaranteed' trade in deal.

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#210 SInX4Lyfe

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:59 PM

You have to actually go to the store and trade it and be a PUR member. It's not gonna pull up on their computer by doing a manual search for it.

Can anyone find any logical reason why the 360 version of Borderlands 2 isn't on this list? :(


PUR is the free one right?