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Posted by Jesse_Dylan, 09 September 2008 · 199 views

http://www.youtube.c...istleblowerzero

I'm sure other people have posted this (it was on Kotaku, among other things, and mentioned in the CAGcast), but I think it's worth a re-post.

He actually mentions Cheap Ass Gamer in the 9th part (the final part) of the video. The one I've posted above is part 2. Part 1 mysteriously vanished.

If I get pro-Gamestop comments, I won't bother replying. I'm not looking to start an argument, but I think we owe it to the industry we love to be informed.




http://www.youtube.c...istleblowerzero

I'm sure other people have posted this (it was on Kotaku, among other things, and mentioned in the CAGcast), but I think it's worth a re-post.

He actually mentions Cheap Ass Gamer in the 9th part (the final part) of the video. The one I've posted above is part 2. Part 1 mysteriously vanished.

If I get pro-Gamestop comments, I won't bother replying. I'm not looking to start an argument, but I think we owe it to the industry we love to be informed.
Part 1 seems to be back. Either way, I tried to watch, but the fake ZeroPunctuation style of the narrator really annoyed me rather than amused me. That being said, I know you don't want to bother with pro-Gamestop comments, but I'll just throw this out anyway. The first argument the guy makes in video one is about used games. Let's face it, anyone who knows ANYTHING about video games won't trade in games anymore, unless there is some promo going on. GS knows this, because they have really been throwing out their extra TIV promos to get people to trade in. Then you look at their weekly web coupons, they are really trying to get people to come in and buy those traded in games. When you look at GS during these times, which all of us at CAG should be doing anyway, GS is not as bad as everyone makes it out to be. The low base TIV and 10% (plus edge) off used games thing is simply so they can make money of the uninformed customer. And if they can nab enough profit of those people that they can give the informed customer "extra" value for whatever, then I'm perfectly fine with it.