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Worst B&M Game Retailer 2012


Poll: Who was the Worst Brick & Mortar Game Retailer of 2012? (1732 member(s) have cast votes)

Who was the Worst Brick & Mortar Game Retailer of 2012?

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#1 CheapyD   Head Cheap Ass Administrators   17102 Posts   Joined 12.4 Years Ago  

Posted 28 February 2013 - 08:24 AM

Please post your nominations for Worst B&M Game Retailer 2012.

#2 bardockkun   Porn, Kitsch And Firearms CAGiversary!   9973 Posts   Joined 9.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 08:31 AM

Gamestop. No deals to be found.
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Posted 28 February 2013 - 09:09 AM

gamestop for sure lol
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#4 movie2cats   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   235 Posts   Joined 5.9 Years Ago  

Posted 28 February 2013 - 09:11 AM

Sony Style Store. I'm not trying to hate on them just couldn't find anything there. Even deals posted within the hour or so.

#5 TheThoughtlessOne   Blame Jon Irenicus CAGiversary!   73 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 09:55 AM

Best Buy, I've gotten some great online deals from them, but I've NEVER found a deal in-store.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:21 AM

gamestop

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#7 SilentBob50023   Kneel Before Zod CAGiversary!   739 Posts   Joined 6.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:30 AM

Wal-Mart, home of the full-price games long past universal markdowns other stores take. We've all seen games that are in bargain bins elsewhere still marked at $59.96.

Only thing it's good for is the scammers doing fraudulent returns for credit.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:48 AM

Wal-Mart

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 11:15 AM

GameStop

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 11:29 AM

Wal-Mart
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#11 argyle  

Posted 28 February 2013 - 12:45 PM

Yeah, there WERE sales at Gamestop last year - there is never anything at Wal-Mart except for maybe on BF. So Wal-Mart, no doubt.
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#12 oasisboy   Banned Banned   3135 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 01:32 PM

Yeah, there WERE sales at Gamestop last year - there is never anything at Wal-Mart except for maybe on BF. So Wal-Mart, no doubt.


Agreed. Wal-Mart only has deals on Black Friday. That's it.

It cracks me up to see GameStop being mentioned when they had deals quite often. Where else can you get $1.99 games and trade your junk?

Don't forget max payne 3 CE for $19.99.

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#13 NzumbeKiller   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   111 Posts   Joined 3.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 01:34 PM

walmart, i really dont want that five year old basketball game for ps2 for 40 dollars. Nice try though i almost bought it. ;)

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 02:05 PM

Hastings, they take forever to universally mark down games

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 02:07 PM

walmart

#16 FerDK   Old School CAGiversary!   1316 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

Posted 28 February 2013 - 02:13 PM

Gamestop
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#17 Johnnybeachboy   Need a CHEAP PS VITA CAGiversary!   1453 Posts   Joined 4.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 03:00 PM

I got the epic edition of Gears 3 for $50.
It was almost mint. I now have a "good" Gamestop.

You know what, Target is worse. Imaginary clearance sales. ......

#18 beaus27   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   272 Posts   Joined 7.5 Years Ago  

Posted 28 February 2013 - 03:04 PM

GameStop. Plus they closed the closest GS to me this year!

#19 kburns10   You Gots to Chill CAGiversary!   1633 Posts   Joined 5.6 Years Ago  

Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:22 PM

Wal-Mart

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:43 PM

gamestop, cause walmart sucks at everything

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#21 knightsdwn   Beautiful Plastic CAGiversary!   3348 Posts   Joined 7.9 Years Ago  

Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:44 PM

Target. At least Walmart had a great BF and Gamestop had a serviceable one.

#22 kennygmoney   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   40 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:46 PM

GameStop

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#23 Sonne   The U CAGiversary!   851 Posts   Joined 4.4 Years Ago  

Posted 28 February 2013 - 05:08 PM

Wal-Mart. Not a single game was bought there all year.

#24 Billytwoshoes   Perpetually behind the times CAGiversary!   1632 Posts   Joined 3.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 05:23 PM

Except for a few decent online / BF deals, Wal-mart is my least favorite B&M store, their clearance section is a joke.

#25 tylerh1701   Clap it up, my Hammies CAGiversary!   24936 Posts   Joined 4.0 Years Ago  

Posted 28 February 2013 - 05:48 PM

I gotta say Walmart. I got the MP3 CE from Gamestop and Target had that $20 trade in program that one week for crap games, so I gotta say Walmart did the least to impress me this year.

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#26 dark_inchworm   Oyasuminasai CAGiversary!   1493 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 06:05 PM

Best Buy. They may have stepped up on the deals in recent times but their consistency of service is still in the shitter.

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#27 MSUHitman   Checkmate Arcade Co-Host CAGiversary!   12582 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

Posted 28 February 2013 - 06:55 PM

Target. At least Walmart had a great BF and Gamestop had a serviceable one.


I vote Target as well. Clearance dried up and they never have good deals. Takes a Steelbook and some gift cards (Tomb Raider) to get me to buy a game from them for the first time in over a year.

#28 Darklurkr23   Contest Win' Machine CAGiversary!   1860 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 07:05 PM

I don't know Wal-mart was pretty crappy this year. no sales on ANYTHING. At least Gamesotp had a couple "extra 50% sales)

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#29 Oregon   CAG Collector CAGiversary!   1933 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

Posted 28 February 2013 - 07:34 PM

Gamestop, sending all these "NEW" copies of Xenoblade Chronicles to people.

#30 Times4   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   12 Posts   Joined 3.2 Years Ago  

Posted 28 February 2013 - 07:34 PM

My vote goes to Wal-Mart, GameStop had so many PS2/PSP Pre-owned sales this year that it was probably my most-visited store :3