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


#1201 ckc4043   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1982 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

Posted 12 December 2012 - 03:41 PM

Does GameStop accept chipped disc from gamefly?

#1202 Donut2922   Read the OP! CAGiversary!   9587 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 12 December 2012 - 04:10 PM

eh im pretty sure ive gone to do a trade in and a gs clerk said, 'i see you traded in ______ for ___ recently.'


Uh oh if that's true ....

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 04:25 PM

I got UFC Undisputed 3 for $15 on BF from Amazon. I was planning on keeping it even though I could sell it for $20 because I do want to play it. Then I realized that I could just take the online code out of it and trade it in now for a small profit. Ill buy it back later once the price drops some more (which we all know it will be $10 soon). The only reason I bought it new was for the online pass so I could platinum it at some point.

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#1204 Metal Militia   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   571 Posts   Joined 7.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 04:31 PM

I got UFC Undisputed 3 for $15 on BF from Amazon. I was planning on keeping it even though I could sell it for $20 because I do want to play it. Then I realized that I could just take the online code out of it and trade it in now for a small profit. Ill buy it back later once the price drops some more (which we all know it will be $10 soon). The only reason I bought it new was for the online pass so I could platinum it at some point.


UFC Undisputed 3 is a hell of a lot better than Undisputed 2010.

#1205 ckc4043   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1982 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

Posted 12 December 2012 - 04:30 PM

I am thinking whether to trade my god of war saga, sly collection, dead island goty.....All brand new sealed

#1206 nightmare452   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2476 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 04:37 PM

Seems a Hitman HD Trilogy is coming out. Just saw Joystiq post about it. Gonna trade in my copy of Blood Money since it will come included in the upcoming collection.

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#1207 KingofOldSchool   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   5092 Posts   Joined 10.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 04:38 PM

Uh oh if that's true ....


They have the ability to see your most recent transactions, it's nothing new. Some employees just don't bother bringing it up. Most managers tell their minimum wage slaves to look at that when suggesting preorders or trying to get the customer to reup their Pro card.
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#1208 T1NY   Chewing Aluminum Foil CAGiversary!   1241 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

Posted 12 December 2012 - 04:48 PM

Seems a Hitman HD Trilogy is coming out. Just saw Joystiq post about it. Gonna trade in my copy of Blood Money since it will come included in the upcoming collection.


What great news to start my day off with. :applause:

#1209 Donut2922   Read the OP! CAGiversary!   9587 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 12 December 2012 - 04:58 PM

They have the ability to see your most recent transactions, it's nothing new. Some employees just don't bother bringing it up. Most managers tell their minimum wage slaves to look at that when suggesting preorders or trying to get the customer to reup their Pro card.


I thought it was discussed here that the last 5 purchases come up and not the trade-ins. The recent purchase history prompt has been like that for a couple of years at least but not the trade-ins unless i've been misinformed this whole time.

#1210 joeyshadows   CAGiversary! Validating   1729 Posts   Joined 7.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 05:01 PM

Is there a difference between Mortal Kombat and Mortal Kombat Komplete? In the used trade in perspective. I picked up a copy of the regular game for pretty cheap and was tempted to get another copy and trade this one in.

#1211 tcrash247   ghosts.nin.com CAGiversary!   3625 Posts   Joined 13.0 Years Ago  

Posted 12 December 2012 - 05:11 PM

Is there a difference between Mortal Kombat and Mortal Kombat Komplete? In the used trade in perspective. I picked up a copy of the regular game for pretty cheap and was tempted to get another copy and trade this one in.


I think Komplete has all the DLC.

#1212 dbmottle   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   48 Posts   Joined 9.8 Years Ago  

Posted 12 December 2012 - 05:10 PM

Anyone know what the current trade value is for an Xbox 360 system? it's about a 2 year old white one with a 250 gb hard drive i bought. Are they still offering an extra $50?

#1213 wilflare   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2083 Posts   Joined 5.8 Years Ago  

Posted 12 December 2012 - 05:37 PM

hmm. so this promotion does not stack with the 50% extra credit for PULSE headset?

#1214 CrimsonPaw   Professional Cheapass CAGiversary!   2103 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 05:41 PM

I was under the impression that these increases were standard prices but it appears that they're considered a promotion. I tried to trade in MGS Collection, Assassin's Creed Vita, and NFS:MW Vita for Far Cry 3 thinking I could get an extra 30%, but the guy behind the counter with a double-chin beard said it wouldn't stack the deals.

I figure since FC3 is a Ubisoft game it'll be $40 in the next few weeks so I just took the $63 as saved credit.

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#1215 Royal High Knight   CAG's #1 Knucklehead CAGiversary!   5083 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 05:41 PM

there's 50% TIV boost regardless of buying a headset. You do have to buy something preowned though, so you better find Madden 2004 for the ps2 asap!!

And no, promo's dont stack, unless your Velo or his friend.

#1216 wilflare   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2083 Posts   Joined 5.8 Years Ago  

Posted 12 December 2012 - 05:53 PM

there's 50% TIV boost regardless of buying a headset. You do have to buy something preowned though, so you better find Madden 2004 for the ps2 asap!!

And no, promo's dont stack, unless your Velo or his friend.


don't quite get you.
so using this current TIV promotion does not work with the 50% TIV boost on buying a headset.

what's the bit about buying something preowned

#1217 AsstronautJones   bang bang what's the hang CAGiversary!   1041 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 05:56 PM

Just did a trade in and they scanned my ID and said it was so they could track theft by making sure people weren't trading in too many multiples of copies.

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:19 PM

I am thinking whether to trade my god of war saga, sly collection, dead island goty.....All brand new sealed


Remember that if you do trade in GoW Saga, two of the games are on a DLC voucher, so make sure to pull it out.


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#1219 Royal High Knight   CAG's #1 Knucklehead CAGiversary!   5083 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:20 PM

don't quite get you.
so using this current TIV promotion does not work with the 50% TIV boost on buying a headset.

what's the bit about buying something preowned


till the 15th there's a 50% TIV boost when you buying anything preowned. Promo's never stack though, so its one or the other

#1220 MSUHitman   Checkmate Arcade Co-Host CAGiversary!   13394 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:23 PM

Just did a trade in and they scanned my ID and said it was so they could track theft by making sure people weren't trading in too many multiples of copies.


No it's b/c St. Louis County now requires ID on any trade/pawn regardless if its for store credit or cash and it's to help track down merchandise that has been stolen to get cash and the person who stole it.

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#1221 shadowkast   Lowball Ban Lowball Ban   4980 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:24 PM

So you guys actually paid to join Powerup Rewards?

edit- i guess its not so bad since it includes a yr sub to Gameinformer. I never buy used at GS though or shop there altogether.

What are everyones impressions of the program?


Mine was free (cashier screwed something up and the manager said "enjoy the free membership"). Only had it 2 months now. I shop at gamestop maybe 3 times a year, don't flip, and keep all my games. I don't think I'll be getting much out of the program, though I do enjoy the magazine next to the toilet

Edit: yes it's pur pro before someone says something stupid

#1222 MSUHitman   Checkmate Arcade Co-Host CAGiversary!   13394 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:27 PM

Is there a difference between Mortal Kombat and Mortal Kombat Komplete? In the used trade in perspective. I picked up a copy of the regular game for pretty cheap and was tempted to get another copy and trade this one in.


Komplete has all the DLC characters and compatibility patches on the disc.

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#1223 cancerman1120   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9681 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:31 PM

Remember that if you do trade in GoW Saga, two of the games are on a DLC voucher, so make sure to pull it out.



That's what she said...sorry.

#1224 AsstronautJones   bang bang what's the hang CAGiversary!   1041 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:31 PM

No it's b/c St. Louis County now requires ID on any trade/pawn regardless if its for store credit or cash and it's to help track down merchandise that has been stolen to get cash and the person who stole it.


That makes me feel better

#1225 Croozer   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   59 Posts   Joined 4.0 Years Ago  

Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:34 PM

eh im pretty sure ive gone to do a trade in and a gs clerk said, 'i see you traded in ______ for ___ recently.'


I'm pretty sure if they dig in their system they can look up trade ins, but on the main page when they swipe your card it only shows the last six purchases.

#1226 mrclutch   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2632 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:39 PM

Remember that if you do trade in GoW Saga, two of the games are on a DLC voucher, so make sure to pull it out.

Is it the old PS2 games on the vouchers?

#1227 MSUHitman   Checkmate Arcade Co-Host CAGiversary!   13394 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:42 PM

That makes me feel better


Let me guess, you're at Sunset also? Or Telegraph? ie the two worst Gamestop's in south/west St. Louis County.

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#1228 MSUHitman   Checkmate Arcade Co-Host CAGiversary!   13394 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:43 PM

Is it the old PS2 games on the vouchers?


No it's the HD-upresed PSP games.

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#1229 MetalSlugger   :P CAGiversary!   2688 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:49 PM

Is it the old PS2 games on the vouchers?


No, HD PSN versions.

#1230 Irukandji   Lurking and Twerking CAGiversary!   1198 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

Posted 12 December 2012 - 07:00 PM

The gamestop down the road from me was doing a grand opening sale. B2G1. Everybody is getting video games for Christmas. XD

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