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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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#151 marjincharge   Howdy! CAGiversary!   534 Posts   Joined 2.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 05:04 AM

GameStop

#152 JakeM17   Semper Fi CAGiversary!   726 Posts   Joined 2.5 Years Ago  

Posted 19 April 2013 - 06:55 AM

Gamestop for sure!

#153 TheNumberOneShmuck   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   8 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 09:37 AM

I have nothing against Walmart generally, but they really are pretty worthless for gaming as long as you have basically any alternative.

#154 pacino408   LS CAGiversary!   569 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:15 PM

Gamestop, had my fire emblem game reserved there and it was never received.

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#155 Revixe06   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   895 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

Posted 19 April 2013 - 04:23 PM

Wal-Mart
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#156 RealQuick   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   19 Posts   Joined 7.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 06:37 PM

Gamestop barely had any deals. Sometimes the preowned games cost more than the new ones.

#157 gamerjock   CAG Newbie CAG in Training   11 Posts   Joined 2.1 Years Ago  

gamerjock

Posted 20 April 2013 - 05:29 AM

Gamestop

#158 skiizim   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8484 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

Posted 20 April 2013 - 06:57 AM

I have nothing against Walmart generally, but they really are pretty worthless for gaming as long as you have basically any alternative.


This is why I voted for Wal-Mart, the other two may have there drawbacks but at least they try. Wal-Mart has had way to few deals to even consider them, I've gotten lucky with clearance but that is few and far between.

#159 zombieking779   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   64 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 11:12 PM

K-Mart.... With their "take off an additional 70% on clearance games" that the employees never know about and the system are never updated with deals. They also have 6 year old games that still cost $59.99. Only good thing about this place is their BOGO 50% off which happens once in a blue moon.

#160 MSUHitman   Checkmate Arcade Co-Host CAGiversary!   12366 Posts   Joined 8.9 Years Ago  

Posted 21 April 2013 - 05:44 AM

I think it should be Target as clearance sucks now and they didn't have any good deals until these last few weeks. Walmart is automatically safe for Black Friday but that's it.

I guess I have to choose KMart even though I did get a good deal on Halo CE HD but after Josh left they went back to being irrelevant.

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#161 neudog   Airborne! CAGiversary!   7499 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

Posted 21 April 2013 - 06:27 AM

Gamestop hands down. Walmart might have NBA Court-side for $49.96:P, but only idiots buy full retail months after launch. Walmart has online/site to store deals, in-store deals (though occasionally YMMV) and price match. GS has cheap prices on old ass piece of shit titles most gamers own or don't want. GS is a gaming virus. We here on this site can talk about GS deals, but average consumer gets screwed by GS.
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#162 mikepeluso   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   589 Posts   Joined 6.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 April 2013 - 10:37 AM

Wal-mart

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Posted 21 April 2013 - 08:22 PM

Wal-mart


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Posted 22 April 2013 - 02:55 PM

Gamestop, can't really blame Walmart or Kmart since gaming isnt their main objective.

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#165 Tankcore   Unmotivated CAG CAG in Training   10 Posts   Joined 2.1 Years Ago  

Posted 22 April 2013 - 03:53 PM

Is voting closed already, or am I too new to vote? Obviously the poll says I can't vote on it, so I was curious...

#166 thadwhit   Cheap Shit Master CAGiversary!   202 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 22 April 2013 - 07:04 PM

Gamestop. cause they suck.
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#167 Termite04   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   7 Posts   Joined 4.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 04:11 PM

Wal-Mart. EVERY time I try to find a game that's not Halo or Call of Duty, they have NO CLUE what I'm talking about. It really irritates me! You can totally forget any Nintendo midnight releases. Wal-Mart employees live under rocks.

#168 mtseggay   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   12 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 April 2013 - 02:59 AM

I'd say Kmart, why not? :lol: It's not a very informed criticism, though.

#169 GaryYam   CAG in Training CAG in Training   33 Posts   Joined 2.5 Years Ago  

Posted 24 April 2013 - 02:24 PM

Gamestop

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 02:29 PM

This is a hard one since Walmart and Gamestop, both have awful sales and employees.

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#171 jigawatts121   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   8 Posts   Joined 4.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 03:19 PM

Gamestop

#172 crazyivan19   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   547 Posts   Joined 6.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 03:21 PM

Gamestop, mostly because of their trade-in prices.

#173 Mashero   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   4 Posts   Joined 5.0 Years Ago  

Posted 24 April 2013 - 03:36 PM

Sadly Gamestop

#174 amari   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   113 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 24 April 2013 - 03:44 PM

I will say Gamestop.

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#175 DeilGyre   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   36 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

Posted 24 April 2013 - 05:17 PM

GameStop.
Always GameStop.
Only $5 off new prices, sometimes used prices much higher than new prices...and those goddamn sticky stickers.
Hate that store.

#176 lolmark   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   80 Posts   Joined 9.7 Years Ago  

Posted 24 April 2013 - 06:30 PM

Gamestop. I dislike their hamfisted efforts to get me to pre-order a game and I hate that they get all the damn pre-order exclusives.

#177 renebasketball   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   100 Posts   Joined 2.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 06:32 PM

gamestop!

#178 GMneku   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   38 Posts   Joined 3.2 Years Ago  

Posted 25 April 2013 - 09:29 AM

Gamestop hands down. No one ever knows what they're doing.

#179 FinderKeeper   Late Adopter (2016, baby!) CAGiversary!   256 Posts   Joined 4.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 26 April 2013 - 03:06 AM

As bad as Gamestop is, they save themselves in this category (not online, though) by having the occasional B2G1 deals. Having said that, I avoid them the rest of the time.

My vote goes to Walmart. Buying video games there is like buying the day-old hot dogs at a convenience store...for full price. Really no point unless you have no other option. Even Black Friday is less of a reason for going, given the online deals available at the same or better prices.

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#180 PlanMasterSkeem   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   19 Posts   Joined 6.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 26 April 2013 - 02:57 PM

Wal-Mart. Won't even price match their own website.