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120 stores out of 6500. most of us won't even notice.
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That's it guys, no more Battletoads for the Wii. rolleyes.gif

That's OK...the Gold and Silver Pawn shop has it for sale...call them up and ask them.
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Their stores saturate the market. And the constant selling of used games hurts Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft. Personally I rather buy a discounted game on sale than buy used. I'll buy a used console, because those are always produced or sold above cost of manufacturing.
Edited by SpeedyVT - 4/24/14 at 12:49pm
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Their stores saturate the market.

This.

There are three of them I can think of within three miles of me, and I'm not in a particularly densely populated area.
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Good!

Hate gamestop

For those that shop there, shame on you. Place is worse then walmart thumb.gif
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Their stores saturate the market. And the constant selling of used games hurts Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft. Personally I rather buy a discounted game on sale than buy used. I'll buy a used console, because those are always produced or sold above cost of manufacturing.
Just pointing out that the console are usually sold for a break even point around launch. This is compared to the bill of materials. Then as the life of the console moves on, the consoles are sold at a slight loss in favor of volume. So it is rare to see the hardware to be sold at very much above the bill of materials, plus the cost of manufacturing.
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Just pointing out that the console are usually sold for a break even point around launch. This is compared to the bill of materials. Then as the life of the console moves on, the consoles are sold at a slight loss in favor of volume. So it is rare to see the hardware to be sold at very much above the bill of materials, plus the cost of manufacturing.

Meant it that way, dyslexia has me saying weird things! URGH! Brain problems! tongue.gif
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With the Nintendo eShop and Steam I have no reason to go buy a physical game nor go into a gamestop. If I lived rurally it would be different but it is not
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Meant it that way, dyslexia has me saying weird things! URGH! Brain problems! tongue.gif
No worries smile.gif just making sure it was clear
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With the Nintendo eShop and Steam I have no reason to go buy a physical game nor go into a gamestop. If I lived rurally it would be different but it is not
I feel like living rurally would be a problem for both methods of distribution. Obviously the ISPs in rural areas are sub-par, as well it may be hard to have a physical game store location in a lower density population area
Edited by Ulatec - 4/24/14 at 1:22pm
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No worries smile.gif just making sure it was clear

No problems! tongue.gif
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