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http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/3...ming_Desks.php

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Major electronics retailer Best Buy will be adding sales clerks and in-store sales desks exclusively for the video game department in the current fiscal year, the company said at a presentation during an Analyst Day event today.

A presentation document obtained by Gamasutra and presented by senior VP Chris Homeister lays out plans for what the company dubs a "gaming transformation" as part of a "drive toward number one industry position" in the game software market.
Oh God no....
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Meh. Who shops at best buy for games anyway?
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Meh. Who shops at best buy for games anyway?
You'd be surprised, quite a few folks.
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HA! Goodluck. The last time I bought a game at Best Buy was..................... :/ .................................................. .........................................

Yeah. My point is, I can't remember.
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I would actually like to be part of this. It would be a great way to spread influential information to people that really don't know any better.

I hate bestbuy, but I'm jobless and it involves games
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I think it's a great idea just simply for the fact it will create a few jobs for those who need it. Rock on BestBuy.
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Boxing day deals at Best Buy on video games are always awesome! It's the only time I purchase video games from them.

And I don't see this as a bad thing. It's a good thing. At least you'll find someone in the games department to check the back for stuff that isn't on the shelf.
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I got Fallout:NV from BB since they had it on sale for $30 and I had a $20 gift card. But honestly, I only did that since I had the stupid gift card . Was planning on waiting for a nice steam sale instead. BB is dead to me for the most part.
    
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Best Buy will be adding sales clerks and in-store sales desks exclusively for the video game department

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Meh. Who shops at best buy for games anyway?
I do

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I think it's a great idea just simply for the fact it will create a few jobs for those who need it. Rock on BestBuy.
What 4 hours part time 8.50 an hour, sounds stupid. They would be better off making a super store best buy that stays open 24 hours a night , kinda like walmart super store.
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best buy isnt that bad? i work there and I can tell you any new release we have will be any other prices out there aside from torrenting. Ive gotten halo 3, fallout NV, crackdown, red dead, all for 30$...customer price during release week.
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