December 04, 2010

I'm very disappointed with you Gamestop

Apparently this is nothing new to Gamestop but I was shocked to see that they actually sell re-sealed games! How can you re-seal a used game just to sell it as new? Are you really that greedy or do you think the average customer is stupid? Probably both, but really this is something that you are not going to get away with especially since I'm a collector and all. Now, I know some of you must be like “But you are going to open it anyways” Well, I'm really not going to open it anyways and even if I was, it doesn't matter because this is just another form of fraud if you ask me. This is like buying a used condom with the wrapper re-sealed. It has been used and played with but lets just give it to you as brand new and charge you even more money because we consider it brand new! NOT! Gamestop has disappointed me once again but I'm not surprised.

Why you ask? Because this has happened before in a even worse fashion. It's Christmas 2003 and I decided to buy a couple of new gameboy advance games so I picked out Final Fantasy 1 & 2 and Golden Sun. Both seemed to be in the correct shape and all, I wasn't a collector by then if you were wondering. So then, Christmas comes and it's time to open the gifts. I gave my brother his games and he opened them. He went and got his GBA SP and opened the first one, no problem. When he went to open the Final Fantasy box, he realized that were was no game in the box!! Can you believe this? No game in the box! I'm not saying Gamestop did this on purpose, I'm saying some moron worker must have done this trying to get away with it. We went back the next day furious and they didn't even asked questions, apparently it had happened a lot of times in the same day.

Hmm don't sell it as new if it's not new to begin with bob....


Again, I'm not saying that Gamestop HQ called up the manager and said to re-seal empty boxes but come on, that just gives a bad name to the store altogether and now this? That's just way too low by your part Gamestop. I really miss Play n Trade more than ever now! Well, I'm going tomorrow to fix things up so I'll have an update about my re-sealed game, hopefully it's a good one. One last thing, buyers beware! Collectors, examine!

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4 comments:

Blake said...

Gamestop/EB are a bunch of crooks. Everyone knows what they do, with buying your game for $5 bucks and reselling it for $30 and then there's your incident.

They will do what ever to make money, even the guys who work there. I think one of the questions they ask you when you are looking for a job is" Do you mind ripping off consumers to benefit the company?"

famicomfreak said...

Wow that's just horrible! I'm getting my true sealed game back tomorrow! Or my money back!

Anonymous said...

True: they did that to me one time at gamestop. When I bought this game in 2006, I bought it in new condition and I pay $40 for it. And guess the game was it in there. the guy at gamestop stop me and put in the game for me. I was like what. I thought the game was already in there and it was reused copy of the game. And I pay the new price for it. That was the only time they have ever did that to me at gamestop. The rest I have been predordering just to avoid the same scam again.

famicomfreak said...

Good thinking but I don't really buy new stuff so I wouldn't know how to go about this. Thanks for the tip though!

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