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Old August 4th, 2012, 04:24 AM
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Q.How often do you get a new game and what is the way you most commonly purchase your games?

A. I get them every few months or so, the most common is retail but I sometimes get them off PSN.
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Old August 8th, 2012, 06:52 AM
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I usually get games from EB Games at the mall lol, like people should. If people keep buying everything online game stores will go out of business and the economy will DIE. IT WILL DIE. IS THAT WHAT YOU WANT?!

But honestly I don't get games very often anymore. Probably 3 or 4 times a year.
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Old August 8th, 2012, 12:11 PM
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I usually get games from EB Games at the mall lol, like people should. If people keep buying everything online game stores will go out of business and the economy will DIE. IT WILL DIE. IS THAT WHAT YOU WANT?!

But honestly I don't get games very often anymore. Probably 3 or 4 times a year.
Yes, that's exactly what I want. They would be doing the gaming industry a huge favor if they went out of business.
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Old August 11th, 2012, 06:21 AM
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Oh snap. Why do you say that?
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Old August 11th, 2012, 02:33 PM
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Why would you want game stores to close down? This makes no sense!
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Old August 11th, 2012, 09:25 PM
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Well, not all game stores, but gamestop(which owns EB games), and a few other really bad ones. Beyond the horrible price gouging and horrible customer service, they are the main source of used games, and even try to encourage people to buy used copies of games when they're already intent on buying a new copy. Honestly, they're worse than pirates.

Worry about the game devs going out of business, not the game stores.
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Old August 13th, 2012, 07:14 AM
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Wait wait wait - so you're telling me that Gamestop owns EB Games? I wonder why they bothered having EB Games out here at all. Why don't they just call it Gamestop the world over and be done with it? I've been trying not to say "EB Games" this whole time thinking nobody would have any idea what I was talking about

This blows my mind.

Though for what it's worth, I've never bought a used game from there. I buy all my games new :3
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Old August 14th, 2012, 07:04 PM
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So EB Games does exist I knew it. I find myself buying games online more then Gamestop now. however Newbury Comics sometimes has games for pretty cheap. I found Naruto Generations for 19.99 the other day. I think I buy about 20ish games a year. Grant you I buy a lot of older stuff a lot so its fairly cheap.
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Old August 15th, 2012, 08:17 AM
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Wait wait wait - so you're telling me that Gamestop owns EB Games? I wonder why they bothered having EB Games out here at all. Why don't they just call it Gamestop the world over and be done with it? I've been trying not to say "EB Games" this whole time thinking nobody would have any idea what I was talking about :P

This blows my mind.

Though for what it's worth, I've never bought a used game from there. I buy all my games new :3
Makes me wonder if "Gamestop" events are at my local EB Games. =\

I have bought games there before, including a bootleg, but it was a freak occurrence so yeah.
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Old August 15th, 2012, 01:53 PM
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Oh I have the most intense hate for eb games. Not only are they over Priced but they also sold me a broken copy of platinum that wouldn't save ! I hate them. I usually go to big w or Kmart now cause they are usually cheaper.

And to answer my own topic I probably get five Or so games a year.
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Old August 15th, 2012, 06:01 PM
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I buy... a lot of games per year. :( Apparently I've added 30 to my Backloggery this year and I don't even add everything. To be fair, tons are from indie bundles and the like. I probably get most of my games on Steam.

Aside from digital downloads, though, I tend to get all my games at EB Games. It's the most convenient store that sells games in my area and I don't mind their used selection. In fact, the only problem I've ever had with a game from EB Games was a game I bought new. :P (I didn't try to play it until long after I would have been able to return it though orz.)

EB Games is a pretty decent company in Canada. I mean, they'll still rip you off if you sell your games back to them and their used games are super pricy if the title is popular but they don't usually push subscriptions or Edge cards or whatever here. They've started to, though, which bugs me. :(
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Wait wait wait - so you're telling me that Gamestop owns EB Games? I wonder why they bothered having EB Games out here at all. Why don't they just call it Gamestop the world over and be done with it? I've been trying not to say "EB Games" this whole time thinking nobody would have any idea what I was talking about :P

This blows my mind.

Though for what it's worth, I've never bought a used game from there. I buy all my games new :3
EB Games was a separate company and I believe Gamestop bought it. Canada is nearby so eventually they started opening Gamestops here and they converted all the EB Games into Gamestops... but now they're in the process of converting them all back for some reason. I imagine it's our proximity to the states that made it a worthy venture in the first place but out of NA, Gamestop has never existed so changing it would destroy brand image.

But yes, they're the exact same company. EB Games used to be a thing in the US too so people will still know what you're talking about. :P
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Old August 24th, 2012, 01:15 PM
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Best start posting again when the topic's on something I can share my own experience about. *Wants to look like a decent contributor. >w>*

Anyways, I for some reason have never had a bad experience with GameStop across the 4-5 stores I've visited in my life, especially the one I frequent now. The Game Advisers never pushed anything on me; they only asked me questions if they weren't sure of an answer (such as renewing my Power-Up Rewards silver card); they only recommended games based on ones I was buying/have bought.

Hell, one time I even returned a game I bought new (with the package opened, game played and all for about a week before it was totally beaten), they refunded me the whole $60 because they couldn't "even see a speck of dust" on it, in the words of the clerk. I feel lucky that I haven't dealt with any terrible Advisers like so many others have.
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Old August 24th, 2012, 05:02 PM
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Old August 26th, 2012, 11:09 PM
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I have little money and two choices; Buy a new copy of Skyrim (mine is warped and super glitchy), or Assassin's Creed 3 when it comes out?

Dilemma! D:
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Old August 26th, 2012, 11:12 PM
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Your Skyrim problem may be a save issue. Have you tried starting a new game?

Anyways, I'd say save it for ACIII.
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Old September 20th, 2012, 03:07 PM
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Old September 22nd, 2012, 04:43 AM
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I think this year alone I got close to around 24 games tbh.Thing about me is I buy games and forget I have them since I'm already involved in close to 6 games when I buy 3 more
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