Somewhat quietly, or at least quietly until CNN covered the story, Best Buy has been testing the sale (and trade-in) of used video games in their storefront locations. Of course, the buying and selling of used games has been going on for quite sometime, but apparently BestBuy getting into the business has some games industry folks a bit bothered. According to CNN, Mark Rein, a VP with Epic Games, described the pilot program as "That's just fleecing us." Whether the widespread sale of used games will make new games more or less expensive would seem to be a debate worth opening up a bit.
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