and Toys R Us
have set their sights on some of GameStop
's market with their new trade-in programs. But will they succeed? Is there any reason for customers to offload their junk with any of these new services? Cheap Ass Gamer
's Shipwreck compared the three services to try to arrive at an answer.
Shipwreck examined each of the three services in terms of factors like commitment to used games, locations, ease of transactions, and, of course, price. The conclusion is a favorable one for GameStop: Shipwreck notes that GameStop has had competition before, and "Toys R Us and Amazon aren't positioned in ways that are significantly different than those who have already thrown their hats into the used game business ring."