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Pawn shop law delays used game purchases

Reader Jeff sent us the sad news that his home EB in Toledo, Ohio had been unable to sell him a used game because the city has put the store into the same category as pawn shops, meaning it has to hold on to games it purchases from customers for 30...

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Joystiq interview: Bungie's Marty O'Donnell on the 'digital content crisis'

Marty O'Donnell caused something of an uproar recently following controversial comments aimed at used video game sales. In particular, it was the Bungie audio director's apparent assertion that content creators and publishers "shouldn't stop receiv...

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Nintendo considering letting third-party games use Amiibos

We're still learning how Nintendo's line of Amiibo figurines will be used for its own games, but future compatibility announcements might not be limited to first-party titles. Nintendo of America Licensing Manager Damon Baker told IGN that the compa...

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Microsoft's Lewis on used games, Windows 7 gaming

Speaking to GI.biz, Chris Lewis, VP for Microsoft's Entertainment and Devices division in Europe, managed to put a positive spin on used game sales. Typically maligned by the industry for hurting sales of new games, Lewis noted that used games offer ...

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Video games used for therapy

Using NASA technology and video games, the Smart BrainGames system uses neurofeedback to target the symptoms of brain injuries, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and learning difficulties. This heartwarming story of a nine-year-old's recovery,...

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The art of buying used games

Whether it be DVD's, or video games, used is a great way to buy. Most video stores sell off rental stock pretty early on. If you have patience, that $50 title you crave will soon be in your grasp for less than half that. For example, I picked up Bu...

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Walmart trying used games market again

Walmart is taking another pass at the used games market after it appeared to bow out months ago. IndustryGamers reports that Walmart – the international mega conglomerate that likely sold you your hamper – informed the site in a statemen...

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HMV (finally) embraces used game sales

HMV, the music, movie, and games retailer with locations throughout the UK, Canada, Singapore, and Hong Kong, is finally catching up with the wants needs of modern gamers. Starting later this year, the chain will begin selling second-hand games at so...

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Final Fantasy Explorers ditches 3D, uses new 3DS' C-stick

Final Fantasy Explorers will not use the 3DS' stereoscopic 3D functions, Siliconera reported. The game will make use of the new 3DS and 3DS XL's buttons and C-stick, however, controlling the third-person game's targeting and lock-on mechanics. It wi...

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Counting Rupees: Feeling used

Each week Jeff Engel and Geoff Brooks contribute Counting Rupees, a column on the business behind gaming: Bungie audio director Marty O'Donnell recently made some controversial remarks regarding used game sales. To quote, "It seems to me that the ...

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Analyst: Walmart could 'expand' used game market

According to a recent report from Lazard Capital Markets' Colin Sebastian, the firm's "industry checks" have revealed that Walmart has begun selling used games in over 500 of its stores. We decided to perform our own industry check, and the very fir...

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Used games: a marginal business

Many already know that high margins for retail game stores are found in the buying and reselling of used games. A vice-president of marketing for Electronics Boutique was quoted as saying, "Used games are keeping the entire ship afloat. EB and G...

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Best Buy tests the sale of used video games

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 quit...

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Buy 2 used games, get 1 free at Gamestop/EB

The July issue of Game Informer has a "Buy two used games, get one free" coupon for use at Gamestop/EB, pictured above in post rip-out condition. They discount the cheapest game so you need to buy three $55 games to get the full value out of it. The...

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The mecca of used game stores

You know that old game you loved but can't seem to find anymore? The one you think you may have lent to a friend, but your memory isn't clear enough to accuse them of anything? Well don't yell at your best mate just yet. We think we may have found yo...

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