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Game Crazy parent files for bankruptcy, 250 stores to remain

Game Crazy can't catch a break as parent-company Movie Gallery has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy. When the dust settles, only 250 Game Crazy locations will remain. The company already closed over 200 locations late last year. In total, Movie Gallery plans to immediately liquidate and close 760 st...

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Survey says, yes, teens and tweens still want video games this holiday

Image credit: alliet What we want to know: If 86 percent of surveyed youngsters are asking for at least one video game this holiday gift-getting season, what miserable manner of childhood have the other 14 percent been living? No doubt leading a crusade to bring joy to teens and tweens everywher...

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Game Crazy offers money clip for Darkside Chronicles pre-orders

With any other game, a novelty money clip, like the one Game Crazy is offering with Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles , would be quite an enticing bonus. But when pre-ordering across the street at GameStop will net you a T-shirt that turns you into a zombie, it takes a bit of the shine off the ...

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In progress: List of shuttered Game Crazy locations; MW2 Prestige pre-order, general pre-order, credits details

For a couple days now, we've been attempting to obtain an official list of the 200+ Game Crazy locations closing down this month. As we continue requesting that list from Game Crazy corporate, we're going to try and organize a list from you fine folks out there. Many have already been sending us lo...

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Closing Game Crazy stores begin clearance sales this weekend [update]

The 200+ Game Crazy stores expected to close by the end of October will begin a liquidation sale, starting this weekend. Locations expected to shutter have received boxes and a list of items that are to be sent back for redistribution, which allegedly includes "all systems, major first party acces...

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Game Crazy closing 200 locations in October [update]

Joystiq has learned that retailer Game Crazy plans to close 200 of its approximately 680 locations at the end of October. Sources working at Game Crazy stores attached to Hollywood Video locations have told us that the movie rental chain will remain open after their stores' closures. Game Crazy's ...

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Modern Warfare 2 footage leaked from retailer convention

Video previews for Modern Warfare 2 have been few and far, far between -- thus, we could be satisfied with moving pictures of the lowest quality, provided they depict the highly anticipated shooter in action. Footage of just this caliber recently came to us from a Game Crazy employee convention, w...

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Pachter says Best Buy's new games at used prices program will fail

Best Buy surprised the gaming public last week with the revelation that it was testing a new pricing program that would see the retailer selling new games at used prices. Specifically, the test store in Utah will match the used game prices of both GameStop and Game Crazy. According to Wedbush Morg...

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Nintendo turns Game Crazy stores into Wii Sports Resorts

If you're looking to try out Wii Sports Resort just a bit early, check out your local Game Crazy next weekend. The retailer will host a sneak preview event for the MotionPlus minigame collection on Saturday, July 25, just one day before the North American launch of the game. From 10am to 8pm that da...

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Game Crazy releases useful retail app for iPhone

In the madness of E3, retailer Game Crazy released a nice little app for the iPhone/iPod Touch. The impressive little program gives all the standard info we'd expect, but a nice touch is that it also gives users the current trade-in values and prices for used titles, there's even the option to vie...

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