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GameStop offering bonus trade-in credit toward Steam gift cards

Even GameStop's getting in on Steam Summer Sale madness, with a deal to entice you into turning your boxed games into downloads. For the duration of the Summer Sale (through July 23), any game traded in at GameStop will get a 30% boost in value if used toward the purchase of a Steam gift card. Of...

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Report: Gamestop to add Samsung Android devices to trade-in list

Gamestop's plodding metamorphosis from pseudo-pawn shop to actual pawn shop continues, as the massive retailer/reseller is poised to begin accepting four specific Samsung-made, Android-powered devices as trade-ins, according to a report from Gadget Experts. In addition to the iPhones and iPads...

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GameStop ending GameCube trade-ins on April 2

Though it's already long past the time you would have gotten any decent store credit for trading in a GameCube or games, the deal's about to get a lot worse. Starting April 2, GameStop will stop taking trade-ins of GameCube hardware, software, or accessories. It's going to be a bit sad to see the...

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PSA: Gamestop now accepting iOS device trade-ins

Are you just lousy with iPhone and iPads, but light on Maddens and Deus Exes? There's a handy way to convert your supplies of the former into the latter: One week after first revealing the initiative, Gamestop is now allowing trade-ins of iOS devices for store credit. In a statement released this...

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GameStop to start accepting (and reselling) iOS device trade-ins [update]

While we're sure you appreciate that iPod Nano your Nana got you for your birthday, it's not such a great gift compared to your current gen iPod Touch. Sure, you could possibly return it to Apple, but since Nana opened it first to "make sure it came with batteries," that might be a tough sell. If...

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Report: UK retailers say PS3 trade-ins doubling due to PSN outage

We're approaching the one-month anniversary of the PlayStation Network's deactivation due to that pesky security breach, and according to a report from Edge the downtime's starting to have an effect at UK games retailers. The report cites a number of anonymous game shop clerks, all of whom paint...

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Select Walmart stores offering $100 credit toward 3DS with old DS trade-in

This Sunday, the 3DS launches in the US and, to celebrate the occasion, US-based megastore Walmart is offering quite the deal for anyone who lives in one of a dozen states. When purchasing the new handheld, consumers in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi,...

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PSA: PS3 copies of DC Universe Online tied to one-time-use codes

If you bought DC Universe Online on PS3 and decided not to commit to it for the usual MMO lifespan of forever, you won't be able to recoup your losses by trading it in. At least, you shouldn't trade it in, even if you find a store who will accept it, or you risk being a super-jerk. Sony Online...

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Amazon.co.uk now taking game trade-ins for credit

No longer are our United Kingdom-based friends left with few gaming trade-in options other than ... whatever the British equivalent of Gamestop is (Gamestoppe?). Amazon.co.uk has begun extending the "trade your games and accessories for Amazon credit" program to its shoppers, some eighteen months...

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GameStop offering 50% bonus on every trade-in

GameStop's TV ad proudly proclaims that it's the "biggest trade event ever." We can't really disagree. Starting today, GameStop stores will be offering an extra 50% bonus on used game trade-ins, boosting their usually-paltry offerings into the "sort of worth it" zone. Your old copy of Madden 08...

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