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Leaked Gamestop RETRO Prices & Special LIST (Update) 4-27-15

Apr 26, 2015 at 9:10:16 AM
faramith (105)
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someone posted some leaked gamestop prices, supposedly, here I share them
prices in ( ) are trade in value and price at the right is the sale value, for what I can see
if this is true they want to lure people into sell their games there instead of ebay or retro stores
by offering HIGH trade in value





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UPDATE for those who did not see these other pics:

SPECIAL LIST OF GAMES THAT WILL BE ACCEPTED ONLY
SOURCE: REDDIT GAMESTOP
IF THE GAME IS NOT LISTED IT WILL BE TAKEN AS GENERIC OR MAY NOT GET ACCEPTED AT ALL

http://i.imgur.com/Q5Xt3Hl.jpg...
http://i.imgur.com/Ifpl6cA.jpg...




Edited: 04/27/2015 at 11:56 AM by faramith

Apr 26, 2015 at 9:21:48 AM
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Anyone notice in the 1st picture Atari 2600 et trade value 9,999

Apr 26, 2015 at 9:24:00 AM
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If i'm reading that right then those are some pretty crazy high sale/trade prices...

Edit: Nvm, I see it now but still not bad trade in on the lower quality titles. Could trade in a ton of lower quality titles towards credit for their higher end titles online!



Edited: 04/26/2015 at 09:27 AM by Mystjuph

Apr 26, 2015 at 9:24:41 AM
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Apr 26, 2015 at 9:27:41 AM
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Let's see how long GS goes retro this time around... many attempts do seem to fail, but looking at this list, I don't really have high hopes.

"Atari ET" and "Generic NES Game" has caught my attention though. lol

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Originally posted by: dra600n

I feel bad, but, that's magic.
Sell/Trade: NA - http://goo.gl/Bi25pL... SA - http://goo.gl/qmKao... PSC - http://goo.gl/VYlKhP...
http://goo.gl/xmzKR...

 

Apr 26, 2015 at 9:29:30 AM
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I find trade in prices very high, its more than I give my costumers at my store so this might be their tactic to lure people to sell there.

Apr 26, 2015 at 9:34:40 AM
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I fully expected the sale prices to be ridiculous, but what catches my attention most is the really high trade-in value. If this succeeds, we will probably see a large rise in prices across the board and not just with GS, no?

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Apr 26, 2015 at 9:41:20 AM
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Originally posted by: faramith

I find trade in prices very high, its more than I give my costumers at my store so this might be their tactic to lure people to sell there.
I agree that this is some sort of bait tactic. I too work at a gamestore, but even with the overhead I have, I can still do better than GS. 

If they do keep the trade-ins on high end, I can't image what their prices would be. If it's anything like the current-gen stuff, I don't see this as something substantial/lucrative. I think they're just baiting people.



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Originally posted by: dra600n

I feel bad, but, that's magic.
Sell/Trade: NA - http://goo.gl/Bi25pL... SA - http://goo.gl/qmKao... PSC - http://goo.gl/VYlKhP...
http://goo.gl/xmzKR...

 

Apr 26, 2015 at 9:48:39 AM
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Lets take for example excitebike.. I have a lot of these sitting at my store's shelf, I sell these at $5 each or 5 games for $20 and they don't sell, If gamestop starts buying at that price I might go and trade in all games/accessories I have like this one example.

Apr 26, 2015 at 10:34:59 AM
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lol, let's hope they give high price for commons that I can't sell either, because I'll totally take advantage of that as well.

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Originally posted by: dra600n

I feel bad, but, that's magic.
Sell/Trade: NA - http://goo.gl/Bi25pL... SA - http://goo.gl/qmKao... PSC - http://goo.gl/VYlKhP...
http://goo.gl/xmzKR...

 

Apr 26, 2015 at 10:40:17 AM
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Wonder if GS is savvy enough with games like Excitebike to know anything about the Famicom adapters that may be housed inside.

Apr 26, 2015 at 10:48:32 AM
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Originally posted by: Comeau

Wonder if GS is savvy enough with games like Excitebike to know anything about the Famicom adapters that may be housed inside.





I highly doubt it, also notice that they are treating tetris as a single game? So they will sell the tengen one at the same price then?

Apr 26, 2015 at 10:50:01 AM
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I imagine these "trade in" prices will have to be met with certain conditions...

Such as game will have to be boxed with manual/instructions and in good saleable condition...

Try taking a disc only wii/ps3/xbox game to a game stop and see how far you get trading it in!

Most people I know no longer have the box never mind the manual for most NES/SNES/Sega games!

Classic bait and switch. Whats that you dont have the box or instructions for chrono trigger, well then in that case we can only offer you $6 trade credit...

Wait and see!

Apr 26, 2015 at 10:56:26 AM
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Well someone who lives near a gamestop that is accepting retro should go and tests the waters and tell us their story

Apr 26, 2015 at 10:59:27 AM
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Posted it in another thread here, but a GS worker posted on Reddit that he gave a guy $58.20 trade in value for Donkey Kong Classics, Double Dragon, Excitebike, and 2 Super Mario 2's.

Apr 26, 2015 at 11:04:11 AM
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Originally posted by: Comeau

Posted it in another thread here, but a GS worker posted on Reddit that he gave a guy $58.20 trade in value for Donkey Kong Classics, Double Dragon, Excitebike, and 2 Super Mario 2's.


Holy moly your right... It seems if the game is not on the list, like the ones I posted, the they will be taken as GENERIC in some gamestops at 5 cents EACH.... other gamestop will tell you that they will not accept the ones not on the list.

Apr 26, 2015 at 11:06:27 AM
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I just received info that lists similar to these are for games they want to get so that they could sell them off as bundle sets. Dunno if that's a "wash our hands once we get people in the store" but we'll see. As for reliability of the source this is from a GS GM that we know.

Not sure how well this holds out, but again, we'll see.

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Originally posted by: dra600n

I feel bad, but, that's magic.
Sell/Trade: NA - http://goo.gl/Bi25pL... SA - http://goo.gl/qmKao... PSC - http://goo.gl/VYlKhP...
http://goo.gl/xmzKR...

 

Apr 26, 2015 at 11:11:38 AM
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The list is weird too, in some cases they take games of a series that are more uncommon than others in the series, like they'll take TMNT 3 Manhattan Project but not TMNT 1? In other cases they'll take the more common games and not the rarer ones, like in Mega Man's case, they'll take 2, 3, 4, 6, and X, but not 1, 5, X2, or X3?

Apr 26, 2015 at 1:20:08 PM
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prices not as bad as i expected actually

Apr 26, 2015 at 1:35:53 PM
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Wow, this was posted 4 hours ago and it is almost 3000 views.

Apr 26, 2015 at 1:43:01 PM
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If they really five people that much "trade value" then fuck gamestop. Monopolistic bullshit company. Cant stand gamestores that dont give two shits about what they sell.

I give cash. Trade value is almost useless at gamestop since nothing there is a good deal or price.

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Wii U 158
SNES 311
N64  189
Original Gameboy 48

 



Edited: 04/26/2015 at 01:44 PM by quest4nes

Apr 26, 2015 at 1:43:31 PM
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Originally posted by: Comeau

The list is weird too, in some cases they take games of a series that are more uncommon than others in the series, like they'll take TMNT 3 Manhattan Project but not TMNT 1? In other cases they'll take the more common games and not the rarer ones, like in Mega Man's case, they'll take 2, 3, 4, 6, and X, but not 1, 5, X2, or X3?

Tmnt 1 is a poorly made excuse for a game with "arcade" in the title and tmnt 3 is well polished and executed so thats no surpise there. It seems clear to me that GS doesnt wana sell NES games over $60 for pretty obvious reasons (few people pay $60 for games, their customers expect to get games for 'good prices', etc). The majority of the games theyre buying from this list should be extremely easy for them to sell. Also w these games, they'll have some of the most popular, playable games for each console giving them the appearance that they got what the johns want. Maros, Megamans and Zeldas.



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Apr 26, 2015 at 1:48:23 PM
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I don't see Gamestop lowering the value of one game based on that list. In some cases it's higher than retail. Can't wait to see where this goes.

Apr 26, 2015 at 3:25:05 PM
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12.99 for a zapper? 9.00 for a controller? Those are 4.99 at goodwill all day long- Time to get rich on credit.

Apr 26, 2015 at 3:32:06 PM
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Originally posted by: MrWunderful

12.99 for a zapper? 9.00 for a controller? Those are 4.99 at goodwill all day long- Time to get rich on credit.





If I'm reading the list right, that's what they'll charge for those. The trade-in price is cut off for some.