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GameStops buyback policy with used games has drawn ire from customers. Customers find themselves cheated by GameStops minuscule prices when gamers sell their games back to the establishment.

Gamestop to close up to 200 locations, DeKalb to remain untouched

By Jacob Roushia | September 17, 2019

DeKALB — Gamestop, a video game store chain, announced Sept. 10 that it will be closing 100-200 stores nationwide and abroad within the next six months. According to CBS Los Angeles, it was “revealed that the company’s total sales declined $315.4...

New bundle offers Doom game classics

By Roy Herrera | October 16, 2012

As Halloween gets closer, TV channels are showing marathons of popular scary movies like Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street. While the movies are great and scary, they can’t provide a frightening experience like a video game can. Survivor...

Fans await release of video games at midnight

By Roy Herrera | October 2, 2012

As the clock ticked to midnight on Monday, people from around the DeKalb area headed over to GameStop, 2389 Sycamore Road, and waited for the midnight releases of both Resident Evil 6 and NBA 2K13. Fans from both series had various expectations from each...

Frugality is tough for a gamer with GOTY

By David Thomas | September 6, 2010

The current generation of video game consoles has given us gamers a reason to celebrate: downloadable content (DLC).Once reserved for PC games as expansion packs or third-party mods, the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 allows Internet-connected gamers to download...

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