That’s why it’s so weird that an experienced retailer like Gamestop would blatantly ignore Nintendo’s own MSRP when pricing some of their games. This leads to most $29.99 priced 3DS games getting a slight bump in price to $31.99.
Thats because Nintendo games keep selling for years, so they can charge high prices knowing people will still buy them.
Sadly It's called taking advantage of helpless Gamers.
I do agree that Nintendo games are solid and have a long life span but, ignoring Nintendo's own MSRP is just wrong. That's practically taking advantage of peoples' money. Is there a term for fixing prices to get more money?
because they are gamestop
It's because they don't want any of us shopping there.
Its manufacturers <suggested> retail price. Shady companies like Gamestop can charge more because they believe their customer base won't know any better. This is why I never shop at Gamestop they are always trying to rip you off and you can go anywhere else and most likely get a game cheaper. Not very consumer friendly IMO.
That's why I buy all my games at Best Buy now. Gamers Club Unlocked gives 20% off all new games, with free shipping year round as an Elite Member, and 5% back on every purchase with their credit card. That's on top of the $10 pre order reward certificates. Probably save about $500 a year through Best Buy discounts, if not more.
I buy all my new games at Bestbuy also they have the best deals. I used to be a Gamers Club Unlocked member when it was originally $15 for a year but now they changed it to $120 for 2 years which doesn't pay for me since I don't buy too many games new at launch. However I still take advantage of the $10 back on the pre-orders and also on their website they have the cheapest prices for used games. Not to mention the $5 back on every 250 points($250). I don't know why people buy games anywhere else, especially Gamestop.
Because Nintendo games attract children and casuals who dont know what the price is supposed to be. Hardcore nintendo fans who would notice do not shop at gamestop
GameStop are just scumbags. Trade those Nintendo games in and they will be $.22-5 in credit. Any smart gamer wouldn't buy there.
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