Wal-mart, ever greedy, is looking to push its way into a high-value market.
Walmart is so dumb.
but I'm glad their doing this. Gamestop neeeds their behind spanked for their shady business tactics and who better to do it than a shady and greedy mega corp? GO WAL-MART!!!!!!!!!
Yeah, I totally hate that guy.
Why are they dumb? If Wal-Mart does this right it will give gamers a good alternate to companies like Gametstop. Healthy competition is all ways good for the consumer.
Ridiculous. They're getting really greedy now.
Hopefully theyll pay better than Gamestop.
Well I live in New York so they'll probably have one of those in one of the Wal Marts I think its a great idea.
lets hope they do
Sounds a lot eaasier then the process at places like EB and Game
Sounds a lot easier then the process at places like EB and Game
I smell DRM issue.
Oh yeah, not too surprised by this.
I'm not like a huge Wal-Mart supporter or anything, but how is recognizing a thriving market and trying to get in on the action greedy? I'd call it good business.
It's a business. I suppose they should stop trying to make money?
I agree, its not greed it business. And from the games I purchased at walmart, I find them far from greedy when compared to EB games/ gamestop, microplay or anywhere else! Hell, this week, I got Resistance 2 and motorstorm:PR for $29.00 each! as mark down prices. Greedy? hell NO, great? Yes!
hell yea, their system sounds pretty awesome. hope they put gamestop out of business
but they don't tell you. But now they are making official
This sounds really good. I hope it succeeds. All the trendy Wallmart haters need to get a clue.
So, the machine actually scans the game disc to make sure that it's authentic? Meaning actually reads the game data and compares it to the database?
There's probably some sort of copy protection/identifier software on the discs that we don't even know about. They probably only need to scan for that.
Wal-Dumb is greed and hurt employees Gamstop, BestBuy, EB, Frys and Toy R us (i hate this.) is great for video game. I prefer Gamstop
support your local mom and pop stores. ;)
Why? Unless they can successfully compete and earn our patronage through great prices, convenience and service why should people go out of their way to prop up those businesses. Out of charity? Successful department stores like Walmart provide many jobs and are successful for one reason only: people CHOOSE to go there rather than somewhere else. Nobody is holding a gun to your head and forcing you to shop at Walmart. People go there because the prices are good and the number of items you can get in one place is a nice convenience. In many rural areas Walmarts provide jobs that pay better than most of the "mom-and-pop" stores would pay. If the wages they pay were not competitive they simply wouldn't have the number of people trying to get a job there that they do. They wouldn't even have enough employees to run their stores. It's easy to arbitrarily decide that they should pay more without paying attention to economic factors, but such an attitude betrays a very poor understanding of economics in general.
I can see this back firing on them. With noone to verify that the game works people will take tons of games up there that don't even work and get money for them.
So a bunch of people hate GS, but are totally cool with Wal-Mart? Meh, to each their own...
Prices benefit their customers but hurts their competition and since I dont own a competing chain like Target or BestBuy what do I care? I wanna save money. Gamestop/EB shafts their consumers and had no competition so there was no reason to do anything beneficial for them. This could change that and I hope it DOES!
WalMart is what it is but that Kiosk sounds pretty dope to me. I hate dealing with people who are slow on the register, want to talk, whatever. I can't wait unil robots just fly around and bring me things. I will be like the humans in WALL-E and loving every minute of it. But, I digress. The world is gonna end in 2012, anyway.
they are pure evil. but gamestop is an even more pure form of evil so ill pick the lesser of the evils. to be honest, gamestop gives more money to chairty then walmart and does less damage to the envirment. watch the walmart film, walmart the high price of low prices. I will miss the mom and pop stores but i do accept this world we live in is ever changing and im guilty of shopping there so i wont dwell on it.
Wal Mart is dumb for getting in the trading and selling used games. I work in the Electronics Dept. And I'm for one all am stil glad I have at least have a job even though I HATE the company itself and the GREEDY MANGERS THEY HAVE WORKING FOR. But the only good thing for working for the greedy company is 10% discount. IF YOU WANT EVIL TRY WORKING WITH THE MANAGERS FOR WAL MART. They are lazy a$$e$ and they don't even F help the customers they want us the associates to help them. They don't work the registers or any of that crap. Thats what I called greedy.
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