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Deus Ex: Human Revolution - GameStop Confirms Stores Directed to Pull OnLive Activation Codes

WorthPlaying writes, "We just received word from GameStop that this was done at the direction of the corporate office and is a company-wide policy.

"We pulled the coupons because, like all retailers, we prefer not to promote our competitors and their competing offerings and services in our stores. Unfortunately, the coupon was packed without our prior knowledge," said Larine Nixon, manager, corporate communications in response to our e-mail query."

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DA_SHREDDER2302d ago

I dont get it, i was gonna trade games in at gamestop and get Dues Ex 2 Onlive to get the free micro console, but my gamestop told me they didn't even know what Onlive was. :(

aharshberger2302d ago

The picture in the article cracks me up. It's like some piece of intel from the USSR in the 80s, or something.

Anyway, fuck Gamestop.

Swiggins2302d ago

Really Gamestop....I mean Really?

I typically defend Gamestop whenever they're brought under unjust attack, but in this case, I hope hell is raised over this, they bloody deserve it.

KillerPwned2302d ago

If I don`t buy this off of steam then I will be getting this off of amazon anyway, this is very low of gamestop.

Ulf2302d ago (Edited 2302d ago )

GameStop should remove the manuals from the new games as well, and maybe scuff up the discs just a bit. Also, remove any packed-in DLC codes. That way, they can truly claim that used is as good as new... at GameStop.

Otherwise, aren't they competing with their own largest revenue stream? They don't want new sales knocking their used profits!

/s

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