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HOT NEWS ITEM! GameStop’s Wish List lies

Monday, September 26th, 2011

I use wish lists on various sites to track prices on games, and one of those sites is GameStop, everyone’s favorite store to hateā„¢. While adding a few games, I noticed they had a warning next to them:

First of all, couldn’t they spend $20 to have someone match the background color on that icon? Anyway, scrolling through the list, I noticed that every item had that warning. Now, there’s nothing wrong with that, Amazon even lists the actual number in stock when it’s low (e.g., “Only 3 left in stock–order soon (more on the way).“). But it was pretty clear that GameStop was lying to me, as I definitely have some games on my list that are not rare or in high demand. To be absolutely sure, I added a bunch of other games to see if they’d all have that warning: (more…)