used games

GameStop apologizes for removing digital download coupon from retail game

By Chris Meadows
August 27, 2011 // 0 Comments

The dichotomy between physical and electronic delivery of media doesn’t just strike the book world. As I’ve noted a few times in the past, computer games have also been moving to electronic delivery, most notably via Valve’s Steam system, but other companies such as GameStop have been trying [...]

Ninth Circuit rules EULA licensing restrictions on digital content enforceable

By Chris Meadows
September 11, 2010 // 4 Comments

The matter of first sale and imports I mentioned yesterday is not the only recent Ninth Circuit decision with unpleasant first-sale implications. Ars Technica reported yesterday that the Ninth Circuit ruled in a long-standing case concerning End-User Licensing Agreements on computer software—and [...]

Target begins buying used iPhone, iPod Touch, video games

By Chris Meadows
August 27, 2010 // 0 Comments

If you’re interested in a used iPhone or iPod Touch for e-reading, you’ll soon have another option to buy it. Target is rolling out a trade-in program for mobile electronics such as iPhones, iPod Touchs, or other cell phones—or used video games. (As Engadget notes, its timing is remarkable [...]

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