Toys”R”Us Launches Video Game Trade-In Program at Stores Nationwide

Did you know Toys"R"Us is going to start letting you trade-in used games for over 25 consoles including the 2600? Perhaps a place to dump those Sega Genesis sport games? Seems like you need the box so that might limit the classic game dumping; but I imagine some rare classics popping up at Toys"R"Us stores nationwide come sept. 13th..How many diapers can I get for a sealed stadium events?

"The video game trade-in program is another way we're providing customers with additional value when they visit our stores," said Bill Lee, Vice President, Divisional Merchandise Manager, Toys"R"Us, U.S. "This program is designed to make the exchange process completely hassle-free for customers by accepting games from even the oldest systems, including the original Atari 2600 and 32-bit Sega Genesis."

Beyond helping customers trade games from current systems such as the Wii,
Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo DS and PlayStation Portable, Toys"R"Us
stores will accept games from almost every gaming system imaginable. Games
from systems such as the Atari 2600, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Xbox,
Nintendo Game Boy, Nintendo 64, Nintendo NES, Intellivision, Sega Genesis
can be exchanged.

Customers can participate in the video game trade-in program at Toys"R"Us
stores in the United States as follows:

-- Used video games in their original cases, with the original case
may be brought to a Toys"R"Us Guest Services desk.

-- Games will then be scanned and prices will be offered for individual

-- Gamers confirm that they want to accept the offer to exchange any, or
all, of the games they brought to the store.

-- Once the transaction is complete, customers receive an activated gift
card equal to the total worth of all games traded.

-- Immediately upon receiving the gift card, customers can purchase any
product from iPods and toys to candy and diapers at any
Toys"R"Us or Babies"R"Us location or online at

No mention if they plan to resell said classic games in stores. Or god forbid recycle them!!!!:0

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