If You Shop at Gamestop…

You know us. We love gaming. We love controversy, and we love great investigative journalism.

Get the three together, and you’ve hit a panty-dampening trifecta of awesome.

If you have ever reserved a game at Gamestop, if you are a “subscriber” to Game Informer magazine, or if you have ever purchased a “new” game from this Starbucks of game retailers, please, please, please take about an hour and a half of your time to check out the no-holds-barred, scathing exposé of everything wrong with Gamestop. This former Gamestop employee offers a complete rundown of the retarded inner workings of the company — from the probably-illegal way it treats and pays its employees to exactly how it rips-off customers with reserves, subscriptions, and used console and game sales.

The author, WhistleBlower Zero — who remains anonymous for obvious legal reasons — makes no bones that his style is more than a little familiar to fans of Yahtzee and Zero Punctuation. While certainly not nearly as good as our Aussie-Brit friend, its content more than makes up for it.

For the love of all that is good, take some time to check it out.

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  • ViperX2

    No kidding. They asked me which platform I wanted to pre-order little big planet for. LOL.

  • Scarfinger

    As a former GameStop employee I agree with everything he said except I dont think game informer is that bad.