Offers a New Option for Selling Video Games

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Hmm.. I have to check this out..


With over 35% of Americans regularly playing video games and the average gamer typically owning 10 games, there are hundreds of millions of video games scattered throughout the country. That also means that there are millions of neglected games that are collecting dust on living room shelves. What happens to these games that people no longer play? A newly launched website, gives gamers the option of selling video games online for cash.

Gamers visiting GameRevive ( can enter their games into the website and receive an instant price quote. They can also print free shipping labels to send their games to the GameRevive warehouse in Beaverton, OR. Once the company receives and inspects the games, payment is issued within one business day. Payment is made in the form of a mailed check or a PayPal electronic deposit.

Unlike many current video game buyback and trade in options, the entire buyback process takes place online. Gamers no longer need to make a trip to a brick-and-mortar store to sell or trade in their games.

“We know that many people have games that they simply don’t need anymore,” said Jim Smith, CEO and President of “We offer a quick and convenient buyback process that can be completed in the comfort of our customers’ homes. Our ultimate goal is to get cash into the hands of our customers as quickly as possible.”

GameRevive is powered by (, an online book buyback website operating since 2004. While the GameRevive website will not officially launch until March 1, visitors can currently sell video games and get paid using the beta version of the site.

“We saw GameRevive as a natural extension of the services offered by Cash4Books,” explained Smith. “Especially in these tough economic times, people are looking for any way to get some extra cash to help pay bills, tuition, get their car fixed or pay for any of life’s little unexpected expenses.”

Gamers have traditionally relied on trade in programs at large retail and online stores to unload their unwanted video games. However, these outlets often only provide store credit or gift cards in return for games. While this may be fine for those who are only selling their games in order to buy the newest video game release, for others, gift cards severely limit their choice of where they can spend their money. provides gamers with a new option for selling video games that they no longer need. The entire process takes place online, pays out cash and helps gamers recover some of the initial purchase price of their video games.