Ever hear of Gamefly.com??

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Jeff Peake, Apr 29, 2003.

  1. Jeff Peake

    Jeff Peake Supporting Actor

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    It looks like Netflix, except they only rent console games.

    I signed up for the free trial. Anyone here use them?? Does it work well?? I never used Netflix, not sure I will like waiting for games to show up.

    But the local video store in town has a really poor selection of Xbox games, and they dont get new releases hardly ever. They have only about 20 titles in all. I dont really want to drive all the way to the nearest blockbuster which is in the next town, so maybe GameFly will work out.
     
  2. Brandon_S

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    Jeff,

    I tried NetFlix for a while and found it to be a really good service. It only took a few days for an in stock movie to get to me once I requested it. I had to cancle Netflix though because as a college student I have enough bills already, but it was a good service that I will go back to in the future. As far as the game service, it sounds like a great idea. Couldn't hurt to give it a shot!
     
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    I signed up for the free trial too, my first games should be here tomorrow. I guess we'll see how it goes.
     
  4. Scott Hine

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    Anyone know where they ship out of? That makes a big difference on shipping time

    - Scott
     
  5. Jeff Peake

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    From their "Help" pages:

     
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    I have been using GameFly since January. I am very pleased with their service. It takes 1 week from the time I put a game in the mailbox till I receive the next one.
    The return address is in Los Angles, so I would assume that they also ship from there. You can purchase some games for a used price, meaning they don't sell games that still have a large demand (Halo, GTA:VC, etc.). Games usually sell for $34.99, I have seen a few for less. I have never had a problem with bad discs, shipping problems. I would and have recommended to friends.
     
  7. Gwon Chang

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    Gamefly.com works for me too. I'm in Seattle and the turnaround time from me sending one to them and getting one back is 3-4 business days. Right now I have War of the Monsters and MVP Baseball 2003 for PS2 at home. I've rented a bunch of stinkers, but the good ones (Sly Cooper, Ratchet & Clank) have more than made up for them.

    Recommended!

    And Netflix is great too. What's even better is the 2 day turnaround! Their warehouse is in Tacoma. Woo hoo!
     
  8. KevinRB

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    I've been a member of redoctane.com for quite a few years now. (Around three maybe?) I really like the concept, as it's much cheaper then buying new games. It's espically nice for playing through games that don't have a lot of replay value.

    Same concept as Gamefly, although I believe they may be the originators. I've been pleased with their service, but it takes about 4-5 days for shipping between their location in Calfornia and my home in Minnesota.

    If you don't like their service, here's a few others:

    redoctane.com
    gamefly.com
    numbthumb.com
    govojo.com
    angelgamer.com
     

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