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Old 09-02-2011, 03:52 PM   #1
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Vulgar Images Found in Used Copy of Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games

A mother buys a used copy of Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games and discovers sexual images on the inside of the cover.

When she called the Cumming, GA GameStop where she bought the used copy to let them know of the inappropriate imagery, the store did not apologize, nor did they offer to refund or exchange the game for another copy.

However, an employee told the news source that she did apologize to the customer.

The mother has decided to buy new copies of games to ensure this sort of thing never happens again.

In my opinion, GameStop dropped the ball on this one. Don't all GameStop locations keep the copies of the games behind the desk, and do they not check the game discs for scratches? For that matter, would they have not done a little bit of quality control before accepting the game for resale?

In both cases, they would've had to open up the case to check the game, and they would've found the image.
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Old 09-02-2011, 03:58 PM   #2
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Oh come on, they could show the damn drawings at least.

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But seriously...how the hell does that happen? God, someone must've been drunk/asleep.
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Also, I loved how the station tried to emphasize that the game was rated E, as if the ESRB had something to do with the drawing.
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But yeah, they're supposed to open up used cases at some point. Just poor service on their part I suppose.
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But yeah, they're supposed to open up used cases at some point. Just poor service on their part I suppose.

I just love how GameStop is just tripping over themselves lately; first there was the whole Deus Ex debacle, now there's this, although this is just a local thing.
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