GoGamer.com - Wha' Happened?

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GoGamer.com - Wha' Happened?

Post by Suitably Ironic Moniker » Sun Feb 19, 2012 7:52 pm

So, as anyone who's shopped on the site knows, it's been down since last spring but they still have a placeholder graphic up. Is there any word on their return or is it gone for good?
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Re: GoGamer.com - Wha' Happened?

Post by Odin » Sun Feb 19, 2012 9:01 pm

No idea, but I used to LOVE GoGamer. I still have a GoGamer T-Shirt and calculator that I wear/use all the time, and I remember being able to get some great deals shipped fast, usually with free shipping. Haven't bought from them in years, however. I suspect that's true for many of their former customers.

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Re: GoGamer.com - Wha' Happened?

Post by Blackhawk » Sun Feb 19, 2012 9:04 pm

They announced a while back that they were refocusing and changing direction, but I haven't heard anything since. Their Amazon shop is still going.
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Re: GoGamer.com - Wha' Happened?

Post by Giles Habibula » Fri Feb 24, 2012 10:06 pm

I miss them. I had a couple of tee shirts they sent me, but I wore them out years ago. In their last few years, they hadn't sent me any of those cool extras. I'm thinking that digital distribution hit them hard, and they didn't jump on that fast enough. Not that they could have, since they'd have been up against some big established competitors. Toward the end, I imagine most of their customers (like me) were wanting physical copies anyway, so DD might not have been a good thing for them to invest in.
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Re: GoGamer.com - Wha' Happened?

Post by DOS=HIGH » Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:45 pm

They have a 'For Sale' now over the logo, guess it's officially over. I won't miss it since I almost never buy boxes anymore but they were a great site till Steam came along.

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