What would be a good name for a store that sells old video games?

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  1. nochance profile image88
    nochanceposted 7 years ago

    What would be a good name for a store that sells old video games?

    My friend just bought a video game store, small, local, sells old stuff and some newer games as well. He's having a hard time naming it. What are your thoughts on a good name? Or what is the name of a video game store near you that you think is good. Just to give him some inspiration.

  2. winmark48 profile image59
    winmark48posted 7 years ago

    Hi nochance,

    Since you describe this store as a brick-and-mortar shop, I assume the games are hard-copy - DVDs or CDs - as opposed to downloads, right? Also, are these new copies or used games? Both would make a bit of difference when choosing a name.

    If they're ~used~ then a name that reflects that would make sense. Something like Play It Again, or Play It Forward might work. Or something like Second Go-Round or such.

    On the other hand, if these are factory-sealed ~new~ "old games" then something like Old Gamers Depot, TimeWarp Games or Game Classics might work.

    You pretty much have to use your imagination and be creative.

    I wish you and your friend all the luck!

    1. nochance profile image88
      nochanceposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I believe that they are used games though he might have new games for some of the newer systems.

  3. Niko Linni profile image90
    Niko Linniposted 7 years ago

    What about Retro Revival? Or...Power House? Working off of one of winmark's ideas, what about Round Two? Since it's playing the game again...you see...

    Hm. Oh, what about "The Old School Shop" or "Old School Shop" or simply "Old School". Or, "Classic Collection" or...huh, I don't know why I'm stuck on alliteration with these names.

    If he's selling retro stuff, he should also make sure he's got ways of testing it, or at least get the more common stuff so he can test that, like SNES, NES, Genesis, Xbox 360, etc. Or at least has the gear to clean it up really good. There's a place near to me named Game Play and I've bought games that were too darn scratched up or non-working that a simple play test in a PlayStation or Genesis would've prevented. Besides, saying that all your stuff is tested looks good, at least to me, since that says that for sure it works.

    Good luck ^_^

    1. nochance profile image88
      nochanceposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      The previous owner needed to sell the store for personal reasons. The store is actually quite successful.  The store simply needs to be renamed as part of the agreement.

  4. lorddraven2000 profile image91
    lorddraven2000posted 7 years ago

    The Gamer's Den or something like that. These types of stores can be very profitable.

  5. sassydee profile image66
    sassydeeposted 7 years ago

    how about vintage play or vintage games, lol this is the first names that popped into my head after reading your question

  6. connorj profile image71
    connorjposted 7 years ago


    Quite simply, Double V Games (Vintage Video Games).

  7. profile image51
    bluebayposted 7 years ago

    ddd retro. or classics revisited. any personal name seems more attractive, like sams or tamis.


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