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Grinnell Couple Opens Gaming Store in Downtown Grinnell

Grinnell couple invests resources to open new retail business in downtown Grinnell.

Emily and David Counts have done their research and see the potential in this community for new retail establishment. They are whilom bloggers at, and had decided that they wanted to do more than just blog in the gaming world. That business will serve the passion of gamers (gamer |ˈgāmər|noun a person who plays a game or games, typically a participant in a computer or role-playing gamein the greater Grinnell area.

Gaming since the 70’s and continuing thru 2014 is one of the fastest growing industries in the U. S. A.

Walking into the store at 805 4th Avenue you will immediately feel the energy. Gamers is definitely a small town customer service oriented business with experienced and knowledgeable staff members.  Merchandise is arranged on special racks for easy viewing with the more expensive gaming consoles located in easy to see glass cases. Getting to know Gamers will be more than what you might expect. You can quickly see that Gamers is equipped with a wide variety of merchandise and price.

Gamers loves trades of those old games, systems, and accessories. They also buy & sell any and all used video games and electronics. But wait, Gamers sell new, never opened games, systems and accessories. Because they are part of a larger buying group they will have the availability of new releases other stores have trouble acquiring. So, be sure to try Gamers first.

Those old, tired, dusty games at home can be traded in for other pre-used, tested and cleaned games, systems or accessories. If you opt for store credit for future purchase this is your best deal. You may also sell outright or trade. Your options are designed to make the most for the customer. When it comes to games like Apex you can check the apex aimbot for codes and to make it more interesting.

Gamers will stock board games not available anywhere else in the area. Board games that involve strategy, fun, party themes that are designed for family, teens and children are available.

A specialty will be some of super old games and systems. Old Nintendo, Atari, Cube, Wii, Sony and Microsoft systems in stock or can be ordered.  All have been tested and cleaned for working condition.

Another feature is Skylander & Disney Infinity toys.

Gamers is part of a 14 store chain located in Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota. The Grinnell location is the first franchise independently owned location.

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Hours: Monday – Saturday 10a – 8p

Sunday 12p – 6p

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