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Published Monday, June 17th, 2024

Are you in the market for a new to you gaming system? Look no further than pawn shops like Value Pawn & Jewelry. To learn how to find the best deals on leading gaming console brands* like Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo, as well as top PC gaming brands like Alienware, keep reading.*

For gamers, it's no secret that demand skyrockets when a new gaming system hits the market, often leading to months-long waits before snagging the latest Xbox, PlayStation, or Nintendo Switch. And the price? You’ll be paying anywhere from $200 to $400 for that brand-new console, not to mention the cost of brand-new games.

This is where pawn shops like Value Pawn & Jewelry, the pawn shop for gaming systems, come into play. You can shop previous models and accessories at a fraction of their original cost. Our inventory includes a diverse range of top-brand gaming system models, essential accessories like controllers and headsets, and a selection of pre-owned games to kickstart your gaming journey in no time.

Why You Should Buy Your Next Gaming Console from a Pawn Shop

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1. Save Cash

Save big by choosing gently used gaming systems from pawn shops instead of purchasing brand-new ones. At pawn shops, you'll discover affordable prices that fit your budget without compromising authenticity and quality.

2. Safe and Easy

Avoid the risks of online marketplaces, which can often be breeding grounds for scammers. At Value Pawn & Jewelry, we sell second-hand gaming systems through secure transactions in a safe location, ensuring you leave pleased with your purchase and experience.

3. Ability to Return or Exchange

When purchasing a gaming console from a pawn shop, you might have the opportunity to purchase a protection plan. This assures you can return the console within a certain period if it doesn't meet your expectations.

Find Top Gaming Brands at Value Pawn & Jewelry

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At Value Pawn & Jewelry, discover a wide selection of gaming system options from the leading gaming brands at affordable prices. Below, we’ve listed just a few top brands and console models we carry in our stores. Please note that brands and models may vary by store.

Microsoft Xbox

More than two decades ago, Microsoft introduced its inaugural Xbox model, marking the beginning of its prominence in the gaming world. Today, Xbox continues to assert its dominance, a testament to Microsoft's lasting impact and ongoing innovation in the gaming industry. Value Pawn & Jewelry is the XBOX pawn shop for all your PlayStation needs. Different models include:

Xbox Models

  • Xbox
  • Xbox 360
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox One S
  • Xbox One X
  • Xbox Series S
  • Xbox Series X

Sony PlayStation

Since the launch of the first Sony PlayStation model in 1994, Sony has proven to be a leader in the gaming industry, revolutionizing the home gaming experience. The PlayStation brand remains a dominant force in the gaming industry, driving significant advancements and shaping the landscape for the gaming industry's future. Value Pawn & Jewelry is the Sony PlayStation pawn shop for all your PlayStation needs. Here’s a rundown of the different models.

PlayStation Models

  • PlayStation
  • PlayStation 2
  • PlayStation 3
  • PlayStation 4
  • PlayStation 5


Being among the pioneers of home gaming, Nintendo still holds a firm grip on the market. Originating as a Japanese playing card company over 135 years ago in 1889, Nintendo ventured into the gaming industry in 1972, introducing one of the earliest home gaming consoles in history.

Over the years, Nintendo has introduced several game system models, including the original Nintendo Entertainment System (sometimes abbreviated as NES), Super Nintendo, and Game Boy, which kick-started mobile gaming. Fast-forward to now, and Nintendo is still dominating the market with the highly coveted Nintendo Switch, which offers both a home gaming and mobile gaming experience.

At Value Pawn & Jewelry, we offer both highly collectible classic Nintendo system models and the newer, tech-forward Nintendo Switch.

Select Nintendo Models

  • Nintendo NES
  • Super Nintendo
  • Nintendo Game Cube
  • Nintendo Wii
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Game Boy

PC Gaming

We can't forget to include PC gaming options in our lineup. Gaming PCs can range in price from $700 to $3000 or more due to their need for cutting-edge technology and high-powered performance to accommodate gaming needs. At Value Pawn & Jewelry, you can find top brands for a fraction of the price of buying brand-new. We are your PC Gaming pawn shop. Check out the brands below for PC gaming:

PC Gaming Brands

  • HP
  • Alienware
  • iBuyPower
  • MSI
  • Lenovo
  • Maingear

Assessing Console Value

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Follow the steps below to help you to determine the value of a used gaming console:

1. Identify the Model

Specify the console model, whether it's Xbox One, PlayStation 4, or another edition.

2. Assess Condition

Note any scratches or damage, as they impact the console's resale value.

3. Check Accessories

Consoles with all essential accessories often fetch higher prices.

4. Research Market Demand

Stay informed about the current demand for similar consoles.

5. Compare Prices

Visit pawn shops to compare prices and find the best deal on your preferred console.

Shop Preloved Gaming Consoles At Value Pawn & Jewelry

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At Value Pawn & Jewelry, discover diverse gaming systems at fantastic prices, guaranteeing an enjoyable gaming journey without straining your budget. Whether you're a dedicated gamer or hunting for the ideal gift, we have the perfect console. Swing by Value Pawn & Jewelry today, the pawn shop for gaming, and kickstart your gaming adventure while saving big!

*All items are pre-owned; trademarks are owned by their respective brand owners. No brand owner endorses or has any association and/or affiliation with Value Pawn & Jewelry.