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    Voltage Video Games operates two video game stores in the Syracuse area, one in Downtown Syracuse, NY, and one in Manlius, NY. Our video game shops, (and company as a whole), are locally owned and operated, staffed by people who love video games, and we buy and sell retro games, new games and a huge variety of accessories and game-related collectibles. We try our hardest to have the best prices (Lower prices on used, and being below MSRP on most new items), the best selection (carrying retro, and tons of misc accessories), the best customer service and the best quality (30-day guarantees and a strong focus on cleaning and resurfacing games). It’s our goal to be your first stop for all your gaming needs.

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    We cater to all types of gamers– so whether youre a hardcore RPG fan, a retro collector, or anyone in-between! So whether you like Dark Souls or Angry Birds, we will have games, advice or accessories for you! It probably goes without saying, but we not only sell, but we also buy and trade all types of video games, everything from retro systems like: the original Nintendo (NES), the SEGA Genesis and the Atari 2600, through to next-gen consoles such as: the Playstation 4, the Xbox One, the Wii U, the Vita and the 3DS. Give us a call for specifics on what kind of condition an item must be in or for a rough quote, or just bring it in anytime we are open. We not only do we sell video games, systems and accessories, but we also carry a whole slew of extras, such as: plushies, sprites, board games, DVDs and Blu Rays, toys, game guides, misc cords & controllers, boxed retro and other oddities, and more!

    See our hours here. Follow us on facebook here.

Trade In Your Games and Accessories

    You can also sell or trade-in your used video games, video game consoles, DVDs, Accessories and more– whether its old or new, we will almost always make an offer. We won’t claim to always be the best, or beat all offers from anywhere, as its just not possible. We do however try our best to have excellent everyday cash/credit trade values without all the marketing bravado. Because we specialize on games, we are often told we have better offers that we hit the mark on having the best offers in town more often than not. *Generally*, our cash/credit offers are close to twice what Gamestop offers on last gen games, and 10-30% more on next gen titles. Plus, remember our store credit goes further as we will almost always beat Gamestop’s regular pricing, and we make efforts to be competitive with online retailers like Amazon too. Get the online pricing, without the wait or problems! Feel free to give us a call for more information.

What We Carry

  • Used Games for every console; retro, classic, next-gen, handhelds etc…
  • Newer Games for Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, and the Playstation 3
  • Retro Consoles: Atari 2600, Nintendo (NES), Super Nintendo (SNES), Nintendo 64 (N64), Sega Genesis, Sega Saturn, Playstation 1 & 2 (PS1 PS2), Etc…
  • Popular titles: Halo, Mario, Pokemon, Zelda, Fallout, Smash Brothers, Skyrim, Mass Effect,¬†Mega Man, Halflife, Star Wars, Call of Duty, Battlefield, Madden, Castlevania, Donkey Kong and More…
  • Classic RPG’s: Xenogears, Chrono Trigger, Final Fantasy 3 (6), Earthbound, Ogre Tactics, Vandal Hearts, Lufia 1 & 2, Star Ocean, Legend of Dragoon, Dragon Warrior and many more…
  • Rare Items! Some Examples: Nintendo Virtual Boy, Sega Master System, PS1 Rare RPG’s, Intellivision.
  • Game Accessories: Controllers, Memory Cards, Game Guides, Etc…
  • Board Games: Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, Small World and more, all at below MSRP!
  • Movies: Used DVD’s and Bluray’s of all genres!

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Used DVD and Blu-ray Movies

    In addition to video games we also have a wide selection of movies. Yes, we buy, sell and trade DVDs, Blu-Rays and TV Seasons! DVDs are $4 each or 3 for $10; Blu-Rays are 3 for $15; and TV seasons are 3 for $25!

Pre-Order From Us

    Need it on release? We carry most triple and double A games on release day! Pre-order games to guarantee yourself a copy (whether triple A, or not). Not only that, but our games typically include the “pre-order bonuses” of other bigger game stores, whether you pre-order or not!

Stop By or Drop Us A Line On Facebook

    If you have any questions about our store hours, what we carry, or anything else, please feel free to contact us. Follow us on Facebook here or stop by our video game store located in the heart of downtown Syracuse only 2 blocks from Armory Square, around the corner from the Landmark Theatre and the Syracuse Galleries! Or Live in Manlius, Fayetteville, Minoa or Chittenango? Check out our Manlius store, which is right next to Pavone’s pizza on East Seneca Street!

    CNY’s best game store? We strive to be! Thanks for stopping by!