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The Best Video Games Stores in the Philippines

Here's where you can buy the latest releases.
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If you're a game enthusiast, then you probably could write a novel about trying to get your hands on the hottest games. These days, however, it isn't so much of a problem—thanks to reliable video game shops. Whether your chosen console is an Xbox, Playstation, or a Nintendo, these video game stores probably have what you're looking for. Here are the best video game stores in the Philippines.

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1| DataBlitz

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Founded in 1995, DataBlitz started by selling software and games at reasonable prices. And today, the gaming and multimedia store still follows the same ethos. Only now, it's more of an institution than it is a store. With multiple locations throughout the country, it's the best source for almost anything under tech.

Games are what you came here for, and DataBlitz has plenty. Get lost in the store's offerings for the Sony Playstation Vita (PS Vita), the Sony Playstation 3 (PS3), the Sony Playstation 4 (PS4), the Microsoft Xbox 360, the Microsoft Xbox One, the Nintendo DS, the Nintendo 3DS, the Nintendo Wii, and the Nintendo Wii U.

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What keeps customers coming back is the store's reputation when it comes to the best prices as well as for selling all-original games. According to DataBlitz's site, "We believe in giving our customers value for their money and in buying from DataBlitz, our customers are assured not only of the best prices on original games and software plus quality customer service and support that comes with each purchase."

SHOP DATABLITZ

2| Game One PH

Game One, established in 2006, provides video games, gadgets, and accessories. You can essentially buy everything you need from Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo, MSI, ACER, Asus, and Apple all under one roof. Apart from having a brick and mortar store, Game One's online store is also pretty updated. So, you can shop for your favorite games and check out what's available wherever you are. The store's social media accounts are also updated frequently, so you can see what's just dropped and more.

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SHOP GAME ONE PH

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3| Sony Centre

If the Playstation is your preferred console, then you're in luck because Sony has its own store that's centered on just the Playstation. Plenty of Sony Centres also have games, and you'll have no trouble finding a location since there's one in almost every part of the country, from Baguio to Zamboanga. The only downside, obviously, is that it's only good for those that have the PS Vita, PS3, and PS4.

SHOP SONY PLAYSTATION

4 Toys "R" Us

Despite its size, the Toys "R" Us gaming section isn't one to miss. Dubbed R-Zone, it has the latest consoles and games to match. It's definitely a smaller selection than the rest of the shops in the list, but it's still worth checking out when it comes to prices and availability. The Toys "R" Us site has a pretty good catalog of what it has on hand.

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SHOP TOYS "R" US

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