It looks like Best Buy is turning up the heat on GameStop. Theelectronics giant plans to start selling used video games, abusiness that makes up 25% of GameStop's sales.

The good news? Best Buy apparently tried this a few years ago,and it didn't work.

Both chains are posting disappointing financial results as theeconomy improves. Best Buy's just-released first-quarter sales and earnings fell short of analysts'expectations. GameStop's same-store sales were down duringits most recent financial period.

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