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Video Game Rescue

2415 Blanding Blvd Ste 7, Jacksonville, FL 32210-4170
+1 904-361-3626
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Just stopped in to look and loved the store. The store is well organized and has all the vintage... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
myeyeisonyou
via mobile
The Perfect Atmosphere for Retro Gamers!

Fantastic store with an amazing staff! My fiance and I visited while we were in Jacksonville and... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
TolmesClerf
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Troy, Alabama
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VIDEO GAME RESCUE is Jacksonville's premiere video game store & ARCADE! We are the #1 source for retro consoles, games, accessories, toys, memorabilia & MORE! VGR, a brick-and-mortar game store, was started by husband and wife team, Dustin and Deanna Gartenbush. The idea behind venue was actually started many years prior. With just a dream and a very supportive community, Dustin quit his full-time job in late 2012 and decided to make the ultimate gamer venue a reality. In November 2014 the NEFL gaming community came together and crowdfunded the FIRST retro arcade in Jacksonville. In the #VGRcade, you can play your favorite console games and throw back a few quarters in our classic arcade. We believe that just because a game is old, doesn't mean that it isn't worth playing! From old school to new-gen, we cater to every brand of gamer. Support your local game store, and help "Bring an Old Friend Back to Life!"
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24 Sep 2017
“Just browsing...”
30 Jul 2017
“The Perfect Atmosphere for Retro Gamers!”
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2415 Blanding Blvd Ste 7, Jacksonville, FL 32210-4170
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Just stopped in to look and loved the store. The store is well organized and has all the vintage games you need. Steven is very helpful and goes above and beyond!

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Fantastic store with an amazing staff! My fiance and I visited while we were in Jacksonville and Steven made our experience great! He was knowledgeable and kind. I left with some great games in amazing condition and I will most definitely be back! Thanks for...More

Thank TolmesClerf
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Management response:Responded 4 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review, TolmesClerf! We're grateful that you visited our locally owned small business on your travels. Steven is a wonderful asset to our team, and we're glad you think so too! Thanks for stopping in! Hope to see you again...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2017

The proprietors of the store are very knowledgeable about all generations of games and systems. They can answer most all the questions you have and then some. They truly love what there doing and it shows. The selection of retro games is beyond compare with...More

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Management response:Responded 15 May 2017

Thank you so much for your visit to VGR and the arcade! We are very grateful to have such amazing supportive customers like yourself who have kept us a staple in the community for the last 3 years. We hope to see you and your...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

Everything is great about this place! There is a wide range of video games from retro to new and an arcade where gamers can have fun. The perfect video game atmosphere!

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Management response:Responded 5 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review, MrHighlight84! We're glad that you stopped in to visit our small locally owned business. Thank you for your patronage! Hope to see you guys again soon! -Dustin and Deanna, owners of Video Game Rescue

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Brought my nephews in for the second time while they were in town. Such a great time playing video games and the store has every great classic product. We found some great items and will definitely be back. Thanks again.

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Management response:Responded 5 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review! We're grateful for your support and patronage of our small locally owned business. We look forward to seeing you again. Have a good day! -Dustin and Deanna, owners of Video Game Rescue

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

If they sold dirt, I would still go! The staff is incredible, the selection is a very nice bonus. There is a great selection from modern to vintage games for sale, as well as games that you can play in the store. There are weekly...More

Thank Keia C
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Management response:Responded 5 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review, Keia! We are grateful for your support and patronage of our store. Thank you for being an integral part of the VGR Team. Hope to see you in again soon! Dustin and Deanna, owners of VGR

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Reviewed 3 September 2016

Jacksonville's BEST retro game store, arcade, and nerd culture hotspot! If you are into nerdy culture, Video Game Rescue, or "The Nerd Castle," as the proprietors fondly refer to it, is the place for you! They have everything, ranging from used games spanning from Atari...More

Thank Michael S
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Dustin G, Owner at Video Game Rescue, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2016

Thank you so much for being amazing customers and writing an awesome review for us. We love our community and are so grateful to have the support of everyone here. We couldn't have done it without people like you guys. Thank you for shopping local...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Good selection of new and used game products for consoles and board games. Plus a well maintained arcade and game rooms to get together with friends and play. Everything you could want!More

Thank Todd P
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Dustin G, Owner at Video Game Rescue, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2016

Thank you so much for your review of our store! We're so glad you got a chance to check out the VGRcade. We're always growing, changing and adding new machines, so come back and see what's new this time! Hope to see you again soon....More

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

I go here for all my videogame needs from retro to modern. The staff is amazingly helpful and pleasant. Everything is fairly priced and there is a large variety to choose from. They also have an Arcade with an assortment of great pinball machines (for...More

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Dustin G, Owner at Video Game Rescue, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

Thank you so much for your review of our store! We are deeply appreciative of amazing customers like yourself and value your patronage. We hope to see you again soon! Your Friends, Dustin and Deanna, owners of VGR

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Reviewed 27 August 2016

VGR is a fantastic store. they do a lot more than sell classic video games. they have a lot of newer stuff there as well, and buy and trade games and other merchandise as well. they recently started offering basic repair services too. the Arcade...More

Thank Phillip T
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Dustin G, Owner at Video Game Rescue, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

Thank you for your review! We love our customers and try to ensure the best quality service and the best selection of used games. Please stop by in and see us again soon! Your Friends, Dustin and Deanna, owners of VGR

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