It’s no surprise that kids love video games and can be easily distracted after entering a GameStop. Unfortunately, some parents use this to their advantage and park their kids at a mall GameStop while they go shopping elsewhere.
The practice is called "GameStop Daycare," and a new report from Kotaku shows how GameStop employees are fed up with taking care of kids for free.
Related: Dunkey's Indie Game Publisher Is Arrogant And Short-Sighted - I Hope It Works "Yeah, a lot of us are getting tired of parents thinking that they can basically just dump their kids into our care while they go shopping," one current employee told the publication. "Like, if you’re going to leave your kid somewhere while you shop, then leave them at home with a babysitter.
Your kids are not our problem. We already have enough to deal with." The concept of GameStop Daycare has been around for quite a while, with posts on the GameStop subreddit dating back to 2016 (one even started charging parents for dumping their kids).Read more on thegamer.com