7 Game Store Success Stories [2023]

7 Game Store Success Stories [2023]
Start A Game Store

Here are some real life success stories of starting a game store:

1. Speedcube New Zealand ($50.4K/year)

OLIVER JENKS (from Canterbury, England, United Kingdom) started ** Speedcube New Zealand** ago.

$4.2K / month
1 founders / 1 employees
Canterbury, England, United Kingdom

Case Study

My name is Oliver Jenks, 21 years of age. Managing Director of speedcube.co.nz, an ecommerce store selling speciality Rubik’s cube type “speedcube” puzzles.

This business currently represents a substantial portion of my income and allows me a degree of financial flexibility whilst I complete my bachelor's degree. On average I spend around an hour a day working on the business. With an annual 5 figure profit and over 3,000 loyal customers, It is a damn good side hustle.


2. Barry & Jason Games and Entertainment ($300K/year)

Barry McLaughlin (from Los Angeles, California, USA) started Barry & Jason Games and Entertainment almost 8 years ago.

$25K / month
2 founders / 1 employees
Los Angeles, California, USA

Case Study

I am Barry McLaughlin, half of Barry and Jason Games & Entertainment. We make party games, host live game events, and are developing game shows.


Learn more about starting a game store:

Where to start?

-> Game store plan
-> How to finance a game store?
-> How much does it cost to start a game store?
-> Pros and cons of a game store
-> How to get clients for a game store?

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established game store
-> Marketing ideas for a game store
-> Game store names

Other resources

-> Profitability of a game store
-> Game store tips
-> Game store hashtags

4. Welcome to Steam

  • Website traffic: 157M/month
  • Business rank: #400

Check out their full website ➜

5. Blizzard Entertainment

Creators of the Warcraft, Diablo, StarCraft, and Overwatch series, Blizzard Entertainment is an industry-leading developer responsible for the most epic entertainment experiences, ever.

  • Website traffic: 18.5M/month
  • Business rank: #981

Check out their full website ➜

6. Humble Bundle

Humble Bundle sells games, books, software, and more. Our mission is to support charity while providing awesome content to customers at great prices. Since 2010, Humble Bundle customers have given over $186,000,000 to charity.

  • Website traffic: 12.9M/month
  • Business rank: #1.7K

Check out their full website ➜

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