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“I can explain some of the games to them and give a more personal experience,” Seelig said.
Champion City Video Games is the second business to open in the shopping center in recent weeks. Jon Smith subs opened a few doors down at 1013 N. Bechtle Ave. earlier this month.
“We definitely wanted to be close by,” Seelig said. “Bechtle is growing and adding some new businesses to the area.”
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The biggest challenge for the store, he said, is customers can often buy the newest games online directly through their console. But he said customers also often want a personal interaction and to have a physical copy of the game in their hand. The store also sells vintage games that are becoming popular with many players.
The store is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday and from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday.