GameStop, the world's biggest retailer of video game products, reported lower-than-expected quarterly earnings, hurt by fewer game releases and a drop in store traffic.
The company, which is also facing a growing preference for lower-priced offerings available on smartphones and tablets, said it would close about 2 percent of its stores this year.
Console gamers are also buying more games online.
GameStop shares fell 6.4 percent to $36.47 in early trading.
Net profit fell to $220.5 million, or $1.89 per share in the fourth quarter ended Feb. 1 from $261.1 million, or $2.15 per share, a year earlier.
Analysts had expected earnings of $1.92 per share on revenue of $3.79 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
The Grapevine, Texas-based company said in January that sales of games for older versions of Xbox and PlayStation consoles were sagging.
GameStop's used-game business, historically its most profitable, is facing new competition from retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores, which said this month it would allow U.S. shoppers to trade in used games for anything from groceries to gadgets.
Sony also plans to launch a service to sell older games online.