Mooch, A New Video Game Trading Service Launches Free Beta


Mooch, an advanced peer-to-peer video game trading site has opened its free beta to the public. Mooch ( offers gamers a way to save money by trading their used games with each other in lieu of trading them in at retail stores.

Atlanta, GA– January 16, 2009– Today Mooch, LLC announced the launch of a new peer-to-peer video game trading site. After two years of development, Mooch is now offering a limited number of free accounts during the beta at By facilitating every aspect of the peer-to-peer trading process, Mooch gives video game players an affordable and easy way trade the used games sitting on their shelves for ones they want to play.

Instead of exchanging used titles at retail stores for a fraction of the original price, Mooch subscribers can enter a list of the games they have as well as the games they want, and Mooch’s patent pending trading engine goes to work. Each step of the trading process is intelligently automated including finding potential trades, balancing each trade, and even allowing users to print postage directly from the site.

“There are plenty of gamers, including myself, tired of trading in our used games at retail stores for next to nothing” said Jonathan Balser, CEO of Mooch, LLC.“So we built Mooch to take all the hassle out of trading games with other gamers. We’re providing a service that a lot of people really need, particularly given the economic pressure many of us are feeling right now.”

A limited number of free accounts will be available during the beta period. Following the free beta, membership to Mooch will require an annual subscription fee of $19.99.

About Mooch, LLC

Founded in 2006, Mooch, LLC is dedicated to giving video game players the easiest, most affordable, and most effective way to exchange used video game software. Mooch was founded by former advertising agency owners Jonathan Balser and Mike Bevil. The site is built upon an advanced, custom trading engine, which utilizes patent pending value generation technology. Mooch is a privately owned company in Atlanta, GA.

For more information about Mooch, please visit or contact Jonathan Balser at


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