GameStop (NYSE:GME) is trading at its 52-week highs, but GameStop stock may be in for a cruel surprise when it reports quarterly results on Thursday.

Analysts see revenue and earnings declining, and the near-term outlook doesn't appear too rosy. Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Sony (NYSE:SNE) will hit the market in a few months with new gaming consoles that feast on connectivity to deliver games and other forms of entertainment. Why is a physical retailer of a fading medium trading so high?

In this video, longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz explains why GameStop stock may be a bad investment this week as it heads into what could be a problematic report.