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Bayonetta 2 gets 25% price cut at Amazon and GameStop


Wii U owners rejoice
May 27
The thing about console game is that they just don't get discounted enough -- even months after release (particularly the good ones, for some odd reason). Wii U owners that still haven't picked up a copy of Bayonetta 2 gets a... read
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Shulk amiibo

So how about that May 1 Shulk amiibo restock


Has it shipped for you?
Apr 27
The mad rush of amiibo ordering really started at the tail end of Wave 2, once consumers realized that the rare trend (Pit, Little Mac) was not going to stop. After the Trinity in Wave 1 people were on already edge, but the m... read
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PC port bros
Believe it or not, WWE 2K15 and FFIV has a lot in common. They're both PC ports that are arriving in the near future... and they're both at 31% off while in pre-order status. WWE 2K15 heads to Steam on April 28th, while Final... read feature

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GameStop

GameStop to give $100,000 in scholarships to employees


Power to the Scholar
Apr 22
GameStop recently committed a chunk of its capital to the future of the organization. The videogame retailer is making an investment in itself by helping out the people who work at the store level. Today, GameStop announced i... read
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Deals

GameStop Spring Sale live with $8 Titanfall Deluxe, $20 BF4 Premium


For those who can't wait for a Steam sale
Apr 20
April showers are upon us, and so are more of the spring PC gaming sales. Just today GameStop launched its PC Gaming Spring Sale with discounts up to 75% off 136 PC digital titles (yes, we counted). Several titles are hitting... read
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Halo 5 pre-orders

Halo 5 has some fancy Hunter armor, but only for those who pre-order at GameStop


Are you a gambler?
Apr 20
Imagine, if you will, that you're in a GameStop plunking down money for Halo 5: Guardians well ahead of the game's release. Kenny Rogers saunters in and croons in your ear "You gotta know when to hold 'em, know when to ... read
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GameStop

Police officer killed during GameStop robbery


Officer buying gift for son loses life
Mar 09
In a tragic series of events, a Philadelphia police officer named Robert Wilson III was shot and killed during an attempted robbery at a Gamestop store this past week. Wilson, who was performing an on duty security check of t... read
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Shulk amiibo

Shulk amiibo pre-orders are open for a second wave at GameStop


Possible in-store only, though
Feb 12
The Shulk amiibo, a highly sought-after GameStop exclusive, might not be quite as rare as originally thought. This afternoon, GameStop opened a second wave of pre-orders for the Xenoblade character. It's expected to ship... read
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GameStop

GameStop joins the growing list of retailers screwed by Nintendo's US amiibo rollout


I mostly feel bad for the kids
Feb 06
I know a lot of people don't like GameStop. That's cool. Like any retailer, bad customer service has the propensity to make people not want to return to a store. My local GameStop though is pretty great, and I've developed a ... read
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Code Name code

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. might be getting demo cards at GameStop (update)


Cards are in, but not active yet
Jan 24
[Update: According to a verified tip from an anonymous GameStop employee, the Code Name S.T.E.A.M. cards are only intended for GameStop employees. Participating stores have been limited to only five cards per store, and the c... read
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Good news!

You may still be able to get a Majora's Mask New 3DS from GameStop


Pay for orders that didn't go through; unpaid for stock reverts to pre-order availability
Jan 16
As the Majora's Mask patterned New 3DS XL proceeded to sell out in minutes at GameStop, some people were actually in the process of paying for their handheld when the store payment system timed out and and the limited ed... read
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New Nintendo 3DS

New Nintendo 3DS likely coming February 13


Pre-order open tomorrow, only for the XL version?
Jan 13
Ahead of tomorrow's Nintendo Direct, GameStop sources have told Ars Technica that the New Nintendo 3DS is indeed releasing in the US on February 13--just in time for Valentine's Day--and that GameStop will begin taking p... read
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Weekend Deals

Weekend Deals: Mass Effect 3, Syndicate and Crysis 3 all under $4


This or a combo meal
Jan 03
It's a new year (uh, yay). And while yesterday marked the end of the Steam Holiday Winter sale, some deals are still active at select retailers. Just yesterday GMG launched an impressive "Play More, Pay Less" sale featuring h... read
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Straight to the backlog
For those PC gamers who aren't yet broke from all the holiday shopping, this week Steam, GMG, GameStop, and heck -- even Uplay, launched PC games winter sales to tug at your wallet. Steam's winter sale went live Thursday at t... read feature

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Deals

GameStop & Green Man Gaming launch winter sales on the heels of Steam


Deal me up, Scotty
Dec 19
Five bucks BF4 and six dollars CS: GO. It's PC game winter sales everywhere you look. On the heels of Steam's Winter Sale (which is now on Day 2) and not wanting to be left out, 3rd party retailers are joining in the fra... read
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The giant list of Black Friday PC digital game deals


Get your Steam, Origin, and U-know-what keys
Nov 28
Deals brought to you by the crew at Dealzon. FYI: sales from certain retailers go toward supporting Destructoid. PC gamers, you are now officially under wallet barrage as Black Friday has come to digital games. There are ... read
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Deals

GameStop Black Friday has a bunch of MMOs on sale


Prices so low, you'll scream
Nov 26
Deals brought to you by the crew at Dealzon. FYI: sales from certain retailers go toward supporting Destructoid. Well, this came out of left field for us. GameStop just started up its digital PC Games Black Friday Sale. We're... read
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amiibo

Shulk is the first revealed exclusive amiibo, and GameStop has the rights


The first of many
Nov 11
It's been known that Nintendo planned to decentralize the way it distributed amiibo. That is, not all of them will be readily and equally available everywhere. Company president Satoru Iwata told investors recently that Ninte... read
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Free Pokémon

GameStop is giving out Diancie for Pokémon X and Y


Starting today
Oct 27
Shiny Gengar is no more (hope you got yours!) but another distribution event for Pokémon X and Y has taken its place. Today through November 16 at GameStop, you'll be able to score a free code for the Legendary Rock/F... read
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Free Pokémon

Add a shiny Gengar to your Pokémon collection


Distribution event at GameStop this month
Oct 13
Now through October 26, you'll be able to score a shiny Gengar holding Gengarite, the stone necessary for its Mega Evolution, at GameStop. Simply bring in your copy of either Pokémon X or Y for a free redeemable code.... read
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Super Smash Bros.

Official Nintendo Super Smash Bros. tournament begins on October 4


64 entrants at each of 16 locations around the United States
Sep 25
The North American release for the 3DS version of Super Smash Bros. is just a week away, and Nintendo is celebrating its highly competitive fighting game with a tournament. The initial rounds will be held at 15 GameStop locat... read
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Nintendo 3DS XL

Nintendo wants to tempt you with two other 3DS XL designs


The NES edition was a bit of a missed opportunity
Sep 10
Just when you thought you were ready to jump ship for a New 3DS, Nintendo announces several more systems in an attempt to sway you into buying yet another 3DS XL you don't need. And that's not even counting the sweet Persona ... read
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GameStop

GameStop Expo 2014 is helping to celebrate Batman's 75th anniversary


Batman still going strong even after all these years
Aug 18
GameStop is celebrating Batman's 75th year with several events at GameStop Expo 2014. Players can get hands-on early access to LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham by TT Games, for one, and Arkham Knight fans will be able to see and ... read
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GameStop trades

GameStop announces streamlined trade-in scheme


New used game policy features four pricing options
Aug 11
GameStop will implement a new trade-in policy starting August 18, simplifying its current program with fewer pricing tiers. The announcement confirms earlier reports. The values depend on whether customers want cash or in-sto... read
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GameStop

GameStop is simplifying the way it handles trade-ins


Increasing the 'average base value' of traded-in games
Aug 05
Later this month, GameStop will revamp its trade-in program for used games in an attempt to simplify the process, reports Kotaku. Under the new system, there will only be four possible prices paid for games -- instead of up t... read
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Pokémon

Pinsir and Heracross are part of the next Pokémon distribution event


GameStop will be separately giving out Mega Stones
Aug 01
The next Pokémon distribution event isn't terribly exciting. From August 13 through September 17, Pokémon X players can get Heracross and Y players can get Pinsir through the Internet. More importantly, GameStop... read
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GameStop

GameStop fingerprinting customers in Philadelphia


Retailer is being proactive about stolen goods, police say
Aug 01
GameStop now requires customers to provide fingerprint scans when trading in merchandise at the retailer's Philadelphia locations, CBS Philly reports. The chain is collecting thumbprints, which are sent to a national dat... read
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GameStop

Apparently only 40% of GameStop customers know they can trade in games


I guess they ignored the 10 suggestive sells before and after the transaction
Jul 28
You know when you call GameStop and they open the call with "the place where you can buy and sell used games," then prompt you with trade-in offers before and after you buy something? Well according to GameStop itself, only 4... read
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27% APR
GameStop has a reputation of upselling customers at the cash register. As annoying as incessantly turning down pre-orders and protection plans can be, though, it's child's play compared to what the brick-and-mortar videogame ... read feature







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