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DualShock 4

Sony's DualShock 4 feels like an improvement


It felt weird at first, but I'm already getting used to it
Oct 29
I'm already planning on getting a PS4 at launch, so when I found out GameStop was already selling the DualShock 4, I ran out to find one for the sake of science. Although it may look relatively the same compared to its predec... read
PS4 controller arrives fashionably early
The PlayStation 4 is still three weeks away from release, but that hasn't stopped its controller from sneaking onto store shelves well ahead of launch.  Shipments of the DualShock 4 have already materialized at certain r... read feature

Xenoblade, Metroid pricin

GameStop to sell Xenoblade, Metroid Prime Trilogy for $40


$40 each, of course
Oct 18
Just a couple months ago, GameStop was selling copies of Xenoblade for upwards of $90. The retailer has exclusive rights to the title, you'll remember. This monopoly and price hike raised a number of issues, especially when i... read

That gorgeous Zelda 3DS XL looks like its coming to USA


YES
Oct 18
[Update: Nintendo's keeping tight-lipped. They say: "We have nothing to announce at this time."] It looks like that beautiful Link Between Worlds Zelda 3DS XL we told you was coming to Europe (and also Australia) is al... read
Black Friday

GameStop offers big savings on last-gen for Black Friday


It's the most wonderful time of the year
Oct 18
Can you feel it in the air? It's electric. It's like the buzz inside an arena seconds before your favorite band takes the stage. It makes my heart aflutter and almost brings a tear to my eye. That's right, it's just about tim... read

GameStop cutting prices on used PS3, Xbox 360 systems


Getting ready for PS4, Xbox One
Oct 10
Do you need a new Xbox 360 or PS3? Before you mouth off about the incoming next-gen systems, take a look at your current game collection and think about backwards compatibility. How's that day-one PS3 looking? Pretty rough, r... read
Dumb Ryse contest

Ryse wants you to name one of its QTE finishers


A QTE by any other name would smell as sour
Sep 09
Crytek wants you to name one of the QTE finishers for Xbox One exclusive Ryse. My theory is that the team ran out of manpower to name them all itself because the game is basically a giant quick time event.  Follow GameS... read
Win a GTAV car

Grand thrift auto: Win a real life GTAV Banshee


Bansheeeeeeeeeeeeeee-it
Sep 03
Finding, cruising around in, and causing wanton mayhem in the racing-striped Bravado Banshee is one of my firmest, fondest Grand Theft Auto III memories. Grand Theft Auto V has an appropriately styling Banshee, too. And so ca... read

Hey look, it's a blue PlayStation 3!


Exclusive to GameStop starting October 8
Aug 26
GameStop in North America and Canada will be getting the Azurite Blue PlayStation 3s starting October 8. It'll feature a 250GB harddrive, and will cost you $249.99. Pre-orders open starting tomorrow, August 27. The blue conso... read
Xenoblade

GameStop taking heat amid Xenoblade controversy


Gamers accuse retailer of scamming customers
Aug 13
Over the past few days, GameStop has found itself in the midst of a controversy surrounding the used sales of Xenoblade Chronicles, a fan-favorite and a game which the retailer had negotiated an exclusive contract to distribu... read
GameStop Xbox One deal

GameStop wants to help you trade up from 360 to Xbox One


$50 credit on select 360 games for Power Up Rewards members
Aug 09
I bet GameStop is a little happier selling Xbox Ones now that the used game market is back. To show this support, the company is running a somewhat neat promotion. If you are a PowerUp Rewards member and buy select games for ... read
Deals

Krater, Dark Souls, and Defiance are your daily deals


Get 15% off online orders at GameStop too
Aug 06
As I mentioned yesterday, GamersGate is continuing the Indie Week of its Summer Sale with the clear pick of the day being Papa & Yo for just £3.00/$3.75 but if that doesn't take your fancy, then surely Dark Souls fo... read

Deal time: Save big at GameStop, Best Buy, GamersGate


Discounts all over
Jul 30
You like deals, right? RIGHT? Well here's some. They're kind of good deals. Both Amazon and Walmart have The Legend of Zelda: The Windwaker HD for the Wii U for $49.99 when you pre-order the game. (Via Gamerdeals) Newegg has ... read
Shiny, legendary Pokemon

Get your shine box: Rare, legendary Pokemon giveaway


Join other shy-nee-dy fans for free Pokemon, maybe go out for pizza after
Jul 29
Still feel the urge to do some collecting as you wait for Pokemon X & Y? Well, slam close the stamp book because I've got you covered. Participating GameStop locations will be yielding shiny versions of legendaries Dialga... read

Buy an Xbox 360, get a free copy of Skyrim Legendary


FUS-RO-DEALS!
Jul 19
Are you in the market for an Xbox 360? Are you that one person that still hasn't played The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim? Well GameStop is going to help you correct that mistake, by offering a free copy of The Elder Scrolls V: Sky... read
Pokemon

Pokemon Rumble U set for eShop release in NA and Europe


Wii U's first exclusive Pokemon game
Jul 17
Prior conversations about Pokemon Rumble U have come with the caveat that the Wii U title had, at that point, only been confirmed for release in Japan. Nintendo has since announced that it's coming to the eShop on August 15 i... read

Best Buy has more launch-day Xbox One units for pre-order


OMG NEXT-GEN!!!!!!!!
Jul 17
Good news for those of you that have any interest in the Xbox One still! Best Buy has received more Xbox One units for pre-order, and these are the launch day editions that have the stupid "Day One 2013" words written on the ... read

Look at me wearing Amazon armor in Shin Megami Tensei IV


Prime Coat? HA!
Jul 16
Happy Shin Megami Tensei IV day! How are you all getting on so far? Not to brag (brag!) but I'm well into my second go around, working to get a different ending. I hope you're loving it as much as I did. And if you're having... read
Pikmin 3

Play Pikmin 3 at GameStop July 20-21, get it a day early


Reggie will be watching
Jul 12
How long has it been since the last time we've been able to control inch-high spacefarer Captain Olimar and his army of sentient plants? Almost ten years? It's almost surreal that the third game in the Pikmin series is final... read
GameStop

GameStop stock drops following Xbox One reveal


Everything is upsy-daisy!
May 25
As if the fallout from the Xbox One reveal on Tuesday couldn't get any weirder, along comes news that GameStop stock ended the trading week down 19%. The company's share price had been dropping steadily throughout the week, a... read

GameStop gives you a game for $9.99 with two trades


But hold on to your good games.
May 09
If you're looking to ditch some games, take them in to GameStop today as their new promotion lets you buy any game for only $9.99 with two trade-ins. Basically, your two game trades discount a $59.99 title to only $9.99. So, ... read
Will you help save a GameStop executive?
Will you sit there and just watch as GameStop executives suffer from low sales of used games? read feature

GameStop Expo

GameStop Expo will be open to the public this year


A good alternative if you couldn't get into PAX Prime
May 02
GameStop's annual expo will be open to the public this year! The show will be taking place on August 28 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. General admission tickets are $35, while VIP passes are goi... read
GameStop costume

You can wear a GameStop costume in Shin Megami Tensei 4


I knew it
Apr 19
I had a feeling that we'd see some version of the Japanese promotional DLC costumes for Shin Megami Tensei 4 here in North America. Japan had several different retailer-themed downloadable costumes for the game's pr... read
Lost Planet 3

Lost Planet 3's many retail specific pre-order 'bonuses'


The quotation mark around bonuses implies sarcasm
Apr 10
Oh goodie! Another barrage of retail specific pre-order bonus fluff such as weapons, items, and characters that won't really alter your experience were you to just skip out on pre-purchasing the game. Lost Planet 3 is the la... read
GameStop VP in prison

Former GameStop VP in prison for stealing $1.7 million


You could buy a lot of used Maddens with that kind of money!
Mar 12
Some may call GameStop employees crooks for giving customers pennies for their beloved Maddens, but only Frank Christopher Olivera, former VP of corporate communications and public affairs at GameStop Texas, has been sentence... read
Office Chat

Assassin's Creed pirates and the safety of used games


Another casual discussion from the Dtoid news room
Feb 27
In this latest installment of Office Chat, I'm joined by Jim Sterling and Jordan Devore to discuss rumors that Assassin's Creed IV will center around piracy on the high seas and express hope for the continued existence of a used games market. Plus, we have a lovely discussion on variable pricing models for games, which pretty much boils down thinking there probably ought to be some of that. read
Pokemon event

More details on upcoming event Pokémon Meloetta


A better look ahead of next week's distribution event
Feb 25
Beginning March 4 in North America, there will be a limited-time Pokémon distribution event for Meloetta at GameStop. After that date, you'll have three weeks to make a trip over to secure this Normal- and Psychic-typ... read
Watch Dogs

Various retailers list Watch Dogs for Wii U


Nintendo UN-doomed?
Feb 19
The Wii U is in a pretty sad state when no one can guarantee current third-party games for the platform. What will become of Nintendo's fun box when "truly next-gen" titles -- Ubisoft's Watch Dogs, for instance -- star making... read
Destiny

Destiny available for pre-order from GameStop, Best Buy


Get a free poster from GameStop
Feb 17
With the internet ablaze over the official reveal of Destiny, Bungie's new IP, it comes as no surprise that Best Buy and GameStop have already begun taking pre-orders. Both retailers have the game listed for $59.99. GameStop ... read

GameStop: Next Xbox will hurt if it blocks used games


North American retailer addresses Xbox rumors
Feb 08
GameStop, North America's most powerful games retailer, has addressed rumors of the "Next Xbox" shutting out the used game market. The seller of secondhand games believes Microsoft's next system will hurt if it introduces cod... read

Walking Dead: Survival Instinct pre-order DLC revealed


Herd Mode and Amazon Walker Execution Pack
Feb 07
The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct is getting downloadable content in the form of a "Herd Mode" game type and "Amazon Walker Execution Pack." They'll be available to those who pre-order the game from GameStop and Amazon resp... read






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