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Only YOU can help save GameStop
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

Will you sit there and just watch as GameStop executives suffer from low sales of used games?

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2:00 AM on 05.02.2013

GameStop Expo will be open to the public this year

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...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

11:00 AM on 04.19.2013

You can wear a GameStop costume in Shin Megami Tensei 4

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...

Dale North

5:00 AM on 04.10.2013

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

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...

Hamza CTZ Aziz





1:30 PM on 03.12.2013

Former GameStop VP in prison for stealing $1.7 million

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...

Allistair Pinsof

11:30 PM on 02.27.2013

Assassin's Creed pirates and the safety of used games

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.

Conrad Zimmerman



More details on upcoming event Pokémon Meloetta  photo
More details on upcoming event Pokémon Meloetta
by Jordan Devore

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-type Pokémon for use in Pokémon Black and White as well as Pokémon Black Version 2 and White Version 2.

The video above shows Meloetta in action, as well as a tip: bring the Pokémon to Café Sonata in Castelia City to teach it the move Relic Song. Well, if you insist.

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8:30 AM on 02.19.2013

Various retailers list Watch Dogs for Wii U

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...

Tony Ponce

11:00 PM on 02.17.2013

Destiny available for pre-order from GameStop, Best Buy

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 ...

Brett Makedonski

10:15 AM on 02.08.2013

GameStop: Next Xbox will hurt if it blocks used games

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...

Jim Sterling

11:00 AM on 02.07.2013

Walking Dead: Survival Instinct pre-order DLC revealed

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...

Jim Sterling

5:30 AM on 02.05.2013

Android-based OUYA to begin selling at retail in June

The OUYA console will start arriving at the homes of its Kickstarter backers in March, but you'll be seeing them in your local shops a scant few months later. An interview with OUYA CEO Julie Uhrman published on the WSJ....

Conrad Zimmerman



Here's how to get Meloetta in Pokemon Black and White photo
Here's how to get Meloetta in Pokemon Black and White
by Jordan Devore

March? I don't even want to start thinking about March yet. That said, it's nice to get the heads-up on the planned distribution event for the Mythical Pokémon Meloetta in North America. You'll want to take a trip to GameStop on March 4, or EB Games in Canada on March 9, to get this Pokémon.

As per usual, a DS or 3DS will be needed, as will either a copy of Pokémon Black or White, or Pokémon Black 2 or White 2. Beyond wanting Meloetta just because that Pokédex isn't going to fill out itself, it's worth noting that this is normally a Normal- and Psychic-type Pokémon but it can turn into a Normal- and Fighting type in battle. I need to revisit the weakness chart again.

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8:30 AM on 01.30.2013

GameStop turning its customers onto digital content

With its efforts shifting into the digital distribution market, retailer GameStop reveals that it has converted a number of its customers onto the idea as well. In fact, half of the customers who have bought digital content f...

Keith Swiader

10:15 AM on 01.28.2013

Early access: Gears of War: Judgement mode via pre-order

Your pre-order of Gears of War: Judgement at any GameStop gets you three-day early access to the game's five-on-five, Locusts vs COGs OverRun multiplayer mode. GameStop PowerUp Rewards members that get their pre-order in will...

Dale North





4:45 PM on 01.25.2013

GameStop: No plans for growth, store-opening staff fired

A source close to GameStop told Destructoid this afternoon that four of GameStop's eight Store Opening Coordinators that dealt with national store openings were suddenly let go today, with each given a six month severance. Th...

Dale North