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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
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
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
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

GameStop exclusive

Well, I won't be playing as Red Hood or Harley in Batman: Arkham Knight


Red Hood is GameStop exclusive pre-order DLC
Jul 23
GameStop teased an announcement that seems to have come out: a GameStop exclusive Red Hood story pack for the upcoming Batman game. Harley, we already knew, is a pre-order incentive at most major retailers. There's ... read
Lego Batman 3

Preorder Lego Batman 3 anywhere but Best Buy for a physical reward


I'll go for the Batgirl keychain, personally
Jul 14
Following the abhorrent trend of announcing different preorder bonuses across different retailers is Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, which is shipping with six different doodads depending on where you go. Fortunately, it's not ... read
GameStop, stop

Gamestop on getting involved in early development: 'You won't see us involved in the creative process'


Mitt Romney was on the board of directors when GameStop was NeoStar
Jul 10
A few days ago, we heard that retailer GameStop could be gearing up for "getting involved at the time of game development where there could be some content exclusive to [the retailer] included in the game." Naturally, few peo... read
Is this Harry Dean-Stanton's first game appearance? Who cares.
The pre-order bonuses for Alien: Isolation have been announced, and they're really, really cool... but should we take it at some kind of sign? After all, it was a very similar lust for bonuses that led to the crew of The Nostromo investigating the distress signal coming from LV-426, in the process granting passage to the film's titular nightmarish stowaway. read feature

Alien: Isolation preorder

Original Alien cast returns for Alien: Isolation bonus content, available for those who pre-order


Believe it or not, you can play as Ripley
Jul 09
Alien: Isolation is supposed to be more like the 1979 horror film Alien, and less like the action shooter that some other Aliens game tried to be. Thus far, it looks like it has stuck to that design philosophy well enough, an... read
GameStop

GameStop wants to get involved early in the development process of games


It's all part of the plan to secure more exclusives
Jul 08
Love it or hate it, GameStop does one of the best jobs in the gaming industry with regard to getting exclusive content for its customers. It's so good at it that it's a main reason that GameStop's one of the top videogame ret... read
Gamestop

GameStop spring sale is in full swing


There's offers on Max Payne, Outlast, and Skyrim
May 21
GameStop never gets much notice for selling PC games to download and I'll admit, part of that comes down to me living in the UK and GameStop being almost non-existent here. I know everyone gears themselves up for the Steam su... read

Test drive Mario Kart 8 at GameStop on May 17 and 18


It's called a road...
May 12
Brag: I've been playing Mario Kart 8 for awhile now at home. Not for review or anything. Just because. Don't tell Nintendo, but I may have let my family play a bit too. They're also probably bragging now when they shouldn't b... read

GameStop to close 130 stores to shift focus toward mobile


Retailer to open hundreds of mobile outlets
Apr 25
We told you last month that GameStop is looking to open about 400 tech stores this year in an effort to pivot their business toward the mobile and tablet side of things. That plan is still in place, but it comes with some clo... read
The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead is finally headed to PlayStation 4


I'm not really surprised, but good news!
Apr 22
It's been some time since The Walking Dead shambled into our hearts, but there's still reason to revisit Telltale's zombie opus, especially since it looks as though the Game of the Year Edition is coming for PlayStation 4 own... read

GameStop has buy 2, get 1 free deal on used games right now


Happy Easter weekend or something!
Apr 19
It's Easter weekend, so that means it's a perfect time for a videogame sale. GameStop has a buy 2, get 1 free deal on over 2,500 used games. Only games under $20 are eligible here, so really this gives you the chance to play ... read

Peach Pink 2DS is a GameStop exclusive


Comes with a cute Mickey case
Mar 28
GameStop has revealed a new exclusive 2DS system, slated to hit their shelves on April 11, priced at $129.99. It is colored Peach Pink, and comes with a super cute Disney Magical World zip-up carrying case. But not with the g... read

GameStop to open 400 tech stores this year


Investing $40 million in new stores
Mar 28
We know GameStop sells games and consoles as their bread and butter, but they want to get in on the tech game as well. They're investing up to $40 million in stores that will sell tech hardware, like phones and tablets. Their... read

GameStop reports record sales thanks to next-gen consoles


29.7 % increase in new hardware sales
Mar 27
GameStop broke their 2011 sales record this year, thanks to the PS4 and Xbox One. They report that total sales topped $9.04 billion, up 1.7 percent from fiscal year 2012. They count a 29.7 increase in new game hardware sales ... read
Used games

Walmart to take a run at GameStop in used games market


'When Walmart disrupts markets and competes, our customer wins'
Mar 18
The used games market is one that many big retailers have had their eye on, but few have been able to crack. GameStop is the giant with regard to brick-and-mortar stores, but it's about to get some fierce competition from a ... read
GameStop hikes price

PS4 camera in such high demand GameStop has raised the price


Stream machine
Mar 10
Bundle a camera into your hardware offering, see a $100 price difference with your major competitor, a slower start, privacy concerns and general annoyance. Sell a camera as a peripheral, rule the world, apparently. The PlayS... read

Amazing Spider-Man 2 to have pre-order bonus at GameStop


Four costumes for the fashionable superhero
Mar 04
Activision has announced an offer you can take advantage of at GameStop if you plan to purchase The Amazing Spider-Man 2. The "Web Threads Suits Pack," available free with pre-order on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, ... read
VII and VIII

Final Fantasy VII and VIII Steam editions on sale


At GameStop's website, of all places
Feb 20
I know a lot of people have been itching to pick up Final Fantasy VII and VIII on Steam, and this might be the perfect opportunity to do so. GameStop.com is having a sale on both VII and VIII for $5.99, and both pur... read
GameStop

GameStop reports figures for 2013 holiday period


$3.15 billion in sales
Jan 14
GameStop still seems to be doing pretty damn well as a business. The major videogames retailer has announced sales figures from the nine-week holiday period, totaling $3.15 billion dollars globally, an increase of 9.3% from 2... read

Deal North: Last day for 20% off Nintendo eShop cards


Also, download deals
Dec 27
Are all of your bank accounts drained? Me too. Christmas killed me. So get ready to write some hot checks for the deals we've found today! The best deal is one that ends today, so get on it now: Best Buy has Nintendo eShop pr... read

GameStop still needs to fill 2.3 million PS4 pre-orders


A third of PS Plus subs came in the last 7 days
Nov 22
GameStop sold its entire stock of PS4 systems at launch, and then moved through an extra allocations from Sony. But 2.3 million customers on their "first to know" list are still waiting for the shiny new system, reports Games... read

GameStop has some Xbox One pre-orders left


Put $100 down
Oct 31
Still need to find an Xbox One pre-order? GameStop has opened pre-orders back up for Microsoft's new console.  GameStop says that, for a limited time, Xbox One standard edition pre-orders can be made online or in-store w... read
Killzone: Shadow Fall

Need a drink coaster? Killzone: Shadow Fall is out now


PS4 isn't available yet, but it's hottest exclusive sure is for some reason
Oct 29
Killzone: Shadow Fall went on sale at GameStop today, because reasons. With the PlayStation 4 launch still more than a fortnight away, that leaves quite a lot of time to stare at the box and, well, not a lot else actually. I ... read
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






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