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GameStop opens up sales for 'retro classics'


NES, SNES, Genesis and more
Jun 23
// Chris Carter
GameStop has opened up a program that involves selling and taking in retro consoles games, including classic systems like the NES and Dreamcast. "Select stores" are actually taking the trades physically, but you can peruse th...
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Steam Machines

Steam Machines finally release soon, and pre-orders get them even earlier


Controller and Steam Link, too
Jun 04
// Brett Makedonski
In true Valve fashion, we've waited years to see if Steam Machines will ever actually see the light of day. They were revealed a long time ago, but then they just sort of never came out. Well, the first batch is definitely s...
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Zelda Wedding

Zelda-themed wedding held inside a GameStop


Triforce of Love
May 29
// Jed Whitaker
Break out the tissues as you watch the above video of a couple of Zelda fanatics getting married in a GameStop while tears stream down the groom's face. The couple met in that very store during a Mario Kart tournament. The r...

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Deals

Bayonetta 2 gets 25% price cut at Amazon and GameStop


Wii U owners rejoice
May 27
// Dealzon
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...
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Shulk amiibo

So how about that May 1 Shulk amiibo restock


Has it shipped for you?
Apr 27
// Chris Carter
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...

Final Fantasy IV & WWE 2K15: 31% off for this weekend

Apr 25 // Dealzon
Top Deals PC: WWE 2K15 (Steam) — $34.65  (list price $50) Final Fantasy IV: The After Years (Steam) — $11.09  (list price $16) Mortal Kombat X (Steam) — $30  (list price $60) <- yes, 50% off Battlefield: Hardline (Origin) — $35.99  (list price $60) Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 (Steam) — $11.55  (list price $30) Console: PS4 + Last of Us + Sony Headset + $100 eGift Card — $399.99  (list price $490) <-sweet bundle deal Xbox One Halo Master Chief Collection Bundle + Extra Controller + Charging Station — $350.01  (list price $494) <- click "Customize" to add extras to cart for $0.01 each PS4 DualShock 4 Wireless Controller + $25 eGift Card — $49.99  (list price $60) PlayStation Vita Bundle + Borderlands 2 — $169.99  (list price $200) Xbox Live Gold 12 Month Gold Card — $35.99  (list price $60) Recent Releases 04/23: Crypt of the NecroDancer (Steam) — $11.24  (list price $15) 04/14: Grand Theft Auto V — $46.20  (list price $60) 04/14: Titan Souls (Steam) — $11.55  (list price $15) 04/01: DiRT 3 Complete Edition (Steam) — $21.89  (list price $30) 03/30: Dead or Alive 5 Last Round (Steam) — $27.72  (list price $40) Upcoming Releases 05/05: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (Steam) — $15.40  (list price $20) <- yay more Wolfenstein 05/08: Project Cars (Steam) — $37.49  (list price $50) 05/19: The Witcher III: Wild Hunt — $53.99  (list price $60) <- up to 20% off PC Game Deals GameStop Spring Sale: Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution (Steam) — $29.99  (list $50) <- dat title length Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth (Steam) — $24.99  (list price $50) Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel (Steam) — $23.99  (list price $60) Mass Effect Trilogy (Origin) — $10.19  (list price $30) Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Season Pass (Steam) — $9.89  (list price $30) The Orange Box (Steam) — $4.99  (list price $20) <- always a good buy GamersGate Spring Sale: Paradox Grand Strategy Pack (PC/Mac/Linux Download) — $20  (list price $100) The Walking Dead Pack (PC/Mac Download) — $12.50  (list price $50) GMG Deals: Trainz: A New Era (Steam) — $24.64  (list price $40) Cities: Skylines (Steam) — $21.89  (list price $30) Console Deals Guitar Hero Live (PS4, Xbox One) — $89.99  (list price $100) Battlefield: Hardline (Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3) — $39.99  (list price $60) Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (PS4, X360, XOne, PS3) — $19.99  (list price $40) Toukiden: The Age of Demons (PS Vita) — $19.99  (list price $30) South Park: The Stick of Truth (PS3, Xbox 360) — $14.99  (list price $30) The Wolf Among Us (PS Vita) — $9.99  (list price $30) Hardware Deals Laptops: 15.6" Asus ROG. i7-4710HQ, 32GB, GTX 880M, Blu-ray — $1,599.99  (list $2,700) 15.6" HP Omen 15t, i7-4710HQ, GTX 860M, 256GB SSD — $1,099.99  (list $1,600) 15.6" Lenovo Y50, i7-4700HQ, 8GB, GTX 860M — $769.99  (list $1,200) HDTVs: 70" Vizio 1080p 120Hz LED Smart HDTV (Refurb) — $1,079.99  (list price $1,495) 55" LG 2160p 4K Ultra HD LED TV — $999  (list price $2,199) 32" Insignia LED HDTV — $159.99  (list price $180) Components: Asus Radeon R9 290X 4GB GDDR5 Video Card — $269.99  (list price $390) <- not bad for a 290X Crucial MX200 Internal SSD 2.5" 500GB — $179.99  (list price $250) Samsung 850 EVO SSD 250GB + Toshiba 3TB 3.5" HDD — $149.99  (list $198) Game deals from Dealzon. FYI: sales from certain retailers help support Destructoid.
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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...

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GameStop

GameStop to give $100,000 in scholarships to employees


Power to the Scholar
Apr 22
// Brett Makedonski
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...
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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
// Dealzon
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...
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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
// Brett Makedonski
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 ...
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GameStop

Police officer killed during GameStop robbery


Officer buying gift for son loses life
Mar 09
// Laura Kate Dale
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...
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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
// Brett Makedonski
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...
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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
// Chris Carter
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 ...
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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
// Chris Carter
[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...
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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
// Steven Hansen
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...
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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
// Steven Hansen
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...
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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
// Dealzon
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...

Wallet Busters: PC games winter sales arrive in force

Dec 20 // Dealzon
Top Picks From each stores: Best Buy Gamers Club Unlocked 2 Years — $30  (list price $100) Steam Wallet Cards — 5% Off   (Best Buy) Battlefield 4 (Origin) — $4.99 (list price $30) Alice: Madness Returns Complete (Origin) — $4.99  (list price $30) <- new deal Borderlands 2 (Steam) — $2.99  (list price $20) <- new deal Console Deals PlayStation 4 Console — $329.99  (Walmart store pick up only) <- new deal Xbox One AC: Unity Bundle + Destiny + $50 Gift — $349.99  (Best Buy) <- new deal PlayStation 4 White Destiny Bundle + Killzone Shadow Fall — $399.99  (Best Buy) Wii U Deluxe + Super Mario 3D World + Nintendo Land — $249.99  (Target) Origin Year End Sale Dragon Age: Inquisition Digital Deluxe (Origin) — $46.66  (list price $70) Dragon Age: Inquisition (Origin) — $39.99  (list price $60) The Sims 4 Digital Deluxe Edition (Origin) — $34.99  (list price $70) The Sims 4 (Origin) — $29.99  (list price $60) Battlefield 4 Premium (Origin) — $24.99  (list price $60) SimCity: Complete Edition (Origin) — $19.99  (list price $40) Titanfall (Origin) — $9.99  (list price $20) FIFA 14 (Origin) — $9.99  (list price $20) Dragon Age 2 (Origin) — $9.99  (list price $20) Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare (Origin) — $7.49  (list price $30) Battlefield 3 (Origin) — $0.99  (list price $20) GMG Holiday Sale Use coupon: WINTER-SALE20-GROGRE Ends 12/31: Telltale Games Collection (Steam) — $16  (list price $100) Thief Collection (Steam) — $9  (list price $45) Sam and Max: The Devil's Playhouse (PC/Mac Download) — $7  (list price $35) The Wolf Among Us (PC/Mac Download) — $6.80  (list price $25) Thief: Master Thief Edition (Steam) — $6.60  (list price $33) Jurassic Park: The Game (Steam) — $6  (list price $30) Thief (Steam) — $6  (list price $30) Sam and Max: Beyond Time and Space (PC/Mac Download) — $6  (list price $30) Sam and Max: Save the World — $6  (list price $30) Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People (Steam) — $6  (list price $30) Portal Bundle (Steam) — $5  (list price $25) The Lord of the Rings: War in the North (Steam) — $4  (list price $20) Back to the Future: The Game, Episodes 1-5 (Steam) — $4  (list price $25) Law & Order: Legacies (Steam) — $4  (list price $20) Hector: Badge of Carnage (Steam) — $4  (list price $20) Puzzle Agent 2 (Steam) — $2  (list price $10) Thief - Deadly Shadows (Steam) — $1.80  (list price $9) Thief Gold (Steam) — $1.40  (list price $7) Thief II: The Metal Age (Steam) — $1.40  (list price $7) Puzzle Agent (Steam) — $1  (list price $5) Poker Night 2 (Steam) — $1  (list price $5) Poker Night at the Inventory (Steam) — $1  (list price $5) Telltale Texas Hold 'Em (Steam) — $0.60  (list price $3) Ends 01/02: RPG Maker VX Ace (Steam) — $14 (list price $70) Brink Complete Pack (Steam) — $12  (list price $25) Age of Empires II HD (Steam) — $5.44  (list price $20) Larger GMG Sale list here. GameStop Winter Sale WildStar — $19.99 (list price $40) Guild Wars 2: Heroic Ed. — $19.99 (list price $40) Tropico 5 (Steam) — $13.99 (list price $40) Command & Conquer Ult Collection (Origin) — $4.99 (list price $20) Dragon Age Origins: Ultimate Ed. (Origin) — $4.99  (list price $30) Larger GameStop Sale list here. Steam Holiday Sale Day 13 Deals: Wasteland 2 Digital Deluxe Edition (Steam) — $29.99  (list price $60) ARMA 3 (Steam) — $29.99  (list price $60) Wasteland 2 (Steam) — $19.99  (list price $40) The Forest (Steam) — $10.04  (list price $15) Lichdom: Battlemage (Steam) — $9.99  (list price $40) Lethal League (Steam) — $6.99  (list price $14) Child of Light (Uplay) — $5.99  (list price $15) Final Fantasy VII (Steam) — $5.99  (list price $12) The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition — $2.99  (list price $20) Metal Slug 3 (Steam) — $2.39  (list price $8) Larger Steam Sale list here. Uplay Winter Sale 48 Hour Deals Ends 12/21: Watch Dogs (Uplay) — $29.99  (list price $60) South Park: The Stick of Truth (Steam) — $13.60  (list price $40) Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Blacklist Deluxe Ed. (Uplay) — $10  (list price $40) Child of Light (Uplay) — $6  (list price $15) Valiant Hearts: The Great War (Uplay) — $6  (list price $15) Mac Game Store Winter Sale Ends tonight. These are Steam Play titles, works on PC. Use coupon: PCGAMES5OFF Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel (Steam) — $28.49  (list price $60) Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth (Steam) — $28.49  (list price $50) Divinity: Original Sin (Steam) — $28.49  (list price $40) Sid Meier's Civilization V: Complete Edition (Steam) — $9.49  (list price $50) Mount & Blade: Warband (Steam) — $4.74  (list price $20) Console Game Deals Destiny (PS4, PS3, Xbox One) — $39.99  (list price $60) Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (PS4, PS3, Xbox One, 360) — $39.99  (list $60) Lords of the Fallen (PS4, Xbox One) — $39.99  (list price $60) - thanks Bill PS4 NHL 15 — $39.99  (list price $60) Driveclub — $34.99  (list price $60) Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition — $29.99  (list price $60) The Last of Us Remastered — $19.99  (list price $50) Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare — $19.99  (list price $40) Xbox One Halo: The Master Chief Collection — $44.99  (list price $60) Sunset Overdrive — $34.99  (list price $60) Forza 5: Game of the Year Edition — $34.99  (list price $50) PS3 Rocksmith 2014 Ed. + Real Tone Cable — $39.99  (list price $80) Battlefield 4 — $15  (list price $30) Beyond: Two Souls — $9.99  (list price $40) Wii U Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric — $39.99  (list price $50) <-- wait till $1? Lego: The Hobbit — $25  (list price $40) Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge — $5  (list price $60) Laptop Deals Lenovo Y50 Core i7-4710HQ, 16GB, GeForce GTX 860M, 1080p — $939  (list $1,400) MacBook Air Core i5-4260U, 256GB SSD (Latest Model) — $899.99  (list $1,100) Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series, 1080p Touch, Core i5-4210U, 8GB — $699  (list $799) Dell XPS 11 Core i5-4210Y, QHD 1440p Touch, 128GB SSD — $599.99  (list  1,200) Misc Hardware / Accessories Deals Intel 730 Series SSD 480GB — $199.99  (list price $500) Crucial M550 SSD 256GB — $109.99  (list price $200) OCZ Arc 100 SSD 240GB — $79.99  (list price $150) Xbox Music Pass 12 Month (Digital Code) — $49.90  (list price $100) Nintendo eShop Card 10% Off — $45  (list price $50) Xbox Live Gold 12 Month Membership — $44.99  (list price $60) Updated 12/22 at 10AM PST. Added/removed some stuff.
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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...

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Deals

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


Deal me up, Scotty
Dec 19
// Dealzon
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...
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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
// Dealzon
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 ...
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Deals

GameStop Black Friday has a bunch of MMOs on sale


Prices so low, you'll scream
Nov 26
// Dealzon
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...
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amiibo

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


The first of many
Nov 11
// Brett Makedonski
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...
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Free Pokémon

GameStop is giving out Diancie for Pokémon X and Y


Starting today
Oct 27
// Jordan Devore
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...
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Free Pokémon

Add a shiny Gengar to your Pokémon collection


Distribution event at GameStop this month
Oct 13
// Jordan Devore
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....
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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
// Darren Nakamura
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...
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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
// Brittany Vincent
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 ...
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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
// Brittany Vincent
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 ...
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GameStop trades

GameStop announces streamlined trade-in scheme


New used game policy features four pricing options
Aug 11
// Kyle MacGregor
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...
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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
// Jordan Devore
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...
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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
// Jordan Devore
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...
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GameStop

GameStop fingerprinting customers in Philadelphia


Retailer is being proactive about stolen goods, police say
Aug 01
// Kyle MacGregor
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...

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