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Nintendo NX

GameStop CEO says the Nintendo NX will have physical media

The Nintendo NX is still a mystery, but that hasn't stopped GameStop CEO Paul Raines from talking about it during a recent earnings call. Answering a rather direct inquiry, Raines stated: "I would say that the fact that there are rumors of ...   read

 
 
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De-Formers

Ready at Dawn's next game is De-formers, a physics-based arena blob brawler

In most large studio environments, a finished project is generally followed by an attempt to push the envelope further. Instead of embracing that period and finding new ways to play and interact in the medium, developers make something with...   read

 
 
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Deals

Steam Controller and Steam Link on sale for 30% off at GameStop

If you didn't hear, Valve has sold over 500,000 units of Steam Controllers. GameStop now wants you to join in the hype because the retailer is discounting the Steam Controller (and Steam Link) at a big fat 30% off discount. This is the firs...   read

 
 
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Deals

Overwatch pre-order deals roundup compared

Overwatch is launching in less than five days. In fact, it'll go live as early as 4:00pm Pacific on Monday next week. Because of the nature of the publisher, you won't be seeing any major pre-order discounts, although hardcore fans of the g...   read

 
 
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Deals

GameStop cuts price on Xbox One bundles, throws in $50 gift card too

We're edging closer to E3 and pretty sure we're smelling some new hardware or price change for the Xbox One coming from Microsoft. GameStop must have smelled what MSFT is cooking, because they're now cutting the price on select 1TB Xbox One...   read

 
 
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Deals

GameStop PC Summer Sale: New low on Warlords of Draenor, Dragonball Xenoverse and more

GameStop is changing the rules today, hosting a Summer Sale a month before Summer actually begins. (As far as we know, June is when Summer begins... in the Northern Hemisphere anyways) Today in PC GameStop's PC game Summer sale several...   read

 
 
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Wii U

GameStop CEO: 'The Wii U was disappointing to everybody'

After the insane success of the Wii, where everyone's parents bought one because they were told to and subsequently never played it again, it made sense that the follow-up, no matter how good it could possibly be, wouldn't surpass it. That ...   read

 
 
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May the 4th

'May the 4th Be With You' is a bad marketing holiday, please don't celebrate it

Many holidays are such a foreign concept to me. I get that we, as humans, have an inherent need to celebrate things and have excuses to see each other. I like to do that every week by...celebrating things and seeing people. But for others, ...   read

 
 
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PlayStation VR

Sony will begin demoing PlayStation VR at retail in June

You're probably sick of being told that you need to see (or experience, or become one with) virtual reality before you "can truly get it." Which is fair! There's a layer of truth to that sentiment, but it's so often used to shut down health...   read

 
 
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GameStop

GameStop is demoing the HTC Vive, and a possible pinkeye outbreak

Game Informer has announced that its parent company, GameStop, will be hosting HTC Vive demo stations at select stores. You can find the entire list below, but suffice to say they're mostly in major states like New York, Washington, and Flo...   read

 
 
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Deals

Get $15 off Steam, PlayStation, and other gaming gift cards

Update 6/24: Deal's back for a limited time until 5pm Pacific. eBay sure loves its coupon flash deals. On the last day of March, it is bringing back the popular $15 off coupon, this time for seven hours instead of just five. Until 5:00pm Pa...   read

 
 
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Doom

Want in on the Doom beta? Head on over to GameStop

More than two years ago, Bethesda promised access to a Doom closed beta in exchange for Wolfenstein pre-orders. It was a long time back, but that beta is finally happening this weekend from March 31 through April 3. However, it's ...   read

 
 
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GDC HANDS-ON
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Hands-on with Insomniac's crack at metroidvania, Song of the Deep

If you're going to make a metroidvania, getting your acronym (SotD) as close to the gold standard (SotN) is a good a start as any, I suppose. Song of the Deep is the surprise, GameStop-published (the store and Game Informer magazine owner, ...   read

 
 
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Deals

Weekend Deals: The Division, Hitman, Battlefront, and even a 3DS deal too

This weekend is bursting with tempting deals on big games that are nearing release. Tom Clancy's The Division goes live next Tuesday, while the new Hitman arrives on Friday. Earlier this week, EA announced details on the firs...   read

 
 
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Titanfall 2

Uh, it's a little early to pre-order Titanfall 2, GameStop

Everyone knows Titanfall 2 is a thing that is happening. EA and Respawn Entertainment have confirmed as much. But the thing is, we haven't seen so much as a teaser trailer or even a piece of concept art for the new game. So, GameStop, you m...   read

 
 
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Slashy Souls
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Namco's Dark Souls mobile spinoff looks like rubbish

Ah, so this is what Bandai Namco trademarked: an endless runner. Some of you were spot on. Slashy Souls is a mobile title made possible in part by GameStop -- a company supposedly "not attempting" to be a publisher -- that will release on A...   read

 
 
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Deals

GameStop's Square Enix PC sale has new lows on Heavensward

Square Enix PC titles are discounted by up to 70% this week at GameStop. No tweets or promotions whatsoever about the sale, mind you, because that's kind of how GameStop's PC department works (remember Impulse Driven?). That said, the price...   read

 
 
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PlayStation VR
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GameStop exec says that PlayStation VR is now releasing in the fall

GameStop CEO Paul Raines went on Fox News yesterday to talk about tax season and how consumers receiving their refunds affects the video game retailer. It's a lot of what you might expect -- people with disposable income like to spend it. ...   read

 
 
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Song of the Deep
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Thirsty for details about Song of the Deep? Drink up this video

Us folks at Destructoid didn't attend PAX South this year, so we've been keeping our collective eyes on any information that continues to dribble out now that it's over. Windows Central attended the event, and was able to snag Insomnia...   read

 
 
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WHAT!?

GameStop is publishing a game AND 'not trying to be a publisher'

Hahaha. The new hotness from Insomniac (aside from the Ratchet and Clank tie-in) is Song of the Deep, a 2D, underwater metroidvania. It's $15 for PC, PS4, Xbox One. And GameStop, the retailer, is publishing it. But don't call GameStop a pub...   read

 
 
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Deals

The amiibo Retro 3-pack is now on sale for $25.97 at GameStop

Remember this puppy? It came out eons ago, and now that it has pass its four-month release mark, the amiibo Retro 3-pack GameStop exclusive is now discounted at uh... GameStop (surprise meat bags!). For a limited time, you can buy the $34.9...   read

 
 
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Roy

The Roy amiibo is going up for pre-order today in-store and online at GameStop

[Update: Many of my sources have confirmed that you could pre-order Roy in stores minutes before it went live online. They are also reporting that most stores don't have anyone waiting in line to pre-order, which was the case at my sto...   read

 
 
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Selling games online is like the wild west, but I can't shoot anyone

[I used to sell stuff on eBay, until it just up and mysteriously marked me as a delinquent account. I haven't sold my gaming stuff since then, especially after adopting a download stance (unless I'm desperate). I can see now why GameStop ca...   read

 
 
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Deals

New Years deals: $40 Fallout 4 and $20 Dark Souls II figurine

Earlier today at 1PM Eastern the Steam Winter sale ended, so if you saved up all your Christmas money and didn't find anything interesting, here are some noteworthy New Year deals we've rounded up. (So you can spend your money. See how help...   read

 
 
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Deals

New 3DS XL and Hyrule Gold Edition on sale for $175 at GameStop

While these aren't selling like mad compared to the Majora's Mask version, GameStop's exclusive Nintendo New 3DS XL Hyrule Gold Edition is now on sale for $25 off at uh... GameStop. The regular plain vanilla red/black versions are also on s...   read

 
 
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