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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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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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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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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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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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Deals
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GameStop has a bunch of strategy guides at half-off (Twilight Princess HD, etc.)

So GameStop has a bunch of strategy guides on sale at half off. Before you dismiss the sale completely, some of these are actually pretty neat as far as collector items go, and we can definitely see how die-hard fans of a series would pick ...   read

 
 
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A bunch of DualShock 4 controllers are on sale for Green Monday

Haven't heard of Green Monday? Well, it exists, and while it's no Black Friday or Cyber Monday, it's definitely an actual day where retailers attempt to hawk you more wares for "cheap." At Best Buy, we spot loads of console titles and acces...   read

 
 
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Xbox One & PS4 returns to Black Friday prices for Christmas

If you don't hear the bell chiming and the smell of Christmas, then maybe you're not sniffing hard hard enough. Hmm wait... that didn't came out right. Gamers and shoppers still looking for a console in-time for Christmas are in luck t...   read

 
 
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Deals

$249 Wii U from Best Buy until Saturday night

Missed out on Black Friday or even last week's $50 drop on the Wii U from Toys"R"Us? No problemo, the $50 discount has been extended on the Wii U Mario Kart 8 bundle through Best Buy, which has it as a part of its weekly sale (but strangely...   read

 
 
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Deals

Star Wars Battlefront is now 33% off at GameStop

Looks like there are plenty of Battlefront copies at GameStop. As part of its weekly sale, the retailer has Star Wars Battlefront on all platforms at a big fat $20 off. (That's 33% for those without a calculator handy.) The Deluxe Editions ...   read

 
 
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Deals

Jade Empire free on Origin, plus leftover PC game deals

We mentioned Jade Empire going free a month ago, but that was a premature oopsie by Origin. Starting today, this "On the House" freebie is now solidified. No payment info is required -- just add to cart, finish the checkout process, and the...   read

 
 
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amiibo

PSA: Ike and other rare amiibo are back at GameStop

GameStop has made good on its advertised Black Friday amiibo restock. Not only are stores packed with the promised Ike amiibo, but you can also find the other restocked figures through its website. As of writing, the reissued Greninja,...   read

 
 
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