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Nothing to do this 4th of July? How about some deals? Because we've got some deals. I mean they're not Black Friday good but they're pretty good. Sorta. Kinda. (Do we earn our copywriting merit badge now, Mr. Scoutmaster?).&n...   read

 
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GameStop opens up sales for 'retro classics'

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 their entire retr...   read

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

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 set to hit store...   read

 
 
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Zelda-themed wedding held inside a GameStop

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 reception ended ...   read

 
 
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Bayonetta 2 gets 25% price cut at Amazon and GameStop

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 little extra i...   read

 
 
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So how about that May 1 Shulk amiibo restock

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 multiple exclusi...   read

 
 
Weekend deals
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...   read

 
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GameStop to give $100,000 in scholarships to employees

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 its Power to the...   read

 
 
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GameStop Spring Sale live with $8 Titanfall Deluxe, $20 BF4 Premium

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 historic lows,...   read

 
 
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Halo 5 has some fancy Hunter armor, but only for those who pre-order at GameStop

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 fold 'em. Know ...   read

 
 
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Police officer killed during GameStop robbery

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 the store and pi...   read

 
 
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Shulk amiibo pre-orders are open for a second wave at GameStop

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 on May 1. The ...   read

 
 
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GameStop joins the growing list of retailers screwed by Nintendo's US amiibo rollout

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 rapport over th...   read

 
 
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Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. might be getting demo cards at GameStop (update)

[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 cards are "not f...   read

 
 
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You may still be able to get a Majora's Mask New 3DS from GameStop

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 edition console s...   read

 
 
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New Nintendo 3DS likely coming February 13

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 pre-orders tomor...   read

 
 
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Weekend Deals: Mass Effect 3, Syndicate and Crysis 3 all under $4

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 hundreds of titl...   read

 
 
Winter Sale
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...   read

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

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 fray. Both GameSto...   read

 
 
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The giant list of Black Friday PC digital game deals

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 a ton of disco...   read

 
 
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GameStop Black Friday has a bunch of MMOs on sale

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 seeing a slew ...   read

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

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 Nintendo intends to ...   read

 
 
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GameStop is giving out Diancie for Pokemon X and Y

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/Fairy-type Pok&e...   read

 
 
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Add a shiny Gengar to your Pokmon collection

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. If you're thin...   read

 
 
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Super Smash Bros.

Official Nintendo Super Smash Bros. tournament begins on October 4

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 locations around the...   read

 
 
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