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Final Fantasy XV's spin-off beat-'em-up game looks worth trying

Between the anime, pinball, movie, VR experience, and everything else happening around Final Fantasy XV, I must've let let Square Enix's spin-off beat-'em-up game for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One slip through the cracks. Today's trailer is t...   read

 
 
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Used Wii, PS3, and Xbox 360 consoles on sale at GameStop starting at $30

Remember that GameStop used console bundle from a few weeks ago? The one with a used PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360 for only $160? Well you can now buy these used consoles à la carte. Pre-owned units of the Wii and Xbox 360 are on sale for $...   read

 
 
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Get $15 off Steam Wallet and other prepaid game cards

Update 6/30: Deal is now dead again as we've past 3:00pm Pacific. Sorry if you missed out. Talk about a well-time promotion. eBay is running a $15 off site-wide coupon for $75+ purchases. These deals are always popular because you can pick ...   read

 
 
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PlayStation VR

GameStop gets second, final wave of PlayStation VR pre-orders

Today, Sony announced that GameStop would be taking pre-orders for the two available PlayStation VR bundles. Starting tomorrow (Thursday, June 30) at 7 AM Pacific, customers who'd like to secure their PlayStation VR units must do so exclusi...   read

 
 
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GameStop is selling a bundle of used PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360 systems for $160

So, you're headed up north to the lake house this weekend, but worried it might rain. What happens if you're stuck indoors with nothing to do? Late-'90s movie marathon? Or, maybe you take up GameStop's offer with a bundle of seventh-generat...   read

 
 
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Sony is rolling out PlayStation VR demos at retail

You won't have to wait until the PlayStation VR's October 13, 2016 launch to try out the headset first-hand -- it's coming to retail outlets across North America with games like EVE: Valkyrie, PlayStation VR Worlds, Headmaster, Battlezone, ...   read

 
 
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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