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GameStop CEO doesn’t see DLC as used game deterrent

GameStop CEO Dan DeMatteo doesn’t believe that DLC opportunities from services like EA’s are a deterrent to customers who want to buy used games.

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Dan DeMatteo headlines

  • PS3 and Wii price cuts in the third quarter, says Gamestop

    Gamestop CEO Dan DeMatteo has said his 33.5 million hardware unit sales estimate for this year factors in Q3 price cuts for both Wii and PS3. “That assumes that there will be price cuts on the PS3 and potentially one on the Wii,” he said, speaking in an earnings call, adding, “It’s hard to tell […]

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  • Gamestop boss: "Nintendo key property coming out by the end of the year

    Gamestop CEO Dan DeMatteo has told CNBC that Nintendo’s told him there’s a Christmas blockbuster on the way. “We think there will be a Nintendo key property coming out by the end of the year,” he said. “They haven’t given us any insight, but they have told us to reserve [shelf] space.” There’s no further […]

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  • Gamestop boss: Wii cut may come to US, PS2 drop was too late

    Gamestop CEO Dan DeMatteo has told CNBC that a Wii price cut may become inevitable in the US, thanks to dwindling demand. “I think [demand for] the Wii could slow down to the extent that Nintendo may want to cut the price,” he said. “Nintendo has it within its arsenal to do that. The component […]

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  • Game CEOs make loads more than you do

    Ever wonder what game industry CEOs make in a year?  It’s loads more than any of us, we guarantee. According to The Game Trade Journal, between bonuses, stock options and incentives, the following CEOs are paid the most according to proxy statements filed with the SEC. Activision – Bobby Kotick: $14.9 Million; Base pay is […]

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  • Chance of finding a Christmas Wii "much, much better this year," says GameStop man

    There’s clearly a “messaging” issue going on here. Despite GameStop CEO Dan DeMatteo saying a month ago that getting a Wii this Christmas was going to be some kind of living hell, GameStop vice president of merchandising, Bob McKenzie, has told MTV that no one needs to worry. It’s all going to be fine. “It’s […]

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  • GameStop: No "end in sight" for Wii shortages

    GameStop CEO Dan DeMatteo has told GameDaily that there are nothing like enough Wiis to go around at the moment, and he thinks it’s a problem that’s going to run into the holidays. “I’ve never seen this type of demand before. I know they’re making more, but we’re still short like everybody else. I think […]

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