Tag Archives: gamestop
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 21:27 BST
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 21:30 BST
Xbox One has already caused a deal of confusion surrounding the use of pre-owned games, and on top of having to pay a fee to play used games, it seems that Microsoft and publishers will get a cut of each used sale at retail too.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 11:39 BST
GameStop president Tony Bartel has confirmed that both PS4 and Xbox One games can be re-sold at its stores, following confusion of how the re-sale of games on both formats will work.
Mon, May 06, 2013 | 23:40 BST
Another nail has thumped into the PlayStation 2′s coffin as the one-time king of consoles gradually fades into nostalgic memory.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | 23:30 BST
GameStop pre-orders of Shin Megami Tensei 4 will score a bonus downloadable costume. Siliconera reports the offer is valid in North America, and nets you a red-and-gold oriental motif outfit. As detailed in yesterday’s Nintendo Direct, the 3DS exclusive Shin Megami Tensei 4 releases on July 16 as a Limited Edition Box Set including a strategy and art book, soundtrack CD, and deluxe slipcase.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | 06:32 BST
Battlefield 4 could see the return of Battlefield 2′s Commander Mode, according to a piece of GameStop pre-order art for DICE’s shooter.
Thu, Apr 04, 2013 | 19:51 BST
GameStop has acknowledged that mobile and online gaming are a threat to its business, and it plans on taking steps in order to compete and jump on the bandwagon.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 06:02 BST
Microsoft’s next console does some “really cool stuff”, according to GameStop executive J Paul Raines.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 02:11 BST
Retail chain giant GameStop is confident the PlayStation 4 will be in stores world-wide before the end of the year.
Sat, Mar 30, 2013 | 00:54 GMT
Well, they explained the premise in a more clinical manner. Says company president Tony Bartel about the prospects of the PlayStation 4 on a conference call, as reported by GamesIndustry International: “We do believe demand will far outpace supply within the launch window, although we have been given no official numbers by Sony,”
Thu, Mar 28, 2013 | 17:41 GMT
For the fiscal year that for some strange reason ended on February 2, GameStop pulled in revenue adding up to $8.89 billion, which is a loss of $269.7 million, apparently. Also, that total is down seven percent year over year.
Thu, Mar 21, 2013 | 01:03 GMT
Pick up God of War: Ascension from a US GameStop outlet before March 24, and you’ll score a pretty sweet bonus – the God of War Saga, bundling all five previous games together. That’s a lot of game for the price of one new release, and pretty handy if you’ve never checked out Kratos’s adventures. The PlayStation 3-exclusive Ascension is a prequel, so you can even play them in order.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 | 02:04 GMT
GameStop has already received 600,000 registrations for its “First to Know” PlayStation 4 mailing list.
Thu, Mar 14, 2013 | 21:09 GMT
GameStop president Tony Bartel has told Forbes that sales of Wii U have been “slower than expected” now that the Christmas boom has passed; however, the executive feels titles in the current pipeline will help renew interest.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 | 12:40 GMT
Ex-GameStop VP of corporate communications and public affairs Frank Christopher Olivera has been charged with fraud in US federal court, after funnelling over over $1.7 million from the retailer. He faces 51 months in prison.
Thu, Mar 07, 2013 | 17:58 GMT
GameStop president Tony Bartel had some words for Forbes about why the rumored always-online-never-play-used-games next Xbox might be a bad idea. “Console manufacturers understand that recent surveys indicate 60+ percent of video game consumers would be less likely to purchase a new console that did not play pre-owned games.”
Wed, Mar 06, 2013 | 18:54 GMT
A recent NPD survey polled gamers on their spending habits, and it turns out that 78 percent of core players will regularly buy used games, while 70 percent regularly buy full digital versions of retail titles.
Tue, Feb 26, 2013 | 20:36 GMT
Ravaged, the FPS multiplayer online game from 2 Dawn Games, has a new DLC pack available for no charge. It adds a new arsenal of weapons, vehicles, and game modes along with the new chainsaw and flamethrower. It also comes with a moveable dump truck, and two new game modes: Team Deathmatch and Hijack. XP gains have also been improved, and ammo has been reduced to encourage players to “scavenge for weapons and ammo to stay alive.” Ravaged can be picked up on Steam for $9.99, and players can also grab the first Apocalypse DLC Pack for free as well. You can also pick the game up through: Rain Digital Games, 2DawnGames, GameStop, GamersGate, Origin, Green Man Gaming, and GameFly
Tue, Feb 26, 2013 | 06:26 GMT
US Pokémon fans: bring your DS or 3DS and a copy of Pokémon Black, White, Black 2 or White 2 into GameStop from March 4 in order to receive Meloetta, the latest addition to the RPG’s line up.
Fri, Feb 15, 2013 | 19:36 GMT
A GameStop source close to Joystiq has sent over shots of a pre-order poster for Destiny – the game Bungie is expected to reveal on Sunday. The posters are expected to be placed in stores Monday, and the accompanying paperwork describes the game as one where you create your “own character, earn unique and customizable weapons, gear and vehicles in an always-connected universe,” says Joystiq. Destiny is said to be a FPS containing public and social activities along with co-op and multiplayer. We’ll find out more Sunday.