Tag Archives: gamestop
Fri, Oct 26, 2012 | 15:10 BST
GameStop has announced it will launch 80 GameStop Kids stores for the holidays, where it will only sell games specifically designed for children. The stores will stock games, and game-themed toys ranging from Skylanders Angry Birds and Minecraft. The first store is now open at the Grapevine Mills Mall, in Grapevine, Texas and more will open in the coming weeks. A full list of the stores can be found here. Thanks, Gamasutra.
Mon, Oct 22, 2012 | 01:06 BST
The fanciest retail bundle of Telltale’s downloadable adventure series The Walking Dead will only be available at GameStop.
Tue, Oct 16, 2012 | 17:47 BST
Wii U offers players a myriad of control methods, from the GamePad tablet device, classic WiiMotes and the more recognisable Pro Controller. Retailers are claiming that the device can hold an 80 hour charge. Get the details below.
Mon, Oct 15, 2012 | 00:53 BST
Microsoft seems to have issued a US price cut on Xbox 360 holiday bundles. As noted by Dealzon, the 250GB Skyrim and Forza and 4GB with Kinect bundles are both now $50 cheaper than RRP at GameStop, Amazon and Best Buy, with the latter two offering free shipping for extra thrift.
The price cut has not been officially detailed, but Kotaku‘s sources suggest it will hold through January at GameStop at the very least.
Sun, Sep 23, 2012 | 16:17 BST
Wii U pre-orders have been sold out at GameStop, according to the retailer due to “off the charts” demand.
Sat, Sep 22, 2012 | 16:41 BST
Mon, Sep 10, 2012 | 12:52 BST
GameStop CEO Paul Raines has confirmed the retail chain will start selling retro stock, and is currently looking at delivering the vintage goods via online options.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 00:25 BST
WikiPad, an Android-powered device positioned as the first true gaming tablet, is slated to launch in the US some time in northern autumn, with pre-orders opening this week.
Thu, Sep 06, 2012 | 20:33 BST
Ouya may gain shelf space at GameStop when it comes to market, according to the retail chain’s CEO Paul Raines. Speaking with Joystiq, Raines said GameStop would be “a part of any console launch in the future,” and the firm is fond ideas surrounding open-source components. “There will be games developed for that stuff. So you’re going to see more of these open source type products, and we will be right in the middle of all of it,” he said.
Ouya’s Kickstarter closed in August with $8,596,475 raised.
Tue, Sep 04, 2012 | 11:18 BST
Gamestop has predicted that Wii U will launch before the year is out, and that 2013 will bring see one next-gen console launching, but hasn’t disclosed if it will be Xbox 720 or PS4.
Thu, Aug 30, 2012 | 21:39 BST
Gamestop CEO Paul Raines has said the firm is considering selling vintage cartridges and discs on its webiste.
Mon, Aug 20, 2012 | 12:16 BST
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 | 03:19 BST
During GameStop’s quarterly earnings call yesterday, the company revealed it has reduced the scope of its streaming games service, Gamasutra reports. Built on technology acquired from Spawn Labs and Stardock, the cloud-based gaming package will now be restricted to PCs, tablets and IP-capable TVs. The service is still expected to go live this year, and GameStop is apparently in negotiation with a host of content providers.
Thu, Aug 16, 2012 | 23:51 BST
GameStop has launched a new in-store service allowing you to buy DLC and download it without having to input those pesky codes. Wired reports purchasers will be emailed a code immediately, which can be activated right from your smartphone moments after your leave the register – firing off a message to your Xbox 360 to auto-download the content. GameStop will offer add-on packs and full games with the new scheme. Cor. We live in the future.
Thu, Aug 16, 2012 | 17:10 BST
GameStop has posted its Q2 sales and earnings for the period ending July 28, revealing an increase in the business’ digital sector of 27% with $134 million in revenue.
Mon, Aug 13, 2012 | 11:03 BST
Mon, Aug 06, 2012 | 17:54 BST
Gamestop has revealed new figures regarding its American pre-owned sales, stating that they are worth $1.8 billion a year, but remains adamant that used sales don’t impact new, and that developers simply don’t understand how pre-owned works. Set phasers to angry.
Thu, Aug 02, 2012 | 16:05 BST
DarkZero has posted what appears to be a leaked list of Wii U launch titles. The list is a shot taken of a listing from a GameStop store, ergo the rumor tag we’ve attached to the post. The list is below, and while most games have already been confirmed for the console’s launch period, it’s always good to have your memory refreshed. Assassin’s Creed III, ZombiU, Rayman Legends (TBA), Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition, Pikmin 3, Nintendo Land, New Super Mario Bros. U, and others are mentioned specifically.More through here.
Thu, Aug 02, 2012 | 02:27 BST
“Pre-order Harvest Moon: A New Beginning, get a yak” is Destructoid‘s headline and it’s hard to beat. This adorable plushie companion comes with all Gamestop US pre-orders of Natsume’s latest, which hits 3DS in the fourth quarter. The yak will also be available through other means eventually, but Natsume isn’t ready to give details yet.
Fri, Jul 27, 2012 | 01:55 BST
US retailer chain GameStop is looking into enabling downloadable games to be sold on by consumers – bringing the used game trade to digital distribution, in other words.