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Babylon's Fall Being Handed Out For Free Ahead Of Shutdown

How would you like to get your hands on a free copy of Babylon's Fall? No? Well, if you do feel like chancing your arm, then swinging by your local GameStop store might yield results, as the chain is…

September 21, 2022 | 09:53 EDT

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GameStop is HODLing Your Private Information | Podcast 50

GameStop is being sued for allegedly selling private information, Cyberpunk 2077’s expansion Phantom Liberty was announced, and we learned some more about the “story” of Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.…

September 12, 2022 | 07:05 EDT

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GameStop Sued For Allegedly Wiretapping Users' Chats

GameStop is being sued for apparently wiretapping its customers' support chats and then selling the data to a third party for marketing purposes. The lawsuit alleges that GameStop recorded these…

September 8, 2022 | 08:58 EDT

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GameStop NFT Plans Include Marketplace And $100m Creator Fund

A GameStop NFT marketplace is in the works. The marketplace will come about through a partnership with NFT solutions provider Immutable, with the partnership also yielding a $100m fund available for…

February 3, 2022 | 10:08 EST

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GameStop Wants You To Visit During A Pandemic For A Shiny Pokemon

A new Pokemon promo is asking players to visit GameStop stores in order to receive a shiny Pokemon. The event requires players to visit physical store locations in the US, or EB Games locations in…

February 8, 2021 | 12:30 EST


Gamestop Shuts Down All Stores in California; Retracting Their Earlier Statement

Just a couple of days ago, Gamestop employees received a memo from their management describing the retailer's line of shops around the United States as "essential business." This statement comes at a…

March 20, 2020 | 04:26 EDT

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Gamestop's Coronavirus Measures are Sorely Lacking

With the Coronavirus spreading across America, a variety of stores have shut their doors and taken measures, some government-mandated, to protect their employees and customers. However, despite…

March 17, 2020 | 09:39 EDT

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Reggie Fils-Aimé Joins GameStop's Board of Directors

After Reggie Fils-Aimé retired from Nintendo, many of us wondered how he would spend all of that free time he now had. Well, it seems a decision has now been made: Mr. Fils-Aimé has joined the…

March 9, 2020 | 04:54 EDT

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[Update] Chronicle Power Armor Helmet Collectible is Being Recalled

A collectible Chronicle Power Armor Helmet is being recalled due to a hazard within the product. Fans had hoped to get their hands on cool collectibles from the Fallout franchise and several…

September 24, 2019 | 12:22 EDT

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GameStop Closing 180–200 Stores (and That's Just the Beginning)

An announcement came out about GameStop closing 180–200 "underperforming" stores by the end of this fiscal year, a period of time that typically concludes in March for most companies. The lowest-…

September 11, 2019 | 03:00 EDT

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GameStop Reportedly Laying Off Over 50 Employees As Part of Reorganization

After a major management reshuffle in May, there are unconfirmed reports that retailer GameStop is making some further cuts. The image was first shared on Imgur, and then gained wider visibility when…

July 31, 2019 | 11:45 EDT

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GameStop Wants to Become a Community Hub For Gamers

It's not been a good year for GameStop, and that's putting it mildly. After reporting a drop in fiscal year sales, management reshuffling, and it's biggest drop in stock price ever, you'd be forgiven…

July 9, 2019 | 10:19 EDT

GameStop Reveals Top 10 Most Sought-After Games Out of E3 2019

GameStop Reveals Top 10 Most Pre-Ordered Out of E3 2019

GameStop has published a top 10 list of the most "sought-after games" coming out of E3 2019, based on the number of customer pre-orders from the retailer's database. E3 2019 included more than 200…

June 20, 2019 | 10:32 EDT

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ThinkGeek Website Closing Down, Debuting Dedicated Section at GameStop Stores

The ThinkGeek website is going to be closing down next month as it folds operations into its parent company GameStop. If you haven't heard of ThinkGeek before, they're a company that specializes in…

June 14, 2019 | 12:40 EDT

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GameStop Stock Crashes, Falling 36% and Potentially Spelling Doom for Retailer

GameStop stock has fallen 36% in a single day. This is the company's biggest loss since it was first listed on the stock market in 2002 and may very well spell the end of one of gaming's biggest…

June 5, 2019 | 01:40 EDT

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Gamestop Announces Management Reshuffle

After 23 years, Gamestop COO and CFO, Rob Lloyd, is leaving the company. This comes as part of a larger management change as reported by Under this reshuffle, the position of COO…

May 31, 2019 | 04:00 EDT

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GameStop To Offer Full Store Credit Refunds Within 48 Hours Of Launch

GameStop is offering full refunds of games within 48 hours of launch via store credit. The promotion will begin with the upcoming Sony zombie-'em-up Days Gone. The new promo is titled 'Guaranteed to…

April 18, 2019 | 09:00 EDT

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GameStop Reports Huge Losses After Fiscal 2018 Results

GameStop has reported huge losses in the fourth quarter of 2018 as they released the fiscal 2018 results posted on their website, with the caveat that the quarter was short of a week compared to the…

April 4, 2019 | 05:20 EDT

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Sony Will Stop Providing Digital Download Codes To Retailers On April 1st

Sony is to stop supplying digital download codes for full games to retailers starting April 1st. This news came via a leaked memo from retailer GameStop. The memo details how the changes will affect…

March 24, 2019 | 01:18 EDT

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Gamestop Dials Back Company Sale; Stock Plunged to 26 Percent

Gamestop’s ridiculously low buyback prices for previously used games as well as its questionable marketing and in-store sale techniques may have come back to bite them in its rear end as the…

January 29, 2019 | 03:50 EST

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GameStop Italy leaks details about Mortal Kombat 11

It's a story as old as the internet. A game retailer receives from the publisher details about upcoming games in order to prepare the store page for that title and, maybe by mistake or superficiality…

December 11, 2018 | 12:30 EST

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GameStop Black Friday Deals 2018

GameStop's Black Friday deals are now in full swing up until Sunday. Right now, you can snag Xbox One and PS4 consoles for a really low price in addition to their exclusives. All orders over $35 will…

November 19, 2018 | 12:00 EST


Bring Hell Wherever You Go With The Diablo III: Eternal Collection Bundle

Trust me when I say you'll want to possess the new Diablo III: Eternal Collection Bundle. Puns aside, the partnership between Nintendo and Activision Blizzard is looking better and better with the…

October 15, 2018 | 01:41 EDT

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Home Sweet Home Will Haunt Your Consoles On October 9th

Appropriately timed for the frightening season, the first-person survival game Home Sweet Home is coming to consoles. The game will release on Xbox One with Xbox One X support, PSVR, and PlayStation…

September 19, 2018 | 10:00 EDT

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GameStop Listing Shows 10 Full Price Switch Games, No Titles Yet

Nintendo is now only a week away from showing off their plans for E3 but it seems GameStop has almost jumped the gun adding 10 full price Switch titles to their online inventory. After updating their…

June 5, 2018 | 11:40 EDT

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Injustice 2 Championship Series Kicks Off End of May

The Injustice 2 Championship Series has been announced by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Presented by PlayStation 4. Amateur and pro-gamers will be able to compete in the upcoming superhero…

May 8, 2017 | 01:50 EDT

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Nintendo Switch Selling Out In Mere Hours, Shipped By Plane To Meet Demand

As you may know, if you've been trying to find one, the Nintendo Switch has become a bit of a scarce product since it's launch in March. As was the case with the Wii, the Switch is incredibly hard to…

May 1, 2017 | 09:30 EDT

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GameStop Investigating Potential Website Security Breach

GameStop is investigating a potential security breach in that may have resulted in customer credit card data being compromised as reported by Krebs On Security. Two sources in the…

April 8, 2017 | 10:00 EDT

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Gamestop Closing 150 Stores

American game retail chain Gamestop is going to close at least 150 of their stores due to declining interest from the public. In the recent months, Gamestop shares have fallen more than 13% as of…

March 26, 2017 | 11:40 EDT

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A King's Tale: Final Fantasy XV Releasing Free For Everyone

Just can’t get enough of Final Fantasy XV? You’re in luck. In addition to the slew of DLC announced for the game that is going to be released in the following months, the side-scrolling brawler…

February 22, 2017 | 12:00 EST

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GameStop's Circle of Life Controversy More Complex Than it Seems

GameStop is under a lot of scrutiny this week, after a story broke regarding their "Circle of Life" system. The story, first published on Kotaku by Jason Schreier on Wednesday, talked about the "…

February 4, 2017 | 10:30 EST

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Gamestop: Switch Pre-orders Sold Out, NES Classic Back in February

It's starting to look like Nintendo's new little box with a screen is pretty popular. Not only are they becoming impossible to find online, but pre-orders are also sold out at GameStop stores across…

January 15, 2017 | 09:41 EST

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Activision, Gamestop, and Others Team Up to Support Veterans

Activision, Gamestop, and other retail stores are teaming up together to support Activision's Call of Duty Endowment program, to help displaced veterans find employment through new merchandising…

November 14, 2016 | 06:37 EST


IndieBox And GameStop Bringing Ten Indies To Retail

IndieBox, one of several companies in the business of staving off our all-digital future, is a company that puts together collectors editions of various digital games. Their original business model…

October 21, 2016 | 07:32 EDT

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Gamestop Announces Publishing Label Gametrust

Gamestop recently entered the world of game publishing with the announcement of Insomniac's Song of the Deep and now they have announced Gametrust, their publishing label. They first began work with …

April 18, 2016 | 10:28 EDT

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Homefront: The Revolution Announces Myriad Pre-order bonuses

Homefront: The Revolution developer Deep Silver revealed the pre-order bonuses you can grab when the game releases next month and you're going to need to get another spreadsheet ready. All pre-orders…

April 16, 2016 | 04:46 EDT

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Gamestop Enters Publishing with Insomniac's Song of the Deep

Insomniac Games has announced a new Metroidvania-style game called Song of the Deep which will take you to the depths of the sea.
 A young…

January 28, 2016 | 12:19 EST

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Pre-order Bonuses Revealed for Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth

Digimon Story Cuber Sleuth is coming to the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita on the 2nd of February. Cyber Sleuth is the latest Digimon RPG and the first Digimon game since 2008's Digimon World…

January 23, 2016 | 04:07 EST


Gamestop Won't Sell Consoles Bundled With Digital Games

The stop in GameStop may start referring to digital games, as GameStop will no longer offer game console bundles that include digital copies of games. During GameStop's recent company earning call,…

September 17, 2015 | 12:06 EDT

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Retro consoles and games now available via GameStop

GameStop had announced earlier this year that they would begin to start accepting trade ins or retro games and consoles with a test in the New York and and Birmingham area but now the plan has rolled…

June 24, 2015 | 01:00 EDT

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Retro Consoles and Games Returning to GameStop

GameStop is going old school once again. Starting on April 25th, select GameStop stores in New York City and Birmingham will be taking in retro consoles and games. Over 250 stores in both markets…

April 16, 2015 | 12:56 EDT

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Battlefield Hardline Premium Details Leaked

Details pertaining to Battlefield Hardline have apparently been leaked before an official announcement by Electronic Arts. According to the website Attack of the Fanboy, the marketing from a…

March 1, 2015 | 12:44 EST

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Why Is Gamestop Charging (Slightly) More For Some Nintendo-Published 3DS Games?

I don't have an answer to the question asked in the title of this article. I apologize if that was misleading. I just noticed some price discrepancy recently while shopping around for games, and some…

September 13, 2014 | 09:00 EDT


Details of GTA V on PS4 leaked - Rockstar confirms next gen release dates

A NeoGAF user who goes by the name of  'The Shogun' has leaked details of GTA V on PS4 from a closed door GameStop Manager's Conference in Anaheim. The Shogun claims they were in attendance at that…

September 12, 2014 | 10:37 EDT

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Is Subscription Gaming the Future?

If you have any eye on console gaming, you've probably heard about Playstation Plus and Games with Gold. Each is a respective service on Sony and Microsoft's consoles. While Playstation Plus really…

August 6, 2014 | 07:35 EDT


Red Hood Playable in Batman: Arkham Knight

Thanks to an ad leak by Gamestop caught by the masked vigilantes at Batman News, we now know the second pre-order bonus for Batman: Arkham Knight. In a first for the series, it seems two different…

July 25, 2014 | 01:03 EDT


Walmart Allowing Used Game Trade-ins

Starting March 26th, 2014, you can trade in your used games for gift cards at Walmart. Those gift cards can be used at any Walmart or Sam's Club store - both in store and online. In addition, later…

March 18, 2014 | 03:41 EDT