GameStop rings in the new year with savings on GTA 5, more

Did you make it through the holidays with some spare cash? Well, GameStop wants it, and kicked off a new sale to celebrate the new year to get it. The retailer's deals, which stretch from January 3 to January 5, include $50 savings on both the Wii U Skylanders console bundle ($249.99) and the 250 GB Xbox 360 Holiday console bundle, which includes both Halo 4 and Tomb Raider for $249.99.

The games on sale for the next few days, some of which carry over from GameStop's last sale, are as follows: Grand Theft Auto 5 and NBA 2K14 for $39.99 each, Gears of War: Judgment ($19.99), the Xbox One and PS4 versions of Lego Marvel Super Heroes for $49.99 and Wii U, Xbox 360 and PS3 versions for $39.99 as well as the 3DS version of Angry Birds: Star Wars for $19.99 and the DS, Xbox 360 and PS3 versions for $29.99.
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The Year of Gaming Begins! Play More for Less in 2014 With GameStop
GameStop Ready To Kickstart Gamers' New Year Resolutions With An Expansive Selection of Deals On Pre-Owned and Next-Gen Consoles, Games, Electronics And More

GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 2, 2014-- The new year is here and GameStop declares 2014 to be the "Year of Gaming!"

To properly kick off 2014, GameStop (NYSE:GME), the world's largest multichannel retailer of video games, is ready to help gamers meet their New Year gaming resolutions and build out their gaming empires by purchasing what they did not get during the holidays for less.

From next-generation and pre-owned consoles and video game titles to accessories and consumer electronics, GameStop is the destination for keeping the new year celebrations alive and well while saving money in the process. Whether looking to use up remaining holiday gift cards, or wanting to trade in completed game titles and gadgets that are collecting dust, GameStop stores across the U.S. will be offering top deals for all kinds of gamers from January 3 through January 5, including:

Consoles / Accessories

250GB Xbox 360 Holiday Console Bundle with two free games (Halo 4 and Tomb Raider) - $249.99 Save $50 (Reg $299.99) (Available Friday 1/3 and Saturday 1/4 only!)
Nintendo Wii U Skylanders Console Bundle - $249.99 (Was $299.99)
Select New PlayStation® 3 DualShock Controllers - $44.99 each (Reg $54.99)
PlayStation® 3 Pulse Elite Headset - $129.99 (PS4 compatible)

Save $10 on all new LEGO: Marvel Super Heroes - $49.99 (Reg $59.99- XB1, PS4), $39.99 (Reg $49.99- Wii U, Xbox 360, PS3)
Grand Theft Auto V- $39.99 (Reg $59.99- PS3, Xbox 360)
Angry Birds: Star Wars - $19.99 (3DS), $29.99 (DS, Xbox 360, PS3)
NBA 2K14 - $39.99 (Reg $59.99- Xbox 360 and PS3)
Gears of War Judgment - $19.99 (Reg $39.99)
Hot Systems at Cool Pre-Owned Prices

PS3 120 GB Slim- $199.99
Original Xbox 360- $129.99
Original Wii- $69.99
3DS- $149.99
DS Lite- $69.99
Consumer Electronics

iPad 4 16GB (pre-owned) - $379.99
Samsung Galaxy S3 - $349.99
iPod Nano Gen 7(Pre-owned) - $99.99
"While 2013 will go down as having fantastic console launches, award-winning games, and more, it's easy to see that 2014 is going to start off really strong," said Ashley Sheetz, chief marketing officer of GameStop. "Gamers of all kinds will be able to find significant value with these deals, no matter if they plan to play on the newest consoles, pre-owned handhelds, or tablets– we're proud to declare that 2014 is the 'Year of Gaming!'"

For those gamers eager to get playing with Sony's new PlayStation 4 or Microsoft's new Xbox One consoles, GameStop stores throughout the country will continue to have a limited number of systems in stock. For availability, please contact your local store or visit To learn more about the special New Year deals and exclusive discounts, visit your local GameStop location and head to for the latest information and offers.

About GameStop Corp.

GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is the world's largest multichannel video game retailer. GameStop's global retail network and family of brands include 6,488 company-operated stores in 15 countries and online at The network also includes:, a leading browser-based game site; Game Informer® magazine, the leading multi-platform video game publication; Spawn Labs, a streaming technology company; a digital PC game distribution platform available at; and an online consumer electronics trade-in platform available at

General information on GameStop Corp. can be obtained at the company's corporate website. Follow GameStop on Twitter @ and find GameStop on Facebook @

This article was originally published on Joystiq.