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It looks like that entire game's worth of removed content might be making it into Final Fantasy XIII after all. GameStop has posted the box art for the Xbox 360 version of the game and, more importantly, it has also posted the art for the back of the box. As you can see above, the box mentions that...

February 7th 2010 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Were you sitting there reading Joystiq, thinking about how much you want to pre-order upcoming reboot Dead to Rights: Retribution? Namco has announced the pre-order campaign for the third game in two years to offer up a fighting dog, but here's the catch: There are separate pre-order bonuses should...

January 29th 2010 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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This perhaps shouldn't come as much of a surprise, but America still loves its boxes. As reported by Gamasutra, the NPD says that 90 percent of sales in Q3 2009 were attributed to boxed copies of games. If you're not so good with the math, that means only 1 out of 10 games was distributed digitally...

January 14th 2010 at 11:15pm 0 Comments
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GameStop is serious about digital distribution -- and it's proved that by hiring another person to be in charge of it. Shawn D. Freeman will be the company's new senior vice president and general manager of digital business, taking a position that the company has just created. Freeman has previousl...

November 5th 2009 at 4:27am 0 Comments
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GameStop doesn't really have to worry about digital distribution devices like the PSP Go right now -- in the Go's case, it's because there's pretty much nothing on it -- but, in the future, the company may need to consider adapting to a less physical media-dependent market. Though some say that day...

October 22nd 2009 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Sometimes, we imagine, analysts have to pad their portfolio a bit and make a guess that's pretty much inevitable, if only so they have something to point at and say "See? I nailed that one." Keeping that in mind, we'd like to bring you the following quote from DFC Intelligence analyst David Cole, w...

August 31st 2009 at 5:20pm 0 Comments
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Speaking at the Develop conference currently taking place in the UK, Gaikai's Dave Perry told Edge that the folks at video game retailer GameStop "already hate" him. "I've made so much money from their store [GameStop], so I can't be mean to them about that," he apologetically added, though he said...

July 15th 2009 at 11:25am 0 Comments
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We're not exactly sure why Stardock CEO Brad Wardell is in the business of giving advice to retailers, considering his Impulse service is in direct competition with them. But that's exactly what he did when talking to GameBizBlog recently, saying that retailers a playing a dangerous game testing th...

April 20th 2009 at 10:15pm 0 Comments
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Building upon assurances delivered several weeks ago, GameStop COO Dan DeMatteo continued his utter disregard for the impending retail crisis as the gaming industry steadily shifts to digital distribution. "The first digital distribution was Napster and it was illegal. Let's just start there," DeMa...

September 9th 2008 at 6:40pm 0 Comments
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Following another (inter)stellar quarter of sales, GameStop's COO Dan DeMatteo says the company is unconcerned about digital distribution, which caused us to instantly "Journeyman" back to 2007 to relive the Penny Arcade strip above. Gamasutra reports that during a post-results analyst call the exe...

August 22nd 2008 at 2:30pm 0 Comments