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GameStop is trying a new tactic as it faces increased competition from the likes of Gamefly, Amazon and other online retailers: It's going old school. IGN reports that beginning April 24th, the company will once again begin accepting classic consoles for trade-in and sale in 250 of its brick-and-m...

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As it does every January, ubiquitous mall retailer Gamestop has issued its holiday sales report. Though sales of $2.94 billion mark a year-on-year decline in business, it comes as little surprise and the retailer remains optimistic. That $2.94 billion figure is overshadowed by the $3.15 billion ...

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GameStop plans to use Microsoft's Azure cloud computing technology to enhance its retail locations, allowing customers to stream "video game and promotional content" to mobile devices. While not offering a timetable for when the services would be offered, the retailer revealed examples of ways it w...

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GameStop's third quarter financial results show global sales are down for the quarter ended November 1, 2014, totaling $2.09 billion, compared to 2.11 billion over the same period last year. Net income fell to $56.4 million, as compared to $68.6 million during the third quarter last year. Despit...

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Because one day of rampant consumerism just wasn't enough, GameStop has announced plans to launch a weekend-long sales event prior to its already revealed Black Friday sales. The ubiquitous games retailer has yet to outline its full discount plans, but they include $20 discounts on the normally ...

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GameStop's Black Friday ad has apparently leaked, spilling dollar-saving deals all over the Internet's floor. The retailer will reportedly offer the Xbox One holiday bundle that includes Assassin's Creed: Unity and Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag for $330, as well as the PS4 limited edition bundle w...

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Black Friday may be two weeks away, but retailers are already dropping the price on two pieces of Sony hardware: PlayStation TV and PlayStation 3. Both systems will start at $80 and $200 respectively through Amazon and GameStop for the holiday season, though GameStop notes that the deals are tempor...

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Shulk is the first Amiibo unearthed as retailer-exclusive in the US, according to a listing on GameStop. The figurine of the Xenoblade hero is one of 11 coming to North America in February 2015, and yesterday Nintendo said "some of our retail partners will be releasing a certain number of these as ...

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UK retailers are already gearing up for the holiday season with some console promotions, including GameStop's £300 deal on a glacier white PlayStation 4. The brightly white PS4 was first available as part of the Destiny bundle, but then Sony released it as a standalone a few weeks ago. GameSt...

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Remember when Walmart announced it was going to start taking video-game trade-ins? Well, now the retail giant's ready to sell them back to you. Starting November 3rd, some 1,700 of Walmart's stores will begin selling pre-owned games. And to take another swipe at GameStop, Walmart's also announced th...

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Pokemaniacs looking for a Shiny Gengar, but who would rather not spend hours upon hours hunting through the tall grass for the slim chance that one might appear, currently have another option, thanks to an ongoing Gamestop giveaway. Anyone who visits Gamestop before October 26 with either a copy...

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Video game retailer GameStop has introduced several changes to its PowerUp Rewards customer loyalty program, announcing that it will reward members with monthly perks in addition to discounts on used games. Starting this month, customers will receive a buy-two-get-one coupon after signing up or ...

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Three new Nintendo 3DS XL models will launch in North America by the end of this year, Nintendo announced today during the GameStop Expo in California. The red-and-blue Super Smash Bros. Edition Nintendo 3DS XL will hit store shelves first on September 19, commemorating the launch of Super Smash...

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Popular game retailer and reseller GameStop will soon offer no-contract wireless service to customers in the United States, expanding the company's reach into mobile. 2,800 GameStop stores in the U.S. will begin offering both phones and 4G service through Cricket Wireless no later than the end of ...

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If you're going to start fights with friends and family members over imaginary property and play money, you might as well get a gameboard that recalls something you can consistently enjoy. As the Toy Fair International 2014 foretold, a Pokemon Monopoly Kanto Edition is now available for pre-or...

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Global sales, new hardware and software sales, mobile and consumer electronics sales and net earnings were all up year-over-year for GameStop in Q2 2014, according to the company's latest financial statement. Global sales were up 25 percent to $1.73 billion. New hardware sales more than doubled,...

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Microsoft's second Xbox One bundle of its Gamescom conference was for another big-hitter, namely Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. The limited edition bundle comes with a digital copy of the Day Zero edition of the Sledgehammer shooter, and it'll include a custom console with a 1TB hard drive, as wel...

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GameStop announced a new trade-in pricing policy today, which simplifies the company's current pre-owned purchasing structure. Set to launch August 18, the program will enforce four price points "depending on whether a customer chooses cash or in-store credit for their items and whether they are a ...

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You've brushed up on memorizing lines of dialog from Goldeneye, yeah? Well good, because they'll come in handy now that GameStop has confirmed the specifics of its new system for selling back the games you no longer want. The outfit has issued a press release that it's moving from a ten price-poin...

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