Wikipad at Gamestop this October for $499, pre-orders open Sep. 7

The Wikipad – A.K.A. the Android tablet with detachable gamepad controls – will finally land at retail starting on October 31. Specifically, the game-geared tablet will be available at GameStop for $499, which is in line with similarly featured Android tablets. Pre-orders for the device will open tomorrow on September 7. Purchasing a Wikipad from GameStop will net buyers special extras "including exclusive free, full-length game titles." Pre-orders will include both free games and an issue of the digital edition of Game Informer.

The Wikipad features Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean), a 10.1" screen, 1200x800 resolution, an Nvidia Tegra 3 T30 1.4 GHz processor, 1GB DDR2 RAM and 8GB 16GB of flash storage (expandable to 64GB). In addition to Android apps and games, the Wikipad will also support Sony's PlayStation Mobile and Gaikai. Onlive support is possible as well. You can read our hands-on impressions of the device here.%Gallery-162928%

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GameStop Launches Pre-Order Program with Exclusive Content

LOS ANGELES, SEPTEMBER 7, 2012-GameStop (NYSE: GME), the world's largest multichannel retailer of video games, has partnered with Wikipad, Inc. to offer the Wikipad tablet, the first tablet with an attachable console-quality gamepad controller, through its stores and website. The Wikipad will be available October 31 to consumers at a retailer price of $499 USD.

"GameStop is the retail destination when it comes to video games. Nobody but GameStop provides gamers with the best gaming content on the market. And for those that purchase or pre-order a Wikipad at GameStop, their tablet will have access to valuable extras including exclusive free, full-length game titles. The Wikipad is powered by an Nvidia Tegra 3 processor and will support PlayStation®Mobile platform," said Fraser Townley, President of Sales for Wikipad, Inc.

Customers can pre-order the Wikipad now at GameStop stores nationwide or online at Wikipads pre-ordered at GameStop will come with value-added extras including full-length titles and an issue of Game Informer Digital.

"We are thrilled to be partnering with Wikipad to launch this unique new gaming tablet," said Joe Gorman, vice president of GameStop's mobile business unit. "We love the innovation and know our customers are excited to see it in action."

Wikipad will launch in October with a full suite of games delivered by the latest video game platforms, including PlayStation®Mobile, NVIDIA's Tegra Zone, Google Play as well as several upcoming unannounced platforms. To bring the best gaming experience to consumers, Wikipad will offer a premium 10.1" IPS screen, ultra-light chassis, quad core processor, expandable memory and an attachable console quality game controller.

For more information on the Wikipad tablet, visit:

About Wikipad
Wikipad Inc. is a leading developer and designer of video game tablets and devices. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Wikipad Inc. is uniquely positioned as pioneers and innovators in the mobile entertainment world by leading the way in accessible and comfortable consumer devices for video games, web, education, movies and television content. Wikipad devices are powered by Nvidia Tegra processors and are Sony Playstation Mobile certified.

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 retail network and family of brands include 6,628 company-operated stores in 15 countries worldwide and online at The network also includes:, a leading browser-based game site; Game Informer(R) magazine, the leading multi-platform video game publication; Spawn Labs, a streaming technology company; and a digital PC game distribution platform available at