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GameStop's Stock, GME, Jumps 8% on Reports of Sycamore Partners Buyout

By Asif Khan, Jun 18, 2018 12:50pm PDT

Shareholders of GameStop finally have some good news.


"All good! It doesn’t hurt to link to it in the Chatty thread."

- the man with the briefcase see all 10 comments

Gamestop Names New Interim CEO and Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

By Brittany Vincent, Jun 01, 2018 9:40am PDT

Hopefully this one remains longer than three months. 


"In death, a member of Project CEO has a name. His name is Michael Mauler."

- Wombat Woo see all 9 comments

Gamestop CEO Resigns After Only Three Months On The Job, Shares Drop

By Brittany Vincent, May 11, 2018 11:00am PDT

GameStop's co-founder has stepped in to fill the role in the interim.


"Nah, it is too pricy to take over. I got Shack stuff I need to do ;)"

- the man with the briefcase see all 5 comments

Game Trader: Is GameStop's Stock Cheap, or am I an Idiot?

By Asif Khan, Mar 28, 2018 11:00am PDT

Only time will tell if this video game retailer will be going the way of Toys 'R' Us.


"You bought Shacknews so that should answer one of your questions. I kid!"

- jamesray see all 43 comments

Former GameStop CEO Paul Raines Passes Away at 53

By Kevin Tucker, Mar 07, 2018 12:30pm PST

The GameStop CEO has passed away following a lengthy bout with cancer.


"meh. people die. you wouldn't have given this guy's death a second thought had you not felt ..."

- mwasher see all 19 comments

Game Trader: Video Game and Tech Stock Ratings - 1/24/18

By Asif Khan, Jan 24, 2018 9:00am PST

Our CEO and resident financial analyst, Asif Khan, is initiating coverage on the best tech and gaming companies. Which stock will be a Super Mega Buy?


"They're selling way more physical merch in their stores these days (clothes, figures, etc). I ..."

- Serpico74 see all 35 comments

Best Deals From GameStop's Post-Christmas Sale

By Charles Singletary, Dec 27, 2017 11:45am PST

GameStop wants you to put those gift cards to good use along with some trade-ins to get the gaming gifts you really want. Here are some of the highlights from their ongoing holiday deals.


Shackcast Episode 013: Attention To Detail

By Asif Khan, Nov 24, 2017 1:00pm PST

The gang is back to talk about Animal Crossing Pocket Camp, Asif's Tesla Roadster preorder, and GameStop's stock.


Shackcast Episode 012: What A Time To Be Alive

By Asif Khan, Nov 17, 2017 4:55pm PST

We chat about Star Wars Battlefront 2 microtransactions problem, Rocket League on Switch, GameStop's stock, The Game Awards nominations, and more


"Nintendo is hitting it out of the park repeatedly. Good time for gaming and I'm glad they ..."

- iamgoat see all 7 comments

GameStop CEO J. Paul Raines Steps Down Due To Medical Reoccurence

By Asif Khan, Nov 14, 2017 11:40am PST

Shocking news from the game retailer that their CEO has stepped down.


"The new CEO would have been previously used by another company, but sold to us as brand new. "

- FirstPersonCooter see all 5 comments

Gamestop Temporarily Halts Used Game Rental Program Roll-out

By Charles Singletary, Nov 14, 2017 9:55am PST

There's no detailed reason revealed for the stoppage, but things should hopefully be back up and running in the near future.


"Really hard to roll out tech public libraries have had for 25 years "

- redshak see all 3 comments

Opinion: How GameStop PowerPass Solves Certain Gaming Woes (And Makes Another Worse)

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 31, 2017 2:30pm PDT

GameStop PowerPass has the potential to be a great deal and bring back a feeling I haven't had since Blockbuster Video was around. So why am I also dreading it?


Magazine Ad Reveals Gamestop's Pre-Owned Game Rental Service

By Charles Singletary, Oct 27, 2017 12:10pm PDT

The program starts in November and, for $60, players will have access to 6-months of unlimited pre-owned gaming.


"You could just get a job there and sign out games to take home with you...thousands of employees ..."

- jimvolk see all 3 comments

NES Classic Bundles in Stock at ThinkGeek Right Now

By Asif Khan, Jul 25, 2017 12:30pm PDT

This is not a drill. This could be our last chance to get our hands on that adorable little NES Classic console.


"Yeah, they're trying to reorient away from used game sales and into retro/merch sales. Judging ..."

- DialDforDan see all 19 comments

'Robust' Switch Sales Boost GameStop Quarterly Earnings

By John Keefer, May 25, 2017 4:15pm PDT

Overall, U.S. sales were down 2.3%, while International sales were up more than 17% year over year.