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Rumor: GameStop preparing to introduce a credit card

By Robert Workman, Jul 29, 2014 9:00am PDT

Don't get too excited, though, as it supposedly comes with a really high interest rate.

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"I could see myself paying close to that with as much as I travel, it pays for itself."

- Evil Benius see all 38 comments

GameStop to increase focus on phones & tablets instead of video games

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 23, 2014 3:30pm PDT

It may have "game" in its name, but retailer GameStop has announced plans to start increasing its focus on "gaming-adjacent" fields while lessening its reliance on video games.

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"The only thing that I use them for is seeing game titles in a RELATIVELY organised manner. It ..."

- Tyotukovei see all 42 comments

So, what happens to Watch Dogs PS4 and Xbox One bundles?

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 15, 2013 4:00pm PDT

Today's sudden last-minute delay of Watch Dogs has many wondering: what happens to my next-gen console pre-order? Many gamers may have opted to buy a system with Watch Dogs...

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"I was going to cancel my PS4 pre-order, Watchdogs is the only game coming out on PS4 in the next ..."

- Dave Davies see all 7 comments

Blue PS3 coming to GameStop on October 8

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 26, 2013 5:00pm PDT

If you're in the market for a PS3, GameStop has a new Azurite Blue model it'd like to show you.

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"Tempting, but I'm not interested in waiting until October 8th OR Black Friday. I'm replacing my ..."

- RowjinZee see all 13 comments

GameStop cross-gen promo lets you upgrade from Xbox 360 game to Xbox One for $10

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 09, 2013 8:30am PDT

GameStop is trying to tackle the cross-gen dilemma with a rather unique trade-in promo. By buying select cross-gen games on Xbox 360, customers will be able to "upgrade" to the Xbox One version for only $10.

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"I can understand Madden or Fifa, but the others seem like they're coming out shortly before the ..."

- Younanomous see all 2 comments

Pokemon promo offers shiny Dialga, Palkia, and Giratina at GameStop

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 29, 2013 4:30pm PDT

Legendary Pokemon may not be such a rarity anymore, but shiny ones certainly are. GameStop is offering shiny legendaries over the course of the next two months to help build anticipation for Pokemon X/Y.

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Kongregate expands into mobile game development

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 03, 2013 4:20pm PDT

Kongregate is moving beyond browser-based gaming and moving into the mobile realm.

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Wii U inventory being 'rebalanced' by Nintendo

By John Keefer, Jun 05, 2013 1:45pm PDT

It appears that the 8GB version of the Wii U console will stop being sold by GameStop on June 18, one week after Nintendo's presentation at E3.

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"yeah same I knew I would get shafted with the wiiu but the stupid patch that ate half my hd was ..."

- frush see all 3 comments

GameStop Expo 2013 moving to Vegas, promises 'in-depth look' at PS4

By Andrew Yoon, May 01, 2013 11:30am PDT

After opening up to the public for the first time last year, GameStop is moving its annual EXPO to Las Vegas. Of particular note, GameStop promises "an in-depth look" at PS4 "and its exciting launch lineup" during the show.

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"theres no set number, its just everything you have in your home."

- Degenerate see all 3 comments

GameStop closing 250 stores, opening 60-70 in 2013

By Steve Watts, Feb 13, 2013 1:00pm PST

GameStop will be closing 250 of its stores in 2013, while opening 60-70 new locations and aiming to purchase 40 former Game stores in France.

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"some of us want them to fail for those reasons. Others of us have nothing left but blind ..."

- gaplant see all 23 comments

GameStop Kids speciality stores launching across the US

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 26, 2012 9:45am PDT

The world's largest video game retailer has launched its latest retail concept: GameStop Kids. These new locations will focus specifically on kid-friendly games.

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"So the store is going to be the back of a van? Kids games? That'll fill what, a phone booth?"

- cerealSAM2 see all 9 comments

Wii U pre-orders sold out at GameStop, retailer opening waitlist

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 21, 2012 1:30pm PDT

"Demand for Wii U has been off the charts," GameStop president Tony Bartel said. The retailer is no longer taking pre-orders, and has started a waitlist for post-launch systems.

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"sigh ..... you have no idea about tech. also factor it was chinese protests burning down facilities"

- RuskiSnajper see all 21 comments

Report: Wii U to launch November 18, claims peripheral manufacturer

By John Keefer, Aug 27, 2012 11:45am PDT

A slip of the tongue by an accessories rep at a GameStop managers conference has revealed that the Wii U will be coming November 18, according to two reports.

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"No no, let him keep talking. As someone who's been working with this for awhile I find his posts ..."

- timmie see all 17 comments

GameStop streaming service not coming to consoles

By Steve Watts, Aug 17, 2012 3:30pm PDT

GameStop has decided to nix its console streaming plans and stick with PC and mobile devices, as revealed in a recent conference call.

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GameStop DLC program allows remote downloads

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 16, 2012 3:30pm PDT

GameStop has been selling codes for digital games and DLC for quite some time, and plans on enhancing the experience by initiating remote downloads in store.

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"I eagerly await Gamestop's announcement that they are closing stores."

- jimvolk see all 7 comments