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Pokemon X/Y owners can get Shiny Gengar from GameStop today

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 13, 2014 10:05am PDT

More competitive trainers may want to observe the latest GameStop giveaway, which offers up a Shiny variety of the mighty Ghost-type Gengar.


"Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, Pokemon X/Y owners can get Shiny Gengar from GameStop today"

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Super Smash Bros. 3DS nation-wide tournament kicks off Oct. 4

By Daniel Perez, Sep 25, 2014 7:00am PDT

A special nation-wide tournament will kick off one day after the release of Super Smash Bros. 3DS to find who is the ultimate fighter in the US.


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.


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

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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.


"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...


"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.


"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.


"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.


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.


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.


"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.


"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.


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

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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.


"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.


"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.


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

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