GameStop News


GameStop stores to offer hands-on VR demos

By David Craddock, May 26, 2016 4:25pm PDT

Ten GameStops already have HTC Vive kiosks, and the company plans to bump that number up to 100 soon.


GameStop reports decline in hardware and software, increase in digital sales

By David Craddock, May 26, 2016 2:15pm PDT

The games retailer continues to seek new brands as various areas of the industry ebb and flow.


GameStop Stock Dropped from the S&P 500 Index

By Asif Khan, Apr 19, 2016 3:30pm PDT

GameStop's removal from the benchmark index of the US stock market may not mean game over.


"Stephen Stills is not space meat. Stephen Stills is the talent."

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'Significant barriers' stand between GameStop and reselling digital games

By David Craddock, Apr 14, 2016 4:00pm PDT

Despite the difficulties involved in reselling ones and zeroes, GameStop pledges to be the first to do it.


"I've said this a million times. We have to fix digital rights issues. Not only for games, but ..."

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GameStop COO says new consoles 'seem imminent'

By David Craddock, Apr 14, 2016 3:00pm PDT

GameStop might be gearing up for new Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo hardware.


"The problem here is the platform build out requirements now. The bar is so much higher for what ..."

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PlayStation VR launching in Fall 2016, says GameStop CEO

By Daniel Perez, Feb 16, 2016 7:33am PST

Sony is no stranger to launching their products after everyone else.


"IS this thing any good? I wish there was a place to try it. I've never had a chance to put on ..."

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Song of the Deep creator discusses Merryn's tale and how it differs from other Insomniac games

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 29, 2016 12:00pm PST

Song of the Deep looks to be something very different from other efforts from Insomniac Games. To learn more about how Merryn's tale differs from other Insomniac stories, Shacknews spoke to the game's creator and Insomniac Chief Creative Officer Brian Hastings.


GameStop enters publishing business with Insomniac's Song of the Deep

By Daniel Perez, Jan 28, 2016 7:51am PST

Song of the Deep will have a first-time publisher backing it who will have exclusive rights to its physical version.


"Not to mention the fact that the game will be Gamestop exclusive for physical copies. Seems like ..."

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Song of the Deep is a new undersea tale from Insomniac Games

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 28, 2016 6:30am PST

Young Merryn was raised on fantastic tales of undersea adventures, but when her father goes missing, it becomes time for her to live one of her own. This is Song of the Deep, the latest from Insomniac Games, and Shacknews recently had a chance to go hands-on.


"undersea tale undertale Trying to capitalize on that marketing confusion I guess."

- Haxim see all 18 comments

Steam Sections coming to GameStop, GAME, and EB Games this holiday

By Daniel Perez, Oct 05, 2015 10:48am PDT

Valve has partnered with GameStop, GAME UK, and EB Games to have Steam Sections in its storefronts that will sell the Steam Controller, Steam Link, Steam Machines, and more this holiday season.


"I prefer digital over physical for similar reason, but the biggest one is that physical games ..."

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Aqua Blue PlayStation Vita will arrive at GameStop in November

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 31, 2015 9:20pm PDT

A new color variation of the PlayStation Vita is coming exclusively to GameStop, this time in an Aqua Blue variation.


"I'd pay 150 for an elite controller that had the screen built in like the wii u game pad. "

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GameStop website now stocking retro games and consoles

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 22, 2015 9:55am PDT

Those that want to take a walk through video game history now have a new place to shop for old-school classics.


"Hey Dreamcast Bangaio for $30 is a good deal. That was a sweet gem in its day. "

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Fallout 4 release date pegged for October 23, according to GameStop

By Daniel Perez, Jun 04, 2015 7:52am PDT

According to a listing on GameStop Italy, Fallout 4 may be releasing this October.


"I'm betting the vault's experiment is cryogenics. So basically Rage the redo "

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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.