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Metroid Prime: Federation Force demo event

Select GameStop stores are set to host a demo event of the upcoming Metroid Prime: Federation Force this Friday, August 12. If you are interested, you get three hours of demo time between 4PM and 7PM. There is no telling how many units will be available at each location, but Nintendo promises the ability to play with up to four players in a co-op environment. Check out to see if there is a store n...

Super Smash Bros. 3DS Open Tournament

At E3 we were treated to a thrilling Super Smash Bros. tournament. Now it’s your turn to compete. The “Super Smash Bros. 3DS National U.S. Tournament” has officially been announced. The open tournament will be held on October 4th, one day after the release. 15 GameStop locations across the U.S. and the Nintendo World Store in New York City (see below for locations) will host the ...

Peach Pink 2DS Available at GameStop

GameStop started selling a new 2DS color in the U.S yesterday.  This “Peach Pink” version retains the $129.99 price of the 2DS and comes with a bonus too. The handheld comes bundled with a Disney Magical World-themed carrying case.  Disney’s Magical World released beside the Peach Pink 2DS and sports a $29.99 price tag.  If you are a 2DS holdout and dig the color, now might be th...

Xenoblade Chronicles now being sold for $90 at GameStop. Wait, what?

According to a post on NeoGAF, US game retailer GameStop has received a large shipment of copies of the critically-acclaimed Wii title, Xenoblade Chronicles. The catch? GameStop is selling individual copies at a staggering price of $90…pre-owned. The NeoGAF poster also mentioned that it’s possible to take the price down with coupons that are floating around online. That alone may be a ...

Rumor: Watch Dogs Coming To Wii U

GameStop and Best Buy have recently listed Ubisoft’s ambitious and hotly anticipated open world action-adventure title Watch Dogs on their websites for pre-order on the Wii U. This rumor has not been officially confirmed by any of the higher ups at Ubisoft; however, more clues point to a leaked Watch Dogs poster that suggests that the game will be coming to all platforms for Holiday 2013. Fi...

Nintendo presents Pokemon: The Launch Experience

In my quiet little town, I moseyed over to grab a copy of Pokemon Black this morning and joined a line of Nintendo fans of all ages and backgrounds–kids, college students, parents, military–all in a great mood and all speculating about just how much cash Nintendo was raking in today.

Video games seek immunity from used sales, fail to see the irony

Used video games have been around since the early ’80s. But they weren’t a problem in the eyes of developers until the middle of the decade, at which point game sales weren’t growing as fast as they used to. Rather than blame the safe creative bets, bloated budgets, and $10 HD surcharge (yes, many games carry an MSRP of $60 these days) for the decline, developers set their sights on used gam...

Confirmed: Black Wii consoles arrive in May

Just as some suspected, black Wii consoles are heading for store shelves on May 9 in the US and May 23 in Canada. The confirmation comes from a GameStop employee who received a monthly shipment from Nintendo containing a poster advertising a black Wii console bundled Wii Sports, Wii Sports Resort, Wii MotionPlus and a Wii mote for $199.99. Although the poster came with explicit instructions not ...

GameStop CFO expects ‘very, very strong fall’

Like rustling leaves freed by an October breeze, blockbuster games will be falling from store shelves into consumers’ hands all autumn long. Or so hopes David W. Carlson. The executive vice president and chief financial officer of GameStop, Carlson said Thursday the company expects to finish 2009 strong thanks to a Q4 release list including, among major multiplatform titles, “a couple&...

GameStop to hold Punch-Out tournament

PRESS RELEASE—GameStop, the world’s largest video game and entertainment software retailer, today announced that it will host a nationwide Punch-Out!! video game tournament on the Wii in 2,000 stores on Saturday, May 30, 2009.