It’s Time To Let Gamestop Fade Away

There comes a time where you have to take what you love and let it go. By letting it go, you can finally show growth, and move forward. For gamers, or anyone who picks up a controller – that thing to let go is what we have sheltered the most. Gamestop has always been the topic of controversy within our industry. This retailer took the idea of a rotating video game library and made it mainstream, p...

Mario Kart 8 Goes for a Test Drive at Select GameStop Locations this May

Ready to try Mario Kart 8? Ok, dumb question. Ready to try Mario Kart 8 before anyone else? Well, you will be able to if you live near a select GameStop location later this month, you will be able to get behind the wheel as Nintendo are celebrating the upcoming launch with a demo event, to which pre-ordering customers will receive an exclusive double-sided poster. Pretty cool right? You can follow...

GameStop Digital Now Selling Blood of the Werewolf & Slender

Midnight City has worked with GameStop in order to bring their recent PC hits, Blood of the Werewolf and Slender: The Arrival to their digital catalog and are available now for $9.99 each. Blood of the Werewolf is a challenging platformer where players take on the role of Selena, a vengeaful werewolf who traverses across 15 hardcore levels as both human and werewolf. Players face off against movie...

GameStop Creates waiting List for Wii U Pre-Orders

Well, we know what will be the big ticket of the holidays. In under two weeks, the Wii U has sold out of day one pre-orders at retailers such as GameStop and Target, with the premium bundle now being sold out at nearly every retailer under the sun. GameStop have taken it upon themselves to create a waiting list for its PowerUp Rewards customers, who will be able to put no money down and be added t...

One In Four Gamestop Stores Won’t Have PSP Games

If you enter a Gamestop and notice a lack of Playstation Portable games, it is because of Gamestop’s announcement that one in four stores will not stock PSP games. That is 25% of all stores in the region. In a statement made by Gamestop (and published on Kotaku), a Gamestop representative noted the following: “The consolidation is occurring to maximize the merchandising space in the smallest...

Gamestop soon to sell 3D Classics: Kid Icarus

Pit has been making quite the comeback lately, as I’m sure many of you 3DS owners are playing uprising until your hands cramp with joy. Now, if you pre-ordered the game, you should already have your code for 3D Classics: Kid Icarus, and be pretty content about this monumental re-release. Those who missed out on buying early though can still have more of the heroic angel as Gamestop are set t...

Skyrim gets a $20 price cut all over

With the (currently slated) biggest game of 2012 releasing this week, retailers everywhere have decided to temporarily cut the price of last year’s greatest, which is none other than The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Gamestop,Best Buy, and Amazon are now listing the behemoth Bethesda release for just $39.99. This includes both in-store and online pick-ups, so if you have been on the fence before ...

Gamestop Offering Gaming Classics as Rewards

Gamestop…Classic Games? Don’t adjust your monitors. This is a thing that is happening. As of now, Power Up Rewards members can now redeem their hard earned points for actual cartridges of some of gaming’s greatest. So what games are up for grabs? The likes of Mortal Kombat (SNES), Mario Bros. (NES), Super Star Wars (SNES), and several other common yet famous titles. This all soun...

Sonic CD unveils Tails and rushes to tablets with Gamestop

Sonic isn’t one for keeping release dates. After Sonic Generations breaking out a day early yesterday thanks to EB Games Australia, Sega of America have announced that the speedy blue one has ‘outrun his own re-release date’ for Sonic CD. The game isn’t due for release until December, but anyone who buys a tablet from Gamestop (including a Samsung Galaxy, Acer 100 and ASUS ...

GameStop to provide Online passes for used purchases of Batman: Arkham City

Well well well… yesterday Warner Brothers revealed that there would be an online pass for Batman: Akrham City and without it players would not be able to play as Catwoman at all, including four story missions. It seems that GameStop just didn’t like this policy and is going to offer all consumers who purchase used copies an online pass for Catwoman. The news comes from a memo obtained ...

EB GAMES Expo 2011 Sneak Peak

The EB Games EXPO (GAMESTOP for all you US readers out there) will be opening its doors to the public for the first time tomorrow Saturday and Sunday (15th and 16th October) at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition center. Originally called the EB Vendor show, this event was only accessable to EB Games managers.  Here the managers from each EB Games store around Australia would get to try and...

007 Preorder bonus deals explained

People who preorder the GoldenEye 007 game will get a heaping helping of additional goodies. If you pre-buy the game at Gamestop, you’ll get Paintball mode for local split-screena dn online private player matches. In addition, Gamestop also offers “early access into the Classic Conflict Mode” for online public and private matches. On the other hand, those who preorder from Amazon...

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