Recently, it seems that a bunch of Redditors on the subreddit WallStreetBets have been actively buying GameStop’s shares. The efforts by the Redditors have managed to drive the share prices up to $4 to a stagger $200, which resulted in some hedge fund managers, who had shorted GameStop’s stocks, losing a ton of money in the process.
A new promotion has been launched by GameStop which lets customers return a game for full store credit provided they do so within 48 hours of having purchased it. This is a challenge many serious gamers would love to accept as they would essentially binge-play the title to complete it before the 48 hours are up so that they can return it for full store credit and do the same […]
GameStop wants a piece of the esports pie so it has teamed up with esports organization Complexity Gaming to open the GameStop Performance Center in Frisco, Texas. This 11,00 square foot venue will be the new headquarters of Complexity Gaming and will be hosting public events that are aimed at getting amateurs into esports.
GameStop, one of the largest retailers of video games and consoles, had announced in June last year that it was looking to sell itself. It was said to be in talks with private equity firms about a potential sale after it received interest of being bought out. It appears that a deal was not reached because GameStop has now announced that it has given up on efforts to secure a […]
GameStop, a major retailer of video games and electronics, has confirmed that it’s looking to sell itself. The confirmation comes following a report which revealed that the retailer is in talks with private equity firms about a potential transaction after it received buyout interest. Reuters reported that the company has even hired a financial adviser to assist in these discussions. The company later confirmed the talks itself.
Sometimes gamers buy a console and later they decide they don’t like it, or get bored with it, or want something else, so they sell it or trade it in. However with the Nintendo Switch, it seems that GameStop believes that gamers will be holding on to the console longer than the competition.
GameStop announced a new rental subscription service last month which would allow subscribers to rent as many used games as they wanted for a six-month period. All they had to do was pay a flat fee for the privilege. GameStop said that it was going to launch the service on November 19th. However, merely days before the service’s launch, GameStop has reportedly decided to pause the launch of the unlimited […]
The concept of borrowing videos to take home to watch and returning them later isn’t exactly new, but what about video games? It turns out that GameStop has plans to introduce a similar rental service for video game as the company has announced “PowerPass”, a service that is expected to be officially launched on the 19th of November.
If you’re someone who shops frequently at GameStop or who might have shopped there recently, it might be time to start paying attention to your credit card statements. In a report from Kotaku, they and several readers have received emails from GameStop informing them that their systems were breached and that information such as credit card data might have been stolen.
Things aren’t going that well for GameStop. It recently announced the closure of at least 150 stores across the United States and if that wasn’t enough, the company is also investigating a possible breach of customer financial data from its website. Those who made a purchase via GameStop’s website using their bank card over the past few months should pay attention.
Back in the day when you wanted a video game, the only way you could get a video game was to go to a retail store and buy one. This has led to retail stores such as GameStop to flourish where they have been popping up in various countries around the world. However that scene has changed over the past few years.
Marvel VS Capcom: Infinite will be the latest installment in the Marvel VS Capcom crossover franchise. However the game will only be released in 2017 which means that gamers still have some time to kill. If you’re looking to catchup on older releases, you’ll be pleased to learn that GameStop will be getting an exclusive physical copy of Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3.
Are you planning on getting your hands on the upcoming Xbox One S? We know, it might seem like a waste to have two consoles at home since you can only play one at a time, but the good news is that it looks like according to a report from DualShockers, GameStop is currently accepting trade-ins, meaning that you can trade-in your old console for the Xbox One S.
GameStop has experimented with game publishing before and it appears to be convinced that there’s a place for it in this market. That’s why the company has announced the launch of GameTrust, it’s a new game publishing division of GameStop. Initially, GameTrust will publish titles from current partners Insomniac Games, Frozenbyte, Ready at Dawn and Tequila Works before working with additional smaller studios to bring their titles out to market.
Have you been on the fence about purchasing Sony’s current-gen gaming console that has already sold millions of units across the globe? There’s a good incentive for you to put money down for it particularly if you’re into the Fallout franchise, or just want to see what all the hype is about this Fallout 4 game. You can get Fallout 4 free if you purchase a PlayStation 4 from Best Buy […]
Many of us visit GameStop for all our gaming needs and soon the brick-and-mortar video game retailer is also going to stock up on Steam hardware. It’s kind of ironic, Steam is an online PC game distribution service which intends to cut out the likes of GameStop, but that’s not going to stop the retailer from offering Steam hardware in the near future.
It used to be that if you were buy a console bundle from GameStop, you would get the console followed by a digital copy of the game that you can redeem via a website. Or in some cases, like we’ve seen with Nintendo’s bundles, the game will come preinstalled on the console which will save you some time in downloading it.Unfortunately for fans of digital downloads, it seems that digital […]
Ever since the PlayStation 4 came out in 2013 it has come with a 500GB hard disk drive and the console’s $399 price point has remained constant as well. Only recently that Sony announce that it’s shipping units with 1TB HDDs but these units aren’t widely available right now across all markets. If you want more storage GameStop has you covered, it’s selling “Supercharged” units of PlayStation 4 from its “premium […]
As developers start focusing on developing only for current-gen consoles like the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, this means that less love is being shown to older consoles like the PS3 and Xbox 360. Now if you have either one of these consoles lying around at home and you are planning to get a new one, you’re in luck.GameStop has recently announced that until the 28th of June, they will […]
GameStop is going to launch a pilot sales and trade-in program later this month under which it will accept your classic games and console, classic consoles like the Nintendo 64 for example. This new program will initially be launched in two of GameStop’s biggest markets. New York City and Birmingham, which play host to over 250 GameStop locations, will be the two first markets in which this program is rolled out.