Entries in 'gamestop' (275)

GameStop: Majority of surveyed customers wouldn't buy console that blocked used games

GameStop: Majority of surveyed customers wouldn't buy console that blocked used games

GameStop clearly doesn’t like the thought of next gen consoles that won’t play used games, but the retailer also believes players aren’t keen on the idea either.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 13th 2013 at 8:35AM in News
GameStop's digital ventures chief Petrovic resigns

GameStop's digital ventures chief Petrovic resigns

Chris Petrovic, the head of GameStop’s digital ventures division, has resigned from his role at the retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2013 at 3:39PM in News
GameStop: Why retail will play a key role in the digital revolution

GameStop: Why retail will play a key role in the digital revolution

Whenever a big entertainment retailer goes bust, it prompts the same analysis: “They didn’t adapt to the rise of digital”.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 11th 2013 at 11:47AM in News
Next Xbox will struggle if it blocks pre-owned, argues GameStop

Next Xbox will struggle if it blocks pre-owned, argues GameStop

Retailer GameStop has warned Microsoft that any move to block the use of pre-owned software on the console would hurt the machine’s chances.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2013 at 1:20PM in News

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Ouya retail launch set for June

Ouya retail launch set for June

The Kickstarter-funded Ouya console will head to retail this June.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 6th 2013 at 7:40AM in News
Kongregate invests $10m into indie mobile initiative

Kongregate invests $10m into indie mobile initiative

Gamestop has announced a new program to help fund and promote free-to-play mobile titles developed by indies.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 5th 2013 at 8:10AM in News
Xbox 360 claiming lion's share of GameStop DLC sales

Xbox 360 claiming lion's share of GameStop DLC sales

65 per cent of DLC sales in GameStop stores are for Microsoft’s Xbox 360, the retailer has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2013 at 9:45AM in News
GameStop pulls Metro: Last Light from download store, offers refunds

GameStop pulls Metro: Last Light from download store, offers refunds

Upcoming THQ release Metro: Last Light has been pulled from GameStop’s Impulse digital download store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2013 at 3:06PM in News

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GameStop: DLC is easier to sell than strategy guides or accessories

GameStop: DLC is easier to sell than strategy guides or accessories

Digital revolution comes at the cost of retail devolution, right? Perhaps not.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2013 at 2:53PM in News
Digital up, pre-owned down as GameStop reports 4.6% sales drop

Digital up, pre-owned down as GameStop reports 4.6% sales drop

Global games retailer GameStop has fared better than the overall games market by posting a sales drop of just 4.6 per cent for the nine weeks ending December 29th ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2013 at 1:45PM in News
PS4 pre-owned block backlash - GameStop stock falls but analysts cast doubt

PS4 pre-owned block backlash - GameStop stock falls but analysts cast doubt

Shares in global video games retailer GameStop fell seven per cent on news that Sony may be moving to block pre-owned games on the PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2013 at 9:16AM in News
Analyst: GameStop's Wii U sales were "below expectations"

Analyst: GameStop's Wii U sales were "below expectations"

Sales of Wii U hardware and software failed to meet expectations at leading US games retailer GameStop, an analyst has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2013 at 8:45AM in News

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GameStop bags exclusive special edition of DmC: Devil May Cry

GameStop bags exclusive special edition of DmC: Devil May Cry

Devil May Cry fans will have to head to GameStop if they want to get their hands on the Son of Sparda Edition of the upcoming reboot.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 19th 2012 at 10:52AM in News
UPDATED: GameStop selling Far Cry 3, Far Cry 2 and Far Cry on PC for £5

UPDATED: GameStop selling Far Cry 3, Far Cry 2 and Far Cry on PC for £5

Sometimes a deal can seem too good to be true. But at the time of writing this offer is very much real.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2012 at 11:18AM in News
Gamestop DLC attach rates on the rise

Gamestop DLC attach rates on the rise

Retail chain Gamestop is getting a sales boost these days from what would appear to be an unlikely source.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 3rd 2012 at 5:21AM in News
Kongregate now offers free-to-play downloadable titles

Kongregate now offers free-to-play downloadable titles

Online games portal Kongregate has introduced downloadable free-to-play games to its catalogue.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 30th 2012 at 4:30AM in News

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Gamestop readies 3,000 US stores for Black Friday midnight kickoff

Gamestop readies 3,000 US stores for Black Friday midnight kickoff

Gamestop is coordinating a midnight opening for over 3,000 US locations this Friday.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 21st 2012 at 8:06AM in News
GameStop pre-orders point to great Wii U software tie ratio

GameStop pre-orders point to great Wii U software tie ratio

You can sell all the consoles you want, but unless you can convince the people that own them to buy software you’re still screwed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2012 at 8:53AM in News
GameStop reports physical decline and digital boom

GameStop reports physical decline and digital boom

International games retail giant GameStop has reported a decline in physical sales but a boost in digital for the quarter ending October 27th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2012 at 2:09PM in News
Black Ops II moves over 1m units at Gamestop to set launch day record

Black Ops II moves over 1m units at Gamestop to set launch day record

GameStop has announced it sold over 1m copies of Call of Duty: Black Ops II yesterday.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 15th 2012 at 5:40AM in News
Former GameStop vice president pleads guilty to fraud charges

Former GameStop vice president pleads guilty to fraud charges

Former GameStop vice president of corporate communications Chris Olivera has pleaded guilty to fraud for the theft of nearly $2m from the Texas-based company.

by Seth Tipps
on Nov 5th 2012 at 9:24AM in News
Wikipad suffers sudden, indefinite delay

Wikipad suffers sudden, indefinite delay

The game-focused Wikipad tablet has missed its intended launch date at US retailer GameStop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 1st 2012 at 11:25AM in News
GameStop planning 80 GameStop Kids stores in the US

GameStop planning 80 GameStop Kids stores in the US

80 US cities will this Christmas play host to a brand new store concept from GameStop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2012 at 3:14PM in News
GameStop says Black Ops II on track to be "biggest game launch of all time"

GameStop says Black Ops II on track to be "biggest game launch of all time"

Global games retail giant GameStop is predicting big things for the next Call of Duty.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Oct 15th 2012 at 4:12PM in News
GameStop issues Grand Theft Auto V release date

GameStop issues Grand Theft Auto V release date

The UK arm of retailer GameStop has gone live with what it thinks is the release date for Grand Theft Auto V.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2012 at 9:23AM in News