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Now GameStop reveals Black Ops II pre-order bonuses

GameStop would very much like its US customers to order Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops II. So much so in fact that, like UK rival GAME, it is offering immediate perks for anyone who commits to buying the shooter straight away. The retailer is mirroring GAME’s offer by giving …

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GameStop expands PC offer

US retail giant GameStop has announced a fresh push into the digital PC space. As of yesterday the retailer claims to have upwards of 1,500 PC titles available at each of its 4,400 US stores. They are sold in the form of codes that can be redeemed against a PC …

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Global Q4 sales fall 3.6% at GameStop

GameStop has reported a 3.6 per cent decline in like-for-like store sales for its fiscal fourth quarter. Net earnings for the period fell $63.1m to $174.7m – that’s a drop of 27 per cent. Global sales for the fiscal year remained largely static at $9.55bn, with like-for-like sales falling 2.1 …

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PS3 price drops occur at select retailers

Two high profile retailers have dropped the price of the PS3 from $249 to $199. Amazon currently offers the 160GB Playstation 3 system at the reduced tag. GameStop is also offering the console at the same price, but bundles in a free copy of Batman: Arkham City or Mortal Kombat: …

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California GameStop stores must post DLC warnings for used titles

GameStop shops in California must post warnings when their used games come with one-time-use online passes or extra fees for downloadable content. As part of a class-action settlement by law firm Baron & Budd, the retailer giant will be forced to put up signs both online and in California shops …

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RUMOUR: GameStop kicks off Skylander trade-ins

Rumours suggest that GameStop in North America has begun accepting and selling pre-owned Skylanders figures. Pixelitis claims to have word that the figures have a trade-in value of between $2 and $8 depending on wider availability. Re-sale values are said to range between $4.99 for something like Gill Grunt all …

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GameStop sees UK digital success

Specialist retail giant GameStop says the UK has already helped grow its worldwide digital empire. The company launched GameStop.co.uk in July, which included a games download service. The site quickly won over consumers with aggressive price cuts and temporary deals. GameStop is keen to build on the success it has …

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Report: New GAME bid from OpCapita; GameStop moves for overseas stores

Despite news this morning that a deal to take GAME out of administration is now very close, a new report suggests OpCapita has not yet given up hope. The Independent reports that OpCapita has tabled a fresh bid to acquire GAME’s remaining 333 UK stores. In addition, it also believes …

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‘One clear front runner’ for GAME

There is one clear front runner to buy GAME as part of a post-pack administration, sources close to the administrators have told MCV. GAME is not officially in administration yet. The High Street chain will name Mike Jervis and Stuart Maddison of PWC as their administrators. According to the Financial …

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