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GameStop says NX will use physical media

Leading US retailer GameStop has seemingly put to bed rumours that Nintendo’s NX may ditch physical media. "It will have physical media, we will play a role in it, our pre-owned business will also play a role. So we’re excited about that," CEO Paul Raines told investors, as reported by …

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Ready at Dawn on Deformers and working with GameStop

In February last year, Ready at Dawn released its most ambitious project yet: The Order: 1886. The California-based studio had a strong reputation after creating a series of excellent PSP games, and this PS4 title saw it step into the home console world. However, although The Order was a beautiful …

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Ready at Dawn’s Deformers is GameStop’s next exclusive game

The team behind The Order: 1886 has unveiled its next project, and it will be published by GameStop. The retailer’s publishing arm GameTrust will co-publish Deformers with developer Ready at Dawn. The studio says that it will handle the project’s development, while GameStop will manage distribution and marketing. The studio …

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GameStop: Wii U was disappointing to everyone

The boss of GameStop has admitted that Wii U has fallen short of both its own expectations and those of its creator Nintendo. Wii U was disappointing to everybody, including them,” CEO Paul Raines said of Nintendo in an interview with [a]list. They made some bold bets, and maybe some …

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GameStop explains its trade-in programme… with goats

US retail giant GameStop has rolled out an… interesting marketing push to promote its trade-in scheme. The firm has launched a new trailer (below) which explains its (admittedly, pretty simply) trade-in scheme using goats. GameSpot reports that two versions of this ad (one 30 second, another 60 second) will be …

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GameStop: Our games could be sold through other retailers worldwide

GameStop-published titles may be made available via other retailers in certain countries, the company says. GameStop announced its GameTrust publishing arm earlier this week. It will release between five and ten games a year, including titles from established developers such as Insomniac, Ready at Dawn, Frozenbyte and Tequila Works. Its …

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GameStop launches full publishing division and signs Ready at Dawn, Insomniac, Frozenbyte and Tequila Works

US retail giant GameStop has launched a publishing division called GameTrust. The firm has signed new games from well-known independent studios including Ready at Dawn (The Order: 1886), Tequila Works (Deadlite, Rime) and Frozenbyte (Trine). The company also announced in March it was working with Insomniac (Ratchet and Clank) on …

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GameStop talks digital pre-owned ‘barriers’, says new consoles ‘imminent’

Retail’s hope of integrating the digital games market into its pre-owned model looks less likely than ever. There have been various effort and legal attempts to enforce the allowed trade-in and resale of digital games over the years, but GameSpot reports that GameStop COO Tony Bartel has said at the …

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GameStop CEO says PlayStation VR will launch in the autumn

The boss of a leading games retailer has suggested that Sony’s PlayStation VR might arrive as late as autumn of this year. Sony’s device, previously known as Project Morpheus, is currently due out some time in the first half of 2016. However, speaking in a Fox News interview as spotted …

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