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GameStop to add 28,000 staff for holiday season

GameStop aims to hire 28,000 additional staff for this year’s holiday season, the US retailer has revealed. Games Industryreports the figure tops the 25,000 extra seasonal employees the company looked to add for the 2014 holiday season by 12 per cent. "Providing exceptional customer service is the cornerstone of GameStop’s …

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GameStop stops offering console bundles with download codes

The largest American High Street games retailer will now only sell console bundles that include physical copies of games. It is common nowadays for hardware bundles to include download codes instead of physical games. However, Giant Bomb reports that the retailer in a recent conference call outlined its new physical …

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GameStop could yet hit UK High Street

Retail giant GameStop could still make a bricks and mortar UK move – with a range of merchandise shops. It acquired US website ThinkGeek in June for 92m, and is opening the first ThinkGeek physical shop in Florida this month. It also operates Zing Pop Culture, a range of Australian …

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GameStop to open first ThinkGeek physical store

Online merchandise ThinkGeek is to open its first physical store. Owner GameStop, which acquired ThinkGeek owner Geeknet in June, has announced plans to open the its first branded physical store in Florida on September 25th. More are planned, too, with each boasting what is described as a ‘modern, bright, open …

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PlayStation Morpheus VR will be at September’s GameStop Expo

Sony’s virtual reality tech is going to be at this year’s GameStop Expo. On Wednesday September 2nd, fans will be able to get hands on with the PlayStation VR kit at the retail giant’s event. The GameStop Expo takes place at Sans Expo and Convention Centre in Las Vegas. Sony’s …

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GameStop hasn’t given up on pre-owned digital games

The idea of pre-owned digital games has been flying around for a while, and retailer GameStop still hopes to one day get the idea off the ground. "It’s still an opportunity that’s out there," GameStop merchandising director Eric Bright told GameSpot during a meeting at E3 last month. "I think …

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GameStop online store now offers retro consoles and games

GameStop now offers a selection of retro consoles and games for purchase online. GameStop announced the news on Twitter, ushering a resurgence of classic games and hardware for the company. The new retro portion of GameStop’s website includes selections from NES, SNES, Nintendo 64, Sega Genesis, PlayStation and Dreamcast platforms. …

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GameStop’s $500m merchandise dream

When GameStop revealed its latest financial results, the firm told its investors it had a new dream. It wants to turn its fledgling merchandise operation (expected to be worth up to $200m this year) into a $500m business by 2018. Some of its investors were perplexed by this target. There …

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GameStop: Metacritic to blame for game pre-order problems

Pre-orders are falling because gamers are paying extra attention to review scores, said GameStop international boss Mike Mauler. The retailer said that – much like in the UK – pre-orders have started to dip in America. But insisted that the number of consumers coming out day one remains healthy. Pre-orders …

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GameStop bundles PS4 and Elder Scrolls Online for £279.97

Hot on the heels of Microsoft’s official Xbox One price drop, one retailer has cut the price of PS4 to well below 299. GameStop is currently advertising a bundle including a 500GB PS4 console and The Elder Scrolls Online for just 279.97. That’s more or less the same as the …

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