All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘GameStop’

PlayStation 4: GameStop Donates Systems To Charity

PlayStation 4, the ever-coveted game system that boasts hi-fi graphics, is in the headlines this week after retail giant GameStop announced they would be donating several of them to the Ronald McDonald House. The charity organization provides a safe place for families to stay while their children receive treatment at a hospital located far from their home, and a representative …

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Cyber Monday Sales: Best Deals On Video Games

Cyber Monday is like the rushed sequel to Black Friday. That doesn’t make it any worse than America’s annual celebration of cheap TVs and trampling old people though. In fact, it might even be the superior holiday since you don’t have to brave the elements or that jerk down the block to score cheap goods. We’ve already previewed a few …

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GameStop Partners With IBM And Texas A&M, Launches GameStop Technology Institute

GameStop is the Starbucks of gaming. There’s one on every corner and they at least pretend to serve your every need. Unlike Starbucks, however, GameStop’s bread and butter – video games – are increasingly moving to the digital space where GameStop is cut out of the profit loop. Now the retailer is partnering with some of the best tech minds …

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GameStop Reports $3.15 Billion In Sales Over The Holidays

In November, Sony and Microsoft launched their next generation games consoles – the PS4 and Xbox One. Both consoles have now gone on to sell more than 7 million units combined and that’s definitely helping the bottom line of those in the business of selling games. The increase in hardware sales was readily apparent at GameStop during the holidays. GameStop …

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GameStop Reveals Its Black Friday Deals, Bundles

Over the past few days, Sony and Nintendo have both unveiled their hands for Black Friday. From the looks of it, gamers looking to save on Sony and Nintendo hardware will be in for a treat, but what about those looking for something a little different? GameStop announced today that it will be getting into the consumerism holiday spirit along …

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Sony Will Hold a PS4 Launch Event In San Francisco

Journalists may be in New York this week for the launch of the PS4, but that’s not where Sony is going to hold the launch party for its newest console. Instead, our friends in California will be partying all night with Sony before the PS4 launches on November 15. Sony announced today that it will be holding a launch event …

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GameStop CEO Thinks The Console Cycle Will Get Shorter

For years, the console cycle was predictable. Nintendo, Sony and whoever else would release a console, wait five years and then release a new one. This past generation, however, has completely destroyed that concept with a console cycle that has lasted eight years. Some may feel that long console cycles will now be the norm, but GameStop’s CEO doesn’t see …

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GameStop Prepares For PS4 And Xbox One Launches With Hiring Spree

Does it sound like a dream come true to work at GameStop? If so, the impending launch of the Xbox One and PS4 may have just given you the excuse you need to join their team. GameStop announced today that it plans to hire 17,000 seasonal workers this holiday season in preparation for the Xbox and PS4 launches. Next gen …

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These Studios Are Making Exclusive Content For The PS4

Exclusives are going to become rarer in the next generation. Most third party studios just can’t afford to keep their games on only one platform. Instead, you’ll see developers move to exclusive DLC, and now we know which studios are making exclusive content for Sony’s platform. Game Chup reports that Sony held a small presser at the annual GameStop Expo …

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Amazon Is Sold Out Of PS4, Xbox One Launch Units

Just yesterday, GameStop announced that it had completely sold out of its initial allotment of PS4 units. Now another retailer has announced the same. Amazon announced today via its Video Games Facebook page that it has completely sold out of its initial allotment of PS4 and Xbox One launch units. As the retailer notes, it only took them a month …

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GameStop Has Sold Out Of PS4 Preorders

In mid-June, Sony’s Andrew House said that PS4 demand “may well outstrip supply.” It only took about a month for that to become reality at one of the largest game retailers. Game Informer reports that GameStop has stopped taking PS4 preorders. Here’s the full statement from the retail chain: “Due to high demand for the system, GameStop is not currently …

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Are Game Prices Going To Go Up This Year?

In 2005, Microsoft ushered us into an age where video games cost $60. Initially, we complained as games were only $50 on the PS2, Xbox and Gamecube. Eight years later and we’re now complacent with the new price of games. Will that complacency give in to publishers asking for even more money with next-generation games? Kotaku reports that Microsoft has …

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