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Wii U Basic Being Discontinued? Nintendo Says No

It seems that in the run-up to this year’s E3 Conference, there is some uncertainty about the future of the 8GB Basic version of Nintendo’s Wii U console. It seems that GameStop has issued orders recalling unopened consoles. According to a report yesterday on Kotaku, GameStop has been sending word to certain stores that all new and unopened Wii U …

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Used Xbox One Games Will Be Sold At Retail, Publishers Get A Cut This Time Around [Report]

After Tuesday’s Xbox One reveal, reports came forward that Microsoft would block used games, or at least charge those playing used games a fee. Microsoft finally came out with an official statement that didn’t clear much up, but a report out today offers more details. MCV reports that Microsoft will be taking command of the pre-owned market with a system …

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Gears of War: Judgment Multiplayer Early Access Coming March 15

Epic Games this week announced that some players who pre-order Gears of War: Judgment will get three days of early access to the game’s new “OverRun” multiplayer mode. Unfortunately, the deal only applies to gamers who order Judgment from GameStop, either online or in-store. Those who do pre-order with GameStop will be able to start playing “OverRun” at 3 am …

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Kindle Fire Is Now Available At GameStop

When you think of GameStop, you generally think of console titles lining the walls and 8,000 copies of Madden NFL 08 going for $1.99 each. The gaming retail giant has changed its image over the past year, however, to a store that peddles all gaming devices, including Android and iOS tablets. Now the store has earned a powerful partner in …

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Retail Video Game Sales Continue to Plummet

In another sign of both the dying retail video game merchants and the slow death of the current console cycle, new numbers show that retail sales of video games, video game hardware, and video game accessories in October were down 25% from that month last year. According to a Bloomberg report citing research firm NPD, retail sales of video games …

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Gamers Get Their Own Tablet In October

Amazon was on a roll yesterday with the announcement of multiple new Kindle devices. The Kindle Fire HD and Paperwhite are sure to be a hit among consumers this holiday season. Unfortunately, Amazon didn’t have a tablet that addresses the needs of the gamer. One company is hoping to fix that in October. Wikipad Inc, the makers of the aptly …

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Wii U Titles Going For A Pretty Penny At GameStop

Did Nintendo’s E3 press conference excite you to no end? Can you not wait to get your hands on NIntendo Land? Worry not, brave Nintendo fan, as GameStop has 20 Wii U titles available for pre-order including certifiable hits like New Super Mario Bros. U and Pikmin 3. There’s only one little problem… As you can obviously see, GameStop seems …

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Subsidized Xbox 360 Coming to Best Buy and GameStop

Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb, announced this morning that the subsidized $99 Xbox 360 will be coming to Best Buy and GameStop stores later this month. Hyrb, a member of the Xbox team at Microsoft and former host of the recently cancelled Major’s Minute Inside Xbox show, announced the expansion of the $99 Xbox program over on his blog. From the …

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GameStop Now Selling Android Tablets

GameStop, regardless of how you feel about them, was one of the last bastions of pure core gaming bliss. They served the core and we rewarded them with our hard earned money. Alas, the core does not have all the money when it comes to gaming anymore. People who would rather spend 30 minutes a day playing Angry Birds instead …

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GameStop Announces Opens EXPO to PowerUp Rewards Members

Until now, GameStop’s annual EXPO conference has been exclusively for GameStop employees. Today, GameStop has announced it is opening up the conference to a wider audience. Members of GameStop’s PowerUp Rewards program are invited to attend the conference, which will be be held in San Antonio, Texas on August 29. EXPO will feature pre-release video game demos and previews, contests, …

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Hitman: Absolution Gets a November 20th Release Date and Pre-Release Content

Square Enix today announced the release date for next installment in the Hitman series Hitman: Absolution. The game will launch on November 20, 2012 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Windows PC. Square Enix also announced a special pre-order bonus for players who pre-order the game from GameStop stores in North America. Those players will get exclusive access to Hitman: …

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Call Of Duty: Black Ops II Pre-Order Bonuses Announced

Well, that didn’t take long. The first trailer for Black Ops II hit the airwaves yesterday and we already have the retailer specific pre-order bonuses lined up for gamers who can’t wait to get their hands on the latest Call of Duty title. This year’s pre-order bonuses are a little odd though. First up is GameStop’s offer which has pre-order …

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