GameStop's Plan to Stream Games to Tablets, Like OnLive, Sounds…

GameStop has been buying up companies recently in order to diversify its business. Basing most of its growth on used games has caused the actual gaming industry to dislike dealing the company, and internet delivery systems like Steam is bypassing retail altogether. So what do they do? Stream games to tablets. » 4/04/11 6:20pm 4/04/11 6:20pm

Barnes & Noble, Gamestop Chief Pulls Some Shady Stock Sales

The only reason I knew Barnes & Noble owned Gamestop is that in high school I'd use my friend's discount at Barnes & Noble all the time, even though he worked at Gamestop. Interesting right? More interesting: Leonard Riggio, chairman of B&N and director of Gamestop just dumped $60 million in Gamestop stock. The last time… » 10/14/09 8:46am 10/14/09 8:46am

GameStop's Black Friday Ad Leaked

Our friends at Kotaku managed to get their hands on the GameStop Black Friday circular and, not surprisingly, bundles are the major theme here. Some of the better deals include a .99 cent price tag for Rock Band Track Pack Vol. 2 (after purchase of Rock Band game or bundle over $50), Madden PSP Entertainment Pack or… » 11/20/08 4:55pm 11/20/08 4:55pm

GameStop Says They Have Enough Wii Consoles to Last Through Black…

Things may be looking up for consumers eager to get their hands on the elusive Wii console this holiday. Speaking with a GameStop exec, Game|Life learned that the company believes they have enough consoles to last all stores up to the first week of December. There have also been sightings on Amazon and various big box… » 11/13/08 3:10pm 11/13/08 3:10pm

Pokemon DS Lite Hits US, Only Slightly Embarrassing to Own

The limited-edition Pokemon DS Lite was actually released in Japan back in 2006, but is just now showing up in a Gamestop ad in the US. The flashy, surprisingly mature paintjob features Dialga and Palkia, the two Pokemon—Poke mons » 8/08/08 3:30pm 8/08/08 3:30pm? Poke?—from the Diamond and Pearl covers. It looks to come with a nice bundle, including…

GameStop Squashes Its Bad Zune Habit

It was always strange seeing a video game retailer peddling MP3 players, but nevertheless GameStop has ceased selling Microsoft Zune portable media players. The breakup puts a small speedbump in Microsoft's path to wrest marketshare away from Apple's iPod line, and could slow the progress Zune made against Creative » 5/25/08 12:00pm 5/25/08 12:00pm

Wii Wheel Gets $14.99 Price Tag; Your Friends Aren't Worth it

Looks like the fellows at Gamestop let the pricing for Nintendo's Wii Wheel slip, and $14.99 is the price you'll be paying for each friend you have over on Mario Kart Wii day, (April 27th.) The game will retail at $49.99, which includes one Wii Wheel to boot, but for multiplayer mayhem, you're going to have to fork out … » 3/29/08 10:30pm 3/29/08 10:30pm

GameStop Signals the Death of the 80GB PS3

Rumors about the impending doom of the 80GB PS3 have been going on for a while now, and it appears that Gamestop will not be recieving any more 80GB shipments from here on out. This news comes only weeks after rumors that Best Buy will also be dumping the higher-end model. The bottom line: if you want a PS3 with… » 2/12/08 7:10pm 2/12/08 7:10pm

GameStop Makes a Grab at the Halo 3 Money Train With Limited Edition…

Because bleeding Halo fanatics out of $130 for the Halo 3 Legendary Edition really only scratches the surface of their (parents') bank accounts, GameStop is stepping up to collect the remaining lunch money with a line of "limited edition" Halo 3 gear that drops Sept. 4: a pair of Spartan and Covenant 360 controllers and … » 6/12/07 7:30pm 6/12/07 7:30pm