InFamous: Second Son Releases February 2014

Despite being a game that we've had our eyes on for a while now, InFamous Second Son has only just scored a release date within the PS4 launch window. The PlayStation 4 exclusive title will be available to purchase in February 2014, much sooner than it's GameStop April 1st placeholder date. Previously the game was said to release within the...

GameStop Offering $50 In-store Credit for Next-gen Game Swaps

A bunch of games announced this year are frustratingly available for next gen consoles and current gen consoles. This includes titles such as Assassins' Creed IV Black Flag, Call of Duty Ghosts, Battlefield 4, and more. For a gamer this can be a chore because you'll never know which version to go for, or which version will be played more...

Sony Lets GameStop Take 'Unlimited' Pre-orders

The PlayStation 4 has been in such a demand that many stores have had to stop any new pre-orders as they have already reached their allowed limits for pre-orders on the console. It has since been a terribly difficult challenge to get your hands on a PlayStation 4 pre-order, but it seems that is all about to change. According to...

California Gamestops to Warn Customers of Online Fees for Used Games

The State of California Makes Gamestop Warn their Customers about Used Games' Online Fees According to news from Joystiq, GameStop has settled a suit that requires the company to post signs in all of its California locations to warn their customers if certain used games have additional fees for online content. The company will also reimburse those "consumers who purchased...

In America, the 3DS Second Circle Pad is Gamestop Exclusive

3DS Owners! Want the Second 3DS Pad? It's Only at Gamestop. So if you're a 3DS owner, you've heard about the new add-on for Nintendo's portable console, the Circle Pad Pro. The Circle Pad Pro, a $20 add-on will add a right analog stick and two more shoulder buttons, will only be sold at Gamestop, according to Kotaku. So you'll...

Time Magazine explains itself on its Modern Warfare 3 promotion.

Time Magazine-Gamestop Promotion under stress of its reception While TIME magazine doesn't seem to be the magazine for gamers (I'm more a US News & World Report person myself), the magazine is getting some news from its Gamestop poster/promotion which I talked about back in mid-May. While it seems like it is getting some attention, some of it not what...

Modern Warfare 3's Gamestop promotion

Modern Warfare 3 promotional news sends chilling forecast of game's setting. There is some creative yet chilling marketing by Activision on promoting Modern Warfare 3(can be seen here). When you preorder the game at Gamestop you receive a two sided poster where one side is the game's logo and the other is a mock up TIME magazine front cover depicting...

Retail Video Game Chain Accused of Snatching Personal Information

Gamestop accused of taking personal information As seen here about Gamestop, a California woman filed the suit on Wednesday of this past week, claiming that a Alameda County GameStop store recorded her personal information such as her name, her credit card information, and her PII (personal identification information) after purchasing items with her credit card. The woman, Melissa Arechiga, believes...

USED GAMES a problem?

Going used, is it a problem or not? Danny Bilson is the Vice President of core gaming at THQ. THQ has been around since 1989 and some of the popular franchises are Red Faction, Saints Rows and WWE Smackdown vs. Raw. In an interview Bilson was making comments about the next steps for THQ. Ever since he left EA to...

New Court Ruling to Used Game Dealers...things can get harder...

Industry News - Trading in Games Got Harder With the age of DLC on every modern console threatening the used game dealers such as Gamestop, Game Crazy, and Play N Trade, the dealers will have to comply with a recent federal law. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decided that software publishers can stop buyers from reselling their software...
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