A very bad year for GameStop got even worse this week, as the retailer sent out letters to online customers informing them that their credit cards may have been stolen.
According to Havana, Florida mom Kayla McAllister, her 11-year-old son was flipping through the manual of a used game purchased from GameStop on Sunday when he came across a plastic bag containing a white substance. They called the police and yep, it’s meth.
If you’ve shopped at GameStop.com between mid-September and early February, it’s possible your credit card information has been compromised according to a report by the web security blog, KrebsOnSecurity.
GameStop’s controversial Circle of Life program is changing next week, according to several store managers. Though the retail chain will continue to use and monitor Circle of Life scores, GameStop plans to enact several changes that will make the program more accommodating to employees.
It’s Valentine’s Day, a day to show the ones we love how important they are to us. This year I got my wife a box of chocolate-covered strawberries, and traded a PlayStation 4 for food. Let me explain.
GameStop employees have always been pushy, but an aggressive new policy at the video game retail chain is taking their forcefulness to a new level. And some GameStop staff say it’s making them feel like they have to lie to customers or lose their jobs.
This afternoon, following yesterday’s Kotaku report on GameStop’s controversial Circle of Life program, the retail chain sent out a memo to all stores condemning some of the actions we spotlighted and claiming that most of their employees don’t behave that way.
Have you gone to GameStop over the past few months and tried to buy a new game? Have they told you that it’s not in stock? They may simply be lying to you, fueled by a new program that discourages GameStop salespeople from selling unopened copies of video games.
GameStop just announced that the company has “reserved all of its first allotment of Nintendo Switch systems”.
STAT | 20% - Watch Dogs 2's launch week sales at UK retailers were down 80% compared to the performance of the original Watch Dogs. It was the latest in a string of disappointing UK launches for AAA games this fall.
Black Friday is the Armageddon of retail, and even has the name to fit. On that unholy day, armed soldiers of capitalism move on local games outlets with just one thing on their minds: new shit for less money.
GameStop stores across North America are now accepting games and hardware trade-ins from as far back as the original NES, but not everything. They’ve got lists. I brought a sack of older titles to a local store to see which were worthy of trade-in credit.
Soon, you’ll be able to buy indie games, in real life, at a local GameStop. Indie game distribution service IndieBox will be sending physical copies—in actual boxes—to 1,200 GameStops as a part of their GameTrust initiative. Nuclear Throne, Rogue Agency, Axiom Verge and Chariot (all $19.99) and others will be…
If you regularly shop at GameStop, this discounted gift card is basically $10 in your pocket. You won’t even have to trade in your old games.
The Xbox One S is nice and all, but if you don’t care about 4K content, GameStop’s running a truly amazing deal on the old console, $230 gets you a 500GB Gears of War console bundle, plus a copy of Rise of the Tomb Raider, and an extra game of your choice ($60 or less).
On Friday night, two men stormed into a GameStop store in Montgomery County, Maryland. They ordered everyone onto the ground at gunpoint, and while employees and a husband and wife complied, the couple’s seven year-old boy started swinging punches at the robbers instead.