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Celebrate the Best of E3 with GameStop

June 12, 2014

Pre-Order the Top Titles from the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo

White PS4 Bundle & PlayStation TV Available for Reservation

Retailer Hosting a PS4 Weekend Sale Offering Customers Various Discounts & Promotions

GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Battlefield Hardline. Halo 5. Little Big Planet 3. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Super Smash Brothers. Assassins Creed Unity. These are just some of the top titles that have been trending across the internet all week causing gaming fans of all ages to be thrilled with excitement. Today, GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that make the most popular technologies affordable and simple, is celebrating the advancement and innovation of the video game industry that was on full display at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3).

Whether it was the spectacle EA displayed during their press conference with Battlefield Hardline, to the future of how we play games using virtual reality, or bringing back a classic franchise such as Halo, this year’s E3 has proven once again that the video game industry continues to introduce new innovation for the world to enjoy.

GameStop is bringing the best of E3 home to its more than 6,600 global store locations and offering gaming fans of all ages the opportunity to pre-order their favorite games. Today, customers can visit a GameStop store, or www.GameStop.com to pre-order the hottest upcoming games revealed at E3.

“E3 is the marquee event in the video gaming world. A time for new products, technologies, and the opportunity for developers and publishers to show to the world what they have to offer,” said Tony Bartel, president of GameStop. “We are excited to be working closely with our partners to bring these new innovative gaming products to our consumers with great bonuses through our reservation program.”

Not only is GameStop offering customers various pre-order bonuses on many of these titles, it is also providing customers trade-in value for their pre-owned games to help them purchase more games through its buy-sell-trade program. Today, through June 22, PowerUp Rewards Pro members will receive a 40% bonus on any games or accessories traded toward the pre-order of any titles announced at E3.

For gamers that may not have purchased a next-generation gaming console yet, but have been intrigued by everything shown at E3, GameStop has a great offer. Running today through June 22, customers that trade-in any gaming system toward the purchase of either a Sony PlayStation® 4 or Microsoft Xbox One will receive an extra 50% bonus credit for their trade value.

The excitement of E3 does not need to end with the show. GameStop will continue to drive the buzz from Los Angeles throughout the weekend as it will be hosting a PS4 weekend sale from June 13 through June 15, full of trade-in specials and discounts.

Specials include:

  • $150 credit when you trade a PS3 or Xbox 360 (250GB or higher) toward a new PS4
  • $100 credit when you trade a PS3(12GB) or Xbox 360(Original or 4GB) toward a new PS4
  • Knack and Killzone: Shadow Fall for $19.99 (Reg $39.99)
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts for $39.99 (Reg $59.99)
  • Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition for $39.99 (Reg $49.99)
  • PS4/PS3 Grand Theft Auto V Pulse Elite headset for $129.99 (Reg $149.99)

    For more information about the best of E3, to pre-order, and what stores will be hosting the PS4 event, contact your local GameStop location, or visit www.GameStop.com.

    About GameStop Corp.

    GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is a global, multichannel video game, consumer electronics and wireless services retailer. GameStop operates more than 6,600 stores across 15 countries. The company’s consumer product network also includes www.gamestop.com; www.Kongregate.com, a leading browser-based game site; Game Informer® magazine, the world’s leading print and digital video game publication; and www.buymytronics.com, an online consumer electronics trade-in platform. In addition, our Technology Brands segment includes our Simply Mac, Spring Mobile and Cricket stores. Simply Mac, www.simplymac.com, operates 23 stores, selling the full line of Apple products, including laptops, tablets, smartphones and offering Apple certified warranty and repair services. Spring Mobile, http://springmobile.com, sells post-paid AT&T services and wireless products through its 210 AT&T branded stores. Cricket Wireless, www.cricketwireless.com, is a new AT&T brand offering pre-paid wireless services, devices and related accessories. We operate 37 Cricket stores in select markets throughout the United States.

    General information about GameStop Corp. can be obtained at the company's corporate website. Follow GameStop on Twitter @ www.twitter.com/GameStop and find GameStop on Facebook @ www.facebook.com/GameStop.



    Kyle Stephenson

    GameStop - Public Relations

    817-722-7735

    kylestephenson@gamestop.com

    Source: GameStop Corp.


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