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GameStop to close 120 stores, increase focus on mobile

GameStop intends to close 120 video game retail stores in the current fiscal year as part of its "GameStop 3.0" initiative, the company announced at its 2014 Investor Day event this week. Its plan to scale back gaming operations involves a bigger push into the mobile space, as it will open between...

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GameStop Kids stores opening in 80 locations, first one today

GameStop is opening stores in the US aimed specifically at children. The 80 GameStop Kids stores currently planned will be open by November 15, with the first opening today at the Grapevine Mills Mall in Grapevine, TX. The stores will feature E-rated games alongside an assortment of related toys,...

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GameStop reaches 1000 stores outside US

Although we may not agree with GameStop's tactics, it's made them a lot of money and now they've opened up their 1000th store outside the US. Through old school incentives the company has motivated their employees to "always be closing" and that's how you get to have 4816 stores globally. Most...

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Sell your messed-up DS Phat in Japan

Demand for the DS and DS Lite show no signs of abating. Japanese retailers are sitting on such a goldmine that they can get away with putting stuff like this on the shelves: a scratched, stylus-free, filth-ridden DS, yours for only $100! Box? Instruction manual? Get out of here! Gift wrapping...

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Iwata: Expect more Wiis in stores this month

The whole text of Nintendo's financial results briefing is worth reading (and would be mandatory if we could assign homework), but we'd especially like to point out this quote from Satoru Iwata: "As this month's production will be sold in the worldwide markets by the end of the next month, a small...

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DS kiosks brighten up Korean mall

These photos from a Korean mall's Nintendo DS kiosks are from a month ago, but it's interesting to see how the handheld is being promoted in the East Asian country. The showroom's walls are lined with posters of celebrities playing with DS Lites, stylish-looking chairs and tables are available for...

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