GRAPEVINE, Texas, Feb 17, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), the world's largest video game and
entertainment software retailer, today kicks off its "Be the Envy of the
Gods" sweepstakes to help launch the highly anticipated PlayStation(R) 3
(PS3(TM)) God of War(R) III, the final installment in the acclaimed God
of War series. More than 2,000 ungodly prizes are available through
March 15 in this sweepstakes created exclusively for GameStop pre-order
Entering the "Be the Envy of the Gods" sweepstakes is simple. Fans can
pre-order the game at any local GameStop or online at www.gamestop.com
and use their receipt code or online order confirmation number to enter.
The code can be entered daily on the website, www.gamestop.com/gow3,
for a chance to win instant and weekly grand prizes.
GameStop is offering several levels of prizes during the sweepstakes
including the following grand prizes:
Sony Home Entertainment system
VIP experience at a premier music festival
Free pizza for a year
Mixed Martial Arts VIP experience in Las Vegas
Select consumers will receive notification of instant win prizes and
will still be eligible for the grand prizes. Instant win prizes include
Kratos masks, a God of War III graphic theme for the PS3, God
of War III themed t-shirts for PlayStation(R)HOME avatars and digital
For complete rules and additional details, visit a local GameStop retail
location or www.gamestop.com/gow3.
No purchase necessary to participate. Purchase does not improve chances
of winning. Void where prohibited.
Note: Customers who
pre-ordered the game prior to Feb.17 can go to www.gamestop.com/gow3
About GameStop Corp.
Headquartered in Grapevine, TX, GameStop Corp., a Fortune 500 and S&P
500 company, is the world's largest video game and entertainment
software retailer. The company operates 6,457 retail stores in 17
countries worldwide. The company also operates an e-commerce site,
GameStop.com, and publishes Game Informer(R) magazine, a leading
multi-platform video game publication. GameStop Corp. sells new and used
video game software, hardware and accessories for video game systems
from Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft. In addition, the company sells PC
entertainment software, related accessories and other merchandise.
General information on GameStop Corp. can be obtained at the company's
corporate website: http://www.gamestopcorp.com.
About God of War III
Developed exclusively for the PlayStation family of products, the God
of War series is a multi-million unit-selling franchise. Developed
by Sony Computer Entertainment's Santa Monica Studios, the God of War
video game brings epic battles to life with stunning graphics and an
elaborate plot that puts Kratos at the center of carnage and destruction
as he seeks revenge against the Gods who have betrayed him. God of
War III will be available on March 16. For more information,
please visit the official game website at www.godofwar.com.
SOURCE: GameStop Corp.
VP, Corporate Communications/Public Affairs
Manager, Corporate Communications