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Power Up Your Holidays - GameStop to Open 2,200 Stores at Midnight for Black Friday

GRAPEVINE, Texas, Nov 22, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

GameStop (NYSE:GME) is joining the midnight rush this Black Friday, opening approximately 2,200 U.S. locations on Nov. 25 at 12:01 a.m. The remaining 2,300 stores will open at 5:00 a.m. Customers should check in advance with their local store for exact times and details or visit

Night owls arriving at midnight will have the chance to check off their gift list quickly with a vast selection of one, three and seven day deals and specials. Customers can also trade-in an old iPod, iPhone or iPad for store credit towards their holiday purchases. Some featured new, pre-owned and trade deals include:

  • More than 2,500 game gifts available under 20 dollars
  • 50 to 70 percent off select DS games
  • Up to 60 percent off select Xbox 360 games
  • Up to 60 percent off select PlayStation 3 games
  • Receive up to $300 in-store credit for your old iPod, iPhone or iPad
  • Buy two get one free on all pre-owned products
  • Buy two get one free on select Xbox 360 Kinect games
  • Receive $30 in-store credit guaranteed when you trade select games within 60 days of launch

For a list of participating midnight locations and other great holiday offers and specials, visit

Note to News Media: B-roll available upon request. Special media requests should be coordinated through GameStop Media Relations, (817) 424-2000,

About GameStop Corp.

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is the world's largest multichannel video game retailer. GameStop's retail network and family of brands include 6,627 company-operated stores in 17 countries worldwide and online at The network also includes:, a leading browser-based game site; Game Informer(R) magazine, the leading multi-platform video game publication; Spawn Labs, a streaming technology company; and a digital PC game distribution platform available at

General information on GameStop Corp. can be obtained at the company's corporate website. Follow GameStop on Twitter @ and find GameStop on Facebook @

SOURCE: GameStop

Beth Sharum