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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 www.GameStop.com/stores.

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 http://www.GameStop.com/stores.

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

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 www.GameStop.com. The network also includes: www.Kongregate.com, 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 www.GameStop.com/PC.

General information on 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.

SOURCE: GameStop

Beth Sharum
GameStop
817.722.7281
bethsharum@gamestop.com