GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 29, 2012--
Gamers everywhere will prepare to team up with Commander Shepard in the
fight to take Earth back when Mass Effect™ 3 hits store shelves
in North America on March 6. In celebration of the game’s launch,
GameStop (NYSE: GME) today announced that more than 3,600 stores will
host midnight events nationwide. Fans unable to attend the launch events
will have an opportunity to participate and interact with the Mass
Effect 3 development team virtually through the BioWare TV live
stream which will broadcast midnight launch events directly from
Edmonton, West Hollywood, Chicago and Boston.
Fans who pre-order Mass Effect 3 at GameStop will receive
exclusive bonus items including the N7 “Valkyrie” Assault Rifle and N7
“Defender” Armor. In addition, GameStop pre-order customers who purchase Mass
Effect 3 between March 6 and March 11 will receive $50 off a Kinect
Sensor, your special weapon to fight the Reapers.
For details on GameStop’s Mass Effect 3 midnight opening and
promotions, including pre-order and trade-in bonuses, visit http://GameStop.com/MassEffect3.
Mass Effect 3 arrives on the Xbox 360® videogame and
entertainment system, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PC
in North America on March 6, 2012 and in Europe on March 9, 2012. For
more information on Mass Effect 3 and the BioWare TV live stream,
please visit http://masseffect.com,
follow the game on Twitter at http://twitter.com/masseffect
or "like" the game on Facebook at http://facebook.com/masseffect.
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.
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Source: GameStop Corp.