GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 9, 2012--
GameStop (NYSE: GME), the world’s largest multichannel retailer of video
games, is going all out in preparation for Electronic Arts’ Madden
NFL 13, launching on Aug. 28, 2012. Customers that pre-order Madden
NFL 13 exclusively at GameStop stores nationwide or online at www.GameStop.com
will receive football legends Barry Sanders and John Madden for use in
Madden Ultimate Team and the all-new Connected Careers. As an added
bonus, GameStop® PowerUp Rewards™ members that pre-order will receive
exclusive access to play as Calvin Johnson, Jr., “Megatron,” in Madden
Ultimate Team. When combined with other exclusive players like Madden
and Sanders, GameStop pre-order customers will have a distinct advantage
over the competition. All pre-order bonuses will be provided at time of
To get players ready for the launch of Madden NFL 13, GameStop is
hosting the Madden Mondays video series where Madden developers will be
answering questions straight from the GameStop community and previewing
never-before-seen game-play footage. Madden Mondays begin on July 16 and
run through Aug. 27. Customers can visit www.GameStop.com/Madden13
to submit questions that could get answered by the developers during
their interviews. Tune in to get a behind-the-scenes look at:
Madden Ultimate Team (MUT) with Ryan Ferwerda (July 16)
Connected Careers with Josh Looman or Mike Young (July 23)
Infinity Engine/Physics with Victor Lugo (July 30)
Ratings with Donny Moore (Aug. 6)
Gameplay with Larry Richart or Clint Oldenburg (Aug. 13)
Presentation/Art with Jean Adams (Aug. 20)
Audio with Matt Bialosuknia (Aug. 27)
Madden Mondays will be accessible at www.facebook.com/GameStop.
For more football fun, tune in to the Madden NFL 13 Pigskin
Pro-Am powered by GameStop on Sunday, Aug. 26 at 7:00 p.m. ET on NBC.
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 6,614 company-operated stores in 15 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 http://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.
John Madden and NFL are trademarks of their respective owners and used
Source: GameStop Corp.