GRAPEVINE, Texas, Nov 03, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Stock the fridge, load up on nacho cheese chips and call for back-up,
it's time for Midnight Warfare. To help count down to the launch of the
highly anticipated Call of Duty Modern: Warfare 3, more than
4,400 GameStop (NYSE:GME) U.S. locations will host Midnight Warfare
events on Monday night (Nov. 7, 2011) leading up to the 12:01 a.m.
launch on Nov. 8, 2011.
With festivities at stores kicking off Monday at 8:00 p.m., Call of
Duty fans will have an opportunity to play the epic game prior to
midnight as well as participate in various Call of Duty themed
challenges. In addition, all GameStop customers can get it for less, and
pay it off faster, with a 30% trade bonus on any game traded toward the
purchase of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Visit www.GameStop.com/GamesForLess
for more details.
GameStop will also host two all-out Midnight Warfare events at marquee
locations in Los Angeles (West Hollywood) and New York City (Union
Square) that will take the revelry to the next level. Members of the Call
of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 development team will be available at both
locations for autographs and a meet and greet with fans.
Pick up a copy of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 at GameStop
locations on Nov. 8, 2011. For more information on an event near you,
log on to www.GameStop.com/CallofDuty.
Note to News Media:Special media requests should be
coordinated through GameStop Media Relations, (817) 424-2000, firstname.lastname@example.org
for a special video regarding midnight launch events.
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 6,582 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.