News tagged with gamestop

US video game retail sales fall 25 percent in May

U.S. retail sales of video games, hardware and accessories declined 25 percent in May as demand for aging game consoles continued to fade and fewer new games launched compared with last year, according to market researcher ...

Jun 18, 2013
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GameStop holiday sales nearly flat at $3.02B

(AP) -- Video game retailer GameStop Corp. on Monday reported nearly flat sales for the nine-week holiday period that ended on Dec. 31, as game software sales rose but sales of game consoles and other hardware slid.

Jan 09, 2012
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Best Buy expands game trade-in program to stores

(AP) -- Electronics retailer Best Buy Co. said Thursday it is offering store credit in exchange for used video games at nearly 600 of its stores, expanding an online trade-in program that has been in place for about a year.

Aug 26, 2010
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'Halo: Reach' videogame hits in September

Microsoft announced on Monday that the latest installment in the blockbuster "Halo" videogame franchise exclusive to Xbox 360 consoles will be released in September.

May 24, 2010
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Activision Blizzard: 'Call of Duty' has made $1B

(AP) -- Video game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc. said Wednesday that the game "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" has brought in more than $1 billion in revenue since it went on sale in November.

Jan 13, 2010
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New 'Call of Duty' could set entertainment record

(AP) -- This holiday season's biggest entertainment blockbuster likely will be a sequel to a popular franchise, with jarring depictions of war and an intricate story of good versus evil. It could easily rake ...

Nov 06, 2009
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