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GameStop testing gaming tablet ahead of 2012 launch

GameStop testing gaming tablet ahead of 2012 launch

GameStop's gaming tablet search has turned up a slate, according to company president Tony Bartel, with the retailer currently testing the Android-based slate and readying a custom controller. Describing the unnamed tablet as a "GameStop certified gaming platform" to GamesIndustry, Bartel said that while it will initially offer a "modest selection" of native titles, the eventual plan is to stream games in a similar manner to OnLive.

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GameStop removes OnLive coupons from Deus Ex

GameStop removes OnLive coupons from Deus Ex

GameStop has ordered its employees to open up new boxes of the Deus Ex: Human Revolution game title to remove the included OnLive coupon. The offer gives customers, who purchase the regular PC version of the game, a free OnLive version, encouraging them to try the OnLive cloud gaming platform. This didn't sit well with GameStop, as cloud gaming is certainly competition for video gaming dollars.

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PSN outage bites as angry gamers defect to Xbox

PSN outage bites as angry gamers defect to Xbox

Gamers are not generally a patient lot, and they are unforgiving when it comes to errors and issues with a game. When an outage like the PSN being down for so long in the wake of the attacks on Sony servers drags on and no online games can be played patients is as thin as the emperor's new clothes. Sony has apologized for the outage and has noted that it will launch PSN service again as soon as possible, but gamers are apparently fed up with the wait.

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DS Lite discontinued according to GameStop memo

DS Lite discontinued according to GameStop memo

The Nintendo 3DS is doing pretty good on the market right now with impressive sales and the DSi systems are too. That means that Nintendo would be thinking about its older hardware and possibly discontinuing it since it would want to funnel users to the new 3DS. A memo has surfaced from GameStop that claims that the DS Lite game consoles have now been discontinued. That means that once the DS Lite consoles are gone from stock around the country they will not come back.

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Gamestop gaming tablet plans confirmed for later in 2011

Gamestop gaming tablet plans confirmed for later in 2011

Retailer Gamestop has confirmed it plans to offer its own gaming tablet, complete with an app store dedicated to games titles. According to Gamestop president Tony Bartel, the company is still deciding between developing its own slate or using an existing design from an OEM, depending on the strength of the gaming experience and the flexibility in using a Bluetooth-connected controller.

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Retailer sends staff on 3DS “mission” to snag Nintendo stock from rival

Retailer sends staff on 3DS “mission” to snag Nintendo stock from rival

UK retailer GAME has been caught dispatching staff on a secret "mission" to buy up cheap Nintendo 3DS stock from supermarket Tesco using store money, which was then sold on as "mint" quality pre-owned stock. According to an internal GAME document, acquired by Eurogamer, staff could take £209.90 from the cash register and use it to take advantage of Tesco's 3DS launch deal, which offered the console and a game for less than the £219.99 GAME price for the 3DS alone.

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Amazon Features Buy Two Get One Free Sale for Select Video Games

Amazon Features Buy Two Get One Free Sale for Select Video Games

With us being in the first half of November, it's no surprise that some companies out there are starting early on their holiday shopping deals. Amazon, without a doubt, is somewhere that a lot of shoppers will look this coming season, as they try to find good deals on the things they want. If you're someone who plays video games, and want to get your hands on a nice deal, then Amazon has you covered.

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Kinect game line-up confirmed

Kinect game line-up confirmed

Microsoft has announced the launch portfolio for Kinect, listing the seventeen titles which will be available at the motion-controller's launch.  The games - the full list of which you can see after the cut - represent the first wave of controller-free titles, and include Kinectimals, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, and Fighters Uncaged.

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