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GameStop confirms will have PlayStation Vita midnight launch

GameStop confirms will have PlayStation Vita midnight launch

If you absolutely have to be among the first to pick up Sony's newest game device, head to GameStop. The retailer will be offering midnight launch events at locations throughout the country. Select stores will open at 11:00 PM on Tuesday night, then as the clock strikes midnight will begin giving the Vitas to eager early adopters. Customers are encouraged to pre-order a unit on GameStop's website prior to arriving for the event, though it is not mandatory.

 

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Sony PlayStation Vita demo units pop up at GameStop

Sony PlayStation Vita demo units pop up at GameStop

More than 3,300 US GameStop locations are now equipped with PlayStation Vitas. Not to buy, unfortunately, but to give anxious gamers a hands-on look at what the next generation of portable Sony gaming will offer. The demo stations contain playable builds of eight of the most anticipated Vita titles, some of which are launch games but others do not have an official release date yet.

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GameStop now selling game-packed Android tablets from Samsung, Acer, and ASUS

GameStop now selling game-packed Android tablets from Samsung, Acer, and ASUS

Starting today it appears that GameStop is taking their mobile initiative through a whole new door, not just offering one single tablet (the iPad), but four, the other three being special edition Android tablets from Acer, ASUS, and Samsung. While each of the tablets will be essentially the same sticker price they would be at competing retailers, each comes with a set of seven free games including Dead Space and Madden 12. These tablets are not brand new models, but the game deal certainly is.

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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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