GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2006--GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) (NYSE:GME.B), the world's largest video game and entertainment software retailer, announced today that it will host midnight launch events at hundreds of its U.S. GameStop and EB Games stores beginning at 12:01 a.m. on November 17, 2006, to celebrate the launch of Sony's much-anticipated PlayStation 3 (PS3).
Due to exceptional demand, PS3 computer entertainment systems will only be available for purchase to customers who have received confirmation of delivery by GameStop or EB Games.
The groundbreaking computer entertainment system features close to 20 first- and third-party PS3 titles that will be available through the holidays. The line-up encompasses the most popular game genres, featuring industry leading franchises as well as new intellectual properties to be released exclusively on PS3, with most titles expected to retail for $60.
To participate in local events, visit a GameStop or EB Games store for details. To find your local store, log on to www.GameStop.com or www.EBGames.com, and search using the "Store Locator."
About GameStop Corp.
Headquartered in Grapevine, TX, GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) (NYSE:GME.B) is the world's largest video game and entertainment software retailer. The company operates over 4,600 retail stores across the United States and in fourteen countries worldwide. The company also owns two e-commerce sites, GameStop.com and EBgames.com, and Game Informer(R) magazine, a leading video and computer game publication. GameStop Corp. sells the most popular new software, hardware and game accessories for the PC and next generation video game systems from Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft. In addition, the company sells computer and video game magazines and strategy guides, action figures, and other related merchandise.
General information on GameStop Corp. can be obtained at the company's corporate website: http://www.gamestop.com/corporate/.
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