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Subject: Don't Sweat It, Gamers! Date: 12/16/2010 1:51 PM
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Great to see Gamespot taking advantage of Kinect's momentum, and taking the initiative to make this press release.


Don’t Sweat It! GameStop has the Hottest Gaming Gift of the Season in Stock

GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The search is over! GameStop stores nationwide are receiving shipments of the must-have Kinect, Microsoft’s controller-free gaming sensor for Xbox 360, this week and next – just in time for your holiday shopping. Since its launch in early November, Kinect has been flying off GameStop store shelves, inciting frenzy in some gift-givers. To assist holiday shoppers in fulfilling wish lists, GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) is participating in a Microsoft retail program to ensure Kinect will be available in its 4,400 U.S. stores in time for Christmas.

“The timing couldn’t be better for consumers! On top of having one of the hottest gifts in stock, we are also offering 50% extra credit for every game traded through Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010.”

Bob McKenzie, senior vice president of merchandising, indicated, “The timing couldn’t be better for consumers! On top of having one of the hottest gifts in stock, we are also offering 50% extra credit for every game traded through Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010.”

Consumers that prefer to make their purchases online at GameStop.com can find Kinect, great deals on thousands of used games and the hottest new games with guaranteed-in-time shipping until noon Central Standard Time Thursday, Dec. 23.

In addition to the Kinect sensor, a great selection of Kinect games and accessories to help customers get the most out of their controller-free gaming experience are available at GameStop stores and online at GameStop.com.

Kinect also makes for a great post-holiday family gift, allowing customers to use gift cards to make their purchase. Using your body and voice to play your favorite games and entertainment, Kinect literally turns your family into the controller.

Customers are encouraged to check with their local store to ensure availability or go online to GameStop.com
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