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GameStop reportedly looking for new CEO
GameStop reportedly looking for new CEO
Sources close to the matter said the retailer's board has already contacted potential candidates
Pet Food Tycoon's Takeover Of GameStop Is Nearly Complete
Pet Food Tycoon's Takeover Of GameStop Is Nearly Complete
Ryan Cohen, co-founder of online pet food company Chewy and favorite of the chaos engine that is the WallStreetBets reddit, will take over as GameStop chairman following the company’s annual shareholder meeting in June. Read more...
Jenna Owens joins GameStop as chief operating officer | Jobs Roundup
Jenna Owens joins GameStop as chief operating officer | Jobs Roundup
Microsoft hires Marcos Waltenberg as Xbox director of global partnerships, Stephen Totilo moves to Axios as gaming reporter
Discord Deleted Thousands Of Violent Extremist And Criminal Servers In 2020
Discord Deleted Thousands Of Violent Extremist And Criminal Servers In 2020
Thanks to the endlessly depressing extent to which covid has kept everybody trapped inside, Discord is more relevant than ever.
GameStop issuing shares to cash in on stock surge
GameStop issuing shares to cash in on stock surge
Retailer files prospectus with SEC to sell up to 3.5 million new shares, will use money "to further accelerate transformation"
Ghost Of Tsushima Film Announced, Back 4 Blood Delayed, Xbox Live Name Change, And More
Ghost Of Tsushima Film Announced, Back 4 Blood Delayed, Xbox Live Name Change, And More
This week on Morning Checkpoint we talk about how great SonicFox is, dunk on Shinra, find out what games are now delayed, fondly remember demo discs, and say goodbye to Xbox Live and hello to Xbox Network. Read more...
Animal Crossing Sanrio Amiibo Cards Sell Out Immediately, Make Everyone Sad
Animal Crossing Sanrio Amiibo Cards Sell Out Immediately, Make Everyone Sad
The Target-exclusive six-pack of Animal Crossing: New Horizons Sanrio Amiibo cards went on sale this morning at 9am and sold out almost immediately.
Palace intrigue on the GameStop board of directors | This Week in Business
Palace intrigue on the GameStop board of directors | This Week in Business
Skyrocketing stock and pandemic store closures have made an eventful year for the brick and mortar retailer, but the biggest news has been happening behind the scenes
Gamestop starts selling GPUs, obviously doesn't have any GPUs to sell
Gamestop starts selling GPUs, obviously doesn't have any GPUs to sell
Put your trade-in towards a new GPU, motherboard, or even a TV.
Reggie Fils-Aimé stepping away from GameStop Board of Directors after a year
Reggie Fils-Aimé stepping away from GameStop Board of Directors after a year
To say it has been a wild few years for GameStop might be the biggest understatement imaginable in the corporate world.
Former Nintendo Of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé Leaving GameStop Board Of Directors
Former Nintendo Of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé Leaving GameStop Board Of Directors
Serving on GameStop’s board of directors was just one of long time video game executive Reggie Fils-Aimé’s post-Nintendo of America pastimes, but less than a year into his tenure the company announced it expects him to step down in June. Read more...
Reggie Fils-Aimé Quits GameStop Board of Directors After Just One Year
Reggie Fils-Aimé Quits GameStop Board of Directors After Just One Year
Reggie Fils-Aimé is to retire from the GameStop board of directors just one year after he joined.
Reggie Fils-Aime to leave the GameStop board
Reggie Fils-Aime to leave the GameStop board
Former Nintendo of America president is among eight directors stepping down this summer
Former Nintendo Of America President Reggie To Step Down From GameStop's Board Of Directors
Former Nintendo Of America President Reggie To Step Down From GameStop's Board Of Directors
One of eight members expected to depart. Last March, Reggie Fils-Aimé joined GameStop's board of directors.
What We Learned From GameStop's Weird, Truncated Earnings Call
What We Learned From GameStop's Weird, Truncated Earnings Call
GameStop's earnings call was far from the spectacle that listeners might have been hoping -- though reading between the lines provides extra context around the gaming retailer's direction.
GameStop full-year sales down 21%
GameStop full-year sales down 21%
Profitable fourth quarter can't offset the rest of the retailer's pandemic-impacted year; chief customer officer departs with millions in severance and stock grants
GameStop's Most Popular Earnings Call Ever Is A Bust
GameStop's Most Popular Earnings Call Ever Is A Bust
After weeks of record-breaking days on Wall Street thanks to a meme stock frenzy engineered by Reddit, people were hoping for some answers from GameStop’s executives during today’s call with investors.
GameStop Redditors are using their stock winnings to adopt gorillas
GameStop Redditors are using their stock winnings to adopt gorillas
One charity reports over $77,000 in donations from WallStreetBets.
New TMNT Game Announced, Rust Servers Wiped Out By Fire, Microsoft Officially Buys Bethesda And More
New TMNT Game Announced, Rust Servers Wiped Out By Fire, Microsoft Officially Buys Bethesda And More
This week on Morning Checkpoint we find out what secrets still lurk in Bloodborne, learn how much money Roblox is worth to Wall Street, check out a new trailer for Outriders, eat a bad burger (again) and hear horror stories from game devs who worked through the recent winter storm. Read more...
GameStop's meme stock rallies don't fix its decline | Opinion
GameStop's meme stock rallies don't fix its decline | Opinion
GameStop's stock market drama masks the fact that the realities of being a physical retailer in a digital market haven't changed
Roblox Goes Public, Wall Street Decides It's Worth Six Bethesdas
Roblox Goes Public, Wall Street Decides It's Worth Six Bethesdas
The Roblox Corporation, maker of the online game creation platform Roblox, went public yesterday, selling shares in the company on the New York Stock Exchange for the first time since it was founded back in 2004.
GameStop establishes committee to help transform it "into a technology business"
GameStop establishes committee to help transform it "into a technology business"
Retailer's board of directors says new group will "further accelerate the company's transformation"
Blockchain Losers Are Spending Millions On What Are Basically Useless Loot Boxes
Blockchain Losers Are Spending Millions On What Are Basically Useless Loot Boxes
While gamers rail against loot boxes and governments around the world edge ever closer to regulating them, connoisseurs of blockchain bullshit are falling over themselves trying to buy digital highlights of basketball players from a platform called “NBA Top Shot”, in effect spending their money on a form of loot box… Read more...
Space Warlord Organ Trading Simulator dev on pricing organs, pricing games
Space Warlord Organ Trading Simulator dev on pricing organs, pricing games
Xalavier Nelson, Jr. discusses how the GameStop stock surge impacted development of the tycoon game, and why he wants to see developers price their games higher
Here we go again? GameStop's share price bounces back to $180
Here we go again? GameStop's share price bounces back to $180
The company's price broke $90 today, then continued to surge in after-hours trading.
GameStop Exec Leaves With $2.8 Million Severance
GameStop Exec Leaves With $2.8 Million Severance
GameStop chief financial officer Jim Bell is set to resign from his position on March 26, the video game retailer announced today.
Man credited with GameStop stock surge tells Congress 'even I barely understand these matters'
Man credited with GameStop stock surge tells Congress 'even I barely understand these matters'
This was while sat in a gamer chair, with a picture of a cat saying "hang in there".
Mister DeepFuckingValue Goes To Washington
Mister DeepFuckingValue Goes To Washington
History was made today when Reddit user DeepFuckingValue, who goes by Roaring Kitty on YouTube, opened his Congressional testimony in a hearing about GameStop stock by specifying, for the literal record, that he is not actually a cat. Read more...
WallStreetBets agitator Keith Gill faces class action lawsuit over Gamestop Reddit Rally
WallStreetBets agitator Keith Gill faces class action lawsuit over Gamestop Reddit Rally
YouTuber known as Roaring Kitty accused of "deceitful and manipulative conduct"
HBO joins in on the GameStop movie bandwagon alongside Netflix, MGM
HBO joins in on the GameStop movie bandwagon alongside Netflix, MGM
Apparently, it is not just Hollywood or Netflix that knows an opportunity when they see one.
Meet The Evil Big Bird
Meet The Evil Big Bird
This week we talk about all the GameStop madness, check out just how tall that tall lady from Resident Evil Village is, watch the new trailer for the upcoming Overwatch event, run around in some extremely tall shoes, and meet the evil and scary Big Bird from Brazil.
HBO is making a movie about Reddit and GameStop too, because why not
Even After Stonks Madness, GameStop Is Probably Still Doomed
Even After Stonks Madness, GameStop Is Probably Still Doomed
GameStop is dead, long live GameStop.
GameStop hires Amazon Web Services lead as CTO | Jobs Roundup
GameStop hires Amazon Web Services lead as CTO | Jobs Roundup
Anne Gibeault joins Phoenix Labs as creative director, Catherine Bygrave is named Gfinity's head of publisher and dev relations
Congress wants infamous Reddit investor who kicked off the GameStop surge to testify
Congress wants infamous Reddit investor who kicked off the GameStop surge to testify
Rep. Maxine Waters wants the famed Redditor, Robinhood CEO Vladimir Tenev, and others to testify before Congress.
Congress Calls On Reddit Meme Stock Trader To Testify About GameStop
Congress Calls On Reddit Meme Stock Trader To Testify About GameStop
Rep. Maxine Waters announced that Reddit investor DeepFuckingValue, aka YouTuber Roaring Kitty, aka former insurance marketer Keith Gill, will testify before Congress about what the hell has been going on with GameStop’s stock later this month. Read more...
SEC looking for fraud in GameStop surge
SEC looking for fraud in GameStop surge
Regulator focusing on misinformation to manipulate market as well as broker decisions to restrict trading
After GameStop's share price plummets, Reddit's WallStreetBets investors are hurting
GameStop Stock Is Starting To Go Bust
GameStop Stock Is Starting To Go Bust
After soaring for more than a week, GameStop’s stock has plummeted back down to earth, sinking below $100 a share several times today, a drop-off of more than $200 from last week.
Random: GameStop's Stock Saga Is Getting Multiple Film And TV Adaptations
Random: GameStop's Stock Saga Is Getting Multiple Film And TV Adaptations
Forget Godzilla vs. Kong, the real business here is Reddit vs.
Report: Another GameStonk Movie Is In The Works At Netflix
Report: Another GameStonk Movie Is In The Works At Netflix
Less than a day after news broke that MGM had acquired filming rights for an upcoming book about the ongoing GameStop stock situation, Deadline is reporting that another GameStonk movie is being developed at Netflix. Read more...
GameStop’s Stock Can’t Save You
GameStop’s Stock Can’t Save You
GameStop’s rollercoaster ride through the absurd machinery of the stock market has been fun to watch.
Multiple GameStop stock story adaptations reportedly in the works
Multiple GameStop stock story adaptations reportedly in the works
Netflix, MGM, and Pinky Promise each working adaptations of still-developing stock market event
Two movies on the GameStop stock squeeze are already in the works, from Netflix and MGM
Two movies on the GameStop stock squeeze are already in the works, from Netflix and MGM
The Reddit-led squeeze on GameStop's stock prices has had Wall Street sweating for about a week, and there's already a film on the situation in development.
GameStop Founder Comments On The Reddit Frenzy, Says It's An
GameStop Founder Comments On The Reddit Frenzy, Says It's An "Honor" To Be Chosen
Reddit users reportedly reply "stonks!! 🚀🚀🚀 💎🙌". So, it turns out that the son of one of the founders of GameStop has been on r/wallstreetbets this whole time, watching the saga unfold.
Someone Already Sold The Movie Rights To An Unpublished GameStonk Book
Someone Already Sold The Movie Rights To An Unpublished GameStonk Book
Someone is already writing a book on the saga that has been GameStop’s stocks, which in turn is already primed to become a movie.
GameStop Investors Are Paying It Forward By Donating Nintendo Switches To Children's Hospitals
GameStop Investors Are Paying It Forward By Donating Nintendo Switches To Children's Hospitals
Stitches get Switches. Robin Hood, Robin Hood, riding through the hospital.
Hollywood plots movie on the Wall Street GameStop frenzy
Hollywood plots movie on the Wall Street GameStop frenzy
A plan to make a movie on the ongoing Wall Street / GameStop story is already in motion. MGM acquired the rights to the book proposal The Antisocial Network from author Ben Mezrich, Deadline reports. The book is set to tell the story of how investors, gamers and internet trolls on Reddit brought Wall Street to its knees, Deadline said. Read more
And GameStop's Stock Is Still Going
And GameStop's Stock Is Still Going
A week after its logic-defying surge began, GameStop stock is still holding strong, despite more shenanigans and goofy twists, closing at $325 today.
GameStop stock story won't have a happy ending | This Week in Business
GameStop stock story won't have a happy ending | This Week in Business
We can't say exactly how or when this saga ends, but we're pretty sure who will be left holding the bag
What is Dogecoin, and Why Are People Buying It?
What is Dogecoin, and Why Are People Buying It?
Now that you’ve gotten a handle on the GameStop stock madness, it’s time to learn about Dogecoin.
What Are You Playing This Weekend?
What Are You Playing This Weekend?
This weekend is for calling up your broker on their day off and asking them to explain all this Gamestop nonsense.
Get Watch Dogs: Legion for $25 at This Little Retailer Called GameStop That Maybe You've Heard Of
Get Watch Dogs: Legion for $25 at This Little Retailer Called GameStop That Maybe You've Heard Of
Watch Dogs: Legion (PS5) | $25 | Amazon, GameStopWatch Dogs: Legion (Xbox) | $25 | Amazon, GameStopWatch Dogs: Legion (PS4) | $25 | Amazon, GameStop Read more...
Robinhood denies automatically selling users' GameStop shares
Robinhood denies automatically selling users' GameStop shares
But several individual sellers report their positions were closed at lower prices
GameStop Stock Has A Terrible Day, Still Closes At The Unthinkable Price Of $200
GameStop Stock Has A Terrible Day, Still Closes At The Unthinkable Price Of $200
A trading lockout on GameStop stock by a number of investing apps led to the saga’s weirdest day yet: class action lawsuits, calls for hearings on Capitol Hill, and the suggestion that Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen might need to recuse herself from overseeing Wall Street’s latest shitshow because she took speaking… Read more...
Discord's r/WallStreetBets Ban Wasn't A Conspiracy, Just A Demonstration Of Platforms' Power
Discord's r/WallStreetBets Ban Wasn't A Conspiracy, Just A Demonstration Of Platforms' Power
After a wild ride that took it off the tracks and onto the goddamn Rainbow Road from Mario Kart, the GameStop stock train appears to finally be pulling back into the station.
I Threw $1,000 Into That Stonks Game Because Why Not
I Threw $1,000 Into That Stonks Game Because Why Not
My partner and I spent $1000 on a game yesterday.
GameStop Price Tanks As Trading Apps Block Users From Buying More Shares
GameStop Price Tanks As Trading Apps Block Users From Buying More Shares
And you thought the Stalk Market was bad. It's all kicking off in the most exciting thing to happen to the stock market since the invention of money.
Robinhood blocking purchase of GameStop stock
Robinhood blocking purchase of GameStop stock
Commission-free app that helped drive meteoric rise now only allowing users to sell shares of the retailer
WallStreetBets Is Back on Reddit, Banned on Discord, as Trading Apps Limit Stock Purchases
WallStreetBets Is Back on Reddit, Banned on Discord, as Trading Apps Limit Stock Purchases
Update: Stock trading apps have seemingly begun limiting the purchase of Gamestop, AMC, and other recently volatile stocks.
Robinhood Blocks Users From Buying GameStop Stock
Robinhood Blocks Users From Buying GameStop Stock
The stock trading app Robinhood is currently blocking users from buying any more GameStop stock citing “recent volatility” as its price soared from just under $20 at the beginning of the month to over $300 at the end of yesterday. Read more...
Hedge fund Melvin Capital pulls out of GameStop trading
Hedge fund Melvin Capital pulls out of GameStop trading
US investment firm suffers huge loss but says bankruptcy speculation is false
Discord bans WallStreetBets for hateful conduct amid GameStop stock surge
Discord bans WallStreetBets for hateful conduct amid GameStop stock surge
Meanwhile, group's subreddit temporarily goes private as moderators become overwhelmed by activity
Give Me All The GameStop Jokes
Give Me All The GameStop Jokes
I’m not even going to pretend to understand what’s going on with GameStop—I’ll leave that to the excellent reporting of fellow Kotaku writer Ethan Gach.
Discord bans Wall Street Bets server for 'hateful' content
Discord bans Wall Street Bets server for 'hateful' content
Discord has booted the group behind this week's GameStop stock rally, but says the ban isn't about that.
The White House is 'monitoring the situation' as Reddit pushes GameStop stock even higher
The White House is 'monitoring the situation' as Reddit pushes GameStop stock even higher
The moribund game retailer's share price climbed to $350 today.
GameStop stock up 135% in 24 hours, Biden administration "monitoring the situation"
GameStop stock up 135% in 24 hours, Biden administration "monitoring the situation"
Rollercoaster trading sets new record high of $380 following after-hours boost
What Exactly Is Going On With GameStop's Stock Prices?
What Exactly Is Going On With GameStop's Stock Prices?
People are making millions of dollars because of a Reddit meme. To cut a long story short, Reddit is trying to bankrupt hedge fund managers for the lols. Basically, a bunch of investors bet on GameStop stock crashing - which it probably would have done, considering how the chain has been suffering during the pandemic and, in the longer term, due to increased digital game sales.
GameStop Stock Drama Continues As Price Soars And Hedge Fund Blinks
GameStop Stock Drama Continues As Price Soars And Hedge Fund Blinks
GameStop’s stock price continued to soar in after-hours trading last night to over $300.
GameStop shares continue to soar following Elon Musk tweet
GameStop shares continue to soar following Elon Musk tweet
The US retailer's share price has approximately quadrupled in the past week
Reddit messes with investors by driving GameStop stock price to record heights
Reddit messes with investors by driving GameStop stock price to record heights
GameStop's value has settled, but is still way above where it was just a couple of weeks ago.
GameStop stock soars, craters
GameStop stock soars, craters
Rollercoaster four-hour span sees retailer more than double share price to $159 then collapse back to $61
GameStop share price reaches record high amid Reddit-driven short squeeze
GameStop share price reaches record high amid Reddit-driven short squeeze
Stock peaked at $76.76 a share in an almost 80% single-day spike
Unlock Your Nintendo Switch's Portable Potential With This Accessory Sale at GameStop
Unlock Your Nintendo Switch's Portable Potential With This Accessory Sale at GameStop
Nintendo Switch Ultimate Case XL | $12 | GameStopNintendo Switch Car Headrest Mount | $12 | GameStopNintendo Switch Ring Wall Mount | $8 | GameStopThe one thing the Nintendo Switch has over every other console at the moment is accessory potential.
Microsoft granting full refunds to anyone who purchased Cyberpunk 2077 digitally
Microsoft granting full refunds to anyone who purchased Cyberpunk 2077 digitally
Update: GameStop reportedly joins Best Buy and CD Projekt in also offering full refunds
Cyberpunk 2077 Refunds Being Accepted at GameStop – Report
Cyberpunk 2077 Refunds Being Accepted at GameStop – Report
The retailer is apparently accepting returns, even if copies have been opened.
Source: GameStop Now Accepting Returns Of ‘Defective’ Cyberpunk 2077
Source: GameStop Now Accepting Returns Of ‘Defective’ Cyberpunk 2077
GameStop has joined the growing number of retailers that are fully refunding customers who bought Cyberpunk 2077, according to an internal memo acquired by Kotaku. Read more...
Cyberpunk 2077 Players on PS4 Advised to “Wait” on Refunds – Report
Cyberpunk 2077 Players on PS4 Advised to “Wait” on Refunds – Report
Meanwhile, an internal GameStop memo indicates that the developer may directly provide refunds.
GameStop's Last-Minute Console Rush Puts Workers At Risk
GameStop's Last-Minute Console Rush Puts Workers At Risk
A new allocation of PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X / S bundles brought crowds of hopeful customers to physical GameStop locations over the weekend, according to a report by Bloomberg and corroboration by a Kotaku source.
It's Time to Get Festive, Because GameStop Has Holiday Sweaters for $15
It's Time to Get Festive, Because GameStop Has Holiday Sweaters for $15
Baby Yoda Holiday Sweater | $15 | GameStopThe Legend of Zelda Holiday Sweater | $15 | GameStopPlayStation Holiday Sweater | $15 | GameStop Read more...
GameStop has closed 462 stores so far this year, 783 in last two years
GameStop has closed 462 stores so far this year, 783 in last two years
Following another quarter of losses, CEO George Sherman says he anticipates fiscal Q4 to see positive year-on-year sales growth due to next-gen launch
Best Black Friday GameStop Xbox Deals
Best Black Friday GameStop Xbox Deals
From discounts on Xbox Game Pass subscriptions, to savings on the newest games like Assassin's Creed Valhalla, to great prices on Xbox accessories, here are the best GameStop Black Friday Xbox deals.
GameStop Challenges Employees To TikTok Dance Contest To Earn Extra Hours During Black Friday
GameStop Challenges Employees To TikTok Dance Contest To Earn Extra Hours During Black Friday
There’s something about Black Friday that seems to bring out the worst in GameStop’s corporate leadership, and this year the video game retailer has found a bizarre new way to appear petty and out of touch.
Xbox's GameStop deal: lifeline or table scraps? | Podcast
Xbox's GameStop deal: lifeline or table scraps? | Podcast
Latest episode available to download now, also discusses Xbox Series X/S launch day line-up
GameStop Switch Allocation Has Reportedly Improved
GameStop Switch Allocation Has Reportedly Improved
Did Reggie play a part? Earlier this month, GameStop announced a multi-year strategic partnership with Microsoft - including enterprise and commercial elements.
Microsoft will share digital revenues with GameStop on every Xbox it sells
Microsoft will share digital revenues with GameStop on every Xbox it sells
Investment advisor says retailer will even get a share of DLC sales if physical game was purchased from another company
GameStop To Get Revenue Share From Digital Content On Xbox Devices They Sell
GameStop To Get Revenue Share From Digital Content On Xbox Devices They Sell
That means the company will get a cut of anything digital.
Microsoft and GameStop's New Agreement Doesn't Turn the Retail Chain into Xbox Stores
Microsoft and GameStop's New Agreement Doesn't Turn the Retail Chain into Xbox Stores
No, GameStop's new partnership doesn't turn its retail locations into official Xbox Stores.
Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Pre-Order Bonuses Begin With Exclusive Guardian Keychain
Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Pre-Order Bonuses Begin With Exclusive Guardian Keychain
Don't mind if we do. Plenty of buying options for the upcoming Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity have already gone live, but we now have our first look at one of the pre-order bonuses you'll be able to get your hands on. Available exclusively at GameStop is this 'Bonus Mystery Guardian Keychain'.
Xbox Series X Pre-Orders Have Been A Debacle So Far
Xbox Series X Pre-Orders Have Been A Debacle So Far
Despite lots of advance notice and links ahead of time to all of the retailers who would be selling the Xbox Series X and Series S today, trying to pre-order Microsoft’s next-gen console has still been a massive headache. Read more...
Xbox Series X Preorders Could be Limited at GameStop Stores
Xbox Series X Preorders Could be Limited at GameStop Stores
Preorder supplies for Xbox Series X and S at physical GameStop retail stores are limited, according to IGN's sources.
GameStop Is Closing Another 100 Stores
GameStop Is Closing Another 100 Stores
Back in March, struggling retailer GameStop announced that it would be closing at least 320 stores over the course of the year.
GameStop reportedly preparing Xbox, PS5 payment plans
GameStop reportedly preparing Xbox, PS5 payment plans
Struggling retailer aims to make next-gen consoles more affordable with its own alternative to Xbox All Access
GameStop will close another 400 to 450 stores this fiscal year
GameStop will close another 400 to 450 stores this fiscal year
It's already closed 388 stores year-to-date