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Last-Minute Gifts for Gamers Have You Stumped? Consider Downloadable Content from Your Local GameStop Store

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>DLC at GameStop costs as little as $.99, making perfect last-minute gifts or inexpensive stocking stuffers</i> </p> <p class='bwalignc'> </p>

Friday, December 17, 2010

Last-Minute Gifts for Gamers Have You Stumped? Consider Downloadable Content from Your Local GameStop Store12:05 EST Friday, December 17, 2010 GRAPEVINE, Texas (Business Wire) -- Need a last minute gift for the gamer on your list? Thanks to GameStop (NYSE: GME), the world's largest multi-channel video game retailer, there's no need to worry. As the only brick and mortar retailer of DLC content for Xbox LIVE and the PlayStation Network, GameStop helps customers discover hundreds of affordable downloadable video game gifts priced as low as $.99. “A current trend in gaming that makes for easy and affordable gifts is downloadable content,” said Brad Schliesser, DLC business manager for GameStop. “DLC can add hours of new game play to a favorite title with new levels or map packs, extend the fun and excitement of a game with new characters or in-game items, or even deliver a full-game experience. Our knowledgeable game advisors are available to help pick out reasonably priced DLC gifts that gamers will love. “A great gift idea for a fan of the Halo series would be the Halo: Reach Noble Map Pack for $9.99, which provides hours of additional multiplayer gaming,” notes Schliesser. “Likewise, if someone on your list enjoys playing ModNation Racers on their PlayStation 3, they might enjoy the Mall Santa Mod and Sleigh Kart DLC pack for only $1.75. This pack allows them to swap out their current racing gear for a memorable mall Santa costume and sleigh-themed kart.” Additional DLC gift ideas include Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare ($9.99 for Xbox 360), which was awarded the best DLC award at the recent 2010 Spike TV Video Game Awards; and Limbo ($14.99, Xbox 360), a fun, but challenging puzzle-platform game that was named best game by an independent developer at the Spike Awards. Shoppers can purchase DLC with credit, cash and trade credits received from trading in used games. DLC for gaming consoles is provided in the form of a code printed on a paper receipt, wrapped in a step-by-step instructional brochure that is perfect for tucking into a stocking. The code is used to download the content through an Internet connection via Xbox LIVE or PlayStation Network. Shoppers can also purchase Microsoft and Sony currency at GameStop stores that can be redeemed for content on the Xbox LIVE or PlayStation Network. About GameStop Corp. GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is the world's largest multi-channel video game retailer. GameStop's retail network and family of brands include 6,606 company-operated stores in 17 countries worldwide,, a leading browser based game site with more than 10 million monthly unique visitors, and Game Informer(R) magazine, the leading multi-platform video game publication. The company also sells video games and related merchandise at General information on GameStop Corp. can be obtained at the company's corporate website. Beth SharumManager, Corporate CommunicationsGameStop Corp.(817)