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Kongregate.Com Added as a Partner to GameStop's Popular PowerUp Rewards™ Loyalty Program

<p class='bwalignc'> <i><b>PowerUp Rewards members can now score points on</b></i> </p>

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Kongregate.Com Added as a Partner to GameStop's Popular PowerUp Rewards™ Loyalty Program10:00 EDT Tuesday, April 19, 2011 SAN FRANCISCO (Business Wire) -- Kongregate, a leading free browser-based game site with more than 13 million monthly unique visitors, today announced that it is now a partner of GameStop's hugely popular PowerUp Rewards™ loyalty program. PowerUp Rewards members can now score points on for various activities in addition to receiving rewards and benefits for shopping in GameStop stores or online at By linking their Kongregate and PowerUp Rewards accounts, members score 250 rewards points. Members can score an additional 250 points by installing the Kongregate Arcade app for Android phones and tablets. The biggest points opportunities come simply from playing games – each day members can score additional points by completing Kongregate's “Badge of the Day,” an achievement on one of the site's 40,000 free games. PowerUp Rewards members may also extend their game play on by purchasing Kreds with PowerUp Rewards points. Kreds,'s virtual currency, can be used to purchase and unlock items in some of Kongregate's most popular games, or even to donate funds to developers who upload games to the site. “Our PowerUp Rewards members have responded enthusiastically to the program since last fall's nationwide debut by taking advantage of immediate rewards and discounts,” said Mike Hogan, senior vice president of marketing at GameStop. “We're thrilled to be extending our unique members-only benefits to Kongregate.” Jim Greer, CEO of Kongregate noted, “As part of the GameStop network, we want to encourage current and new PowerUp Rewards members to check out Players already love earning our achievements, and now they can get real-world rewards for doing it.” PowerUp Rewards members receive ongoing exclusives and savings, including points for purchases and trades made at GameStop. These points can be redeemed for a variety of rewards, including: GameStop gift cards and merchandise Unique gaming rewards like a retro Atari system Restaurant and movie rewards Subscriptions to Xbox LIVE® Codes to unlock exclusive in-game accessories Point cards for all gaming platforms Kongregate Kreds For more information on PowerUp Rewards, visit your local GameStop location, or log onto the program's website at PowerUp Rewards members can link their account to at About GameStop Corp. GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is the world's largest multichannel video game retailer. GameStop's retail network and family of brands include more than 6,670 company-operated stores in 17 countries worldwide,, a leading browser-based game site with more than 13 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. About Kongregate Kongregate is a leading browser-based game site with over 13 million monthly unique visitors who spend more than 23 million hours playing per month. As part of the GameStop Corporation network, the site features a unique community and social platform including achievements, profiles, chat, messaging, forums, and levels, which unifies more than 40,000 games into a cohesive and addicting experience. Kongregate shares revenue from advertising and virtual goods directly with over 8,500 developers who have uploaded games to the site. Advertisers include brands like Electronic Arts, Sony Pictures, Sprint, Frito Lay, Axe, Xbox 360, Nokia, and Toyota. While all games on Kongregate are free, the site also features a virtual currency called kreds, which can be used to unlock additional features in some games. Based in San Francisco, CA, the company was founded in 2007 by brother-and-sister team Jim Greer, a game industry veteran, and Emily Greer, an interactive marketing executive. GameStop Corp.Wendy DominguezPh: (817) 722-7747Media.Relations@Kongregate.comorKongregateGeorgia SetoPh: (415)