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GameStop Declares National “Go Commando Day” Sept. 20, 2011

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Gears of War 3 Season Pass is Now Available for Pre-purchase at GameStop Locations</i> </p>

Thursday, September 15, 2011

GameStop Declares National “Go Commando Day” Sept. 20, 201110:00 EDT Thursday, September 15, 2011 GRAPEVINE, Texas (Business Wire) -- Are you sure you have the guts to go commando? GameStop, (NYSE: GME) the world's largest multichannel retailer of video games, has declared Sept. 20, 2011, National “Go Commando Day” to celebrate the launch of Gears of War 3. During National “Go Commando Day” celebrations, GameStop will host events at more than 4,300 of its stores Monday, Sept. 19, 2011. With midnight event festivities kicking off in stores Monday at 10:00 p.m., Gears of War fans will have an opportunity to participate in Gears of War 2 tournaments, trivia challenges and other gaming revelry. In addition, GameStop will give away "I'm Going Commando" bumper stickers to the first 50 people in line at each of the Gears of War 3 midnight opening store locations. Counting down to the epic launch, GameStop recently announced that the Gears of War 3 Season Pass is now available for pre-purchase at U.S. store locations and online at The Season Pass includes four installments of upcoming Gears of War 3 downloadable content (DLC) for $29.99, a 33 percent savings compared to purchasing each piece of DLC individually. Customers can unlock the Liquid Metal weapon set immediately following Season Pass activation. In addition, customers who trade in any pre-owned games towards the pre-order or purchase of Gears of War 3 or the Gears of War Season Pass will receive 30 percent extra in-store credit. The times noted in this release reflect the local time in your market and time zone. Customers are asked to contact their local store to confirm the exact time of the event. Events may vary by location. For additional details and to obtain a list of participating locations, visit a local GameStop location or 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 6,582 company-operated stores in 17 countries worldwide and online at Our network also includes:, a leading browser-based game site; Game Informer(R) magazine, the leading multi-platform video game publication; Spawn Labs, a streaming technology company; and a digital PC game distribution platform available at General information on GameStop Corp. can be obtained at the company's corporate website. Follow GameStop on Twitter @ and find GameStop on Facebook @ Beth