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GameStop Invites Gamers to Become the

<p class='bwalignc'> <b>Power-Up and Become the “Ultimate Player” with GameStop® PowerUp Rewards</b><sup><b>TM</b></sup> </p> <p class='bwalignc'> <i><b>Saints Row: The Third</b></i><b> Sweepstakes</b> </p>

Friday, September 30, 2011

GameStop Invites Gamers to Become the "Ultimate Player" with Saints Row®: The Third™11:00 EDT Friday, September 30, 2011 GRAPEVINE, Texas (Business Wire) -- In Saints Row®: The Third™, the Saints are at the top of their game and have left the streets of Stilwater to take over the city of Steelport. Gamers will get the chance to experience the insanely over-the-top world of Saints Row: The Third when it releases on Nov. 15, but fans can celebrate early when GameStop (NYSE: GME), the world's largest multichannel retailer of video games, kicks off the “Ultimate Player” sweepstakes on Sept. 28. The “Ultimate Player” pack includes a stunning home theater setup worthy of THQ's highly anticipated, open-world powerhouse. Just remember, if you want to be a Saint, you have to be a sinner. Entering the Saints Row: The Third “Ultimate Player” sweepstakes is simple. GameStop PowerUp Rewards members who pre-order Saints Row: The Third between Wednesday, September 28, and Monday, November 14 and pick up their copy from GameStop by Tuesday, November 22 will be instantly entered. Fans can pre-order the game at any U.S. GameStop store or online at www.GameStop.com. Fans of the game can also enter by printing their full name, phone number, email address and mailing address on a 3”X5” card and mailing to The Marketing Arm Inc. Attention “GameStop PowerUp Rewards Saints Row: The Third ‘Ultimate Player' Sweepstakes”, #140, 233 Rock Road, Glen Rock, New Jersey 07452. The grand prize winner will receive: Mitsubishi 92” 3D Home Cinema TV Premium surround sound system Home theater chair 2 next generation game consoles Saints Row: The Third Collectors' Editions for both consoles Four collectible posters The grand prize drawing will occur on or around December 2, 2011. For complete rules and additional details, visit a local GameStop store or http://www.poweruprewards.com/PUR/Index/SR3Sweeps. No purchase necessary to participate. Purchase does not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited. About GameStop 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 www.GameStop.com. The network also includes: www.Kongregate.com, a leading browser-based game site; Game Informer® magazine, the leading multi-platform video game publication; Spawn Labs, a streaming technology company; and a digital PC game distribution platform available at www.GameStop.com/PCGames. General information on GameStop Corp. can be obtained at the company's corporate website. Follow GameStop on Twitter @ www.twitter.com/GameStop and find GameStop on Facebook @ www.facebook.com/GameStop. About Saints Row: The Third Years after taking Stilwater for their own, the Third Street Saints have evolved from street gang to household brand name, with Saints sneakers, Saints energy drinks and Johnny Gat bobble head dolls all available at a store near you. The Saints are kings of Stilwater, but their celebrity status has not gone unnoticed. The Syndicate, a legendary criminal fraternity with pawns in play all over the globe, has turned its eye on the Saints and demands tribute. Refusing to kneel to the Syndicate, you take the fight to a new city, playing out the most outlandish gameplay scenarios ever seen. Strap it on. About THQ THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) is a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. The company develops its products for all popular game systems, personal computers and wireless devices. Headquartered in Los Angeles County, California, THQ sells product through its global network of offices located throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. More information about THQ and its products may be found at www.thq.com. THQ, Saints Row, Saints Row: The Third, Volition, Inc. and their respective logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc. Larine NixonGameStop817-722-7579larinenixon@gamestop.com