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Stock Pile the Energy Drinks-GameStop to Open More Than 4,400 U.S. Stores for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Launch

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Stock Pile the Energy Drinks-GameStop to Open More Than 4,400 U.S. Stores for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Launch19:30 EDT Thursday, November 03, 2011 GRAPEVINE, Texas (Business Wire) -- Stock the fridge, load up on nacho cheese chips and call for back-up, it's time for Midnight Warfare. To help count down to the launch of the highly anticipated Call of Duty Modern: Warfare 3, more than 4,400 GameStop (NYSE:GME) U.S. locations will host Midnight Warfare events on Monday night (Nov. 7, 2011) leading up to the 12:01 a.m. launch on Nov. 8, 2011. With festivities at stores kicking off Monday at 8:00 p.m., Call of Duty fans will have an opportunity to play the epic game prior to midnight as well as participate in various Call of Duty themed challenges. In addition, all GameStop customers can get it for less, and pay it off faster, with a 30% trade bonus on any game traded toward the purchase of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Visit for more details. GameStop will also host two all-out Midnight Warfare events at marquee locations in Los Angeles (West Hollywood) and New York City (Union Square) that will take the revelry to the next level. Members of the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 development team will be available at both locations for autographs and a meet and greet with fans. Pick up a copy of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 at GameStop locations on Nov. 8, 2011. For more information on an event near you, log on to Note to News Media:Special media requests should be coordinated through GameStop Media Relations, (817) 424-2000, or Visit for a special video regarding midnight launch events.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 The 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 SharumCorporate CommunicationsGameStop Corp.Ph: