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A new wave of NES Classic Edition units are starting to reach GameStop locations. Actually, some stores have stock on hand as early as today. While it’s highly unlikely to apply to every single GameStop, you may want to call or visit your local store to see if new stock is arriving.

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Mario Sports Superstars pre-orders open

Posted on 3 months ago by (@NE_Brian) in 3DS, News | 7 Comments | 0 Likes

Major retailers have started to take pre-orders for Mario Sports Superstars, starting with Amazon and GameStop. If you have an Amazon Prime membership, you can take 20 percent off per usual.

Mario Sports Superstars launches in Spring 2017. Five sports are included: baseball, tennis, golf, horse racing and 11-on-11 soccer games. The game will feature both online and local multiplayer.

Update (11/29): While it’s $31.99 for Prime members, Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World can be pre-ordered for $33.99 on Amazonfor everyone else.


Original (11/28): All major retailers are now taking pre-orders for Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World. It’s up on Amazon, Best Buy, and GameStop. Those with Amazon Prime or Gamer’s Club Unlocked can save 20 percent.

Update: Neither version appears to be available anymore. Adding them to your cart and trying to check out results in an error. Hopefully you managed to nab one!


As of this moment, both versions of the Super Mario Edition New 3DS are back in stock at GameStop. You can nab the black and white versions right here. They’ve been selling out quickly since Black Friday, so they may not last long here as well.

We know that Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon are off to a great start in Japan having sold nearly two million copies in just a few days. Unsurprisingly, they appear to be doing quite well in North America as well.

During its financial call today, GameStop said that Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon are the retailer’s best-performing games of 2016. Additionally, pre-orders were the highest for any title at GameStop in five years.

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During GameStop’s earnings call today, CEO Paul Raines talked a bit about Switch. He shared some positive comments about the system, stating that it could be a “game-changer.”

Raines noted, “The Nintendo Switch, which I played at Nintendo a few weeks ago–we believe could be another game-changer that will expand the audience for gaming.”

GameStop’s management also said that PowerUp Rewards members are interested in Switch. Twenty-seven percent of these members who are aware of console plan to buy it. GameStop suggested that the number could rise following January’s event, but it’s already in line with that of the Xbox One at a similar point in time.

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Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon are just a few days away. A number of retailers are starting to get their promotions in order, including GameStop. Stores across the United States will be open for business at midnight as Friday approaches.

You can find the full lineup of participating GameStops here.

GameStop’s Black Friday 2016 deals

Posted on 4 months ago by (@NE_Brian) in 3DS, News | 4 Comments | 0 Likes

Black Friday 2016 deals were already made known this week at retailers including Best Buy, Target, Walmart, and Toys “R” Us. Thanks to BFAds, images showing GameStop’s offerings are now available.

Despite GameStop having the largest ad dedicated to Black Friday, at least in terms of Nintendo titles, there isn’t a whole lot here. There’s pretty much nothing for Wii U, and little for 3DS. The few highlights including $10 off Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice and SEGA 3D Classics Collection for $20.

If you’d like to take a closer look at the Nintendo-related items GameStop is featuring during Black Friday, hit up the gallery below.

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A number of amiibo have been restocked over the past few weeks in the United States. Over at GameStop, we’re now hearing that consumers are finding that Robin is returning to store shelves. A number of Reddit users have reported success in finding the figure. You may have success finding Robin at your local store!

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Update (10/31): These plushies are now being sold on GameStop’s website. You can get Rowlet here, Litten here, and Popplio here.


Original (10/24): If you’re interested in some new plushies based on Pokemon Sun/Moon, you may want to swing by your local GameStop. Customers are starting to notice that variations based on Rowlet, Litten, and Popplio are appearing. Each one is from the Pokemon Center and goes for $14.95. They might not be showing up at every GameStop store immediately, but many should start carrying the plushies soon.

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