GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Sep-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop (NYSE: GME), a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, announced today (09/09/16) that it will broadcast live for the third year from its annual consumer video game show, GameStop EXPO. Gaming fans who want to catch all the announcements and action, but may not be able to make it to the Anaheim Convention Center on September 14, can watch the event live via Twitch, the world’s leading social video platform and community for gamers.
The broadcast, powered by RAZER, will be hosted by the personalities from the well-known YouTube channel Kinda Funny, focused on gaming and nerd culture. Greg Miller, Colin Moriarty, Tim Gettys, and Nick Scarpino will lead the stream from the broadcast stage featuring news as it happens from the show floor, game previews and demos from top publishers and developers, and interviews with industry leaders, developers and special guests.
Beginning at 10:00 a.m. PDT and continuing until 5:00 p.m. PDT, gamers can watch the show at www.Twitch.tv/GameStop. The Kinda Funny hosts and their guests from across the industry will feature upcoming titles such as Destiny: Rise of Iron, Watch Dogs 2, Battlefield 1, Mafia 3, Horizon Zero Dawn, Final Fantasy XV, Tekken 7, Gears of War 4, Resident Evil 7, and much more.
Live Broadcast Schedule (Times and titles are subject to change, all are PDT):
|10:00 a.m.||Introduction to live broadcast|
|10:15 a.m.||Make a Wish, a GameStop charity partner|
|10:30 a.m.||Destiny: Rise of Iron|
|10:45 a.m.||For Honor|
|11:00 a.m.||Watch Dogs 2- segment sponsored by Prima|
|11:15 a.m.||Star Trek: Bridge Crew|
|11:30 a.m.||Battlefield 1|
|11:45 a.m.||Infinite Air|
|12:00 p.m.||Mafia 3- segment sponsored by Prima|
|12:15 p.m.||Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2|
|12:30 p.m.||PlayStation segment featuring Horizon Zero Dawn, PlayStation VR, & more|
|1:00 p.m.||Final Fantasy XV|
|1:45 p.m.||Sniper Ghost Warrior 3|
|2:00 p.m.||Killing Floor 2|
|2:15 p.m.||World of Final Fantasy- segment sponsored by Prima|
|2:30 p.m.||Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4|
|3:00 p.m.||Tekken 7|
|3:15 p.m.||FIFA 17|
|3:30 p.m.||Xbox One segment featuring Gears of War 4- segment sponsored by Prima|
|4:30 p.m.||Resident Evil 7|
|5:00 p.m.||Rock Band Rivals|
Registration for GameStop EXPO 2016 is open, with options including:
- General admission passes for $40*
- A limited number of VIP** passes for $110, which includes:
- Early access to the show floor
- VIP lounge access to recharge your body and devices
- Exclusive swag bag of gaming goodies
- Student passes for $20, available on-site only starting at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Tickets can be purchased using PowerUp Rewards™ points or by credit card online at www.GameStop.com/EXPO and at your local GameStop store. To learn more about GameStop EXPO, details on the VIP experience, and to register for the show, visit www.GameStop.com/EXPO.
* Attendees must be 17 years of age or older or accompanied by an adult. Some activities or games may feature mature content. Exhibitors reserve the right to censor content for guests under the age of 17 even when a consenting parent or guardian is present.
** Adults who purchase VIP tickets do NOT have to purchase a VIP ticket for their children under the age of 17. Purchase a general admission ticket for your child and he/she will be allowed to accompany you to all VIP events. With this option General Admission children will not receive VIP swag bag.
About GameStop Corp.
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is a global, omnichannel video game, consumer electronics and wireless services retailer. GameStop operates more than 7,000 stores across 14 countries. The company’s consumer product network also includes www.gamestop.com; www.Kongregate.com, a leading browser-based game site; Game Informer® magazine, the world’s leading print and digital video game publication; and ThinkGeek, www.thinkgeek.com, the premier retailer for the global geek community featuring exclusive and unique video game and pop culture products. In addition, our Technology Brands segment includes Simply Mac and Spring Mobile stores. Simply Mac, www.simplymac.com, operates 74 stores, selling the full line of Apple products, including laptops, tablets, and smartphones and offering Apple certified warranty and repair services. Spring Mobile, www.springmobile.com, sells all of AT&T’s products and services, including DIRECTV through its 1,421 AT&T branded stores and offers pre-paid wireless services, devices and related accessories through its 70 Cricket branded stores in select markets in the U.S.
General information about GameStop Corp. can be obtained at the company’s corporate website. Follow GameStop on Twitter at www.twitter.com/GameStop and find GameStop on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GameStop.
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