GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), the world's largest video game and entertainment software retailer, announced today the opening of its first combination store and tournament center. Larger than a standard GameStop location, this 4,000 square foot store is located in heart of the gaming industry in San Jose, CA.
This location is a first of its kind venue for GameStop and the first in a series of tournament focused stores. The center features 24 networked gaming stations with plasma monitors and tournament events will occur most weekends with GameStop system-wide tournament finals occurring at least once a quarter.
â€œThis world class facility takes GameStop stores and video game tournament opportunities to the next level,â€ said Dan DeMatteo, Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of GameStop Corp. â€œWith these continued efforts, we are offering customers another way to get the most out of their gaming and are truly giving power to the players.â€
The inaugural tournament will be held on Saturday, December 15, 2007 from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and will feature Madden NFL 08 with the grand prize winner receiving a $1,000 GameStop shopping spree. Space is limited and participants are encouraged to arrive early to ensure a spot in the tournament.
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