Tag Archives: Game Informer

GameStop says it’s too “essential” to shut down right now

Today, in news that makes a lot more sense once you realize that Funko Pops and Kingdom Hearts keychains are about to become the only acceptable currency humanity has left: The GameStop empire—a series of corporately owned pawnshops and ThinkGeek merchandise outlets that also begrudgingly sometimes sell new video games—has dubbed itself an “essential retail” […]

GameStop Refuses to Close Doors Unless Local Authorities Sign Up for PowerUp Rewards

GRAPEVINE, Texas — GameStop has told all of its employees that they should not close stores during the COVID-19 pandemic unless local authorities tasked with shutting down the store agree to sign up for the GameStop PowerUp Rewards Program. “I don’t care if the National Guard surrounds your local GameStop, weapons drawn. Video games are […]