GameStop & L.A. Noire Badge Pursuit Sweepstakes

GameStop is working with L.A. Noire Publisher Rockstar Games launching the Badge Pursuit Sweepstakes.

To enter, players follow a trail that leads them to websites where they must locate the hidden “Badge” and click on it to move to the next challenge.

Each challenge will open details for the title like exclusive content and more information about the exclusives through GameStop. Once completing the search, players will enter to possibly win $30,000 or other prizes.

Head to GameStop’s L.A. Noire Page.

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Dragon Age II is Obviously Better than Dragon Age: Origins

When I started playing Dragon Age: Origins, I didn’t know that I would be sucked into the story and gameplay. It happened again with Bioware’s expansion, Awakening. While my personal preference is more sci-fi with RPGs, I thoroughly enjoyed the medieval carnage offered in the Dragon Age universe.

Going back a year ago, I remember seeing a card that all but confirmed a sequel was in the making. It seems like such a short time, and now with the release only a month away, Electronic Arts saw fit to show off a demo for Dragon Age II.

Holy shit.

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Crysis 2 Multiplayer Preview

I was invited by Electronic Arts to get a hands-on impression for the multiplayer of Crysis 2. Since I’m currently playing Crysis on PC to get a sense of what the series is like, I happily agreed to head out to San Francisco to experience CryEngine 3 and Crysis 2.

It would have been nice to have actually been on the guest list since I RSVP’d, but that’s life.

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GameStop’s Guaranteed Black Friday

GameStop is fully participating in Black Friday festivities by holding Door Buster deals as well as guaranteed titles in stock for the day.

Door Busters

Friday 11/26/10 5 AM to 12 PM
Madden NFL 11 or Medal of Honor Free with new Xbox 360 4GB console
Exclusive PS3 160GB Bundle includes God of War I – III
Black or White Nintendo Wii includes Just Dance, Wii Sports, and Wii Sports Resort
Save 50% on select new titles and accessories

All Weekend

Fable III/Halo: Reach $20 off
Battlefield: Bad Company 2/Metal of Honor $10 off
Madden NFL 11/NHL 11/FIFA Soccer 11 $10 off

Guaranteed in Stock for the Holiday Season

Call of Duty: Black Ops
Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood
Super Mario Galaxy
Fallout: New Vegas
Fable III
Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit
Just Dance 2
Many more found here

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Disney Epic Mickey with Epic Launch at Times Square

On 11/30/10, Disney Epic Mickey will feature a special launch event at the Disney Store in Times Square. Fans will be able to purchase the title as well as see Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, who hasn’t appeared at a new Disney Store since 1928.

The store will open at 7:00 AM and Warren Spector along with other special guests will be present. The store will also feature custom sketches from some of the game’s artists, digicomics, and other contests.

Disney Epic Mickey looks to be a huge release for the Holiday season.

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World of WarCraft: Cataclysm with Perk Pack

GameStop wouldn’t miss out on the release of World of WarCraft: Cataclysm and they’re offering the Cataclysm Perk Pack at GameStop’s Cataclysm site.

The Pack is full of partner offers and include extra PowerUp Reward incentives at GameStop in the first 48 hours of the launch of the update. Head to GameStop for the midnight release to get the benefits as soon as possible.

Some of the offers inside are:

20% off select EVGA/NVIDIA video cards
20% off the purchase of any LinkSys Wireless Router or Cisco Valet product
20% off In-Stock accessories from GameStop.com
20% off select SteelSeries accessories
Save $375 instantly on the Alienware M15x

World of WarCraft: Cataclysm is going to be huge and that scares me.

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