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GameStop to Close Stores on Thanksgiving. Stores Open 5 a.m. on Black Friday (October 14, 2015): GameStop has announced it will close stores on Thanksgiving Day. Stores will open at 5 a.m. on Black Friday.
Angry Birds' Red Balloon to Appear in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (October 10, 2015): Red from Angry Birds will appear as a balloon in this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
GameStop Completes Acquisition of ThinkGeek (July 20, 2015): GameStop has completed its acquisition of Geeknet, the parent company of ThinkGeek.
PlayStation 4 Black Friday Bundles Announced (November 16, 2014): Sony has announced two PlayStation 4 bundles for Black Friday. The bundles each contain two games and costs $399.99
Microsoft Lowers Xbox One Price and Introduces Holiday Bundles (October 28, 2014): Microsoft has reduced the price of the Xbox One by $50 and added new bundles for the 2014 holiday shopping season.
Lego Fusion Combines Lego Bricks With an App (July 10, 2014): Lego Fusion combines Lego bricks with an app. The sets and apps will arrive in August 2014.
Rovio and Hasbro to Launch Angry Birds Transformers Products (June 22, 2014): Rovio and Hasbro have partnered to launch a line of Angry Birds Transformers products. The products will include a mobile game.
Microsoft to Offer Xbox One Without Kinect for $399.99 (May 13, 2014): Microsoft will introduce a lower-priced Xbox One in June for $399.99. This version will not include the Kinect.
Marvel Super Heroes to Join Disney Infinity This Fall (May 7, 2014): Marvel Super Heroes characters will be available for the Disney Infinity system this Fall. There will be 20 characters available.
Mario and Luigi Attend 2014 White House Easter Egg Roll (April 25, 2014): Mario and Luigi attended the 2014 White House Easter Egg Roll. They took photos and interacted with the guests.
Microsoft and Sony Sell Over 12 Million Units of New Video Game Consoles (April 18, 2014): Microsoft and Sony have sold over 12 million units of the new video game consoles which launched last fall. 5 million Xbox One consoles have sold and 7 million PS4s.
Nintendo Unveils Princess Peach Pink Wii Remote Plus Controller (April 15, 2014): Nintendo has unveiled a pink Princess Peach Wii Remote Plus controller. There are now three controllers themed to Nintendo characters.
G Hannelius Helps Launch New Disney Magical World Video Game (April 14, 2014): G Hannelius, star of Dog with a Blog, helped launch the new Disney Magical World video game.
Amazon Launches Amazon Fire TV (April 2, 2014): Amazon has announced the launch of Amazon Fire TV. It is a small box that streams content to your HDTV.
Sony Announces Project Morpheus, a Virtual Reality System for the PlayStation (March 22, 2014): Sony has announced Project Morpheus, a virtual reality system for the PlayStation 4.