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GameStop Launches Nationwide Sweepstakes with Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

GRAPEVINE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 20, 2009– Do you crave your very own entourage? Or a bodyguard for the day? Well look no further – GameStop (NYSE:GME), the world’s largest video game and entertainment software retailer, today announced the “Live Like a Chinatown Boss” Sweepstakes in conjunction with the launch of Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars.

Beginning today through May 14, there are two ways to enter to win the Chinatown boss prize package. Your first chance is by participating in the text-to-win program. When boss wannabes buy the new Grand Theft Auto game from GameStop stores, they will receive a code to text in to be entered in the sweepstakes.

For another opportunity to win, visit www.gamestop.com/chinatown where you can determine the fate of your friends by sending custom fortune cookie messages that enter you for the chance to live the life of a Chinatown boss.

So what does the prize package look like? Boss status includes:

  • A 3 day/2 night trip to New York City for you and 3 friends
  • Private limo
  • Deluxe hotel accommodations
  • An entourage of models and a bodyguard for a night out
  • Nightclub VIP room
  • $5,000 cold hard cash

Additional runner-up prizes will be given in the amount of $250 GameStop gift cards.

In addition to the sweepstakes, the site features information about the “Spring Break Van Tour.” From today to March 28, GameStop is partnering with Rockstar Games to bring Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars to your favorite spring break locations giving fans the chance to play the latest game of the GTA series.

For a complete list of spring break locations or to create a fortune cookie message for your friends, visit www.gamestop.com/chinatown.

May the luck of the dragon be with you on your journey towards the chance to live like a real Chinatown boss.

About GameStop Corp.

Headquartered in Grapevine, TX, GameStop Corp., a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company, is the world’s largest video game and entertainment software retailer. The company operates 6,207 retail stores in 17 countries worldwide. The company also operates two e-commerce sites, GameStop.com and EBgames.com, and publishes Game Informer(R) magazine, a leading multi-platform video game publication. GameStop Corp. sells new and used video game software, hardware and accessories for video game systems from Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft. In addition, the company sells PC entertainment software, related accessories and other merchandise. General information on GameStop Corp. can be obtained at the company’s corporate website: http://www.gamestopcorp.com.

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