SingStar Latino Launches Exclusively at GameStop Stores Nationwide
Special Launch Events with Radio Remotes, Giveaways and Contests Scheduled for Select Stores in Texas, Arizona and California to Highlight Spanish-Language Music Video Game
GRAPEVINE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 3, 2009– GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), the world’s largest video game and entertainment software retailer, announced it is the exclusive North Americaretail distributor for the launch of SingStar Latino, a Spanish-language music video game published by Sony Computer Entertainment that is now available nationwide.
SingStar Latino makes its debut for the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 3 systems with 30 chart-topping Spanish-language singles and music videos from today’s hottest Latin artists and legends including David Bisbal, Natalia Lafourcade, Jon Secada and others. As with previous SingStar titles, SingStar Latino creates an interactive social singing experience by incorporating technology that recognizes the player’s pitch, tone and rhythm to accurately score them as they perform to real songs and music videos. The game also features various game play modes such as solo, duet, multi-player and party modes that increase overall player enjoyment.
“GameStop is heavily invested in the Hispanic community and Spanish-language customers, and we’re excited to be the exclusive retail launch partner for SingStar Latino at the start of our holiday shopping season,” said Paul Raines, GameStop’s chief operating officer. “No doubt, this high-quality interactive game will appeal to Spanish-language teens and young adults who have been somewhat overlooked by the music gaming genre to this point.”
SingStar Latino for PlayStation 3 ($39.99) and PlayStation 2 ($29.99) are now available at selectGameStop stores across the country and on www.GameStop.com. The microphone accessory is sold separately. GameStop is also hosting special SingStar Latino launch events at select stores this week in Austin, Texas, Phoenix, Ariz., and Sacramento, Calif., featuring top Spanish-language radio stations, giveaways and contests.
The game is rated “T” for teen for content that may be suitable for ages 13 and older. For more information, visit www.GameStop.com.
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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 6,391 retail stores in 17 countries worldwide. The company also operates an e-commerce site, GameStop.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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