GameStop Takes EXPO 2014 to California

Annual Video Game Gathering One of the Fastest Growing Consumer Events in U.S.

Tickets for EXPO 2014 on Sale Today

GRAPEVINE, Texas--()--GameStop (NYSE: GME), a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, is inviting the public to experience GameStop EXPO 2014, its annual gaming tradeshow. This exclusive event will take place September 9-10 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.

EXPO 2014 will offer access to more than 300,000 square feet of video gaming fun and technologies, including the latest consoles, upcoming games from top developers, such as Activision Blizzard, Electronic Arts, Microsoft, Sony Computer Entertainment of America, Take Two Interactive, and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, thought-provoking panels with industry elite, and celebrity signing opportunities.

“With GameStop EXPO heading into its third year, we have seen the show double in size and attendance year over year,” said Tony Bartel, president at GameStop. “With more than 80 video gaming partners and 5,000 attendees at the show in 2013, we are ready to make this year’s show even bigger and better, allowing gaming fans of all ages to experience the video gaming’s latest products before they hit shelves.”

Attendees will have access to GameStop's partners, top gaming publishers, favorite console and tablet suppliers, and accessory vendors. They will be able to play not-yet released, hotly-anticipated titles, check out never-before-seen footage, and much more.

Registration opens today, May 14. Ticket options include:

  • Early bird general admission for Wednesday, September 10 for $40
  • A limited number of *VIP passes for $110. VIP admission includes:
    • VIP-only events on Tuesday, September 9
    • Early admittance to the show floor on Wednesday, September 10
    • Access to the VIP lounge, gaming tournaments, and panel discussions featuring some of the biggest names in the industry
    • Swag bag of gaming goodies
  • New this year is a VIP PLUS admission for $175, which includes all the benefits of the VIP ticket and adds the ability to line jump at all the major booths.
  • Also available is the student ticket. This $20 pass is available on-site only starting at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 10. The ticket allows EXPO access to students and late arrivals from 3:00 p.m. until close.

Ticket purchases are payable with PowerUp Rewards™ points or credit card, online at or at your local GameStop store.

For more information on becoming a GameStop PowerUp Rewards member, visit

For more information about GameStop EXPO, details on the VIP experience and to register for the show, visit

Attendees must be 17 years of age or older or accompanied by an adult. Some activities or games may feature mature content. Exhibitors reserve the right to censor content for guests under the age of 17 even when a consenting parent or guardian is present.

*Adults who purchase VIP and VIP PLUS tickets do NOT have to purchase a VIP ticket for their children under the age of 17. Purchase a general admission ticket for your child and he/she will be allowed to accompany you to all VIP events. With this option General Admission children will not receive VIP swag bag.

About GameStop Corp.

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is a global, multichannel video game, consumer electronics and wireless services retailer. GameStop operates more than 6,600 stores across 15 countries. The company’s consumer product network also includes;, a leading browser-based game site; Game Informer® magazine, the world’s leading print and digital video game publication;, an online consumer electronics trade-in platform; Spring Mobile, an authorized dealer of AT&T wireless services; and Simply Mac, the largest certified specialist of Apple’s full line of products.

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Jackie Smith
GameStop Corp.

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GameStop Takes EXPO 2014 to California! Tickets for annual gaming trade show open to the public are on sale today.


Jackie Smith
GameStop Corp.