GameStop Corporation is an American
video game and entertainment software retailer.
The company, whose headquarters is in Grapevine,
Texas, United States, operates 6,500 retail stores
throughout the United States, Canada, Australia,
Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland,
Italy, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Puerto Rico,
Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and in the United Kingdom.
GameStop opened around 400 new stores for the 2009
The company operates retail stores under the names
GameStop, EB Games, Babbage's, Software ETC, Micromania,
MovieStop, Planet X and FuncoLand. In addition,
the company runs three e-commerce websites (GameStop.com,
EBgames.com and ImpulseDriven.com), Flash game site
Kongregate, Jolt Online Gaming, and Game Informer
magazine, GameStop's proprietary video and computer
game publication. In addition to video and computer
games, GameStop sells magazines, strategy guides,
and other related merchandise.