GameStop is a company that buys and sells video games and electronics all over the United States. Founded in Dallas, Texas during 1984, GameStop is one of the best places to buy new and used video games.
GameStop was founded in Dallas, Texas during 1984 by Leonard Riggio. Riggio, who also founded Barnes & Noble, launched GameStop as a way to keep Barnes & Nobles afloat, financially. Since then, it has become one of the leading video game and software retailers in America. Nationally, GameStop, employing 16,000 people, operates 6,500 retail stores and has plans to open 400 new stores in 2010.
GameStop Corporation is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange, under the ticker symbol GME. The company operates the following: 6 Retail Stores (GameStop, EB Games, Babbages, Micromania, MovieStop , Funcoland).; 2 E-Commerce Websites (GameStop.com, EBgames); 1 Magazine (Game Informer Magazine). In addition to selling new and used video and computer games, GameStop sells magazines, strategy guides and other gaming merchandise.
Most GameStops are open until 9 PM tonight.