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GameStop suspends PowerPass pre-owned program

GameStop’s new pre-owned rental scheme has been abruptly paused and possibly abandoned altogether. Kotaku reports that the chain yesterday told employees to take down all PowerPass signage. The scheme only launched last week. In a worrying sign for users, those who had already registered are being asked to return their …

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GameStop introduces pre-owned PowerPass rental service

Retailer GameStop has sort of just become a Blockbuster for games. Kotaku reports that its new PowerPass program offers a six-month membership program for $60. Once signed up, members can pick up games from the retailer’s pre-owned library and play them for as long as they want. There’s no limit …

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GameStop sells Kongregate to MTG

Swedish media company Modern Times Group (MTG) has acquired games portal Kongregate from GameStop. The US retailer acquired the company in 2010, but has now parted ways with a payment of $55m. Kongregate currently boasts around 14m monthly active users across its extensive library. It employs around 80 people. MTG …

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