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GameStop Brings Gamers Together in #SummerAtGameStop

Five weeks of gaming stories and amazing prizes show the power of video games

GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 14, 2015-- GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, has announced the winners in its #SummerAtGameStop : a five-week social engagement and contest series aimed at gamers sharing their personal stories on how video gaming brings fans together to create unique friendships and lifelong relationships - and brought longtime friends together from across the country in the process. The program encompassed five themed weeks: Never Met, Romance, Reunited, Game Night, and Rematch and asked gamers to share their favorite gaming story related to the theme of each week for a chance to win epic gaming experiences and gear.

Winning entries include:

  • Albert who shared his Never Met story about his pal Matt. His entry won the long-distance friends each a round-trip flight plus $2,000 in cash and GameStop gift cards. Albert plans on taking a cross country trip to finally meet Matt in person.
  • Andrea who started a Romance while gaming on Xbox Live and has now has been married to her partner for two years. The pair won a weekend getaway plus $1,000 in GameStop gift cards.
  • Matt who said he'd like to be Reunited with childhood friends and face off once again on NHL '94. Matt won top of the line gaming gear for the occasion.
  • Jeff who told us about his epic Game Nights: all night...