AMARILLO, Texas, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment superstore retailer, has announced its plans to host a midnight release party for both Battlefield 4 & Assassin's Creed IV on Monday night, October 28 th. Battlefield 4 is a sequel to 2011's Battlefield 3 and the thirteenth installment of the Battlefield first-person shooter video game and Assassin's Creed IV is a sequel to Assassin's Creed III and is expected to introduce a full cast of historical pirate characters.
Festivities for the night will begin at 9:00 p.m. local time and will end with the release of the games at midnight. Only select stores will be participating in the midnight release party, so check with your local store to see if they are among those participating. All stores participating in the midnight release party will also be hosting a Pirates vs. Soldiers costume contest. The winner at each store location will win a Hastings $25 gift card.
While awaiting the release of the game, Hastings will also have a number of offers going on throughout the store. These offers will include: 30% off all used video game accessories, video games, vinyl, books, and CDs; 20% off select headphones, and $10 off 1 st party XBOX 360 and PS3 controllers. In addition, all energy drinks during the midnight release party will be 2 for $4, fountain drinks will be 99¢, and candy will be "buy 2 and get the 3 rd free".
To find out more about the Battlefield 4 and Assassin's Creed IV midnight release party in your area, please visit or contact your local Hastings superstore or visit us online at www.goHastings.com.About HastingsFounded in 1968, Hastings Entertainment, Inc. is a leading multimedia entertainment retailer that combines the sale of new and used books, videos, video games and CDs, as well as trends and consumer electronics merchandise, with the rental of videos and video games in a superstore format. We currently operate 127 superstores, averaging approximately 24,000 square feet, primarily in medium-sized markets throughout the United States. We also operate three concept stores, Sun Adventure Sports, located in Amarillo, Texas and Lubbock, Texas, and TRADESMART, located in Littleton, Colorado. We also operate www.goHastings.com, an e-commerce Internet Web site that makes available to our customers new and used entertainment products and unique, contemporary gifts and toys. The site features exceptional product and pricing offers. The Investor Relations section of our web site contains press releases, a link to request financial and other literature and access to our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. SOURCE Hastings Entertainment, Inc.