AMARILLO, Texas, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment superstore retailer, has announced its plans to host midnight release parties for the movie Avengers and PC game World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria. Fans are encouraged to join their local Hastings for a midnight release party on Monday, September 24, 2012. Festivities for the night will begin at 9:00 P.M. local time and will end after the products go on sale at midnight. The midnight release party will be in select stores so check with your local store to see if they are participating. Fans enjoying the party and awaiting the release of the movie will be able to take advantage of special promotions during the release party. Promotions will include: 30% off used music CDs, books, video games, video game accessories, 25% off Avengers novelty and Marvel electronic accessories, 20% off strategy guides and many more offers. To find out more about the Avengers & World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria midnight release party in your area, 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 137 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 our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. SOURCE Hastings Entertainment, Inc.