AMARILLO, Texas, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment superstore retailer, has announced its plans to host midnight release parties for The Amazing Spider-man. Fans are encouraged to visit their local Hastings for a midnight release party on Thursday, November 8, 2012. Festivities for the night will begin at 9:00 P.M. local time and will end after the release of the movie 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. These offers will include: Buy 2 get 3 rd free on all magazines and bagged and boarded comics, 30% off used music CD's, books, video games and video game accessories, and 25% off all action figures. We will also have 2 for $12 on music CDs regularly priced $6.99, any soundtrack priced at $18.99 or less for just $9.99 and many more offers. Make sure to reserve your copy of The Amazing Spider-man early and you could save even more! To find out more about The Amazing Spider-man 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 information and other literature, and access to our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. SOURCE Hastings Entertainment, Inc.