GRAPEVINE, Texas, March 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- "We are profoundly sad to learn of the passing of our friend and former chief executive officer, J. Paul Raines. His spirit is woven into the fabric of our company and the entire GameStop family mourns this loss. Paul was a brilliant man and remarkable visionary, as well as a compassionate, caring and inspirational community leader who was beloved by many. Paul cared deeply about his work and his GameStop family, but his greatest love was for his family. Our heartfelt sympathies go out to them and all those whose lives and hearts Paul touched during his journey."
Former GameStop CEO, J. Paul Raines
The entire GameStop family mourns the loss of our former CEO, J. Paul Raines

About GameStop GameStop Corp., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is a global, multichannel video game, consumer electronics and wireless services retailer. GameStop operates more than 7,200 stores across 14 countries. The company's consumer product network also includes  www.gamestop.com; Game Informer® magazine, the world's leading print and digital video game publication; and ThinkGeek,  www.thinkgeek.com, the premier retailer for the global geek community featuring exclusive and unique video game and pop culture products. Our Technology Brands segment includes nearly 1,400 Spring Mobile AT&T and Simply Mac stores. Spring Mobile,  www.springmobile.com, sells all of AT&T's products and services, including DIRECTV, devices and related accessories in select markets in the U.S. Simply Mac,  www.simplymac.com, sells the full line of Apple products, including laptops, tablets, and smartphones and offers Apple certified warranty and repair services.

GameStop Contacts:Mike LoftusVice President, Global Controller and Investor Relations investorrelations@gamestop.com

Joey Mooring(817) 722-7450 joeymooring@gamestop.com  

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