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GameStop confirms acquisition of The Gamesman chain

Total number of stores in region boosted to 38

US retail giant GameStop has confirmed the acquisition of New Zealand's independent chain The Gamesman.

The deal was first revealed last month, and it brings GameStop's presence in the region to a total of 38 stores.

"We are very excited about the union of EB Games and Gamesman," commented Stephen Wilson, MD of EB Games New Zealand.

"Both companies and their staff have a passion for games and now we can bring together the best of both retailers to offer our customers the finest in service and products, both new and pre-owned."

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Matt Martin joined GamesIndustry in 2006 and was made editor of the site in 2008. With over ten years experience in journalism, he has written for multiple trade, consumer, contract and business-to-business publications in the games, retail and technology sectors.

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