[EN]: GameStop announced earlier today the arrival of the Wikipad, the first Android tablet equipped with a gamepad controller. As usual, if you do pre-order it (or buy it) from GameStop, the tablet will come with exclusive titles free of charge plus an issue of Game Informer Digital. If you are thinking about getting it, it will cost you $499.
The Wikipad has a 10.1″ IPS screen, a quad-core processor, memory slots, and a Nvidia Tegra 3 graphics card. Additional software includes support for games from PlayStation Mobile, Tegra Zone, and from other platforms.
Get more info at Wikipad.com.
[ES]: GameStop anunció el día de hoy la llegada de Wikipad, la primera tablet Android equipada con un mando de juegos. Como de costumbre, si lo ordenas con anticipación (o lo compras) de GameStop , la tableta vendrá con títulos exclusivos de forma gratuita, además de un ejemplar de Game Informer Digital. Si piensas en conseguirlo, te costará US $499.
El Wikipad tiene una pantalla IPS de 10,1 pulgadas, un procesador de cuatro núcleos, ranuras de memoria, y una tarjeta gráfica Nvidia Tegra 3. Software adicional incluye soporte de juegos PlayStation Mobile, Tegra Zone, y de otras plataformas.
Obtén más información de Wikipad.com.
[EN - Press Release]:
Wikipad Coming To GameStop October 31, 2012
GameStop Launches Pre-Order Program with Exclusive Content
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ –GameStop (NYSE: GME), the world’s largest multichannel retailer of video games, has partnered with Wikipad, Inc. to offer the Wikipad tablet, the first tablet with an attachable console-quality gamepad controller, through its stores and website. The Wikipad will be available October 31 to consumers at a retailer price of $499 USD.
“GameStop is the retail destination when it comes to video games. Nobody but GameStop provides gamers with the best gaming content on the market. And for those that purchase or pre-order a Wikipad at GameStop, their tablet will have access to valuable extras including exclusive free, full-length game titles. The Wikipad is powered by an Nvidia Tegra 3 processor and will support PlayStation®Mobile platform,” said Fraser Townley, President of Sales for Wikipad, Inc.
Customers can pre-order the Wikipad now at GameStop stores nationwide or online at www.GameStop.com. Wikipads pre-ordered at GameStop will come with value-added extras including full-length titles and an issue of Game Informer Digital.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Wikipad to launch this unique new gaming tablet,” said Joe Gorman, vice president of GameStop’s mobile business unit. “We love the innovation and know our customers are excited to see it in action.”
Wikipad will launch in October with a full suite of games delivered by the latest video game platforms, including PlayStation®Mobile, NVIDIA’s Tegra Zone, Google Play as well as several upcoming unannounced platforms. To bring the best gaming experience to consumers, Wikipad will offer a premium 10.1″ IPS screen, ultra-light chassis, quad core processor, expandable memory and an attachable console quality game controller.
For more information on the Wikipad tablet, visit: www.wikipad.com.
Wikipad Inc. is a leading developer and designer of video game tablets and devices. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Wikipad Inc. is uniquely positioned as pioneers and innovators in the mobile entertainment world by leading the way in accessible and comfortable consumer devices for video games, web, education, movies and television content. Wikipad devices are powered by Nvidia Tegra processors and are Sony Playstation Mobile certified.
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About GameStop Corp.
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is the world’s largest multichannel video game retailer. GameStop’s retail network and family of brands include 6,628 company-operated stores in 15 countries worldwide and online at www.GameStop.com. The network also includes: www.Kongregate.com, a leading browser-based game site; Game Informer(R) magazine, the leading multi-platform video game publication; Spawn Labs, a streaming technology company; and a digital PC game distribution platform available at http://www.GameStop.com/PC.