Published November 17, 2011
The company, whose shares rose 3.7 percent in premarket trading, said Thursday its sales were $1.95 billion, which fell short of analysts' expectations of $1.96 billion.
GameStop's net income fell to $53.7 million from $54.3 million a year earlier. Its earnings per share totaled 39 cents per share, which matched analysts forecasts, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
On Thursday, Activision Blizzard, the largest U.S. video game publisher said its hit game "Call of Duty": Modern Warfare 3" set a new industry record for generating $775 million in sales in its first five days in stores in November. (Reporting by Liana B. Baker in New York; Editing by Derek Caney)