17 pennsylvania included among those not currently soon but >>while brick and mortar stores have been under pressure for some time and it's not letting up.
Gamestop announced today its closing hundreds of stores, here's business reporter justin backover with more.
>>gamestop the biggest video game retailer in the world announced today that it will close up to 200 stores by the end of the year that's pretty said which is not great news for people like robert thomas i like going to the store did they get to see option anyone able to i see something that i was the online currently there are 5700 gamestop's across the globe.
But they're struggling because video games can now be purchased or even directly downloaded online all consul they came they don't have to leave their house.
They can get like so the game is over released at midnight it will have to run to the storm and that it will pick up their copy.
Kenneth davis manager of the video game store on hamilton street thinks focusing mainly on new games is hurting gamestop pennsylvania in general out on a general has a huge.
>>retro gaming community, although it will probably drive more business here.
He isn't happy to see them close its more working with people instead of just trying to each other these closures are part of gamestop's plan to cut costs to turn the company around it's still unclear which stores are closing though have to.
And the company says to expect even more