Hastings Entertainment, Inc. to Host Midnight Release Party for Call of Duty: Ghosts

Hastings Entertainment, Inc. to Host Midnight Release Party for Call of Duty:

PR Newswire

AMARILLO, Texas, Oct. 29, 2013

AMARILLO, Texas, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Hastings Entertainment, Inc.
(NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment superstore retailer, has
announced its plans to host a midnight release party for Call of Duty: Ghosts
on Monday night, November 4^th. Call of Duty: Ghosts is a first person
shooter franchise that has gained popularity with its multiplayer platform.
This most recent edition is expected to have both new maps and mechanics
designed to enhance play.

Festivities for the night will begin at 9:00 p.m. local time and will end with
the release of the game at midnight. Only select stores will be participating
in the midnight release event so check with your local store to see if they
are among those participating.

While awaiting the release of the game, Hastings will also have a number of
offers going on throughout the store. These offers will include: 30% off all
used video game accessories, video games, vinyl, books, and CDs, "buy 1 get
2^nd for $1" on all used DVD and Blu-ray, 20% off select headphones, and
select CDs at $2.99. Also available will be a PDP Afterglow headset for PS3 at
$9.99 and a Dreamgear Camo headset for XBOX 360 at $4.99. In addition, all
energy drinks during the midnight release party will be 2 for $4, fountain
drinks will be 99¢, extended Happy Hour will be available in the cafes, and
candy will be "buy 2 and get the 3^rd free".

To find out more about the Call of Duty: Ghosts midnight release party in your
area, please visit or contact your local Hastings superstore or visit us
online at www.goHastings.com.

About Hastings
Founded in 1968, Hastings Entertainment, Inc. is a leading multimedia
entertainment retailer that combines the sale of new and used books, videos,
video games and CDs, as well as trends and consumer electronics merchandise,
with the rental of videos and video games in a superstore format. We
currently operate 127 superstores, averaging approximately 24,000 square feet,
primarily in medium-sized markets throughout the United States. We also
operate three concept stores, Sun Adventure Sports, located in Amarillo, Texas
and Lubbock, Texas, and TRADESMART, located in Littleton, Colorado.

We also operate www.goHastings.com, an e-commerce Internet Web site that makes
available to our customers new and used entertainment products and unique,
contemporary gifts and toys. The site features exceptional product and
pricing offers. The Investor Relations section of our web site contains press
releases, a link to request financial and other literature and access to our
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SOURCE Hastings Entertainment, Inc.

Website: http://www.gohastings.com
Contact: Dan Crow, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, (806) 677-1422,
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