GameStop revenue rises, helped by 'Batman: Arkham Knight'

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Posted: Aug 27, 2015 5:15 PM

(Reuters) - GameStop Corp, the world's largest retailer of video game products, reported a near 2 percent rise in quarterly revenue, primarily driven by the highly anticipated release of "Batman: Arkham Knight".

Net income rose to $25.3 million, or 24 cents per share, in the second quarter ended Aug. 1, from $24.6 million (15.97 million pounds), or 22 cents per share, a year earlier.

The company's net sales rose to $1.76 billion from $1.73 billion. Comparable-store sales increased 8.1 percent.

(Reporting By Lehar Maan in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)