Hastings Entertainment Announces Must-Have Christmas Gifts of 2011

Nov 23, 2011, 10:05 ET from Hastings Entertainment, Inc.

AMARILLO, Texas, Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment superstore and internet retailer announced today its list of 2011 Must-Have Christmas Gifts. With Christmas around the corner, Hastings has an answer for those asking the question "What do they want for Christmas this year?" Hastings is excited to announce its annual prediction of the season's most popular gifts of 2011:

Book Must-Haves:

Stieg Larsson – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Christopher Paolini – The Inheritance Cycle series

Walter Isaacson – Steve Jobs

Jeff Kinney – Diary of a Wimpy Kid 6: Cabin Fever

Music Must-Haves:

Drake – Take Care [Deluxe Edition]

Adele – 21

IL Divo – Wicked Game

Lil Wayne – Tha Carter IV

Movie Must-Haves:

The Smurfs

Cowboys and Aliens

The Help

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Cars 2

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Video Game Must-Haves:

Call of Duty Modern: Warfare 3 for Sony PlayStation 3 and Microsoft XBOX 360

Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for Sony PlayStation 3 and Microsoft XBOX 360

Battlefield 3 for Sony PlayStation 3 and Microsoft XBOX 360

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword for Nintendo Wii

Gears of War 3 for Microsoft XBOX 360

Consumer Electronics Must-Haves:




Ear Buds and Headphones

Toys and Trendy Must-Haves for Kids:


FurReal Friends


Happy Nappers

Toys and Trendy Must-Haves for Adults:

Front Porch Classics games (Baseball, Mexican Train Dominoes and Ring Toss)

Man Candles

Pink Cookie cosmetics

Sarah Peyton gifts for home

Laplander beanie hats

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, and trends and consumer electronics merchandise, with the rental of videos and video games in a superstore format.  We currently operate 143 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, in Littleton, Colorado.

We 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 our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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