Entries in 'Black Friday' (15)

'We were not ready for Black Friday,' admits UK retailers

'We were not ready for Black Friday,' admits UK retailers

UK stores said Black Friday was their biggest challenge of 2014.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 19th 2014 at 9:39AM in News
Was Black Friday a good thing?

Was Black Friday a good thing?

PlayStation UK and Ireland boss Fergal Gara discusses the recent pre-Christmas sales bonanza and the 20th anniversary of PlayStation...

Fergal Gara
by Fergal Gara
on Dec 17th 2014 at 11:10AM in News
Has Black Friday damaged December sales?

Has Black Friday damaged December sales?

November’s barnstorming Black Friday week was one of the busiest seven days of sales in UK games industry history.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 15th 2014 at 12:15PM in News
US digital revenue up in November thanks to Black Friday

US digital revenue up in November thanks to Black Friday

November digital games sales surpassed $1bn in November, according to new research from Superdata.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 15th 2014 at 3:06AM in News

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Black Friday boosts for Xbox One and PS4 in UK

Black Friday boosts for Xbox One and PS4 in UK

Sales of both next-gen consoles were up sharply week-on-week in the UK last week as retailers offered some great Black Friday deals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 11:39AM in News
Driveclub sales explode by more than 999% following Black Friday PS4 bundle offers

Driveclub sales explode by more than 999% following Black Friday PS4 bundle offers

Offers on games and consoles during last week’s Black Friday sales have seen a number of titles shoot back up the UK retail chart.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 1st 2014 at 10:10AM in News
Xbox One dominated Black Friday in US, report says, while Xbox 360 beat Wii U

Xbox One dominated Black Friday in US, report says, while Xbox 360 beat Wii U

Microsoft’s Xbox One was the big winner in the US throughout last Friday’s Black Friday sales, a brand agency claims.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 9:47AM in News
Violence and broken websites highlight the dark side of Black Friday

Violence and broken websites highlight the dark side of Black Friday

Police were last night reportedly called to a number of incidents involving disturbances as people queued for Black Friday store openings.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2014 at 9:41AM in News

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GAME announces £199.99 Wii U Black Friday bundle

GAME announces £199.99 Wii U Black Friday bundle

The hat-trick of Black Friday hardware bundles at GAME has been completed with a Wii U deal that will be available from midnight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 4:12PM in News
Now £299.99 DriveClub and Last of Us PS4 Black Friday bundle rumoured

Now £299.99 DriveClub and Last of Us PS4 Black Friday bundle rumoured

GAME has confirmed its £299.99 Xbox One hardware bundle for tonight’s Black Friday sale, and now it looks as if it might be joined by a PS4 one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 2:26PM in News
UPDATE: £300 four game Xbox One console bundle in GAME's Black Friday sale

UPDATE: £300 four game Xbox One console bundle in GAME's Black Friday sale

An Xbox One with four games will apparently feature as part of GAME’s Black Friday sale kicking off tonight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 12:22PM in News
GAME announces midnight openings for Black Friday

GAME announces midnight openings for Black Friday

Leading UK retailer GAME is taking the unusual step of opening over 300 of its stores at midnight on the night of Thursday November 27th for Black Friday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2014 at 11:47AM in News

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Report: Xbox tops hardware sales at Walmart, Target on Black Friday

Report: Xbox tops hardware sales at Walmart, Target on Black Friday

Xbox One and Xbox 360 were reportedly the top selling consoles at Target and Walmart during Black Friday, accounting for 61 per cent of hardware sales between the two retailers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 3:31AM in News
Game4u's Black Friday weekend sale is upon us

Game4u's Black Friday weekend sale is upon us

Game4u has kicked off its Black Friday sale on digital PC games, which will run from today (29th November) to 2nd December.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Nov 29th 2013 at 7:10AM in News
UK games retailers gear up for Black Friday

UK games retailers gear up for Black Friday

GAME and Green Man Gaming are joining Amazon in a bid to make Black Friday a UK event.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 28th 2013 at 3:41PM in News