Entries in 'Blockbuster' (108)

Number of High Street games stores drops, but still beats online and supermarkets

Number of High Street games stores drops, but still beats online and supermarkets

Online stores and supermarkets failed to capitalize on mass store closures in the UK last year, as High Street stores emerged as the biggest sellers of physical video games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 12th 2014 at 12:00AM in News
Blockbuster UK is not coming back, says owner

Blockbuster UK is not coming back, says owner

Rental and retail giant Blockbuster UK is still dead, says the company's US licence holder.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 1st 2014 at 8:48AM in News
UPDATED: Blockbuster is returning to UK High Streets

UPDATED: Blockbuster is returning to UK High Streets

UPDATE 3: Since posting this story, Blockbuster owner Dish Network has denied it has licensed the Blockbuster name to Crash.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 28th 2014 at 3:44PM in News
Most read stories of 2013: 1-10

Most read stories of 2013: 1-10

Bully 2 rumours and the creation of the FIFA series: the top ten stories of 2013. 

on Jan 1st 2014 at 1:00PM in News

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REVIEW OF THE YEAR: The fall of Blockbuster

REVIEW OF THE YEAR: The fall of Blockbuster

Last week, the High Street told MCV it feels 2014 will be a good year for video games retailing.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 1st 2014 at 9:00AM in News
Moorfields confirms Blockbuster closure

Moorfields confirms Blockbuster closure

As was exclusively revealed by MCV yesterday, all remaining Blockbuster stores will close next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 12:39PM in News
62 more Blockbuster stores to close and rentals suspended as end nears

62 more Blockbuster stores to close and rentals suspended as end nears

Administrators Moorfields Corporate Recovery has confirmed that another 62 Blockbuster stores are to close.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2013 at 10:45AM in News
All Blockbuster UK stores to shut down

All Blockbuster UK stores to shut down

Managers at UK Blockbusters stores have this morning been told that every outlet is to close, MCV has learned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2013 at 12:28PM in News

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Blockbuster suspends postal rentals and online store but trade-in credit still valid

Blockbuster suspends postal rentals and online store but trade-in credit still valid

More services have been shut down by struggling retailer Blockbuster.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2013 at 10:43AM in News
Blockbuster names 72 stores due for closure

Blockbuster names 72 stores due for closure

The names of the 72 Blockbuster stores set for closure have been revealed by administrators Moorfields Corporate Recovery.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 4:09PM in News
Blockbuster cuts a quarter of workforce as suppliers face up to big losses

Blockbuster cuts a quarter of workforce as suppliers face up to big losses

Administrators Moorfields Corporate Recovery has confirmed that 72 of Blockbuster’s 264 stores are to close.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 9:52AM in News
Blockbuster appoints administrator, parties interested in 'parts' of the business

Blockbuster appoints administrator, parties interested in 'parts' of the business

Moorfields Corporate Recovery has been officially appointed as the administrator of Blockbuster.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 12:34PM in News

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300 Blockbuster US stores to close as chain ceases all domestic operations

300 Blockbuster US stores to close as chain ceases all domestic operations

Blockbuster has announced it will effectively shut down in the US.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 7th 2013 at 6:20AM in News
Man stages Blockbuster megaphone protest to get PS4 refund

Man stages Blockbuster megaphone protest to get PS4 refund

One disgruntled Blockbuster customer took matters into his own hands when told he could not receive a refund for his PS4 pre-order.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2013 at 11:22AM in News
Blockbuster promises next-gen console pre-order refunds

Blockbuster promises next-gen console pre-order refunds

Troubled UK retailer Blockbuster WILL refund customers who have paid for PS4 or Xbox One pre-orders.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 9:13AM in News
Blockbuster won't honour PS4 or Xbox One pre-orders

Blockbuster won't honour PS4 or Xbox One pre-orders

Troubled retailer Blockbuster has confirmed that it will not be honouring PS4 or Xbox One pre-orders.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 4:36PM in News

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All 264 Blockbuster stores to continue trading as buyer is sought

All 264 Blockbuster stores to continue trading as buyer is sought

Blockbuster has said that all of its 264 UK stores will continue trading for the time being while a buyer for the chain is sought.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 1:48PM in News
Blockbuster to re-enter administration

Blockbuster to re-enter administration

Entertainment retailer Blockbuster is to enter administration for the second time in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 1:25PM in News
GTA V UK midnight launches balloon to almost 2,000

GTA V UK midnight launches balloon to almost 2,000

There will now be almost 2,000 stores opening on Monday night to herald the launch of Grand Theft Auto V.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 13th 2013 at 11:29AM in News
Get Grand Theft Auto V for free with Blockbuster trade-in deal

Get Grand Theft Auto V for free with Blockbuster trade-in deal

Blockbuster has revealed its own Grand Theft Auto V trade-in offer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2013 at 3:29PM in News
Blockbuster stocking free games mag Gamereactor

Blockbuster stocking free games mag Gamereactor

Blockbuster UK is the latest games retailer to back free specialist games magazine Gamereactor UK.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 10th 2013 at 2:55PM in News
Blockbuster: PS4 pre-orders "through the roof"

Blockbuster: PS4 pre-orders "through the roof"

Retailer Blockbuster has seen a sharp rise in PS4 orders following the events at E3 this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2013 at 9:15AM in News
Blockbuster backs Xbox One - despite rental block

Blockbuster backs Xbox One - despite rental block

UK rental and retail chain Blockbuster has said it is happy to support Microsoft's new console, even though it prevents the use of rented games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 10th 2013 at 3:37PM in News
Xbox One breaks pre-order records at Blockbuster

Xbox One breaks pre-order records at Blockbuster

The internet may have spent the majority of last week shouting loudly at Microsoft, but it seems that the view of the average consumer is far more positive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 28th 2013 at 12:10PM in News
Resurgent Blockbuster lands Django Unchained exclusivity

Resurgent Blockbuster lands Django Unchained exclusivity

Retailer Blockbuster hopes to take another step toward recovery with an exclusive deal on Quentin Tarantino’s latest DVD and Blu-ray release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2013 at 1:03PM in News