Entries in 'buy' (63)

Moore questions Guitar Hero strategy

Moore questions Guitar Hero strategy

Despite the vested interest his own company has in the music sector thanks to the Rock Band franchise, EA Sports boss Peter Moore has stated that the genre will face ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2009 at 11:43AM in News
US: Black WiiMote arriving Friday

US: Black WiiMote arriving Friday

Though the UK is still waiting to get its hands on anything other than the classic white Wii, North American consumers will from this Friday (October 16th) be able to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2009 at 3:34PM in News
Sony: 360 cut won’t change PS3 Slim plans

Sony: 360 cut won’t change PS3 Slim plans

Ahead of Microsoft’s confirmed Xbox 360 price cut announcement tomorrow, Sony has told MCV that it will not move forward the launch of PS3 Slim to compete with Microsoft’s ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2009 at 5:42PM in News
PlayStation video service detailed

PlayStation video service detailed

SCEE has confirmed that its long-awaited movies-on-demand service is heading to Europe, with the UK, France, Germany and Spain set to receive the service first of all, kicking off this ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2009 at 12:05PM in News

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No trade-in kiosks for Best Buy UK

No trade-in kiosks for Best Buy UK

Carphone Warehouse has told MCV that there are no plans to bring the trade-in  ‘vending machines’ seen in Best Buy US stores to the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2009 at 10:55AM in News
Nintendo: ‘No plans’ for UK Amazon WiiWare codes

Nintendo: ‘No plans’ for UK Amazon WiiWare codes

Amazon took its second big stride into the digital console content market earlier today with the introduction of WiiWare code sales through its US portal – but Nintendo has told ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2009 at 3:54PM in News
US: Job losses and wage cuts at Best Buy

US: Job losses and wage cuts at Best Buy

Best Buy has reportedly told staff of a slew of job losses and wage-cutting measures in North America as the leading electricals retailer aims to restructure in an effort to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2009 at 12:02PM in News

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Best Buy claims downturn will help UK invasion

Best Buy claims downturn will help UK invasion

Best Buy has insisted that its push into the UK market is well on track, that it is ready to ‘revolutionise’ the country’s retail landscape, and that global economic pressures ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2009 at 4:08PM in News
Could Microsoft buy OnLive?

Could Microsoft buy OnLive?

Guy de Beer, the CEO of cloud gaming company Playcast, has suggested that OnLive has not been designed to ever become a self-contained games service, but has instead been created ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2009 at 12:32PM in News
Currys to launch megastore chain

Currys to launch megastore chain

Currys parent DSGi will this week announce plans for a new set of Currys megastores, which will be very large format and designed to combat the arrival of US electrical ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2009 at 2:37PM in News
The Hut swoops for Zavvi.co.uk

The Hut swoops for Zavvi.co.uk

Online retail specialist The Hut has bought up the rights to Zavvi’s online identity and portal, MCV can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2009 at 10:46AM in News

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Best Buy confirms involuntary layoffs

Best Buy confirms involuntary layoffs

Leading US electronics retailer Best Buy has announced that a number of its staff at the firm’s Minneapolis HQ are set to lose their jobs as the retailer continues to ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2009 at 10:05AM in News