Entries in 'christmas' (37)

Call of Duty: Black Ops III is the 2015 Christmas No.1

Call of Duty: Black Ops III is the 2015 Christmas No.1

The latest Call of Duty doggedly refuses to abide by the established narrative of decline, with Black Ops III claiming this year’s Christmas No.1 title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 21st 2015 at 12:46PM in News
GAME's Christmas campaign has kicked off

GAME's Christmas campaign has kicked off

It’s not even November but retailer GAME has hit go on its Christmas marketing campaign.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2015 at 9:40AM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas supplement returns next month

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas supplement returns next month

If you want to know how to maximise your opportunity at retail this Q4, MCV’s 12 Games of Christmas has the answer.

on Oct 5th 2015 at 2:23PM in News
What are the biggest accessories of Christmas 2015?

What are the biggest accessories of Christmas 2015?

2015’s Q4 looks to be one of the biggest in years for retailers, as a packed release schedule drives up sales.

on Sep 28th 2015 at 9:12AM in News

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Amazon claimed a quarter of all Christmas games, music and video sales

Amazon claimed a quarter of all Christmas games, music and video sales

Kantar Worldpanel data has revealed the extent of Amazon’s dominance of the UK Christmas entertainment market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2015 at 10:04AM in News
GameStop enjoys bumper Christmas but expects Q4 sales to fall

GameStop enjoys bumper Christmas but expects Q4 sales to fall

Like-for-like sales in December grew 4.4 per cent at retailer GameStop, although total numbers for the nine weeks ending January 3rd were down year-on-year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 9:57AM in News
Merry Christmas from MCV

Merry Christmas from MCV

With the final hours and minutes having trudged by like an asthmatic slug slowly forcing its way through a large treacle spillage, the time has come for MCV to say ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 23rd 2014 at 11:12AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to gaming stocking fillers

Margin Makers: Guide to gaming stocking fillers

With the holiday season just around the corner, MCV looks at the best stocking-sized gifts to make gamers’ Christmas wishes come true

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 10th 2014 at 10:15AM in News

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GTA V tops GameStop customers' Christmas wish lists

GTA V tops GameStop customers' Christmas wish lists

A survey of GameStop PowerUp Rewards members in the US has found that Grand Theft Auto V features on more Christmas lists this year than any other game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 3:30PM in News
UK games industry splashes £107m on marketing this Christmas

UK games industry splashes £107m on marketing this Christmas

The UK games industry is spending a huge £107m on marketing this Q4.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 7th 2014 at 10:05AM in News
Gaming-themed Christmas jumpers hitting UK retail this year

Gaming-themed Christmas jumpers hitting UK retail this year

Merchandise firm Numskull is bringing a touch of retro to this year's festive season, with a new range of gaming-themed jumpers.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 6th 2014 at 10:07AM in News
GAME kicks off its Christmas marketing campaign

GAME kicks off its Christmas marketing campaign

‘It’s GAME Season’ – that’s the marketing line for this year’s Christmas marketing drive from retailer GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2014 at 2:57PM in News

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Games Industry Christmas Quiz

Games Industry Christmas Quiz

In Events Dec 2nd 2014 - Dec 2nd 2014 in London

Develop and MCV will be joining forces to host the ultimate pub quiz this Christmas – and the whole UK games industry is invited.

MCV's Q4 2014 accessories guide

MCV's Q4 2014 accessories guide

MCV takes a look at some of the accessories and peripherals making their way to retail this Q4

on Oct 3rd 2014 at 2:41PM in News
What accessories will consumers be looking for this Christmas?

What accessories will consumers be looking for this Christmas?

Christmas is three months away, and retailers need to be prepared for the influx of consumers looking for accessories and peripherals.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 12:45PM in News
PS4 and Xbox One help Argos smash festive records

PS4 and Xbox One help Argos smash festive records

Catalogue retailer Argos posted its best Christmas results in a decade with the help of video games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2014 at 10:38AM in News

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GAME tops UK retail Christmas league table

GAME tops UK retail Christmas league table

OC&C Strategy Consultants’ Christmas 2013 league table has named GAME and the UK’s big High Street winner.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2014 at 2:43PM in News
GAME sales up 90% over Christmas

GAME sales up 90% over Christmas

Like-for-like sales at the UK’s leading video games retailer GAME grew 90 per cent year-on-year for the six weeks ending January 4th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2014 at 9:56AM in News
Multichannel sales surge as GameStop reports festive growth

Multichannel sales surge as GameStop reports festive growth

GameStop has reported like-for-like sales growth of 10.2 per cent for the nine weeks ending January 4th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 2:45PM in News
It's not finished and had no marketing - yet DayZ wins Xmas sales race

It's not finished and had no marketing - yet DayZ wins Xmas sales race

The biggest game of Christmas was released on just one platform, had no marketing and it isn’t even finished yet.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 10th 2014 at 10:25AM in News
Nintendo dominates Japan's Christmas software sales

Nintendo dominates Japan's Christmas software sales

It was certainly a Merry Christmas for Nintendo in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 1:33PM in News
FIFA rules New Year and Christmas charts

FIFA rules New Year and Christmas charts

The FIFA 14 comeback is complete, as EA's football title is Christmas and New Year No.1.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 30th 2013 at 5:20PM in News
Grand Theft Auto V tops parental Christmas blacklist

Grand Theft Auto V tops parental Christmas blacklist

Rockstar’s phenomenally successful Grand Theft Auto V has been named as the game parents would least like their kids to receive this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 19th 2013 at 9:58AM in News
Play.com predicts Wii U dominance this Christmas

Play.com predicts Wii U dominance this Christmas

Play.com owner Rakuten has claimed that Nintendo’s Wii U has seen a 75 per cent sales spike in October.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2013 at 9:53AM in News