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Retailer Tesco has reported UK like-for-like sales growth of 0.6 per cent for the six weeks ending January 8th 2011.
The GAME Group has reported a total sales decline of 12.3 per cent for the 49 weeks ending January 8th in the UK and Ireland.
A bumper Christmas that saw non-food sales grow at three times the rate as groceries has lead Sainsbury's to declare that it is “one of the fastest entertainment retailers”.
Global games retail giant GameStop has reported a 3.4 per cent like-for-like sales boost for the nine weeks ending January 1st.
Entertainment giant HMV is facing troubling times as the chain revealed that it is to close 60 stores (including some Waterstones bookshops) over the next 12 months.
As was predicted by pretty much everybody last week, Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops has been named as the UK's official Christmas Number One video game.
With just two days of selling left in Chart-Track's current sales week, any title hoping to capture one of the year's most coveted sales crowns has its work cut out ...
The biggest retailers on the web are expected to take a quarter of all Christmas spending this year.
Both GAME and Gamestation are offering customers and extra 20 per cent on their normal trade-in price for anyone who hands over their old hardware between today (November 26th) and ...
The annual hype for Doctor Who is sure to boost the Wii/DS tie-in games this Christmas, says Koch.
Despite the poor performance from Tony Hawk’s Shred so far at retail, the key Christmas period could yet bring success to the title, Activision has claimed.
Any hopes of 3D TV being high on consumer’s Christmas wish lists this year appear to have vanished as a new survey suggests that the appetite for the technology in ...
The 2010 stock allocation for Kinect is just days away from running out, Microsoft has warned US consumers.
The GAME Group has launched two mammoth Christmas campaigns that aim to attract all possible types of gamer.
Bookmaker Paddy Power has opened the betting on the race to be the UK’s official Christmas No.1 video game, and the early favourite is perhaps not surprisingly Activision’s Call of ...
Members of the winning team at the MCV/Xbox 360 Christmas Quiz will each receive the most talked about new product of the year, Kinect.
It may be over a month and a half away, but HMV is already preparing to pull in extra customers in time for Christmas.
Despite the sharp drop in sales that Wii has endured throughout 2010, US analyst Michael Pachter still expects Nintendo’s machine to be the best selling home console over the crucial ...
Forget superstar endorsements – Nintendo has made real consumers the star of its latest ad campaign.
Sony has shocked the industry by announcing that long-awaited racer Gran Turismo 5 will miss its proposed November 3rd release date in Europe. It has also been delayed in North ...
Christmas can be a dark time for games.
In a frank statement to investors, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has admitted that Wii really has to perform in the marketplace this Christmas if the platform holder is to emerge ...
Platform holder Nintendo has lined up a string of family-friendly faces to promote its wares in the UK this Q4.
Jedward could star in a £250,000 marketing campaign for Nintendo this Christmas.