Entries in 'GAME' (156)

Console and PC game revenues to decline by 12% by 2019

Console and PC game revenues to decline by 12% by 2019

The growth of mobile gaming will erode the console and PC games market by 12 per cent over the next five years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 4:06PM in News
GAME hosts Destiny early access tour

GAME hosts Destiny early access tour

UK GAME stores will give those awaiting Destiny the chance to play Bungie’s online multiplayer shooter early.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2014 at 11:37AM in News
Alien: Isolation's DLC will be made available to all eventually

Alien: Isolation's DLC will be made available to all eventually

The recently announced original Alien film DLC for Sega's Alien: Isolation will be available to all owners of the game at some point in the future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2014 at 9:39AM in News
Games retail fights back

Games retail fights back

Back in 2007 – at the start of the last console generation – there were over 1,000 video game specialists on the High Street. 1,070 to be precise.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 10th 2014 at 9:41AM in News

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GAME giving away free downloadable Charizard for Pokemon X and Y

GAME giving away free downloadable Charizard for Pokemon X and Y

The Pokemon Company has teamed up with GAME once again to give gamers a free downloadable character.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 10th 2014 at 9:06AM in News
Early Access games arrive at retail with boxed release for Planetary Annihilation

Early Access games arrive at retail with boxed release for Planetary Annihilation

Kickstarted strategy title Planetary Annihilation is now available to buy at GAME – despite the fact it’s still in development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2014 at 11:44AM in News
GAME exclusive Ghost Recon Phantoms retail SKU arrives

GAME exclusive Ghost Recon Phantoms retail SKU arrives

A retail version of free-to-play PC shooter Ghost Recon Phantoms is now available exclusively from GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 12:26PM in News
Tribunal rules against Deloitte, awards multi-million payout to former Comet workers

Tribunal rules against Deloitte, awards multi-million payout to former Comet workers

Thousands of former employees at collapsed retailer have been awarded damages by an employment tribunal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2014 at 1:22PM in News

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GAME unveils 'English Brazilian' World Cup competition

GAME unveils 'English Brazilian' World Cup competition

Fancy a free console? Then it’s yours for the bargain price of just your personal pride and some physical pain.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2014 at 2:04PM in News
GAME arrives on the London Stock Exchange

GAME arrives on the London Stock Exchange

UPDATE: GAME has contacted MCV with two points of clarification:

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2014 at 9:51AM in News
Gibbs: GAME IPO is great news for suppliers

Gibbs: GAME IPO is great news for suppliers

Amid uncertainty in the games market, GAME has decided it is time to float on the stock market once again. Risky?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 23rd 2014 at 9:42AM in News
Apple Stores fall from 1st to 13th in Which favourite retailers survey

Apple Stores fall from 1st to 13th in Which favourite retailers survey

UK consumers are apparently falling out of love with Apple Stores over accusations of poor customer service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 21st 2014 at 11:19AM in News

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Buy something at GAME for a chance to get some 'virtual loyalty shares'

Buy something at GAME for a chance to get some 'virtual loyalty shares'

We’re used to retailers giving away free store credit, but virtual shares? That’s a new one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2014 at 9:41AM in News
300 midnight openings planned for Watch Dogs at GAME

300 midnight openings planned for Watch Dogs at GAME

GAME has confirmed that over 300 stores will open their doors on midnight on the night of Monday May 26th for the launch of Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2014 at 3:45PM in News
GAME declares intention to float on stock exchange

GAME declares intention to float on stock exchange

UK retailer GAME has finally confirmed what has been on the cards for months – it’s going to float itself on the stock exchange.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2014 at 9:03AM in News
Free downloadable Pokemon game announced; Championships character giveaway confirmed

Free downloadable Pokemon game announced; Championships character giveaway confirmed

A free Pokemon game called The Band of Thieves & 1000 Pokemon is on the way to 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2014 at 11:34AM in News

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GAME offering next-gen trade-in deals this bank holiday weekend

GAME offering next-gen trade-in deals this bank holiday weekend

A bank holiday trade-in deal at GAME is offering either PS4 or Xbox One at a discount.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 9:28AM in News
Free Wii U game offered with Mario Kart 8

Free Wii U game offered with Mario Kart 8

Nintendo is offering a free game from a selection of ten to anyone who buys and registers a copy of Mario Kart 8 Limited Edition.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 1:09PM in News
GAME details 300 midnight openings for Watch Dogs

GAME details 300 midnight openings for Watch Dogs

Over 300 GAME stores will be opening at midnight and early in the morning to hail the launch of Watch Dogs.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 29th 2014 at 11:38AM in News
Exclusive Destiny freebie for GAME customers

Exclusive Destiny freebie for GAME customers

GAME is currently going big on promoting an exclusive Destiny item available only to those who pre-order the Bungie title from the retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2014 at 2:53PM in News
Pre-owned Xbox One available for £299

Pre-owned Xbox One available for £299

The Xbox One price war rages on as GAME has become the first retailer to break the sub-£300 barrier (pre-owned, at least).

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 23rd 2014 at 5:44PM in News
GAME to close its Xbox store

GAME to close its Xbox store

The Xbox shop in London closes this month, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 16th 2014 at 2:12PM in News
MCV AWARDS 2014: GAME celebrates double victory

MCV AWARDS 2014: GAME celebrates double victory

The resurgence of GAME continued last night as the retailer took home two prizes at the MCV Awards.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 11th 2014 at 10:19AM in News
MCV AWARDS 2014: Sony sweeps the board

MCV AWARDS 2014: Sony sweeps the board

PlayStation dominated the MCV Awards 2014, collecting eight prizes including the prestigious Grand Prix.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 10th 2014 at 11:00PM in News
VIDEO: Scrapped Star wars Darth Maul game spotted

VIDEO: Scrapped Star wars Darth Maul game spotted

LucasArts, prior to its closure last year, was working on a Star Wars game starring Sith Lord Darth maul.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2014 at 11:57AM in News