Entries in 'GAME' (173)

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
GAME offers Amazing Spider-Man 2 pre-order DLC bonus

GAME offers Amazing Spider-Man 2 pre-order DLC bonus

GAME is offering a DLC pre-order bonus with The Amazing Spider-Man 2 pre-orders.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Mar 4th 2014 at 12:17PM in News
GAME deserved to lose to the landlords, says analyst

GAME deserved to lose to the landlords, says analyst

A leading retail analyst has hailed the European Court’s decision to force GAME to pay £3m in unpaid rents.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 28th 2014 at 9:22AM in News
Epay: The rise of selling points cards

Epay: The rise of selling points cards

Epay regional director EMEA Jason Thompson talks us through the future of digital products on the High Street.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 27th 2014 at 5:09PM in News

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Free PS4s up for grabs in GAME/Thief 'locking-picking' events

Free PS4s up for grabs in GAME/Thief 'locking-picking' events

Square Enix has teamed up with GAME in a series of special PR events to herald the arrival of Thief.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 27th 2014 at 1:47PM in News
Portal: Uncooperative Cake Acquisition Game is a thing

Portal: Uncooperative Cake Acquisition Game is a thing

At New York Toy Fair, Cryptozoic Entertainment revealed the first look at its upcoming board game based on the Portal video game series.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Feb 25th 2014 at 4:14PM in News
UPDATE: GAME loses landmark landlords court case

UPDATE: GAME loses landmark landlords court case

Retailer GAME has lost its landmark legal battle against a consortium of landlords.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2014 at 11:10AM in News
GAME and Nintendo on the hunt for UK's best Pokemon player

GAME and Nintendo on the hunt for UK's best Pokemon player

The Nintendo Pokemon X and Pokemon Y Battle Tournament 2014 has been officially announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2014 at 11:45AM in News

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Activision and Tony Hawk working on new project

Activision and Tony Hawk working on new project

Tony Hawk is back. Well, he’s coming back, anyway, with talks between himself and Activision having been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2014 at 8:59AM in News
100 exclusive GAME Thief lock-ins up for grabs

100 exclusive GAME Thief lock-ins up for grabs

GAME and Sony have teamed up to offer 100 exclusive store lock-ins with upcoming release Thief.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2014 at 12:20PM in News
UPDATED: GAME no longer offering Titanfall beta codes with pre-orders

UPDATED: GAME no longer offering Titanfall beta codes with pre-orders

UPDATE: GAME has also informed MCV that customers who pre-order Titanfall from the retailer will no longer receive beta codes.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 14th 2014 at 12:59PM in News
Read our exclusive interview with Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick in the latest MCV

Read our exclusive interview with Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick in the latest MCV

From the battle between GAME and CEX, to Evolve-maker Turtle Rock going it along without Valve, we've got it all covered in the latest MCV.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 14th 2014 at 12:00PM in News

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GAME is selling 'pheromone fuelled underwear' for Valentine's

GAME is selling 'pheromone fuelled underwear' for Valentine's

First there was the Christmas Tinner. Now GAME is selling pants.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2014 at 10:24AM in News
GAMEtronics: Battle of the CEXes

GAMEtronics: Battle of the CEXes

The two biggest video game retail chains are going to war on the High Street.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 13th 2014 at 9:29AM in News
GAME unpaid rent lawsuit is 'only' £3m

GAME unpaid rent lawsuit is 'only' £3m

The figure GAME may have to pay if it loses its court case with its landlords is £3m, not the ‘tens of millions’ as originally reported in the national press ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 12th 2014 at 7:31PM in News
Radiohead release experimental smartphone game

Radiohead release experimental smartphone game

UK despair specialists Radiohead have released what is described as “an experimental mobile game” on iOS and Android.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2014 at 10:24AM in News

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Landlords consortium taking GAME to court

Landlords consortium taking GAME to court

GAME is being taken to the Court of Appeal by a number of the country’s largest property companies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2014 at 1:27PM in News
GAMEtronics stores open today, will stock some new products

GAMEtronics stores open today, will stock some new products

GAME's new stores open their doors today, MCV can reveal, and the firm says the outlets will stock a range of 'new products'.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 7th 2014 at 11:07AM in News
UPDATE: Physical release for FIFA World Cup game on PS3 and Xbox 360

UPDATE: Physical release for FIFA World Cup game on PS3 and Xbox 360

EA has at last announced EA Sports 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2014 at 2:15PM in News
GAME to open pre-owned only stores

GAME to open pre-owned only stores

GAME will re-develop two of its stores so that primarily focuses on pre-owned products, namely electronics.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 5th 2014 at 4:14PM in News
Hedge fund specialist takes 99% stake in GAME ahead of flotation

Hedge fund specialist takes 99% stake in GAME ahead of flotation

Elliott Advisors, a US hedge fund specialist, has amassed a 99 per cent stake in Game Retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
PS4 games outselling Xbox One by 3-to-1 on Play.com

PS4 games outselling Xbox One by 3-to-1 on Play.com

Sales of PS4 software are beating sales of games for rival Xbox One by a ratio of 3-to-1 ok Rakuten’s Play.com.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 9:55AM in News
Xbox One software attach ratio down compared to 360, EA claims

Xbox One software attach ratio down compared to 360, EA claims

EA has revealed that the software attach ratio (the number of games bought per console sold) for Xbox One is down compared to Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2014 at 1:21PM in News
GAME ups entertainment market share

GAME ups entertainment market share

Retailer GAME increased its share of the UK entertainment market by 2.3 per cent year-on-year for the 12 weeks ending December 22nd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
VIDEO: New trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2

VIDEO: New trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Activision has released a new teaser video for the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 3:14PM in News