Entries in 'gamestop' (56)

GameStop is closing its stores for Thanksgiving

GameStop is closing its stores for Thanksgiving

US High Street games retailer GameStop has confirmed that its stores will be closed on Thursday November 27th for Thanksgiving.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2014 at 9:02AM in News
Next-gen price wars continue as GameStop drops PS4 below £300

Next-gen price wars continue as GameStop drops PS4 below £300

The somewhat surprising UK next-gen price war has intensified with one major retailer dropping the PS4 to below £300.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2014 at 11:02AM in News
Walmart introduces pre-owned games to 1,700 US stores

Walmart introduces pre-owned games to 1,700 US stores

Pre-owned games are now available on the shelves of 1,700 of Walmart’s 4,800 US outlets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2014 at 4:22PM in News
GameStop adds to rewards programme, launches own-brand credit card

GameStop adds to rewards programme, launches own-brand credit card

US-based retailer GameStop has altered its rewards programme with a new wave of loyalty incentives.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 10:45AM in News

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GAME acquires GameStop's Spanish stores

GAME acquires GameStop's Spanish stores

UK-based retailer GAME has acquired some of the Spanish store portfolio of High Street rival GameStop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 3:02PM in News
GameStop cuts Xbox One Sunset Overdrive bundle to £309.97

GameStop cuts Xbox One Sunset Overdrive bundle to £309.97

£40 has been shaved off the price of the upcoming Xbox One Sunset Overdrive bundle by online retailer GameStop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2014 at 3:34PM in News
Games retail gets involved in the Ice Bucket Challenge

Games retail gets involved in the Ice Bucket Challenge

It turns out everyone in the games industry is getting buckets of ice cold water thrown over their heads.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 4:04PM in News
GameStop sales up 21.9% in Q2

GameStop sales up 21.9% in Q2

Global games retailer GameStop has reported a like-for-like sales increase of 21.9 per cent for the quarter ending August 2nd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 12:55PM in News

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GameStop to increase pre-owned trade-in credit, report claims

GameStop to increase pre-owned trade-in credit, report claims

Gamers will shortly receive more money for the games they trade in at GameStop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2014 at 11:00AM in News
Monopoly Legend of Zelda edition arrives next month

Monopoly Legend of Zelda edition arrives next month

Monopoly publisher USAopoly is creating a special Legend of Zelda-themed edition of the tabletop game set to release in September.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 4th 2014 at 1:47AM in News
GameStop: Only 40 per cent of our customers know about game trade program

GameStop: Only 40 per cent of our customers know about game trade program

Less than half of GameStop customers are aware of the store's trade-in program, president Tony Bartel has claimed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 28th 2014 at 3:01AM in News
PS4 Destiny bundle only available at GameStop in certain European countries

PS4 Destiny bundle only available at GameStop in certain European countries

The white PlayStation 4 and Destiny bundle will be available exclusively at GameStop in some countries in Europe.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 18th 2014 at 9:57AM in News

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GameStop: Majority of our digital revenue made at brick-and-mortar stores

GameStop: Majority of our digital revenue made at brick-and-mortar stores

Retailer GameStop has brought in significant digital revenue direct from its brick-and-mortar shops, company president Tony Bartel claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 16th 2014 at 8:08AM in News
Over 70% of Ubisoft's Season Passes are sold at retail

Over 70% of Ubisoft's Season Passes are sold at retail

GameStop has claimed that over 70 per cent of the Season passes Ubisoft sells for its games are sold on the High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2014 at 12:08PM in News
GameStop won't be part of creative process, says CEO

GameStop won't be part of creative process, says CEO

GameStop's Paul Raines has confirmed the retailer is exploring funding development of exclusive game content, though the CEO claims the firm would not involve itself in any form with the ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 10th 2014 at 6:50PM in News
GameStop wants in on development to improve pre-order exclusives

GameStop wants in on development to improve pre-order exclusives

Retailer GameStop wans to increase the amount of exclusive content it can offer customers who use it to pre-order games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2014 at 10:50AM in News

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GameStop plots UK loyalty programme

GameStop plots UK loyalty programme

Global retail giant GameStop told MCV this week that its UK website has seen ‘triple digit’ growth over the last few years.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 7th 2014 at 2:16PM in News
Meet games retail's answer to Iron Man

Meet games retail's answer to Iron Man

You take one step through the door at GameStop and your smartphone vibrates in your pocket.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 20th 2014 at 9:20AM in News
Meet the new-look MCV

Meet the new-look MCV

Regular readers of MCV magazine will notice a significant change from this week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 5th 2014 at 11:20AM in News
GameStop seeing 'stronger demand' for Xbox One since Kinect chop

GameStop seeing 'stronger demand' for Xbox One since Kinect chop

Retailer GameStop reckons that consumers have started showing more interest in Xbox One since Microsoft announced a cut-price Kinect-less SKU is on the way.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2014 at 9:07AM in News
Strong Q1 for GameStop thanks to next-gen success

Strong Q1 for GameStop thanks to next-gen success

Global games retailer GameStop has seen sales and earnings have shot up after an expectation-hitting Q1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2014 at 10:16AM in News
GameStop shifts focus from games, to close 120-130 stores

GameStop shifts focus from games, to close 120-130 stores

GameStop plans to increase its focus on “gaming-adjacent” fields while phasing out its reliance on video games, CEO Paul Raines has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 24th 2014 at 11:35PM in News
GameStop narrowly misses revenue estimates as Q4 like-for-likes climb 7.8%

GameStop narrowly misses revenue estimates as Q4 like-for-likes climb 7.8%

Global games retailer GameStop has reported a like-for-like sales increase of 7.8 per cent for the quarter ending February 1st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 12:55PM in News
GameStop wants to "restore the balance between physical and digital commerce"

GameStop wants to "restore the balance between physical and digital commerce"

GameStop has teamed up with IBM to launch what it calls the GameStop Technology Institute.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 3:45PM in News
GameStop hikes PlayStation Camera price as US shortages take hold

GameStop hikes PlayStation Camera price as US shortages take hold

The US arm of games retailer GameStop has added an extra $10 to the price of the PS4 Camera.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2014 at 11:02AM in News