Entries in 'pre-owned' (51)
A site that offers an online comparison of the video game trade-in prices offered by a number of UK retailers has gone live.
Develop Ready at Dawn has accused games retail and the pre-owned sector of cheating not only developers but also consumers.
Amazon is using the prospect of a free copy of Grand Theft Auto V to market a new trade-in offer online.
The Federation of German Consumer Organisations hopes to have Steam in court by the end of the year.
Just six months ago, the games industry feared HMV would abandon video games.
Gamers around the world want to be able to buy and sell their digital games.
One of the founding members of the games industry has blasted Microsoft for its handling of the Xbox One reveal.
Gamers can now trade-in physical Xbox and PlayStation games at online retailer Green Man Gaming.
PlayStation has vowed not to risk damaging the ‘fragile’ UK retail market with new business models.
EA Sports boss Andrew Wilson says that the firm ditched online pass because it damaged the games.
Spirited Nintendo America boss Reggie Fils-Aime has said that there’s a very simply solution to the ‘problem’ of pre-owned – make better games.
Former Epic dev and the self-professed “Tony Stark of video games” Cliff Bleszinski has argued the case for Xbox One DRM.
Those hoping for a swift U-turn from Microsoft look set for disappointment.
Sony’s pro pre-owned stance is the talk of E3. But should we be holding back on the celebrations?
The Xbox One is a market-changing system. And consumers don’t like change.
The boss of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has hinted that Sony chose to support the pre-owned market in an effort to protect retail.
Outspoken exec Peter Moore has insisted that it did not lobby Microsoft to introduce pre-owned restrictions with Xbox One.
One of Microsoft's most high-profile Xbox One publishing partners has still not been briefed on Microsoft's pre-owned DRM.
The PS4 will share the PS3's ability for publishers to lock certain content behind a paywall.
This is sure to go down as a notable moment in E3 history.
Most consumers know that when buying a new game they’ll get a good chunk of the cost back if they trade it in within two weeks.
We've asked. They've not answered.
Microsoft’s statement about pre-owned licences on Xbox One last night has sent a shiver up the back of indie retailers.
The industry could be on the verge of an unprecedented standoff between retailers and platform holders.
Make no mistake about it – what you saw last night was a retreat from Microsoft.