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The age of excess is clearly over. UK games firms are spending £99m on advertising this Christmas, MCV can reveal.
Retailer GAME has announced the return of its 99p Play Now Trade Later scheme – and this time it is available through its website.
Retailers have praised publishers for daring to release titles outside of the traditional Q4 sales bonanza.
British gamers spent nearly £100m on pre-owned software during Q4 2011.
Sometimes the games industry can get too caught up in willy waving with other forms of entertainment.
Where are OUR summer blockbusters? That's the question being asked by games retail bosses this week as the UK games market slumped to a new low.
With the doom-mongers continuing the circle, THQ has announced that it expects Q4 sales to exceed expectations.
The growth of the digital games market may typically be seen as the biggest threat to retail, but is the cramped Q4 release schedule in reality a bigger burden?
Mamma Mia – here they go again. Ubisoft has just confirmed it's added an Abba dancing game to its roster of licensed music titles.
The tools are in place to ensure 3DS has a very merry Christmas, says Nintendo.
Prehistoric monsters will be competing with some of the biggest names in games this Q4.
Global games retail giant GameStop has reported a 3.4 per cent like-for-like sales boost for the nine weeks ending January 1st.
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 ...
This is the quarter where the UK games industry finally turns things around – and publishers and retailers are splashing the cash to make sure of it.
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 ...
Sega expects to emerge from its period of new release slumber by scoring four chart hits ahead of Christmas.
A new Neverwinter game is in the works for PC and is expected to hit store shelves in Q4 2011.
Combat of Giants will make its Wii debut this November with Dinosaurs Strike, Ubisoft announced at Gamescom today.
A report filed by the House of Representatives’ clerk’s office in the US shows that trade body The Entertainment Software Association spent a whopping $1,208,000 on lobbying in Q4 2009.
US retailer Blockbuster has posted some disturbing numbers for its most recent financial quarter, with Q4 net losses at the company hitting $434.9m – up on the already savage $359.8m ...
The days of cramming all your key releases into the lucrative Q4 release window are over, according to SCEA boss Jack Tretton.
Grainger Games claims it can pinch market share from established High Street chains in its key territories this Christmas.