Entries in 'Retail' (352)

Amazon boasts of record Black Friday sales for its Fire and Echo devices

Amazon boasts of record Black Friday sales for its Fire and Echo devices

The own-brand devices of the internet’s largest retailer had a bumper Black Friday weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2016 at 10:23AM in News
Koch Media on its Superindie distribution label and the state of the indie retail sector

Koch Media on its Superindie distribution label and the state of the indie retail sector

Only 4.7 per cent of UK physical sales of games are generated through indie retailers, according to Kantar Worldpanel’s annual survey.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Nov 28th 2016 at 1:12PM in News
GAME's COO Guy Lister talks Black Friday

GAME's COO Guy Lister talks Black Friday

MCV speaks to GAME COO Guy Lister about how the High Street firm is approaching Black Friday this year and how the sales event has affected retail

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 24th 2016 at 11:15AM in News

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'Black Friday is the worst thing to happen to retail'

'Black Friday is the worst thing to happen to retail'

The Black Friday sales event has had a deeply negative effect on games retail.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 24th 2016 at 10:45AM in News
Pokemon Sun and Moon pre-orders set five-year high for GameStop

Pokemon Sun and Moon pre-orders set five-year high for GameStop

GameStop has said that Pokemon Sun and Moon has been its best performing game of 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 9:37AM in News
eBay promoting NES Classic scalping in the US

eBay promoting NES Classic scalping in the US

Online auction giant eBay is encouraging owners of Nintendo’s NES Classic to sell the machine on its site for a big profit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Titanfall 2 price slashed by over 50%

Titanfall 2 price slashed by over 50%

The slow sales of EA’s Titanfall 2 have led to a big price cut for the title less than a month after release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2016 at 9:53AM in News

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Compatible Xbox 360 games re-released in Xbox One boxes

Compatible Xbox 360 games re-released in Xbox One boxes

Microsoft is making the most of its market-leading backwards compatibility feature by delving into its Xbox 360 back catalogue.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2016 at 9:44AM in News
Report points to £199.99 and £249.99 Nintendo Switch launch price

Report points to £199.99 and £249.99 Nintendo Switch launch price

The Nintendo Switch will be priced at £199.99 for the entry-level SKU in the UK, it has been claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
The NES Classic Mini is in short supply

The NES Classic Mini is in short supply

It’s not just the PS4 Pro that has had a storming week on the UK High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2016 at 10:10AM in News

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GAME is opening WHSmith concessions

GAME is opening WHSmith concessions

Some branches of WHSmith will soon play host to a number of new GAME concession stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2016 at 11:19AM in News
The PS4 Pro is finally here

The PS4 Pro is finally here

Today’s the day that the traditional console model dies and is reborn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
£280 Mass Effect Andromeda Collector's Edition includes RC Nomad

£280 Mass Effect Andromeda Collector's Edition includes RC Nomad

The top-end Mass Effect Andromeda SKU will include a remote control version of the game’s Mako-like Nomad explorer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2016 at 9:55AM in News

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Retailers: Third party Switch support impresses, but what about the price?

Retailers: Third party Switch support impresses, but what about the price?

An interesting design and seemingly extensive third party support has got retail excited about the Nintendo Switch, but big questions remain after the platform holder’s initial reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2016 at 10:19AM in News
More giant stores planned as GAME targets ten 'arenas'

More giant stores planned as GAME targets ten 'arenas'

Ten more video game arenas will pop up in GAME stores across the country, the firm has confirmed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2016 at 11:22AM in News
'Nintendo NX will be a major event' says GAME

'Nintendo NX will be a major event' says GAME

GAME boss Martyn Gibbs says Nintendo’s comeback next year will be a ‘major event’.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2016 at 11:05AM in News
GAME prepares trade-in push around PS4 Pro and Scorpio

GAME prepares trade-in push around PS4 Pro and Scorpio

Mid-cycle console upgrades will be a boon for specialist retail, says GAME.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2016 at 10:57AM in News
GAME dismisses cash concerns ahead of crucial Q4

GAME dismisses cash concerns ahead of crucial Q4

Troubled UK retailer GAME has brushed off concerns over its finances, telling MCV it has the money to do ‘the most significant console launches you could ever imagine’.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2016 at 10:31AM in News
Sonic Mania Collector's Edition is coming to the UK

Sonic Mania Collector's Edition is coming to the UK

UK and European gamers who feared they might miss out on the retro-tastic Collector’s Edition of Sonic Mania are in for some good news.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2016 at 3:32PM in News
PlayStation VR pre-orders in the "hundreds of thousands" as stock runs dry

PlayStation VR pre-orders in the "hundreds of thousands" as stock runs dry

Supplies of the PlayStation VR are running incredibly short after what Sony has described as sales totalling the “hundreds of thousands”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2016 at 1:35PM in News