Entries in 'Retail' (387)

Global investment firm KKR eying The Hut stake

Global investment firm KKR eying The Hut stake

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is reportedly preparing a move to grab a 20 per cent stake in retailer The Hut.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 11:24AM in News
The Banner Saga: Collector's Edition coming to UK retail

The Banner Saga: Collector's Edition coming to UK retail

A boxed Collector’s Edition of indie hit The Banner Saga will be coming to UK retail on July 25th.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 18th 2014 at 9:07AM in News
GAME hosts Destiny early access tour

GAME hosts Destiny early access tour

UK GAME stores will give those awaiting Destiny the chance to play Bungie’s online multiplayer shooter early.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2014 at 11:37AM in News
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

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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
Sold Out warns indies not to ignore traditional market

Sold Out warns indies not to ignore traditional market

Publishing label Sold Out has told indies they shouldn’t ignore the opportunities that remain available in the traditional boxed market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2014 at 11:28AM in News
FTC sues Amazon over in-app payments

FTC sues Amazon over in-app payments

The US government is taking Amazon to court over its refusal to abide by FTC suggestions regarding in-app payment policy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2014 at 3:23PM in News
Alien: Isolation's DLC will be made available to all eventually

Alien: Isolation's DLC will be made available to all eventually

The recently announced original Alien film DLC for Sega's Alien: Isolation will be available to all owners of the game at some point in the future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2014 at 9:39AM in News

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Games retail fights back

Games retail fights back

Back in 2007 – at the start of the last console generation – there were over 1,000 video game specialists on the High Street. 1,070 to be precise.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 10th 2014 at 9:41AM 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
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
Future of games retail revealed at new London conference

Future of games retail revealed at new London conference

MCV has launched a brand new event for video games retailers – Games Retail 2020.

on Jul 3rd 2014 at 10:00AM in News

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Appstore Developer Select programme arrives on Amazon UK

Appstore Developer Select programme arrives on Amazon UK

Amazon has launched its Appstore Developer Select programme in the UK, Germany, France and Spain.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 1st 2014 at 3:09PM in News
Early Access games arrive at retail with boxed release for Planetary Annihilation

Early Access games arrive at retail with boxed release for Planetary Annihilation

Kickstarted strategy title Planetary Annihilation is now available to buy at GAME – despite the fact it’s still in development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2014 at 11:44AM in News
Goat Simulator North American distribution rights acquired by Deep Silver

Goat Simulator North American distribution rights acquired by Deep Silver

Deep Silver has picked up the North American retail distribution rights for downloadable PC hit Goat Simulator, the publisher has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 30th 2014 at 1:48AM in News
GAME exclusive Ghost Recon Phantoms retail SKU arrives

GAME exclusive Ghost Recon Phantoms retail SKU arrives

A retail version of free-to-play PC shooter Ghost Recon Phantoms is now available exclusively from GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 12:26PM in News

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Amiibo pre-orders available at £12.85 each

Amiibo pre-orders available at £12.85 each

Retailer ShopTo has started taking pre-orders for Nintendo’s Amiibo figures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2014 at 1:17PM in News
GAME Wallet adds new digital payment options

GAME Wallet adds new digital payment options

Reward Card points and Gift Card credit can now be combined in the GAME Reward app.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2014 at 10:40AM in News
Kantar: Pre-owned games offer an average £4.40 saving over new

Kantar: Pre-owned games offer an average £4.40 saving over new

Kantar Worldpanel consumer insight analyst Jules Williams examines the opportunities and challenges involved in this lucrative market...

on Jun 25th 2014 at 10:09AM in News
GOG: Gamers are not criminals and do not need DRM

GOG: Gamers are not criminals and do not need DRM

The video games industry should follow in the footsteps of the music sector and rid itself of digital rights management (DRM).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2014 at 3:48PM in News
Amazon's 'shopping machine' Fire Phone criticised

Amazon's 'shopping machine' Fire Phone criticised

Despite expanding on the successes it has enjoyed with the Kindle, Kindle Fire and potentially promising Fire TV, Amazon’s new Fire Phone has been criticised by some analysts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2014 at 1:28PM in News
'World's largest games collection' sells for $750k

'World's largest games collection' sells for $750k

Michael Thomasson’s officially recognised ‘world’s largest games collection’ has sold for $750,250 (£442k).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2014 at 10:09AM in News
Tribunal rules against Deloitte, awards multi-million payout to former Comet workers

Tribunal rules against Deloitte, awards multi-million payout to former Comet workers

Thousands of former employees at collapsed retailer have been awarded damages by an employment tribunal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2014 at 1:22PM in News
GAME unveils 'English Brazilian' World Cup competition

GAME unveils 'English Brazilian' World Cup competition

Fancy a free console? Then it’s yours for the bargain price of just your personal pride and some physical pain.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2014 at 2:04PM in News
GAME arrives on the London Stock Exchange

GAME arrives on the London Stock Exchange

UPDATE: GAME has contacted MCV with two points of clarification:

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2014 at 9:51AM in News