Entries in 'Retail' (184)

Killing Floor 2 arriving on Xbox One on August 29th

Killing Floor 2 arriving on Xbox One on August 29th

Tripwire Interactive, Deep Silver and Iceberg Interactive have announced its survival shooter Killing Floor 2 will be coming to Xbox One on August 29th, and will have Xbox One X ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 26th 2017 at 11:50AM in News
GameSeek launches UK's first specialist toy marketplace

GameSeek launches UK's first specialist toy marketplace

Games retailer GameSeek has announced it will launch a brand-new online marketplace for toys in September, making it the UK's first specialist toy marketplace where users can not only buy ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 14th 2017 at 12:14PM in News
The Escapists 2 gets boxed PS4 and Xbox One release on August 22nd

The Escapists 2 gets boxed PS4 and Xbox One release on August 22nd

The Escapists 2 will arrive on PS4, Xbox One and PC on August 22nd, publisher Team17 has announced, with a Switch version following at a later date.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 11th 2017 at 2:00PM in News
White Day

PQube talks White Day and South Korea's new school of horror

Originally released back in 2001, South Korean horror title White Day: A Labyrinth Named School is finally heading to European retail on August 4th courtesy of PQube. We talk to ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 6th 2017 at 11:30AM in News

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Radiant Historia

Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology top Japanese charts despite fall in 3DS sales

Atlus' time-travelling RPG Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology for the 3DS has gone straight in at No.1 in the Japanese weekly chart, according to the latest figures from Famitsu, ending the ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 6th 2017 at 10:31AM in News
Amazon clamps down on SNES Mini bulk buyers

Amazon clamps down on SNES Mini bulk buyers

People hoping to make financial gain from the expected scarcity of Nintendo's upcoming SNES Mini have been dealt a blow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2017 at 9:57AM in News
Switch hits 1m sales in Japan after 17 weeks

Switch hits 1m sales in Japan after 17 weeks

After 17 weeks on shop shelves, the Nintendo Switch has finally hit one million sales in Japan, according to the latest figures from Famitsu. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 30th 2017 at 2:27PM in News
Consumer demand for Switch has 'surpassed' Nintendo's worldwide estimates

Consumer demand for Switch has 'surpassed' Nintendo's worldwide estimates

This morning, GAME cited "lower than expected" supply of the Nintendo Switch as a key contributor toward its revised sales outlook, but Nintendo has reassured MCV that the platform holder ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 30th 2017 at 2:20PM in News

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SmartBoy

PQube to bring SmartBoy phone accessory to European retail

PQube has teamed up with LA-based hardware development company Hyperkin to bring the SmartBoy mobile phone accessory to European retail through the Samsung Mobile Accessory Partnership Program. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 29th 2017 at 10:43AM in News
Inside Limbo Double Pack

Inside/Limbo Double Pack heading to retail thanks to 505 Games

Playdead's award-winning platformers Limbo and Inside are coming to retail in a special double pack courtesy of 505 Games, the publisher has announced. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 28th 2017 at 3:23PM in News
Microsoft explains Xbox One X's £449 price

Microsoft explains Xbox One X's £449 price

There has been much debate about Microsoft's decision to price the Xbox One X at £449 ($499 in the US).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2017 at 10:19AM in News
G2A claims Business Insider Innovation award

G2A claims Business Insider Innovation award

Business Insider has apparently handed its Innovation Initiator award to controversial key reseller G2A.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2017 at 10:41AM in News

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The Escapists 2

The Escapists 2 to break into retail this summer thanks to Sold Out and Team17

Boxed specialist Sold Out is partnering with Team17 to bring The Escapists 2 to retail, the publisher has announced. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 8th 2017 at 2:25PM in News
Minecraft: Story Mode Season 2 to hit retail this autumn

Minecraft: Story Mode Season 2 to hit retail this autumn

Mojang and Telltale Games have announced the second season of Minecraft: Story Mode, with the first episode set to launch digitally on July 11th on Xbox One, PS4, PC, Mac, ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 7th 2017 at 3:18PM in News
Lost Sphear

Tokyo RPG Factory's Lost Sphear to receive exclusive physical edition on PS4 and Switch

I am Setsuna developer Tokyo RPG Factory has unveiled its next project. Entitled Lost Sphear, the title will be coming to PS4, Nintendo Switch and Steam in early 2018, with ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 31st 2017 at 9:45AM in News
Overwatch

Overwatch re-enters UK charts at No.2, Injustice 2 keeps No.1 spot

Hot off the back of the digital release of its Game of the Year edition, Blizzard Entertainment's Overwatch climbed 16 places in the UK charts last week, claiming the No.2 ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 30th 2017 at 9:32AM in News

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Standalone Switch dock will cost £80

Standalone Switch dock will cost £80

Switch owners who want to add an additional dock to their household setup face a significant outlay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2017 at 10:48AM in News
GAME launches premium loyalty scheme

GAME launches premium loyalty scheme

Retailer GAME is hoping to convince consumers to spend £36 per year to sign up to a new customer loyalty scheme.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2017 at 11:11AM in News
The Switch price for Rime has been reduced

The Switch price for Rime has been reduced

Rime will no longer cost more digitally on Switch than it does on other platforms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2017 at 11:04AM in News
1992 FMV game Night Trap is getting a re-release

1992 FMV game Night Trap is getting a re-release

A notoriously shoddy but undeniably appealingly quirky Sega CD game that uses Full Motion Video (FMV) is getting a surprise re-release on PS4 and Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2017 at 10:57AM in News
Elite Dangerous

Sold Out to bring Frontier's Planet Coaster and Elite Dangerous to retail

Sold Out is to partner with Frontier Developments to bring Planet Coaster and Elite Dangerous: Legendary Edition to retail. The boxed version of Planet Coaster will launch on May 23rd, ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 24th 2017 at 4:06PM in News
G2A heckled by developers at Reboot Develop

G2A heckled by developers at Reboot Develop

Beleaguered key seller G2A yesterday tried to rebuild some of the burnt bridges between itself and developers with a panel session at Reboot Develop – and it’s fair to say ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2017 at 10:08AM in News
Nintendo discontinues the NES Mini

Nintendo discontinues the NES Mini

In a surprise move, Nintendo has announced that it has ended production of the popular NES Classic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2017 at 10:10AM in News
Physical games sales grow in Q1

Physical games sales grow in Q1

Despite the decline in physical game sales causing problems for retailers such as GameStop, new data from Kantar Worldpanel shows a slight uptick in the sector in Q1 2017.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2017 at 1:09PM in News
G2A says it already meets Gearbox's demands

G2A says it already meets Gearbox's demands

The public spat between Gearbox and key reseller G2A has taken another twist.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2017 at 9:54AM in News