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eBay sees huge next-gen console sales

eBay sees huge next-gen console sales

Over 10,000 PS4 consoles were sold on eBay last weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 9:52AM in News
Amazon Italy leaks next-gen Tomb Raider release

Amazon Italy leaks next-gen Tomb Raider release

A now-removed retail listing has suggested that Square Enix is to give Tomb Raider a next-gen makeover.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2013 at 3:34PM in News
UK retail ready for 'biggest console launch ever'

UK retail ready for 'biggest console launch ever'

High Street and online retail giants are braced for the launch of Xbox One.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 19th 2013 at 1:38PM in News
Pre-owned is not necessarily the evil force some believe, Sony admits

Pre-owned is not necessarily the evil force some believe, Sony admits

Sony has admitted that there is a strong argument for claiming that pre-owned games do not detract from the health of games development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2013 at 12:56PM in News

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Amazon predicts Xbox One will claim consoles sales record... and then be beaten by PS4

Amazon predicts Xbox One will claim consoles sales record... and then be beaten by PS4

Xbox One will become the biggest and fastest selling console ever when it is released on November 22nd, Amazon has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2013 at 11:54AM in News
Amazon announces streaming mobile games service

Amazon announces streaming mobile games service

AppStream is the name of a brand new streaming mobile games service that is on the way from online retailer Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 4:11PM in News
Trade-ins rocket at GameStop as next-gen fever arrives

Trade-ins rocket at GameStop as next-gen fever arrives

GameStop has said that software and hardware trade-ins increased by a factor of four the weekend before PS4 launched in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 3:59PM in News
Blockbuster cuts a quarter of workforce as suppliers face up to big losses

Blockbuster cuts a quarter of workforce as suppliers face up to big losses

Administrators Moorfields Corporate Recovery has confirmed that 72 of Blockbuster’s 264 stores are to close.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 9:52AM in News

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Tesco wants to be the first destination for Call of Duty fans

Tesco wants to be the first destination for Call of Duty fans

Supermarket behemoth Tesco wants to be seen as the ‘destination’ for Call of Duty launches.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 15th 2013 at 1:06PM in News
Amazon not guaranteeing Xbox One or PS4 before Christmas

Amazon not guaranteeing Xbox One or PS4 before Christmas

The UK arm of online retailer Amazon cannot guarantee pre-Christmas delivery of either next-gen console for those who have yet to order.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2013 at 9:30AM in News
Read everything you need to know about the Xbox One in this week's MCV

Read everything you need to know about the Xbox One in this week's MCV

It's the Xbox One launch issue of MCV, which details everything you need to know about Microsoft's next console ahead of its launch on November 22nd.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 14th 2013 at 11:31AM in News
UK retailers offer exclusive Dark Souls II pre-order merchandise

UK retailers offer exclusive Dark Souls II pre-order merchandise

Namco Bandai is rewarding consumers who pre-order Dark Souls II with a host of exclusive loot.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 14th 2013 at 10:47AM in News

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New Green Man Gaming indie promotion sees 100% of the sale go to devs

New Green Man Gaming indie promotion sees 100% of the sale go to devs

A new promotion from Green Man Gaming entitled Indie Love is promising to give 100 per cent of its proceeds to the game’s creators.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2013 at 3:46PM in News
Tearaway is a digital-only Vita title in India

Tearaway is a digital-only Vita title in India

Sony will not release Media Molecule’s PS Vita debut Tearaway at retail, it has confirmed.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Nov 12th 2013 at 2:19PM in News
Sony not releasing Tearaway at retail in India

Sony not releasing Tearaway at retail in India

Sony will not release Media Molecule’s PS Vita debut Tearaway at retail, it has confirmed.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Nov 12th 2013 at 1:30PM in News
Amazon launches PlayStation Digital Games Store in the US

Amazon launches PlayStation Digital Games Store in the US

Surprise – Amazon has launched a PlayStation Network Digital Games and DLC Store in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2013 at 11:18AM in News

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Sony calms pre-owned PS4 game concerns

Sony calms pre-owned PS4 game concerns

Consumers will be able to sell and trade-in their PS4 games, Sony has once again asserted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2013 at 9:49AM in News
Humble Bundle now has a Humble Store

Humble Bundle now has a Humble Store

Popular PC games discounter Humble Bundle has gone live with its new dedicated storefront.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2013 at 9:25AM in News
Blockbuster appoints administrator, parties interested in 'parts' of the business

Blockbuster appoints administrator, parties interested in 'parts' of the business

Moorfields Corporate Recovery has been officially appointed as the administrator of Blockbuster.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 12:34PM in News
A third of all console spending to be digital by 2017 - report

A third of all console spending to be digital by 2017 - report

IHS head of games Piers Harding-Rolls has predicted a dramatic swing to digital during the imminent console generation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 12:19PM in News
Activision hails 'astounding' retail for Call of Duty: Ghosts launch

Activision hails 'astounding' retail for Call of Duty: Ghosts launch

Publisher Activision has praised retail for their ‘first class’ support of Call of Duty: Ghosts, as over 2,000 stores opened at midnight last week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 11th 2013 at 12:00PM in News
GAME selling 'Epic Adventure' gaming holiday

GAME selling 'Epic Adventure' gaming holiday

For £5,500 consumers can now buy an altogether different video gaming collectible from UK retail GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2013 at 12:03PM in News
Breaking the Steam monopoly

Breaking the Steam monopoly

For many, the first word that comes to mind when discussing digital games is Steam.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 8th 2013 at 9:34AM in News
$1bn worth of Call of Duty: Ghosts sold into retail on day one

$1bn worth of Call of Duty: Ghosts sold into retail on day one

Call of Duty: Ghosts has apparently ‘sold more than $1 billion of Call of Duty: Ghosts into retail stores worldwide as of day one’.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2013 at 1:40PM in News
UK retailer offering ROM-based retro game cartridges

UK retailer offering ROM-based retro game cartridges

Funstock has announced a range of (legally dubious) retro games cartridges that work with original console hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2013 at 1:18PM in News