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Microsoft’s statement about pre-owned licences on Xbox One last night has sent a shiver up the back of indie retailers.
The US video games market has ceased its decline, according to the latest numbers from NPD.
The industry could be on the verge of an unprecedented standoff between retailers and platform holders.
Xbox One owners look unlikely to face any fees for buying or selling used games on Xbox One.
UK grocer Tesco has announced it is "scaling back" on consumer electronics as it focuses more on food, clothing and health and beauty products.
Wii U is entering a perilous period at UK retail.
This week saw the arrival of Intel’s new breed of CPU, Haswell – and already the design has been dogged with controversy.
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition is out today at US retail, with the disc version arriving in additional territories throughout the rest of the month.
Following an eight month delay, the Wikipad is ready for retail.
I recently labelled a specific element of Xbox One a PR gaffe.
These days it’s not the done thing for a journalist to praise a PR.
There are two important conclusions to draw from the following news story.
EA could be set for a hugely fan-pleasing reveal at E3 next month – Mirror’s Edge 2.
MCV has received word from retail sources that pre-orders for the Xbox One are tracking ahead of PS4 in many UK stores.
He has outlasted almost everyone in the games industry, but HMV is sadly saying goodbye to PR mastermind Gennaro Castaldo.
Consumer rights should be kept at the forefront of any proposed change to the pre-owned games model.
The internet may have spent the majority of last week shouting loudly at Microsoft, but it seems that the view of the average consumer is far more positive.
A trio of Sony execs have reacted positively to the #PS4NoDRM campaign.
Retailers will be free to charge whatever they wish for pre-owned Xbox One games, but both Microsoft and publishers will take a percentage cut of every sale.
So tight is the secrecy surrounding Microsoft’s pre-owned ambitions for Xbox One that even GameStop has seemingly been sworn to silence.
Sales of the Wii U have rocketed on Amazon.co.uk in the days following Microsoft’s Xbox One reveal.
Global games retailer GameStop has reported a like-for-like annual sales decrease of 6.7 per cent for the quarter ending May 4th 2013.
The president of global games retailer GameStop has played down fears that Xbox One will curtail the pre-owned market.
And no, that’s not us mixing up our plurals and our singulars.
The new Xbox One WILL NOT require a constant internet connection. Sort of. But it WILL limit pre-owned. We think.