Entries in 'Retail' (381)

GAME halts Xbox One Day One Edition pre-orders

GAME halts Xbox One Day One Edition pre-orders

UK video games retailer GAME has stopped accepting pre-orders for the Day One Edition of the Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2013 at 9:21AM in News
ERA: Games retail will outperform video and music combined in 2013

ERA: Games retail will outperform video and music combined in 2013

Video games are expected to generate more revenue than both video and music combined this year.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 27th 2013 at 12:23PM in News
GAME wants 30% of online games market

GAME wants 30% of online games market

UK retail giant GAME wants 30 per cent of the online video games market.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 27th 2013 at 12:12PM in News
GameStop managers to receive free PS4 consoles and games

GameStop managers to receive free PS4 consoles and games

Retailer GameStop has confirmed that its store managers will each receive a free PS4 console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2013 at 10:25AM in News

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Leak suggests early November release date for Xbox One

Leak suggests early November release date for Xbox One

An apparent leak from an employee at US retailer Walmart suggests Xbox One will beat PS4 to market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2013 at 9:48AM in News
GameStop sales down 10.7% as retailer awaits next-gen rollout

GameStop sales down 10.7% as retailer awaits next-gen rollout

Global games retailer GameStop has reported a 10.7 per cent decline in both global and like-for-like sales for Q2 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2013 at 2:11PM in News
End of boxed Command & Conquer games

End of boxed Command & Conquer games

Iconic PC franchise could abandon boxed releases to focus on free-to-play.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Aug 22nd 2013 at 10:41AM in News
PS4 pre-orders are beating PS2 and PS3; "We're seeing a sea change"

PS4 pre-orders are beating PS2 and PS3; "We're seeing a sea change"

Sony is claiming a record number of pre-orders for the upcoming PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2013 at 1:18PM in News

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GameStop has at least "10 years of runway" left, says Pachter

GameStop has at least "10 years of runway" left, says Pachter

GameStop still has at least a full decade in front of it before the digital market puts an end to the retail chain for good, according to Wedbush analyst Michael ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 19th 2013 at 6:52AM in News
PS3 outselling Xbox 360 in the UK this summer

PS3 outselling Xbox 360 in the UK this summer

PlayStation 3 was the No.1 console of the summer in the UK with some help from 2013’s second best selling game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 15th 2013 at 12:03PM in News
Pokemon Rumble U figures now available at GAME

Pokemon Rumble U figures now available at GAME

Nintendo’s first foray into the world of NFC collecting is now available at UK retailer GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2013 at 11:47AM in News
Get FIFA 14 for £19.99... when you buy some pants

Get FIFA 14 for £19.99... when you buy some pants

Zavvi has revealed what can best be described as a “different” FIFA 14 price promotion to any that we have seen before.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2013 at 9:07AM in News

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GameStop charging $90 for pre-owned Xenoblade Chronicles in the US

GameStop charging $90 for pre-owned Xenoblade Chronicles in the US

The US arm of retailer GameStop has ramped up the price of hard-to-find Wii title Xenoblade Chronicles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2013 at 11:05AM in News
OPINION: Pre-order fanfare signals start of true next-gen tension

OPINION: Pre-order fanfare signals start of true next-gen tension

PlayStation and Xbox are priming retail partners as to how much next-gen console stock will be available on day one.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 9th 2013 at 2:12PM in News
GameStop offers discounted Xbox One game upgrades

GameStop offers discounted Xbox One game upgrades

Current 360 owners who intend to upgrade to Xbox One are being offered an added incentive in the US by retailer GameStop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2013 at 11:47AM in News
UK games retail suffers worst month on record

UK games retail suffers worst month on record

The UK games retail market has suffered its worst month in history.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 8th 2013 at 11:39AM in News

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PS4 and Xbox One are a great opportunity for PC, experts reckon

PS4 and Xbox One are a great opportunity for PC, experts reckon

The PC will have no trouble holding its own against PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this holiday season, say experts.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 8th 2013 at 10:53AM in News
Sony plays it safe with 'sold out' PS4 while Xbox is 'working hard' to meet demand

Sony plays it safe with 'sold out' PS4 while Xbox is 'working hard' to meet demand

Sony has halted day one pre-orders of PS4 – but only as a precaution, MCV understands.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 8th 2013 at 9:22AM in News
Day-one PS4 pre-order cut-offs come into effect at UK retail

Day-one PS4 pre-order cut-offs come into effect at UK retail

A number of UK retailers have begun telling customers that new PS4 pre-orders cannot be guaranteed for day one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2013 at 1:14PM in News
Tesco to debut Extra revamp in Watford next week

Tesco to debut Extra revamp in Watford next week

The Watford Extra brand of UK supermarket Tesco will re-open next week debuting the retailer’s brand new vision for its largest stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2013 at 12:23PM in News
Pre-owned price comparison site Trade In Detectives goes live

Pre-owned price comparison site Trade In Detectives goes live

A site that offers an online comparison of the video game trade-in prices offered by a number of UK retailers has gone live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2013 at 11:11AM in News
Amazon UK FINALLY launches digital download store

Amazon UK FINALLY launches digital download store

Online retail giant Amazon has finally launched its PC and Mac download store.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 7th 2013 at 10:36AM in News
Trade-in your Green Man Gaming games at over 5,250 UK stores

Trade-in your Green Man Gaming games at over 5,250 UK stores

Green Man Gaming has announced an ambitious trade-in partnership with parcel service CollectPlus.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 3:01PM in News
Skyrim crowned this generation's greatest game in Amazon poll

Skyrim crowned this generation's greatest game in Amazon poll

Amazon.co.uk has named the winner of it’s The Generation’s Greatest Game competition – and it’s Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 2:10PM in News
Dixons opens concept store with floating screens

Dixons opens concept store with floating screens

Dixons Travel has unveiled its first new concept store at Gatwick Airport, with floating screens, 10-inch tablet ‘look books’ and a ‘KnowHow’ bar.

by Laura Barnes
on Aug 5th 2013 at 12:11PM in News