Entries in 'Retail' (483)

Pictures: FIFA 14 midnight launch in Mumbai

Pictures: FIFA 14 midnight launch in Mumbai

The FIFA 14 midnight launch was held at 20 stores in 10 cities across India, making it the largest midnight launch India has seen yet.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Sep 28th 2013 at 7:37AM in News
Nintendo teams up with Tesco for Wii U fight back

Nintendo teams up with Tesco for Wii U fight back

Nintendo UK has set itself ambitious targets in its bid to rescue the ailing Wii U.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 27th 2013 at 11:54AM in News
Partners in crime: Rockstar and retail in £100m haul

Partners in crime: Rockstar and retail in £100m haul

UK games retail made over £100m from software sales last week as Grand Theft Auto V broke all UK records.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 27th 2013 at 11:45AM in News
IN PICTURES: GAME's FIFA 14 midnight launches

IN PICTURES: GAME's FIFA 14 midnight launches

Hundreds of GAME stores opened their doors last night as FIFA 14 was finally released in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2013 at 10:20AM in News

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FIFA 14 price roundup - where's cheapest?

FIFA 14 price roundup - where's cheapest?

One of the biggest releases of the year arrived at midnight last night, but retail is again playing it safe with its pricing for FIFA 14.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2013 at 10:06AM in News
T-Mobile pulls Blackberry phones from US stores

T-Mobile pulls Blackberry phones from US stores

T-Mobile US is to withdraw BlackBerry smartphones from sale in its stores, following a lack of demand.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 26th 2013 at 10:40AM in News
PES shows greater price decline than FIFA in weeks following release

PES shows greater price decline than FIFA in weeks following release

It appears that the PES series takes the battle to FIFA on more fronts than simply on the pitch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 10:01AM in News
GAME lines up Premier League talent for midnight FIFA 14 launches

GAME lines up Premier League talent for midnight FIFA 14 launches

‘Hundreds’ of GAME stores will be opening on Thursday night for the midnight release of EA’s FIFA 14.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2013 at 3:04PM in News

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eBay teams up with Argos for click & collect service

eBay teams up with Argos for click & collect service

Consumers will soon be able to choose for some of their eBay purchases to be collected from Argos stores rather than be delivered to their doors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2013 at 11:02AM in News
Microsoft: There's still room for the physical market to grow

Microsoft: There's still room for the physical market to grow

The physical market is not in decline, Xbox Live product manager Pav Bhardwaj has stated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2013 at 9:58AM in News
BP gives up on video games

BP gives up on video games

One of the more unusual video games retailers has abandoned the sector.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 1:23PM in News
Tesco launches its own Android tablet

Tesco launches its own Android tablet

Tesco has entered the tablet market with the Hudl.

by Laura Barnes
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 11:43AM in News

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GAME announces Beyond: Two Souls lock-ins

GAME announces Beyond: Two Souls lock-ins

Sony’s PS3 exclusive Beyond: Two Souls is to get its own round of lock-ins at UK retailer GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2013 at 3:31PM in News
UPDATE: FIFA 14 midnight launch across 10 cities in India

UPDATE: FIFA 14 midnight launch across 10 cities in India

UPDATE: Distributor Milestone Interactive has just sent over a list of all the stores that will hold FIFA 14 midnight launches. The total now stands at 18 stores across 10 ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Sep 20th 2013 at 2:44PM in News
Xbox One makes Toys R Us Fabulous 15 list but PS4 misses out

Xbox One makes Toys R Us Fabulous 15 list but PS4 misses out

The US arm of Toys R Us has this year introduced a ‘Fabulous 15’ festive shopping list, but only one next-gen console made the cut.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2013 at 2:01PM in News
OPINION: Retail ceasefire contributed to Grand Theft Auto V success

OPINION: Retail ceasefire contributed to Grand Theft Auto V success

Remember, the App Store launched after GTA IV hit. It has been easy to forget just the level of spectacle that an old fashioned go-to-the-shop-and-buy it games release can deliver.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Sep 20th 2013 at 12:32PM in News

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MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

Distributor AFA Interactive closes its doors this week, while Bluemouth grows into Asia and PAX Australia joins the IGEA.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Sep 20th 2013 at 7:39AM in News
Amazon reveals EA next-gen upgrade deal

Amazon reveals EA next-gen upgrade deal

Another option has been offered for those hoping to upgrade to the next-gen versions of EA’s upcoming games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2013 at 4:06PM in News
EB Australia apologises for GTA V fake-cocaine stunt

EB Australia apologises for GTA V fake-cocaine stunt

The Australian arm of games retailer EB Games has issued an apology for a Grand Theft Auto V display in one of its stores that used sherbert as fake cocaine.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Sep 19th 2013 at 3:14PM in News
PS4 could face four months of shortages

PS4 could face four months of shortages

The PlayStation UK team is in crucial talks to secure more PS4 consoles, after admitting it had underestimated how popular it would be.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 19th 2013 at 1:26PM in News
It's pretty clear who the star of this GTA V midnight launch photo is

It's pretty clear who the star of this GTA V midnight launch photo is

Grand Theft Auto V is not just for teenage boys. And we have proof that makes that an ACTUAL FACT.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2013 at 9:10AM in News
Grand Theft Auto V price roundup - where's cheapest?

Grand Theft Auto V price roundup - where's cheapest?

It could be the biggest release of all time, so has Grand Theft Auto V sent UK retail into a fierce price war?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2013 at 11:22AM in News
Amazon "looking into" early delivery of Grand Theft Auto V

Amazon "looking into" early delivery of Grand Theft Auto V

The weekend arrival of Grand Theft Auto V with some Amazon customers is being investigated by the retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2013 at 9:16AM in News
Video: Grand Theft Auto 5 midnight launch in Mumbai

Video: Grand Theft Auto 5 midnight launch in Mumbai

Games the Shop and Landmark stores in Mumbai and Pune held midnight launches for Grand Theft Auo 5 last night.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Sep 17th 2013 at 9:13AM in News
UK Grand Theft Auto V prices are the cheapest in Europe

UK Grand Theft Auto V prices are the cheapest in Europe

Gamers on the continent have faced paying up to 42 per cent more for their copies of Grand Theft Auto V than those buying it in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2013 at 2:41PM in News