Entries in 'Retail' (379)

(Wii) U are not alone - specialist retail backs console

(Wii) U are not alone - specialist retail backs console

UK supermarkets are ready to drop Wii U unless Nintendo can drastically turn sales around.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 2nd 2013 at 9:45AM in News
Ghostlight will release Devil Survivor 2 on DS... provided enough people pay upfront

Ghostlight will release Devil Survivor 2 on DS... provided enough people pay upfront

Devil Survivor 2 on DS will be released in the UK on the condition that consumers pay up front for its manufacture.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 2nd 2013 at 8:53AM in News
Nvidia plans more UK game events

Nvidia plans more UK game events

Hardware giant Nvidia will stage more events in a bid to win over UK gamers.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Aug 1st 2013 at 3:07PM in News

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GAME handing out Shiny Pokemons from the end of August

GAME handing out Shiny Pokemons from the end of August

Pokemon fans are being offered the chance to grab some rare digital versions of three in-game creatures from GAME stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2013 at 1:04PM in News
OPINION: FIFA's Ultimate answer lies in retail

OPINION: FIFA's Ultimate answer lies in retail

The fastest growing part of the EA’s FIFA game business is its most lucrative… and most perplexing.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 30th 2013 at 2:17PM in News
Asda has dropped the Wii U from all UK stores

Asda has dropped the Wii U from all UK stores

Walmart owned UK supermarket Asda has decided it no longer has space for Nintendo’s Wii U on its shelves.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2013 at 3:13PM in News
GameStop.co.uk reveals its own Grand Theft Auto V trade-in offer

GameStop.co.uk reveals its own Grand Theft Auto V trade-in offer

In what is likely to become a recurring theme, GameStop has revealed a Grand Theft Auto V specific trade-in offer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 25th 2013 at 2:14PM in News

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Pikmin 3 download codes from GAME can be redeemed early

Pikmin 3 download codes from GAME can be redeemed early

Those who pick up an eShop download code for Pikmin 3 from retailer GAME can download the game right now.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 25th 2013 at 1:06PM in News
Amazon introduces £10 minimum spend for free delivery

Amazon introduces £10 minimum spend for free delivery

Online retailer Amazon has redefined the conditions under which it now offers Free Super Saver Delivery.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2013 at 2:13PM in News
Games retail is "taking the industry for a ride", Ready at Dawn claims

Games retail is "taking the industry for a ride", Ready at Dawn claims

Develop Ready at Dawn has accused games retail and the pre-owned sector of cheating not only developers but also consumers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2013 at 3:19PM in News
Online retailers unite to fend off sales tax

Online retailers unite to fend off sales tax

A number of online retailers have signed a letter addressed to chancellor George Osborne calling for an end to the argument for an online sales tax.

by Laura Barnes
on Jul 22nd 2013 at 11:14AM in News

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Get Grand Theft Auto V for free with Amazon trade-in offer

Get Grand Theft Auto V for free with Amazon trade-in offer

Amazon is using the prospect of a free copy of Grand Theft Auto V to market a new trade-in offer online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2013 at 10:49AM in News
Dixons predicts Xbox One over PS4 to take Christmas No. 1

Dixons predicts Xbox One over PS4 to take Christmas No. 1

High Street retail group Dixons has today published its Christmas best-sellers list and predicts the Xbox One to top the PlayStation 4.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jul 11th 2013 at 11:38AM in News
UK specialist store count plummets to 795

UK specialist store count plummets to 795

There are less than 800 specialist games stores on the UK High Street, according to MCV research.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 5th 2013 at 1:35PM in News
Why Grand Theft Auto V is the biggest threat to PS4 and Xbox One

Why Grand Theft Auto V is the biggest threat to PS4 and Xbox One

UK retailers have warned that consumers may hold-off buying PS4 or Xbox One in order to play GTA V.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 5th 2013 at 12:52PM in News

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Bushnell: Microsoft "screwed up" Xbox One launch, thinks trade-ins are good for industry

Bushnell: Microsoft "screwed up" Xbox One launch, thinks trade-ins are good for industry

One of the founding members of the games industry has blasted Microsoft for its handling of the Xbox One reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2013 at 1:47PM in News
UPDATED: GAME actively promoting Ouya's SNES emulation

UPDATED: GAME actively promoting Ouya's SNES emulation

Retailer GAME has chosen to highlight Ouya’s emulation functionality as part of its promotion for the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2013 at 12:35PM in News
Green Man Gaming kicks off 666 Summer Sale

Green Man Gaming kicks off 666 Summer Sale

A six-day digital PC game sale has this afternoon begun at online retailer Green Man Gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2013 at 4:05PM in News
GameStop Expo to offer hands-on with Xbox One and PS4

GameStop Expo to offer hands-on with Xbox One and PS4

The Xbox One and PS4 will both be playable at upcoming American consumer event GameStop Expo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2013 at 9:57AM in News
Desilets: The future is digital and there's nothing you can do about it

Desilets: The future is digital and there's nothing you can do about it

Acclaimed developer Patrice Desilets doesn’t believe the recent furore over the Xbox One’s digital strategy will halt the march toward a disc-less future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2013 at 2:43PM in News
Newcastle FC owner Mike Ashley buys HMV Oxford Street

Newcastle FC owner Mike Ashley buys HMV Oxford Street

Sports Direct owner and accomplished drinker Mike Ashley has purchased the lease for HMV Oxford Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2013 at 1:22PM in News
Green Man Gaming launches Xbox 360 and PS3 trade-in offer

Green Man Gaming launches Xbox 360 and PS3 trade-in offer

Gamers can now trade-in physical Xbox and PlayStation games at online retailer Green Man Gaming.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 26th 2013 at 2:05PM in News
Amazon and GameStop sell out of Ouya

Amazon and GameStop sell out of Ouya

The Ouya microconsole is already sold out at online retailers Gamestop and Amazon.

by Seth Tipps
on Jun 26th 2013 at 9:51AM in News
Sony: The vast majority of people don't want to buy online

Sony: The vast majority of people don't want to buy online

The day may well arrive when video games leave the High Street for good. But that’s for consumers to decide, not platform holders.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2013 at 9:36AM in News