Entries in 'Retail' (835)

UPDATE: Stolen games behind early UK arrival of Uncharted 4

UPDATE: Stolen games behind early UK arrival of Uncharted 4

UPDATE: All Uncharted 4 stock sold at CEX and on eBay was the result of a violent assault and theft, PlayStation has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2016 at 9:36AM in News
Uncharted 4 street date broken in UK, US and Germany

Uncharted 4 street date broken in UK, US and Germany

It’s not out until May 10th, but some people have already got their hands on upcoming PS4 shooter Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2016 at 12:11PM in News
Amazon locks video game purchases behind Prime paywall

Amazon locks video game purchases behind Prime paywall

Retailer Amazon has decided that it will only sell certain games to members of Amazon Prime.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2016 at 9:56AM in News

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GameStop talks digital pre-owned 'barriers', says new consoles 'imminent'

GameStop talks digital pre-owned 'barriers', says new consoles 'imminent'

Retail’s hope of integrating the digital games market into its pre-owned model looks less likely than ever.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2016 at 11:06AM in News
The Division and Far Cry Primal rescue March for retail

The Division and Far Cry Primal rescue March for retail

Ubisoft was the hero on the High Street last month, with The Division and Far Cry Primal topping the UK charts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 15th 2016 at 10:24AM in News
HTC acknowledges 'multiple issues' with Vive deliveries

HTC acknowledges 'multiple issues' with Vive deliveries

Tech company HTC has for the first acknowledged the issues that have been plaguing HTC Vive customers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2016 at 9:18AM in News

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Oculus Rift and HTC Vive struggle with order problems

Oculus Rift and HTC Vive struggle with order problems

Both players in the upcoming clash of the VR titans have been plagued by pre-release supply problems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
GAME's CEO on surviving the turbulent games industry

GAME's CEO on surviving the turbulent games industry

Just before Christmas GAME warned its shareholders that sales had been lower than expected.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 1st 2016 at 12:15PM in News
GAME warns of potential VR stock shortages

GAME warns of potential VR stock shortages

Virtual reality headsets won’t be available in console-like numbers at launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 4:26PM in News

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PlayStation VR sells out on Amazon US within minutes

PlayStation VR sells out on Amazon US within minutes

Sony’s PlayStation VR has sold out once again.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 3:29PM in News
Game downloads added to ONS inflation index

Game downloads added to ONS inflation index

The revenue generated by game downloads has officially become one of the measures by which the Office of National Statistics measures UK inflation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2016 at 11:40AM in News
Virtual reality demo stations coming to Currys PC World

Virtual reality demo stations coming to Currys PC World

Consumers are to be given the chance to try the HTC Vive VR experience at branches of Currys PC World.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2016 at 1:19PM in News

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Hitman's physical release pushed back to 2017

Hitman's physical release pushed back to 2017

The physical version of Square Enix’s new Hitman won’t be released until next year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2016 at 2:54PM in News
Target Australia says it is not enforcing plain packaging for R18+ games

Target Australia says it is not enforcing plain packaging for R18+ games

Australian retailer Target has said that it has not begun packaging R18+ rating games in plain boxes in its stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2016 at 1:24PM in News
Amazon Japan opens doors to international game importing

Amazon Japan opens doors to international game importing

The Japanese arm of Amazon has begun allowing international customers to buy video games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2016 at 10:18AM in News
Overwatch release date and beta are official

Overwatch release date and beta are official

Blizzard has confirmed the rumours – Overwatch will be released on May 24th, with an open beta on PS4, Xbox One and PC kicking off on May 5 ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2016 at 10:24AM in News
Target Australia enforces plain packaging for R18+ games

Target Australia enforces plain packaging for R18+ games

An Australian retailer has taken steps to reduce the appeal of games designed for those aged 18 and above.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2016 at 10:19AM in News
Retail listing says Battlefield 5 is a World War 1 shooter

Retail listing says Battlefield 5 is a World War 1 shooter

A listing for the as-of-yet unannounced Battlefield 5 has turned up online, complete with a very surprising detail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2016 at 2:27PM in News
Retail release confirmed for Tales from the Borderlands

Retail release confirmed for Tales from the Borderlands

UPDATE: 2K has told MCV that in the UK the physical game is not coming to PS3, Xbox 360 or PC, and that the PS4 and Xbox One versions ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2016 at 1:52PM in News
GAME creates a robotic mascot to promote trade-ins

GAME creates a robotic mascot to promote trade-ins

Retailer GAME is hoping to promote a fresh boost to its trade-in program with the creation of a new character.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2016 at 1:12PM in News
GameStop CEO says PlayStation VR will launch in the autumn

GameStop CEO says PlayStation VR will launch in the autumn

The boss of a leading games retailer has suggested that Sony’s PlayStation VR might arrive as late as autumn of this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2016 at 12:54PM in News