Entries in 'Retail' (2206)

'Valve is letting developers be the shopkeeper'

'Valve is letting developers be the shopkeeper'

UK developers have hailed Steam’s decision to let them hold their own sales.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Mar 12th 2014 at 2:46PM in News
Chips is back on the rise

Chips is back on the rise

The story of Chips summarises the pressures that has faced games retailers over the last three years.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 12th 2014 at 2:35PM in News
Maplin slashes Xbox One to £349.99 to match PS4

Maplin slashes Xbox One to £349.99 to match PS4

Maplin UK is offering Microsoft’s Xbox One console for the same price at Sony’s PS4 – £349.99.

by Laura Barnes
on Mar 12th 2014 at 11:59AM in News
GameStop hikes PlayStation Camera price as US shortages take hold

GameStop hikes PlayStation Camera price as US shortages take hold

The US arm of games retailer GameStop has added an extra $10 to the price of the PS4 Camera.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2014 at 11:02AM in News

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HMV slashes pre-owned games by 75%

HMV slashes pre-owned games by 75%

Pre-owned games are currently available for 75 per cent off at HMV stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2014 at 10:32AM in News
GameStop reveals Watch Dogs trade-in discount deal

GameStop reveals Watch Dogs trade-in discount deal

It’s a brave new next-gen world out there, and with it comes a new era in higher-price trade-in prices.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2014 at 3:56PM in News
UPDATE: Watch Dogs confirmed for May 27th

UPDATE: Watch Dogs confirmed for May 27th

A now deleted tweet from retailer GAME has quite possibly confirmed the release date for Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2014 at 1:18PM in News
Sony: Retailers should treat digital the same as physical

Sony: Retailers should treat digital the same as physical

UK games stores should push digital games as much as physical ones, says Sony.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Mar 5th 2014 at 4:08PM in News

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Are video games the next for merged Dixons and Carphone Warehouse?

Are video games the next for merged Dixons and Carphone Warehouse?

Electronic giant Dixons hopes to become a major player in smartphones via a proposed merger with Carphone Warehouse.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 5th 2014 at 3:46PM in News
RadioShack closing up to 1,100 stores in US

RadioShack closing up to 1,100 stores in US

Electronics and games retailer RadioShack has announced significant US store closures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2014 at 3:12PM in News
UPDATED: Blockbuster is returning to UK High Streets

UPDATED: Blockbuster is returning to UK High Streets

UPDATE 3: Since posting this story, Blockbuster owner Dish Network has denied it has licensed the Blockbuster name to Crash.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 28th 2014 at 3:44PM in News
GAME deserved to lose to the landlords, says analyst

GAME deserved to lose to the landlords, says analyst

A leading retail analyst has hailed the European Court’s decision to force GAME to pay £3m in unpaid rents.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 28th 2014 at 9:22AM in News

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'Price cut will re-energise Xbox One'

'Price cut will re-energise Xbox One'

A £399 Xbox One bundle can help Microsoft turn around its disappointing start to 2014, say High Street experts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 28th 2014 at 9:15AM in News
UPDATE: Xbox One Titanfall bundle cut to under £370

UPDATE: Xbox One Titanfall bundle cut to under £370

GameStop is offering a significant discount on the new Xbox One Titanfall bundle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2014 at 9:41AM in News
UPDATE: GAME loses landmark landlords court case

UPDATE: GAME loses landmark landlords court case

Retailer GAME has lost its landmark legal battle against a consortium of landlords.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2014 at 11:10AM in News
Merger talks for Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse

Merger talks for Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse

Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse have confirmed they are in preliminary discussions over a possible merger.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 24th 2014 at 10:58AM in News

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Retailer cuts Xbox One to £399.99

Retailer cuts Xbox One to £399.99

Xbox One can now be had for £30 below its official RRP in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2014 at 10:06AM in News
Amazon rebrands LoveFilm, ups Prime subscription price

Amazon rebrands LoveFilm, ups Prime subscription price

The cost of Amazon Prime membership is getting a significant increase.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2014 at 12:44PM in News
GAME and Nintendo on the hunt for UK's best Pokemon player

GAME and Nintendo on the hunt for UK's best Pokemon player

The Nintendo Pokemon X and Pokemon Y Battle Tournament 2014 has been officially announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2014 at 11:45AM in News
Free supply of PS4 expected by April

Free supply of PS4 expected by April

PS4 will remain in short supply until around April, predicts Sony.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 21st 2014 at 10:24AM in News
Mario Kart ride-on coming to UK

Mario Kart ride-on coming to UK

Jakks Pacific has partnered with Nintendo to launch the first ever Nintendo licensed Mario Kart ride-on.

by Robert Hutchins
on Feb 20th 2014 at 12:03PM in News
More games added to Microsoft's Xbox Live sale

More games added to Microsoft's Xbox Live sale

Microsoft is currently offering a host of significant discounts to digital Xbox 360 games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2014 at 11:08AM in News
100 exclusive GAME Thief lock-ins up for grabs

100 exclusive GAME Thief lock-ins up for grabs

GAME and Sony have teamed up to offer 100 exclusive store lock-ins with upcoming release Thief.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2014 at 12:20PM in News
Microsoft takes on the High Street with competitive Xbox One digital pricing

Microsoft takes on the High Street with competitive Xbox One digital pricing

The price of one of Xbox One’s leading exclusives is being significantly cut on Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2014 at 3:50PM in News
Read our exclusive interview with Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick in the latest MCV

Read our exclusive interview with Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick in the latest MCV

From the battle between GAME and CEX, to Evolve-maker Turtle Rock going it along without Valve, we've got it all covered in the latest MCV.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 14th 2014 at 12:00PM in News