Entries in 'Retail' (817)

GAME and Overclockers team up

GAME and Overclockers team up

Retailers GAME and Overclockers have partnered up to offer gaming PCs and components in GAME stores and on its website.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2015 at 11:22AM in News
EA contests GameStop's Star Wars Battlefront fears

EA contests GameStop's Star Wars Battlefront fears

Peter Moore has questioned the uncertainties posed by GameStop about the performance of Star wars Battlefront.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2015 at 3:24PM in News
Rise of the Tomb Raider made Microsoft and Square Enix 'very happy', says dev

Rise of the Tomb Raider made Microsoft and Square Enix 'very happy', says dev

Lara Croft’s latest hasn’t been a disappointment for its publishers, developer Crystal Dynamics has insisted.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 1st 2015 at 10:04AM in News
PS4, Xbox One and Wii U prices slashed to under £230 in Black Friday showdown

PS4, Xbox One and Wii U prices slashed to under £230 in Black Friday showdown

Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo are going all-out in their approach to this year’s Black Friday.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 27th 2015 at 9:24AM in News

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Boxed version of indie darling Fez announced

Boxed version of indie darling Fez announced

Critically-acclaimed indie hit Fez is coming to physical retail for the first time – three years after its launch.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 26th 2015 at 10:15AM in News
Games retail braced for £70m Black Friday bonanza

Games retail braced for £70m Black Friday bonanza

This Friday could be the biggest sales day for games outside of a console launch.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 26th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Analysts dispute GameStop's Star Wars Battlefront and Halo 5 estimates

Analysts dispute GameStop's Star Wars Battlefront and Halo 5 estimates

GameStop’s assessment of both physical sales of Star Wars Battlefront and digital sales of Halo 5 are incorrect, analysts have argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2015 at 2:57PM in News
Retailer Play Asia labels Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 saga 'SJW nonsense'

Retailer Play Asia labels Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 saga 'SJW nonsense'

Import specialist Play Asia has chosen to use a pro-GamerGate anti-equality hashtag in its response to this morning’s Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 news.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2015 at 1:26PM in News

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Dirt Rally could be coming to boxed retail

Dirt Rally could be coming to boxed retail

Codemaster’s Early Access racing title Dirt Rally may be set for a physical release early next month.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 25th 2015 at 11:19AM in News
PlayStation TV now slashed to $19.99 in US

PlayStation TV now slashed to $19.99 in US

The ignominious fall of the PlayStation TV has seen Sony’s streaming microconsole slashed to an all-time low in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2015 at 3:35PM in News
GameStop says Halo 5, Assassin's Creed and Star Wars fell short of expectations

GameStop says Halo 5, Assassin's Creed and Star Wars fell short of expectations

Retailer GameStop has said that a trio of this quarter’s big releases sold fewer units than it had anticipated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2015 at 11:56AM in News
GameStop income dips, at the low end of expectations

GameStop income dips, at the low end of expectations

Retailer GameStop has reported an annual fall in sales and profit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2015 at 1:50PM in News

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Nintendo launches official eBay store

Nintendo launches official eBay store

Gamers looking for a cheaper Wii U or 3DS now have an official route to score a cheaper console.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 23rd 2015 at 10:08AM in News
Retro Mega Drive console sales surge 400% at Argos

Retro Mega Drive console sales surge 400% at Argos

A quarter of a century after its release in the UK, the Mega Drive could be a star performer this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2015 at 11:56AM in News
ASA won't take further action over Black Ops III Nuketown marketing mistake

ASA won't take further action over Black Ops III Nuketown marketing mistake

The Advertising Standards Authority has said that it won’t be pursuing further measures against Activision concerning a mistake made in the marketing for Call of Duty III pre-order content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2015 at 3:31PM in News
What's in a GAME? We go inside the retailer's Westfield Stratford store

What's in a GAME? We go inside the retailer's Westfield Stratford store

GAME CEO Martyn Gibbs takes MCV on a tour of the company’s flagship Westfield Stratford outlet, and reveals the latest innovations taking place in games retail 

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 19th 2015 at 10:47AM in News

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Amazon expands one-hour delivery to third UK city

Amazon expands one-hour delivery to third UK city

The North-East is the latest UK region to gain Amazon’s Prime Now delivery service.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 19th 2015 at 10:12AM in News
Payout: Fallout 4 smashes 500,000 units in a week

Payout: Fallout 4 smashes 500,000 units in a week

Bethesda’s Fallout is one of just four IPs to have sold more than half a million units in a week in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 19th 2015 at 10:09AM in News
GMG to name the source of every key it sells

GMG to name the source of every key it sells

Retailer Green Man Gaming has announced a change in the way it does things in reaction to its recent scuffle with Reddit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2015 at 2:15PM in News
Green Man Gaming forced to defend itself against grey market key claims

Green Man Gaming forced to defend itself against grey market key claims

Retailer Green Man Gaming has questioned the motivations of a Reddit games deals thread after it made a string of what it believes are unfounded accusations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2015 at 11:57AM in News
1TB PS4 Players Mega Pack confirmed by GameStop

1TB PS4 Players Mega Pack confirmed by GameStop

A new PS4 bundle including three of Sony’s high-profile remasters is on the way later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2015 at 11:02AM in News
Fallout 4 claims UK charts crown with 2015's third-biggest launch

Fallout 4 claims UK charts crown with 2015's third-biggest launch

Fallout 4 has tripled the sales of its predecessor New Vegas, rocketing to number one in the UK retail rankings.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 16th 2015 at 9:24AM in News
Excalibur cuts back on sims and eyes console business

Excalibur cuts back on sims and eyes console business

Publishing label Excalibur is considerably cutting back on its simulation business as it invests more into its own IP.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 13th 2015 at 10:12AM in News
Microsoft sees Xbox One controller sales spike in 2015

Microsoft sees Xbox One controller sales spike in 2015

Microsoft’s first-party controller revenue has shot up by two-thirds during 2015, according to GfK Chart-Track.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 13th 2015 at 10:08AM in News
Take-Two: 'GTA Online success won't change our strategy'

Take-Two: 'GTA Online success won't change our strategy'

Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick says the publisher will continue to launch multiple triple-A boxed games a year, despite the rapid growth of its digital business.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 13th 2015 at 10:00AM in News