Entries in 'Retail' (488)

GamePointsNow slams digital and physical price disparity

GamePointsNow slams digital and physical price disparity

It’s cheaper to buy a boxed game with a digital code inside than to just buy the code, says online retailer GamePointsNow.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 3:45PM in News
Dark Souls 2 PC gets a price drop, Trials Fusion for PS4 gets retail release

Dark Souls 2 PC gets a price drop, Trials Fusion for PS4 gets retail release

Dark Souls 2 for PC will release at a lower-than-expected price of Rs 1,999 in India.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Apr 18th 2014 at 2:11PM in News
Mojang confirms Minecraft PS3 retail release in Europe, North America

Mojang confirms Minecraft PS3 retail release in Europe, North America

Mojang has confirmed retail release plans for Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition in both North America and PAL regions.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2014 at 7:18PM in News
Twitch is now a games retailer, is selling Nuclear Throne

Twitch is now a games retailer, is selling Nuclear Throne

Streaming giant Twitch has for the first time offered users the chance to purchase a game via the service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 4:00PM in News

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UK retail numbers back on the slide

UK retail numbers back on the slide

UK retail sales in March fell by the largest amount in the last 12 months due to the late timing of Easter this year, says the British Retail Consortium.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 15th 2014 at 11:23AM in News
Games specialist Xbite reveals new-look store: Shop4

Games specialist Xbite reveals new-look store: Shop4

Online retailer Xbite says it can become one of retail’s elite players with its new brand Shop4.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 14th 2014 at 2:54PM in News
UK stores call on 360 and PS3 price cuts

UK stores call on 360 and PS3 price cuts

UK games retailers want to see a PS3 and Xbox 360 price cut before the end of the year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 14th 2014 at 2:49PM in News
Samsung opens eight new UK stores

Samsung opens eight new UK stores

Samsung has opened a number of new standalone stores in eight cities across the UK.

by Laura Barnes
on Apr 11th 2014 at 12:57PM in News

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GAME launches Skylanders Swap Force Club

GAME launches Skylanders Swap Force Club

Skylanders fans now have a place to gather thanks to a new social initiative from GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2014 at 1:02PM in News
Pink 2DS arriving in UK next month

Pink 2DS arriving in UK next month

A pink version of Nintendo’s 2DS handheld will be released in the UK in May.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 12:12PM in News
Amazon introduces Metacritic ratings to game product listings

Amazon introduces Metacritic ratings to game product listings

Some Amazon customers are now being presented with Metacritic ratings in certain video game product listings.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 10:11AM in News
Online retailer found to be selling Humble Bundle PC codes for profit

Online retailer found to be selling Humble Bundle PC codes for profit

Digital distributor 7 Entertainment has been found to be reselling PC keys obtained from Humble Bundle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 9:35AM in News

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GameStop narrowly misses revenue estimates as Q4 like-for-likes climb 7.8%

GameStop narrowly misses revenue estimates as Q4 like-for-likes climb 7.8%

Global games retailer GameStop has reported a like-for-like sales increase of 7.8 per cent for the quarter ending February 1st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 12:55PM in News
GameStop wants to "restore the balance between physical and digital commerce"

GameStop wants to "restore the balance between physical and digital commerce"

GameStop has teamed up with IBM to launch what it calls the GameStop Technology Institute.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 3:45PM in News
Watch Dogs price, preorder bonus announced, Rs 1,799 for PC

Watch Dogs price, preorder bonus announced, Rs 1,799 for PC

Pricing for Watch Dogs has been confirmed for India, with a variety of preorder bonuses being offered by retailers.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Mar 25th 2014 at 11:48AM in News
Amazon acquires rights to Yodel stake

Amazon acquires rights to Yodel stake

Delivery company Yodel will soon be part-owned by Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2014 at 10:39AM in News

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Budget could mean an end for 69p apps, cheap Steam games

Budget could mean an end for 69p apps, cheap Steam games

As well as not ushering in tax breaks, last week’s Budget may have brought with it another bad piece of gaming news.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2014 at 2:42PM in News
Deadline extended for Dixons and Carphone Warehouse merger

Deadline extended for Dixons and Carphone Warehouse merger

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse have been given more time to discuss their possible £4bn merger.

by Laura Barnes
on Mar 24th 2014 at 10:37AM in News
GAME begins selling Battle.net gift cards

GAME begins selling Battle.net gift cards

UK retailer GAME has added to its already extensive digital cards offer with the introduction of Battle.net credit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2014 at 3:03PM in News
Xbox One UK sales spike but PS4 still in control

Xbox One UK sales spike but PS4 still in control

Microsoft’s Xbox One has been the best-selling games console for four weeks in a row, MCV understands.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 21st 2014 at 12:03PM in News
GameSessions brings PC game rentals to retail

GameSessions brings PC game rentals to retail

Former PlayStation Europe boss Chris Deering last night fronted the official unveiling of a new games retail service at GDC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2014 at 9:50AM in News
Walmart introducing video game trade-ins in US

Walmart introducing video game trade-ins in US

3,100 Walmart stores will from next week begin offering customers the chance to trade-in their games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2014 at 11:36AM in News
Infamous: Second Son midnight launch at Game4u

Infamous: Second Son midnight launch at Game4u

Two Game4u stores will hold midnight launches for Infamous Second Son.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Mar 18th 2014 at 11:00AM in News
Exclusive Skylanders Enchanted Lightcore Star Strike heading to GAME

Exclusive Skylanders Enchanted Lightcore Star Strike heading to GAME

Retailer GAME has been named as the exclusive stockist of a new Skylanders figure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2014 at 3:43PM in News