Entries in 'Retail' (819)

GameStop stops offering console bundles with download codes

GameStop stops offering console bundles with download codes

The largest American High Street games retailer will now only sell console bundles that include physical copies of games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2015 at 9:45AM in News
Minecraft: Story Mode has been dated in the UK

Minecraft: Story Mode has been dated in the UK

Telltale has dated both the physical and retail releases of Minecraft: Story Mode.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2015 at 3:19PM in News
'Q1 2016's superb line-up shows what can be done during the traditionally quiet time of the year.'

'Q1 2016's superb line-up shows what can be done during the traditionally quiet time of the year.'

UK games retail is hopeful that the Q4 excitement will continue into next year thanks to a ‘superb’ line-up of titles coming to stores in Q1 2016. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 10th 2015 at 10:45AM in News
GameStop could yet hit UK High Street

GameStop could yet hit UK High Street

Retail giant GameStop could still make a bricks and mortar UK move – with a range of merchandise shops.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 10th 2015 at 10:15AM in News

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GAME Super Mario Maker refunds promised 'over next couple of days'

GAME Super Mario Maker refunds promised 'over next couple of days'

Gamers who were left out of pocket by GAME’s Super Mario Maker mistake have been told to expect a refund shortly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2015 at 1:29PM in News
GAME customers charged £235 for Super Mario Maker in payment gaffe

GAME customers charged £235 for Super Mario Maker in payment gaffe

GAME has apologised after some customers were overcharged by up to five times for Wii U title Super Mario Maker.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 8th 2015 at 9:47AM in News
GameStop to open first ThinkGeek physical store

GameStop to open first ThinkGeek physical store

Online merchandise ThinkGeek is to open its first physical store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2015 at 2:38PM in News
Minecraft: Story Mode gets boxed release date

Minecraft: Story Mode gets boxed release date

Retailers have confirmed a release for Telltale’s Minecraft: Story Mode on disc.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2015 at 12:21PM in News

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UPDATED: Questions asked about GAME's Metal Gear Solid V order cancellations

UPDATED: Questions asked about GAME's Metal Gear Solid V order cancellations

A number of customers who had pre-ordered the Collector’s Edition of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain have had their orders cancelled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2015 at 12:53PM in News
Amazon Underground offers free versions of premium and freemium games

Amazon Underground offers free versions of premium and freemium games

Retailer Amazon has developed a new business model that allows it to offer a number of Android apps to users for free.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2015 at 12:48PM in News
GAME's opening a new London store

GAME's opening a new London store

Tomorrow morning will bring with it the opening of a brand new GAME store in Walthamstow, East London.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2015 at 12:04PM in News
Super Robots overthrow animals as Animal Crossing slips to second place in the Japanese charts

Super Robots overthrow animals as Animal Crossing slips to second place in the Japanese charts

A menagerie of robots, animals, ghosts and squid battled it out at the top of the Japanese games charts last week.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 26th 2015 at 2:00PM in News

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Nintendo cuts 2DS price in US

Nintendo cuts 2DS price in US

The 3DS is now $30 cheaper in North America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2015 at 2:30PM in News
Amazon ditches its trade-in program

Amazon ditches its trade-in program

By the end of the month customers will no longer be able to trade-in their old video games at Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2015 at 11:09AM in News
Smyths to offer free Shiny Rayquaza and Pikachu visits in first promotion with Pokémon

Smyths to offer free Shiny Rayquaza and Pikachu visits in first promotion with Pokémon

Retailer Smyths Toys Superstores is teaming up with The Pokémon Company for the first time as part of a new campaign.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 12th 2015 at 5:00PM in News
Games outpace films and music as decline in UK physical entertainment market slows to 3%

Games outpace films and music as decline in UK physical entertainment market slows to 3%

The ensuing popularity of boxed video games has helped to slow the retraction of the UK’s physical goods market.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 10th 2015 at 8:46AM in News

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EA will now release games in the UK on Thursdays

EA will now release games in the UK on Thursdays

Consoles games form publisher EA will from this point on be released on Thursdays in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2015 at 12:26PM in News
Halo 5 Pink Mist Edition includes replica Needler, costs £450

Halo 5 Pink Mist Edition includes replica Needler, costs £450

Microsoft has revealed one of the more luxurious special editions of recent times.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 10:14AM in News
European Commission: Our 'Digital Single Market' will strengthen the industry

European Commission: Our 'Digital Single Market' will strengthen the industry

The European Commission insists that its proposed Digital Single Market will open up the whole of Europe for games retailers.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 30th 2015 at 9:34AM in News
Yokai Watch Busters retains Japanese charts top spot for a third week as Batman falls

Yokai Watch Busters retains Japanese charts top spot for a third week as Batman falls

Four new releases in the Japanese software Top Ten last week wasn’t enough to dethrone continued phenomenon and chart success Yokai Watch.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 29th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
GAME launches national Great UK Game Off competition

GAME launches national Great UK Game Off competition

A UK-wide competition has been launched by GAME that will culminate in a live final at Insomnia 56.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2015 at 4:03PM in News
Overclockers targets streamers with new StreamR PC hardware range

Overclockers targets streamers with new StreamR PC hardware range

UK PC retailer Overclockers has announced three new PCs that it intends to sell on the strength of their streaming credentials.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2015 at 2:17PM in News
Rory McIlory PGA Tour becomes first-ever golf game to score consecutive No.1s in the UK

Rory McIlory PGA Tour becomes first-ever golf game to score consecutive No.1s in the UK

Rory McIlroy has done the double, staying at the top of the charts for a second week  – making it the very first golf game to do so in the ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 27th 2015 at 11:28AM in News
GAME to grow PC offer with new Razer partnership

GAME to grow PC offer with new Razer partnership

PC peripherals specialist Razer has teamed up with GAME to offer a number of additional products the retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2015 at 2:10PM in News
First Amazon Prime Day video game deals appear

First Amazon Prime Day video game deals appear

Ahead of Amazon’s members-only Prime Day sale tomorrow, the promotion’s first video game offers have started to appear.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 14th 2015 at 3:54PM in News