Entries in 'trade-in' (75)

Strong response for Amazon trade-ins

Strong response for Amazon trade-ins

Consumers have reacted positively to Amazon UK’s trade-in offer, the company has told MCV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2011 at 12:51PM in News
Dirt 3 gets the £4.99 treatment

Dirt 3 gets the £4.99 treatment

Codemasters' Dirt 3, which releases tomorrow in the UK, is the latest title to see its price cut on the High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2011 at 9:13AM in News
HMV's LA Noire offer - on or off?

HMV's LA Noire offer - on or off?

At the time of writing MCV is unable to confirm whether or not HMV is to press ahead with plans to offer LA Noire for just £4.99 to anyone who ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2011 at 5:10PM in News
Trade-in, get LA Noire for £4.99

Trade-in, get LA Noire for £4.99

UPDATE 1: HMV has been in contact with MCV to say that it has "no such deal available". MCV is expecting to receive confirmation of other offers from a key ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2011 at 12:37PM in News

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HMV launches games trade-in app

HMV launches games trade-in app

HMV has launched a new Android and iPhone app that tells gamers how much their games are worth.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 11th 2011 at 10:48PM in News
CEX offering £215 for 3DS trade-in

CEX offering £215 for 3DS trade-in

3DS owners that have had second thoughts can receive £215 when they trade their handheld in to CEX.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 28th 2011 at 12:56PM in News
HMV offers £200 3DS trade-in guarantee

HMV offers £200 3DS trade-in guarantee

Retailer HMV is going all out to win as much market share as it possibly can on Nintendo's 3DS console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2011 at 2:46PM in News
No trade-ins for DC Universe Online

No trade-ins for DC Universe Online

It has been confirmed that consumers who buy DC Universe Online will be unable to trade in their copies of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 14th 2011 at 10:33AM in News

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GAME selling Test Drive for £5

GAME selling Test Drive for £5

Retailer GAME is offering a guaranteed trade-in offer on Namco Bandai's Test Drive Unlimited 2 that effectively means gamers can obtain the title for just £5.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2011 at 8:56AM in News
Can pre-owned prosper online?

Can pre-owned prosper online?

Selling previously played titles online may open businesses up to a nationwide – or even worldwide – customer base, and provide an extra opportunity for making margins.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2011 at 1:19PM in News
'Games lose value quicker than cars'

'Games lose value quicker than cars'

"Brand new video games can lose as much value in percentage terms in just three days as a car would over three years" - that's the eye-catching introduction to a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2011 at 1:54PM in News
New GT5 offers still emerging

New GT5 offers still emerging

No doubt many readers will already have their hands on that long-awaited copy of Gran Turismo 5, which launches in the UK today. But for those who haven’t, new High ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2010 at 8:16AM in News

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Blockbuster sells GT5 for 99p

Blockbuster sells GT5 for 99p

After five long years, Gran Turismo fans will be able to pick up the eagerly awaited fifth instalment in the racing series for just under a quid.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 23rd 2010 at 5:11PM in News
AC Brotherhood price roundup

AC Brotherhood price roundup

The latest release in the Assassin’s Creed saga – which is doing brilliantly with critics – has sparked off yet another price war on the UK High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2010 at 12:12PM in News
Gran Turismo 5 for £4.99

Gran Turismo 5 for £4.99

Entertainment retailer HMV is to sell Sony’s Gran Turismo 5 for just £4.99 next week to any customer happy to trade-in a copy of Codemasters’ F1 2010 for PS3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2010 at 11:39AM in News
Tesco trade-in plans go national

Tesco trade-in plans go national

Supermarket behemoth Tesco has now rolled out its pre-owned games service to all of its Extra stores.
That’s nearly 200 shops across the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2010 at 8:25AM in News

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Black Ops for £4.97 at Asda

Black Ops for £4.97 at Asda


With just over 24 hours to go until retailers in the UK open their doors at midnight to welcome the arrival of Call of Duty: Black Ops, Asda has come ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2010 at 6:57PM in News
GAME selling Black Ops for £24.99…

GAME selling Black Ops for £24.99…

MCV can reveal that leading UK games retailer GAME will be selling Call of Duty: Black Ops on day one for £24.99.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2010 at 3:00PM in News
HMV selling Black Ops for £7.99

HMV selling Black Ops for £7.99

With the industry waiting to see whether next week’s Call of Duty: Black Ops will spark off another round of supermarket price wars, HMV has become the first retailer to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2010 at 10:31AM in News
HMV: Pre-owned supports new releases

HMV: Pre-owned supports new releases

One of the UK’s leading retail execs has claimed that the vast pre-owned video games market is vital to the sale of new release titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2010 at 1:48PM in News
Cousens issues pre-owned warning

Cousens issues pre-owned warning

Publishers must find a way to monetize sales of pre-owned software if developers are to maintain their ability to expand the potential of games – that’s the warning of Codemasters ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2010 at 6:30PM in News
Argos brings used games to all stores

Argos brings used games to all stores

All Argos stores will offer a video game trade-in service from Saturday July 24th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2010 at 1:00PM in News
Xbox Slim trade-in offers announced

Xbox Slim trade-in offers announced

As promised, UK retailer GAME has revealed details of a special trade-in offer that it hopes will entice existing console owners to upgrade to a new Xbox 360 S.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2010 at 4:03PM in News
GAME offers Xbox Slim trade-in deals

GAME offers Xbox Slim trade-in deals

UK retailer GAME doesn’t just see the Xbox 360 Slim as a chance to sell the console to a wider audience – it wants to sell the console to existing ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2010 at 5:36PM in News
Argos clarifies pre-owned ambitions

Argos clarifies pre-owned ambitions

Retailer Argos has confirmed to MCV that its pre-owned trial revealed in March has not been rolled out nationwide… yet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2010 at 12:33PM in News