Entries in 'uk' (194)

All 264 Blockbuster stores to continue trading as buyer is sought

All 264 Blockbuster stores to continue trading as buyer is sought

Blockbuster has said that all of its 264 UK stores will continue trading for the time being while a buyer for the chain is sought.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 1:48PM in News
Sainsbury's regains UK No.2 position in supermarket race

Sainsbury's regains UK No.2 position in supermarket race

Asda has fallen to third in the UK supermarket race.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2013 at 3:37PM in News
Tesco claims a third of Grand Theft Auto V's total spend in UK

Tesco claims a third of Grand Theft Auto V's total spend in UK

A third of all the money spent on Grand Theft Auto V in the UK in its first two weeks on sale in the UK was spent at Tesco.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2013 at 11:17AM in News
Who needs sleep? Trio of midnight launches on the way for GAME staff

Who needs sleep? Trio of midnight launches on the way for GAME staff

Spare a thought for the hard-working staff of UK retailer GAME who face a very busy eight days.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2013 at 10:53AM in News

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Pacman and the Ghostly Adventures set for UK debut

Pacman and the Ghostly Adventures set for UK debut

The latest adventures of Pacman are due to arrive in the UK next year.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Oct 28th 2013 at 10:04AM in News
The Wii lives on in America

The Wii lives on in America

Nintendo has confirmed that American retail will continue to be supplied with Wii consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2013 at 3:15PM in News
£250 Titanfall Collector's Edition is GAME exclusive

£250 Titanfall Collector's Edition is GAME exclusive

GAME has been named as the exclusive stockist of the Titanfall Collector’s Edition in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2013 at 11:37AM in News
How retail made Skylanders

How retail made Skylanders

In his first interview as Activision’s UK MD, Roy Stackhouse speaks to MCV about the success of Skylanders, the launch of Swap Force and why the franchise will live on ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 22nd 2013 at 1:15PM in News

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Warface now available in Europe and America

Warface now available in Europe and America

Crytek’s free-to-play PC browser FPS Warface is now available in Europe and America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2013 at 1:29PM in News
Puzzle & Dragons finally arrives in the UK

Puzzle & Dragons finally arrives in the UK

One of the most successful video games of recent times is finally available on iOS in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 9:35AM in News
A further 27,638 UK shops to close and 164 retail business to fold by 2018 - report

A further 27,638 UK shops to close and 164 retail business to fold by 2018 - report

Powa Technologies – an ecommerce provider, it should be noted – has issued a damning prediction for the future of the British High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2013 at 3:44PM in News
Warner Bros spends big on Batman: Arkham Origins

Warner Bros spends big on Batman: Arkham Origins

Forget PS4 and Xbox One, one of the biggest marketing campaigns of Christmas will be for a current-gen game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 15th 2013 at 3:38PM in News

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Assassin's Creed series surpasses 6.6m UK sales

Assassin's Creed series surpasses 6.6m UK sales

Assassin’s Creed has now sold over 6.6m units in the UK, Ubisoft has told MCV.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Oct 15th 2013 at 3:27PM in News
iPhone trade-ins arrive at UK Apple stores

iPhone trade-ins arrive at UK Apple stores

Consumers are now able to trade-in their old iPhones at Apple stores in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2013 at 11:32AM in News
GTA V reclaims UK No.1; Pokemon and Beyond debut in Top Ten

GTA V reclaims UK No.1; Pokemon and Beyond debut in Top Ten

Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V has claimed it’s second UKIE Gfk Chart-Track All Formats UK No.1 after two weeks at the top for EA’s FIFA 14.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2013 at 9:04AM in News
Radeon R9 290X pricing revealed; First reviews of R7 and R9 cards arrive

Radeon R9 290X pricing revealed; First reviews of R7 and R9 cards arrive

AMD’s top-of-the-range Radeon R9 290X looks like it’s getting a suitably top-of-the-range RRP in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2013 at 11:15AM in News

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FIFA 14 still No.1 but GTA V continues to chase records

FIFA 14 still No.1 but GTA V continues to chase records

EA’s FIFA 14 has held off Grand Theft Auto V to claim its second week as the UKIE Gfk Chart-Track All Formats No.1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2013 at 9:17AM in News
UK games market returns to growth in September

UK games market returns to growth in September

5.17m boxed games were sold in the UK last month, as the games industry returned to growth for the first time in years.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 3rd 2013 at 12:17PM in News
Microsoft announces international Xbox One tour

Microsoft announces international Xbox One tour

A worldwide Xbox One promotional tour will kick off later this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 12:57PM in News
OPINION: Is Steam OS a wolf in sheep's clothing?

OPINION: Is Steam OS a wolf in sheep's clothing?

There’s much excitement online this week as Valve detailed more of its battleplan to get Steam a space in the living room.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Sep 27th 2013 at 11:58AM in News
Partners in crime: Rockstar and retail in £100m haul

Partners in crime: Rockstar and retail in £100m haul

UK games retail made over £100m from software sales last week as Grand Theft Auto V broke all UK records.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 27th 2013 at 11:45AM in News
£430 PS4 Killzone bundle coming to UK

£430 PS4 Killzone bundle coming to UK

A bundle including a PS4 console, two DualShock 4 controllers, Killzone Shadow Fall and a PlayStation Camera is coming to the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 2:02PM in News
Microsoft's top of the range Surface Pro 2 costs £1,439

Microsoft's top of the range Surface Pro 2 costs £1,439

The second generation of Microsoft’s Surface tablet PCs have been revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2013 at 12:10PM in News
61% of Brits think violent games cause real-world violence

61% of Brits think violent games cause real-world violence

A YouGov poll has revealed that the majority of Britons believe that video games violence can be a catalyst for real-world violence.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 4:00PM in News
Swap Force is most pre-ordered Skylanders game

Swap Force is most pre-ordered Skylanders game

Pre-orders for this year’s Skylanders are 60 per cent higher than last year’s smash hit, Skylanders Giants.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Sep 20th 2013 at 2:18PM in News