Entries in 'Black Friday' (27)

Amazon boasts of record Black Friday sales for its Fire and Echo devices

Amazon boasts of record Black Friday sales for its Fire and Echo devices

The own-brand devices of the internet’s largest retailer had a bumper Black Friday weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2016 at 10:23AM in News
1.9m games were sold during Black Friday week

1.9m games were sold during Black Friday week

The numbers are in for what looks to have been a massive Black Friday week. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 28th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
UK Weekly Charts: Pokemon is biggest seller but doesn't top charts

UK Weekly Charts: Pokemon is biggest seller but doesn't top charts

Pokémon Sun and Moon technically failed to top the UK weekly charts for their first week. Pokémon Sun debuted at No.3 and Pokémon Moon entered the charts at No.4. GfK however ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Nov 28th 2016 at 9:57AM in News
Black Friday week was Sony's biggest for PS4 hardware since launch

Black Friday week was Sony's biggest for PS4 hardware since launch

This year’s Black Friday retail event helped PlayStation 4 have its biggest week since launch.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 28th 2016 at 9:06AM in News

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GAME's COO Guy Lister talks Black Friday

GAME's COO Guy Lister talks Black Friday

MCV speaks to GAME COO Guy Lister about how the High Street firm is approaching Black Friday this year and how the sales event has affected retail

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 24th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
'Black Friday is the worst thing to happen to retail'

'Black Friday is the worst thing to happen to retail'

The Black Friday sales event has had a deeply negative effect on games retail.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 24th 2016 at 10:45AM in News
Titanfall 2 price slashed by over 50%

Titanfall 2 price slashed by over 50%

The slow sales of EA’s Titanfall 2 have led to a big price cut for the title less than a month after release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2016 at 9:53AM in News
Publishers bemoan Black Friday bundle 'lunacy'

Publishers bemoan Black Friday bundle 'lunacy'

Leading UK games publishers says the ‘obsession’ around PS4 and Xbox One bundles over Black Friday will harm game sales.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 21st 2015 at 10:26AM in News

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This year's Black Friday was PlayStation's best yet

This year's Black Friday was PlayStation's best yet

PlayStation seems to have had a pretty great Black Friday.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 8th 2015 at 10:55AM in News
Black Friday broke some Xbox records

Black Friday broke some Xbox records

Microsoft has said, without revealing any sales numbers, that Black Friday week was a record one for Xbox.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2015 at 1:49PM in News
Over 300,000 consoles sold during Black Friday week in the UK

Over 300,000 consoles sold during Black Friday week in the UK

315,000 games consoles were sold during the Black Friday week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 3rd 2015 at 10:59AM in News
1.8m games sold during Black Friday week

1.8m games sold during Black Friday week

The numbers are finally in for what appears to have been a blockbuster Black Friday.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 2nd 2015 at 10:14AM in News

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III tops Black Friday in US - Infoscout

Call of Duty: Black Ops III tops Black Friday in US - Infoscout

Infoscout has released its list of most popular Black Friday games in terms of revenue, with Call of Duty: Black Ops III coming out on top.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 2nd 2015 at 1:38AM in News
UK physical games charts still AWOL

UK physical games charts still AWOL

Just how did the UK games industry perform during an epic Black Friday sales period?

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 1st 2015 at 4:31PM in News
Black Friday traffic sinks PSN servers

Black Friday traffic sinks PSN servers

Sony’s PlayStation Network is struggling across all platforms – likely as a result of the Black Friday rush.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 27th 2015 at 4:11PM 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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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
Black Friday: What should you expect?

Black Friday: What should you expect?

Black Friday is a US sales event. It signals the end of Thanksgiving and the start of the Christmas sales rush.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 23rd 2015 at 11:45AM in News
Asda: 'Customers don't want to be held hostage by Black Friday deals'

Asda: 'Customers don't want to be held hostage by Black Friday deals'

Asda has turned on Black Friday, signalling its desire to move away from the sales event it helped popularise in the UK.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 10th 2015 at 11:53AM in News
Quarter of gamers holding off purchases until Black Friday

Quarter of gamers holding off purchases until Black Friday

Almost a quarter of PS4, Xbox One and Wii U owners are waiting for a Black Friday bonanza before buying games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 5th 2015 at 9:08AM in News
GAME On: CEO Martyn Gibbs talks Black Friday, digital, physical retail and eSports

GAME On: CEO Martyn Gibbs talks Black Friday, digital, physical retail and eSports

It's been a busy 12 months for GAME, following the High Street retailer's acquisition of eSports specialist Multiplay, hectic Black Friday last year and return to the PC space.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 28th 2015 at 9:22AM in News
Amazon's Prime Day sale a success, outsells biggest-ever Black Friday

Amazon's Prime Day sale a success, outsells biggest-ever Black Friday

Despite accusations of poor deals, Amazon’s Prime Day promotion proved the haters wrong and out-sold the retailer’s best Black Friday event.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2015 at 9:54AM in News
Here are the Amazon Prime Day game deals

Here are the Amazon Prime Day game deals

Amazon’s day of discounts exclusive to its Prime scheme is now underway.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 15th 2015 at 9:43AM 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
Amazon's 'Prime Day' will have 'more deals than Black Friday'

Amazon's 'Prime Day' will have 'more deals than Black Friday'

Online retailer Amazon is to celebrate its 20th birthday on July 15th with what it promises to be a massive sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2015 at 10:12AM in News