Entries in 'GAME' (180)

INTERVIEW: Martyn Gibbs on being back in the GAME

INTERVIEW: Martyn Gibbs on being back in the GAME

GAME, at least the old GAME, used to be notoriously slow at launching things.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 9th 2014 at 1:35PM in News
PICTURES: Two launch events welcome Destiny to UK games retail

PICTURES: Two launch events welcome Destiny to UK games retail

The long wait for Destiny is over, with Activision’s shooter officially launching this morning ahead of what could be a record-breaking game launch in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2014 at 10:58AM in News
Destiny becomes GAME's most pre-ordered new IP

Destiny becomes GAME's most pre-ordered new IP

Ahead of its official worldwide release tomorrow, Destiny has claimed a big UK sales milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2014 at 2:16PM in News
GAME plans 300 midnight openings for Destiny, main event at Stratford

GAME plans 300 midnight openings for Destiny, main event at Stratford

Around 300 GAME stores will be opening their doors at midnight on Monday night (September 8th) for the midnight launch of Bungie’s shooter Destiny.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 12:43PM in News

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Shelf Life: GAME Edinburgh

Shelf Life: GAME Edinburgh

We speak to Ewan Shaw, senior sales assistant at GAME Edinburgh about the store’s expertise on a variety of gaming content, the retailer’s in-store events and why people come in ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 5th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Get any free game you want with an Xbox One console purchase for one week only

Get any free game you want with an Xbox One console purchase for one week only

Microsoft is offering US gamers the chance to claim any game they like free when they pick up n Xbox One console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 2:40PM in News
Pre-order bonus for those who buy Destiny AND Call of Duty from GAME

Pre-order bonus for those who buy Destiny AND Call of Duty from GAME

GAME is offering an extra bit of content for Destiny – but with a big caveat.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 2:21PM in News
How PewDiePie fired Skate 3 back into the charts

How PewDiePie fired Skate 3 back into the charts

If you follow the UK charts as closely as we do, you will have noticed that Skate 3 has been in the Top 40 all year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 26th 2014 at 11:50AM in News

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Games retail gets involved in the Ice Bucket Challenge

Games retail gets involved in the Ice Bucket Challenge

It turns out everyone in the games industry is getting buckets of ice cold water thrown over their heads.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 4:04PM in News
White PS4 Destiny bundle cut to £350 at GAME

White PS4 Destiny bundle cut to £350 at GAME

GAME is now selling the White PS4 Destiny bundle for the same RRP of a normal PS4.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 10:36AM in News
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris pre-order bonuses revealed

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris pre-order bonuses revealed

Square Enix has revealed the pre-order incentives for its upcoming Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris Gold Edition.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 20th 2014 at 5:02PM in News
Gamers can play Far Cry 4 in GAME next week

Gamers can play Far Cry 4 in GAME next week

GAME's latest lock-in event is letting its customers play Far Cry 4 a whole three months before launch.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 20th 2014 at 12:40PM in News

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1TB Call of Duty Xbox One is exclusive to GAME in the UK

1TB Call of Duty Xbox One is exclusive to GAME in the UK

Retailer GAME has grabbed a big hardware exclusive for this Q4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 11:24AM in News
Expect more Sony game announcements at Tokyo Game Show

Expect more Sony game announcements at Tokyo Game Show

Sony had to drop some announcements from its Gamescom 2014 presentation as there wasn’t enough time to fit them all in.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2014 at 1:24PM in News
GAME shares surge following 30% sales jump

GAME shares surge following 30% sales jump

Markets may regard retail flotations as a risk, but GAME’s early success on the stock exchange prove that they can prove very successful

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2014 at 8:55AM in News
Gamers can now buy digital Xbox games direct from GAME

Gamers can now buy digital Xbox games direct from GAME

Xbox has joined the ever-growing number of games companies that are selling digital games directly through High Street retailers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 8th 2014 at 11:39AM in News

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GAME lands WWE 2K15 Hulkamania Edition exclusivity

GAME lands WWE 2K15 Hulkamania Edition exclusivity

The Hulkamania Edition of WWE 2K15 will only be available at GAME in the UK, 2K has announced.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 8th 2014 at 11:02AM in News
Shelf Life: GAME Southampton

Shelf Life: GAME Southampton

We speak to GAME Southampton sales assistant Tom Dent about the importance of knowing the titles you’re selling, making the effort for midnight launches and the effect Mario Kart can ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 8th 2014 at 11:00AM in News
GAME to host Diablo III Ultimate Evil Edition lock-ins

GAME to host Diablo III Ultimate Evil Edition lock-ins

GAME is to host in-store hands-on sessions with Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 7th 2014 at 10:36AM in News
Master Chief statue included in £170 Halo Collection Mjolnir Edition

Master Chief statue included in £170 Halo Collection Mjolnir Edition

Microsoft is including a 12-inch Master Chief statue in its £169.99 Halo Collection special edition.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 11:28AM in News
GAME announces a string of in-store events for Minecraft Month

GAME announces a string of in-store events for Minecraft Month

Former digital darling Minecraft is expanding its High Street reach thanks to a host of events with retailer GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2014 at 3:35PM in News
GAME is winning back market share from supermarkets

GAME is winning back market share from supermarkets

High Street retailer GAME has clawed back some of the UK’s video game market share from supermarkets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2014 at 10:50AM in News
GAME launching range of digital Vita software

GAME launching range of digital Vita software

GAME is to start selling a line of PlayStation Vita digital titles.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 24th 2014 at 2:54PM in News
Respawn returns for second game dev event in Cologne

Respawn returns for second game dev event in Cologne

The Respawn game developer conference has announced the lineup for its second installment.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 24th 2014 at 11:13AM in News
Console and PC game revenues to decline by 12% by 2019

Console and PC game revenues to decline by 12% by 2019

The growth of mobile gaming will erode the console and PC games market by 12 per cent over the next five years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 4:06PM in News