Entries in 'GAME' (213)

Opinion: GAME gamble on eSports is a safe bet

Opinion: GAME gamble on eSports is a safe bet

Any investment in eSports is often viewed as a risk.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 5th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Was GAME's £20m Multiplay deal an astute purchase or an unnecessary risk?

Was GAME's £20m Multiplay deal an astute purchase or an unnecessary risk?

‘Retail should get involved with eSports’. It’s a headline we’ve run several times in MCV over the last two years.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 5th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
'GAME will turbocharge eSports in the UK'

'GAME will turbocharge eSports in the UK'

GAME’s £20m swoop for Multiplay can transform eSports in the UK, say leading industry execs.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 5th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Was GAME's purchase of Multiplay a smart move? Find out in this week's MCV

Was GAME's purchase of Multiplay a smart move? Find out in this week's MCV

This week MCV speaks to GAME and Multiplay bosses Martyn Gibbs and Craig Fletcher about the retailer's acquisition of the eSports firm. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 5th 2015 at 10:00AM in News

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GAME acquires Multiplay for £20m

GAME acquires Multiplay for £20m

Retailer GAME has made a big move into the eSports and events space by acquiring Multiplay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 9:07AM in News
EA and GAME team up for in-store Reward Points giveaway

EA and GAME team up for in-store Reward Points giveaway

A new Battlefield: Hardline promotion has kicked off today in the UK’s GAME stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2015 at 2:23PM in News
GAME reveals The Order: 1886 half-price trade-in offer

GAME reveals The Order: 1886 half-price trade-in offer

Consumers can get a 50 per cent discount on new PS4 title The Order: 1886 by trading in a select title at GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2015 at 11:05AM in News

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GAME announces new 3DS midnight openings and data transfer workaround for buyers

GAME announces new 3DS midnight openings and data transfer workaround for buyers

Around a third of GAME stores will be opening their doors at midnight tonight to sell Nintendo’s new 3DS and New 3DS XL.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2015 at 12:45PM in News
Heroes of the Storm marks Blizzard's digital in-store GAME debut

Heroes of the Storm marks Blizzard's digital in-store GAME debut

MOBA upstart Heroes of the Storm is now available to buy on the High Street at GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2015 at 2:27PM in News
GAME rolls out Marketplace and online Gift Card redemptions

GAME rolls out Marketplace and online Gift Card redemptions

Having been offline for much of the weekend, GAME’s website has returned with some additional functionality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2015 at 4:17PM in News
Digital boss Ian Chambers leaves GAME

Digital boss Ian Chambers leaves GAME

GAME has confirmed the departure of its digital boss Ian Chambers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2015 at 11:07AM in News

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Bloodborne and The Order: 1886 kick off GAME's 2015 lock-ins

Bloodborne and The Order: 1886 kick off GAME's 2015 lock-ins

Sony is the partner for the first GAME lock-ins of 2015 which will offer gamers the chance to try upcoming PS4 title Bloodborne and The Order: 1886.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2015 at 12:41PM in News
Majora's Mask 3DS sells out in the US, but still can't be ordered in the UK

Majora's Mask 3DS sells out in the US, but still can't be ordered in the UK

Despite the excitement surrounding its launch yesterday, there’s still no way for UK gamers to pre-order the Majora’s Mask Limited Edition New 3DS XL in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2015 at 9:38AM in News
'Intense competition' leads to GAME profit warning

'Intense competition' leads to GAME profit warning

Significant hardware bundle discounts have led to GAME warning investors that full year earnings will not meet expectations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2015 at 10:59PM in News
GAME is selling Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker from Monday

GAME is selling Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker from Monday

UPDATE 1: A branch of GAME in the South East has just confirmed to MCV that the game will "soft launch" in stores on Monday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2014 at 2:58PM in News

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GAME announces £199.99 Wii U Black Friday bundle

GAME announces £199.99 Wii U Black Friday bundle

The hat-trick of Black Friday hardware bundles at GAME has been completed with a Wii U deal that will be available from midnight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 4:12PM in News
Now £299.99 DriveClub and Last of Us PS4 Black Friday bundle rumoured

Now £299.99 DriveClub and Last of Us PS4 Black Friday bundle rumoured

GAME has confirmed its £299.99 Xbox One hardware bundle for tonight’s Black Friday sale, and now it looks as if it might be joined by a PS4 one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 2:26PM in News
UPDATE: £300 four game Xbox One console bundle in GAME's Black Friday sale

UPDATE: £300 four game Xbox One console bundle in GAME's Black Friday sale

An Xbox One with four games will apparently feature as part of GAME’s Black Friday sale kicking off tonight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 12:22PM in News
GAME announces midnight openings for Black Friday

GAME announces midnight openings for Black Friday

Leading UK retailer GAME is taking the unusual step of opening over 300 of its stores at midnight on the night of Thursday November 27th for Black Friday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2014 at 11:47AM in News
GAME plans GAMEtronics bays and GAME Marketplace for 2015

GAME plans GAMEtronics bays and GAME Marketplace for 2015

A national rollout for GAMEtronics and a new online marketplace called GAME Marketplace are two of the initiatives planned for GAME in the coming year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2014 at 3:48PM in News
Gross revenue climbs as GAME's share price continues to soar

Gross revenue climbs as GAME's share price continues to soar

GAME Digital has reported a 17 per cent increase in group revenue for the quarter ending October 25th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2014 at 12:55PM in News
GAME hands out £1.08m in Reward Points via Virtual Loyalty Shares

GAME hands out £1.08m in Reward Points via Virtual Loyalty Shares

Retailer GAME has over the weekend rewarded 8,000 customers with a big slice of free store credit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2014 at 11:29AM in News
GAME's Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare midnight opening will happen on SUNDAY night

GAME's Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare midnight opening will happen on SUNDAY night

Activision and GAME are this year allowing fans who queue up for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare at midnight to get the game a day earlier than everyone else.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2014 at 1:58PM in News