Entries in 'GAME' (234)

Lorry transporting Splatoon stock has been hijacked

Lorry transporting Splatoon stock has been hijacked

A lorry transporting Splatoon stock from Nintendo’s warehouse to GAME has been stolen,

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 27th 2015 at 3:52PM in News
Sports Interactive takes home winners cup from MCV Games 5s

Sports Interactive takes home winners cup from MCV Games 5s

Members of the games industry gathered yesterday to compete over the much sought after MCV Games 5s football tournament winners cup.  

on May 22nd 2015 at 10:20AM in News
Rory McIlroy PGA Tour special edition includes an EA Sports umbrella

Rory McIlroy PGA Tour special edition includes an EA Sports umbrella

In what may be a first, UK retailer GAME is offering a golf umbrella with a special edition of upcoming Rory McIlroy PGA Tour.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 20th 2015 at 12:59PM in News
GAME's back in the retro market

GAME's back in the retro market

Retro gaming appears to be back on the table at GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2015 at 2:14PM in News

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ASA warns Sony and GAME over 20th Anniversary PS4 competition

ASA warns Sony and GAME over 20th Anniversary PS4 competition

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint against Sony and GAME over how last year’s 20th Anniversary PS4 competition was conducted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2015 at 10:36AM in News
GAME Digital appoints Mark Gifford as CFO

GAME Digital appoints Mark Gifford as CFO

The former chief financial officer of department chain Fraser is to take on the role of CFO at GAME Digital.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 6th 2015 at 8:57AM in News
Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector's Edition is £200, GAME-exclusive

Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector's Edition is £200, GAME-exclusive

A premium SKU has been revealed for the next instalment in the Halo franchise.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 1st 2015 at 10:22AM in News
GAME acquires stake in AR developer Ads Reality

GAME acquires stake in AR developer Ads Reality

High Street retailer GAME has purchased a minority stake in UK-based augmented reality company Ads Reality.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 10:05AM in News

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MCV Awards 2015: GAME celebrates triple victory

MCV Awards 2015: GAME celebrates triple victory

GAME took three prizes from the MCV Awards 2015.

on Apr 17th 2015 at 2:05PM in News
UK retail expects toys-to-life growth as LEGO enters the fray

UK retail expects toys-to-life growth as LEGO enters the fray

Leading UK games retailers expect the toys-to-life genre to get even bigger this year with the arrival of LEGO Dimensions.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 17th 2015 at 1:35PM in News
GAME: Guitar Hero and Rock Band can win over hardcore and casual players

GAME: Guitar Hero and Rock Band can win over hardcore and casual players

The CEO of GAME is excited about the imminent return of Guitar Hero and Rock Band, because these games appeal to so many different gamers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 17th 2015 at 1:21PM in News
Ubisoft to publish physical PC version of Homeworld Remastered

Ubisoft to publish physical PC version of Homeworld Remastered

Following its digital release on PC in February, Gearbox’s Homeworld Remastered is getting a physical release next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 11:56AM in News

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Knight becomes GAME's UK Retail MD in senior management shuffle

Knight becomes GAME's UK Retail MD in senior management shuffle

GAME has announced some changes to its senior management team following its recent strategic realignment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2015 at 10:33AM in News
GAME: Black Friday is going nowhere

GAME: Black Friday is going nowhere

The price war that erupted in the games market before Christmas may have hurt GAME’s bottom line, but the retailer says it won’t be backing away from Black Friday.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 26th 2015 at 11:55AM in News
Pokémon retail promotion to offer GAME customers a free Shiny Charizard

Pokémon retail promotion to offer GAME customers a free Shiny Charizard

A new promotion surrounding the last four Pokémon titles is to kick off next Friday at GAME.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 26th 2015 at 9:43AM in News
GAME and 2K team up for in-store Borderlands competition

GAME and 2K team up for in-store Borderlands competition

Four GAME customers will this Friday have the chance to win a remote control Claptrap and other Borderlands: The Handsome Collection related goodies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2015 at 4:11PM in News

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GAME CFO steps down as profits dip

GAME CFO steps down as profits dip

The honeymoon period for the new GAME shows no sign of returning with a drop in profit and the news that the retailer’s CFO is stepping down.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2015 at 9:20AM in News
200 GAME stores to hold Battlefield: Hardline midnight openings

200 GAME stores to hold Battlefield: Hardline midnight openings

More than 200 GAME outlets across the UK will be opening at midnight this Thursday night to celebrate the launch of Battlefield: Hardline.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 18th 2015 at 2:35PM in News
The GAME Marketplace has officially launched

The GAME Marketplace has officially launched

Having soft launched it last month, GAME has now officially launched its new Marketplace initiative online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2015 at 1:24PM in News
GAME: 'VR is the games industry's next big thing'

GAME: 'VR is the games industry's next big thing'

Virtual reality will have as big an impact on video games as motion controls, says GAME 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Multiplay says it won't block retailers from Insomnia events

Multiplay says it won't block retailers from Insomnia events

Events organiser Multiplay has said it does not intend to stop other retailers from exhibiting at future Insomnia events following its acquisition by GAME earlier this month.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 11th 2015 at 1:03PM in News
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