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Full Reward and Gift card services resume at GAME this weekend

Full Reward and Gift card services resume at GAME this weekend

Retailers GAME and Gamestation have reacted all services for GAME Reward and Gamestation Elite card users.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2012 at 1:04PM in News
Microsoft Flight lands on Steam

Microsoft Flight lands on Steam

Microsoft has ditched Games for Windows Live exclusivity for its free-to-play Flight game, which has just arrived on Steam.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 5th 2012 at 11:39AM in News
Square Enix and Bigpoint team up for "new project"

Square Enix and Bigpoint team up for "new project"

Expanding games publisher Square Enix and online publishing powerhouse Bigpoint have joined forces on a mystery new title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2012 at 11:31AM in News

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"We are not ready for a digital-only future"

"We are not ready for a digital-only future"

The loss of 277 GAME stores is not a reason to abandon the High Street.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 5th 2012 at 9:37AM in News
OPINION: End of the GAME drama renews the market

OPINION: End of the GAME drama renews the market

The problem posed by a large operation like GAME Group was the shadow it cast over everyone else.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Apr 5th 2012 at 9:31AM in News
277 lost GAME shops could cost market £158m

277 lost GAME shops could cost market £158m

The UK games market could be as much as £158m worse off due to the closure of 277 GAME stores.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 5th 2012 at 9:28AM in News
HMV ramps up games marketing "to attract former GAME customers"

HMV ramps up games marketing "to attract former GAME customers"

A video games themed in-store marketing campaign will kick off at entertainment retailer HMV later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2012 at 12:49PM in News

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Notch reveals new sci-fi game 0x10c

Notch reveals new sci-fi game 0x10c

Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson is working on a futuristic space game which could feature a monthly subscription.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 4th 2012 at 9:36AM in News
GAME shares delisted from London Stock Exchange

GAME shares delisted from London Stock Exchange

The Financial Services Authority has delisted shares of GAME from the stock market this morning.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 3rd 2012 at 10:14AM in News
GAME applies for Stock Exchange cancellation

GAME applies for Stock Exchange cancellation

Shareholders holding out hope that they might yet recoup the value of their losses have received some bad news this afternoon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2012 at 4:05PM in News
UKIE expresses relief at GAME acquisition

UKIE expresses relief at GAME acquisition

Games industry trade body UKIE has unsurprisingly welcomed the news that GAME has been saved from administration by retail turnaround specialist OpCapita.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2012 at 3:22PM in News

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GAME: A history in headlines

GAME: A history in headlines

While GAME’s recent tumult has dominated the headlines, it’s easy to forget the many other times GAME has surprised, pleased – and occasionally dismayed – the trade. And MCV reported ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Apr 2nd 2012 at 12:51PM in News
Brand Map: 65% of SingStar players are female

Brand Map: 65% of SingStar players are female

A 65 per cent majority of the total gaming hours logged in SingStar are made up by females, compared to a share of 28 per cent for the average game.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 2nd 2012 at 10:00AM in News
David Hamid becomes new GAME exec chairman

David Hamid becomes new GAME exec chairman

The former joint COO of Dixons, David Hamid, will become GAME's new executive chairman, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2012 at 6:28PM in News
OFFICIAL: GAME UK exits administration

OFFICIAL: GAME UK exits administration

Retailer GAME has announced its exit from administration following a successful bid by Comet owners OpCapita.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2012 at 4:17PM in News

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GAME is saved as deal is agreed

GAME is saved as deal is agreed

A deal has been agreed that has tonight seen GAME exit administration, MCV believes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2012 at 12:01AM in News
OpCapita winning eleventh hour deal to buy GAME UK, says Telegraph

OpCapita winning eleventh hour deal to buy GAME UK, says Telegraph

Investment firm OpCapita WILL be the new owner of the UK GAME stores, according to the Telegraph.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 31st 2012 at 9:23PM in News
Former GAME workers furious at late wage admission

Former GAME workers furious at late wage admission

Nearly two thousand former GAME and Gamestation staff in the UK have only discovered today that they will not receive either payment for their notice periods or redundancy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2012 at 7:04PM in News
UPDATED: GAME customers gift card uncertainty

UPDATED: GAME customers gift card uncertainty

Law firm Thrings LLP has warned GAME customers that they may never be able to redeem any outstanding gift cards they have from the retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2012 at 12:28PM in News
UPDATE: GAME Reward Cards and Gamestation Elite Cards reactivated

UPDATE: GAME Reward Cards and Gamestation Elite Cards reactivated

Administrator PwC has reactivated GAME's Reward Scheme, effective immediately.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2012 at 4:00PM in News
LISTED: GAME/Gamestation closures and remaining stores in detail

LISTED: GAME/Gamestation closures and remaining stores in detail

The first GAME and Gamestation stores to be shut after the chain’s entry into administration have closed their doors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2012 at 10:40AM in News
Report: New GAME bid from OpCapita; GameStop moves for overseas stores

Report: New GAME bid from OpCapita; GameStop moves for overseas stores

Despite news this morning that a deal to take GAME out of administration is now very close, a new report suggests OpCapita has not yet given up hope.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2012 at 10:12AM in News
New game sales 'more than double' at HMV

New game sales 'more than double' at HMV

HMV says its market share on new games has more than doubled.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 29th 2012 at 9:30AM in News