Entries in 'gamestation' (170)

A goodbye to Gamestation - former staffers reminisce

A goodbye to Gamestation - former staffers reminisce

Last week Game Retail announced that, after 19 years, Gamestation will cease to exist.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 24th 2012 at 1:08PM in News
FIFA, Wii U and ten pages on DVD and Blu-ray in this week's MCV

FIFA, Wii U and ten pages on DVD and Blu-ray in this week's MCV

This week's MCV is now available to download - and it is jam-packed with features and stories, including our bumper 10-page guide to the DVD and Blu-ray sector.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 20th 2012 at 11:57AM in News
OPINION: Gamestation - The sensible sacrifice

OPINION: Gamestation - The sensible sacrifice

There is a lot of unnecessary conflict within the games industry.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 17th 2012 at 4:00PM in News
Gibbs: How the death of Gamestation will make GAME stronger

Gibbs: How the death of Gamestation will make GAME stronger

Game Retail CEO Martyn Gibbs tells MCV why Gamestation had to die and how its spirit will live on within a new GAME.
 
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Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 14th 2012 at 6:15PM in News

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New GAME will feature 'the best of Gamestation'

New GAME will feature 'the best of Gamestation'

The new GAME will combine the best of Gamestation and GAME into one new chain, the firm has told MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 14th 2012 at 12:26PM in News
OPINION: The Gamestation gamble

OPINION: The Gamestation gamble

From the moment there ceased to be a GAME and Gamestation store in every major town, Game Retail Group must have known a unification of its brands was inevitable.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2012 at 11:30AM in News
End of an era: Gamestation rebranded as GAME

End of an era: Gamestation rebranded as GAME

Game Retail has announced today that all its stores will now operate under one brand – GAME.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 14th 2012 at 10:55AM in News
GAME Oxford Street is closing

GAME Oxford Street is closing

On September 8th, GAME will close its flagship Oxford Street store.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 22nd 2012 at 5:12PM in News

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Nintendo 3DS XL is out tomorrow: Where's cheapest?

Nintendo 3DS XL is out tomorrow: Where's cheapest?

With a 90 per cent bigger screen, more grown-up design and refined controls, 3DS XL is an attractive new device. But who has the best deal?

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 27th 2012 at 12:29PM in News
Dishonored goodies now available for pre-order

Dishonored goodies now available for pre-order

Bethesda has teamed up with leading UK retailers to create exclusive pre-order incentives for its hotly anticipated new IP Dishonored.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 27th 2012 at 11:19AM in News
GAME grabs Max Payne 3 exclusive

GAME grabs Max Payne 3 exclusive

A free multiplayer map will be offered to all those who pre-order Max Payne 3 from GAME or Gamestation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2012 at 10:06AM in News
Witcher 2 coming to GAME as new releases return

Witcher 2 coming to GAME as new releases return

Namco Bandai has announced that upcoming RPG The Witcher 2 will be available at GAME and Gamestation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2012 at 10:21AM in News

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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
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
Martyn Gibbs is new GAME CEO

Martyn Gibbs is new GAME CEO

Martyn Gibbs has returned to GAME as the firm's new CEO.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 2nd 2012 at 10:12AM in News

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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
277 GAME and Gamestation stores close, 40% of workforce axed

277 GAME and Gamestation stores close, 40% of workforce axed

Administrator PwC has today closed the doors on 277 of The GAME Group’s 609 UK and Ireland stores, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2012 at 4:02PM in News
GAME suspends Reward and Gift Cards

GAME suspends Reward and Gift Cards

Customers are no longer able to use their Reward Cards in GAME or Gamestation stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2012 at 2:45PM in News
Royal Bank of Scotland tables GAME bid, papers claim

Royal Bank of Scotland tables GAME bid, papers claim

It appears to be a day of conflicting newspaper reports, with The Sunday Times reporting that RBS has offered to buy GAME out of administration.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 25th 2012 at 10:40AM in News
'One clear front runner' for GAME

'One clear front runner' for GAME

There is one clear front runner to buy GAME as part of a post-pack administration, sources close to the administrators have told MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 24th 2012 at 9:38AM in News
OPINION: Applause for GAME and Gamestation store staff

OPINION: Applause for GAME and Gamestation store staff

It might surprise you that the one point I was called out for most last week wasn’t our contentious cover – but my implication that GAME had given up fighting.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 22nd 2012 at 10:39AM in News
GAME: Staff will be paid

GAME: Staff will be paid

GAME has told its staff they will be 'paid what they've earned,' the retailer tells MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 21st 2012 at 3:04PM in News
UPDATED: Gamestation may be sacrificed for new look GAME chain

UPDATED: Gamestation may be sacrificed for new look GAME chain

One way or another, GAME as we know it has GONE, and may be replaced by something entirely different on Monday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2012 at 7:10PM in News
Report - GAME has one week to raise £180m

Report - GAME has one week to raise £180m

GAME Group is in a race to secure £180m to pay creditors or face administration, The Sunday Times reports.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 18th 2012 at 9:21AM in News