Entries in 'gamestation' (170)

OPINION: About that MCV cover...

OPINION: About that MCV cover...

GAME's communications boss called me earlier. I am not a popular person at the retailer's Basingstoke HQ right now. And for good reason.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 15th 2012 at 5:28PM in News
TIMELINE: GAME's year from hell

TIMELINE: GAME's year from hell

It was in February last year that GAME announced its bold plans to transform its business.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 15th 2012 at 11:27AM in News
Xbox and Activision pull GAME support, says leaked memo

Xbox and Activision pull GAME support, says leaked memo

A leaked memo from GAME, seen by MCV, says that Activision and Microsoft are the latest publishing giants to not supply the troubled specialist giant.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 14th 2012 at 11:15PM in News
GAME confirms rescue bid

GAME confirms rescue bid

GAME Group has confirmed that a 'third party' has shown an interest in providing financial support to the stricken retailer.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 14th 2012 at 5:43PM in News

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GAME's shares rally on acquisition reports

GAME's shares rally on acquisition reports

GAME’s share price has shot above two pence following reports the retailer is about to be bought.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 14th 2012 at 4:44PM in News
Ninja Gaiden 3 and Warriors Orochi 3 also skip GAME

Ninja Gaiden 3 and Warriors Orochi 3 also skip GAME

Just minutes after it was revealed that Capcom’s Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City will not be stocked at GAME, two more upcoming releases have joined the pile.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2012 at 10:52AM in News
GAME not stocking Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City

GAME not stocking Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City

Capcom’s upcoming release Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City will not be sold at GAME or Gamestation, MCV can confirm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2012 at 10:03AM in News
GAME buyer 'would prefer to wait for a formal administration'

GAME buyer 'would prefer to wait for a formal administration'

Pundits say that GAME will have to go into administration or become insolvent before acquirers step in.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 12th 2012 at 1:00PM in News

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UPDATE: GAME.co.uk "down for maintenance"

UPDATE: GAME.co.uk "down for maintenance"

The websites for both GAME and Gamestation have this morning been taken down.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2012 at 11:14AM in News
Latest GAME statement shows firm's uncertain future

Latest GAME statement shows firm's uncertain future

Mounting weekend speculation about GAME has forced the Group to issue a statement about its future.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 12th 2012 at 7:12AM in News
Riccitiello: "Other retailers will absorb the business" if GAME goes

Riccitiello: "Other retailers will absorb the business" if GAME goes

He carefully avoided naming it, but EA's CEO last week said it's "all but a certainty" GAME has two terrible weeks ahead. But he thinks other retailers will pick up ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 11th 2012 at 10:18PM in News
Report - GAME puts itself up for sale

Report - GAME puts itself up for sale

GAME has hired Rothschild to find a buyer for the beleaguered retailer, The Sunday Times reports.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 11th 2012 at 4:20PM in News

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Don't be too quick to write off GAME

Don't be too quick to write off GAME

Upon walking into a Hertfordshire Gamestation store this lunchtime, you’d be hard pressed to tell anything was afoot.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2012 at 3:02PM in News
GAME claims nearly 50% of Vita launch sales

GAME claims nearly 50% of Vita launch sales

Industry sources have told MCV that very nearly 50 per cent of all Vita hardware sold in the UK on launch week was purchased in a GAME or Gamestation store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2012 at 2:26PM in News
Now Mario Party 9 skips GAME and Gamestation

Now Mario Party 9 skips GAME and Gamestation

A further blow has been delivered to GAME this morning with reports that Mario Party 9 will not be stocked by the retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 29th 2012 at 11:47AM in News
Ubisoft Vita titles arriving in GAME tomorrow

Ubisoft Vita titles arriving in GAME tomorrow

The UK’s leading games retailer GAME will be stocking Ubisoft’s Vita launch games from tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2012 at 1:41PM in News

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Now GAME drops The Last Story entirely

Now GAME drops The Last Story entirely

GAME stores are confirming that they will not be stocking the standard edition of Nintendo’s Wii title The Last Story tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2012 at 2:37PM in News
GAME to close Gameplay.co.uk and 35 stores

GAME to close Gameplay.co.uk and 35 stores

GAME will close Gameplay.co.uk next week, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 22nd 2012 at 5:31PM in News
Vita midnight openings announced

Vita midnight openings announced

The flagship GAME and GameStation stores will hold midnight events for PlayStation Vita.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 17th 2012 at 2:51PM in News
Darksiders II dated, pre-order incentives revealed

Darksiders II dated, pre-order incentives revealed

THQ has confirmed a June 29th release for console and PC title Darksiders II in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2012 at 11:03AM in News
Amazon is the UK's No.1 entertainment retailer

Amazon is the UK's No.1 entertainment retailer

New numbers from Kantar Worldpanel suggest that Amazon overtook HMV in the three months ending December 25th to become the UK’s biggest entertainment retailer for the first time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2012 at 2:31PM in News
Handy Sony map shows where all UK Vitas are

Handy Sony map shows where all UK Vitas are

PlayStation has put together a map to show consumers where they can play Vita.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 6th 2012 at 1:00PM in News
Lender support throws GAME a lifeline

Lender support throws GAME a lifeline

Hours of speculation about GAME's survival are hopefully over as the retailer has brokered a new deal with its lenders.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 7:03PM in News
Trade-in your 3DS and get Vita for £99.99

Trade-in your 3DS and get Vita for £99.99

UK retailer GameStation has unveiled a range of trade-in options for those wishing to offset the cost of a PlayStation Vita by handing over an old machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 31st 2012 at 12:37PM in News
Try Vita at GAME and Gamestation right now

Try Vita at GAME and Gamestation right now

Sony has announced that as of today consumers will be able to get some personal hands-on time with the PlayStation Vita at all of GAME and Gamestation’s 600 UK stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2012 at 12:14PM in News