Entries in 'HMV' (339)

MTV Games reveals HMV Beatles: Rock Band promo

MTV Games reveals HMV Beatles: Rock Band promo

MTV Games has partnered with HMV and ticket exchange firm Seatwave on a Beatles: Rock Band promotion.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 12th 2010 at 9:26AM in News
Record Xmas for HMV

Record Xmas for HMV

HMV group has reported a 14.6 per cent year-on-year increase in its UK and Ireland stores for the five weeks ending January 2nd 2010. For the ten weeks ending on ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2010 at 10:49AM in News
HMV nabs Heavy Rain CE exclusive

HMV nabs Heavy Rain CE exclusive

Sony Europe has confirmed to VG247 that the Collector’s Edition of PS3-exclusive title Heavy Rain will be available exclusively through HMV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2010 at 1:44PM in News
Retailers slash £50 off Xbox 360

Retailers slash £50 off Xbox 360

With the clock ticking on the rapid approach to Christmas retailers are stepping up their efforts to capture as much consumer spend as they can before the festive spend dries ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2009 at 5:11PM in News

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Games grow at HMV despite fewer releases

Games grow at HMV despite fewer releases

As part of its trading statement today HMV has offered further details on the success of its games category - reporting continued successes in areas like pre-owned in the face ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Dec 11th 2009 at 9:50AM in News
Sales up at HMV

Sales up at HMV

HMV has this morning reported a rise in sales for the 26 weeks up to October 24th, 2009, with reduced losses and larger market share.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Dec 11th 2009 at 9:49AM in News
HMV appoints new Head of Online

HMV appoints new Head of Online

Entertainment retailer HMV has announced the immediate appointment of Sarah Hughes as its new head of online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2009 at 11:26AM in News
UK games industry spends £97m on Xmas

UK games industry spends £97m on Xmas

The UK games industry has slashed a third off its Q4 marketing spend for this year – as the economic slowdown wounds the trade in its most crucial period.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 3rd 2009 at 9:33AM in News

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Bayonetta special editions revealed

Bayonetta special editions revealed

UK retailers have secured exclusive pre-order packs for Sega's upcoming new IP, Bayonetta.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 2nd 2009 at 12:49PM in News
PSPgo slashed to £150

PSPgo slashed to £150

Shoppers traversing the UK High Street this weekend would have seen a number of impressive video game savings – but few would have topped HMV’s current deal on Sony’s PSPgo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2009 at 11:50AM in News
2,000 midnight MW2 launches

2,000 midnight MW2 launches

Over 2,000 UK stores held a midnight launch for Activision Blizzard’s Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 last night.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 10th 2009 at 10:23AM in News
HMV calms Modern Warfare concerns

HMV calms Modern Warfare concerns

A mid-week release, the postal strikes – all the ingredients are there for a street-date break on Activision’s Modern Warfare 2, but retailer HMV has quashed rumours that it had ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2009 at 9:30AM in News

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HMVCurzon welcomes games publishers

HMVCurzon welcomes games publishers

HMV has invited games publishers to display their wares at the retailer's new cinema venture.
The firm believes that HMVCurzon
– which opened in Wimbledon, London last month – can ...

by Tim Ingham
on Nov 4th 2009 at 5:25PM in News
HMV unveils vision of retail's future

HMV unveils vision of retail's future

Those who enthusiastically condemned the High Street to history at London Games Conference were wide of the mark: Because entertainment retailers aren't actually reliant on boxed product to survive.

by Tim Ingham
on Nov 4th 2009 at 1:05PM in News
HMV targeting former Zavvi stores

HMV targeting former Zavvi stores

Entertainment retailer HMV has confirmed that it's upcoming temporary Christmas stores will target locations now vacated thanks to the demise of Zavvi and Woolworths.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2009 at 10:35AM in News
HMV launches High Street cinema

HMV launches High Street cinema

HMV will launch its first in-store cinema in London on Friday (October 23rd) - the first step in its re-birth as an 'entertainment hub for popular culture'.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 18th 2009 at 3:55PM in News

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HMV opens 12 temporary Xmas outlets

HMV opens 12 temporary Xmas outlets

HMV will open 12 new temporary stores across the UK this month – with games playing a ‘key role’ in their layout.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 9th 2009 at 11:10AM in News
HMV to launch digital games service?

HMV to launch digital games service?

HMV hopes to use its stake in digital delivery service 7Digital to take on the likes of Steam and Metaboli.
The retailer acquired a 50 per cent stake in 7Digital ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2009 at 10:19AM in News
Modern Warfare 2 Veteran Edition announced

Modern Warfare 2 Veteran Edition announced

GAME.co.uk is exclusively selling Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Veteran Edition for Xbox 360 and PS3.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 18th 2009 at 12:07PM in News
Activision reveals Europe-wide Guitar Hero challenge

Activision reveals Europe-wide Guitar Hero challenge

Europe will go head-to-head in the Guitar Hero ‘jump in, jump out’ world record attempt for the largest number of gamers in a single Guitar Hero session.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 10th 2009 at 1:13PM in News
Games industry rounds on file sharers

Games industry rounds on file sharers

HMV’s CEO Simon Fox has backed calls for Internet Service Providers to do more to prevent illegal downloading of copyright material.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 7th 2009 at 3:42PM in News
HMV reveals sales rise

HMV reveals sales rise

The HMV Group’s UK and Ireland division has posted 12.5 per cent total sales growth for the 18 weeks to August 29th – with like-for-like sales up 1.7 per cent.

by Tim Ingham
on Sep 3rd 2009 at 12:21PM in News
PS3 Slim down to £229.99

PS3 Slim down to £229.99

UK online retailer ShopTo has reduced the PS3 Slim to £229.99.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 25th 2009 at 12:53PM in News
Modern Warfare 2 Prestige Edition sold out

Modern Warfare 2 Prestige Edition sold out

HMV's allocation of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Prestige Edition has sold out.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 21st 2009 at 1:27PM in News
Fox rules himself out of ITV race

Fox rules himself out of ITV race

There’s been some good news this morning for national entertainment retailer HMV with news that its chief executive Simon Fox has seemingly ruled himself out of the running for the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 11th 2009 at 11:23AM in News