Entries in 'national' (13)

HMV wants its Oxford Street store to be home of new national game launches

HMV wants its Oxford Street store to be home of new national game launches

HMV wants its West End Oxford Street store to become the new home for midnight game launches.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 17th 2012 at 9:21AM in News
National press savages PSN

National press savages PSN

The UK media has gone big on Sony's PSN admission this morning, creating a nightmare morning for the platform holder.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2011 at 10:52AM in News
Tesco trade-ins go national

Tesco trade-ins go national

Supermarket giant Tesco has rolled out its pre-owned games offering to stores across the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2010 at 10:53AM in News
Argos brings used games to all stores

Argos brings used games to all stores

All Argos stores will offer a video game trade-in service from Saturday July 24th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2010 at 1:00PM in News

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Argos clarifies pre-owned ambitions

Argos clarifies pre-owned ambitions

Retailer Argos has confirmed to MCV that its pre-owned trial revealed in March has not been rolled out nationwide… yet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2010 at 12:33PM in News
Tesco and Asda step up pre-owned offer

Tesco and Asda step up pre-owned offer

Having dipped their toes into the pre-owned games market in February, MCV understands that both Asda and Tesco have stepped up their efforts in the sector.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2010 at 6:14PM in News
PS3 bug hits the headlines

PS3 bug hits the headlines

The panic has subsided and it’s business as usual for PS3 owners, but March 1st 2010 will likely never be forgotten by hardcore gamers or indeed the specialist press – ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2010 at 10:23AM in News
Heavy Rain banned in UAE

Heavy Rain banned in UAE

PS3 exclusive Heavy Rain has become the latest game to be banned in the United Arab Emirates thanks to its inclusion of adult material.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2010 at 3:57PM in News

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Rising Star Games boosts Japan tourism

Rising Star Games boosts Japan tourism

The Japan National Tourist Organisation has teamed up with Rising Star Games as part of its ongoing campaign to improve the country’s tourism industry and reputation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 31st 2009 at 10:31AM in News
'Russian ELSPA’ nearing

'Russian ELSPA’ nearing

Russia is set to officially swear in its first video games trade association.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2009 at 3:07PM in News
Afrika heading to West after all?

Afrika heading to West after all?

National Geographic announced earlier this week that it had established a games arm and would in future both develop and publish its own titles. However, of the two titles announced, ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2008 at 10:11AM in News
National Geographic announces gaming arm

National Geographic announces gaming arm

Leading science body National Geographic has announced that it is to enter the games space, with new label National Geographic Games planning to both develop and publish titles across a ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2008 at 4:41PM in News

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National Videogame Archive announced

National Videogame Archive announced

It has been confirmed that the UK’s first official National Videogame Archive is to be launched at a cost of £22bn, with the aim of preserving the history of the ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2008 at 3:06PM in News