Entries in 'pre-owned' (228)
Forget Online Passes – renting is the new weapon for the war on pre-owned.
Feargus Urquhart, the CEO of developer Obsidian, has criticised the use of the Online Pass in the industry’s battle against pre-owned video games.
Last year, Argos, Asda and Tesco made headlines by accepting trade-ins.
The release of Batman: Arkham City last Friday marks, by all accounts, the arrival of the best game produced for 2011. For retailers, it will be a cash cow. For consumers, ...
Online retail firm The Hut Group has set up a new website that allows customers to buy and sell pre-owned video games.
French developer Quantic Dream has estimated that it lost anywhere between €5m and €10m to pre-owned sales of its PS3 hit Heavy Rain.
Electronic Arts may have invited negativity over the past year with its divisive Online Pass system, but it has turned out to be a nice little earner for the firm.
Both GAME and Gamestation have stopped selling pre-owned versions of older Xbox 360 consoles, it has confirmed.
The pre-owned games sector is very beneficial to the health of the overall games sector, retailer GameStop has argued.
id Software is integrating a slightly different approach to the Online Pass system in its upcoming shooter Rage.
The veteran Codemasters CEO has no qualms about speaking his mind, particularly when it comes to the UK games industry.
Retailer GAME is returning to its Play&Trade offer that allows gamers to buy one of a selection of titles and trade it back at a guaranteed rate.
US games retail giant GameStop is expected to reach revenues of $1.5bn in 2014 due to an increased digital push.
Ubisoft is the latest publisher rumoured to be introducing an online pass that charges pre-owned buyers extra for in-game content.
NPD’s Games Industry: Total Consumer Spend report has revealed that the US games market is quickly approaching the point where new, boxed video games sales are no longer the primary ...
This latest few hundred words of early-morning, blurry-eyed ranting may come on the back of Sony's confirmation of the PSN Pass. But it's not aimed at Sony. Well, it is, ...
Sony has officially confirmed its intentions to debut the PSN Pass with September's shooter release Resistance 3 on PSN.
Publisher Capcom has said that the controversial save system used in 3DS title Resident Evil: The Mercenaries is unlikely to be incorporated into other titles.
Capcom has defended the lack of a reset option in Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D.
UK entertainment retailer HMV will not be accepting trade-in copies of 3DS title Resident Evil: Mercenaries, which is released in the UK this Friday.
Capcom has told MCV that the second hand trade-in value of 3DS title Resident Evil: The Mercenaries will not be dented by the game's strict data management options.
GAME is offering 3DS owners the chance to pick up The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D for just 99p.
Ian Shepherd, the CEO of leading UK games retailer GAME, has said that the attitude of publishers toward pre-owned has changed.
Consumers have reacted positively to Amazon UK’s trade-in offer, the company has told MCV.