Entries in 'pre' (58)

US: Pre-owned market worth $2bn

US: Pre-owned market worth $2bn

Games market analyst Michael Pachter has stated that the pre-owned games market in North Ameica is worth around $2bn annually, with 100m units sold in stores across the region each ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2009 at 11:18AM in News
GAME on why consumers value pre-owned

GAME on why consumers value pre-owned

GAME COO Terry Scicluna has told MCV that the games industry must accept pre-owned games as ‘something customers love’.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2009 at 3:13PM in News
GameStop: DSi pre-orders double that of original DS

GameStop: DSi pre-orders double that of original DS

Ahead of the release of Nintendo’s third iteration of its popular dual screen handheld the DSi next month, GameStop’s senior VP of merchandising Bob McKenzie has said that the global ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2009 at 10:23AM in News
GameStop dismisses Amazon’s pre-owned move

GameStop dismisses Amazon’s pre-owned move

With GameStop’s share price slipping following the announcement of Amazon’s entry into the pre-owned games market, CEO Dan DeMatteo has dismissed the online retailer’s second hand ambitions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2009 at 2:28PM in News

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GameStop stock falls following Amazon’s pre-owned news

GameStop stock falls following Amazon’s pre-owned news

The news that online retail giant Amazon is to enter the pre-owned games market has seen the shares of High Street rival GameStop take a steep fall, dipping 14 per ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2009 at 10:50AM in News
Toys R Us trialling pre-owned

Toys R Us trialling pre-owned

US retail giant Toys R Us has become the latest High Street retailer to test out the pre-owned game waters with the news that it is trialling a second hand ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2009 at 2:17PM in News
GameStop: Pre-owned games are vital to new game sales

GameStop: Pre-owned games are vital to new game sales

The CEO of leading North American and global games retailer GameStop has insisted that the pre-owned sector is a vital element in the market for new games, and that moves ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2008 at 12:20PM in News
Free songs for Lips pre-orders

Free songs for Lips pre-orders

Ahead of its anticipated release at the end of November, Microsoft has lifted the lid on its North American pre-order scheme for Xbox 360 karaoke title Lips.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2008 at 3:02PM in News