Entries in 'Retail' (835)

Amazon gets go-ahead for UK drone delivery testing

Amazon gets go-ahead for UK drone delivery testing

The days of answering a knock at the door to be greeted with the sound of an absent courier screeching off down the street could be nearing an end.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 26th 2016 at 10:59AM in News
Microsoft lowers Xbox One US price for third time in two months

Microsoft lowers Xbox One US price for third time in two months

The Xbox One has had yet another price cut in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 25th 2016 at 11:25AM in News
Overwatch conquers a weak June for UK games retail

Overwatch conquers a weak June for UK games retail

Overwatch was the best-selling title at UK games retail last month.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 25th 2016 at 10:14AM in News
Microsoft confirms August 2nd launch for 2TB Xbox One S

Microsoft confirms August 2nd launch for 2TB Xbox One S

The Xbox One S will debut on August 2nd, Microsoft has now confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 18th 2016 at 2:39PM in News

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Microsoft explains ReCore's lower Xbox One price point

Microsoft explains ReCore's lower Xbox One price point

ReCore has a $40 RRP in the US – that’s some way short from what you might expect for a first party triple-A title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2016 at 3:42PM in News
G2A introduces new seller verifications

G2A introduces new seller verifications

Additional layers of security have been introduced to G2A.com, the key reseller has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2016 at 3:38PM in News
Now PC manufacturers warn of Brexit price rises

Now PC manufacturers warn of Brexit price rises

A number of the leading PC manufacturers have said that prices may have to increase to offset the sharp decreases being suffered by the post-Brexit pound.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2016 at 2:56PM in News

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Doom holds No.1 in UK charts, Rocket League speeds into No.6

Doom holds No.1 in UK charts, Rocket League speeds into No.6

Doom is No.1 for the second week in a row, but it was an overall poor week for games retail.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2016 at 10:05AM in News
Microsoft cuts Xbox One to £199.99

Microsoft cuts Xbox One to £199.99

One particular Xbox One SKU can be had for the tidy sum of just £199.99 on the Xbox.com store right now.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2016 at 11:00AM in News
G2A accuses TinyBuild of 'unjustified demands'

G2A accuses TinyBuild of 'unjustified demands'

The war of words between TinyBuild and G2A.com has significantly intensified, with the retailer rebutting the studio’s recent accusations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2016 at 10:30AM in News

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GameStop says NX will use physical media

GameStop says NX will use physical media

Leading US retailer GameStop has seemingly put to bed rumours that Nintendo’s NX may ditch physical media.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2016 at 4:11PM in News
Offworld Trading boss wants an end to Early Access refunds and reviews

Offworld Trading boss wants an end to Early Access refunds and reviews

Steam’s Early Access system should run on a different set of rules to the rest of the store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2016 at 11:49AM in News
Amazon becomes Official Retail Partner for EGX

Amazon becomes Official Retail Partner for EGX

Major consumer expo EGX has announced that Amazon will be the event’s new retail partner.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 6th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Microsoft cuts the price of Xbox One ahead of E3

Microsoft cuts the price of Xbox One ahead of E3

Xbox One has had another price cut, lending further credence to widespread rumours of a new version being in the works.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2016 at 9:54AM in News

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Share price tumbles as GAME suffers credit insurance blow

Share price tumbles as GAME suffers credit insurance blow

The share price of GAME Digital is currently at its lowest ever point.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2016 at 2:12PM in News
Minecraft's retail price IS going up

Minecraft's retail price IS going up

The retail price of Minecraft is being increased in the UK, MCV can confirm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2016 at 1:34PM in News
Overwatch releasing a day early at US stores

Overwatch releasing a day early at US stores

US gamers who intend to buy the physical version of Blizzard’s Overwatch will be able to get their hands on the game a day early.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2016 at 10:19AM in News
Rovio backs augmented reality to boost High Street retail

Rovio backs augmented reality to boost High Street retail

Angry Birds creator Rovio says that High Street stores should use augmented reality (AR) to make shopping more fun. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 9th 2016 at 10:27AM in News
'Nintendo just switched off Wii U's life support'

'Nintendo just switched off Wii U's life support'

The Wii U is finished, say leading games retailers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 6th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
GameStop: Wii U was disappointing to everyone

GameStop: Wii U was disappointing to everyone

The boss of GameStop has admitted that Wii U has fallen short of both its own expectations and those of its creator Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 1:25PM in News
Physical release planned for Salt and Sanctuary; PC date nears

Physical release planned for Salt and Sanctuary; PC date nears

Indie hit Salt and Sanctuary is to be subject to a physical release on PS4, developer Ska Studios has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 10:25AM in News
GameStop explains its trade-in programme... with goats

GameStop explains its trade-in programme... with goats

US retail giant GameStop has rolled out an… interesting marketing push to promote its trade-in scheme. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 29th 2016 at 3:00PM in News
Huge Crate teams with GAME, announces Dirt Rally debut

Huge Crate teams with GAME, announces Dirt Rally debut

Loot boxes seem to be very much the thing right now, so it isn’t the biggest shock in the world to hear that another company is trying to muscle its ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2016 at 12:15PM in News