Entries in 'Retail' (488)

Digital version of Minecraft: Xbox One Edition is exclusive to GAME on the High Street

Digital version of Minecraft: Xbox One Edition is exclusive to GAME on the High Street

GAME has been revealed as the exclusive High Street supplier of the digital version of Minecraft: Xbox One Edition.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 3:36PM in News
Amazon announces new Fire tablet and Kindle range

Amazon announces new Fire tablet and Kindle range

Leading retailer and growing platform holder Amazon has announced a complete refresh of its Fire tablet and Kindle ereader range.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 3:15PM in News
Phones4u staff warned that they may not get full wages

Phones4u staff warned that they may not get full wages

Staff at UK retailer Phones 4u have been told that their wages are likely to be curtailed as hope for the troubled company begins to fade.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 10:23AM in News
Minecraft PS4 heads to retail next month

Minecraft PS4 heads to retail next month

Sony has announced the PlayStation 4 edition of Minecraft will receive a retail release in Europe and North America.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 19th 2014 at 12:58AM in News

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PC code stripping: 'Asian market is rotten to the core'

PC code stripping: 'Asian market is rotten to the core'

Asia is another major territory selling cheap PC codes to games retailers in Europe, an MCV investigation can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 18th 2014 at 3:56PM in News
Chart-Track predicts UK boxed market to hit £2bn in 2016

Chart-Track predicts UK boxed market to hit £2bn in 2016

The UK games boxed market will be worth £1.98bn by 2016, Chart-Track says.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 16th 2014 at 10:27AM in News
GAME acquires GameStop's Spanish stores

GAME acquires GameStop's Spanish stores

UK-based retailer GAME has acquired some of the Spanish store portfolio of High Street rival GameStop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 3:02PM in News
Phones 4u enters administration, closes all 550 stores

Phones 4u enters administration, closes all 550 stores

High street mobile phone retailer Phones 4u has entered administration and made the surprise decision to immediately close all of its stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 11:41AM in News

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The Walking Dead hits PS4 and Xbox One in October

The Walking Dead hits PS4 and Xbox One in October

Telltale's hit licensed adventure game The Walking Dead will debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 12th 2014 at 12:12AM in News
GfK Chart-Track says it now covers 95% of the market

GfK Chart-Track says it now covers 95% of the market

GfK Chart-Track is changing how it is calculating the market value in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 11th 2014 at 12:42PM in News
INTERVIEW: Martyn Gibbs on being back in the GAME

INTERVIEW: Martyn Gibbs on being back in the GAME

GAME, at least the old GAME, used to be notoriously slow at launching things.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 9th 2014 at 1:35PM in News
PICTURES: Two launch events welcome Destiny to UK games retail

PICTURES: Two launch events welcome Destiny to UK games retail

The long wait for Destiny is over, with Activision’s shooter officially launching this morning ahead of what could be a record-breaking game launch in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2014 at 10:58AM in News

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'WB Play' rumoured to be a Steam competitor from Warner Bros

'WB Play' rumoured to be a Steam competitor from Warner Bros

Warner Bros has filed a series of trademarks for what reportedly could be a digital retail and streaming platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2014 at 2:38PM in News
Destiny becomes GAME's most pre-ordered new IP

Destiny becomes GAME's most pre-ordered new IP

Ahead of its official worldwide release tomorrow, Destiny has claimed a big UK sales milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2014 at 2:16PM in News
GAME plans 300 midnight openings for Destiny, main event at Stratford

GAME plans 300 midnight openings for Destiny, main event at Stratford

Around 300 GAME stores will be opening their doors at midnight on Monday night (September 8th) for the midnight launch of Bungie’s shooter Destiny.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 12:43PM in News
Shelf Life: GAME Edinburgh

Shelf Life: GAME Edinburgh

We speak to Ewan Shaw, senior sales assistant at GAME Edinburgh about the store’s expertise on a variety of gaming content, the retailer’s in-store events and why people come in ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 5th 2014 at 10:00AM in News

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Get any free game you want with an Xbox One console purchase for one week only

Get any free game you want with an Xbox One console purchase for one week only

Microsoft is offering US gamers the chance to claim any game they like free when they pick up n Xbox One console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 2:40PM in News
Amazon Fire TV pre-orders open in the UK

Amazon Fire TV pre-orders open in the UK

The latest entrant in the Android console sector, Amazon Fire TV, is now available to pre-order in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 12:09PM in News
Nintendo's Amiibo figures priced in the UK

Nintendo's Amiibo figures priced in the UK

Nintendo is now taking pre-orders for its toys-to-life Amiibo figure range.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 11:52AM in News
GameStop cuts Xbox One Sunset Overdrive bundle to £309.97

GameStop cuts Xbox One Sunset Overdrive bundle to £309.97

£40 has been shaved off the price of the upcoming Xbox One Sunset Overdrive bundle by online retailer GameStop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2014 at 3:34PM in News
Metro Redux takes UK retail chart top spot as re-releases claim top three

Metro Redux takes UK retail chart top spot as re-releases claim top three

Metro Redux was the best-selling game at UK retail last week, according to the latest Ukie Games Charts, compiled by GfK Chart-Track.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 1st 2014 at 10:41AM in News
Twitter to speak at Games Retail 2020

Twitter to speak at Games Retail 2020

Twitter is the latest name to join the roster of speakers at next month's Games Retail 2020.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 29th 2014 at 3:08PM in News
Ultimate NES Remix coming to retail on November 7th

Ultimate NES Remix coming to retail on November 7th

Nintendo’s fast-paced retro throwback title Ultimate NES Remix is heading to UK stores on November 7th.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 29th 2014 at 12:58PM in News
Pay your way: the latest payment methods at games retail

Pay your way: the latest payment methods at games retail

The digital age has given rise to a multitude of new payment and monetisation products and services for retailers.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 28th 2014 at 10:18AM in News
GameStop sales up 21.9% in Q2

GameStop sales up 21.9% in Q2

Global games retailer GameStop has reported a like-for-like sales increase of 21.9 per cent for the quarter ending August 2nd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 12:55PM in News