Entries in 'Retail' (546)

GAME is selling Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker from Monday

GAME is selling Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker from Monday

UPDATE 1: A branch of GAME in the South East has just confirmed to MCV that the game will "soft launch" in stores on Monday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2014 at 2:58PM in News
ANALYSIS: Christmas cheer for UK retail

ANALYSIS: Christmas cheer for UK retail

Now that the new consoles have become more mainstream, Andy Saxton, consumer retail analyst at Kantar Worldpanel, examines how it will make this Christmas different, and how retailers can boost ...

on Dec 17th 2014 at 11:34AM in News
Amazon sellers hit by 1p sales glitch

Amazon sellers hit by 1p sales glitch

A glitch on Friday saw a number of items being sold by Amazon sellers sold to customers for just 1p.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 2:47PM in News
Two developers sign up to Green Man Loaded

Two developers sign up to Green Man Loaded

Green Man Gaming’s new publishing arm has named its first two development partners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 11:24AM in News

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20th Anniversary PS4s selling for thousands on Ebay

20th Anniversary PS4s selling for thousands on Ebay

£6,800 – that was the return one punter saw on their £19.94 investment as the rush to get hold of Sony’s 20th Anniversary PS4 sweeps Ebay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 11:54AM in News
It looks like some Amiibos may have been discontinued after all

It looks like some Amiibos may have been discontinued after all

Have they? Haven’t they? The mystery continues regarding Nintendo’s plans for the long-term future of some Amiibo figures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2014 at 2:12PM in News
You can now buy Xbox games with Bitcoin

You can now buy Xbox games with Bitcoin

Microsoft has become the latest company to start accepting payments in Bitcoin.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2014 at 10:41AM in News
You can now negotiate with sellers on Amazon

You can now negotiate with sellers on Amazon

Amazon has added a ‘Make An Offer’ option to some items that allows potential buyers to haggle with sellers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2014 at 1:40PM in News

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Tesco says profits will be almost £1bn lower than predicted

Tesco says profits will be almost £1bn lower than predicted

2014 has already been one to forget for Tesco, and the news just keeps getting worse.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2014 at 10:30AM in News
Amiibo prices hiked as talk of supply problems emerges

Amiibo prices hiked as talk of supply problems emerges

It appears that supply problems are hitting a range of Nintendo products, with retailers being forced to cancel some pre-orders and others increasing their prices.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2014 at 2:05PM in News
Legless Princess Peach Amiibo wants in on the Ebay auction action

Legless Princess Peach Amiibo wants in on the Ebay auction action

The rush to sell defective Amiibo figures for sky-high prices is on.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2014 at 4:35PM in News
Now Kmart pulls Grand Theft Auto V from shelves

Now Kmart pulls Grand Theft Auto V from shelves

A second Australian retailer has pulled Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V from sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2014 at 8:22AM in News

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GTA V tops GameStop customers' Christmas wish lists

GTA V tops GameStop customers' Christmas wish lists

A survey of GameStop PowerUp Rewards members in the US has found that Grand Theft Auto V features on more Christmas lists this year than any other game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 3:30PM in News
Target pulls GTA V from sale due to its 'depictions of violence against women'

Target pulls GTA V from sale due to its 'depictions of violence against women'

Australian retailer Target has pulled Grand Theft Auto V from its shelves due to what it says are concerns “about the game's depictions of violence against women”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 12:09PM in News
Defective Samus Aran Amiibo sells for $2,500 on Ebay

Defective Samus Aran Amiibo sells for $2,500 on Ebay

A defective version of Nintendo’s Samus Aran Amiibo figure has sold for an incredible amount on auction site Ebay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 10:48AM in News
The Wii U Basic has had a price cut in the UK

The Wii U Basic has had a price cut in the UK

The trade price of the Wii U 8GB Basic console has been significantly cut in the UK, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 1:50PM in News

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Driveclub sales explode by more than 999% following Black Friday PS4 bundle offers

Driveclub sales explode by more than 999% following Black Friday PS4 bundle offers

Offers on games and consoles during last week’s Black Friday sales have seen a number of titles shoot back up the UK retail chart.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 1st 2014 at 10:10AM in News
Xbox One dominated Black Friday in US, report says, while Xbox 360 beat Wii U

Xbox One dominated Black Friday in US, report says, while Xbox 360 beat Wii U

Microsoft’s Xbox One was the big winner in the US throughout last Friday’s Black Friday sales, a brand agency claims.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 9:47AM in News
Japanese games retail "could vanish in the next five years"

Japanese games retail "could vanish in the next five years"

Specialist game retailers may be dead in Japan by the end of the decade, it has been warned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2014 at 4:00PM in News
Violence and broken websites highlight the dark side of Black Friday

Violence and broken websites highlight the dark side of Black Friday

Police were last night reportedly called to a number of incidents involving disturbances as people queued for Black Friday store openings.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2014 at 9:41AM in News
Now £299.99 DriveClub and Last of Us PS4 Black Friday bundle rumoured

Now £299.99 DriveClub and Last of Us PS4 Black Friday bundle rumoured

GAME has confirmed its £299.99 Xbox One hardware bundle for tonight’s Black Friday sale, and now it looks as if it might be joined by a PS4 one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 2:26PM in News
UPDATE: £300 four game Xbox One console bundle in GAME's Black Friday sale

UPDATE: £300 four game Xbox One console bundle in GAME's Black Friday sale

An Xbox One with four games will apparently feature as part of GAME’s Black Friday sale kicking off tonight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 12:22PM in News
GameStop hikes price of 3DS hack title Cubic Ninja in US

GameStop hikes price of 3DS hack title Cubic Ninja in US

US retailer has responded to the increased demand for 3DS title Cubic Ninja by ramping up the game’s price.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2014 at 3:03PM in News
GAME announces midnight openings for Black Friday

GAME announces midnight openings for Black Friday

Leading UK retailer GAME is taking the unusual step of opening over 300 of its stores at midnight on the night of Thursday November 27th for Black Friday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2014 at 11:47AM in News
GameStop thinks that cheap digital games are a 'mistake'

GameStop thinks that cheap digital games are a 'mistake'

The president of GameStop has warned the games industry that it risks repeating the mistake of the music and film sectors by devaluing its main commodity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2014 at 10:23AM in News