Entries in 'Retail' (381)

FTC sues Amazon over in-app payments

FTC sues Amazon over in-app payments

The US government is taking Amazon to court over its refusal to abide by FTC suggestions regarding in-app payment policy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2014 at 3:23PM in News
Alien: Isolation's DLC will be made available to all eventually

Alien: Isolation's DLC will be made available to all eventually

The recently announced original Alien film DLC for Sega's Alien: Isolation will be available to all owners of the game at some point in the future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2014 at 9:39AM in News
Games retail fights back

Games retail fights back

Back in 2007 – at the start of the last console generation – there were over 1,000 video game specialists on the High Street. 1,070 to be precise.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 10th 2014 at 9:41AM in News
GameStop wants in on development to improve pre-order exclusives

GameStop wants in on development to improve pre-order exclusives

Retailer GameStop wans to increase the amount of exclusive content it can offer customers who use it to pre-order games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2014 at 10:50AM in News

Advertisement

GameStop plots UK loyalty programme

GameStop plots UK loyalty programme

Global retail giant GameStop told MCV this week that its UK website has seen ‘triple digit’ growth over the last few years.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 7th 2014 at 2:16PM in News
Future of games retail revealed at new London conference

Future of games retail revealed at new London conference

MCV has launched a brand new event for video games retailers – Games Retail 2020.

on Jul 3rd 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Appstore Developer Select programme arrives on Amazon UK

Appstore Developer Select programme arrives on Amazon UK

Amazon has launched its Appstore Developer Select programme in the UK, Germany, France and Spain.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 1st 2014 at 3:09PM in News
Early Access games arrive at retail with boxed release for Planetary Annihilation

Early Access games arrive at retail with boxed release for Planetary Annihilation

Kickstarted strategy title Planetary Annihilation is now available to buy at GAME – despite the fact it’s still in development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2014 at 11:44AM in News

Advertisement

Goat Simulator North American distribution rights acquired by Deep Silver

Goat Simulator North American distribution rights acquired by Deep Silver

Deep Silver has picked up the North American retail distribution rights for downloadable PC hit Goat Simulator, the publisher has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 30th 2014 at 1:48AM in News
GAME exclusive Ghost Recon Phantoms retail SKU arrives

GAME exclusive Ghost Recon Phantoms retail SKU arrives

A retail version of free-to-play PC shooter Ghost Recon Phantoms is now available exclusively from GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 12:26PM in News
Amiibo pre-orders available at £12.85 each

Amiibo pre-orders available at £12.85 each

Retailer ShopTo has started taking pre-orders for Nintendo’s Amiibo figures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2014 at 1:17PM in News
GAME Wallet adds new digital payment options

GAME Wallet adds new digital payment options

Reward Card points and Gift Card credit can now be combined in the GAME Reward app.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2014 at 10:40AM in News

Advertisement

Kantar: Pre-owned games offer an average £4.40 saving over new

Kantar: Pre-owned games offer an average £4.40 saving over new

Kantar Worldpanel consumer insight analyst Jules Williams examines the opportunities and challenges involved in this lucrative market...

on Jun 25th 2014 at 10:09AM in News
GOG: Gamers are not criminals and do not need DRM

GOG: Gamers are not criminals and do not need DRM

The video games industry should follow in the footsteps of the music sector and rid itself of digital rights management (DRM).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2014 at 3:48PM in News
Amazon's 'shopping machine' Fire Phone criticised

Amazon's 'shopping machine' Fire Phone criticised

Despite expanding on the successes it has enjoyed with the Kindle, Kindle Fire and potentially promising Fire TV, Amazon’s new Fire Phone has been criticised by some analysts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2014 at 1:28PM in News
'World's largest games collection' sells for $750k

'World's largest games collection' sells for $750k

Michael Thomasson’s officially recognised ‘world’s largest games collection’ has sold for $750,250 (£442k).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2014 at 10:09AM in News

Advertisement

Tribunal rules against Deloitte, awards multi-million payout to former Comet workers

Tribunal rules against Deloitte, awards multi-million payout to former Comet workers

Thousands of former employees at collapsed retailer have been awarded damages by an employment tribunal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2014 at 1:22PM in News
GAME unveils 'English Brazilian' World Cup competition

GAME unveils 'English Brazilian' World Cup competition

Fancy a free console? Then it’s yours for the bargain price of just your personal pride and some physical pain.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2014 at 2:04PM in News
GAME arrives on the London Stock Exchange

GAME arrives on the London Stock Exchange

UPDATE: GAME has contacted MCV with two points of clarification:

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2014 at 9:51AM in News
The 'world's largest video game collection' is up for sale

The 'world's largest video game collection' is up for sale

The Guinness Book of World Records' officially sanctioned 'World's Largest Video Game Collection' is up for sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2014 at 12:34PM in News
New Super Mario Bros 2DS bundle arriving next month

New Super Mario Bros 2DS bundle arriving next month

Nintendo will release a new 2DS hardware SKU in Europe next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2014 at 9:05AM in News
VIDEO: Mortal Kombat X confirmed

VIDEO: Mortal Kombat X confirmed

Amazon has apparently confirmed the soon-to-be-revealed Mortal Kombat X slightly ahead of schedule.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 2:14PM in News
'$60 for a game is insane' Bulletstorm dev claims

'$60 for a game is insane' Bulletstorm dev claims

The pressure on full-RRP games is higher than it’s ever been, one developer has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2014 at 12:37PM in News
CEX is selling Kinect-less Xbox Ones for £315

CEX is selling Kinect-less Xbox Ones for £315

One UK retailer has already started selling Xbox One without Kinect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2014 at 12:10PM in News
World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition rolling into retail

World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition rolling into retail

Wargaming has announced it is to introduce a boxed edition of World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 29th 2014 at 3:00PM in News