Entries in 'Retail' (387)

XBLA title State of Decay matches the UK's ENTIRE physical market in one week

XBLA title State of Decay matches the UK's ENTIRE physical market in one week

275,000 physical games were sold in the UK last week. Xbox Live title State of Decay sold 250,000 units in two days in the same week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2013 at 10:38AM in News
Gamers seeking definitive confirmation regarding PS4 pre-owned

Gamers seeking definitive confirmation regarding PS4 pre-owned

Sony’s pro pre-owned stance is the talk of E3. But should we be holding back on the celebrations?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2013 at 10:05AM in News
Blockbuster: PS4 pre-orders "through the roof"

Blockbuster: PS4 pre-orders "through the roof"

Retailer Blockbuster has seen a sharp rise in PS4 orders following the events at E3 this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2013 at 9:15AM in News
SCEE's Jim Ryan: We need our retail partners to survive

SCEE's Jim Ryan: We need our retail partners to survive

The boss of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has hinted that Sony chose to support the pre-owned market in an effort to protect retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2013 at 12:13PM in News

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Xbox One beating PS4 on Amazon, tracking ahead of Xbox 360 pre-orders

Xbox One beating PS4 on Amazon, tracking ahead of Xbox 360 pre-orders

Microsoft appears to have grabbed an early advantage in the next-gen sales war.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2013 at 11:38AM in News
Publishers may block pre-owned for a period after release - analyst

Publishers may block pre-owned for a period after release - analyst

Most consumers know that when buying a new game they’ll get a good chunk of the cost back if they trade it in within two weeks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2013 at 3:02PM in News
Indie retailers desperate for Xbox One pre-owned answers

Indie retailers desperate for Xbox One pre-owned answers

Microsoft’s statement about pre-owned licences on Xbox One last night has sent a shiver up the back of indie retailers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2013 at 1:15PM in News

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Q1 2013 halts decline of US games market as digital grows 15% to claim majority share

Q1 2013 halts decline of US games market as digital grows 15% to claim majority share

The US video games market has ceased its decline, according to the latest numbers from NPD.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2013 at 12:48PM in News
"It as unlikely that GameStop will agree" to Xbox One pre-owned fees

"It as unlikely that GameStop will agree" to Xbox One pre-owned fees

The industry could be on the verge of an unprecedented standoff between retailers and platform holders.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2013 at 9:23AM in News
Unanswered questions remain despite Xbox One pre-owned statement

Unanswered questions remain despite Xbox One pre-owned statement

Xbox One owners look unlikely to face any fees for buying or selling used games on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2013 at 11:28PM in News
Tesco "scaling back" on consumer electronics

Tesco "scaling back" on consumer electronics

UK grocer Tesco has announced it is "scaling back" on consumer electronics as it focuses more on food, clothing and health and beauty products.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 6th 2013 at 3:15PM in News