Entries in 'Retail' (464)

OPINION: Pre-order fanfare signals start of true next-gen tension

OPINION: Pre-order fanfare signals start of true next-gen tension

PlayStation and Xbox are priming retail partners as to how much next-gen console stock will be available on day one.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 9th 2013 at 2:12PM in News
GameStop offers discounted Xbox One game upgrades

GameStop offers discounted Xbox One game upgrades

Current 360 owners who intend to upgrade to Xbox One are being offered an added incentive in the US by retailer GameStop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2013 at 11:47AM in News
UK games retail suffers worst month on record

UK games retail suffers worst month on record

The UK games retail market has suffered its worst month in history.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 8th 2013 at 11:39AM in News
PS4 and Xbox One are a great opportunity for PC, experts reckon

PS4 and Xbox One are a great opportunity for PC, experts reckon

The PC will have no trouble holding its own against PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this holiday season, say experts.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 8th 2013 at 10:53AM in News

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Sony plays it safe with 'sold out' PS4 while Xbox is 'working hard' to meet demand

Sony plays it safe with 'sold out' PS4 while Xbox is 'working hard' to meet demand

Sony has halted day one pre-orders of PS4 – but only as a precaution, MCV understands.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 8th 2013 at 9:22AM in News
Day-one PS4 pre-order cut-offs come into effect at UK retail

Day-one PS4 pre-order cut-offs come into effect at UK retail

A number of UK retailers have begun telling customers that new PS4 pre-orders cannot be guaranteed for day one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2013 at 1:14PM in News
Tesco to debut Extra revamp in Watford next week

Tesco to debut Extra revamp in Watford next week

The Watford Extra brand of UK supermarket Tesco will re-open next week debuting the retailer’s brand new vision for its largest stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2013 at 12:23PM in News
Pre-owned price comparison site Trade In Detectives goes live

Pre-owned price comparison site Trade In Detectives goes live

A site that offers an online comparison of the video game trade-in prices offered by a number of UK retailers has gone live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2013 at 11:11AM in News

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Amazon UK FINALLY launches digital download store

Amazon UK FINALLY launches digital download store

Online retail giant Amazon has finally launched its PC and Mac download store.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 7th 2013 at 10:36AM in News
Interact 2013: E-xpress announces annual trade event

Interact 2013: E-xpress announces annual trade event

Games distributor E-xpress Interactive will conduct Interact 2013, its annual trade event, in Mumbai tomorrow.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Aug 6th 2013 at 12:47PM in News
Game4u opens 10th retail store; now in Thane

Game4u opens 10th retail store; now in Thane

Specialist retailer Game4u has opened its 10th retail store in India; this one in Thane.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Aug 6th 2013 at 12:32PM in News
Trade-in your Green Man Gaming games at over 5,250 UK stores

Trade-in your Green Man Gaming games at over 5,250 UK stores

Green Man Gaming has announced an ambitious trade-in partnership with parcel service CollectPlus.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 3:01PM in News

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Skyrim crowned this generation's greatest game in Amazon poll

Skyrim crowned this generation's greatest game in Amazon poll

Amazon.co.uk has named the winner of it’s The Generation’s Greatest Game competition – and it’s Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 2:10PM in News
Dixons opens concept store with floating screens

Dixons opens concept store with floating screens

Dixons Travel has unveiled its first new concept store at Gatwick Airport, with floating screens, 10-inch tablet ‘look books’ and a ‘KnowHow’ bar.

by Laura Barnes
on Aug 5th 2013 at 12:11PM in News
GAME teams up with Insomnia Gaming Festival

GAME teams up with Insomnia Gaming Festival

UK retailer GAME has been named as the official retail partner for Multiplay’s Insomnia Gaming Festival later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 11:41AM in News
See Watch Dogs and Assassin's Creed IV TONIGHT at GAME lock-ins

See Watch Dogs and Assassin's Creed IV TONIGHT at GAME lock-ins

Gamers can get a closer look at two of gaming’s hottest upcoming releases tonight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 2nd 2013 at 11:05AM in News

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(Wii) U are not alone - specialist retail backs console

(Wii) U are not alone - specialist retail backs console

UK supermarkets are ready to drop Wii U unless Nintendo can drastically turn sales around.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 2nd 2013 at 9:45AM in News
Ghostlight will release Devil Survivor 2 on DS... provided enough people pay upfront

Ghostlight will release Devil Survivor 2 on DS... provided enough people pay upfront

Devil Survivor 2 on DS will be released in the UK on the condition that consumers pay up front for its manufacture.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 2nd 2013 at 8:53AM in News
Nvidia plans more UK game events

Nvidia plans more UK game events

Hardware giant Nvidia will stage more events in a bid to win over UK gamers.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Aug 1st 2013 at 3:07PM in News
GAME handing out Shiny Pokemons from the end of August

GAME handing out Shiny Pokemons from the end of August

Pokemon fans are being offered the chance to grab some rare digital versions of three in-game creatures from GAME stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2013 at 1:04PM in News
OPINION: FIFA's Ultimate answer lies in retail

OPINION: FIFA's Ultimate answer lies in retail

The fastest growing part of the EA’s FIFA game business is its most lucrative… and most perplexing.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 30th 2013 at 2:17PM in News
Updated: Ghost playable character preorder DLC revealed for Call of Duty: Ghosts

Updated: Ghost playable character preorder DLC revealed for Call of Duty: Ghosts

Update: We've just got word that the Ghost playable character DLC isn't confirmed as a preorder bonus after all, and retailer Flipkart has also been directed to remove the listing ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jul 30th 2013 at 12:11PM in News
Preorder GTA V at Game4u, stand to win PS4, PS Vita

Preorder GTA V at Game4u, stand to win PS4, PS Vita

Game4u has announced its preorder promotion for Grand Theft Auto V, offering preorder bonuses as well as a chance to win a PlayStation 4.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jul 30th 2013 at 11:40AM in News
Games retailer GamesINC is now Bootstrapp

Games retailer GamesINC is now Bootstrapp

Online games retailer GamesINC has been rebranded as Bootstrapp, as the company expands and renews its focus on trade-ins.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jul 29th 2013 at 3:16PM in News