Entries in 'Retail' (450)

Snapdeal begins PS4 preorders with Rs 1,999 advance payment

Snapdeal begins PS4 preorders with Rs 1,999 advance payment

Snapdeal has begun accepting preorders for the PlayStation 4, and like Game4u before it, it’s asking customers to pay a small amount upfront.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jul 12th 2013 at 1:21PM in News
Dixons predicts Xbox One over PS4 to take Christmas No. 1

Dixons predicts Xbox One over PS4 to take Christmas No. 1

High Street retail group Dixons has today published its Christmas best-sellers list and predicts the Xbox One to top the PlayStation 4.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jul 11th 2013 at 11:38AM in News
UK specialist store count plummets to 795

UK specialist store count plummets to 795

There are less than 800 specialist games stores on the UK High Street, according to MCV research.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 5th 2013 at 1:35PM in News
Why Grand Theft Auto V is the biggest threat to PS4 and Xbox One

Why Grand Theft Auto V is the biggest threat to PS4 and Xbox One

UK retailers have warned that consumers may hold-off buying PS4 or Xbox One in order to play GTA V.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 5th 2013 at 12:52PM in News

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Flipkart Weekly Charts

Flipkart Weekly Charts

PS3-exclusive The Last of Us has held on to the top spot on Flipkart’s all-format sales charts for the third week running.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jul 5th 2013 at 12:29PM in News
Bushnell: Microsoft "screwed up" Xbox One launch, thinks trade-ins are good for industry

Bushnell: Microsoft "screwed up" Xbox One launch, thinks trade-ins are good for industry

One of the founding members of the games industry has blasted Microsoft for its handling of the Xbox One reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2013 at 1:47PM in News
UPDATED: GAME actively promoting Ouya's SNES emulation

UPDATED: GAME actively promoting Ouya's SNES emulation

Retailer GAME has chosen to highlight Ouya’s emulation functionality as part of its promotion for the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2013 at 12:35PM in News
UPDATE: Retailers increase Grand Theft Auto 5 price in India

UPDATE: Retailers increase Grand Theft Auto 5 price in India

Update: We've got word that distributor E-xpress Interactive has not officially announced an increase in the price of Grand Theft Auto 5. The prices listed on Flipkart are tentative and ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jul 3rd 2013 at 6:16AM in News

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Game4u adds Rockstar, 2K games to downloads4u

Game4u adds Rockstar, 2K games to downloads4u

Game4u has further expanded its digital offerings by adding games from Take-Two Interactive to its downloads4u service.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jul 2nd 2013 at 2:36PM in News
Green Man Gaming kicks off 666 Summer Sale

Green Man Gaming kicks off 666 Summer Sale

A six-day digital PC game sale has this afternoon begun at online retailer Green Man Gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2013 at 4:05PM in News
GameStop Expo to offer hands-on with Xbox One and PS4

GameStop Expo to offer hands-on with Xbox One and PS4

The Xbox One and PS4 will both be playable at upcoming American consumer event GameStop Expo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2013 at 9:57AM in News
Flipkart increases PC game prices to Rs 1,499; distributors respond

Flipkart increases PC game prices to Rs 1,499; distributors respond

Hot on the heels of our confirmation that EA is planning to increase PC game prices in India, the country’s biggest games retailer, Flipkart, has raised prices of forthcoming non-EA ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jun 27th 2013 at 2:53PM in News

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Desilets: The future is digital and there's nothing you can do about it

Desilets: The future is digital and there's nothing you can do about it

Acclaimed developer Patrice Desilets doesn’t believe the recent furore over the Xbox One’s digital strategy will halt the march toward a disc-less future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2013 at 2:43PM in News
Newcastle FC owner Mike Ashley buys HMV Oxford Street

Newcastle FC owner Mike Ashley buys HMV Oxford Street

Sports Direct owner and accomplished drinker Mike Ashley has purchased the lease for HMV Oxford Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2013 at 1:22PM in News
Green Man Gaming launches Xbox 360 and PS3 trade-in offer

Green Man Gaming launches Xbox 360 and PS3 trade-in offer

Gamers can now trade-in physical Xbox and PlayStation games at online retailer Green Man Gaming.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 26th 2013 at 2:05PM in News
Amazon and GameStop sell out of Ouya

Amazon and GameStop sell out of Ouya

The Ouya microconsole is already sold out at online retailers Gamestop and Amazon.

by Seth Tipps
on Jun 26th 2013 at 9:51AM in News

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Sony: The vast majority of people don't want to buy online

Sony: The vast majority of people don't want to buy online

The day may well arrive when video games leave the High Street for good. But that’s for consumers to decide, not platform holders.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2013 at 9:36AM in News
PS4 pre-order "flood-gates" are open as GameStop gets "unlimited" allocation

PS4 pre-order "flood-gates" are open as GameStop gets "unlimited" allocation

It doesn’t seem as if Sony is too concerned about possible launch day shortages for the PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2013 at 1:43PM in News
400,000 retail jobs could be lost in next 5 years - analyst

400,000 retail jobs could be lost in next 5 years - analyst

The Centre for Retail Research has issued a grave warning for those working in UK retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2013 at 12:54PM in News
Notch confirms strong retail performance for Minecraft Xbox 360

Notch confirms strong retail performance for Minecraft Xbox 360

The retail version of Minecraft was the best-selling Xbox 360 game in its launch window, according to the game’s creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 24th 2013 at 6:09AM in News
Flipkart Weekly Charts

Flipkart Weekly Charts

After a long hiatus, we’re back with the Flipkart charts, a weekly rundown of the top selling games at India’s largest games retailer

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jun 21st 2013 at 12:37PM in News
Flipkart, Game4u kick off monsoon sales

Flipkart, Game4u kick off monsoon sales

It’s the season of flooded streets and water-born diseases, and it’s just the excuse retailers needed to offer huge discounts on games.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jun 21st 2013 at 11:53AM in News
Branded store key to Xbox One launch

Branded store key to Xbox One launch

Microsoft’s new console will get a starring role in GAME’s new Xbox store.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 21st 2013 at 9:45AM in News
Sony doesn't want to harm 'fragile retail'

Sony doesn't want to harm 'fragile retail'

PlayStation has vowed not to risk damaging the ‘fragile’ UK retail market with new business models.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 21st 2013 at 9:36AM in News
GAME "immensely impressed" with Microsoft rethink

GAME "immensely impressed" with Microsoft rethink

The UK’s leading games retailer GAME has welcomed Microsoft Xbox One rethink.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2013 at 3:49PM in News