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Same-store sales at US retailer GameStop dropped 12.5 per cent year-on-year.
Dixons Retail says its like-for-like sales fell three per cent for the 52 weeks ending April 28th, while overall sales remained flat.
Sci-fi action fans can now pick up Sony's Starhawk for PS3.
Claims emerging from the US suggest that retailer GameStop is to start selling gift vouchers for Valve’s digital PC games portal Steam.
Where Nintendo leads, others often follow.
Specialist games retailers cannot survive without second-hand, says Blockbuster.
Online retailers have listed a September release window for upcoming Square Enix game Hitman: Absolution.
Starhawk, the PS3 exclusive from Lightbox Interactive, which was originally set for release in India today, will now be delayed by up to two weeks, Sony has confirmed.
UK retailers saw a year-on-year decline in sales as excessive rain deterred shoppers from venturing to the High Street.
Indian game distributor E-Xpress Interactive has kicked off a preorder campaign for games releasing over the next three months.
Yet another retailer has made a new move for video games market share – Blockbuster.
According to the FICCI-KPMG Indian Media and Entertainment Industry Report 2012, the Indian games business was valued at 13bn Rupees ($259m) in 2011 – up 30 per cent.
MCV Awards winner ShopTo has recruited Alison Fraser as its new senior buyer.
Indian games distributor E-Xpress Interactive has expanded its E-play range of low priced PC games to over 120 titles.
The launch of Prototype 2 helped the boxed market rise slightly over the prior week, with overall unit sales up five per cent to 441,401 games sold.
505 Games kicks off May with its WWII shooter Sniper Elite V2.
Sales at entertainment retailer HMV fell 19.4 per cent year-on-year for the 52 week ending April 28th.
Indian specialist games retailer Game4U has introduced a military-themed customer loyalty and rewards program called Team Elite.
Rumour has it US consumers will be able to buy an Xbox 360 and Kinect for as little as $99 this month.
Gamefly was never planning to come to the UK.
The Home Retail Group has suffered a 60 per cent year-on-year decline in profits after a poor performance from Argos.