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O2 to sell PS4s on contract; 65 stores have launch day stock

O2 to sell PS4s on contract; 65 stores have launch day stock

Still hunting for a launch day PS4? Then O2 may be your surprising saviour.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 11:26AM in News
Microsoft strikes Xbox One agreements with Japanese developers

Microsoft strikes Xbox One agreements with Japanese developers

Xbox One has signed on multiple Japanese development studios to make full retail releases for Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 27th 2013 at 7:40AM in News
BBC's Panorama accuses Amazon of poor work conditions

BBC's Panorama accuses Amazon of poor work conditions

Conditions for workers at Amazon warehouses “could cause mental and physical illness" according to an investigation by BBC Panorama.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2013 at 11:16AM in News
'Sony has captured the hearts of indie retail'

'Sony has captured the hearts of indie retail'

Top independent chains have told MCV that PS4 is already ‘winning the war’ against Xbox One.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 25th 2013 at 12:12PM in News

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GAME pondering possible stock market return - report

GAME pondering possible stock market return - report

In what would complete one of retail’s most impressive turnarounds, GAME is said to be lining up a possible return to the stock markets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2013 at 1:45PM in News
PlayStation wants all retailers to sell PSN download games

PlayStation wants all retailers to sell PSN download games

All UK retailers are invited to sell our PSN games, says SCE UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 22nd 2013 at 11:36AM in News
Vita/PS4 'Ultimate' bundle in-bound this year

Vita/PS4 'Ultimate' bundle in-bound this year

It’s not all about PS4 this Christmas for Sony, with the firm throwing £2.5m behind Vita, too.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 22nd 2013 at 11:28AM in News
Q3 sales up 20.5% at GameStop as grand Theft Auto V and 3DS star

Q3 sales up 20.5% at GameStop as grand Theft Auto V and 3DS star

GameStop has reported a strong set of numbers for the quarter ending November 2nd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2013 at 2:57PM in News

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All Blockbuster UK stores to shut down

All Blockbuster UK stores to shut down

Managers at UK Blockbusters stores have this morning been told that every outlet is to close, MCV has learned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2013 at 12:28PM in News
Blockbuster suspends postal rentals and online store but trade-in credit still valid

Blockbuster suspends postal rentals and online store but trade-in credit still valid

More services have been shut down by struggling retailer Blockbuster.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2013 at 10:43AM in News
Blockbuster names 72 stores due for closure

Blockbuster names 72 stores due for closure

The names of the 72 Blockbuster stores set for closure have been revealed by administrators Moorfields Corporate Recovery.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 4:09PM in News
GAME has more Xbox One stock available tomorrow

GAME has more Xbox One stock available tomorrow

200 launch day Xbox One units will be made available to GAME customers tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 2:45PM in News

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Countdown to Xbox One: The truth behind next-gen demand

Countdown to Xbox One: The truth behind next-gen demand

Pre-orders are sky high, but the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel reveals that the number of consumers eyeing Xbox One and PS4 is significantly higher.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 20th 2013 at 2:27PM in News
Tesco offering Xbox One tomorrow night on first-come, first-served basis

Tesco offering Xbox One tomorrow night on first-come, first-served basis

Yes, there’s still a chance that you can get hold of an Xbox One on launch day.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 12:07PM in News
eBay sees huge next-gen console sales

eBay sees huge next-gen console sales

Over 10,000 PS4 consoles were sold on eBay last weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 9:52AM in News
Amazon Italy leaks next-gen Tomb Raider release

Amazon Italy leaks next-gen Tomb Raider release

A now-removed retail listing has suggested that Square Enix is to give Tomb Raider a next-gen makeover.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2013 at 3:34PM in News

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UK retail ready for 'biggest console launch ever'

UK retail ready for 'biggest console launch ever'

High Street and online retail giants are braced for the launch of Xbox One.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 19th 2013 at 1:38PM in News
Pre-owned is not necessarily the evil force some believe, Sony admits

Pre-owned is not necessarily the evil force some believe, Sony admits

Sony has admitted that there is a strong argument for claiming that pre-owned games do not detract from the health of games development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2013 at 12:56PM in News
Amazon predicts Xbox One will claim consoles sales record... and then be beaten by PS4

Amazon predicts Xbox One will claim consoles sales record... and then be beaten by PS4

Xbox One will become the biggest and fastest selling console ever when it is released on November 22nd, Amazon has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2013 at 11:54AM in News
Amazon announces streaming mobile games service

Amazon announces streaming mobile games service

AppStream is the name of a brand new streaming mobile games service that is on the way from online retailer Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 4:11PM in News
Trade-ins rocket at GameStop as next-gen fever arrives

Trade-ins rocket at GameStop as next-gen fever arrives

GameStop has said that software and hardware trade-ins increased by a factor of four the weekend before PS4 launched in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 3:59PM in News
Blockbuster cuts a quarter of workforce as suppliers face up to big losses

Blockbuster cuts a quarter of workforce as suppliers face up to big losses

Administrators Moorfields Corporate Recovery has confirmed that 72 of Blockbuster’s 264 stores are to close.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 9:52AM in News
Tesco wants to be the first destination for Call of Duty fans

Tesco wants to be the first destination for Call of Duty fans

Supermarket behemoth Tesco wants to be seen as the ‘destination’ for Call of Duty launches.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 15th 2013 at 1:06PM in News
Amazon not guaranteeing Xbox One or PS4 before Christmas

Amazon not guaranteeing Xbox One or PS4 before Christmas

The UK arm of online retailer Amazon cannot guarantee pre-Christmas delivery of either next-gen console for those who have yet to order.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2013 at 9:30AM in News
Read everything you need to know about the Xbox One in this week's MCV

Read everything you need to know about the Xbox One in this week's MCV

It's the Xbox One launch issue of MCV, which details everything you need to know about Microsoft's next console ahead of its launch on November 22nd.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 14th 2013 at 11:31AM in News