Entries in 'Retail' (183)

Gearbox tries to fix G2A saga with list of demands

Gearbox tries to fix G2A saga with list of demands

Developer Gearbox has found itself at the centre of a storm over a decision to partner with online key seller G2A.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2017 at 9:17AM in News
Twitch launches game sales

Twitch launches game sales

Viewers of streaming video platform Twitch are now able to purchase PC game content directly through the platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2017 at 9:30AM in News
GameStop predicts Switch stock shortages throughout 2017

GameStop predicts Switch stock shortages throughout 2017

It might continue to be hard to find Switch consoles on the High Street for the rest of the year, retailer GameStop has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2017 at 10:58AM in News
GameStop Q4 revenues fall 13.6%

GameStop Q4 revenues fall 13.6%

Global games retailer GameStop has reported year-on-year drops in both revenue and income.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2017 at 10:45AM in News

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Miguel Paniagua

Tequila Works: not all indie games are a good fit for retail

Tequila Works, whose upcoming title Rime is coming to retail on PS4 and Xbox One on May 26th, has told MCV that a boxed release isn’t necessarily the best ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Mar 24th 2017 at 10:06AM in News
GameStop: Switch could eclipse the Wii

GameStop: Switch could eclipse the Wii

The senior director of merchandising at retailer GameSpot has predicted an extremely bright future for Nintendo Switch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2017 at 10:57AM in News
Persona 5 mistake saw orders cancelled for being 'dangerous'

Persona 5 mistake saw orders cancelled for being 'dangerous'

Publisher Atlus has been forced to clarify that the Premium Edition of Persona 5 does not contain ‘dangerous materials’.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2017 at 9:26AM in News
DotEmu's online store is closing

DotEmu's online store is closing

The once popular DRM-free PC games store DotEmu has announced plans to close later this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2017 at 11:06AM in News

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Apple found guilty of Russian iPhone price fixing

Apple found guilty of Russian iPhone price fixing

Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service has found Apple guilty of fixing the price of the iPhone 5 and iPhone 6 in the country.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2017 at 11:52AM in News
Switch prompts online traffic boost for US retailers

Switch prompts online traffic boost for US retailers

The launch of the Nintendo Switch earlier this month saw all major US retailers enjoy a boost to their online traffic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2017 at 10:49AM in News
Switch manufacturing costs could be to blame for software price disparity

Switch manufacturing costs could be to blame for software price disparity

The additional costs of manufacturing a Switch game cartridge over a PS4 or Xbox One disc could see multiplatform releases costing more on Nintendo’s machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2017 at 11:01AM in News
Nintendo Switch Joy-Con

Strong launch for Switch, but stock must continue to flow, says retail

The Nintendo Switch is finally out in the wild and retailers are reporting an excellent first weekend for the platform holder’s new console despite some stores experiencing delivery issues and ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Mar 10th 2017 at 10:10AM in News

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Late Shift

Wales Interactive open to limited retail release of new FMV title Late Shift

Wales Interactive has announced it's bringing new cinematic FMV adventure game Late Shift to PS4, Xbox One and Steam next month, with the possibility of a limited retail version coming ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Mar 8th 2017 at 4:09PM in News
Warner to distribute Outlast Trinity physical edition

Warner to distribute Outlast Trinity physical edition

A disc version of Red Barrels’ Outlast Trinity is heading to retail worldwide courtesy of Warner Bros.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2017 at 10:14AM in News
Snipperclips bundle

Snipperclips Joy-Con bundle heading to retail on March 10th, arrives on eShop March 3rd

Indie puzzle game Snipperclips – Cut it Out Together will be coming to the Nintendo Switch eShop on March 3rd as well as part of a special Joy-Con bundle at ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 24th 2017 at 11:18AM in News
Nicolas Wegnez

Nintendo: No Day One shortage of Switch in the UK

Stock shortages seem to be part and parcel of every new console launch these days, but Nintendo’s UK general manager Nicolas Wegnez has assured MCV that the Switch will be ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 24th 2017 at 9:11AM in News

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Dead Rising 4 PC

Dead Rising 4 PC version coming to retail and Steam in March

The PC version of Dead Rising 4 will be coming to European retail next month, alongside a global digital launch on Steam, Capcom has announced. Both versions of the game ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 22nd 2017 at 5:32PM in News
Overwatch

Bits and Pixels wants Overwatch merch in supermarkets

New video games-focused licensing agency Bits and Pixels says it is aiming to get Overwatch-licensed goods into supermarkets as well as specialist retail.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 17th 2017 at 9:42AM in News
Coins

Publishers report increased digital sales in 2016

It’s financial report season in the games industry, and several companies have revealed that digital sales are on the rise. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 10th 2017 at 12:19PM in News
A New Frontier retail

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier coming to retail on March 3rd

The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series – A New Frontier will be arriving at European retailers on March 3rd, Telltale announced today. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 9th 2017 at 4:25PM in News
HMV

HMV says "no agreement" to close Oxford Street store

Property Week has reported that HMV is to close its flagship store on Oxford Street after the building's landlords have allegedly commenced negotiations to surrender the lease through agents at ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 3rd 2017 at 3:39PM in News
Dead by Daylight

Starbreeze and 505 Games join forces to bring Dead by Daylight to retail

Starbreeze and Behaviour Digital have joined forces with 505 Games to bring he PS4 and Xbox One versions of its asymmetrical multiplayer horror title Dead by Daylight to retail later ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 3rd 2017 at 9:48AM in News
Resident Evil VII mansion

GAME cancels Resident Evil VII Collector's Editions due to broken mansions

A broken batch of Resident Evil VII Collector's Editions has led GAME to cancel several customer pre-orders. The £99 Collector's Edition is exclusive to GAME and was meant to include ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 24th 2017 at 5:02PM in News
Switch boxes

UPDATED: Nintendo Switch boxes and UK Zelda Breath of the Wild special editions revealed

Nintendo has unveiled the packaging for its new Nintendo Switch titles. As seen on Nintendo of America's website, Switch games will be packaged in long, vertical cases not too dissimilar ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 18th 2017 at 3:00PM in News
Retail: Q1 2017 release slate is the "strongest in years"

Retail: Q1 2017 release slate is the "strongest in years"

The line-up of games launching in the first three months of 2017 is one of the healthiest in years. That’s according to retailers who, speaking to MCV, say that this ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 13th 2017 at 1:36PM in News