Entries in 'Retail' (547)

GAME app can now scan game front covers

GAME app can now scan game front covers

Users of GAME’s smartphone app are now able to scan the front covers of games in store to access information and discounts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2014 at 3:49PM in News
FIFA 15 remains in UK chart top spot despite Shadow of Mordor competition

FIFA 15 remains in UK chart top spot despite Shadow of Mordor competition

Lord of the Rings spin-off Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor debuted in second in the UK software chart last week, failing to knock FIFA 15 from number one.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 6th 2014 at 10:17AM in News
SHELF LIFE: Forbidden Planet Cambridge

SHELF LIFE: Forbidden Planet Cambridge

MCV chats with Ben Stevenson-Hall, assistant manager of the Cambridge branch of Forbidden Planet, about which video game properties have proved most successful for the merchandise specialist

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 4:24PM in News

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GameStop adds to rewards programme, launches own-brand credit card

GameStop adds to rewards programme, launches own-brand credit card

US-based retailer GameStop has altered its rewards programme with a new wave of loyalty incentives.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 10:45AM in News
PRICE ROUNDUP: Supermarkets flirt with a FIFA 15 price war

PRICE ROUNDUP: Supermarkets flirt with a FIFA 15 price war

Sainsbury’s the Tesco have slashed a bit off the RRP of FIFA 15 today, although it’s hard to call the discounting a full-out price war.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2014 at 10:58AM in News
Email gaffe tells customers Phones4u won't refund iPhone 6 purchases

Email gaffe tells customers Phones4u won't refund iPhone 6 purchases

Phones4u has told customers who have already put money down toward an iPhone 6 that they won’t be receiving a refund.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2014 at 4:12PM in News
Tesco suspends UK MD Chris Bush over profit guidance overstatement

Tesco suspends UK MD Chris Bush over profit guidance overstatement

UK MD Chris Bush is among four executives said to have been suspended by Tesco regarded an overstatement of half-year profits.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 3:46PM in News

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GAME opening its doors at midnight for FIFA 15

GAME opening its doors at midnight for FIFA 15

Over 300 branches of GAME will be open at midnight this Thursday night (September 25th) for the launch of FIFA 15.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 2:09PM in News
Digital version of Minecraft: Xbox One Edition is exclusive to GAME on the High Street

Digital version of Minecraft: Xbox One Edition is exclusive to GAME on the High Street

GAME has been revealed as the exclusive High Street supplier of the digital version of Minecraft: Xbox One Edition.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 3:36PM in News
Amazon announces new Fire tablet and Kindle range

Amazon announces new Fire tablet and Kindle range

Leading retailer and growing platform holder Amazon has announced a complete refresh of its Fire tablet and Kindle ereader range.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 3:15PM in News
Phones4u staff warned that they may not get full wages

Phones4u staff warned that they may not get full wages

Staff at UK retailer Phones 4u have been told that their wages are likely to be curtailed as hope for the troubled company begins to fade.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 10:23AM in News

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Minecraft PS4 heads to retail next month

Minecraft PS4 heads to retail next month

Sony has announced the PlayStation 4 edition of Minecraft will receive a retail release in Europe and North America.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 19th 2014 at 12:58AM in News
PC code stripping: 'Asian market is rotten to the core'

PC code stripping: 'Asian market is rotten to the core'

Asia is another major territory selling cheap PC codes to games retailers in Europe, an MCV investigation can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 18th 2014 at 3:56PM in News
Chart-Track predicts UK boxed market to hit £2bn in 2016

Chart-Track predicts UK boxed market to hit £2bn in 2016

The UK games boxed market will be worth £1.98bn by 2016, Chart-Track says.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 16th 2014 at 10:27AM in News
GAME acquires GameStop's Spanish stores

GAME acquires GameStop's Spanish stores

UK-based retailer GAME has acquired some of the Spanish store portfolio of High Street rival GameStop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 3:02PM in News

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Phones 4u enters administration, closes all 550 stores

Phones 4u enters administration, closes all 550 stores

High street mobile phone retailer Phones 4u has entered administration and made the surprise decision to immediately close all of its stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 11:41AM in News
The Walking Dead hits PS4 and Xbox One in October

The Walking Dead hits PS4 and Xbox One in October

Telltale's hit licensed adventure game The Walking Dead will debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 12th 2014 at 12:12AM in News
GfK Chart-Track says it now covers 95% of the market

GfK Chart-Track says it now covers 95% of the market

GfK Chart-Track is changing how it is calculating the market value in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 11th 2014 at 12:42PM in News
INTERVIEW: Martyn Gibbs on being back in the GAME

INTERVIEW: Martyn Gibbs on being back in the GAME

GAME, at least the old GAME, used to be notoriously slow at launching things.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 9th 2014 at 1:35PM in News
PICTURES: Two launch events welcome Destiny to UK games retail

PICTURES: Two launch events welcome Destiny to UK games retail

The long wait for Destiny is over, with Activision’s shooter officially launching this morning ahead of what could be a record-breaking game launch in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2014 at 10:58AM in News
'WB Play' rumoured to be a Steam competitor from Warner Bros

'WB Play' rumoured to be a Steam competitor from Warner Bros

Warner Bros has filed a series of trademarks for what reportedly could be a digital retail and streaming platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2014 at 2:38PM in News
Destiny becomes GAME's most pre-ordered new IP

Destiny becomes GAME's most pre-ordered new IP

Ahead of its official worldwide release tomorrow, Destiny has claimed a big UK sales milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2014 at 2:16PM in News
GAME plans 300 midnight openings for Destiny, main event at Stratford

GAME plans 300 midnight openings for Destiny, main event at Stratford

Around 300 GAME stores will be opening their doors at midnight on Monday night (September 8th) for the midnight launch of Bungie’s shooter Destiny.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 12:43PM in News
Shelf Life: GAME Edinburgh

Shelf Life: GAME Edinburgh

We speak to Ewan Shaw, senior sales assistant at GAME Edinburgh about the store’s expertise on a variety of gaming content, the retailer’s in-store events and why people come in ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 5th 2014 at 10:00AM in News