Entries in 'Retail' (195)

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
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

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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
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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

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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

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Gaming Merchandise UK calls on industry to tackle fake merchandise

Gaming Merchandise UK calls on industry to tackle fake merchandise

Distributor and tie-in products specialist Gaming Merchandise UK has expressed concerns over the increasing amount of counterfeit merchandise on the market.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 13th 2017 at 12:50PM in News
Dirt Rally

Dirt Rally coming to PSVR as paid DLC and new physical edition at retail

Dirt Rally is coming to PlayStation VR in just a few short weeks, Codemasters announced today. The update will be available as a standalone DLC Add-on for existing Dirt Rally ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 12th 2017 at 3:13PM in News
Halo Wars 2

Halo Wars 2 to get physical PC release for Windows 10

THQ Nordic has announced that the Windows 10 version of Halo Wars 2 will receive a worldwide physical release at retail when it launches on February 21st. An ultimate edition ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 11th 2017 at 8:00AM in News
Splatoon art book confirmed for the US

Splatoon art book confirmed for the US

Nintendo hardback The Art of Splatoon has confirmed for a 2017 release in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 21st 2016 at 11:12AM in News

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Games retail picks up for Christmas after Black Friday hangover

Games retail picks up for Christmas after Black Friday hangover

Black Friday was huge for physical games retailers, a wild party that saw unit sales shoot up by 181 per cent week-on-week. The last couple of weeks have inevitably been ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Dec 19th 2016 at 11:40AM in News
NES Classic sold 196k in US in November but US market falls sharply

NES Classic sold 196k in US in November but US market falls sharply

The hard to find NES Classic Mini shifted just shy of 200k units in its first month in the US, NPD data has shown.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2016 at 9:33AM in News
Xbox One also getting $50 US discount

Xbox One also getting $50 US discount

Microsoft has mirrored by Sony by introducing its own $50 post Black Friday discount to Xbox One in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2016 at 10:25AM in News
Call of Duty's US physical sales down sharply

Call of Duty's US physical sales down sharply

Activision’s Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare suffered a similar High Street sales decline in the US as it did in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2016 at 9:41AM in News
Sony's Black Friday PS4 discount deal is returning to the US

Sony's Black Friday PS4 discount deal is returning to the US

$50 will once again be shaved off the price of PS4 in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2016 at 10:46AM in News
G2A says over 50 devs are on board with revenue sharing scheme

G2A says over 50 devs are on board with revenue sharing scheme

Controversial online retailer G2A has claimed that its G2A Direct developer revenue sharing service is off to a strong start.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2016 at 10:42AM in News
Amazon boasts of record Black Friday sales for its Fire and Echo devices

Amazon boasts of record Black Friday sales for its Fire and Echo devices

The own-brand devices of the internet’s largest retailer had a bumper Black Friday weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2016 at 10:23AM in News
Koch Media on its Superindie distribution label and the state of the indie retail sector

Koch Media on its Superindie distribution label and the state of the indie retail sector

Only 4.7 per cent of UK physical sales of games are generated through indie retailers, according to Kantar Worldpanel’s annual survey.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Nov 28th 2016 at 1:12PM in News