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UK games retail made over £100m from software sales last week as Grand Theft Auto V broke all UK records.
Hundreds of GAME stores opened their doors last night as FIFA 14 was finally released in the UK.
One of the biggest releases of the year arrived at midnight last night, but retail is again playing it safe with its pricing for FIFA 14.
T-Mobile US is to withdraw BlackBerry smartphones from sale in its stores, following a lack of demand.
It appears that the PES series takes the battle to FIFA on more fronts than simply on the pitch.
‘Hundreds’ of GAME stores will be opening on Thursday night for the midnight release of EA’s FIFA 14.
Consumers will soon be able to choose for some of their eBay purchases to be collected from Argos stores rather than be delivered to their doors.
The physical market is not in decline, Xbox Live product manager Pav Bhardwaj has stated.
One of the more unusual video games retailers has abandoned the sector.
Tesco has entered the tablet market with the Hudl.
Sony’s PS3 exclusive Beyond: Two Souls is to get its own round of lock-ins at UK retailer GAME.
The US arm of Toys R Us has this year introduced a ‘Fabulous 15’ festive shopping list, but only one next-gen console made the cut.
Remember, the App Store launched after GTA IV hit. It has been easy to forget just the level of spectacle that an old fashioned go-to-the-shop-and-buy it games release can deliver.
Distributor AFA Interactive closes its doors this week, while Bluemouth grows into Asia and PAX Australia joins the IGEA.
Another option has been offered for those hoping to upgrade to the next-gen versions of EA’s upcoming games.
The Australian arm of games retailer EB Games has issued an apology for a Grand Theft Auto V display in one of its stores that used sherbert as fake cocaine.
The PlayStation UK team is in crucial talks to secure more PS4 consoles, after admitting it had underestimated how popular it would be.
Grand Theft Auto V is not just for teenage boys. And we have proof that makes that an ACTUAL FACT.
It could be the biggest release of all time, so has Grand Theft Auto V sent UK retail into a fierce price war?
The weekend arrival of Grand Theft Auto V with some Amazon customers is being investigated by the retailer.
Gamers on the continent have faced paying up to 42 per cent more for their copies of Grand Theft Auto V than those buying it in the UK.
It’s not just the big chains planning events around GTA V, with indie retailers telling MCV they are running midnight openings of their own.
Remember the days when getting hold of a game early was as easy as popping down to your local indie? These are not those days.
The UK’s mobile operators have announced their price plans for Apple’s new entry-level iPhone 5C.
More than 1,000 UK stores will be open from midnight for the launch of Grand Theft Auto V.