Entries in 'Retail' (520)

Mario Kart 8 Wii U (including extra game) is £200 at Tesco

Mario Kart 8 Wii U (including extra game) is £200 at Tesco

A Premium Wii U with two games for £200 is exactly what Nintendo should be talking about.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 11:37AM in News
GAME offering next-gen trade-in deals this bank holiday weekend

GAME offering next-gen trade-in deals this bank holiday weekend

A bank holiday trade-in deal at GAME is offering either PS4 or Xbox One at a discount.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 9:28AM in News
Argos opening 25 new digital concept stores

Argos opening 25 new digital concept stores

Argos will extend its digital store concept trial to open a further 25 stores by March 2015, in which the traditional shopping catalogues are replaced by tablets.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 30th 2014 at 12:03PM in News
UK retailers tip VR as 'the next big thing'

UK retailers tip VR as 'the next big thing'

The UK High Street is optimistic about the success of virtual reality headsets.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 28th 2014 at 3:48PM in News

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Exclusive Destiny freebie for GAME customers

Exclusive Destiny freebie for GAME customers

GAME is currently going big on promoting an exclusive Destiny item available only to those who pre-order the Bungie title from the retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2014 at 2:53PM in News
Titanfall holds onto No.1 in slowest week of 2014 so far

Titanfall holds onto No.1 in slowest week of 2014 so far

EA’s blockbuster Titanfall held onto the top spot with little effort as not a single new release entered this week’s chart.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 28th 2014 at 11:02AM in News
GameStop shifts focus from games, to close 120-130 stores

GameStop shifts focus from games, to close 120-130 stores

GameStop plans to increase its focus on “gaming-adjacent” fields while phasing out its reliance on video games, CEO Paul Raines has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 24th 2014 at 11:35PM in News
GamePointsNow slams digital and physical price disparity

GamePointsNow slams digital and physical price disparity

It’s cheaper to buy a boxed game with a digital code inside than to just buy the code, says online retailer GamePointsNow.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 3:45PM in News

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Dark Souls 2 PC gets a price drop, Trials Fusion for PS4 gets retail release

Dark Souls 2 PC gets a price drop, Trials Fusion for PS4 gets retail release

Dark Souls 2 for PC will release at a lower-than-expected price of Rs 1,999 in India.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Apr 18th 2014 at 2:11PM in News
Mojang confirms Minecraft PS3 retail release in Europe, North America

Mojang confirms Minecraft PS3 retail release in Europe, North America

Mojang has confirmed retail release plans for Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition in both North America and PAL regions.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2014 at 7:18PM in News
Twitch is now a games retailer, is selling Nuclear Throne

Twitch is now a games retailer, is selling Nuclear Throne

Streaming giant Twitch has for the first time offered users the chance to purchase a game via the service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 4:00PM in News
UK retail numbers back on the slide

UK retail numbers back on the slide

UK retail sales in March fell by the largest amount in the last 12 months due to the late timing of Easter this year, says the British Retail Consortium.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 15th 2014 at 11:23AM in News

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Games specialist Xbite reveals new-look store: Shop4

Games specialist Xbite reveals new-look store: Shop4

Online retailer Xbite says it can become one of retail’s elite players with its new brand Shop4.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 14th 2014 at 2:54PM in News
UK stores call on 360 and PS3 price cuts

UK stores call on 360 and PS3 price cuts

UK games retailers want to see a PS3 and Xbox 360 price cut before the end of the year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 14th 2014 at 2:49PM in News
Samsung opens eight new UK stores

Samsung opens eight new UK stores

Samsung has opened a number of new standalone stores in eight cities across the UK.

by Laura Barnes
on Apr 11th 2014 at 12:57PM in News
GAME launches Skylanders Swap Force Club

GAME launches Skylanders Swap Force Club

Skylanders fans now have a place to gather thanks to a new social initiative from GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2014 at 1:02PM in News

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Pink 2DS arriving in UK next month

Pink 2DS arriving in UK next month

A pink version of Nintendo’s 2DS handheld will be released in the UK in May.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 12:12PM in News
Amazon introduces Metacritic ratings to game product listings

Amazon introduces Metacritic ratings to game product listings

Some Amazon customers are now being presented with Metacritic ratings in certain video game product listings.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 10:11AM in News
Online retailer found to be selling Humble Bundle PC codes for profit

Online retailer found to be selling Humble Bundle PC codes for profit

Digital distributor 7 Entertainment has been found to be reselling PC keys obtained from Humble Bundle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 9:35AM in News
GameStop narrowly misses revenue estimates as Q4 like-for-likes climb 7.8%

GameStop narrowly misses revenue estimates as Q4 like-for-likes climb 7.8%

Global games retailer GameStop has reported a like-for-like sales increase of 7.8 per cent for the quarter ending February 1st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 12:55PM in News
GameStop wants to "restore the balance between physical and digital commerce"

GameStop wants to "restore the balance between physical and digital commerce"

GameStop has teamed up with IBM to launch what it calls the GameStop Technology Institute.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 3:45PM in News
Watch Dogs price, preorder bonus announced, Rs 1,799 for PC

Watch Dogs price, preorder bonus announced, Rs 1,799 for PC

Pricing for Watch Dogs has been confirmed for India, with a variety of preorder bonuses being offered by retailers.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Mar 25th 2014 at 11:48AM in News
Amazon acquires rights to Yodel stake

Amazon acquires rights to Yodel stake

Delivery company Yodel will soon be part-owned by Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2014 at 10:39AM in News
Budget could mean an end for 69p apps, cheap Steam games

Budget could mean an end for 69p apps, cheap Steam games

As well as not ushering in tax breaks, last week’s Budget may have brought with it another bad piece of gaming news.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2014 at 2:42PM in News
Deadline extended for Dixons and Carphone Warehouse merger

Deadline extended for Dixons and Carphone Warehouse merger

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse have been given more time to discuss their possible £4bn merger.

by Laura Barnes
on Mar 24th 2014 at 10:37AM in News