Entries in 'Retail' (454)

eBay pulls Flappy Bird smartphone listings

eBay pulls Flappy Bird smartphone listings

Listings for phones and tablets carrying the now-deleted Flappy Bird have been pulled from auction site eBay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2014 at 3:27PM in News
Far Cry: The Wild Expedition preorder exclusive to Snapdeal

Far Cry: The Wild Expedition preorder exclusive to Snapdeal

Far Cry: Wild Expedition for PS3 will be available via Games The Shop exclusively on Snapdeal.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Feb 12th 2014 at 1:42PM in News
Landlords consortium taking GAME to court

Landlords consortium taking GAME to court

GAME is being taken to the Court of Appeal by a number of the country’s largest property companies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2014 at 1:27PM in News
Excalibur brings all publishing labels under one roof

Excalibur brings all publishing labels under one roof

PC GAMING WEEK: Budget PC games specialist Excalibur is rebranding itself to simplify its diverse games offering.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 7th 2014 at 11:32AM in News

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GAMEtronics stores open today, will stock some new products

GAMEtronics stores open today, will stock some new products

GAME's new stores open their doors today, MCV can reveal, and the firm says the outlets will stock a range of 'new products'.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 7th 2014 at 11:07AM in News
GAME announces InFamous: Second Son lock-ins

GAME announces InFamous: Second Son lock-ins

Gamers will have the chance to try PS4 title InFamous: Second Son a month before release at certain GAME stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2014 at 11:42AM in News
Hedge fund specialist takes 99% stake in GAME ahead of flotation

Hedge fund specialist takes 99% stake in GAME ahead of flotation

Elliott Advisors, a US hedge fund specialist, has amassed a 99 per cent stake in Game Retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
Amazon launches "the largest video games store in India"

Amazon launches "the largest video games store in India"

Amazon.in has officially launched what it calls India’s largest video games store.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Feb 5th 2014 at 6:02AM in News

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Flipkart lists Wii U limited edition consoles at Rs 39,990

Flipkart lists Wii U limited edition consoles at Rs 39,990

Flipkart is now selling two variants of the Wii U at the same price as the PlayStation 4 – Rs 39,990.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Feb 4th 2014 at 7:07AM in News
Amazon to increase price of Prime membership due to increased delivery costs

Amazon to increase price of Prime membership due to increased delivery costs

The cost of membership to Amazon’s popular Prime service is going up, the retailer has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 3:22PM in News
Carphone Warehouse rebranding 60 of its stores as Samsung-only

Carphone Warehouse rebranding 60 of its stores as Samsung-only

Samsung smartphones are to receive their own dedicated retail presence on the UK High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 1:41PM in News
Flipkart bestsellers - January 2014

Flipkart bestsellers - January 2014

We’re back with the Flipkart charts, but with a couple of changes. We’re now turning it into a monthly affair, and with the launch of the PS4 last month, we’ll ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 10:12AM in News

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Ebuyer ponders move onto High Street

Ebuyer ponders move onto High Street

Online retailer Ebuyer.com is considering opening its first shops on the High Street.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 9:56AM in News
GTA V PC pre-orders could start Friday

GTA V PC pre-orders could start Friday

It would appear the biggest game of 2013 is finally landing on PC.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 29th 2014 at 4:32PM in News
MCV Salary Survey 2014: How much are you worth?

MCV Salary Survey 2014: How much are you worth?

This year, our salary survey shows a slight increase in the average UK games industry yearly wage.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2014 at 11:38AM in News
PS4 and Xbox One help Argos smash festive records

PS4 and Xbox One help Argos smash festive records

Catalogue retailer Argos posted its best Christmas results in a decade with the help of video games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2014 at 10:38AM in News

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Retailers unfazed by empty release schedule

Retailers unfazed by empty release schedule

UK game stores have played down concerns over a quiet start to 2014.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 29th 2014 at 10:30AM in News
Amazon to launch console this year - report

Amazon to launch console this year - report

A games-focused under-the-TV entertainment system will be launched by Amazon in 2014, a new report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 12:56PM in News
Game4u begins PS4 exchange promotion, offers Rs 9,000 for PS3, Xbox 360

Game4u begins PS4 exchange promotion, offers Rs 9,000 for PS3, Xbox 360

Game4u has a trade-in offer for those looking to move up from PS3 or Xbox 360 to the PS4.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jan 27th 2014 at 12:16PM in News
GAME ups entertainment market share

GAME ups entertainment market share

Retailer GAME increased its share of the UK entertainment market by 2.3 per cent year-on-year for the 12 weeks ending December 22nd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Find out if you're underpaid in the latest MCV magazine

Find out if you're underpaid in the latest MCV magazine

Worried about Wii U? Excited by Alien: Isolation? Want to find out how much you're worth? Then the latest edition of MCV is for you.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 24th 2014 at 11:11AM in News
Time is running out for Nintendo Wii U

Time is running out for Nintendo Wii U

The UK games industry still has faith in Nintendo, but told MCV that drastic action is needed to save Wii U.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 1:11PM in News
GAME tops UK retail Christmas league table

GAME tops UK retail Christmas league table

OC&C Strategy Consultants’ Christmas 2013 league table has named GAME and the UK’s big High Street winner.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2014 at 2:43PM in News
Record 2013 sales for SimplyGames

Record 2013 sales for SimplyGames

Online indie SimplyGames.com says its 2013 sales were up 120 per cent over 2012.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 22nd 2014 at 12:59PM in News
Grand Theft Auto V PC listings appear on Amazon

Grand Theft Auto V PC listings appear on Amazon

Listings for a PC version of Grand Theft Auto V have appeared on two of Amazon’s websites.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2014 at 10:08AM in News