Entries in 'Retail' (500)

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

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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
GAME begins selling Battle.net gift cards

GAME begins selling Battle.net gift cards

UK retailer GAME has added to its already extensive digital cards offer with the introduction of Battle.net credit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2014 at 3:03PM in News
Xbox One UK sales spike but PS4 still in control

Xbox One UK sales spike but PS4 still in control

Microsoft’s Xbox One has been the best-selling games console for four weeks in a row, MCV understands.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 21st 2014 at 12:03PM in News

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GameSessions brings PC game rentals to retail

GameSessions brings PC game rentals to retail

Former PlayStation Europe boss Chris Deering last night fronted the official unveiling of a new games retail service at GDC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2014 at 9:50AM in News
Walmart introducing video game trade-ins in US

Walmart introducing video game trade-ins in US

3,100 Walmart stores will from next week begin offering customers the chance to trade-in their games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2014 at 11:36AM in News
Infamous: Second Son midnight launch at Game4u

Infamous: Second Son midnight launch at Game4u

Two Game4u stores will hold midnight launches for Infamous Second Son.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Mar 18th 2014 at 11:00AM in News
Exclusive Skylanders Enchanted Lightcore Star Strike heading to GAME

Exclusive Skylanders Enchanted Lightcore Star Strike heading to GAME

Retailer GAME has been named as the exclusive stockist of a new Skylanders figure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2014 at 3:43PM in News

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Microsoft drops subscription $99 Xbox 360 offer

Microsoft drops subscription $99 Xbox 360 offer

US customers are no longer able to purchase an Xbox 360 for $99 as part of an Xbox Live subscription offer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2014 at 11:48AM in News
TERRITORY REPORT: Southern Europe

TERRITORY REPORT: Southern Europe

Southern Europe has some of the most valuable gaming markets on the continent.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Mar 14th 2014 at 11:00AM in News
Don Bradman Cricket 14 priced Rs 4,299 in India, Steelbook as preorder bonus

Don Bradman Cricket 14 priced Rs 4,299 in India, Steelbook as preorder bonus

Don Bradman Cricket 14 will release in India at an MRP of Rs 4,299, distributor Sunder Electronics has announced.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Mar 13th 2014 at 6:20PM in News
'Valve is letting developers be the shopkeeper'

'Valve is letting developers be the shopkeeper'

UK developers have hailed Steam’s decision to let them hold their own sales.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Mar 12th 2014 at 2:46PM in News

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Chips is back on the rise

Chips is back on the rise

The story of Chips summarises the pressures that has faced games retailers over the last three years.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 12th 2014 at 2:35PM in News
Maplin slashes Xbox One to £349.99 to match PS4

Maplin slashes Xbox One to £349.99 to match PS4

Maplin UK is offering Microsoft’s Xbox One console for the same price at Sony’s PS4 – £349.99.

by Laura Barnes
on Mar 12th 2014 at 11:59AM in News
GameStop hikes PlayStation Camera price as US shortages take hold

GameStop hikes PlayStation Camera price as US shortages take hold

The US arm of games retailer GameStop has added an extra $10 to the price of the PS4 Camera.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2014 at 11:02AM in News
HMV slashes pre-owned games by 75%

HMV slashes pre-owned games by 75%

Pre-owned games are currently available for 75 per cent off at HMV stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2014 at 10:32AM in News
GameStop reveals Watch Dogs trade-in discount deal

GameStop reveals Watch Dogs trade-in discount deal

It’s a brave new next-gen world out there, and with it comes a new era in higher-price trade-in prices.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2014 at 3:56PM in News
UPDATE: Watch Dogs confirmed for May 27th

UPDATE: Watch Dogs confirmed for May 27th

A now deleted tweet from retailer GAME has quite possibly confirmed the release date for Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2014 at 1:18PM in News
Flipkart bestsellers - February 2014

Flipkart bestsellers - February 2014

Grand Theft Auto 5 relinquished the top spot in the Flipkart charts in February, but it’s still all in the family as it is replaced by Grand Theft Auto 4 ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Mar 6th 2014 at 7:20AM in News
Sony: Retailers should treat digital the same as physical

Sony: Retailers should treat digital the same as physical

UK games stores should push digital games as much as physical ones, says Sony.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Mar 5th 2014 at 4:08PM in News
Are video games the next for merged Dixons and Carphone Warehouse?

Are video games the next for merged Dixons and Carphone Warehouse?

Electronic giant Dixons hopes to become a major player in smartphones via a proposed merger with Carphone Warehouse.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 5th 2014 at 3:46PM in News