Entries in 'Retail' (352)

GMG to name the source of every key it sells

GMG to name the source of every key it sells

Retailer Green Man Gaming has announced a change in the way it does things in reaction to its recent scuffle with Reddit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2015 at 2:15PM in News
Green Man Gaming forced to defend itself against grey market key claims

Green Man Gaming forced to defend itself against grey market key claims

Retailer Green Man Gaming has questioned the motivations of a Reddit games deals thread after it made a string of what it believes are unfounded accusations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2015 at 11:57AM in News
1TB PS4 Players Mega Pack confirmed by GameStop

1TB PS4 Players Mega Pack confirmed by GameStop

A new PS4 bundle including three of Sony’s high-profile remasters is on the way later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2015 at 11:02AM in News
Fallout 4 claims UK charts crown with 2015's third-biggest launch

Fallout 4 claims UK charts crown with 2015's third-biggest launch

Fallout 4 has tripled the sales of its predecessor New Vegas, rocketing to number one in the UK retail rankings.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 16th 2015 at 9:24AM in News

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Excalibur cuts back on sims and eyes console business

Excalibur cuts back on sims and eyes console business

Publishing label Excalibur is considerably cutting back on its simulation business as it invests more into its own IP.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 13th 2015 at 10:12AM in News
Microsoft sees Xbox One controller sales spike in 2015

Microsoft sees Xbox One controller sales spike in 2015

Microsoft’s first-party controller revenue has shot up by two-thirds during 2015, according to GfK Chart-Track.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 13th 2015 at 10:08AM in News
Take-Two: 'GTA Online success won't change our strategy'

Take-Two: 'GTA Online success won't change our strategy'

Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick says the publisher will continue to launch multiple triple-A boxed games a year, despite the rapid growth of its digital business.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 13th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Over 40 indies braced for first London Gaming Market

Over 40 indies braced for first London Gaming Market

A market dedicated to selling retro games and merchandise takes place this weekend, and the organisers expect it to give a huge boost to retailers.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 13th 2015 at 9:56AM in News

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UK games retail banks on blockbusters as sales stumble

UK games retail banks on blockbusters as sales stumble

Call of Duty, Fallout and Star Wars Battlefront must deliver if UK games retail is to turn around a difficult 2015.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 13th 2015 at 9:50AM in News
Boxed release confirmed for Life Is Strange

Boxed release confirmed for Life Is Strange

Square Enix has announced a 2016 retail release for former digital-exclusive Life Is Strange.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2015 at 3:10PM in News
GAME insists Fallout 4 problems are not its fault

GAME insists Fallout 4 problems are not its fault

Retailer GAME has denied suggestions that its own systems are to blame for the Fallout 4 pre-order fracas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2015 at 12:55PM in News
GAME responds to spate of MGS5, Mario Maker and Fallout 4 pre-order problems

GAME responds to spate of MGS5, Mario Maker and Fallout 4 pre-order problems

It’s been a couple of rough months for GAME customers, to say the least.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 10th 2015 at 12:14PM in News

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Asda: 'Customers don't want to be held hostage by Black Friday deals'

Asda: 'Customers don't want to be held hostage by Black Friday deals'

Asda has turned on Black Friday, signalling its desire to move away from the sales event it helped popularise in the UK.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 10th 2015 at 11:53AM in News
GAME admits some Fallout 4 orders not ready for launch

GAME admits some Fallout 4 orders not ready for launch

Many customers who have been unable to contact GAME’s customer services concerning their botched Fallout 4 orders will not be receiving the game today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2015 at 9:37AM in News
Koch Media on Kickstarter, indie retail and offering the best of both worlds

Koch Media on Kickstarter, indie retail and offering the best of both worlds

Craig McNicol, Northern Europe MD, and Paul Nicholls, sales and marketing director for Northern Europe, discuss Koch Media’s big changes during the last year, reveal the benefits of being both ...

on Nov 9th 2015 at 10:33AM in News
GAME is opening three new UK stores this month

GAME is opening three new UK stores this month

London, Manchester and Southampton will this month provide homes for three new stores from retailer GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2015 at 11:19AM in News

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Prime Now one-hour Amazon delivery arrives in UK

Prime Now one-hour Amazon delivery arrives in UK

Retailer Amazon has rolled out its new range of quick delivery options to some parts of the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2015 at 10:32AM in News
ShopTo plots further digital console expansion

ShopTo plots further digital console expansion

Online retailer ShopTo is now selling PS4 download codes.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 5th 2015 at 9:26AM in News
PS4 and Xbox One account for two thirds of physical games market

PS4 and Xbox One account for two thirds of physical games market

Sales of brand new PS3 and Xbox 360 games have dropped year-on-year as the latest generation of consoles see a greater number of exclusive releases.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 5th 2015 at 9:21AM in News
Quarter of gamers holding off purchases until Black Friday

Quarter of gamers holding off purchases until Black Friday

Almost a quarter of PS4, Xbox One and Wii U owners are waiting for a Black Friday bonanza before buying games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 5th 2015 at 9:08AM in News
God Eater rules Japanese charts in Top Ten free of Halo 5

God Eater rules Japanese charts in Top Ten free of Halo 5

In a contrast to the UK’s Halo-ruled rankings, Japan’s retail charts were last week dominated by home-grown titles from the territory.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 4th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Xbox One Elite controller will be in short supply until December

Xbox One Elite controller will be in short supply until December

Microsoft’s premium game pad for the Xbox One has almost sold out at retail.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 4th 2015 at 10:15AM in News
300 GAME stores to open at midnight for Black Ops 3

300 GAME stores to open at midnight for Black Ops 3

GAME’s latest midnight launch will be for Call of Duty: Black Ops III, with a special tournament taking place at its Westfield Stratford store.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 2:25PM in News
IHS: Activision-King deal provides short-term boost, less beneficial in the long run

IHS: Activision-King deal provides short-term boost, less beneficial in the long run

Market analyst IHS Technology has questioned the long-term benefits of Activision Blizzard’s acquisition of Candy Crush firm King.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 10:42AM in News
Amazon will deliver Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 at midnight

Amazon will deliver Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 at midnight

Online retail is trying to muscle its way into the midnight launch market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 9:52AM in News