Entries in 'Retail' (455)

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
GAME teases PC on-demand service

GAME teases PC on-demand service

Sony might not be the only firm planning to introduce its own cloud gaming service.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 21st 2014 at 12:05PM in News
Dixons: Steam is the best way to buy games

Dixons: Steam is the best way to buy games

Even the UK’s High Street retailers are singing Steam’s praises when it comes to selling games.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 21st 2014 at 12:01PM in News
Now Amazon drops Wii U to £180

Now Amazon drops Wii U to £180

A second retailer has significantly cut its Wii U asking price.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2014 at 11:30AM in News

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Argos drops Wii U Premium to £180

Argos drops Wii U Premium to £180

Another console has seen its RRP significantly cut on the High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2014 at 9:39AM in News
INTERVIEW: Marcin Iwinski, co-founder, CD Projekt

INTERVIEW: Marcin Iwinski, co-founder, CD Projekt

Marcin Iwinski’s love for games and his passion for the work his company does are infectious. Having started out as a publisher and distributor in Poland, CD Projekt announced itself ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jan 21st 2014 at 4:10AM in News
First Xbox One price cut appears online

First Xbox One price cut appears online

Xbox One is the subject of a price cut for the first time by a UK online retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 3:20PM in News
Amazon wants to ship you products BEFORE you order them

Amazon wants to ship you products BEFORE you order them

Online retailer Amazon is planning to ship orders to customers before they have even pressed the ‘buy’ button’.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 2:04PM in News

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Game4u kicks off end-of-season sale on PC, console games

Game4u kicks off end-of-season sale on PC, console games

Over 700 games are on sale as part of Game4u’s end-of-season sale.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jan 16th 2014 at 2:39PM in News
Video games star in strong Argos results

Video games star in strong Argos results

Argos says sales of electricals - including video games, tablets, TVs and white goods - helped it deliver a strong financial quarter, as its parent company appoints a new chief exec.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 16th 2014 at 12:13PM in News
GAME preparing for stock market floatation - report

GAME preparing for stock market floatation - report

Less than two years after it nearly vanished altogether, GAME could be ready to re-join the stock market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2014 at 12:39PM in News
GAME sales up 90% over Christmas

GAME sales up 90% over Christmas

Like-for-like sales at the UK’s leading video games retailer GAME grew 90 per cent year-on-year for the six weeks ending January 4th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2014 at 9:56AM in News

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Multichannel sales surge as GameStop reports festive growth

Multichannel sales surge as GameStop reports festive growth

GameStop has reported like-for-like sales growth of 10.2 per cent for the nine weeks ending January 4th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 2:45PM in News
HMV's iconic Oxford Street store closes

HMV's iconic Oxford Street store closes

The retailer's flagship store closes its doors today for the last time after 30 years.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 13th 2014 at 5:09PM in News
GAME's next-gen redesign

GAME's next-gen redesign

Do we need High Street shops?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 13th 2014 at 2:44PM in News
UK games retail scores £600m haul in December

UK games retail scores £600m haul in December

Video game consoles and software made £605.5m for the UK High Street last month, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 13th 2014 at 1:53PM in News

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12,000 shops to fold in 2014, analyst predicts

12,000 shops to fold in 2014, analyst predicts

The worst of the financial crisis may be behind us, but the year ahead promises to be a challenging one for retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2014 at 10:34AM in News
ShopTo triples console market share after best year ever

ShopTo triples console market share after best year ever

UK online retailer ShopTo says it is enjoying its most successful year on record.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 10th 2014 at 11:04AM in News
GameStop wants to sell PlayStation Now membership

GameStop wants to sell PlayStation Now membership

Sony’s streaming game service PlayStation Now might not necessarily be the warning claxon for retail that some are predicting.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2014 at 3:53PM in News
Dixons on-board for Steam Machines

Dixons on-board for Steam Machines

Currys/PC World owner says it's keeping close tabs on Valve's new Steam Machines to bring devices to the High Street.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 8th 2014 at 11:20AM in News
Flipkart's best selling games of 2013

Flipkart's best selling games of 2013

As another year comes to an end, it's the same franchise that continues to dominate sales at India's biggest games retailer, Flipkart.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Dec 31st 2013 at 3:14AM in News
Game4u reveals PS4 midnight launch plans - 4 cities, 6 stores

Game4u reveals PS4 midnight launch plans - 4 cities, 6 stores

Game4u has announced that it will hold midnight launches for the PlayStation in four cities.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Dec 28th 2013 at 6:38AM in News
Retail deals on PS4 preorders in India

Retail deals on PS4 preorders in India

At Rs 39,990, the PlayStation 4 isn’t the cheapest game console out there, and while Sony India has advised retailers against offering straight up discounts on the console, that hasn’t ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Dec 27th 2013 at 6:00AM in News
Flipkart suspends PS4 preorders, says it received limited quantities

Flipkart suspends PS4 preorders, says it received limited quantities

Flipkart has stopped accepting preorders for the PlayStation 4 just days after kicking off its pre-order campaign.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Dec 26th 2013 at 7:57AM in News
UPDATE: PS4 midnight launch at 11 Landmark stores across 7 cities

UPDATE: PS4 midnight launch at 11 Landmark stores across 7 cities

Update 2: Landmark has revealed more incentives for gamers to head to their stores for the midnight launch.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Dec 26th 2013 at 5:22AM in News