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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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
Nextworld.in winter sale: Up to 70% off on all in-stock games

Nextworld.in winter sale: Up to 70% off on all in-stock games

Online games retailer Nextworld.in has kicked off its winter sale

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Dec 20th 2013 at 10:08AM in News
Amazon India launches video games section

Amazon India launches video games section

Amazon India, which is gradually expanding its product offerings, has now added a video games section.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Dec 20th 2013 at 4:00AM in News

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PS4 beats Xbox One in retail web traffic share

PS4 beats Xbox One in retail web traffic share

Sony’s PS4 has commanded a greater share of online web traffic across five leading retail websites in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 19th 2013 at 10:16AM in News
Here's that £6,000 Xbox One you asked for

Here's that £6,000 Xbox One you asked for

We’ve heard a few stories of folks paying over the odds on eBay to get hold of an Xbox One for Christmas, but this is something else.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2013 at 9:37AM in News
Game4u to open stores within Hamleys in Delhi, Bangalore

Game4u to open stores within Hamleys in Delhi, Bangalore

Game4u will expand its retail operations this month with its first stores in Delhi and Bangalore.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Dec 17th 2013 at 6:43AM in News
Forbidden Planet giving away free DLC for Doctor Who: Legacy

Forbidden Planet giving away free DLC for Doctor Who: Legacy

Smartphone game Doctor Who: Legacy has teamed up with Forbidden Planet to offer free DLC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2013 at 4:10PM in News
60% of retailers have started sales already due to festive spending concerns

60% of retailers have started sales already due to festive spending concerns

The public’s increasing propensity to leave their festive shopping late has sent retail into a pre-Christmas sale panic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2013 at 10:43AM in News
Game4u begins end-of-year holiday sale

Game4u begins end-of-year holiday sale

Retailer Game4u kicked off its end-of-year sale over the weekend.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Dec 16th 2013 at 8:45AM in News
Read about the High Street's hopes for the New Year in this week's issue of MCV

Read about the High Street's hopes for the New Year in this week's issue of MCV

In this week's issue of MCV, UK retailers tell us how they're expecting a very merry Christmas and have high hopes for the High Street moving into 2014.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 13th 2013 at 9:57AM in News
Xbox pledges 'urgent' support to angry indie retailers

Xbox pledges 'urgent' support to angry indie retailers

Microsoft says it’s urgently looking to help independent retailers who have been left in the dark over their Xbox One stock allocation.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 12th 2013 at 1:19PM in News