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India games chain to open 150 stores

India games chain to open 150 stores

An Indian games retailer hopes to have over 150 outlets in operation by 2015.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 8th 2012 at 5:00PM in News
RETAIL BIZ: Green Day: Rock Band

RETAIL BIZ: Green Day: Rock Band

Click here to access the RETAIL BIZ Previews section, where you'll find our definitive guide to a range of recommended games set to hit retail over the next few ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 21st 2010 at 1:50PM in News
Namco sets low price for Titans

Namco sets low price for Titans

Namco Bandai has set the RRP of upcoming action adventure game Clash of the Titans at just £29.99, ahead of the game’s May 28th launch.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 30th 2010 at 10:20AM in News

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Settlers 7 users hit by DRM trouble

Settlers 7 users hit by DRM trouble

The Settlers 7: Paths to a Kingdom is the latest title to suffer from DRM issues that have left some players unable to play the game.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 7th 2010 at 5:19PM in News
New Lord of the Rings title announced

New Lord of the Rings title announced

Warner Bros Interactive has revealed a new action RPG game set in the Lord of the Rings universe.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 18th 2010 at 5:07PM in News
Bethesda to publish Hunted

Bethesda to publish Hunted

Hunted: The Demon’s Forge, the latest game from the brains behind Baldur’s Gate and Fallout, InXile, will be published by Bethesda Softworks.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 15th 2010 at 3:47PM in News
Old Republic is BioWare's biggest

Old Republic is BioWare's biggest

Star Wars: The Old Republic will be BioWare’s biggest title to date, eclipsing recent RPGs Mass Effect and Dragon Age.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 12th 2010 at 9:56AM in News

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Blu-ray gains High Street momentum

Blu-ray gains High Street momentum

HMV has announced that 40 per cent of sales of The Hurt Locker have been on Blu-ray, suggesting that the appetite for the HD format is reaching a new high.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 11th 2010 at 2:53PM in News
Warner confirms new Batman title

Warner confirms new Batman title

Hot on the heels of Warner’s acquisition of Arkham Asylum developer Rocksteady, the publisher has confirmed a new game starring the Caped Crusader.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 23rd 2010 at 3:04PM in News
How Activision missed out on The Sims

How Activision missed out on The Sims

In a meeting at Maxis’ offices where the exec was considering a possible acquisition of the studio, Activision boss Bobby Kotick was offered the chance to preview the latest secretive ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2010 at 2:09PM in News
Happy Birthday, The Sims

Happy Birthday, The Sims

One of the games industry’s most celebrated global success is enjoys its tenth birthday today, and while success very much depends on how you measure it, by any account The ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2010 at 3:04PM in News

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INDIA: Games The Shop debuts

INDIA: Games The Shop debuts

Emerging market India is on the verge of welcoming its first dedicted national chain of video games retailer with the opening of the interestingly titled ‘Games The Shop’ in Mumbai’s ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2010 at 2:17PM in News
The Hut enjoys festive boom

The Hut enjoys festive boom

Rapidly growing UK retailer The Hut has revealed that its network of websites saw a 188 per cent year-on-year increase in the number of orders it received in the six ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2010 at 3:54PM in News
2K announces Spec-Ops: the Line

2K announces Spec-Ops: the Line

Take Two label 2K Games has revealed that developer Yager is currently hard at work on third person shooter Spec Ops: The Line for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2009 at 4:34PM in News
The Hut: We’ll raise sales by 800%

The Hut: We’ll raise sales by 800%

The Hut has vowed to become Europe’s No.1 online retailer, following a multi-million pound investment and a string of high profile new recruits.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 11th 2009 at 3:13PM in News

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The Sims 3 sells 1.4m in seven days

The Sims 3 sells 1.4m in seven days

Few games brands are as heavyweight as EA’s colossal The Sims, and the latest instalment to the series has not failed to disappoint with news that combines sales of both ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2009 at 12:25PM in News
EA drops SecuRom DRM for The Sims 3

EA drops SecuRom DRM for The Sims 3

Publisher EA has confirmed that it has dropped its controversial SecuRom copy protection system for its upcoming release of The Sims 3, opting instead for a more standard serial code ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2009 at 11:23AM in News