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Friday's Five-Second Facts

Friday's Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 30th 2012 at 1:00PM in News
UK industry hopeful for reinvented GAME

UK industry hopeful for reinvented GAME

GAME must become a smaller, more dedicated specialist should it survive administration, says top games publishers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 29th 2012 at 9:24AM in News
Phew, Britannia - tax break boost welcomed

Phew, Britannia - tax break boost welcomed

Oour specialist retail chain is in dire straits, and Britsoft publishers are extinct.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 29th 2012 at 9:11AM in News
UK games retail revenues drop to £14.1m

UK games retail revenues drop to £14.1m

UK games retail generated £14.1m last week – a dip of 21.2 per cent from the £17.9m made during the week prior.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 23rd 2012 at 12:20PM in News

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GameStop "focused entirely on competing digitally in the UK"

GameStop "focused entirely on competing digitally in the UK"

Speaking to investors following the publication of its most recent fiscal results, GameStop has seemingly ruled out the chance of a GAME takeover in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2012 at 4:01PM in News
Slight decline in UK games store numbers

Slight decline in UK games store numbers

There are fewer stores than ever selling games, ERA and Chart-Track says.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 22nd 2012 at 11:06AM in News
UK video game tax breaks are back on the agenda

UK video game tax breaks are back on the agenda

The UK government has declared its intention to establish a nationwide game tax break policy, in a dramatic manoeuvre that leaves the British sector in shock and jubilation.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Mar 21st 2012 at 1:05PM in News
UK games retail generated £17.9m last week

UK games retail generated £17.9m last week

The UK games retail market rallied last week thanks to the release of EA’s Mass Effect 3 and Capcom’s Street Fighter X Tekken.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 16th 2012 at 1:25PM in News

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UK CHARTS: Mass Effect 3 shatters series records

UK CHARTS: Mass Effect 3 shatters series records

EA’s Mass Effect 3 has made a strong debut at the top of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2012 at 9:38AM in News
Software Sales Monitor: Market drops to £12.1m

Software Sales Monitor: Market drops to £12.1m

The steady drop in market value and unit sales continued last week, with UK games retail shifting nine per cent fewer games week-on-week.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 9th 2012 at 12:22PM in News
Friday's Five-Second Facts

Friday's Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 9th 2012 at 9:30AM in News
Games distributor profiles

Games distributor profiles

MCV takes a closer look at some of the leading video game suppliers, with an update on what each company has achieved over the past year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 8th 2012 at 6:26PM in News

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Final Fantasy XIII-2 on top in dreary February

Final Fantasy XIII-2 on top in dreary February

The UK games retail market suffered yet another poor month in February, with unit sales down 29 per cent compared with the same period last year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 8th 2012 at 12:45PM in News
New iPad prices - Carphone Warehouse reveals cheapest trade-in deals

New iPad prices - Carphone Warehouse reveals cheapest trade-in deals

The New Apple iPad will be released in the UK on March 16th and already consumers are in a scramble to find where they can get their hands on ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2012 at 8:29AM in News
Lollipop Chainsaw dated worldwide

Lollipop Chainsaw dated worldwide

Crazy Warner Bros action romp Lollipop Chainsaw will be released in the UK on June 15th, it has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2012 at 4:09PM in News
Don't be too quick to write off GAME

Don't be too quick to write off GAME

Upon walking into a Hertfordshire Gamestation store this lunchtime, you’d be hard pressed to tell anything was afoot.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2012 at 3:02PM in News

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GAME claims nearly 50% of Vita launch sales

GAME claims nearly 50% of Vita launch sales

Industry sources have told MCV that very nearly 50 per cent of all Vita hardware sold in the UK on launch week was purchased in a GAME or Gamestation store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2012 at 2:26PM in News
Bigpoint to open UK office

Bigpoint to open UK office

Online social games expert Bigpoint is to open an office in the UK, creating between five and ten jobs in the process.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2012 at 1:00PM in News
Choices UK enters administration

Choices UK enters administration

There’s more bad news on the High Street today with conformation that Choices UK owner The Webb Group has been entered into administration.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2012 at 11:34AM in News
UK CHARTS: No.1 debut for SSX

UK CHARTS: No.1 debut for SSX

EA’s SSX series has made a triumphant return after five years in the wilderness to claim No.1 in the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2012 at 9:51AM in News
INTERVIEW: The UK Vita launch at GAME

INTERVIEW: The UK Vita launch at GAME

It’s a cold February evening but a modest crowd has braved the elements to queue up outside GAME’s flagship Oxford Street branch.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 2nd 2012 at 2:08PM in News
Software Sales Monitor: Market dips to £13.3m

Software Sales Monitor: Market dips to £13.3m

The launch of PlayStation Vita wasn’t enough to prevent a drop in sales last week, though a handful of exclusive games made it into the All Formats Top 40. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 2nd 2012 at 9:27AM in News
35% of Brits have got into debt to buy Apple products

35% of Brits have got into debt to buy Apple products

The iPad 3 is expected for release on March 7th, which has revealed 78 per cent of the UK believe Apple updates its products too often, according to discount website MyVoucherCodes.co.uk.

Zen Terrelonge
by Zen Terrelonge
on Mar 1st 2012 at 3:21PM in News
Finite wait for BioShock Infinite - it's out October 19th

Finite wait for BioShock Infinite - it's out October 19th

Developer and publisher 2K Games has confirmed an October 19th release date for BioShock Infinite in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2012 at 1:17PM in News
UK CHARTS: Uncharted Vita claims No.1

UK CHARTS: Uncharted Vita claims No.1

The PlayStation Vita has left its mark on the UK market this week, with launch title Uncharted: Golden Abyss debuting at No.1 in the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2012 at 9:30AM in News