26th October 2007– Specialist European video games retailer GAME was delighted to win the prestigious‘Retailer of the Year’ category today at the Golden Joystick Awards for the second year running. The company was presented with the award in London during the ceremony and gala dinner.
The Golden Joysticks are the only awards to be voted for by UK gamers. GAME was among 198 other finalists, competing for 17 different awards at the event. A record number of votes were cast this year to reward and recognise the best in the industry by the people who matter– consumers themselves.
Lisa Morgan, Chief Executive Officer for GAME said,“We’re very honoured to win this coveted award for the second year in a row. It’s been an amazing year for the games industry– with a great variety of terrific products available and so many new customers buying games for the first time.
Everyone at GAME has worked exceptionally hard to help customers and give them specialist service during this busy time, and this award is a great tribute to them.”
“We’d like to thank everyone who voted for us and the award sponsors, and also congratulate all the other winners and participants.”
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GAME is a specialist European retailer of PC and video games, video consoles and related accessories. We operate from over 800 stores, concessions and franchises in the UK, Eire, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Spain, Portugal, France and Australia. Together with our on-line shopping services, our aim is to be the destination of choice for every consumer. For further corporate information log onto www.gamegroup.plc.uk, and for the online store log onto www.game.co.uk