Retail

UK CHARTS: Pro Evo nets top spot

Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 has taken the number one spot in the ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 software chart after its first week on sale. The title makes it a football one-two-three, with EA’s FIFA 08 holding on to second spot for another week and Sega’s Football Manager 2008 …

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Games the priority at Zavvis mini E3 retail conference

Newly independent entertainment retail chain Zavvi has made a bold gesture of dedication to its games business by introducing a ‘mini E3′ at its annual Christmas conference. The six-hour event gave 125 Zavvi store managers and 30 games specialists the chance to sample a number of key forthcoming titles. THQ, …

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Games the priority at Zavvis mini E3 retail conference

Newly independent entertainment retail chain Zavvi has made a bold gesture of dedication to its games business by introducing a ‘mini E3′ at its annual Christmas conference. The six-hour event gave 125 Zavvi store managers and 30 games specialists the chance to sample a number of key forthcoming titles. THQ, …

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Gamestation investigation to cost GAME £4.5m

High street retailer GAME has forecast that it will lose 4.5 million ‘complying’ with the Competition Commission’s inquiry into its acquisition of Gamestation. The firm revealed the news today in its interim results for the six months ended July 31st, 2007, in which it also reported that it had already …

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Gamestation investigation to cost GAME £4.5m

High street retailer GAME has forecast that it will lose 4.5 million ‘complying’ with the Competition Commission’s inquiry into its acquisition of Gamestation. The firm revealed the news today in its interim results for the six months ended July 31st, 2007, in which it also reported that it had already …

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GAME sales climb 45 per cent

High Street games retailer GAME has credited the success of next-gen consoles for a strong performance in the first half of 2007 that has seen like-for-like sales climb 45.6 per cent and profits reach 6.2 million. In contrast, in the same period last year the chain reported a 5.6 million …

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GAME sales climb 45 per cent

High Street games retailer GAME has credited the success of next-gen consoles for a strong performance in the first half of 2007 that has seen like-for-like sales climb 45.6 per cent and profits reach 6.2 million. In contrast, in the same period last year the chain reported a 5.6 million …

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Gamestation reveals new store opening drive

The GAME-owned specialist retailer revealed the details at its annual conference, Gamefest. We will be opening a dozen or so stores pre-Christmas and this will include Hull, which will be the second largest games store in the UK,” said Gamestation commercial director Martyn Gibbs. Our key messages at Gamefest are …

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Gamestation reveals new store opening drive

The GAME-owned specialist retailer revealed the details at its annual conference, Gamefest. We will be opening a dozen or so stores pre-Christmas and this will include Hull, which will be the second largest games store in the UK,” said Gamestation commercial director Martyn Gibbs. Our key messages at Gamefest are …

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Evolving Gem reveals new identity

Having continued to evolve throughout its 23-year history, Gem’s new logo is an indication that the ambitious company has raised its game once again, says managing director Chris Peacock. The logo is only an indicator of the changes that are taking place,” he told MCV. It was important that we …

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