Retail

Offworld Trading boss wants an end to Early Access refunds and reviews

Steam’s Early Access system should run on a different set of rules to the rest of the store. That’s according to the creator of Offworld Trading Company Soren Johnson, who has argued that players should not be able to claim refunds on Early Access titles, or leave reviews. We want …

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Amazon becomes Official Retail Partner for EGX

Major consumer expo EGX has announced that Amazon will be the event’s new retail partner. GAME previously acted as the retail partner, which included an on-site GAME store, but the retailer has since announced plans to host its own consumer event. It’s a big boost for EGX as it hopes …

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Ready at Dawn on Deformers and working with GameStop

In February last year, Ready at Dawn released its most ambitious project yet: The Order: 1886. The California-based studio had a strong reputation after creating a series of excellent PSP games, and this PS4 title saw it step into the home console world. However, although The Order was a beautiful …

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Ready at Dawn’s Deformers is GameStop’s next exclusive game

The team behind The Order: 1886 has unveiled its next project, and it will be published by GameStop. The retailer’s publishing arm GameTrust will co-publish Deformers with developer Ready at Dawn. The studio says that it will handle the project’s development, while GameStop will manage distribution and marketing. The studio …

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AMD announces $199 VR ready graphics card

VR-friendly specs for just $199 – that’s the selling point of AMD’s latest GPU. Until now gamers have faced the prospect of at least an Nvidia GTX 970 or AMD R9 290 if they want to make the jump to VR. They retail for north of 250. While many VR …

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Share price tumbles as GAME suffers credit insurance blow

The share price of GAME Digital is currently at its lowest ever point. The stock is currently trading at 81p, having fallen as low as 80p earlier today. GAME was trading for 360p back in December 31st 2014, although it fell below the 100p mark in January of this year. …

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Dark Souls III was the No.1 UK game in April

Bandai Namco had the best-selling UK physical game of April in Dark Souls III. But it was a poor month overall for game sales. 1m boxed games were sold in total, a drop of 24 per cent over the same period a month before. 30.8m was generated from software sales, …

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Minecraft’s retail price IS going up

The retail price of Minecraft is being increased in the UK, MCV can confirm. Mojang last week revealed that the price of the Java PC version was being increased in some territories – not including the UK – but gave no indication of price rises elsewhere. However, MCV has obtained …

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First eGames event to hit Rio this August

The first ever eGames event will take place in Rio de Janeiro on August 15th and 16th. Taking place slap bang in the middle of the Rio Olympics, the event will be held at British House in Parque Lage, Rio. The location is at the foot of the Corcovado, home …

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Busy May could boost summer sales, says Homefront’s dev

The busy May release schedule could result in healthy sales throughout the summer. Speaking to MCV, the narrative designer for Homefront: The Revolution, Stephen Rhodes, said that many people will be unable to afford all of the games launching this month. Thus, consumers will continue to buy them throughout the …

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