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GAMEFest targets 100,000 visitors

Retailer GAME expects its next Insomnia festival – which will include the GAMEFest expo – to be the UK’s most popular gaming event this year. The firm targets a record number of attendees over the August Bank Holiday weekend, and says it will be investing heavily to ensure it hits …

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Rumours point to three new Nvidia GTX cards in June

With Nvidia’s tech conference having been and gone without word of any new GPU models, now rumours suggest a June release for Nvidia’s next-gen graphic card line up. PC Gamer reports on word that three SKUs housing the Pascal tech that was demoed at the conference are currently prepping for …

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PC shipments fall to nine year low

Two analysts have reported a sharp fall in PC shipments for the first quarter if 2016. VentureBeat reports that Gartner says global PC shipments for the period fell 9.6 per cent to 64.8m units. It’s the first time since 2007 that the number has fallen below 65m. IDC’s numbers were …

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Rupert Loman on GAMEFest, queues and the future of EGX

Gamer Network won the 2016 Events Team MCV Award for its work on EGX. We speak to founder and CEO Rupert Loman about the company’s past and upcoming shows, and its renewed rivalry with GAME. Why do you think you won the MCV award?EGX is a show that delivers a …

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How TinyBuild plans to take on the pirates

TinyBuild’s new game Punch Club has garnered its fair share of headlines since it debuted in January. The title was marketed with an interesting Twitch Plays series, and went on to make $1m in sales in just ten days, shifting 100,000 copies. And last week, TinyBuild announced a new sales …

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GAME’s CEO on surviving the turbulent games industry

Just before Christmas GAME warned its shareholders that sales had been lower than expected. The news of a disappointing festive period can be a critical blow to any retailer, but especially to one in a market like video games, which is so heavily dependant on Q4. The profit warning was …

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Analysis: TV ad spend in the lucrative toys-to-life space

Generation Media’s assistant media executive Joe Phelan investigates the growing toys-to-life craze and the ad support accompanying its continued rise during 2015/16. As gaming sits on the precipice of VR, it is more apparent than ever that the way we interact with gaming media is consistently evolving. Over the past …

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Square Enix takes over Waterloo Station to push Final Fantasy XV

Ahead of its Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV live stream tonight, Square Enix has been pushing the title at London’s own Waterloo Station. The publisher was displaying an ad for the upcoming RPG on the 120 square metre display at the transport hub. Square claims this is the largest indoor LED …

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GAME warns of potential VR stock shortages

Virtual reality headsets won’t be available in console-like numbers at launch. That’s according to GAME, which said today that demand could well outstrip supply. "We are very well [versed in] dealing with products in high demand and low stock, and we would assume that virtual reality will fall into that …

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