Entries in 'GAME' (60)

Physical game sales fell by 20% last quarter, says Kantar

Physical game sales fell by 20% last quarter, says Kantar

Physical game sales have fallen 20 per cent year-on-year, according to Kantar Worldpanel's latest quarterly entertainment barometer report, with the limited number of new releases also affecting GAME's share of ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 7th 2017 at 10:06AM in News
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What GAME is Ashley playing?

There’s no bigger character on the UK high street than Mike Ashley. His acquisition of a significant holding of GAME shares today is the biggest story for UK games retail ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jul 17th 2017 at 11:58AM in News
Sports Direct acquires a quarter of GAME

Sports Direct acquires a quarter of GAME

UK sporting retailer Sports Direct has acquired 44m shares in GAME Digital.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2017 at 9:29AM in News
Consumer demand for Switch has 'surpassed' Nintendo's worldwide estimates

Consumer demand for Switch has 'surpassed' Nintendo's worldwide estimates

This morning, GAME cited "lower than expected" supply of the Nintendo Switch as a key contributor toward its revised sales outlook, but Nintendo has reassured MCV that the platform holder ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 30th 2017 at 2:20PM in News

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GAME issues fresh profit warning

GAME issues fresh profit warning

Retailer GAME has told investors that its full year profits will be “substantially below previous expectations”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2017 at 9:41AM in News
GAME Belong Arena Clash

GAME Belong's Arena Clash tournaments return for second season

GAME has announced a second season for its Belong centres' Arena Clash tournaments. Taking place in stores nationwide this summer, gamers will compete for a range of prizes in Call ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 14th 2017 at 4:08PM in News
GAME Belong arena

GAME's Belong arenas now available for private hire

GAME's Belong gaming arenas are now available for private hire, the retailer has announced, with special packages available for birthdays, corporate parties as well as stag and hen do's.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 25th 2017 at 2:21PM in News
GAME launches premium loyalty scheme

GAME launches premium loyalty scheme

Retailer GAME is hoping to convince consumers to spend £36 per year to sign up to a new customer loyalty scheme.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2017 at 11:11AM in News

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GAME will sell GameStop's Deformers exclusively in the UK

GAME will sell GameStop's Deformers exclusively in the UK

It may seem like an unlikely alliance, but GAME has joined forces with GameStop for a UK retail exclusive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2017 at 10:29AM in News
GAME BAFTA

GAME to become official games partner of BAFTA

GAME has announced it's to become an official games partner of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. The partnership will see GAME support BAFTA's upcoming Games Awards evening, ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Mar 16th 2017 at 3:07PM in News
GAME and GameStop shares fall following Xbox Games Pass reveal

GAME and GameStop shares fall following Xbox Games Pass reveal

News of Microsoft’s Xbox subscription service has caused the share price of the two big High Street games retailers to fall.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2017 at 5:29PM in News
GAME's Gibbs on its new Belong arena stores and the retailer's future

GAME's Gibbs on its new Belong arena stores and the retailer's future

Since its escape from financial trouble and subsequent relaunch in 2012, GAME has been putting a lot of effort into evolving its business.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 16th 2016 at 9:53AM in News

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GAME announces charity partnership with SpecialEffect

GAME announces charity partnership with SpecialEffect

High Street retailer GAME is teaming up with games industry charity SpecialEffect in the UK.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 9th 2016 at 12:14PM in News
GAME to open central London location

GAME to open central London location

It appears that High Street retailer GAME is set to open one of its new arena locations in central London.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 2nd 2016 at 8:50AM in News
GAME's COO Guy Lister talks Black Friday

GAME's COO Guy Lister talks Black Friday

MCV speaks to GAME COO Guy Lister about how the High Street firm is approaching Black Friday this year and how the sales event has affected retail

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 24th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
GAME is opening WHSmith concessions

GAME is opening WHSmith concessions

Some branches of WHSmith will soon play host to a number of new GAME concession stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2016 at 11:19AM in News

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£280 Mass Effect Andromeda Collector's Edition includes RC Nomad

£280 Mass Effect Andromeda Collector's Edition includes RC Nomad

The top-end Mass Effect Andromeda SKU will include a remote control version of the game’s Mako-like Nomad explorer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2016 at 9:55AM in News
PSVR

GAME is charging people £10 to try PSVR for 20 minutes

Retailer GAME is charging customers to try out PSVR, with £10 getting you 20 minutes with Sony’s new VR headset.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 24th 2016 at 10:24AM in News
More giant stores planned as GAME targets ten 'arenas'

More giant stores planned as GAME targets ten 'arenas'

Ten more video game arenas will pop up in GAME stores across the country, the firm has confirmed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2016 at 11:22AM in News
GAME: PS3 and 360 are now 'played through'

GAME: PS3 and 360 are now 'played through'

It appears that time is finally up for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2016 at 11:21AM in News
GAME wants to stock GameStop's titles

GAME wants to stock GameStop's titles

GAME says it has no intention of following in the footsteps of its big rival GameStop, and begin publishing its own titles.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
'Nintendo NX will be a major event' says GAME

'Nintendo NX will be a major event' says GAME

GAME boss Martyn Gibbs says Nintendo’s comeback next year will be a ‘major event’.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2016 at 11:05AM in News
GAME prepares trade-in push around PS4 Pro and Scorpio

GAME prepares trade-in push around PS4 Pro and Scorpio

Mid-cycle console upgrades will be a boon for specialist retail, says GAME.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2016 at 10:57AM in News
GAME dismisses cash concerns ahead of crucial Q4

GAME dismisses cash concerns ahead of crucial Q4

Troubled UK retailer GAME has brushed off concerns over its finances, telling MCV it has the money to do ‘the most significant console launches you could ever imagine’.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2016 at 10:31AM in News