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UK games retail's top 12 titles of 2013

UK games retail's top 12 titles of 2013

The votes are in. The UK’s most influential games retailers have picked their 12 hottest titles to stock at Christmas 2014. And here they are:

1: Grand Theft Auto V ...

on Dec 25th 2013 at 1:00PM in News
UK games retail could make £1.28bn in six months

UK games retail could make £1.28bn in six months

UK games retailers will do battle over a possible £1.28bn over the next six months, MCV?can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 12th 2013 at 11:12AM in News
Download our free guide to games retail

Download our free guide to games retail

MCV has compiled its annual rundown of the all-important buying teams at the UK’s biggest video games retailers – and you can download it now for free.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 10th 2013 at 11:57AM in News
UK consumers spent £2.9bn on games in 2012

UK consumers spent £2.9bn on games in 2012

Don't believe the doom-mongers - our latest research shows the games market is doing better than you think.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 7th 2013 at 10:10AM in News

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Opinion: PwC last week suggested UK games retail halved - but that isn't true

Opinion: PwC last week suggested UK games retail halved - but that isn't true

Last week PricewaterhouseCoopers published what seems to be an inappropriate attack on games retail. 

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 7th 2013 at 8:20AM in News
Expect more shops dedicated to individual brands

Video games retail in 2023

Believe the doom mongers and you'll believe that games retail won't exist in ten years time. We think it will, just in a radically different form.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 6th 2013 at 4:20PM in News
The future of games retail revealed in this week's MCV

The future of games retail revealed in this week's MCV

This week's MCV – which is now available to view online – analyses the collapse of THQ and reveals what games retail will look like in ten years time.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 1st 2013 at 10:27AM in News
Over 2m games sold at UK retail last week

Over 2m games sold at UK retail last week

UK retailers sold 2,075,634 games last week, generating over £50m in revenue.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 17th 2012 at 5:41PM in News

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Another all-time low for UK games retail

Another all-time low for UK games retail

The struggle faced by UK retail has reached its lowest point to-date when just £8.18m was generated by software sales last week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 17th 2012 at 9:15AM in News
UK Software Sales Monitor: Market jumps to £27.7m

UK Software Sales Monitor: Market jumps to £27.7m

The UK games retail market generated £27.7m last week, a 136 per cent rise week-on-week and the second highest number this year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 30th 2011 at 11:54AM in News
Ten-year low for UK games retail

Ten-year low for UK games retail

Looters kicked the UK games retail market while it was down last week, as the sector posted its worst results in ten years.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 18th 2011 at 9:11AM in News
Buyers Factfile available for download via MCV Reports

Buyers Factfile available for download via MCV Reports

MCV's Buyers Factfile has been made available as a free, downloadable PDF on the new Reports section of this very website.

Dave Roberts
by Dave Roberts
on Aug 3rd 2011 at 2:45PM in News

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THQ reveals Saints Row: The Third pre-order offer

THQ reveals Saints Row: The Third pre-order offer

THQ has revealed a zany pre-order offer for Saints Row: The Third with Professor Genki's Super Ethical Reality Climax.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jul 14th 2011 at 5:02AM in News
Games Retail Guide 2011

Games Retail Guide 2011

MCV's annual High Street directory provides an overview of every buying team for each key UK video games retailer, as well as up-to-date store counts, company profiles and contact details.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 11th 2011 at 12:38PM in News
Somerfield gets into games

Somerfield gets into games

A new Somerfield store based in Surrey will carry a full range of games when it opens on June 11th, marking another big-name entrant to the interactive entertainment market.

by Tim Ingham
on May 12th 2008 at 11:07AM in News
Germany considering retail demo pod ban

Germany considering retail demo pod ban

The state minister for Hamburg will introduce anti-truancy measures to fellow politicians in Germany later this week – including a recommendation that games demo pods be switched off during school ...
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 14th 2008 at 1:29PM in News

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US games retailer heads for UK

US games retailer heads for UK

After years of speculation, a major US games retailer has finally promised to take on GAME in the UK – and the shock news is it’s not GameStop.

by Tim Ingham
on Jan 31st 2008 at 11:13AM in News