Entries in 'HMV' (339)

HMV’s Gamerbase opens it doors

HMV’s Gamerbase opens it doors

After announcing its intentions to open a heavy-duty LAN gaming centre in October, Gamerbase and HMV have at last opened the doors on the first of its partnership epicentres ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2007 at 2:43PM in News
HMV stores to introduce LAN gaming

HMV stores to introduce LAN gaming

Leading UK entertainment retailer HMV is to introduce multiplayer PC gaming centres into a number of its largest stores, beginning with the unveiling of a new state-of-art gaming centre at ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2007 at 1:46PM in News
HMV introduces in-store gaming

HMV introduces in-store gaming

HMV will open a devoted gaming zone in its Edinburgh store this Friday.

Gamers will be able to make use of 27 linked up Xbox 360s for 16 player network ...
by Andrew Wooden
on Oct 15th 2007 at 11:03AM in News
New PS3 starter pack unveiled

New PS3 starter pack unveiled

The new pack includes the 60Gb PS3, two Sixaxis controllers, Resistance: Fall of Man, MotorStorm and new addition Heavenly Sword, which made its debut n the charts this week at ...
by Neil Long
on Sep 20th 2007 at 4:24PM in News

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HMV storms interim results

HMV storms interim results

The retailer today announced better than expected financial results, with its total group sales up 12.2 per cent for the 18 weeks ending September 1st and like for like sales ...
by Andrew Wooden
on Sep 6th 2007 at 12:13PM in News
HMV in image overhaul

HMV in image overhaul

The entertainment retailer has re-jigged its look as part of its ongoing strategic business review.

by Neil Long
on Aug 17th 2007 at 3:52PM in News
HMV denies MGS4 for 360

HMV denies MGS4 for 360

After a listing on its site created a bit of a stir amongst Xbox gamers keen to grab a piece of Solid Snake’s latest outing, retailer HMV has now stated ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2007 at 3:54PM in News
HMV takes on Waterstones MD

HMV takes on Waterstones MD

HMV has appointed Gerry Johnson as executive director with immediate effect.

“We are delighted to welcome Gerry Johnson as a new executive director,” said Carl Symon, chairman of HMV. “Gerry ...
by Andrew Wooden
on Jul 30th 2007 at 11:06AM in News

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“Extremely tough” conditions prompt HMV sales drop

“Extremely tough” conditions prompt HMV sales drop

In the UK and Ireland, HMV (not including recent acquisition Waterstone’s) saw like for like sales fall two per cent in the 52 weeks ended 28 April 2007.

by Neil Long
on May 3rd 2007 at 1:00PM in News
GAME cancels PS3 midnight opening on police advice

GAME cancels PS3 midnight opening on police advice

Leading specialist chain GAME has opted not to open at midnight for the PS3 launch this Thursday - following advice from the Metropolitan Police.

by Lisa Foster
on Mar 20th 2007 at 12:30PM in News
Games central in HMV’s ‘store of the future’

Games central in HMV’s ‘store of the future’

Following HMV’s statement on Tuesday outlining the its new approach, the firm’s top dog Simon Fox has revealed that gaming will have an “increasingly important role” in the business.

by Neil Long
on Mar 14th 2007 at 9:15AM in News
Online key in new HMV battleplan

Online key in new HMV battleplan

In a statement released to the city today, HMV has revealed the results of a comprehensive review of its business.

by Neil Long
on Mar 13th 2007 at 11:15AM in News

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FFXII creators to attend HMV launch

FFXII creators to attend HMV launch

FFXII’s executive producer Akitoshi Kawazu and director Hiroshi Minagawa will be available to sign games and goodies at the event, as well as fielding questions from fans.

by Tim Ingham
on Feb 14th 2007 at 5:15PM in News
Retailers slam HMV over PS3 deal

Retailers slam HMV over PS3 deal

An email from the firm last Friday guaranteed 5,000 consumers that they could be one of the ‘lucky few’ to pick up a PS3 on March 23rd – so long ...
by Tim Ingham
on Feb 7th 2007 at 3:45PM in News