Entries in 'Retail' (352)

Profits fall 81 per cent at GAME

Profits fall 81 per cent at GAME

GAME Digital has seen profits for the year fall to £4.9m, down 81 per cent the £25.8m reported in the previous year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2016 at 9:38AM in News
Amazon: 'It's been a challenging year for games retail'

Amazon: 'It's been a challenging year for games retail'

Few retailers claim as large an audience as Amazon. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 6th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
PS4 sales up 380% on back of £149 bundles

PS4 sales up 380% on back of £149 bundles

Sony’s PlayStation 4 has returned to the top of the weekly UK hardware race following a number of cut-price bundles. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 6th 2016 at 9:59AM in News
Xbox One S gets Storm Grey and Deep Blue hardware bundles

Xbox One S gets Storm Grey and Deep Blue hardware bundles

Microsoft has announced yet more Xbox One S hardware bundles for the UK, and this time they feature limited edition coloured versions of the machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2016 at 3:54PM in News

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£149 PS4s are everywhere

£149 PS4s are everywhere

A number of UK retailers are today offering the launch version of the PS4 for just £149.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2016 at 9:57AM in News
GAME sells head office and distribution centre

GAME sells head office and distribution centre

Retailer GAME digital and entered into a sale and leaseback agreement for its Basingstoke head office and distribution centre.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 28th 2016 at 9:15AM in News
Amazon's PSVR pre-order backlog stretches out to mid December

Amazon's PSVR pre-order backlog stretches out to mid December

Buyers who place an order for PlayStation VR on Amazon today may not get their hands on the headset until the middle of December.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2016 at 3:20PM in News

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Oculus Touch controllers get £190 UK RRP

Oculus Touch controllers get £190 UK RRP

The Oculus Rift’s price advantage over rival HTC Vive has just taken a big hit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2016 at 12:03PM in News
Retail banks on FIFA 17 to rejuvenate stagnant market

Retail banks on FIFA 17 to rejuvenate stagnant market

Retail buyers are banking on FIFA and Xbox One S to revitalise a struggling physical games market.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 22nd 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Sainsbury's kills its streaming and digital services

Sainsbury's kills its streaming and digital services

UK supermarket Sainsbury’s has called time on its Entertainment on Demand streaming and digital retail service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 21st 2016 at 10:58AM in News
Minecraft stars in new Xbox One S bundle

Minecraft stars in new Xbox One S bundle

Yet another Xbox One S bundle has been confirmed for UK retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2016 at 3:17PM in News

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Amazon trims PS4 Slim and Xbox One S to £224

Amazon trims PS4 Slim and Xbox One S to £224

Could another Christmas hardware price war be in the offing?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2016 at 1:15PM in News
Limited Edition Final Fantasy XV PS4 Slim confirmed for the UK

Limited Edition Final Fantasy XV PS4 Slim confirmed for the UK

Final Fantasy fans are very much being encouraged to buy into the new world of PS4 Slim with a brand new limited edition console heading to retail in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2016 at 11:04AM in News
Camo-coloured 1TB Xbox One S confirmed for UK

Camo-coloured 1TB Xbox One S confirmed for UK

Two Battlefield 1 Xbox One S bundles have been priced and dated by Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2016 at 2:53PM in News
Xbox One outsells PS4 for second successive month in the US

Xbox One outsells PS4 for second successive month in the US

Has Xbox One finally turned the tide against PS4 in the North American market?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2016 at 9:48AM in News

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iPhone 7 announced, complete with post-Brexit price hike

iPhone 7 announced, complete with post-Brexit price hike

Apple last night lifted the lid on both the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2016 at 2:55PM in News
New peripheral range joins Sony's new PS4s

New peripheral range joins Sony's new PS4s

It wasn’t just two new consoles that got announced last night – Sony has also lifted the lid on a range of new PS4 accessories to accompany them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2016 at 12:38PM in News
Sony dates and prices PS4 Pro and PS4 Slim

Sony dates and prices PS4 Pro and PS4 Slim

Two new PlayStation consoles will be available before Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2016 at 8:51AM in News
Nintendo and Mattel partner for Mario Hot Wheels

Nintendo and Mattel partner for Mario Hot Wheels

Six of Nintendo’s most recognisable characters have been adapted for a range of toy cars courtesy of Hot Wheels.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 31st 2016 at 3:26PM in News
GOG introduces Wallet payment system

GOG introduces Wallet payment system

Shoppers are now able to deposit funds into a GOG-specific system, thanks to a new service from the digital games store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 31st 2016 at 1:17PM in News
Konami confirms £35 Metal Gear Solid V Definitive edition

Konami confirms £35 Metal Gear Solid V Definitive edition

A new SKU is incoming that bundles all of Konami’s Metal Gear Solid V content into a single, and discounted, purchase.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2016 at 10:59AM in News
Steam insists No Man's Sky is not getting special refund treatment

Steam insists No Man's Sky is not getting special refund treatment

Valve has dismissed suggestions that it has relaxed the refund restrictions for the Steam version of No Man’s Sky.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2016 at 10:35AM in News