Entries in 'Retail' (384)

Splatoon art book confirmed for the US

Splatoon art book confirmed for the US

Nintendo hardback The Art of Splatoon has confirmed for a 2017 release in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 21st 2016 at 11:12AM in News
Games retail picks up for Christmas after Black Friday hangover

Games retail picks up for Christmas after Black Friday hangover

Black Friday was huge for physical games retailers, a wild party that saw unit sales shoot up by 181 per cent week-on-week. The last couple of weeks have inevitably been ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Dec 19th 2016 at 11:40AM in News
NES Classic sold 196k in US in November but US market falls sharply

NES Classic sold 196k in US in November but US market falls sharply

The hard to find NES Classic Mini shifted just shy of 200k units in its first month in the US, NPD data has shown.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2016 at 9:33AM in News
Xbox One also getting $50 US discount

Xbox One also getting $50 US discount

Microsoft has mirrored by Sony by introducing its own $50 post Black Friday discount to Xbox One in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2016 at 10:25AM in News

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Call of Duty's US physical sales down sharply

Call of Duty's US physical sales down sharply

Activision’s Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare suffered a similar High Street sales decline in the US as it did in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2016 at 9:41AM in News
Sony's Black Friday PS4 discount deal is returning to the US

Sony's Black Friday PS4 discount deal is returning to the US

$50 will once again be shaved off the price of PS4 in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2016 at 10:46AM in News
G2A says over 50 devs are on board with revenue sharing scheme

G2A says over 50 devs are on board with revenue sharing scheme

Controversial online retailer G2A has claimed that its G2A Direct developer revenue sharing service is off to a strong start.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2016 at 10:42AM in News
Amazon boasts of record Black Friday sales for its Fire and Echo devices

Amazon boasts of record Black Friday sales for its Fire and Echo devices

The own-brand devices of the internet’s largest retailer had a bumper Black Friday weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2016 at 10:23AM in News

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Koch Media on its Superindie distribution label and the state of the indie retail sector

Koch Media on its Superindie distribution label and the state of the indie retail sector

Only 4.7 per cent of UK physical sales of games are generated through indie retailers, according to Kantar Worldpanel’s annual survey.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Nov 28th 2016 at 1:12PM 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
'Black Friday is the worst thing to happen to retail'

'Black Friday is the worst thing to happen to retail'

The Black Friday sales event has had a deeply negative effect on games retail.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 24th 2016 at 10:45AM in News

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Pokemon Sun and Moon pre-orders set five-year high for GameStop

Pokemon Sun and Moon pre-orders set five-year high for GameStop

GameStop has said that Pokemon Sun and Moon has been its best performing game of 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 9:37AM in News
eBay promoting NES Classic scalping in the US

eBay promoting NES Classic scalping in the US

Online auction giant eBay is encouraging owners of Nintendo’s NES Classic to sell the machine on its site for a big profit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Titanfall 2 price slashed by over 50%

Titanfall 2 price slashed by over 50%

The slow sales of EA’s Titanfall 2 have led to a big price cut for the title less than a month after release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2016 at 9:53AM in News
Compatible Xbox 360 games re-released in Xbox One boxes

Compatible Xbox 360 games re-released in Xbox One boxes

Microsoft is making the most of its market-leading backwards compatibility feature by delving into its Xbox 360 back catalogue.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2016 at 9:44AM in News

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Report points to £199.99 and £249.99 Nintendo Switch launch price

Report points to £199.99 and £249.99 Nintendo Switch launch price

The Nintendo Switch will be priced at £199.99 for the entry-level SKU in the UK, it has been claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
The NES Classic Mini is in short supply

The NES Classic Mini is in short supply

It’s not just the PS4 Pro that has had a storming week on the UK High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2016 at 10:10AM 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
The PS4 Pro is finally here

The PS4 Pro is finally here

Today’s the day that the traditional console model dies and is reborn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
£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
Retailers: Third party Switch support impresses, but what about the price?

Retailers: Third party Switch support impresses, but what about the price?

An interesting design and seemingly extensive third party support has got retail excited about the Nintendo Switch, but big questions remain after the platform holder’s initial reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2016 at 10:19AM in News