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Supermarket's GTA V market share dipped sharply for next-gen release

Supermarket's GTA V market share dipped sharply for next-gen release

Grand Theft Auto V’s jump from last-gen to next-gen appears to have brought with it a shift in the buying habits of UK gamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2015 at 10:13AM in News
Codemasters launches its own digital store

Codemasters launches its own digital store

UK publisher Codemasters has become the latest publisher to begin selling its titles directly to consumers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 2:20PM in News
UK retail expects toys-to-life growth as LEGO enters the fray

UK retail expects toys-to-life growth as LEGO enters the fray

Leading UK games retailers expect the toys-to-life genre to get even bigger this year with the arrival of LEGO Dimensions.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 17th 2015 at 1:35PM in News
Journey, Flower and Flow being bundled onto a PS4 Blu-ray

Journey, Flower and Flow being bundled onto a PS4 Blu-ray

Thatgamecompany’s popular digital PlayStation trio will this summer get a physical release on PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 1:29PM in News

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Ubisoft to publish physical PC version of Homeworld Remastered

Ubisoft to publish physical PC version of Homeworld Remastered

Following its digital release on PC in February, Gearbox’s Homeworld Remastered is getting a physical release next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 11:56AM in News
PS4, Battlefield: Hardline top US retail in March

PS4, Battlefield: Hardline top US retail in March

NPD's March 2015 report shows PlayStation 4 on top in a down period for hardware at US retail, while Battlefield: Hardline and Bloodborne duked it out for the top spot ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 17th 2015 at 8:42AM in News
Dark Souls II remaster tops Japanese software charts as Bloodborne slips

Dark Souls II remaster tops Japanese software charts as Bloodborne slips

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin was the best-selling game of last week in Japan, but its success couldn’t keep PS4 hardware sales buoyant.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 15th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
GameStop preparing retro hardware pilot scheme in US

GameStop preparing retro hardware pilot scheme in US

Sales and trade-in of retro hardware, games and accessories is to be reintroduced to GameStop stores in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2015 at 12:04PM in News

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Amazon takes fake review suppliers to court

Amazon takes fake review suppliers to court

The operators of a website that sells four and five star reviews for Amazon products is being taken to court by the online retail giant.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 3:44PM in News
Amiibo exclusives listed by North American retailers

Amiibo exclusives listed by North American retailers

On the heels of yesterday’s new amiibo reveals by Nintendo, North American retailers have listed which will be exclusive offerings.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 3rd 2015 at 6:27AM in News
Knight becomes GAME's UK Retail MD in senior management shuffle

Knight becomes GAME's UK Retail MD in senior management shuffle

GAME has announced some changes to its senior management team following its recent strategic realignment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2015 at 10:33AM in News
EU wants to end regional digital pricing, enforce Digital Single Market

EU wants to end regional digital pricing, enforce Digital Single Market

The European Commission has announced plans that, if passed, will turn the digital video games market on its head.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2015 at 2:03PM in News

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GameStop annual sales show slight increase in 2014

GameStop annual sales show slight increase in 2014

GameStop has released its annual financial results for its past fiscal year, with the specialty chain reporting revenue of $9.3bn for the period.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 29th 2015 at 9:07PM in News
GAME: Black Friday is going nowhere

GAME: Black Friday is going nowhere

The price war that erupted in the games market before Christmas may have hurt GAME’s bottom line, but the retailer says it won’t be backing away from Black Friday.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 26th 2015 at 11:55AM in News
Pokémon retail promotion to offer GAME customers a free Shiny Charizard

Pokémon retail promotion to offer GAME customers a free Shiny Charizard

A new promotion surrounding the last four Pokémon titles is to kick off next Friday at GAME.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 26th 2015 at 9:43AM in News
Bankrupt RadioShack selling off personal details of 117m customers

Bankrupt RadioShack selling off personal details of 117m customers

The commoditisation of consumers has been perfectly illustrated by disturbing news concerning the bankruptcy of RadioShack in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2015 at 1:52PM in News

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GAME and 2K team up for in-store Borderlands competition

GAME and 2K team up for in-store Borderlands competition

Four GAME customers will this Friday have the chance to win a remote control Claptrap and other Borderlands: The Handsome Collection related goodies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2015 at 4:11PM in News
GAME CFO steps down as profits dip

GAME CFO steps down as profits dip

The honeymoon period for the new GAME shows no sign of returning with a drop in profit and the news that the retailer’s CFO is stepping down.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2015 at 9:20AM in News
Wolfenstein: The Old Blood will arrive over a week later on disc

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood will arrive over a week later on disc

Bethesda has chosen not to release the digital and physical versions of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood at the same time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 3:46PM in News
One retailer is already taking pre-orders for the Nintendo NX

One retailer is already taking pre-orders for the Nintendo NX

Gamers in Australia are already able to pre-order Nintendo’s new NX console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2015 at 11:43AM in News
Steam will now refund purchases made in EU for 14 days

Steam will now refund purchases made in EU for 14 days

EU residents are now able to obtain refunds on their digital Steam purchases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2015 at 9:36AM in News
The GAME Marketplace has officially launched

The GAME Marketplace has officially launched

Having soft launched it last month, GAME has now officially launched its new Marketplace initiative online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2015 at 1:24PM in News
PS4 gamer gets their hands on early copy of Bloodborne

PS4 gamer gets their hands on early copy of Bloodborne

It’s not out until next week, but PS4 exclusive Bloodborne has already made it into the hands of one lucky console owner.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2015 at 1:04PM in News
Boxed games prices reach new high in 2014

Boxed games prices reach new high in 2014

The average selling price of a game rose last year to over £31. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:40AM in News
GameStop will support Apple Pay

GameStop will support Apple Pay

The US arm of games retailer GameStop is to begin accepting Apple Pay in its 4,200 stores later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2015 at 4:04PM in News