Entries in 'Retail' (688)

PlayStation promotes £279.99 PS4 Witcher 3 deal

PlayStation promotes £279.99 PS4 Witcher 3 deal

The upcoming release of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has brought with it another cut-price deal, this time for PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2015 at 12:42PM in News
PlayStation's Gara talks price wars, Bloodborne, No Man's Sky and Black Friday

PlayStation's Gara talks price wars, Bloodborne, No Man's Sky and Black Friday

As Sony celebrates hitting 2m PS4s sold in the UK, MCV meets UK MD Fergal Gara to discuss price wars, the next generation of PS4 owners and what has happened ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 14th 2015 at 11:31AM in News
'Indie devs - put your games in boxes and we will stock them'

'Indie devs - put your games in boxes and we will stock them'

The biggest names in UK retail want to stock more independently-created video games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 14th 2015 at 10:36AM in News
Console version of Elder Scrolls Online won't be locked out of pre-owned market

Console version of Elder Scrolls Online won't be locked out of pre-owned market

UPDATE: Bethesda has confirmed that no CD key will be required for the console version of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2015 at 10:22AM in News

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Twitch bans Witcher 3 streaming after copies leak in UAE

Twitch bans Witcher 3 streaming after copies leak in UAE

Video streaming platform Twitch has warned users who may have obtained an early copy of The Witcher 3 not to stream the game online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2015 at 1:41PM in News
Project CARS is the first racing sim to claim No.1 in UK retail charts since 2013

Project CARS is the first racing sim to claim No.1 in UK retail charts since 2013

Bandai Namco’s long-anticipated crowdfunded driving game has zoomed to number one in the UK charts.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 11th 2015 at 10:01AM in News
PS4s pre-loaded with PT being removed from eBay

PS4s pre-loaded with PT being removed from eBay

Auction site eBay is removing listings for PS4s that have Konami’s now-gone horror demo PT installed on their hard drive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 9:30AM in News
GameStop UK plots retro stock move

GameStop UK plots retro stock move

GameStop’s American pilot scheme to start selling retro hardware, games and accessories could come to the UK. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 7th 2015 at 9:45AM in News

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CD Projekt and Green Man Gaming clash over The Witcher 3 keys

CD Projekt and Green Man Gaming clash over The Witcher 3 keys

The developer of The Witcher 3 and online retailer Green Man Gaming have had a public falling out over the upcoming RPG.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2015 at 9:40AM in News
Far Cry 4 Complete Edition coming to retail in June, skipping Xbox One and last-gen

Far Cry 4 Complete Edition coming to retail in June, skipping Xbox One and last-gen

A comprehensive version of Ubisoft’s open-world shooter Far Cry 4 is headed to PS4 and PC.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 6th 2015 at 9:17AM in News
Nintendo apologises for Amiibo shortages, promises to make it right

Nintendo apologises for Amiibo shortages, promises to make it right

Some of the harder to find Amiibo figures may soon be resupplied to shops following a promise from Nintendo to fix the stock situation that has been troubling fans.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2015 at 10:28AM in News
Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector's Edition is £200, GAME-exclusive

Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector's Edition is £200, GAME-exclusive

A premium SKU has been revealed for the next instalment in the Halo franchise.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 1st 2015 at 10:22AM in News

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Woolworths workers fail in compensation bid

Woolworths workers fail in compensation bid

The European Court of Justice has backed government calls to exclude workers at stores with fewer than 20 employees from the right to redundancy consultation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2015 at 2:24PM in News
Amazon ups Super Saver Delivery charge to £20

Amazon ups Super Saver Delivery charge to £20

As of today the price of free delivery on Amazon products has been increased.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2015 at 11:04AM in News
EA agrees to amend Origin refunds policy in Australia

EA agrees to amend Origin refunds policy in Australia

Customers of Origin in Australia could soon have similar refund rights as those in the EU.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2015 at 12:17PM in News
Retailers cut PS4 to £290 as console price wars continue

Retailers cut PS4 to £290 as console price wars continue

UPDATE: Argos is offering the same £289.99 deal as GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 1:14PM in News

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'Absolute madness': retail bemoans shooter pile-up

'Absolute madness': retail bemoans shooter pile-up

The three biggest games of the year will all come out within weeks of one another.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:09AM in News
GameStop offering $100k worth of scholarships to US employees

GameStop offering $100k worth of scholarships to US employees

US retailer GameStop has unveiled a program to help some of its employees obtain academic qualifications.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 3:36PM in News
Tesco reports £6.4bn pre-tax loss

Tesco reports £6.4bn pre-tax loss

The nation’s largest retailer Tesco has reported one of the largest annual losses in UK corporate history.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 10:16AM in News
Another PC game skips physical release in the UK

Another PC game skips physical release in the UK

Another one of this year’s big PC games releases will not be available physically, it has emerged.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2015 at 3:40PM in News
US gets Splatoon Wii U bundle, exclusive to Best Buy

US gets Splatoon Wii U bundle, exclusive to Best Buy

Nintendo of America has revealed a Wii U hardware bundle for upcoming shooter Splatoon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2015 at 2:30PM in News
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