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GAME embraces film with biggest ever DVD range

GAME will be launching its biggest range of Blu-rays and DVDs in-store and online from Monday May 13th. The range features more than 50 titles, spanning new releases like Argo and The Life of Pi to more established popular fare like Kill Bill and Avatar. The move follows successful in-store …

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Indie retailer Games Centre wants ten stores this year

MCV Award-winning indie chain Games Centre is adding three more shops over the next 12 months. This expansion will see the store count for the Scottish firm rise to ten, with even more planned for the following two years. We operate from seven stores at the moment with three more …

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The UK’s Best New Indie Retailers: Stark Computers

Our Indie Retail Month in association with Gem continues to look at the UK’s top new indie retailers with Stark Computers, one of the youngest stores in the category. MCV talks to Mark Ainsley about how the store has already outgrown its floor space. Stark Computers only opened in December …

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The UK’s Best New Indie Retailers: Game Trade

Our Indie Retail Month in association with Gem continues to look at the UK’s top new indie retailers with Game Trade, an online indie already starting to work directly with game publisher. Co-director Nadir Husain tells MCV what’s next for Game Trade. The sole website to make it into the …

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The UK’s Best New Indie Retailers: ThatGameShop

MCV and Gem kick off Indie Retail Month this week with the top new indies on the High Street. Over the last 12 months, the UK games market has lost almost 650 High Street stores. But the actual number of individual retailers has increased. Blockbuster, HMV and GAME still exist, …

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INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Luxembourg

Tastes in Luxembourg match those in the UK and popular games in the region currently include blockbusters like FIFA 13 and Call of Duty. Local games retailers also report strong demand for more recent releases such as Tomb Raider, Injustice: Gods?Among Us and Dead Island Riptide. One retailer was also …

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Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D gets big TV push

Nintendo has booked a TV and online campaign to push Donkey Kong’s 3DS debut. Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D, a new version of the 2010 Wii hit, is released on May 24th and is backed by social activity and online ads on gaming and kids sites. Nintendo has also booked …

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INTERVIEW: How EA will beat Call of Duty with FIFA

FIFA 14 was announced last week and despite several new enhancements and game play mechanics, it does share one key trait with its predecessor: it’s following a remarkably tough act. Just as 13 had to tread in the footsteps of the record-smashing FIFA 12, FIFA 14 is coming off the …

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EA: "We’re never 100% happy with FIFA"

They may be the highest rated sports games in history, but EA is never truly happy with its FIFA titles. FIFA 14 producer Sebastian Enrique says the development studio is always critical about its output, and that this attitude is why the firm, and the franchise, has been so successful. …

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Grid 2 gets Codemasters’ biggest ever UK pre-launch campaign

Codemasters has splashed the cash on its Grid 2 marketing campaign. The upcoming racer is getting a bumper six-week online ad push, TV advertising with Virgin TV, and activity targeting tablet and smartphone users. The publisher has also teamed up with 300 Esso garages, as part of a ‘text-to-win’ Rockstar …

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