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Margin Makers: Guide to tabletop games

The TV screen isn’t the only place to find innovative gameplay and gripping multiplayer. MCV gets physical with the finest board and card games out there It’s not long now until battered copies of Monopoly and Scrabble are extracted from dusty cupboards in anticipation of Christmas family gatherings. You might …

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Blockbuster promises next-gen console pre-order refunds

Troubled UK retailer Blockbuster WILL refund customers who have paid for PS4 or Xbox One pre-orders. Having announced its intention to re-enter administration yesterday, the chain’s Twitter feed was responding to pre-order enquiries with what could easily have been interpreted as non-committal statements. However, it has now categorically stated that …

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Warhammer 40,000 card battler on the way

Just when you thought there were no more licensing opportunities left for Warhammer 40,000, Games Workshop went and found another. The tabletop giant has signed a deal with HeroCraft to develop a card battling game based on the IP that will be free-to-play. It’s due for release on PC, iOS …

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Blizzard unveils cross-platform card battler Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Free-to-play card battler Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft has been announced by Blizzard.The game will be cross platform across PC, Mac and iPad. It takes the established card battle format and injects it with a dose of the popular Warcraft IP. It will be debuted this weekend at US event PAX …

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Uncharted card game revealed for PlayStation Vita

Sony has lifted the lid on a brand new Uncharted game for Vita – Uncharted Fight for Fortune. Rather than trying to replicate the IP’s PS3 experience a la Uncharted: Golden Abyss, this title takes a different approach. It’s an action-adventure turn-based card game featuring the heroes and villains from …

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Nintendo details trio of 3DS retail options

Nintendo has detailed the three ways in which consumers will be able to purchases digital games for the 3DS. Andriasang reports that gamers have three options. Firstly, they can download the game directly onto their machine from the Nintendo eShop. Simple. Secondly, they can buy a code from an online …

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Full Reward and Gift card services resume at GAME this weekend

Retailers GAME and Gamestation have reacted all services for GAME Reward and Gamestation Elite card users. Gift Cards have not yet been reactivated, but will be turned back on over the weekend, GAME has told MCV. The retailer is also urging customers not to rush out and spend all their …

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UPDATED: GAME customers gift card uncertainty

Law firm Thrings LLP has warned GAME customers that they may never be able to redeem any outstanding gift cards they have from the retailer. This is despite the reinstatement of both the GAME Reward Card and Gamestation Elite Card yesterday. "In essence, the administrator cannot honour a liability on …

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UPDATE: GAME Reward Cards and Gamestation Elite Cards reactivated

Administrator PwC has reactivated GAME’s Reward Scheme, effective immediately. The retailer has released the following statement: Your Reward Cards have now been reactivated by the Administrators for redemption against pre-owned stock. This means that points can be earned on all products AND redeemed against pre-owned items as of now.This is …

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HMV’s Pure card hits new milestone

HMV’s loyalty card scheme has surpassed two million users in the UK. PureHMV allows customers to collect points with every purchase, which can then be spent on exclusive products such as signed items, merchandise and concert tickets. The scheme launched in May 2009 after extensive trialling and has been so …

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