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OPINION: GAME’s digital defence

GAME has both the most envied and reviled position in the UK games industry. As the ward of the two goliath High Street games brands, it isn’t just at the coalface of games retail – it is the coalface. When a new console arrives and the industry takes off, GAME …

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GAME: Digital threat is ‘overblown’

Ian Shepherd has warned that the switch to online content and digital distribution will come much slower than the pundits claim. But, nevertheless, the new CEO of GAME said the retail giant is preparing itself for the digital era by evolving into a ‘multi-channel’ brand. The market is down 17 …

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Blockbuster admits bankruptcy danger

The troubled tale of former movie rental giant Blockbuster has taken a turn for the worse with the company admitting for the first time that a fall into bankruptcy could be inevitable. So bad are the chain’s finances that the Financial Times claims it is having trouble securing the supply …

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Blockbuster future thrown into doubt

Fresh doubt has been cast over the future of rental chain Blockbuster after it emerged that a deal to amend the company’s credit facilities is in jeopardy, Reuters reports. It is hoped that new credit terms will be agreed in May, but the company has been unable to offer assurances …

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Is this the real reason why gamers "risk death"?

It’s been on the lips of every publisher boss this week: How could that Change4Life ad have been avoided?” MCV may finally have the answer today, in the shape of Business4Life; a group of corporate entities which have pledged a 200 million in-kind contribution to support Change4Life through marketing, branding …

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Recession threatens new IP push

Responding to claims from EA that it’s recent financial troubles will not spell the end of its renewed commitment to original I P, Wedbush Morgan’s Michael Pachter has admitted that he fears for the recent trend for innovation and new ideas. Developers can’t afford to take risks,” he told Kotaku. …

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