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Blockbuster offers extra credit for Max Payne 3 buyers

Rockstar’s Max Payne 3 is out this Friday (May 18th) and retailer Blockbuster has announced a new trade-in deal for the game. Beginning this Friday and running through to Sunday May 20th, customers will get an additional 50 per cent credit value for any games traded-in against the new release. …

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GAME is saved as deal is agreed

A deal has been agreed that has tonight seen GAME exit administration, MCV believes. Former front-runner turned write-off OpCapita has in a surprise development emerged as the victor, with its re-jigged offer for the trimmed-down GAME offsetting the doubts that saw its original approach shunned by lenders. OpCapita has reportedly …

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Sainsbury’s eyes up GAME customers in new promotion

GAME’s recent troubles were always going to spark a move from rival retailers to try and grab all those spare gamers – and supermarket Sainsbury’s appears to have made its move. The chain has announced not only that it has increased its video game stock but also that it has …

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PwC "just needs a bit more time to push GAME deal over the line"

Administrator PwC has said that GAME just needs to hold on for a short time longer so it can finalise an acquisition deal. We just need a bit more time to push the deal over the line,” PwC’s Mike Jervis stated. There is a huge amount of complexity in the …

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GAME shares fall as time runs out on lender talks

With any potential deal to save GAME needing to be in place by this weekend, the retailer’s share price has taken a big hit on the markets this morning. Having closed on Friday at 3.072p, GAME’s share price opened at just 2.5p this morning before falling to 1.6p after just …

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D3P nabs DreamWorks games licence

D3Publisher has acquired the rights to publish games based on DreamWorks movie IPs, following THQ’s retreat from the sector. As part of the deal, D3P will develop and publish games based on upcoming DreamWorks films Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted (due June), Rise of the Guardians (holiday 2012) and The …

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GAME offers brand new releases for just £5

Retailer GAME is once again offering consumers the chance to effectively rent new titles for a limited period. Starting today and running until February 29th, the ‘Fun for a Fiver’ promotion allows consumers to buy selected titles with a guaranteed trade-in credit within two weeks of purchase, meaning as long …

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Asda introduces £98 HD TV

UK supermarket chain Asda is selling a 19-inch HD-ready TV for under 100 this Christmas. The Luxor TV also comes with built-in Freeview giving buyers access to 50 channels and 24 radio stations.It’s the latest deal from Asda following its 40 Blu-ray player it promoted last month. Asda is also …

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Microsoft renews Cartoon Network deal

Xbox has signed a six-figure sponsorship deal with Cartoon Network. Much like last year, the partnership will see Kinect for Xbox 360 featured across Cartoon Network’s platforms between now and April 2012, showcasing upcoming titles including Kinect Sports: Season Two, Kinect Disneyland Adventures and Kinect Star Wars. As part of …

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Battlefield 3 for £2.99 as HMV goes cheapest

Retailers HMV and GAME have once again decided to offer this week’s biggest release for a tantalisingly low price for those willing to trade-in specific games. HMV has slashed the price of EA’s Battlefield 3 to just 2.99 for any customer willing to hand over a copy of either Batman: …

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