Tag Archives: GAME

What’s in a GAME? We go inside the retailer’s Westfield Stratford store

GAME CEO Martyn Gibbs takes MCV on a tour of the company’s flagship Westfield Stratford outlet, and reveals the latest innovations taking place in games retail BRINGING TOYS TO LIFE We make three times the margin on accessories in terms of total value than we do on hardware. We spend …

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600 GAME, Asda and Tesco stores set for Star Wars Battlefront midnight openings

UK games retail is preparing for the Force of one of this year’s most anticipated shooters. More than 300 GAME stores will be opening at midnight tonight (November 18th) in time for the launch of Star Wars Battlefront. The retailer will also be holding a nationwide cosplay competition, as well …

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GAME plans biggest ever Black Friday weekend

High Street retailer GAME says that this coming Black Friday period will be its biggest yet. Black Friday this year falls on November 27th, with GAME’s deal continuing through to the following Monday, November 30th. As a part of this, GAME is sending Black Friday Daily deals straight to consumer’s …

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GAME insists Fallout 4 problems are not its fault

Retailer GAME has denied suggestions that its own systems are to blame for the Fallout 4 pre-order fracas. The retailer earlier today said that the issues have only affected a small number of users and that it has contacted all those involved to ensure they get their game. Some contest …

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GAME responds to spate of MGS5, Mario Maker and Fallout 4 pre-order problems

It’s been a couple of rough months for GAME customers, to say the least. In June, the GAME-exclusive Batmobile Edition of Batman Arkham Knight was pulled from sales days before release. The retailer reimbursed affected gamers with a 20 voucher in lieu of their missing purchase, blaming unforeseen circumstances that …

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GAME admits some Fallout 4 orders not ready for launch

Many customers who have been unable to contact GAME’s customer services concerning their botched Fallout 4 orders will not be receiving the game today. It was revealed last Friday that a number of customers who had pre-ordered the coveted Pip-Boy Edition of the game had seen their orders cancelled after …

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GAME is opening three new UK stores this month

London, Manchester and Southampton will this month provide homes for three new stores from retailer GAME. The London (Westfield White City) and Manchester (Trafford Centre) outlets open today (November 6th). Anyone who shops in them at any stage in the next three days will receive an extra 1,000 Reward Points. …

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It seems like Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition pre-orders are being cancelled at GAME

Gamers are taking to Twitter to lambast GAME after it appears their pre-orders for the Pip-Boy Edition of Fallout 4 were cancelled days before release. The 100 SKU includes the much-discussed real-life Pip-Boy wearable, and was exclusive to the retailer. Consumers had to place a 20 deposit to secure their …

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Over 300 GAME Stores opening at midnight for Fallout 4

GAME is planning mass midnight openings for next week’s Fallout 4. The firm says prizes will be up for grabs with a Cosplay Competition, while giveaways of a Vault Boy mask and Vault Boy t-shirt will be available with any Fallout 4 pirchase. The firm is also pushing its new …

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Black Ops III’s Nuketown multiplayer map is exclusive to GAME

The Nuketown competitive map has been on many adverts for Activision’s Call of Duty as a pre-order incentive, but it seems it’s not available at all retailers. As spotted by Eurogamer, Activision’s support website said that that ‘all players’ who pre-ordered the shooter would receive Nuketown, though the publisher has …

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