Tag Archives: GAME

Finalists named for GAME’s public vote BAFTA

High street retailer GAME has unveiled the shortlist for the GAME Award at this year’s BAFTAs. The award is the only one voted for by the public, and titles up for the coveted prize includes FIFA 10, Modern Warfare 2, Assassin’s Creed II and Batman: Arkham Asylum. Gamers can vote …

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Metro 2033 limited edition revealed

THQ has unveiled the contents of the Limited Edition of Metro 2033 for Xbox 360 and PC. The SKU features a copy of the game with a download code for an exclusive in-game weapon – the automatic shotgun – and four art cards created by Russian painter Anton Grechko, who …

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Ferrari returns to Need for Speed

EA has announced that seven years on from its last appearance in a Need for Speed title, Ferrari is to make a return to the series in the form of an Xbox 360 only DLC pack for NFS: Shift. Ten cars in total will be included as part of the …

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GAME plans further Gamestation consolidation

GAME is proposing to close its York-based Call Centre and Refurbishment premises and move them to its central offices in Basingstoke, MCV can confirm. The retailer is also planning to restructure some departments at its HQ in Basingstoke as part of the consolidation. GAME this morning told MCV that 83 …

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LEGO Star Wars III announced

Having pillaged all six films for its first two LEGO Star Wars titles, LucasArts has confirmed that animated TV series The Clone Wars will provide the setting for the freshly confirmed LEGO Star Wars III. The game will again be developed by UK studio Traveller’s Tales though it does promise …

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LA Noire goes multiplatform

As has been suspected for some time, Rockstar has confirmed that the long-in-development La Noire is no longer a PS3 exclusive and will in fact be released on Microsoft’s Xbox 360 as well. After a prolonged period of silence on the game, developer Team Bondi has at last shed some …

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Bayonetta sales hit 1.1m

Platinum Games’ much applauded hack ‘n’ slash title Bayonetta has sold a total of 1.1m units worldwide since it went on sale in October last year (in Japan). Despite this feat the game fails to become Sega’s best selling game in the nine months ending December 31st – that accolade …

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Best Buy slams GAME gossip

Best Buy has refuted growing industry chatter about a partnership with European games specialist, GAME. Several industry nose-tappers have suggested the US retail giant is looking to buy GAME outright. Meanwhile, others suggested that branded in-store concessions would appear in Best Buy’s UK outlets when they open in the spring, …

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Art books getting Wii and DS games

How-To-Draw author Christopher Hart wants to launch a series of art games that utilises the DS stylus, as well as Wii, Xbox 360 and PS3’s motion controllers. Hart’s books, which teach readers to draw a wide range of subjects – from Manga to human anatomy – have sold more than …

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GAME appoints new non-exec director

Video games retail specialist GAME has announced the appointment of David Mansfield as a non-executive director. He will join the board in April. Mansfield is currently chairman of Radio Joint Audience Research and a director at Ingenious Media. He has previously served stints at Capital Radio. The video games and …

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