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300 GAME stores to open at midnight for Black Ops 3

GAME’s latest midnight launch will be for Call of Duty: Black Ops III, with a special tournament taking place at its Westfield Stratford store. More than 300 of the retailer’s outlets will open in time for Activision’s latest shooter. They will be joined by flagship venues in Stratford, Birmingham Bullring …

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GAME’s Christmas campaign has kicked off

It’s not even November but retailer GAME has hit go on its Christmas marketing campaign. It’s fronted by an animated chap called Gamer Claus, created by artist and illustrator Boneface. GAME describes him as an intriguing and mysterious new character”. The campaign will span TV, print and radio and run …

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191 GAME stores opening tonight for Assassin’s Creed launch

High Street retailer GAME has announced that 191 of its locations will be opening their doors at midnight tonight for the release of Assassin’s Creed Syndicate. The firm has announced that those queuing up for the launch of Ubisoft’s latest iteration of the historical sci-fi series will be joined by …

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Loading Bar to open new Stratford venue next month

Dalston-based games bar Loading is launching a new outlet in Stratford. The new location will be in the former Princess of Wales pub and is set to open its doors on November 2nd. Speaking to MCV, Loading boss James Dance says that the space will allow the games bar to …

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GAME: VR needs us to succeed

If virtual reality is going to change the world of video games, then it will need the High Street. That’s according to UK retailer GAME, which is wary but hopeful about the new technology from PlayStation, Oculus, HTC and Samsung. CEO Martyn Gibbs tells MCV that in order for VR …

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Adjusted profits slip at GAME but new stores on the way

GAME saw a 4.5 per cent dip in pre-tax adjusted profit in the last financial year. The final number reached 38m, down from the 39.8m in the previous year. Adjusted EBITDA earning fell 8.6 per cent to 46.9m. Group revenue was up 0.6 per cent at 866.6m, however, with UK …

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Dedicated Steam section coming to GAME stores

Valve has announced that areas dedicated to Steam will be present in GAME stores in the UK this Christmas. The games firm says these will feature Steam hardware, such as the upcoming Stream Machines, Steam Link and Steam Controller, as well as digital cards. This hardware will be exclusive to …

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GAME is taking pre-orders on a £49.99 Merge VR headset

A cut-price virtual reality headset will go on sale exclusively at GAME next month. The Merge VR headset works with iOS and Android smartphones. It will retail for 49.99 and currently has a release date of October 30th. The tech will also be available to try in some GAME stores …

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Famous footballers head to UK GAME stores for FIFA 16 launch

GAME is hoping to tempt gamers off the bench for the midnight release of FIFA 16. The retailer is kicking off the game’s launch tonight (Wednesday September 23rd) when the clock strikes 12. Those attending the early openings will be able to grab the game straight away, as well as …

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GAME Super Mario Maker refunds promised ‘over next couple of days’

Gamers who were left out of pocket by GAME’s Super Mario Maker mistake have been told to expect a refund shortly. A number of customers took to the internet airwaves earlier this week having found they had been charged 234.95 for the game – five times its RRP. GAME had …

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