Tag Archives: GAME

GAME responds to unlawful sale of adult game

GAME has responded to the Which? sting that revealed the retailer’s Harrow, Middlesex store sold an 18-rated game to a 15-year old girl. As reported on MCV earlier today, the consumer watchdog’s investigation revealed that Woolworths and Maplin stores in the area also sold the underage girl adult video games. …

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GAME, Woolworths busted selling violent games to underage girl

Three High Street shops have been caught selling 18-rated video games depicting sex and violence to a 15-year-old girl in an undercover investigation by Which? magazine’s Computing desk. Woolworths, Game and Maplin all allowed the teenager to buy age-restricted games, showing ‘scenes of extreme brutality’, on the High Street. Six …

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The 100 greatest games of all time

UK retail giant GAME’s customers have voted for their favourite 100 games of all time – with Activision’s Call Of Duty 4 has coming out on top. Other entrants into the top ten included Zelda: Ocarina Of Time in second spot, GTA 4 at No. 4 and GoldenEye in sixth …

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HMV: We respect GAME

HMV has spoken of its respect for specialist GAME in a new interview with MCV. The firm’s commercial manager for games Jonathan Hayes said that both HMV and GAME were united in offering something that kept consumers away from online retailers – such as Play and Amazon – and supermarkets. …

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GAME: No new acquisitions on the horizon

Despite revealing her criteria for acquisition targets last month, GAME CEO Lisa Morgan has told MCV that the firm isn’t expecting to grow through buyouts any time soon. Speaking after GAME’s impressive financial results announcement last month, Morgan said that the firm’s strategy hadn’t changed” and that any potential acquisition …

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GAME proclaimed MCV Pub Quiz champs

The industry’s finest minds descended upon AKA Bar in Holborn last night to go head to head for the crown of MCV/Xbox 360 pub quiz champions, with the team from GAME (pictured) scooping the top prize. Beating off close competition from the likes of Amazon, 505 Games and Sainsbury’s, the …

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GAME Chairman sells £2.28m of stock

The non-executive chairman of specialist UK retailer GAME has sold 850,000 ordinary shares in the firm – making himself a total of 2.28 million. Lewis sold the stock at an average price of 269.23 pence per share. He continues to hold 66,666 ordinary shares in the company. Lewis’ decision comes …

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GAME boss reveals acquisition checklist

If you’re a specialist retailer with between 20 and 25 stores, you might just be on GAME Group CEO Lisa Morgan’s shopping list this year. That’s according to an interview with the firm’s boss on financial news site Cantos, in which she was asked: Let’s look at your strategy on …

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GAME: We dont want a price war

Game Group CEO Lisa Morgan has ruled out any possibility of a ‘price war’ with supermarkets and online retailers this year. Speaking to financial news site Cantos, Morgan said that GAME was comfortable with the competitive marketplace it operated in – and that potentially damaging cost-cutting "would not be in …

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Morgan: Rivals cant compete with the GAME experience

GAME Group CEO Lisa Morgan has said that its mix of offers, pre-owned software and ‘fantastic’ staff set it apart from its supermarket and online competitors. Speaking to financial news site Cantos, Morgan said that both online and in-store, the firm offered a shopping ‘experience’ that is "way beyond our …

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