Tag Archives: GAME

GAME customers name 1996 as gaming’s ‘golden’ year; Names Wii as best ever console

1996 has been named as video gaming’s ‘golden year’ by a survey of 2,000 GAME customers. Big hits released that year included Resident Evil, Super Mario 64, Tekken 2, Crash Bandicoot, FIFA 96 (which was the first in the series to use real-life licenses) and the mighty Tomb Raider. 2002 …

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GAME to host Injustice: Gods Among Us tournament

Warner upcoming brawler Injustice: Gods Among Us is to star in a national tournament hosted by retailer GAME. There will be eight UK heats hosted by pro-gamers Ketchup and Mustard and there are plenty of prizes up for grabs including fighting sticks, bobble-heads, headsets and tickets to the Multiplay Insomnia …

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Saving retail: Supermarkets, GAME and Tomb Raider in the latest MCV

This latest MCV– which isnow available to view online– reveals the latest changes happening to games on the High Street. We discuss new shops, the rise of indies, the power of the supermarkets and consumer spending. The issue also features an interview with Paramount and we reveal Konami’s new European …

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High Street SOS: Asda, GAME and indies plot games retail rescue

Major retailers have pledged to fill the gap left by Blockbuster and HMV. UK publishers told MCV that they’re concerned by the lack of games retailers on the High Street. But we can reveal that chains and indies will open new outlets to plug the hole on the High Street. …

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GAME confirms Defiance lock-ins

Namco Bandai and Trion Worlds have partnered with GAME to run five Defiance lock-ins. Each event will allow attendees to try the action MMO, which is not due for release in the UK until April 2nd. They will also receive free beta access keys, and get some free food and …

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GAME announces Need for Speed: Most Wanted lock-ins

Need for Speed: Most Wanted has been named as the next star of GAME’s lock-in events. 19 GAME outlets will host knockout tournaments (with pizza and soft drinks provided). The winner of each will win not only the game (which came out last year, don’t forget) but also its three …

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PS4 pre-orders already live at GAME – starting at £20

GAME isn’t hanging about – it’s already got pre-orders up for the PlayStation 4. For just 20 gamers can put down a deposit to secure a launch machine, which GAME says is expected later this year. "Demand is sure to be high" the firm says. Pre-orders are live in-store and …

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GAME still eying up HMV store acquisitions

The boss of retailer GAME has reiterated that the chain could yet move to acquire store sites from HMV. Chief executive Martyn Gibbs made a similar claim last month. And if it is planning a move, it had best get a move on – HMV confirmed a fresh round of …

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GAME dates Tomb Raider lock-ins; Announces exclusive SKU

The next round of after-hours GAME lock-in events will focus on Square Enix’s upcoming Tomb Raider. As usual the lock-ins will allow attendees to get some hands-on time with the title ahead of its UK launch on March 5th. Tomb Raider is a part of British gaming heritage,” GAME’s stores …

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VIDEO: The Star Wars fighting game that never was

Long-dead developer Studio Gigante was at one stage working on a Street Fighter II style Star Wars game – and you can see the video here. The video was posted online by Gigante co-founder Josh Tsui, who is currently president of developer Robomodo. What you’re seeing is described as an …

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