Tag Archives: GAME

New Red PS3 is a GAME exclusive in the UK

Sony’s new Red and Blue PS3s are now available in the UK. However, those wishing to grab the red version – perhaps for Valentines Day? – will need to head down to GAME following the retailer’s exclusivity agreement on the hardware. Or alternatively you can buy it online here. The …

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GameStop hopes to acquire 40 former GAME stores

US games retail giant GameStop intends to acquire 40 former GAME outlets in France. It also plans to open an additional 70 stores in 2013, although it will also be trimming its existing portfolio by 250 outlets, Polygon reports. 200 of these will come from the US market and the …

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Releasing a demo can damage your game sales, social games bloss claims

Getting a taster of your game into the hands of consumers is essential, right? Perhaps not. Speaking to the crowd at DICE 2013, the CEO of crowd designed gaming site Puzzle Clubhouse used data from Xbox 360 releases to suggest that games tended to perform better when gamer’s were still …

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Kojima attending Metal Gear Rising launch in London

GAME’s Westfield White City branch is hosting the official UK launch of Metal Gear Rising – and the guest of honour will be the series’ creator himself. Hideo Kojima will take part in a Q&A before his new game goes on sale on February 22nd, answering fan questions about the …

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Video games retail in 2023

Believe the doom mongers and you’ll believe that games retail won’t exist in ten years time. We think it will, just in a radically different form. Traditional video games retail is dying. If you want the proof then simply look at the nightmare that has engulfed HMV and Blockbuster over …

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God of War: Ascension to star in next round of GAME Lock-Ins

Retailer GAME has announced a fresh series of store Lock-Ins, this time in conjunction with partner Sony PlayStation. GAME debuted the idea last month, teaming up with EA to allow customers an early look at Dead Space 3. These new events will take place in 48 stores beginning tomorrow and …

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The future of games retail revealed in this week’s MCV

This week’s MCV – which isnow available to view online– analyses the collapse of THQ and reveals what games retail will look like in ten years time. We also discuss the growing Nordic Territory, while UKIE’s Jo Twist talks about curing the confidence crisis impacting the UK games industry. And …

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Grid 2 dated, special edition revealed

Codemasters has confirmed that the eagerly awaited follow-up to acclaimed 2008 release Race Driver: Grid will arrive on May 31st. Grid 2 will be published for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, and will challenge players with races set around the world. It will also incorporate Codemasters’ online network RaceNet, which …

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Wii U Virtual Console not compatible with older saves

Save game data for games downloaded from the Wii’s Virtual Console will not be compatible with the upcoming Wii U versions. Nintendo announced last week that the upcoming Wii U Virtual Console will offer updated versions of previous titles that will offer off-TV GamePad support. That’s not a function available …

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Slender Rising tries to recapture Eight Pages horror on your iOS device, free version available

Developer Michael Hegemann has released his take on the hugely popular Slender Man game Slender. Called Slender Rising, the 1.49 download (a free version is also available) follows the template laid down by free PC outing Slender in that players are tasked with finding pages scattered throughout both the Cursed …

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