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GAME to become official games partner of BAFTA

GAME has announced it’s to become an official games partner of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. The partnership will see GAME support BAFTA’s upcoming Games Awards evening, which is due to be held on April 6th at Tobacco Dock during the London Games Festival, as well as …

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GAME launches Call of Duty tournaments at its BELONG arenas

GAME has announced the details of its first grassroots eSports competition that will take place in its new BELONG Arenas.  The competition will be a Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare tournament with a £1,000 prize pool. Qualifying rounds will determine the best teams from each of the participating stores, which …

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GAME and GameStop shares fall following Xbox Games Pass reveal

News of Microsoft’s Xbox subscription service has caused the share price of the two big High Street games retailers to fall. In the US, GameStop saw its share price drop eight per cent from $26.5 to as low as $23.61, although it has since recovered a little to $24.44. In …

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GAME’s Gibbs on its new Belong arena stores and the retailer’s future

Since its escape from financial trouble and subsequent relaunch in 2012, GAME has been putting a lot of effort into evolving its business. This became very apparent when the High Street retailer forked out 20m for eSports and events firm Multiplay. But the launch of its brand new arena stores …

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GAME announces charity partnership with SpecialEffect

High Street retailer GAME is teaming up with games industry charity SpecialEffect in the UK. GAME announced that its UK stores will be partnering with the organisation following a company-wide survey of its staff to see which charity they wanted to support. As a part of this, GAME will be …

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GAME to open central London location

It appears that High Street retailer GAME is set to open one of its new arena locations in central London. That’s going by a post made by SVP of eSports and competitive gaming strategy Craig Fletcher on Twitter (below) which shows a store under construction with the address ‘162-170 Wardour …

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GAME’s COO Guy Lister talks Black Friday

MCV speaks to GAME COO Guy Lister about how the High Street firm is approaching Black Friday this year and how the sales event has affected retail What are your expectations of Black Friday 2016? We’re expecting to see more retailers extend discounts over a longer period around Black Friday. …

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GAME is opening WHSmith concessions

Some branches of WHSmith will soon play host to a number of new GAME concession stores. WHSmith used to be a player in the games market but pulled out during the PS3 and Xbox 360 era. However, with GAME’s store count now significantly less than it once was, and other …

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£280 Mass Effect Andromeda Collector’s Edition includes RC Nomad

The top-end Mass Effect Andromeda SKU will include a remote control version of the game’s Mako-like Nomad explorer. The Collector’s Edition will retail for 279.99 in the UK and is exclusive to GAME. The RC Nomad is controlled via a smartphone app. It boasts an in-built camera, six-wheel drive with …

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