Tag Archives: GAME

GAME purchases AR company Ads Reality

After purchasing a minority stake in the firm, GAME has fully acquired augmented reality specialists Ad Reality. The retail giant has splashed out 2m on the AR business, with another 18m going to Ads Reality’s founding directors – Richard Corps and Prajay Kamat – based on performance conditions. GAME and …

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Call of Duty Infinite Warfare Legacy Pro Edition is exclusive to GAME

The top-end Call of Duty Infinite Warfare version will only be sold at GAME. The Legacy Pro Edition features a soundtrack, some extra DLC, a Steelbook case, as well as the game and a copy of Modern Warfare Remastered. The other versions of the title includes the normal version, Digital …

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GAME to launch in-store digital Marketplace kiosks

Over 100,000 new products will be accessible via GAME’s High Street shops. The firm is trialling in-store kiosks in the coming months, which will give customers access to the firm’s Marketplace offering. GAME Marketplace launched last year. Similar to Amazon, the service allows other retailers and partners to sell products …

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GAME secures £100m new lending facility

GAME Digital has sealed a 50m loan, rising to a potential 100m, from Lajedosa. It is a new asset-backed deal which GAME says ‘affords greater flexibility than the existing revolving credit facilities, allowing the Group to increase or decrease its stock purchasing capacity through higher or lower funding, as required.’ …

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GameStop: Our games could be sold through other retailers worldwide

GameStop-published titles may be made available via other retailers in certain countries, the company says. GameStop announced its GameTrust publishing arm earlier this week. It will release between five and ten games a year, including titles from established developers such as Insomniac, Ready at Dawn, Frozenbyte and Tequila Works. Its …

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GAMEFest targets 100,000 visitors

Retailer GAME expects its next Insomnia festival – which will include the GAMEFest expo – to be the UK’s most popular gaming event this year. The firm targets a record number of attendees over the August Bank Holiday weekend, and says it will be investing heavily to ensure it hits …

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Rupert Loman on GAMEFest, queues and the future of EGX

Gamer Network won the 2016 Events Team MCV Award for its work on EGX. We speak to founder and CEO Rupert Loman about the company’s past and upcoming shows, and its renewed rivalry with GAME. Why do you think you won the MCV award?EGX is a show that delivers a …

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GAMEFest timing is disappointing, says Gamer Network’s Loman

Gamer Network boss Rupert Loman says he’s disappointed by GAME’s decision to go head-to-head with his EGX event. GAMEFest will form part of Insomnia58, which starts on August 26th at Birmingham NEC. That’s just four weeks before EGX, which will take place at the same venue from September 22nd. On …

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GAME’s CEO on surviving the turbulent games industry

Just before Christmas GAME warned its shareholders that sales had been lower than expected. The news of a disappointing festive period can be a critical blow to any retailer, but especially to one in a market like video games, which is so heavily dependant on Q4. The profit warning was …

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Oculus Rift launch is ‘like a beta’

The arrival of Oculus Rift was akin to a video game test launch, says GAME. The Rift was released via Oculus’ own website last week, although it was missing a couple of features – namely the special Oculus Touch controllers. And GAME boss Martyn Gibbs has played down fears that …

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