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The 12 things we learned from Games Retail 2020

Earlier this week MCV held its first ever Games Retail 2020 conference at BAFTA – a day-long event looking at the future of selling video games. Here are the 12 things we discovered… 1.Boxed games really are not going anywhere In a talk filled with data, Chart-Track director Dorian Bloch …

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Twitter reckons it’s the video games sales platform you’ve been waiting for

Selling video games with a single click at the exact moment a user is interested is the is the future of games retail, Twitter believes. Speaking at Games Retail 2020 this afternoon, Twitter UK’s Samir Bhana explained that Twitter is a platform that exists in the moment and is shaped …

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Why is there no PC keynote at E3?

PC gaming may be the forgotten sector of the modern PC market, but it’s also the most financially important. That’s according to Green Man Gaming’s Darren Cairns who told an audience at Games Retail 2020 today that, according to Juniper Research, PC, handheld and console revenues will hit $43.2bn by …

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Egmont: Our best-selling Minecraft book has sold 1m in the UK

Book publisher Egmont has revealed that its best-selling official Minecraft book has sold 1m units in the UK. The firm says it is the official Minecraft titles that are proving most popular, with the best-selling unofficial book – Minecraft for Dummies – only selling 20,000 units. The statistics were revealed …

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PC will be the most lucrative games platform by 2019

Research giant Juniper Research has revealed its predictions for the UK games market by 2019. The firm says that combined revenue of PC and console games will be worth $41.2bn in 2019, a slight decline over previous years, but still accounting for well over 50 per cent of the market. …

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Chart-Track predicts UK boxed market to hit £2bn in 2016

The UK games boxed market will be worth 1.98bn by 2016, Chart-Track says. The firm expects significant growth from boxed games and hardware over the next two years due to the launch of Xbox One and PS4. These are just conservative figures,” Chart-Track director Dorian Bloch said during the Games …

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Everything you need to know about tomorrow’s Games Retail 2020

Games Retail 2020 – our first event dedicated to the future of selling video games – kicks off tomorrow. It features talks from some of the biggest names in retail, from both inside and outside of the industry, who will discuss digital retail, merchandise, social retailing, virtual reality, mobile and …

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What will be the biggest games of Christmas and where will consumers be buying them?

Games media giant IGN will reveal its latest data at Games Retail 2020. And it will show the most anticipated games amongst its audience and how they intend to buy them. The talk from Adam Hopkinson and Chris Shepperson is part of MCV’s first retail games conference next week, Games …

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Look who’s going to Games Retail 2020 next week

Over 50 different companies are sending delegates to next week’s Games Retail 2020, MCV’s brand new event dedicated to the future of selling games. The full list of represented companies in the room on Tuesday, September 16th’s day long conference can be found below. Games Retail 2020 delves into a …

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Discover how Virtual Reality can transform retail at Games Retail 2020

Virtual reality is not just an exciting product to stock, but it could even transform how people shop. Technology specialists Figure Digital have been experimenting with this, even teaming up with Tesco to create a virtual store. And this will form part of a 20 minute discussion by the firm’s …

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