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Market dip dents GAME

GAME has reported an expected year-on-year drop in sales and revenue in its half-year financials. For the 26 weeks ending July 31st, revenue was down 9.6 per cent to 624.6m compared to 690.8m the year previously, with like for like sales down 10 per cent. That’s in line with the …

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Halo: Reach midnight openings announced

GAME at London’s Westfield Shopping Centre will host a special launch event for Halo: Reach. Two ‘real-life’ Spartans (from the game’s ‘Noble Team’) will be at the event while huge Halo: Reach murals are currently being painted along the side of Westfield’s Eat Street. Six lucky people can also win …

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Activision predicts Prestige Edition hit

Publisher Activision believes it has a big hit on its hands with the Prestige Edition of Call of Duty: Black Ops. The SKU will retail exclusively at HMV, GAME and Gamestation when it arrives on November 9th. The collector’s box set for Xbox 360 and PS3 features an RC-XD Surveillance …

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GAME gets New Vegas special edition

Bethesda has announced the Fallout: New Vegas Collector’s Edition will be available exclusively to GAME and Gamestation when it hit stores this October. Buyers will receive Lucky 7 poker chips, a recreation of the game’s Lucky 38 platinum chip and New Vegas-branded playing cards. A hardcover graphic novel and a …

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Gamestation app hits iTunes

Having already enjoyed success with its GAME app, retailer GAME Group has gone live with a Gamestation app for iPhone and iPod Touch. The download gives users the ability browse through the chain’s top selling games, search for titles or even pre-order games. Screen shots, user reviews and trailers are …

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Black Ops Prestige Edition impresses

Activision has at last revealed what treats await those willing to pay out for the Collector’s Edition of Call of Duty: Black Ops – and once again, it’s brilliant. Included in the box will be a RC-XD Surveillance Vehicle that includes a fully-functional remote camera that transmits a colour TFT …

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Xbox 360 S arrives in UK

The Xbox 360 S has officially gone on sale in the UK, marking an historic first for platform holder Microsoft. Hundreds of GAME and Gamestation stores opened their doors at midnight as eager gamers rushed to become the very first UK owners of the redesigned machine. At midnight, over 400 …

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GAME names new CEO

The search is over. GAME has found its replacement for former CEO Lisa Morgan. Former Vodafone UK commercial director Ian Shepherd has stepped in as permanent replacement for Morgan. He takes over properly from June 28th – four months after he departed Vodafone for new opportunties. At Vodafone he’s credited …

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GameStation not under threat

GAME Group’s decision to expand upon its previously announced store closure programme does not, as some have feared, mean the end of the Gamestation brand. That’s the claim of interim CEO Christopher Bell, who when asked by MCV if the Gamestation brand still has a future gave the following blank …

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GAME cuts some staff hours

Retailer GAME has made its first moves following the staff consultation period it entered into last month, with some employees seeing their contracted hours reduced. MCV reported last month that employees had been called into meetings in stores across the country to be informed of the national review and to …

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