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Sales slump at GAME

GAME Group’s sales have fallen 10.8 per cent for the 44 weeks to December 5th – despite strong sales of FIFA and Modern Warfare 2. Like-for-like sales were for the same period were down 15.1 per cent, while total UK sales were down 14.3 per cent. Meanwhile, for the 18 …

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Nintendo on the hunt for ‘Britain’s Best Gamer’

To celebrate the impending launch of New Super Mario Bros, Nintendo is set to run a nationwide tournament to find the country’s best Nintendo gamer. The event is set to take place at four GAME and four Gamestation stores on Saturday October 17th and Sunday October 18th and gamers must …

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GAME pre-owned sales rocket to £177m

GAME Group has reported that its pre-owned sales have jumped to 177 million for the six months ending July 31st. It is a 12.3 per cent increase over 2008’s figure of 157.8 million, and means that pre-owned sales accounted for 25.7 per cent of the company’s first half sales. Last …

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GAME H1 profits down 60%

GAME Group’s profits have fallen from 35.5 million to 14.5 million for the six months ending July 31st, a drop of 60 per cent. The fall is in line with company expectations, while sales have dipped seven per cent to 690.8 million and like-for-like sales were down 16.3 per cent. …

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Gamestation marches into Europe

The GAME Group has opened its first Gamestation store outside of the UK, MCV can reveal. The firm has unveiled a mall-based store in Alcala de Henares in Central Spain, 20 miles East of Madrid. GAME currently owns 1,342 stores across the UK, France, Spain, Scandinavia and Australia. In the …

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UK games retail joins Twitter revolution

Top UK retailers have taken to social networking service Twitter to promote their latest games offers and communicate with customers. High Street and online giants including GAME, Gamestation, HMV, Amazon and Play are already using the service, with many working the social networking website to gather feedback from its customer …

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Top brass leads exodus at Gamestation

Gamestation will lose its product director, head of pre-owned and buying boss in August, as its York office is integrated into GAME’s Basingstoke HQ. MCV understands that around 60 central office staff have taken redundancy at the specialist – after almost all employees were offered the chance to re-locate to …

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PSPgo priced at UK retail

Sony’s PSPgo has appeared on GAME’s UK websites for 230. Consumers can now register their interest in the machine at GAME.co.uk, Gamestation.co.uk and Gameplay.co.uk. However, the High Street chain has told MCV that it is just a guide price” and could well change before launch. MCV Award winners Play.com has …

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Gamestation plots high impact Easter marketing push

High Street giant Gamestation has vowed to slash prices in its biggest Easter marketing campaign to date. New releases and Nintendo DSi is set to benefit from the promotional activity, with up to 50 per cent off recently released software. And the retailer is confident the campaign will raise the …

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Resident Evil 5 midnight openings announced

Capcom’s highly anticipated Resident Evil 5 is set for release this Friday (March 13th), and Gamestation has announced it will be opening its stores at midnight in celebration. Along with copies of the new game, Gamestation will be selling a variety of other merchandise, including T-shirts, hoodies, thermal mug holders …

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