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Free Xbox Live points for GTA 4 pre-orders

GAME and Gamestation are promoting pre-orders of GTA 4 on the Xbox 360 by offering 500 Xbox live points and four GTA Gamerpics for free. The deal applies to both the normal and special edition versions of the game, and mirror’s HMV’s offer for Lost Odyssey. There is currently no …

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GAME unveils new management team

Tricia Brennan has been appointed managing director of GAME UK and Ireland, and Martyn Gibbs has stepped up to become managing director of Gamestation. Both will report to Group chief executive, Lisa Morgan. Brennan and Gibbs are both promoted from their previous roles as commercial director at GAME and Gamestation …

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GAME/Gamestation deal cleared but only just

In its final report published today, the Competition Commission has concluded that GAME’s 74 million acquisition of Gamestation may not be expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition in the markets for the supply of gaming software, consoles and related accessories in the UK.” But the report reveals …

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More to come following stellar results for GAME

GAME’s sales have rocketed by a mighty 89.1 per cent in 2007 – and CEO Lisa Morgan says there’s more to come before the year is out. Like-for-like sales soared 44.1 per cent in the same period – the 45 weeks ending December 8th. We’re really pleased with the performance …

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Gamestations Gibbs to edit MCV

MCV has a new editor, with Gamestation’s Martyn Gibbs coming on board to manage the Christmas issue of your favourite games trade read. There are only two issues of MCV left before we all take a well-earned break for the Christmas period. But they’re ones to watch. This Friday we …

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GAME sales rocket by 90 per cent

Leading UK games retailer GAME has reported a total sales increase of 89.1 per cent, including sales from the recently acquired Gamestation, for the 45 weeks ending December 8th, whilst like-for-like sales increased by 44.1 per cent compared to the same period last year. Taking the UK and Ireland in …

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Fat Chris returns in new Gamestation campaign

Gamestation has rolled out its latest Fat Chris ad strategy – and has promised the most ‘in your face’ marketing campaign yet. The new promotional blitz is the biggest ever for Gamestation, and will take in a striking range of in-store, online and TV-based promotional activities. In 2007 we wanted …

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Gamestation gears up for major store opening

Beaten in size only by Gamestation’s megastore in Birmingham, it boasts 4,300 square feet of specialist retail space, and will open its doors for the first time on Friday (19/10/07). Hull has some of the most dedicated gamers in Britain, as we’ve discovered at our old store on Prospect Street, …

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Gamestation gears up for major store opening

Beaten in size only by Gamestation’s megastore in Birmingham, it boasts 4,300 square feet of specialist retail space, and will open its doors for the first time on Friday (19/10/07). Hull has some of the most dedicated gamers in Britain, as we’ve discovered at our old store on Prospect Street, …

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Gamestation investigation to cost GAME £4.5m

High street retailer GAME has forecast that it will lose 4.5 million ‘complying’ with the Competition Commission’s inquiry into its acquisition of Gamestation. The firm revealed the news today in its interim results for the six months ended July 31st, 2007, in which it also reported that it had already …

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