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GAME not stocking Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City

Capcom’s upcoming release Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City will not be sold at GAME or Gamestation, MCV can confirm. The game is due for release in the UK on March 23rd. It follows in the footsteps of fellow Capcom releases Street Fighter X Tekken and Asura’s Wrath, which were also …

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GAME buyer ‘would prefer to wait for a formal administration’

Pundits say that GAME will have to go into administration or become insolvent before acquirers step in. The troubled UK retailer has already had a tough day, with shares hitting an all-time low as speculation about its future continuing to mount. Now analysts reckon the worst will have to happen …

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UPDATE: GAME.co.uk "down for maintenance"

The websites for both GAME and Gamestation have this morning been taken down. GAME.co.uk is down for maintenance,” a message on the site currently reads. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.We hope to be back up and running very soon. If you require assistance with an existing order …

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Latest GAME statement shows firm’s uncertain future

Mounting weekend speculation about GAME has forced the Group to issue a statement about its future. GAME says that "it has not been possible to source new products from a number of suppliers", despite ‘ongoing discussions’ with those firms. It also reconfirmed that it is reviewing its entire business and …

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Riccitiello: "Other retailers will absorb the business" if GAME goes

He carefully avoided naming it, but EA’s CEO last week said it’s "all but a certainty" GAME has two terrible weeks ahead. But he thinks other retailers will pick up the slack. Speaking at a Wedbush Morgan technology investors event last week, John Riccitiello said the firm is "still praying …

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Report – GAME puts itself up for sale

GAME has hired Rothschild to find a buyer for the beleaguered retailer, The Sunday Times reports. The paper writes that GAME has to pay landlords in two weeks. Failure to pay rents could push the firm into administration jeopardising thousands of jobs. As widely reported, GameStop is interested in the …

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Don’t be too quick to write off GAME

Upon walking into a Hertfordshire Gamestation store this lunchtime, you’d be hard pressed to tell anything was afoot. Perhaps the emptiness was a surprise, though to be fair even Sainsbury’s was virtually deserted at one o’clock in the afternoon. Talk of barren shelves and suicidal staff is clearly unfounded. The …

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GAME claims nearly 50% of Vita launch sales

Industry sources have told MCV that very nearly 50 per cent of all Vita hardware sold in the UK on launch week was purchased in a GAME or Gamestation store. That, of course, is despite the fact that the chains were not carrying Ubisoft’s Vita launch line-up of Rayman Origins, …

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Now Mario Party 9 skips GAME and Gamestation

A further blow has been delivered to GAME this morning with reports that Mario Party 9 will not be stocked by the retailer. Eurogamer reports that official confirmation should arrive shortly. It’s the third Nintendo-published title in a row to cut GAME loose on release day following the chain’s failure …

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Ubisoft Vita titles arriving in GAME tomorrow

The UK’s leading games retailer GAME will be stocking Ubisoft’s Vita launch games from tomorrow. The confirmation comes from VG247, who were simply told: To confirm the Vita Ubisoft titles will be available in all of GAME’s channels from tomorrow.” Titles included in Ubisoft’s Vita launch range are Rayman Origins, …

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