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Exertis Gem scores Turtle Beach distribution deal

Hit headset gaming brand Turtle Beach has signed a fresh distribution deal with Exertis Gem. The distributor, which also handles Take-Two, Xbox and Ubisoft, says it is the only company where indie stores can purchase Turtle Beach stock. The latest products in the Turtle Range included official Xbox One controllers …

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Xbox pledges ‘urgent’ support to angry indie retailers

Microsoft says it’s urgently looking to help independent retailers who have been left in the dark over their Xbox One stock allocation. A number of High Street and online outlets have told MCV that the lack of information over their Xbox One stock has severely damaged their ability to sell …

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Discover the 30 under 30 in the latest MCV

In the the latest edition of MCV, we reveal the rising superstars in the UK games industry. It is yet another issue rammed with news and features, Koch Media’s Klemens Kundratitz discusses the future of the growing publisher and HMV reveals its comeback plans. And that’s on top of all …

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Gem unveils new name – Exertis Gem

The parent company of distributor Gem has rebranded itself and its subsidiaries. DCC SerCom will now be known as Exertis and as a result Gem has been rebranded as Exertis Gem. Taken as a whole Exertis now partners with 350 technology brands, employs over 1,600 people and supplies 14,000 resellers, …

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Gem offers extra The Bureau: Xcom stock: buy eight, get one free

Retailers can get free copies of 2K Games’ The Bureau: Xcom Declassified when they pre-order stock from Gem Distribution. The exclusive pre-order offer is available now to selected Gem customers on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, and will run until the game launches on August 23rd. Stores can place their …

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The UK’s Best New Indie Retailers: Stark Computers

Our Indie Retail Month in association with Gem continues to look at the UK’s top new indie retailers with Stark Computers, one of the youngest stores in the category. MCV talks to Mark Ainsley about how the store has already outgrown its floor space. Stark Computers only opened in December …

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The UK’s Best New Indie Retailers: ThatGameShop

MCV and Gem kick off Indie Retail Month this week with the top new indies on the High Street. Over the last 12 months, the UK games market has lost almost 650 High Street stores. But the actual number of individual retailers has increased. Blockbuster, HMV and GAME still exist, …

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Gem auctions discounted stock to retailers

UK distribution Gem has launched a new promotion that gives retailers the chance to bid for cut-price games, consoles and accessories. The deal is part of the company’s Mega Sale, which will see daily discounts offered to Gem’s retail clients, with products from Microsoft, Logitech, Mad Catz, Ubisoft, Square Enix …

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Last chance for indies to save on Xbox hits this Christmas

Gem is offering independent retailers discounts on some of the Xbox 360’s most popular titles. It’s part of a last chance savings deal that also includes Xbox Live membership packages and selected accessories, giving stores the chance to stock up before Christmas. Games on offer include Halo Reach, Fable III, …

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Xbox controllers, accessories and points cards cut in price for indie retailers

Gem is running another trio of deals this week for independent retailers. Indies that call one of the Gem team (numbers at the end of the story) can get an Xbox Wireless Controller and Play and Charge Kit for 21 per cent below the original trade price. Meanwhile, the distributor …

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