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GTA V UK midnight launches balloon to almost 2,000

There will now be almost 2,000 stores opening on Monday night to herald the launch of Grand Theft Auto V. It could well be the biggest game of the year, in fact, the team over at GAME think it might be the biggest game launch of all time. And retailers …

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Retail rallies behind Xbox One. Pre-orders ‘extremely high’

Critics attacked the reveal of Xbox One last week for a lack of games, too much TV content, and mixed messages on pre-owned. But despite the backlash, UK retailers have rallied behind the new device. Buyers told MCV this week that they believe Microsoft will prove its gaming credentials at …

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Nintendo 3DS XL is out tomorrow: Where’s cheapest?

With a 90 per cent bigger screen, more grown-up design and refined controls, 3DS XL is an attractive new device. But who has the best deal? GAME has a trade-in deal running, where you can hand over your old 3DS and buy the new machine for just 79.99 – that’s …

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GMA 2011: Lobbying closed

Lobbying for this year’s Games Media Awards in association with Grainger Gameshas now closed, with some 800 nominating their favourite mags, websites and more for one of the sector’s top accolades. Now it’s all in the hands of the judges. As ever, the winners will be voted for by members …

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Games Media Awards step up in 2011

Now in their fifth year, the ultra-popular Games Media Awards in association with Grainger Games look set to be even bigger and better in 2011. The games press community’s big night out is set for Wednesday October 26th at the super chic Vinopolis venue near Borough Market. And, fresh from …

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Grainger Games eyes appointments

Grainger’s Games’ expansion is continuing at a rapid pace, and now the firm is looking to make some high-profile appointments to grow its business even further. Although we have historically trained and developed people in-house, combining this with bringing in some people from outside can contribute a fresh perspective and …

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Growing Grainger guns for retail pros

The UK’s only growing games chain is on the hunt for senior retail experts to cement itself as the second-largest specialist. Grainger Games opened its 49th store yesterday (Thursday, January 27th). If you include its website it now operates out of 50 outlets. Its growth is being led by retail …

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The growth of Grainger Games

In a period of falling sales and store closures, the story of Grainger Games is a refreshing one. The retail chain – which began as a market stall on Newcastle’s Grainger Arcade in 1997 – opened its 40th store in Liverpool earlier this month. It means the Northern chain has …

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Grainger "could open three stores a week"

Grainger Games will open up to five more stores this year after unveiling its 40th outlet three months early. The retailer has launched 17 stores in the past six months, and the firm’s sales director Phil Moore says Grainger’s operations team has the capability to open three shops a week. …

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