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HMV: We respect GAME

HMV has spoken of its respect for specialist GAME in a new interview with MCV. The firm’s commercial manager for games Jonathan Hayes said that both HMV and GAME were united in offering something that kept consumers away from online retailers – such as Play and Amazon – and supermarkets. …

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UK retail prepares for ‘manic’ GTA weekend

Leading UK retailers have told MCV that extra GTA IV stock is being hurriedly pushed into stores in order to cope with the ‘manic’ demand expected this weekend. However, the channel has admitted that the title is still expected to sell out on PS3 and 360 by Saturday lunchtime. Head …

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UK industry confident GTA IV wont be sold early

Concerns that some retailers may sell copies of Grand Theft Auto IV early so far appear ill-founded as the industry gears up for its April 29th launch. Rockstar’s much-hyped car-jacking sequel has already shipped to retailers worldwide, but there’s currently no sign that copies have been sold ahead of time. …

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HMV to ramp up commitment to Blu-Ray

HMV has revealed that it will be stepping up its commitment to Blu-Ray significantly as the format continues to go from strength to strength. After the demise of HD-DVD, the entertainment chain will be increasing Blu-Ray’s in-store presence through out the Summer and Autumn. It can only be a positive …

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Free Xbox Live points for GTA IV pre-orders at HMV.com

HMV.com is prompting pre-orders of Grand Theft Auto IV on Xbox 360 by offering 1000 free Xbox Live points and a voucher book that contains over 130 worth of savings, for free. The vouchers will be redeemable in HMV stores in UK and Ireland and features savings on video games …

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HMV offers extra Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 content

HMV.co.uk is offering two exclusive weapons for anyone who pre-orders Rainbow Six: Vegas 2. The two guns can be unlocked by using a code. The content is available for the PC, 360 and PS3 versions of the game, and includes the TAR21 Assault Rifle and the M486 Assault Rifle. Vegas …

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HMV offers 1,000 Xbox points with Lost Odyssey pre-orders

HMV is offering 1,000 free Live Points to anyone who pre-orders Lost Odyssey before its Friday release. 1,000 points roughly equates to 8.50 and can be used to download software from Xbox Live Arcade. HMV is selling the game for 39.99. Lost Odyssey is the latest game from Hironobu Sakaguchi’s …

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HMV to focus on games after sales rise

Entertainment retail giant HMV has released a trading update for the five weeks ended January 5th 2008, which show considerable progress in the company’s three-year turnarond plan. Group total were sales up 9.9 per cent, and like-for-like growth stood at 9.4 per cent. HMV UK and Ireland total were sales …

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Games spearhead HMV growth

UK retailer HMV has announced its financial results for the 26 weeks ending October 27th, which show profits of 25.9 million, a big improvement on the 26.1 million loss in the same period last year. Total sales for the period hit 790.2 million, up from the 767.2 million in the …

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HMV: ‘We’re replacing CDs with games’

Having earlier today confirmed the opening of its first LAN gaming centre at its flagship Trocadero store in London, the chief executive of HMV Simon Fox has said that gaming is set to replace the likes of music as his chain looks to future growth. Speaking to The Daily Telegraph, …

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