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Irish GAME protestors explain their demands

The protestors staging sit-in protests at a number of GAME’s closed Irish stores have released a statement clarifying their demands. As we know, the disagreement hinges on GAME and PwC’s unwillingness to pay sacked workers for the remainder of their contract, owed holiday time or redundancy. The group say they …

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GameStop closes Northern Ireland operations

Retailer GameStop has closed all three of its stores in Northern Ireland. TheGamingLiberty reports that employees were only told of the decision on Sunday (Jan 22nd). The stores in question now have posters on the shutters directing customers to the website. We are transferring all of our UK business on-line …

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PDQ to distribute Lace games

Publisher Lace Mamba Global has announced PDQ has taken on its primary distribution duties in the UK and Ireland. PDQ becomes the exclusive primary distribution partner for all Lace games, including upcoming 2012 releases and re-orders for previous products. Advantage Distribution remains Lace’s secondary distribution partner, focusing on independent retailers. …

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International gamers finally have CEX

Second-hand specialist CEX is on the rise, opening new shops in the UK and across the world. The firm has opened three shops in India, bringing its international store count to 22, with stores in the US, Ireland and Spain. But the retailer hasn’t forgotten about the UK, in fact …

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BioWare opens Irish customer service centre

EA and Bioware have today opened a new customer service centre in Ireland that is hoped will create as many as 200 new jobs. The facility, BioWare’s first outside of North America, and will provide 24/7 support for the upcoming MMO, Star Wars: The Old Republic. It has been built …

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Revamp for big Irish games chain

Ireland’s leading entertainment rental and retail chain Xtra-vision is back from the brink with new funding. The retailer’s parent firm Birchall Investments has agreed to provide up to €8m to open new stores, relocate others and fund digital initiatives. Xtra-vision was under examinership between April 29th and July 29th – …

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O2 Ireland begins web censoring

The Irish arm of telcoms operator O2 has begun censoring websites in the region, with image sharing site Imgur seemingly the first portal identified for blockage. Talk has been rumbling of behind-the-scenes government negotiations regarding the introduction of an official state policy that would see websites accused of hosting malicious …

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