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New Best Buy opens its doors

Retailer Best Buy has opened the doors to its 11th UK outlet. Based in Enfield, North London, the now store saw punters queuing as early as 21:00 the night before to ensure they had first dabs on the bargains when the store finally opened at 09:00 this morning. One year-old …

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VIDEO: The Old Republic’s stunning intro

The opening cinematic for EA and BioWare’s upcoming Star Wars: The Old Republic has appeared online, and you can watch the entire video below. We’re still none the wiser as to when the long awaited MMO will finally be released. Earlier in the year MCV discovered that EA execs were …

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Nintendo expects biggest ever hardware launch

On the eve of the biggest launch in its history, Nintendo has told MCV that everything is in place for the 3DS to break records this weekend and then go on to become it’s most successful ever console. Marketing manager James Honeywell said that the pre-launch campaign has been an …

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GAME announces 3DS midnight openings

Retailer GAME is to open a huge number of its stores at midnight on the night of March 24th to welcome the arrival of Nintendo’s brand new portable marvel – the 3DS. Most stores will open their doors around 11:45pm and will remain open for around an hour, or for …

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Fans flock to GAMEs Black Ops launch

As well as the celebrity-driven official Call of Duty: Black Ops launch party at Battersea Power Station last night, UK retailer GAME held the official retail launch gathering at its Oxford Street store in central London. Around 300 Call of Duty fans were at hand to be the first to …

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Best Buy brings UK debut forward

Best Buy has advanced its launch date, and will officially open on April 30th, instead of the planned date in May. It is thought that the dates have been moved to coincide with the bank holiday weekend of May 1st till the 3rd. After months of intensive training at our …

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Alworths plans to open 200 stores

Woolworths’ former development boss has told MCV he will open up to 200 Alworths stores throughout the UK – and games will be stocked in all outlets. Andy Latham – MD of the new retail chain – launched the first five Alworths stores last month. He has hired a team …

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GAME lists COD:MW2 events

The UK’s leading video game retailer GAME is to open around 300 of its stores at midnight on the morning of Tuesday November 10th to usher in the release of the year’s most hyped game – Activision Blizzard’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Each store will open for around …

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First Microsoft store opens this week

Microsoft will open the first of its branded retail stores next Thursday, October 22nd, according to the Wall Street Journal. The date is in line with the release of its next operating system, Windows 7. The site, in Scottsdale, Arizona, is expected to showcase PCs and mobile phones running Microsoft …

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