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Diablo fans already queuing for HMV launch

Blizzard’s long-awaited RPG doesn’t even go on sale for another 16 hours but fans have been queuing for three days now. Eager consumers have set up camp outside HMV’s flagship store on Oxford Street ahead of tonight’s official launch party. They have been there since Saturday. The first person in …

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Sony opens PlayStation Vita department in John Lewis

A PlayStation Vita showcase has opened in the Oxford Street branch of John Lewis. The pop-up booth can be found in the technology section on the department store’s fifth floor and gives shoppers the chance to sample PS Vita and PS3. Vita is a gaming revolution for consumers and retailers …

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eBay opens UK High Street outlet

Online auction giant eBay is to open its first bricks and mortar store in the UK. The one-off five-day experiment will be located just off London’s Oxford Street and will trade between December 1st-5th. Interestingly, the shop itself will have a very limited selection of stock and no tills. Instead, …

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IN PICTURES: Modern Warfare 3’s midnight launch

Last night was cold. And wet. Yet such is the UK public’s lust for digital warfare that thousands took to the streets at midnight last night to be amongst the first to own Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. The UK’s official launch event was held at GAME’s Oxford …

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Jack Wilshere visiting GAME Oxford Street this Friday

This Friday’s official FIFA 12 launch event at GAME’s Oxford Street store in London is to have a very special guest – Arsenal and England midfielder Jack Wilshere. Jack appears alongside Wayne Rooney on the front of this year’s game, although he has just been side-lined for the rest of …

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Duke Nukem to appear at GAME today

With one month to go until Duke Nukem Forever finally hits store shelves, the Duke himself will make his first public appearance today. A ‘real life character’ will be present at GAME’s Oxford Street store in London today between 3pm and 5.45pm. He will give away T-shirts, magazines and badges, …

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3DS Midnight Openings: In Pictures

Eager gamers were queuing down Oxford Street last night in the hopes of being among the first to purchase a Nintendo 3DS. The official midnight opening was held at HMV, where the stars of the 3DS Launch Party – including Plan B, Parade and Street Fighter creator Yoshinori Ono – …

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SSFIV producer heads to 3DS launch

The producer of Super Street Fighter IV Yoshinori Ono will be present at the official 3DS launch at HMV Oxford Street tomorrow night. Ono will take part in Street Fighter battles on stage and conduct an exclusive signing to mark the launch of Nintendo’s new 3DS handheld. It goes on …

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GAME takes XBLA cards to Oxford Street

Gamers can now buy Xbox Live Arcade titles from GAME’s flagship London Oxford Street store. It is the next stage in the firm’s roll out of XBLA games in-store. The trial features 30 XBLA games and DLC sold in over 40 GAME outlets. Game cards range in price from 2.04 …

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HMV to host official 3DS launch

The official 3DS launch will take place at HMV’s flagship Oxford Street store at midnight on March 25th. Nintendo has partnered with the High Street entertainment retailer to open a total of 100 stores at midnight, while a separate VIP event – complete with a HMV pop-up shop – will …

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