Tag Archives: portal

Gem launches new Nintendo site

A new Gem microsite dedicated to Nintendo products is due to go live this month. The distributor is launching its online service on March 25th – just in time for the UK debut of the 3DS. The site will serve as a one-stop shop for retailers and provide them with …

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3DS e-portal delayed until May

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has thrown doubts over previous claims that the 3DS eShop will arrive in time for the handheld’s launch. The eShop – which is the handheld’s new online games portal – will install in 3DS devices via a system update, according to previous claims from Nintendo. Nintendo …

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GameStop ‘follows’ its users online

US games retail giant GameStop wants to exploit the crossover between ‘core’ gamers at retail and ‘casual’ gamers playing online. The firm this week told MCV that it is following customers to the non-console areas they play games in – with the acquisition of Flash games site Kongregate on Tuesday …

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GameStop swoops for Kongregate

In what can only be described as a hugely significant move, video games retailer GameStop has acquired leading online Flash games portal Kongregate. The website boasts in the region of 10m users and is one of the most important players in the increasingly significant casual games sector. Kongregate will now …

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HMV launches online music portal

Growing retail force HMV’s grand plans to become a ‘superbrand’ in the entertainment sector have taken a big step forward today with the launch of a brand new digital music service, hmvdigital.com. The new portal is the first concrete development to emerge from the acquisition of digital delivery service 7Digital …

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GAME reveals mobile portal

Retailer GAME has lifted the lid on a brand new mobile content portal as it strives to increase its penetration into the digital content market. Users are now able to buy games, apps, wallpapers, videos and various other pieces of mobile content directly through their handsets. Gaming on the go …

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