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GameStop: Disc-based games will be around forever

Digital is here, and digital is growing, but there is no scenario where disc-based video games will disappear from the market, according to GameStop. Disc-based games will be around forever,” CEO Paul Raines told Forbes. The market has seen physical music sales down 50 per cent from its peak and …

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Amazon wants to pay customers to deliver parcels

Retailer Amazon has announced a new scheme that will see people earning between $18-$25 an hour to deliver parcels to customers. ‘Amazon Flex’ requires only that members have their own car and own Android phone. Drivers will be delivering packages ordered through Amazon’s new same-hour Prime delivery service. Those wishing …

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3DS gets a budget Nintendo Selects range

Six games are to receive a discounted re-release on 3DS. The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Star Fox 64 3D, Nintendogs + Cats, Mario Tennis Open, Yoshi’s New Island and Mario Party: Island Tour are the six games that will kick off the offer when they roll out …

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ERA: Games success story deserves to be told

The Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) has thrown its support behind MCV’s Digital Counts campaign. The trade body says it estimates that games’ digital market is bigger than both music and video, but is unable to say definitively due to the lack of tracked figures. In a letter sent to MCV, …

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Famous footballers head to UK GAME stores for FIFA 16 launch

GAME is hoping to tempt gamers off the bench for the midnight release of FIFA 16. The retailer is kicking off the game’s launch tonight (Wednesday September 23rd) when the clock strikes 12. Those attending the early openings will be able to grab the game straight away, as well as …

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Retailer lists BioShock Collection for PS4 and Xbox One

The BioShock series may be next in line-for the HD next-gen makeover treatment. AGB grabbed a screenshot of a listing on the website of South African retailer Raru for a SKU called The BioShock Collection. The game is listed for PS4 and Xbox One with a release date of November …

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London will host a huge video games market this November

Prepare to re-live the glory days of grabbing a gaming bargain from a man wearing a bum bag and an apron. Replay Events, Showmasters and Dark Cleo Productions have announced The London Gaming Market, which will take place at the Royal National Hotel in Russell Square in London on November …

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Uncharted bundle ushers in PS4 price drop

It looks as if Sony has confirmed the PS4 price drop that was rumoured in June. Sony has confirmed to Eurogamer that its upcoming Uncharted Collection PS4 bundle will come in two flavours in the UK – 1TB and 500GB. The former, high-capacity SKU will cost 329.99 while the 500GB …

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Amazon launches £50 Fire tablet

The low-cost tablet market has undergone a big shakeup with Amazon’s announcement of a new Fire tablet that costs just 49.99. Called simply ‘Fire’, the Android device has a 1024×600 seven inch screen, 1GB of RAM, 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, and both front (2MB, 720p, HD video) and rear facing …

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GameStop stops offering console bundles with download codes

The largest American High Street games retailer will now only sell console bundles that include physical copies of games. It is common nowadays for hardware bundles to include download codes instead of physical games. However, Giant Bomb reports that the retailer in a recent conference call outlined its new physical …

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