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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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Minecraft: Story Mode has been dated in the UK

Telltale has dated both the physical and retail releases of Minecraft: Story Mode. MCV had been told that the game would be released both digitally and on disc at the same time. This doesn’t appear to be the case, however. The first episode of the episodic series will arrive on …

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‘Q1 2016’s superb line-up shows what can be done during the traditionally quiet time of the year.’

UK games retail is hopeful that the Q4 excitement will continue into next year thanks to a ‘superb’ line-up of titles coming to stores in Q1 2016. The post-Christmas quarter brings with it blockbuster titles such as Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Mirror’s Edge Catalyst (pictured), …

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GameStop could yet hit UK High Street

Retail giant GameStop could still make a bricks and mortar UK move – with a range of merchandise shops. It acquired US website ThinkGeek in June for 92m, and is opening the first ThinkGeek physical shop in Florida this month. It also operates Zing Pop Culture, a range of Australian …

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GAME Super Mario Maker refunds promised ‘over next couple of days’

Gamers who were left out of pocket by GAME’s Super Mario Maker mistake have been told to expect a refund shortly. A number of customers took to the internet airwaves earlier this week having found they had been charged 234.95 for the game – five times its RRP. GAME had …

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