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A goodbye to Gamestation – former staffers reminisce

Last week Game Retail announced that, after 19 years, Gamestation will cease to exist. The firm is rebranding all stores with the GAME logo. Game told MCV that the best of Gamestation – its pre-owned policy, loyalty card and passionate staff – will play a major role in its new …

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Price round-up: Retailers reveal Wii U offers

Hot on the heels of MCV revealing the estimated UK prices, several retailers have gone live with their own Wii U price tags. Both retailers is currently taking pre-orders for all three SKUs: the Basic, the Premium and the special ZombiU pack. Tesco is asking for 249 for Basic, 329 …

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Nintendo 3DS XL is out tomorrow: Where’s cheapest?

With a 90 per cent bigger screen, more grown-up design and refined controls, 3DS XL is an attractive new device. But who has the best deal? GAME has a trade-in deal running, where you can hand over your old 3DS and buy the new machine for just 79.99 – that’s …

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Dishonored goodies now available for pre-order

Bethesda has teamed up with leading UK retailers to create exclusive pre-order incentives for its hotly anticipated new IP Dishonored. GAME, Gamestation, Tesco, ShopTo.net and Amazon will each offer different add-ons for the game, which will give players new supernatural powers, according to VG247. GAME and Gamestation is offering a …

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First Hitman ad to debut during Euro 2012 final

Hitman Absolution will get its first TV ad on Sunday (July 1st), during the European Championship final between Italy and Spain. The ITV ad is 60 seconds long and is part of Square Enix’s bid to make this year’s stealth action game one of the Top Five biggest sellers of …

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ShopTo estimates £279.99 RRP for Wii U

Retailer ShopTo has become the first to guess the retail price of the Wii U. It is currently accepting pre-orders for the device at 279.85, with an estimated RRP of 279.99. Both the black and white SKUs are available. It carries the following disclaimer: All information on this product page, …

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GAME exec joins ShopTo

MCV Awards winner ShopTo has recruited Alison Fraser as its new senior buyer. Fraser is a GAME and Gamestation exec of ten years, and she most recently held the position of key account manager, handling publishers such as Ubisoft, Take-Two, Warner Bros, Sega and THQ. The new appointment comes as …

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Streaming push for ShopTo

ShopTo has made a serious play into the streaming media space. The company has bought movie firm FetchTV out of administration, MCV can reveal. Fetch’s app is pre-installed on thousands of set top boxes and smart TVs. Increasingly-important ShopTo will allow users to stream movies on its website. But that’s …

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GAME rivals: ‘We will fill the gap’

Rival retailers say they are ready to step up as the credit crisis at GAME Group deepens. But these competitors are not celebrating, with leading outlets fearful of what the loss of their ‘gold-standard market leader’ will mean for the future of UK games retail. Retailers such as ShopTo have …

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ShopTo.net kicks off TV ad drive

Indie retail giant ShopTo.net has kicked off a three-month promotional drive that will see the brand take to UK TV sets. The shorts, one of which can be seen below, will air during this week’s Champions League games on ITV and will lead with next week’s release Mass Effect 3. …

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