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Black Friday traffic sinks PSN servers

Sony’s PlayStation Network is struggling across all platforms – likely as a result of the Black Friday rush. As with much of games retail today, Sony is holding a generous sale event to mark the occasion, with up to 50 per cent knocked off of games such as The Witcher …

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What’s in a GAME? We go inside the retailer’s Westfield Stratford store

GAME CEO Martyn Gibbs takes MCV on a tour of the company’s flagship Westfield Stratford outlet, and reveals the latest innovations taking place in games retail BRINGING TOYS TO LIFE We make three times the margin on accessories in terms of total value than we do on hardware. We spend …

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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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Destiny and Minecraft were the best-selling games on PlayStation Store in 2014

Sony has revealed which games and DLC on the PlayStation Store were big hits last year, with Destiny and Minecraft topping the rankings. Posted on the US PlayStation Blog, the charts show that Activision’s sci-fi shooter Destiny attracted the most downloads on PS4, with ever-popular block-building hit Minecraft the most …

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Google Play downloads now outnumber iOS downloads by 60%

Global Google Play downloads exceeded iOS App Store downloads by around 60 per cent last quarter, according to a new report. According to the Q2 2014 Market Index from analyst App Annie, Google Play downloads shot up by 15 per cent compared to the same period in 2013. The growth …

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NIS America responds to store complaints but ignores key issues

Gamers angered by the recently opened NIS America online store in Europe have reacted badly to the company’s response to the complaints. MCV reported earlier in the week that consumers were unhappy with the pricing, selection and the need to pay immediately for pre-orders. In a response on its Facebook …

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Apple Stores fall from 1st to 13th in Which favourite retailers survey

UK consumers are apparently falling out of love with Apple Stores over accusations of poor customer service. This year’s Which Shop Survey found that the chain is now the UK’s 13th favourite retailer – a sharp drop from last year when it topped the ratings. Several customers complained about it …

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