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Ouya handing out free store credit

Owners of Android console Ouya have each been handed the princely sum of $13.37 to spend on the console’s store. The company claims that the move is an apology for pre-launch issues that saw many backers fail to receive their consoles before the device was available in the shops. Could …

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Branded store key to Xbox One launch

Microsoft’s new console will get a starring role in GAME’s new Xbox store. The branded Shoreditch shop will promote and sell a variety of Xbox products and services. And it will play a significant role in the launch of Xbox One. The store is here to showcase the Xbox experience,” …

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GAME launched Xbox retail concept store last week

With the industry off in LA last week, GAME and Microsoft saw fit to quietly launch the UK’s first Xbox store. It is being described as a one-of-a-kind” concept store and is being showcased to the press by GAME next week. Based at the Boxpark mall in Shoreditch (London E1 …

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Apple pulls Sweatshop HD from App Store

A game called Sweatshop HD has been pulled from the Apple App Store owing to the sensitive nature of its content. Pocket Gamer reports that Apple said it was "uncomfortable selling a game based around the theme of running a sweatshop". The irony, of course, is that Apple itself has …

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Bethesda launches online merchandise store

Skyrim, Fallout and Dishonored developer Bethesda has launched a new online merchandise store. Found at store.bethsoft.com, the range includes items such as shirts, hoodies, trainers, lithographs, bags and statues. Speaking of which, the crown of the launch collection is undoubtedly a $299.00 Skyrim Dragonborn statue. It’s 16 inches tall (including …

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Blockbuster administrator: "We are fighting in the trenches"

The lead administrator at Blockbuster has issues a grave warning to workers at the retailer. Lee Manning told The Telegraph that 160 Blockbuster stores are likely to close in the near future, threatening 1,000 jobs. Blockbuster operated over 500 stores in the UK although over 100 have closed since administration …

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Up to 100 HMV stores preparing for closure

Administrator Deloitte is preparing to close anything up to 100 HMV stores, reports claim. The Telegraph reports that between 60-100 stores face the chop, although they will likely remain open until they have exhausted their stock – possibly short-term good news for consumers, at least. The final list of stores …

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More HMV store closures expected by the end of the week

A fresh spate of HMV store closures and job losses are likely to be announced by the end of the week. Retail Week reports that administrator Deloitte has apparently set a deadline of today for any expressions of interest in the retailer. Offers for HMV real estate will continue to …

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Hilco could close up to half of HMV stores

HMV now looks very likely to survive on the UK High Street – at a price. The Daily Mail reports that Hilco could close around half of HMV’s 223 UK stores in the hope that a streamlined version of the chain can live on. It’s the same strategy that the …

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UPDATE: Deloitte backtracks on HMV gift card block

Retailer HMV will once again begin honouring gift cards as of tomorrow (January 22nd). The move is a victory for consumer rights and public opinion. The decision to block gift cards and stop honouring store credit was confirmed the morning after the chain’s collapse into administration. However, high-profile cases such …

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