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Nintendo set to offer ‘Loot Crate’ subscription box rival

The online Nintendo store will shortly offer a new subscription box service, MCV understands. The ‘N-Box’ will feature toys, clothes and other merchandise inspired by and branded with Nintendo icons such as Mario, Zelda and Pokmon. The boxes are expected to be available individually, with gamers also able to subscribe …

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Boxing clever – the subscription box explosion

It seems you can pick up a subscription box for just about anything these days. Are you after an assortment of healthy snacks? Graze has you covered. What about make-up? Then try Glossybox. So it’s no surprise then that a number of these subscription boxes have appeared within the game …

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Zavvi threatens customers with legal action after accidentally sending them PlayStation Vitas

Coordinates set for consumer backlash disaster! Last month Zavvi accidentally supplied some customers who had pre-ordered Vita title Tearaway with the Tearaway hardware bundle that includes a Vita console. At the time it asked customers if they’d be kind enough to return them – a request that the vast majority …

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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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Sales up 70% at The Hut Group

The Hut Group, which includes the e-tail specialist Zavvi, has reported sales growth of 70 per cent for 2011. Total sales for the year stood at 142 million – 92 per cent of which came through the groups own websites, while the remainder was generated by services rendered to retail …

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Zavvi changes exclusive MGS HD contents

The Metal Gear Solid HD Collection Ultimate Edition has reappeared on Zavvi with different extras, though the game is now sold out. Earlier this week the 69.99 special edition vanished from the online retailer’s website but now it’s back with new contents. Buyers will now receive a steelbook case, an …

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Exclusive Metal Gear Collection SKU vanishes from Zavvi

The Metal Gear Solid Ultimate Collection, which was revealed as a Zavvi worldwide exclusive in August, has mysteriously vanished from the retailer’s website. When the SKU was announced Zavvi said that in addition to MGS2, MGS3 and Peace Walker, the Ultimate Collection would also offer a digital version of the …

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Zavvi grabs Metal Gear Solid HD worldwide exclusive

Online retailer Zavvi has grabbed a tasty Metal Gear Solid HD worldwide exclusive. For 69.85 consumers can now pre-order what is being called the Metal Gear Solid: Ultimate HD Collection for PS3. Only 4,000 copies are going be made available worldwide, the retailer claims. And there’s certainly no way anyone …

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Retail lists Ubisoft HD trilogies

Online retail listings have appeared suggesting that publisher Ubisoft is preparing two HD remake trilogies for PS3. Zavvi currently has entries for both Splinter Cell Trilogy: HD Collection and Prince of Persia Trilogy: HD Collection. Both have a supposed RRP of 29.99 with the former due for release on November …

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Zavvi gets exclusive Vanquish LE

Retailer Zavvi will be the exclusive stockist of the Limited Edition version of Sega’s futuristic console shooter Vanquish. Currently available to pre-order at 54.95 (though the site claims the SKU carries an RRP of 69.99), the bundle includes the game as well as a packaged seven-inch figurine of lead protagonist …

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