Category Archives: Retail
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 14:07 BST
GAME has announced it will open an Xbox specific store in London in order to showcase Xbox related products.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 10:39 BST
The NPD Group has released its monthly report on retail sales in the US, showing very little movement in the software chart but strong performances from Nintendo and up-and-coming publisher Deep Silver.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 11:31 BST
Microsoft’s entertainment strategy has been called “deeply flawed” by Interactive entertainment research firm DFC, and the group has stated that the future of Microsoft’s entertainment business hangs in the balance based on last week’s Xbox One campaign.
Sat, Jun 15, 2013 | 14:54 BST
Microsoft has confirmed to two different outlets that it will be selling its Xbox One games at current prices.
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 | 09:06 BST
Xbox One will be showcased at 600 Best Buy locations across the States by Microsoft. The company will use the sites to promote the next-gen console ahead of its November launch.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 17:04 BST
Amazon has listed the Xbox One controller for the same price as the DualShock 4. The recommended retail price listed by Sony is $59/$59/€59/£54 and Amazon lists it for the same. The Xbox One controller is also listed for around the $60 mark. However, a Microsoft spokesperson has said retailers often list hardware for speculative prices and it has not announced a recommended price. Via Gamespot.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 17:33 BST
Blockbuster has announced that PS4 pre-orders are “through the roof” at the retail chain.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 15:07 BST
Tomodachi Collection: New Life continued its reign on the Media Create charts in Japan for the June 3-9 period, bringing it’s life-to-date sales to the 1,090,875 mark since its April 18 release. The only new title to grace the top 20 was Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition, and it debuted at 11. Hardware sale continued to decline. Charts are below.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 11:58 BST
PS4 pre-orders have overtaken Xbox One in the Amazon UK charts. The retailer has confirmed that last night’s Sony conference seems to have turned the tide of battle.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 11:33 BST
Sony’s PS4 showing last night “stepped up to the plate” following Microsoft’s Xbox One conference hours earlier. That’s the opinion of retailer Game, which is now accepting £20 pre-order fees for Sony’s £349 console.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 06:19 BST
A GTA 5 bundle is to be made available for PS3 in September.
Fri, Jun 07, 2013 | 21:29 BST
Fri, Jun 07, 2013 | 04:53 BST
The NPD Group believes total spend among US game consumers has not declined since 2012 despite depressing result at retail, thanks to growing digital spend.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 12:17 BST
Amazon US has opened a new storefront dedicated entirely to PC & Mac indie games. The hub features chat with developers, product information and general insight into the independent scene.
Wed, Jun 05, 2013 | 14:30 BST
After being knocked off the top of the Media Create charts for two weeks straight, Tomodachi Collection: New Life is back on top with 59,104 units sold. Life-to-date, the 3DS title has moved 1,044,088 units since its April 18 release. All hardware was down for the period, with 3DS LL showing the largest drop – 28,807units over last week’s 40,651 units. The smallest drop came from 3DS which was only down 3DS two units over the prior week.
Full hardware and software charts are below.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 13:10 BST
Xbox One pre-orders have opened at online retailer Zavvi. Be forewarned however, the price and release date inside are place-holder.
Mon, Jun 03, 2013 | 11:49 BST
Xbox One pre-orders have opened at UK supermarket chain ASDA, and you can reserve a console right now for a small fee.
Wed, May 29, 2013 | 15:29 BST
Shin Megami Tensei 4 was released in Japan on May 23, and the Atlus title landed at number one of the software chart, moving 188,562 in three days. The RPG helped lagging 3DS sales surge over the prior week as well, with the system moving 40,651 units compared to 24,123 units last week.
Wed, May 29, 2013 | 12:57 BST
Xbox One’s UK pre-orders are now ahead of PS4 at many stores, according to retail sources cited in a new report.
Tue, May 28, 2013 | 15:22 BST
Xbox One doesn’t have a solid release date or a price yet, and still, a record number of pre-orders for the console have been reported by Blockbuster UK.