Tag Archives: GAME UK
Tue, May 07, 2013 | 15:20 BST
GAME has paid off paid private investment firm OpCapita and its backers £3.2 million in interest and “monitoring fees” toward the £103 million it owes the firm after brokered a deal to get the retailer out of administration. The figure was paid towards the balance in four months and the remaining balance will have 7.5% interest rate attached. GAME boss Martyn Gibbs told The Guardian the chain is expected to make £20 million in profit for the period ending July 31, and it plans to open 18 new stores during that time. Thanks, MCV.
Thu, Apr 25, 2013 | 13:11 BST
UK retailer Game has launched the UK’s first dedicated free-to-play platform called – surprisingly – ‘Free 2 Play’. The hub has launched now and contains three games, with more on the way.
Fri, Apr 19, 2013 | 15:24 BST
GAME has announced a partnerships with Nintendo in which eShop codes will be sold through the retailer online and in-store starting today. The agreement will allow GAME to be the exclusive retailer to sell the codes, which will be issued via till receipt for in-store purchases or email when purchased online. Once activated, codes can be entered into the Nintendo eShop through 3DS or Wii U. For customers in the UK, GAME is also offering an extra 25% trade-in value on selected game trade-ins against Nintendo eShop purchases in store.
Thu, Feb 21, 2013 | 09:05 GMT
PS4 was only just revealed by Sony this morning, but UK retailer GAME is already taking pre-orders for the powerhouse new console.
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 | 14:52 GMT
GAME stores in the UK will be hosting another set of lock-ins, this time, the featured title is Tomb Raider.
Tue, Jan 22, 2013 | 12:56 GMT
Gears of War: Judgment publisher Microsoft has teamed up with GAME UK to hold a series of store lock-ins, which will see gamers locked in their local store with the game. Participants will get the chance to be among the first gamers to go hands-on with People Can Fly and Epic Game’s shooter.
Fri, Nov 30, 2012 | 10:28 GMT
Game stores are to begin selling Steam wallets in-store as part of a charge for the PC market. Does mixing digital currency and physical retail stores make sense? Find out below.
Thu, Mar 29, 2012 | 11:26 BST
Wed, Nov 16, 2011 | 15:10 GMT
GAME has reported a year-on-year sales decline across the board, with accessories, hardware, pre-owned and software all down for the 41-week period ending November 12.
Fri, Sep 16, 2011 | 16:22 BST
HMV is doing something a bit mental as the launch day for Gears of War 3 draws night: it’s selling the game for a mere £1.99. There’s a catch though, of course, but not a massive one.
Sun, Jun 13, 2010 | 11:07 BST
Tue, Apr 13, 2010 | 14:58 BST
UK retailer GAME has started slapping warning stickers on pre-owned games so that potential buyers are aware ahead of time that DLC bonuses on used games are not the same as the unused counterparts.