Tag Archives: game
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 00:05 BST
Xbox One doesn’t even have a release date yet and already GAME and ShopTp are taking pre-orders.
Wed, May 08, 2013 | 16:02 BST
UK retailer GAME has revealed it will try to lessen the impact of the upcoming release drought over the summer with in-store events and other promotions.
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.
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 | 13:22 BST
High-street retailer GAME has become the first retailer in Europe to sell Nintendo’s eShop codes online and in stores. The retailer is selling a number of Wii U and 3DS titles through its website, with six Wii U titles ranging from Singstar at £32.99 to Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge and New Super Mario Bros. U for £41.99.
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.
Wed, Feb 27, 2013 | 12:16 GMT
Mon, Feb 11, 2013 | 11:28 GMT
Michael Pachter has placed the UK games retail sector as ‘a joke’, in relation to companies pricing games lower than the competition in bid to claim the high street.
Wed, Feb 06, 2013 | 17:31 GMT
Fri, Jan 25, 2013 | 14:14 GMT
The high street is in disarray right now with Blockbuster, HMV and Game experiencing turbulent times. VG247′s Dave Cook visits his home city’s remaining indie game stores and asks why they’ve survived.
Thu, Jan 17, 2013 | 19:59 GMT
Mon, Jan 14, 2013 | 16:02 GMT
Not had enough of traversing lush jungles and eliminating an island’s entire animal population? If not, it seems Ubisoft have plenty more Far Cry for players to enjoy. An Ultimate Far Cry collection has been spotted online, starting rumours that the trilogy will soon be available as a single retail package.
Fri, Jan 04, 2013 | 15:58 GMT
GAME has announced a number of store lock-ins in which customers can play various pre-release titles in-store after-hours.
Mon, Nov 12, 2012 | 10:16 GMT
Game is on track to make £20 million in pre-tax earnings for the current financial year, CEO Martyn Gibbs has revealed. Gibbs has also thrown his support behind OpCapita, the group that bought Game when its future hung in the balance last year. The group has just seen the collapse of electronics chain Comet, but Gibbs is still confident in OpCapita’s ability to keep the game retailer afloat.
Tue, Sep 25, 2012 | 12:46 BST
FIFA 13 launches on Friday across the UK, and retailer Game is offering a trade-in deal that can net you the game for just 99p.
Thu, Sep 20, 2012 | 11:47 BST
PS3 Super Slim could be yours for half the price if you trade in your old PS3 slim or Xbox 360 at Game. The retailer has revealed its trade-in deals ahead of the Super Slim’s launch on Friday, September 28th.
Tue, Sep 18, 2012 | 08:12 BST
Wii U is still waiting on official Nintendo pricing for the UK, but retailer Game has jumped the gun and is now pre-selling a Wii U premium bundle with Zombi U thrown in for £349.99. The retailer has other bundles listed too.
Fri, Sep 14, 2012 | 11:16 BST
Gamestation – the UK high street retail chain – is to be no more, following the announcement that parent company Game will be rebranding all stores to fall in line with its brand.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 17:46 BST
GAME group CEO Martyn Gibbs has said the company is researching the possibility of combining the GAME and Gamestation brands, or possibly doing away with one altogether.
Wed, Aug 22, 2012 | 17:08 BST
Tue, Jul 24, 2012 | 08:18 BST
GAME is offering UK consumers a chance to trade in their bog-standard 3DS consoles for a shiny new 3DS XL for just £79.99. If you haven’t got an old one to give away, the retailer is asking £174.99 and has the blue, red and silver models. The 3DS XL launches on July 28 and the trade-in offer is valid through August 9. Pat seems pretty pleased with the new hardware revision so you may wish to consider this tempting offer at length.