Tag Archives: game
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.
Mon, Jul 09, 2012 | 10:55 BST
After the cancellation of its own GAMEfest 2012 show, GAME has added its support to the Eurogamer Expo by becoming the retail sponsor of the event. The retailer is expected to offer special deals on games being exhibited at the show.
The Eurogamer Expo takes place between September 27-30 at London’s Earls Court. Tickets are available via the EG Expo web pages.
Fri, Jul 06, 2012 | 02:02 BST
GAME and GameStation are offering UK Mario fans the chance to nab an exclusive cartridge case with pre-orders of New Super Mario Bros 2. The case is shaped like one of the 3DS effort’s bazillion coins and hold a single cartridge; hit the break to see a photo courtesy of TinyCartridge. Meanwhile, US fans can order online at GameStop to score a Mario pin. New Super Marios Bros 2 hits 3DS on August 17.
Mon, Jun 25, 2012 | 01:43 BST
PriceWaterhouseCoopers has confirmed the GAME Australia’s administration has ended in full liquidation, with no hope of reprieve.
Fri, Jun 22, 2012 | 11:13 BST
The new PlayStation 3 SKU will feature a 320GB white PS3 slim console, two white DualShock controllers and a 90 day PlayStation Plus Subscription. GAME has secured exclusive UK retail rights, MCV has reported. The bundle will be available from next week, Friday June 29 and is available to pre-order from GAME’s website.
Tue, Jun 19, 2012 | 06:17 BST
Administrator Pricewaterhouse Coopers has confirmed all remaining GAME Australia stores will close.
Thu, May 31, 2012 | 07:05 BST
Publisher Nordic Games has acquired the Scandinavian arm of struggling international retailer GAME.