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  • GAME and Gamestation selling digital PS3 titles

    Following last month’s introduction of digital PC content in store, the bricks and mortar UK high street chain is to start selling digital first-party PS3 releases as of today.

  • Gamestation adds and then pulls GTA V listing

    Another day, another GTA V spotting or rumor hits, and then is debunked or removed, respectively from the net. Today’s latest comes from a Gamestation listing of pre-orders and release dates spotted by Gamerzines, which was subsequently pulled and replaced with another list with nary a mention of GTA V. Rockstar has yet to confirm […]

  • GameStation defends "sexist" advertisments

    UK store chain GameStation has gone on the defensive after an in-store marketing campaign was described as “openly sexist” by a female employee.

  • 1,200 stores to open for 3DS launch in UK and Ireland

    Nintendo’s announced that over 1,200 stores across UK and Ireland will open for the European launch of 3DS this Friday.

  • GAME and GameStation report 40% drop in Wii and DS sales

    UK super retailers GAME and GameStation are reporting a 40 percent drop in Nintendo hardware sales year-to-date on both DS and Wii.

  • GameStation turns pawnbroker

    GameStation has started a new scheme which allows punters to sell their games and consoles for cash; then buy them back at a later date.

  • GAME reviewing staff working hours

    GAME employees have just been told their working hours are to be reviewed as part of a group-wide shake-up.

  • Something "major" happening at GAME and GameStation stores this morning

    VG247 has learnt that all Game and Gamestation stores were told on Friday they would be opening half an hour later today as the result of a staff meeting this morning at 9.00am GMT.

  • GAME to axe 247 jobs, 43 stores to be shut

    GAME’s announced it is to close 43 of its stores as well as drop 247 jobs.

  • Pre-order Tekken 6 in the UK, get hats, lapel pins

    Admit it. You’ve always wanted a Tekken hat. Fortune smiles on you this morning, then, thanks to the announcement of Tekken 6’s pre-order bonuses for the UK. For the early fight adopters in the audience, Game has special collector cards (PS3, 360); HMV has t-shirts (PS3, 360); Play.com has lapel pins (PS3, 360); Blockbuster has […]

  • Play lists DJ Hero at £90, Game and GameStation stuck at £110

    Play.com’s now listing DJ Hero at £90, a significant climb-down from initial pre-order levels of £108. HMV’s still punting the game for £100, while GameStation’s got it up for an amazing £110. So has Game. Still no word at all on the Renegade Edition‘s pricing.

  • PSP Go now pre-ordering in UK for £230

    Both Game and GameStation are offering pre-orders on PSP Go for £230. The revamp is to cost $250 in the US and €250 on “the mainland”. It’s out October 1. Thanks, PocketGamer.

  • Retailer Game posts record financial profit and turnover

    Retailer Game has posted record financial results for its fiscal year which ended January 31, 2009. Reporting turnover gains of £1.97 billion (up 32 percent) and a profit of £126.2 million (up 68 percent), Game chairman Peter Lewis attributes the success to the chain’s international expansion and the acquisition of Gamestation. “These were exceptional results […]

  • British man finds ecstasy tablets in used GTA game

    A British man found some “ecstasy tablets” in one of the used GTA games he purchased at a GameStation in Gloucestershire. “When I opened the box up, the cling film wrap fell out. I could not believe it. I have two children and my son plays Xbox all the time. He could easily have opened […]

  • GameStation doing 200-store midnight RE5 launch tomorrow

    GameStation’s opening 200 stores across the UK at midnight tomorrow for the launch of Resident Evil 5. Said Martyn Gibbs, chain MD: “This game is arguably the biggest launch so far this year and we wanted to make sure our customers could buy the game as soon as it’s available. “Our midnight openings always go […]

  • LittleBigPlanet drops to below £18 at Play and Tesco [Update]

    [Update – It’s £13 on Amazon. That’s a bit stupid. Thanks, tenthousandgothsonacid.] Play.com is offering LittleBigPlanet for £17.99, which, in the parlance of the gutter, is fucking cheap. Tesco, not be outdone, has gone even cheaper: how does £17.96 sound? The Media Molecule award-winner currently costs £40 from both Game and Gamestation. So you probably […]

  • Win a Dawn of War II Space Marine statue from GameStation

    Fancy the thought of a life-size Blood Raven Space Marine guarding your living room? UK residents should head on over to the official Dawn of War II Facebook page and sign up to be a fan: you may just win one of your very own. Standing over 2 meters (6.5 feet) high, statues are now […]

  • Sonic Unleashed drops to half price at GameStation

    GameStation’s dropped Sonic Unleashed to £19.57 in its deal of the day, as you can see here. The news is even better if you’re a PS2 owner: the game’s yours for £9.78. Buy. With impunity. Thanks, Peter!

  • Fallout 3 drops to £19.57 at GameStation

    Told you so. GameStation’s dropped Fallout 3 to a practically unbelievable £19.57. It’s at this price for one day only, so if you don’t already own it, here’s your chance. Quick!

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