Tag Archives: hmv
Thu, Jun 30, 2011 | 15:31 BST
Purveyors of UK entertainment merchandise, HMV, announced today that they’ve experienced huge losses over the last year, with video games specifically “underperforming.”
Wed, Jun 29, 2011 | 11:22 BST
UK retailer HMV will not accept trade-ins of Resident Evil: The Mercenaries as part of its RePlay scheme, VG247 has learnt.
Mon, May 16, 2011 | 16:28 BST
Tue, Apr 12, 2011 | 00:26 BST
UK retailer HMV is offering a free app for your Android phone or iDevice, with a disarmingly charming set of features encouraging you to get in on some trade-in action.
Sun, Mar 27, 2011 | 11:18 BST
Lauren Wainwright talks to Nintendo and others as 3DS slams into Europe ahead of its US launch on Sunday, finding the manufacturer bullish and the fans wowed by core gaming’s biggest portable launch to date.
Fri, Mar 25, 2011 | 12:07 GMT
Nintendo has released 3DS in the UK, packing HMV on London’s Oxford Street for the console’s major EU launch. Lauren Wainwright sent back pictures, interviews and details on the release of Nintendo’s biggest hardware yet.
Mon, Mar 21, 2011 | 15:18 GMT
Nintendo’s announced that over 1,200 stores across UK and Ireland will open for the European launch of 3DS this Friday.
Tue, Mar 22, 2011 | 08:25 GMT
It’s coming – on Friday in the EU and Sunday for Americans. We’ve got everything you could possibly want to know about 3DS’s launch, including details of all release events and impressions of the launch titles we’ve played.
Wed, Mar 09, 2011 | 10:13 GMT
HMV’s announced its launch night plans for 3DS, confirming that flagship stores in London and Liverpool will see the new handheld in from March 24.
Wed, Jan 05, 2011 | 08:34 GMT
Thu, Dec 02, 2010 | 23:09 GMT
Def Jam Rapstar, in association with Atlantic Records UK, has announced it will offer a record deal to the winner of Def Jam Rapstar’s nationwide search for Britain’s best new Rapper.
Fri, Nov 26, 2010 | 09:09 GMT
Maybe this didn’t work out quite as planned.
Mon, Sep 13, 2010 | 19:31 BST
After ten years working on the IP, Bungie says farewell to Halo with the launch of its final game, Halo: Reach, at midnight tonight.
Want to know about the openings? Planing on getting it with a fresh loaf down at the supermarket in the morning? We’ve got you covered.
Thu, May 20, 2010 | 14:53 BST
Konami has announced that Hideo Kojima and and art director Yoji Shinkawa will be in London for two days, as part of their World Tour promoting the release of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker.
They’ll be signing things too.
Wed, Apr 21, 2010 | 16:23 BST
UK retailer HMV has outed what appears to be the name of the oft rumored Bond racing game from Bizzare, and it’s listed as James Bond: Bloodstone.
Thu, Jan 21, 2010 | 08:32 GMT
Mon, Nov 30, 2009 | 13:38 GMT
Look at this, Radiohead.
Originally retailing for £225, HMV has cut the price of the PSPgo to £148.99 on its website.
This is only for the black SKU though: the white PSPgo is £199.99, which is £25 cheaper then RRP. But if you want one, black is the way to go.
Tue, Nov 03, 2009 | 09:23 GMT
Our invitation for the November 9 London Modern Warfare 2 launch turned up yesterday. See pictures of the invite and wrist band after the break.
There’s going to be a Leicester Square cinema screening following by a midnight opening at HMV Trocadero, which starts at 9.00pm.
The invite includes the words “camouflage carpet” three times. And it only includes an Xbox 360 logo – no other platform information.
Take a look.
Wed, Sep 30, 2009 | 10:01 BST
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 Tekken baseball caps (only on PS3, apparently; and Gamestation has an indispensable Tekken Calendar (again…).
You cannot say fairer than that. It’s out on October 30.
Thu, Sep 03, 2009 | 18:30 BST
HMV has revealed that UK and Ireland sales were up by 12.5 percent and like-for-like up 1.7 percent, for the 18 weeks leading up to August 29 with sales up 4.4 percent across the whole group.
“In a tough consumer environment, the Group has made a solid start to the new financial year,” said CEO Simon Fox. “Our plans for the peak selling period are in good shape, and with a strong line-up across all product categories our focus is on providing our customers with the very best offers for Christmas.
“The strategic initiatives that comprise our three-year plan are on track, and beyond this we are continuing to drive new initiatives for further growth.”
HMV also revealed plans to acquire 50 percent of 7digital £7.7 million. 7digital will now become “the sole supplier of HMVs digital operations, with its catalog of over six million digital music tracks as well as video entertainment,” reports GI.biz.
“Combining our experience in digital and HMV’s brand, customer base and wealth of experience in music, video, games and book retail, we are creating a powerful force in digital entertainment,” said Ben Drury, CEO of 7digital.
“With consumer adoption of legal digital media now reaching the mass-market, this joint venture partnership is great news for our customers and suppliers.”
More through the link.