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Wed, Mar 04, 2009 | 10:32 GMT
[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?
So you probably won’t buy it from them, then.
Tue, Feb 10, 2009 | 23:38 GMT
EUK’s former games bossman John Stanhope has a new job with Tesco as its senior buying manager, says MCV.
Stanhope was previously Woolworths’ head of the commercial division before the chain went under in November 2008.
Entertianment director for Tesco, Rob Salter, said that “John has the respect and trust of the industry and the appointment will enable us to continue to work closely with our partners as we drive the business forward.”
Good for John. Hope all Woolworths employees are as lucky.
Wed, Oct 15, 2008 | 10:59 BST
Come on, Tesco. You can do better than this. The retailer has sent out another email to customers who bought a copy of Saints Row 2 for £16 from its website yesterday, only to be later told the firm had “not been able to obtain an item in your order”. This was shortly after the price went back up to £40.
Tesco’s first email said, “We apologise”. This one says, “We sincerely apologise”. Maybe the third one will say, “We’ll give you the product we advertised at the price we advertised it at.”
Nah. Course not. Thanks, ecu.
Thank you for your recent order for the Saints 2 Row PS3 game from Tesco.com.
Unfortunately, there was an error in the price at the time that you placed your order, and as a result we have had to cancel your order. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions on the Tesco.com entertainment site for further details of our acceptance policy.
If you would like to re-order the product, it is available on our website for £39.97.
We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.
Tesco Customer Service
Tue, Oct 14, 2008 | 22:33 BST
Tesco is now informing all those who took advantage of the seemingly fantastic deal of Saints Row 2 PS3 for £15.97 that the order is cancelled.
The mail reads:
Dear Mr ——-,
We are sorry to inform you that we have not been able to obtain an item in your order.
Don’t worry, we won’t charge you for this item, but this may affect some of the promotions in your order.Your new order summary is shown at the foot of this email.
The item that we were unable to obtain is:
1 x Saints Row 2
Cancelled on Tuesday 14 October 2008
We apologise that we have been unable to fulfil every item in your order on this occasion, but hope that you will return to shop with Tesco.com Entertainment in the future.
It was bound to happen in the end after the retailer raised the price to £39.97 earlier this morning.
Bet they could “obtain the item” for those who paid fourty quid for it.
By Mike Bowden
Tue, Oct 14, 2008 | 09:51 BST
Tue, Oct 14, 2008 | 08:38 BST
Tesco appears to be selling the PS3 version of Saints Row 2 for £15.97.
See for yourself. Buy one, quick.
Fri, Aug 22, 2008 | 09:11 BST
Speaking with MCV, Tesco’s Matthew Cushway – a member of the MCV Retail Advisory Board – has said that retailers who “stick with PS2 this Christmas will reap the benefits.”
“PlayStation 2 still has a key part to play in the gaming market this year,” he said. “It seems some people forget that for a large number of young families the outlay for a new console is a major decision and is simply not an option in the current economy.”
“With the PlayStation 2 install base I believe that many younger-skewed games will again perform very well this year,” he went on.
“Retailers who stick with the PS2 format for Christmas this year will reap the benefits.”
More PS2 love through the link.
By Mike Bowden
Wed, Jun 04, 2008 | 09:12 BST
Future and Tesco have announced plans to release a free games magazine in Tesco’s 425 UK branches.
The first mag to come out of the deal will be called Hot Summer Games, and will have a print run of 1 million copies. The Gamesradar team’s writing the copy.
“We are delighted to be working in partnership with Tesco on this landmark games magazine – utilising Future’s editorial expertise to inform and guide Tesco customers to the best games for them and their families,” said Future’s Lee Nutter.
“Working with the UK’s leading retailer further cements Future’s number one position in the games market.”
Mon, Apr 21, 2008 | 11:19 BST
There was a story knocking around yesterday saying UK retailer Tesco was going to start selling GTA IV on April 25 – see it on PlayStation Beyond – and the theme seems to be catching: this piece on Grrr.pl reckons the game’s going to launch in Poland on the same date.
You lucky Poles. If that Tesco thing turns out to be bollocks, just get yourself over to Warsaw for the day next week. It’s supposed to be pretty this time of year.
Tue, Apr 15, 2008 | 14:58 BST
Says so here. Tesco already offers music for download, but is now to add video and games to its service.
“The new Tesco Digital site is more than a music download portal – we wanted to create an exciting and easy-to-use entertainment shop that Tesco customers of all ages and technical ability can use and trust,” said Graham Harris, commercial director at Tesco. “We’re starting out with a comprehensive music offering, but customers can expect downloadable TV and films as well as games to buy very soon.”
Good for you, Graham. The new site launches next month.