Tag Archives: walmart
Sun, Dec 01, 2013 | 23:26 GMT
Xbox One and Xbox 360 reportedly accounted for 61% of all console purchases at target and Walmart over the Thanksgiving sales weekend.
Tue, Nov 12, 2013 | 21:33 GMT
Sat, Oct 19, 2013 | 15:31 BST
Zoo Tycoon on Xbox One will be a timed, physical exclusive for Walmart, Microsoft has told IGN, however, those who prefer a digital version will still be able to download the title through the Xbox Games Store. The exclusivity period will last from November 22 – January 31. The game will be made available on Xbox 360 at all major retailers.
Wed, Aug 28, 2013 | 16:43 BST
Xbox One was rumoured to be launching on November 8, according to an alleged source close to retailer Walmart. Now, a source said to be close to Microsoft has spoken up to say that the console will drop after this date.
Tue, Aug 27, 2013 | 23:31 BST
Xbox One could launch on November 8, according to a leaked email said to have originated from a source close to retailer Walmart.
Wed, Aug 21, 2013 | 09:19 BST
Walmart will begin taking a second round of Xbox One and PlayStation 4 pre-orders from August 24th, the company has announced.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 | 09:14 GMT
UK supermarket chain ASDA is rumoured to be in talks with HMV administrators Deloitte to put in a bid for the troubled games, music and movies retailer.
Thu, Nov 08, 2012 | 15:01 GMT
Walmart has revealed its Black Friday gaming deals, and according to the mega retail chain’s ad, it will have over 30 games on sale for $15. It also notes that over 25 other titles will be on sale for $10, while another 40-plus can be yours for $25. The later sale includes such titles as Epic Mickey 2, Dishonored, FIFA 13, Just Dance 4, Madden 13, and XCOM. The Xbox 360 Skylanders Starter Kit will also be on sale for $149 and comes with a 4GB console. A PS3 bundle complete with an inFamous Pack and the Uncharted bundle will run you $199. Check out the ad here. Don’t stomp people when rushing the doors now, it’s not nice. Thanks, Kotaku.
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 | 16:34 BST
Fri, Jun 08, 2012 | 05:29 BST
Destructoid reports our US brethren can score a free game if they pick up a Vita console from Walmart before June 9. The games on offer are Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational, Little Deviants, MLB 12: The Show, ModNation Racers: Road Trip, Reality Fighter, Uncharted: Golden Abyss and Unit 13.
Thu, May 24, 2012 | 14:21 BST
Thu, May 10, 2012 | 02:24 BST
Square Enix has outlined a number of pre-order bonuses for Hitman: Absolution, including exclusive weapons and suits.
Wed, Mar 14, 2012 | 16:11 GMT
GAME has just ten days to save itself from going into administration, but has been contacted by US retailer Walmart about a possible takeover from the latter.
Sun, Feb 05, 2012 | 22:03 GMT
Kotaku notes US retailers are already putting Vita games on shelves, scoring a copy of ModNation Racers: Roadtrip at Walmart. Officially, the earliest you can get your hands on a Vita in the US is February 15, as part of Sony’s VIP early access edition, with general release on February 22. A Wi-Fi only model will run you $249, and a 3G-enabled version goes for $299.
Fri, Feb 03, 2012 | 18:04 GMT
NPD has announced it’s reached an agreement with Walmart, which will allow the firm to include the retail giant’s sales data in its monthly games industry report. Information from both physical and an online outlets will be included. The agreement also includes data from other offerings the chain sells, which NPD also tracks, such as toys, home items, apparel, etcetera. “This agreement is truly a game changer for NPD and for the industry,” said NPD president and COO Karyn Schoenbart. “With Walmart data, we will be able to provide our clients with world class information and solidify our leadership position as the premier source of market insight in our industries. We look forward to offering our clients the best information ever for understanding their customers in order to drive better decisions and grow their businesses.” Thanks, IndustryGamers.
Sun, Nov 27, 2011 | 21:46 GMT
Cyber Monday, Thanksgiving’s other major US sales day, kicks off in a few hours. Here’s a run down of some of the best deals, including a number of dirt-cheap Xbox 360 consoles.
Fri, Nov 25, 2011 | 15:17 GMT
The LA Times reports that a San Fernando resident shopping for games at a Walmart Black Friday sale was pepper-sprayed by what he called a “competitive shopper.” Matthew Lopez, 18, was attacked inside the store. By the time he got to the games section, the display was torn down and employees were having to pick up copies of games and DVDs that were scattered on the floor. Another customer said that screaming began when 100 people started shoving over Xbox 360s and Wiis.
There’s more through the link.
Thu, Nov 10, 2011 | 17:51 GMT
Tue, Aug 30, 2011 | 08:09 BST
US retailer Walmart’s said that a price reduction of the 4Gb Xbox 360 and Kinect bundle from last week was a mere error, saying it was “mistakenly labeled as a rollback.” However, until either next Monday or while stock lasts, it will honour the reduction in price. Microsoft insisted that it was not the prologue to an official price-cut announcement, telling Joystiq that Walmart had “made an independent decision to implement this temporary price cut.”
Fri, Aug 26, 2011 | 08:41 BST
Be strong, soldiers. Not long now and you can play Deus Ex all weekend.