UK retailer GAME has re-launched two of its stores under a new brand, GAMEtronics, which will focus on selling pre-owned items.
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It wasn't long ago that GAME, the UK's biggest video game shop chain, nearly collapsed. But those nightmares seem a distant memory now.
Update: All of the £100 new-style Xbox 360s have sold out at GAME's new Xbox shop at the Shoreditch Boxpark in London, we've just confirmed. Thank you those of you who tweeted to tell us.
Video game shop-chain GAME, which this time last year was in dire straits, plans now on opening 18 new shops by July.
High street retailer GAME has secured the exclusive rights to sell digital copies of Wii U and 3DS games in its stores.
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GAME wants to buy up to 45 HMV stores.
GAME is the first UK shop to make Steam Wallet Codes available to buy in-store.
UK video game shop chain GAME has claimed it's in good shape despite the collapse of Comet, also owned by OpCapita.
UK retailer Gamestation will see its website shut down next week, as the company's GAME overlords continue plans to axe the entire Gamestation brand.
Update: GAME Retail boss Martyn Gibbs has spoken about the rebranding decision.
GAME Oxford Street, home of countless UK midnight launches, is closing down.
Blizzard will refund GAME Australia customers who had pre-orders for Diablo 3, the publisher has announced.
It would be "absolutely criminal" for HMV not to take advantage of GAME Group's plight, CEO Simon Fox has said.
Blockbuster has signalled its intent to capture the hearts and minds of UK gamers with the launch of a rewards scheme of its own - one it reckons is the best available.
"Once the boxes had gone, he [the administrator] did a walk around the store. He was asking us what we planned on doing next. If I'm honest, I was a bit short with him. He was saying, 'What are you going to do now - have you got any plans?' And I was like, 'I've just lost my job. I've been doing this job for two-thirds of my working life, if not more than that, working in a game shop. And suddenly I haven't got that option. So no, I don't know what I'm going to do now. First things first, I'm going to make sure I get the money that I'm owed. But I don't know, I don't know what I'm going to do.'
Nintendo is in talks with UK shops over possible Heroes of Ruin exclusivity.
GAME and Gamestation are now selling EA games Mass Effect 3 and FIFA Street in stores and online.
Nintendo games have returned to UK specialist shop GAME with the Pandora's Tower Limited Edition.
It isn't just gargantuan nationwide video game retailers that are shutting up shop. Independent stores are feeling the force of the economic downturn too.
Blockbuster will exclusively sell the Prototype 2 Limited Edition for the attractive price of £34.99.
The GAME Group has asked for its securities to be removed from the stock exchange.
GAME Group's new owner Baker Acquisitions has hired some familiar old faces to drag the video game shop-chain out of the mud.
Administrator PwC has confirmed OpCapita's purchase of GAME UK.
Comet owner OpCapita has reportedly bought GAME.
The GAME and Gamestation websites are back online, following a three day outage as GAME Group entered administration.
Update: Gamestation Elite Cards and GAME Reward Cards have both now been reactivated.
Update: Comet parent company OpCapita has bid again for GAME, according to a new report by The Independent.