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HMV: We respect GAME
HMV has spoken of its respect for specialist GAME in a new interview with MCV. The firm’s commercial manager for games Jonathan Hayes said that both HMV and GAME were united in offering something that kept consumers away from online retailers – such as Play and Amazon – and supermarkets. …Read More »
Amazon PlayTV claims dismissed
Sony has said that its upcoming PS3 Freeview tuner PlayTV is not being lined up for a European launch this July, with its actual shelf date remaining TBC. Amazon yesterday listed the device for launch on July 31st, with a price of just 59.99, though both the date and price …Read More »
Retail rakes it in after 360 cut
Retail has hailed Microsoft’s mission to hit the mainstream after dropping its entry-level SKU to under 160 – and stores have seen sales rocket following the cut. MCVUK.com revealed this week (via ChartTrack figures) that the console enjoyed a 36 per cent rise in sales after three days at its …Read More »
Amazon to enter game downloads market?
Online shopping giant Amazon.com has hinted at its plans to develop a mechanism for electronic game distribution in an online job advertisment. The ad states that the company is looking for a full-time software development engineer to join the ‘Software and Video Games Digital Technology team’. To read the story …Read More »
Amazon to launch Steam, GameTap competitor?
Digital game distribution service could be in the worksRead More »
Tesco rules online roost
Tesco Direct has retained the top spot in a table of 100 retail websites, with a score of 8 out of 10 for January. A list of 100 retail websites has been compiled by the Retail Bulletin and SiteMorse, with the first 125 pages of each retailer’s website being tested …Read More »