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Destiny Ghost Edition pulling a vanishing act from retailers

Enjoying the Destiny beta? Hopefully not so much that you feel persuaded to place a pre-order for the game's Ghost Edition, because UK retailer GAME is just about sold out, according to a recent tweet made by the store's official account. PS4 versions of the Ghost Edition are still available to our...

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UK chain GAME to close dedicated Xbox store

GAME and Microsoft deemed the UK retailer's Xbox store a success, after confirming to MCV the London outlet closes its doors later this month. As MCV notes, the store opened in June 2013 on a short-term lease and with a focus of boosting Xbox One sales at launch. "The short-term contract...

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UK Pokemaniacs can catch Electabuzz, Magmar at GAME in April

In lieu of rabbits who inexplicably birth chocolate eggs, UK video game retailer GAME has opted to celebrate Easter in proper reverence by offering two rare Pokemon to local fans. Here's how it works: Come April 4, anyone who walks into a GAME retail location with a copy of Pokemon X or Y will...

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Batman: Arkham Knight leaked on GAME listing [Update: 10/14 list date]

A listing for Batman: Arkham Knight appeared on the GAME retailer site. While no longer available to view, the game was listed for PS4, Xbox One and PC. A Google search limited to GAME's site shows the listing existed in some capacity before being pulled by the retailer. Update: Game Informer...

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UK retailer GAME forced to pay £3M in back rent fees

British video games retailer GAME has lost a legal case filed by its landlords, and has been ordered to pay £3 million in rent fees accrued during its administration (bankruptcy equivalent) period in 2012, Retail Week reports. GAME's landlords banded together last year in an attempt to...

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UK retailer GAME opens pre-owned focused line of stores

GAME looks to be dipping its feet further into the pre-owned pool with a new line of stores focused heavily on trading used games. As MCV and The Lincolnite report, the UK retailer re-opened two of its oulets as "Gametronics" stores today, with an aim to focus not just on trading second-hand games,...

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Report: GAME preparing to rejoin stock market

2012 wasn't kind to retail chain Game - after closing more than 200 stores in the UK and Ireland, shuttering its Australian division, filing for administration (bankruptcy) and getting delisted from the stock exchange, its operations were purchased by sister investment companies. Luckily for GAME,...

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GAME has Xbox One, PS4 stock for last-minute holiday shoppers

GAME announced it's arranged with Microsoft to receive "thousands" of further Xbox One systems across the next few days, available online and in stores. The UK retailer proclaims that super-duper-last-minute shoppers who order express deliveries before 1PM on December 23 will get their systems in...

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Zelda: A Link Between Worlds music box a collector's edition exclusive

Nintendo Europe's adorable Vine for the adorable Zelda treasure box was adorable, but it was a tad misleading: The musical treasure chest is part of the collector's edition of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds available exclusively at UK retailer Game, and it's not a pre-order bonus. The original...

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GAME giving players early access to next-gen at 'lock-in' events

UK high street outlet GAME is running a special "lock-in" tour of its stores, letting eager customers try out the PS4 and Xbox One in the run-up to the next-gen launches. Over 60 stores will extend their opening hours on select dates in the coming weeks, letting Brits across the fair isle try out...

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