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RadioShack closing 1,100 stores nationwide

Electronics and video game retailer RadioShack is closing 1,100 of its stores in the United States after a disappointing holiday sales performance, Reuters reports. RadioShack's stock dropped by 23 percent after the company announced a quarterly loss this week. Its planned store closures...

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Over 60 percent of Sony Stores to be closed

Sony announced a restructuring of its Sony Electronics division, resulting in the closure of 20 Sony Stores across the United States. The restructuring will affect approximately 1,000 employees "across all sites," which Sony says will amount to a staff reduction of one-third by the end of the...

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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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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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Xbox One online games store is live

Microsoft's web store for Xbox One is now open for business. The store offers players a means of buying Xbox One games through their PC, which will then download to their console, much like Microsoft's online store in the past. The store features screens and videos for games, a "related games"...

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Leisure Suit Larry: Reloaded creeps to retail October 29

Leisure Suit Larry: Reloaded is getting a boxed retail version, which will hit store shelves on October 29. The game is a remake of the first game in the series, and features music by Austin Wintory, the composer of Journey's Grammy-nominated soundtrack. Reloaded earned $655,182 on Kickstarter...

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Report: UK retail sales climb for first time in four years

The UK games market moved 5.17 million boxed games in the last month, a sum that has broke the region's 59-month streak of gradually declining sales, CVG reports. The total is a 45 percent year-on-year increase and the first growth for games retail in the UK since December 2008. MCV reports...

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Report: Nintendo UK planning Wii U awareness strategy with Tesco

Nintendo UK is planning a marketing effort with Tesco to boost customer awareness of the Wii U in an effort to address that "many people out there that don't know what this is," Nintendo UK's marketing director Shelly Pearce told MCV. The marketing push will include a purchase of in-store space...

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PlayStation 4 Killzone bundles confirmed for Europe

Two PS4 Killzone Shadow Fall bundles have been confirmed for Europe. The first is a basic set with PS4, one controller and Killzone: Shadow Fall at €439. The second includes the console, a second DualShock, PlayStation Camera and Killzone: Shadow Fall for €499. The price is in-line...

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Play Xbox One early at a few Microsoft Stores

Microsoft's Major Nelson is embarking upon a tour of the United States and Canada, opening new Microsoft Stores and visiting existing ones in order to show off the Xbox One to the general public. Obviously we're too scared to go outside too cool for large groups, but if you live in Massachusetts,...

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