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6:00 PM on 06.21.2012

THQ offers more Darksiders II if you buy directly

THQ may have shifted gears when it comes to the once-planned downloadable content expansion of Saints Row, but things have not totally changed over there in regards to their DLC strategy. In a press release today, the publish...

Conrad Zimmerman





1:30 PM on 05.14.2012

GameStop now sells Steam Wallet cards in the U.S.

As rumored last week, GameStop will indeed sell vouchers that allow customers to add funds to their Steam Wallet, opening a new segment of gamers to the platform's hard-to-ignore sales. These gift cards are available as of to...

Jordan Devore

11:15 AM on 05.11.2012

GameStop removes PSP games from 25% of stores

Man, I LOVE the PSP, but even I can't believe how much GameStop store space goes to the system. There's usually a big rack packed with used games in gunky boxes, and every time I see one of these racks I wonder how long they'...

Dale North

4:00 PM on 04.11.2012

Hitman: Absolution special ed, retailer bonuses revealed

The return of Agent 47 is nearing. If you want him to arrive at your home in style, Square Enix would like you to consider the Hitman: Absolution "Professional Edition," now available for pre-order. The package, which re...

Conrad Zimmerman

11:30 AM on 03.30.2012

Pachter: Orbis/PS4 to suffer if it blocks used games

Industry analyst Michael "Bumblecrumbs" Pachter has responded to rumors that Sony's next generation PlayStation will block used games, believing that the pros are far outweighed by the cons. According to the smooth opera...

Jim Sterling

8:00 PM on 03.27.2012

Capcom launching retail store in Japan

Great news for Japanese shoppers and anyone planning a trip overseas soon. Capcom has decided to open a retail shop under the bright lights of the Odaiba in the Tokyo area on April 14th. There are plans to have in store event...

Hiroko Yamamura

10:30 AM on 03.21.2012

GAME officially files for administration

Well, looks like the final nail is being driven into GAME's coffin at an inexorable, torturous, pace. Following weeks of humiliating failures, the UK retailer has finally filed for administration, having been unable to find a...

Jim Sterling

2:00 AM on 03.20.2012

GAME not quite dead yet but it's definitely looking pale

GAME, the failing UK videogame retailer, has not been having a good year so far. A string of major releases never appeared on the shop's shelves, preoders were cancelled and things were looking gloomy. The GAME Group needed &...

Fraser Brown

8:00 AM on 03.13.2012

GAME not stocking Ninja Gaiden 3, WO3, Raccoon City

As if you needed telling by now, it has been revealed that GAME will be unable to stock Ninja Gaiden 3, Warriors Orochi 3 or Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, all scheduled for launch this month.  Koei itself announ...

Jim Sterling

10:30 AM on 03.09.2012

GAME reportedly preparing to go bankrupt

If you check your Twitter feed today, you might see a few updates reading, "RIP GAME," or expressing similar sentiments. That's all because of a new report in MCV claiming that the UK retailer is now prepared to go into admin...

Jim Sterling

8:40 AM on 03.06.2012

GAME won't stock Street Fighter X Tekken, Asura's Wrath

The parade of indignity just hasn't stopped marching for the United Kingdom's biggest game retailer. Recently, GAME has had to announce that it couldn't stock The Last Story, nor could it sell Mass Effect 3. Now, Capcom revea...

Jim Sterling

8:00 AM on 02.29.2012

GAME won't be selling Mass Effect 3

UK retailer GAME has announced that it will not be stocking Mass Effect 3, one of the biggest games of the year. This news follows previous announcements that the chain wouldn't be stocking The Last Story, and until recently ...

Jim Sterling





11:30 AM on 02.20.2012

Vita games: Buy 2 get 1 free at some retailers

[Update: Our friends at CheapAssGamer.com say that Amazon.com are also matching the buy two, get one free offer. Nice!] Select PlayStation Vita games fall under a promotion that has you getting one free after buying two....

Dale North

3:15 PM on 02.03.2012

Game changer: NPD to receive Walmart sales data

The games industry has looked to NPD game sales data for their reports and analysis, but we could never put too much stock into the numbers as they did not include the data from the world's largest retailer, Walmart. That cha...

Dale North

5:00 PM on 01.28.2012

The Binding of Isaac gets a grotesque retail edition

It was only a few days ago that online retailer, Merge Games, announced they would be selling a retail version of Terraria, a collectors edition no less. Now another of my favorite indie games from last year is getting a reta...

Fraser Brown

7:15 PM on 01.25.2012

Terraria is about to get physical

Terraria has been keeping its players amused with mining, building, fighting and treasure hunting since May last year. It's a pretty significant amount of players as well, most likely, with Re-Logic managing to shift over a m...

Fraser Brown