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Industry analyst Michael "Glowing Tooth" Pachter has criticized UK retailers for their constant attempts to undermine each other in videogame price cuts. The situation is nothing more than a joke at this point, according to t...
The OUYA console will start arriving at the homes of its Kickstarter backers in March, but you'll be seeing them in your local shops a scant few months later. An interview with OUYA CEO Julie Uhrman published on the WSJ....
Codemasters has slapped a release date on GRID 2: May 28 in North America, and May 31 in Europe. This will once again be a multiplatform game, hitting up the usual PlayStation 3, PC, and Xbox 360 trio. Maybe we'll see a Wii U...
Now arriving with an alarming consistency, I bring you the latest installment of Office Chat. In this episode, I'm joined again by Jordan Devore and Brett Zeidler as we address the controversy surrounding Star Wars: The...
Dead Space 3 is almost on the horizon now, which means its time for Electronic Arts (in partnership with retailers) to try and get you to confirm your need to play with pre-order inducements. If you were to make an order...
Telltale has announced a North American retail release date for The Walking Dead. In stores on December 11, the critically-acclaimed adventure series will be available on disc for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3. So, if for some re...
Nintendo has informed us that at least 5,000 Wii U kiosks are now available across the United States. You'll find these demo stations at participating retailers, which includes Target, Best Buy, GameStop, Walmart, and Toys R'...
On its Facebook page, Call of Duty: Black Ops - Declassified and Conan developer Nihilistic Software stated that it will be transitioning away from working on retail games and instead focus on downloadable and mobile games go...
The Wikipad, the first tablet with a console-style gamepad controller, will be released this fall for $499. Retailer GameStop has partnered with Wikipad to kick off pre-orders on September 7, and they're working it out so tha...
Popular online retailer Amazon has unveiled a new service designed specifically for the ever-growing free-to-play market. Game Connect provides an easy space for developers to link their freemium titles, and allows users to m...
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...
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...
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'...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 &...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
[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....
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...
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...
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...
Social media are hard to use, aren't they? Earlier this morning, @gamedigital -- the Twitter account for UK retailer GAME -- tweeted that "This morning we're at an EA presentation, where we hope to see some pretty cool games...
A number of retailers across the United Kingdom have said that, if publishers were to drop online passes and start offering better business terms, they'd be happy to offer a slice of pre-owned sales profits.  "As a retai...
There's a whole bunch of good news from this leaked GameStop document for the PlayStation Vita launch. This comes courtesy of Destructoid reader Josh H, so high fives to him. On this list we found Vita launch titles and their...
We're rounding up Black Friday deals now but this one is good enough for its own story. Walmart has a $199.96 PS3 bundle set for this Friday. It it you'll get a 160GB PS3 "Slim" and two games: LittleBigPlanet 2: Special ...
BioWare points us to the Mass Effect 3 N7 Collector's Edition today. This $79.99 pack comes with a ton of goodies, including an art book, a metal case, a comic, a patch, prints, the soundtrack and a whole bunch of DLC. Here's...
Damn. I knew that there would be the dedicated few to jump on board with Activision's Call of Duty Elite social program, but this is already bigger than I thought it would be. In an earnings call it was revealed that GameStop...
It's stating the obvious that the rise of Steam and the shift towards a digital marketplace for games has helped developers find success for niche and breakthrough titles. Developer Paradox Interactive has decided after doing...
Walmart will let you play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 before it's officially released. Play, not buy. Still, that's pretty cool. The world's largest retailer sends word that tournaments will kick off in more than 2,70...
Here I was thinking that I wouldn't have to worry about Black Friday coverage for a couple of weeks. Walmart blows that all up by announcing a pre-Black Friday sale, set for this Saturday at 11 a.m. Xbox 360 Kinect bundles ha...
Dino Patti, boss of Limbo studio PlayDead, has criticized the videogames retail business. Calling it broken, Patti has questioned the need for physical products that require installing, and believes the entire system has been...
It is the season for deals, and it's only going to get better as the year goes on. Deal North is on the job! Target is coming out swinging with a buy two, get one free deal, good on any videogame, including PC games. Being ne...
Toys R Us has announced that locations nationwide will be open late to make sure players can get their hands on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 just as soon as Activision will allow them to sell it. Gamers will be able to...
Despite that rest of the world is still eagerly awaiting the release of Rocksteady's highly anticipated and critically acclaimed sequel to its 2009 hit, Australia has become the first place where you can buy Batman: Arkham Ci...
Cave Story is coming to 3DS, which is exciting news for fans of the cult smash platform title. However, publisher NIS America isn't exactly jumping for joy. President Haru Akenaga is worried about the game, claiming NIS ...