Retail husks: inside Edinburgh’s last indie game stores
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Retail husks: inside Edinburgh’s last indie game stores

The high street is in disarray right now with Blockbuster, HMV and Game experiencing turbulent times. VG247′s Dave Cook visits his home city’s remaining indie game stores and asks why they’ve survived. Scotland is known for many things, and I’m not talking the old stereotypes of ginger hair, Groundskeeper Willie’s or the shrill caterwauling of ... Read More»
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Gamestation.co.uk closing down next week
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Gamestation.co.uk closing down next week

Gamestation is currently in the transition to becoming fully absorbed by the Game brand, and with it, the closure of Gamestation’s official web site and store looms on the horizon. Get the details below. MCV reports that gamestation.co.uk is indeed closing next week – October 29th to be precise. The site reports that all existing ... Read More»
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Gamestation no more: all stores to be rebranded as Game
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Gamestation no more: all stores to be rebranded as Game

Gamestation – the UK high street retail chain – is to be no more, following the announcement that parent company Game will be rebranding all stores to fall in line with its brand. MCV reports that the announcement was made during a Game conference this morning. The move will see all Gamestation stores across the ... Read More»
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GAME and Gamestation brand separation being reviewed, says CEO
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GAME and Gamestation brand separation being reviewed, says CEO

GAME group CEO Martyn Gibbs has said the company is researching the possibility of combining the GAME and Gamestation brands, or possibly doing away with one altogether. Speaking with MCV, Gibbs said the group is doing extensive research with “store teams and various different gamer sets across the UK,” to determine what is needed or ... Read More»
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New Super Mario Bros 2 pre-orders nab gold-ish accessories
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New Super Mario Bros 2 pre-orders nab gold-ish accessories

GAME and GameStation are offering UK Mario fans the chance to nab an exclusive cartridge case with pre-orders of New Super Mario Bros 2. The case is shaped like one of the 3DS effort’s bazillion coins and hold a single cartridge; hit the break to see a photo courtesy of TinyCartridge. Meanwhile, US fans can ... Read More»
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Witcher 2 Enhanced will be available at GAME, Gamestation, pre-orders honored
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Witcher 2 Enhanced will be available at GAME, Gamestation, pre-orders honored

GAME, Gamestation and Namco Bandai Partners UK have confirmed that The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings – Enhanced Edition for Xbox 360 will be available at all GAME and Gamestation stores across the UK on the April 17. Customers who have pre-ordered the Dark Edition and the standard edition will receive the game at launch. ... Read More»
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GAME, GameStation websites return online
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GAME, GameStation websites return online

GAME and GameStation‘s online portals have now returned online. The two websites have been down since its parent owner GAME Group went into administration on Monday morning. Worth noting as well that GAME and GameStation’s sites are carrying the Kinect Star Wars Xbox 360 hardware bundle again. GAME told VG247 before it entered administration it ... Read More»
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277 GAME stores shuttered, 2,104 jobs cut
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277 GAME stores shuttered, 2,104 jobs cut

GAME’s administration has resulted in some serious bloodletting. MCV has a full list of the 277 GAME and Gamestation stores closed during the first day of administration by PWC. While the firm said earlier that it believes there is still room for a high street specialist chain, it made significant closures across the UK and ... Read More»
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GAME, GameStation sites go down for maintenance, come back
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GAME, GameStation sites go down for maintenance, come back

GAME and GameStation‘s websites are now back online after a brief period of maintenance. The group told MCV the downtime was as a result of a fault, adding “the web service will resume imminently”. It’s been reported this weekend that the retailer has put itself for sale. Share prices have hit 0.5p this morning. Read ... Read More»
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Report – GAME to close 35 stores, shut down Gameplay.co.uk
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Report – GAME to close 35 stores, shut down Gameplay.co.uk

MCV is reporting that GAME is to close 35 stores and shutter its online retail site Gameplay.co.uk. All Gameplay customers will need to use Gamestation.co.uk starting on March 1. Gameplay was acquired by GAME in 2004, but was pushed out oft he limelight by customers when Gamestation relaunched its sites last year. The store closures ... Read More»
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GAME, gamestation holding Vita midnight launches
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GAME, gamestation holding Vita midnight launches

GAME Group’s announced it’ll be holding midnight launches of PlayStation Vita across the UK next Tuesday in its lead stores at GAME and gamestation. GAME’s main flagship store on Oxford Street will feature a meet-and-greet and signing session with Studio Liverpool developers Karl Jones and Ami Ledger for Wipeout 2048. Those in the queue will ... Read More»
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Get Vita for as little as £80 at GameStation
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Get Vita for as little as £80 at GameStation

Cheapskate, your day is about to be made. GameStation’s announced those who trade in a 320Gb PS3 or 250Gb Xbox 360 can get a Wi-Fi PlayStation Vita for £80, or £130 for 3G. If you happen to trade your 3DS instead, it’ll set you back £100 on Wi-Fi or £150 on 3G. There’s more offers ... Read More»
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gamestation legally aquires customers souls
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gamestation legally aquires customers souls

AggroGamer: "According to Bit-Tech.net, UK retailer Gamestation decided to play a prank on its unknowing customers... Read More»
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