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UK residents who shop at GAME will be wandering around cluelessly in the dark this November when Modern Warfare 2 hits store shelves. Rather than getting the night vision goggle-equipped "Prestige Edition" like way cooler UK retailer HMV, those who shell out £119.99 for the 'Veteran Edition'...

September 18th 2009 at 12:20pm 0 Comments
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HMV's GameOn! London event is officially off with the official website making the cancellation expressly clear. Ticket holders will be refunded for the event, which was to occur in November, after already being delayed from June.For an event that had several big publishers allegedly committed to th...

September 18th 2009 at 10:44am 0 Comments
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The announcement of the European version of the Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 limited edition, releasing on October 2, reveals bonuses mostly identical to the North American version -- by which we mean "that one book." The Ninja Gaiden Treasury , as it's called, includes the same strategy guide, comic, and a...

August 10th 2009 at 10:35am 0 Comments
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British-based retailer HMV is happy to report it has made over £1.95 billion ($3.21 billion) in sales last year (ending April 25, 2009), making an easy profit of £63 million ($103 million). HMV saw profits rise 4.4%, up from £56.6 million ($93.1 million) in the previous year. Gami...

July 1st 2009 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Valve's collective, gusto-infused dislike of the PlayStation 3 seemed like it had abated when marketing director Mike Lombardi stated the company's intent to try to tap in to the system's growing user base late last year. However, old habits die hard -- when questioned about a listing for an EA-dev...

February 4th 2009 at 10:40am 0 Comments
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Today is what's known as Boxing Day in some parts of the world. This means that some retailers will be discounting goods. In Canada, such retailers offering big sales include: Best Buy Future Shop Walmart Toys R Us HMV (Thanks, Tom) Hit up those links to check out what deals t...

December 26th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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UK retailer HMV's chief executive, Simon Fox, says game sales may surpass music at the company within 18 months. Video games now account for 19% of sales at the music store, with an increase of 4.1% occurring in the last three months, Fox tells The Sun.Earlier this year, the UK's Entertainment Reta...

September 9th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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A new PS3 SKU will go to sale in Europe on August 27th. Already, the effects of the newly announced 80GB Core model has been affecting the sales stream of the 40GB model. According to HMV's commercial manager for games, stock of the 40GB model is dwindling as retailers prepare for the newly upgrade...

July 22nd 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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HMV, the music, movie, and games retailer with locations throughout the UK, Canada, Singapore, and Hong Kong, is finally catching up with the wants needs of modern gamers. Starting later this year, the chain will begin selling second-hand games at some of its locations, ramping up across the globe i...

July 3rd 2008 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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Summer in the northern hemisphere officially starts today, which means one thing: sharing strawberries with a loved one in a tranquil hay meadow as you soak up the rays grabbing cheap games in the sales! The folks at HMV know the heat turns us Brits into mushy-minded impulse buyers, and so they've g...

June 20th 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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The HMV London store at 150 Oxford Street will feature video game celebrity Hideo Kojima on June 2nd. He'll be available to sign "pre-release sleeves" for the upcoming PS3-exclusive Guns of the Patirots, and perhaps approved body parts. Yoji Shinkawa, lead artist of the series, will also be present...

May 23rd 2008 at 1:15pm 0 Comments