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GAME had to pay OpCapita monitoring fees and interest

Highstreet video game retailer GAME was in deep trouble last year. It was circling the drain and it looked like the long-standing chain would come to an end. However, OpCapita, the owners of twice defunct Comet, swooped in and saved the day. However, in the latest accounting reports from the …

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APU13 in November will help you bridge platforms

While the advent of Quad HD TV might provide one of the biggest challenges to console gaming in the coming years, there seems little doubt that having a single code platform might be one of the biggest benefits for the development community in years. KitGuru eyes San Jose in November …

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GAME picks up ex-HMV game boss


While publishers and developers may be concerned about the future of games at HMV, after many stores were closed and a lot of game purchasing staff let go, one person from the beleaguered firm decided to jump ship before getting the boot. Gamerbase boss Dominic Mulroy resigned earlier this week …

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GameStop looking to claim 40 old GAME shops in France


There seems to be a peculiar trend when it comes to high street businesses. Often times if one shop goes under, another replaces it doing almost exactly the same thing. For some reason companies seem to think that just because the last business failed, doesn’t mean their near identical one …

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GAME looking to buy up HMV locations

Despite suffering through its own administration less than a year ago and ultimately closing half of its outlets and letting go a big portion of its staff, GAME is apparently looking to buy up HMV locations in a move to expand current business. Revealed by GAME boss Martyn Gibbs in …

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Comet closing for good tomorrow with 50 per cent sale


Comet, one of Britain’s more iconic electronics stores, is set to shut up shop for good from tomorrow, with the 50 per cent – off everything bar high end electronics – sale that ran over the weekend continuing throughout the day. Like HMV’s financial troubles that we reported on earlier …

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Wii U needs a fix to access the web and hit sales targets

While Sony and Microsoft prepare to increase the realism on the next generation of sitting-room based consoles, Nintendo has always focused more on playability. As the Wii U lands in British stores, KitGuru assesses the unit shipments required for this new box to be a success. We asked around the …

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Tt eSPORTS Theron Gaming Mouse Review

Tt eSPORTS is back in search of success with the versatile Theron gaming mouse. Delivery of the best gaming experience possible has been promised by Tt eSPORTS. Can the Theron gaming mouse live up to its advertising? Designed in collaboration with pro gamers, the Theron aims to conquer the peripherals market …

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GameStation online shop shuts doors 29th October


The website for high street game retail outlet, GameStation, will be closed officially this time next week, continuing the shut down of the entire chain and its conversion to GAME outlets. Anyone that has a Gamestation account or existing preorders, will have them transferred to GAME’s website and any outstanding …

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Leetgion Hellion Gaming Mouse Review

Originating from Thermalright in 2010, Leetgion is a new player to the peripherals game. Built to offer specialised performance, the company’s Hellion mouse is optimised for RTS gaming. Sporting an Avago 9500 sensor capable of a DPI range from 100 to 5000, the Hellion is accurate and precisely-tracked, giving it …

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KitGuru Gaming – Weekly Round Up

For those tech readers who don’t always get time to check out our game related content at Kitguru gaming – here is a round up of content published in the last week. “Analyzing Video Games on the Basis of Film and Literary Criticism (Part 1 of 2)” This post tackles …

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Compare the (2nd hand GAME) market.co.uk

If you had to line up all of the annoying advertising characters over the years and decide which one most deserved to be strapped to a table, have a small incision made in its stomach, pull out a tiny bit of intestine, attach it to a heavy weight and then …

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GAME gone? Administrators ready to pounce

We have been mentioning the worsening crisis at GAME for quite a while, but it now seems that the worst is starting to happen. Word into KitGuru is not good. So what’s the situation and where will GAME go from here? KitGuru posed the question, ‘Can Channel Island ruling save …

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Game attacks HMV, but which is the main event?

One of the largest dates on the gaming calendar is the London Games Festival, which runs from 22nd to 25th September 2011 near Earl’s Court in London. At the time it was announced, it was settled into a nice, solo spot. It seems that’s set to change. KitGuru brings the …

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