GameStop Set To Close Over 100 Stores

CNN Money is reporting that traditional video game retailer GameStop is set to close 2% to 3% of its stores. This means that around 190 stores could vanish. The company blames a lack of big titles towards the end of last year and the fact that Sony and Microsoft didn't launch new consoles, which doesn't quite … Continue reading GameStop Set To Close Over 100 Stores

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UK Retailers Say Nintendo NX Needs To Be Priced Under £200 To Be A Success

Trade magazine MCV recently interviewed a number of key retailers in the UK to get their opinions about the Nintendo NX reports we have heard. The retailers feel that the portable console needs to be priced in the £150-£200 range in order for it to be a hit with consumers. We've already heard sources say … Continue reading UK Retailers Say Nintendo NX Needs To Be Priced Under £200 To Be A Success

Pokémon GO Success Could Put The Franchise In The Retail Spotlight This Christmas

It looks like we could see another Pokémon filled Christmas in retail, reminiscent of the last time the franchise dominated the market in 1999, following the success of the recently launched app Pokémon GO. Market and consumer information website, GFK, has reported that sales for 3DS games and hardware have jumped up by over 100 percent … Continue reading Pokémon GO Success Could Put The Franchise In The Retail Spotlight This Christmas

Limited Run Games Is Exploring A Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water North American Retail Release

Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water may have received a retail release in Europe on the Nintendo Wii U, but North America never got one. However, Limited Run Games doesn't intend for it to stay that way. The company announced on Twitter that they are "trying to work towards a Fatal Frame 5 release". Fatal … Continue reading Limited Run Games Is Exploring A Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water North American Retail Release

US: Pokémon Rumble World Getting Retail Release On April 29

Nintendo of America has today confirmed via Twitter that Pokemon Rumble World for the Nintendo 3DS will be getting a retail release on April 29th. The game was originally released as a downloadable game on Nintendo eShop last April. The retail version of the game won't have in-game purchases so everything you need will be … Continue reading US: Pokémon Rumble World Getting Retail Release On April 29