Entries in 'GAME' (66)

Kotaku runs a retrospective on GAME

Kotaku runs a retrospective on GAME

The ill-fated Australian arm of GAME suffered a closure last year.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Mar 14th 2013 at 2:29PM in News
THQ honours pre-orders on the Deadly Despair pack for GAME customers

THQ honours pre-orders on the Deadly Despair pack for GAME customers

Today, THQ confirmed that any customers who pre-ordered the Deadly Despair pack through GAME prior to its closure will receive the DLC.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jul 6th 2012 at 3:44PM in News
GAME stores cease trading this Sunday

GAME stores cease trading this Sunday

Today, PriceWaterhouseCoopers confirmed to MCV that on Sunday the remaining GAME stores will close their doors for the last time.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jul 6th 2012 at 2:45PM in News
PriceWaterhouseCoopers issue final statement on GAME

PriceWaterhouseCoopers issue final statement on GAME

After a long period of uncertainty, GAME is entering liquidation, and its administrator PriceWaterhouseCoopers has issued a final statement.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jun 25th 2012 at 10:00AM in News

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GAME to enter liquidation

GAME to enter liquidation

Following on from yesterday's news that the remaining 31 GAME stores are set to close, PriceWaterhouseCoopers has confirmed GAME's impending liquidation.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jun 20th 2012 at 9:19AM in News
All remaining GAME stores to close

All remaining GAME stores to close

PriceWaterhouseCoopers, administrator for GAME, has today announced that 16 stores are set to close today, with all stores closing soon.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jun 19th 2012 at 11:36AM in News
"Final Clearance" sale happening at GAME

"Final Clearance" sale happening at GAME

GAME Australia's chances of survival have been looking slimmer and slimmer in the last while, but there's something terminal about today's sale.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jun 15th 2012 at 4:22PM in News
REPORT: A look back at GAME marketing strategies

REPORT: A look back at GAME marketing strategies

GAME has tried several key unique initiatives since the company's initial restructure in 2010, where it went from 118 stores to 92.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jun 14th 2012 at 1:56PM in News

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GAME has massive in-store and online sale

GAME has massive in-store and online sale

A Tweet sent out by GAME Australia has announced massive price cuts on a huge range of titles for both in-store and online sales.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jun 13th 2012 at 4:05PM in News
REPORT: Where to next for GAME?

REPORT: Where to next for GAME?

With change happening at a rapid pace at GAME, MCV took a look at what options were available during the administration process.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 29th 2012 at 4:01PM in News
REPORT: What's left of GAME's retail operation?

REPORT: What's left of GAME's retail operation?

With the 281 staff being let go last week, 264 of which were from retail stores, MCV took a look into just which stores are still open.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 28th 2012 at 1:10PM in News
First job losses begin at GAME

First job losses begin at GAME

PriceWaterhouseCoopers has confirmed to MCV that the first layoffs has begun at GAME today, with a source claiming more to come.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 25th 2012 at 2:41PM in News

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INTERVIEW: Gametraders 'We wouldn't be here without imports'

INTERVIEW: Gametraders 'We wouldn't be here without imports'

MCV spoke with Mark Langford, MD of indie game retail chain Gametraders, to discuss the retail perspective of grey importing.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 25th 2012 at 12:20PM in News
No buyer yet for GAME

No buyer yet for GAME

PriceWaterhouseCoopers' first meeting of creditors took place yesterday after the deadline passed for expressions of interest from potential buyers.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 24th 2012 at 4:47PM in News
A history of GAME

A history of GAME

GAME Australia was formed out of The Games Wizards, an independent chain. We look back over how GAME grew from humble beginnings.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 18th 2012 at 1:08PM in News
PriceWaterhouseCoopers meeting with GAME creditors next Wednesday

PriceWaterhouseCoopers meeting with GAME creditors next Wednesday

The first of two meetings with GAME Australia's creditors is slated to take place next Wednesday.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 18th 2012 at 12:53PM in News

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Blizzard steps in to help stranded GAME customers

Blizzard steps in to help stranded GAME customers

With Diablo III launching today, Blizzard has offered a rebate scheme to refund anyone who had a copy go astray at GAME Australia.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 15th 2012 at 12:42PM in News
Govt concerned about job losses at GAME

Govt concerned about job losses at GAME

Bill Shorten MP (pictured) is worried about job losses at GAME Australia, but is 'hopeful' a buyer will be found.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 15th 2012 at 12:04PM in News
Some Diablo III stock will be getting to GAME Australia

Some Diablo III stock will be getting to GAME Australia

PriceWaterhouseCoopers, administrators for GAME Australia, today confirmed that some pre-orders for Diablo III will be filled.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 15th 2012 at 11:54AM in News
PwC talks about GAME's administration process

PwC talks about GAME's administration process

PriceWaterhouseCoopers' Kate Warwick has issued a press release concerning the administration process for GAME Australia.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 14th 2012 at 12:23PM in News
GAME Australia enters administration

GAME Australia enters administration

This morning, GAME Australia has officially entered into administration after not being able to secure a buyer to remain afloat.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 14th 2012 at 11:45AM in News
GAME Australia unaffected so far by UK OpCapita bid

GAME Australia unaffected so far by UK OpCapita bid

The sale of GAME UK to OpCapita group is not something which will affect the company in the Australian franchise.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Apr 3rd 2012 at 4:35PM in News
GAME Top Ten Weekly Charts

GAME Top Ten Weekly Charts

Mass Effect loses pole position to Resident Evil on home consoles this week, while retaining its spot in the PC charts.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Mar 28th 2012 at 9:43AM in News
GAME Australia unaffected by UK stock woes

GAME Australia unaffected by UK stock woes

While a swath of titles are not hitting GAME shelves in the UK, the independent Australian operation is still business as usual.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Mar 15th 2012 at 11:28AM in News
GAME Top Ten Weekly Charts

GAME Top Ten Weekly Charts

Things are turning around this week, as Skyrim and Modern Warfare 3 are replaced in earnest by a swath of newcomers.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Mar 14th 2012 at 3:09PM in News