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BREAKING NEWS: GAME announces 40 store closures

GAME set to close 40 stores

GAME has tonight confirmed it intends to close 40 stores throughout the UK. The sudden announcement comes after a series of closures last year which saw the once-popular gaming outlet begin to disappear from UK high streets. Thirteen sites recently had notice served including larger GAME stores in Mansfield, Canterbury, Watford, Glasgow Fort and Leicester. […]

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Nintendo Switch unwraps new indie games for Christmas

Nintendo Switch announce new games

Nintendo’s closing update of 2019 for the Switch console has unveiled an assortment of indie games. The festive selection box even included some follow-ups to two of the Switch’s most popular games as Axiom Verge 2 and Sports Story became Yuletide surprises. Sports Story is the highly-anticipated sequel to the amusing Golf Story RPG introducing […]

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Christmas Tinner for gamers is back

Christmas tinner is back from GAME

Christmas dinner in a can – a popular favourite among gamers unable to tear themselves away from their screens – has been put back on the shelves. Popular entertainment store GAME has revived the Yuletide tradition for another year by stocking the seasonal meal again for serious enthusiasts who don’t want to waste hours of […]

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Death Stranding, Call of Duty and Fortnite set to battle it out

Death Stranding

Death Stranding has been tipped for top honours at next month’s Game Awards as Hideo Kojima’s creation goes head-to-head with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Fornite. The star-studded epic bagged nine nominations including the coveted slots of Game of the Year, Best Action/Adventure Game, Best Game Direction, Best Art Direction and Best Score. Hannibal actor […]

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We’re years away from serious game streaming, admits Xbox chief

Xbox controller

Video game streaming is years away from going mainstream, says the head of Xbox. Phil Spencer, Executive Vice President of Gaming at Microsoft, believes the technology is still in the testing phase and needs to evolve further before it becomes a normal part of gaming. Speaking to the BBC’s Marc Cieslak, the 51-year-old explained that […]

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