Grumpy Gurevitz: Is it GAME Over?

Grumpy Gurevitz: Is it GAME Over?

Feb 9, 2012

It has been widely reported by the gaming press, including Eurogamer, that the UK’s largest independent video game retailer is in financial difficulties. The firm had a poor 2011, and whilst many had hoped the Christmas season might bring a last minute reprieve it was not to be and sales were down close to 15% compared to the year before. To put this into...

Tesco aim for 20% of the games market

Tesco aim for 20% of the games market

Oct 19, 2010

Ask the owner of a small independent videogames store what they think of Tesco, and chances are you’ll walk away with the impression that the supermarket chain is run by a gang of 1920s silent movie villains, complete with top hats and improbably long moustaches to twiddle. It’s undeniable that Tesco (and other supermarket chains) have put the...