Zavvi has told MCV that they'll be increasing their games area by 15 percent, taking shelf space from the music section.
The reason for this increase is because during the Christmas season the store saw a big increase in the amount of game products that got sold. This will mark the second time its increased its range of gaming products.
The French Newspaper, Les Echos, has an exclusive interview with Patrick Leleu where they talk about Alone in the Dark which is set to be released on the Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Wii and PS2. In this interview Leleu reveals that Alone in the Dark will be released in May, giving it a different release date shown on Nintendo's recent American release date list
Retail chains, Amazon and Gamefly have revealed product pages for Silent Hill Origins on the PS2, which would confirm recent rumours about the title appearing on this platform as well as the PSP which it has only currently been announced for.
Website Siliconera noticed that both of the retail chains had box art posted up which also declared a release date, Amazon listing it for a 4th March 2008 date and GameFly pushing it back a bit to 31st March 2008.
The Competition Commission has confirmed that Game's acquisition of Gamestation is almost set and that the market shouldn't expect to see any substantial lessening of competition for the supply of gaming software, consoles and related accessories in the UK.
Game said: "The board of The GAME Group is pleased to note that the Competition Commission, in its final report published today, has unconditionally cleared the completed acquisition of Gamestation,"
A 61 year-old man from North Ayreshire who sold copied games, films and music to trawlermen returning to Troon Harbour, South Ayrshire after an extended fishing trip in exchange for a box of crabs has been fined £3,000.
On 5th November 2007, George Clarke pleaded guility to ’specimen’ charges present to him by Ayr Sheriff Court pertaining to the illegal sale of copied games, music and films.
Blasting through the dirt and snow comes 38 screenshots of Ford and Land Rover's officially licensed 4x4 racer Off Road, set for release this mid to late March.
Gaya Entertainment, a company based in Germany that creates collectible merchandise, has designed six 1/6 statues for Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles which look absolutely brilliant. They are officially licensed by Capcom and each model will only have 1500 copies made, making them very rare in the future.
SouthPeak Games informed us this morning that Iridium Runners, an arcade racing title for the PS2, will hit retail shelves on February 22nd at a price point of about £20.
There are some very talented people in the world that use their skills to create models of their favorite gaming characters, we've seen people using food, cross stitching and cars to show their interests in gaming, but this one gave us the biggest laugh yet; in a good way.
Eidos announced this morning that they'll also be developing Tomb Raider: underworld for the Wii, DS and PS2. Originally it was only announced for the PC, Xbox 360 and PS3, but due to these changes the release date has been pushed back to Q4 2008.
We've been looking forward to Alone in the Dark 5 because we want to see if this is going to be the sequel that can live up to the original Alone in the Dark that we enjoyed so many years ago, it was actually one of the first PC games we brought!
But, the latest issue of the Games for Windows magazine has revealed another delay for AITD5, setting it back to September of 2008, which was originally set for a March release.