GAME leave administration as OpCapita save 3,200 jobs

High-street videogame retailers GAME have been saved further administration woes after having its assets bought by OpCapita for £50 million, most of which is expected to cover debt repayments. OpCapita, who also own electronics retailer Comet, have saved some 3,200…

GAME enter administration: What went wrong?

Struggling high-street videogame retailer GAME have now officially filed for administration. The company have released the following statement: "Further to this morning's announcement of the suspension of trading in shares of GAME Group plc, the board has concluded that its…

Call of Duty Black Ops Prestige edition now up for pre-order

Special edition box sets of the forthcoming Call of Duty Black Ops game are now available to pre-order in the UK. Publisher's Activision have released details of the premium collectors versions of the game, developed by Treyrarch, the team previously…

HMV to buy and sell pre-owned games

HMV-logo.jpgHMV is serious about upping its game when it comes to games. In the past nine months it has launched new Gaming Zones and LAN sections in its flagship stores. Now it’s taking another big step and introducing a pre-owned game service.

Daily Tech Hotlinks for 04-May-2007: Game, iTunes, miCard, Dell, Steve Ballmer

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– Millions of cheap gamers throughout Britain are crying today, as Game have bought out high-street competitor Gamestation for £74 million. No cheap trade-ins, then, *sobs*.
– Apple are keeping schtum on hidden email addresses and passwords enclosed in DRM-free music files, refusing to answer any questions from angry iTunes-users.
– A new memory card standard has been approved, the Multiple Interface Card (miCard) will hold eight GB of memory, with the maximum…