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UK Charts: Animal Crossing holds No.1 in another quiet week

No new releases in the retail charts this week

By Christopher Dring

UK Charts: FIFA 20 reclaims No.1 from Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Mario Kart 8: Deluxe speeds back into the top five

By Christopher Dring

Animal Crossing: New Horizons returns to No.1 in the UK

Switch boxed game sales surge as stock arrives on virtual shelves

By Christopher Dring

Latest Retail articles

GameStop starts re-opening stores closed by COVID-19

Retailer has begun the process of re-opening locations in Italy, Germany, Austria, and the states of South Carolina and Georgia

By Brendan Sinclair

March US game sales jump 35% says NPD

Animal Crossing a stand-out success in a month of pandemic lockdowns and new releases

By Brendan Sinclair

Chinese e-commerce sites Pinduoduo, Taobao delist Animal Crossing: New Horizons

The game hasn't been approved in China, and government regulator is now enforcing the ban

By Rebekah Valentine

Animal Crossing: New Horizons sales top 2.6m in Japan

Nintendo's latest drives Switch sales, towers over the competition in latest Japanese sales charts

By Brendan Sinclair

Game X Change remains open despite COVID-19, sends workers debunked health advice

Employees report store has also failed to provide stores with cleaning and safety supplies

By Rebekah Valentine

UK retailer Game furloughs staff with full pay through April

However, company tells staff it cannot guarantee full pay or jobs past that point

By Rebekah Valentine

What is happening with video game sales during coronavirus

GamesIndustry.biz analyses the latest figures from GSD

By Christopher Dring

GameStop says no indication of PS5, Xbox Series X delays

Retailer says as of right now, pandemic has had "minimal" impact on product deliveries

By Brendan Sinclair

GameStop turns a Q4 profit despite 28% dip in sales

Retailer says pandemic has increased demand; chain closed 320 stores last year and looks to close that many or more in the current year

By Brendan Sinclair

What does a chain of esports restaurant arcades do in a pandemic?

With every GameWorks shut down, CEO Philip Kaplan talks about how the company is using the downtime and the logistics of resuming operations

By Brendan Sinclair

UK retailer GAME keeping its Belong arenas open for now

Update: Retailer has now decided to close them until further notice

By Rebekah Valentine

All US GameStop stores closed except for curbside pick-up

Retailer will pay US employees for lost hours for next two weeks; Canadian EB Games stores shut entirely

By Brendan Sinclair

GameStop reportedly shutting down all stores in California

Retailer had previous tried to remain open despite shelter in place order, saying it was "essential business"

By Rebekah Valentine

GameStop keeping stores open as government orders lockdowns

Update: San Mateo county says GameStop is not an "essential business," GameStop says it can have "positive impact"

By Rebekah Valentine

GameStop cancels in-store events indefinitely in response to COVID-19

But employees reportedly struggle with lack of cleaning supplies or emergency sick leave

By Rebekah Valentine

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne ships 5m units

Series lifetime sales exceed 62 million as Iceborne expansion maintains strong performance

By Haydn Taylor

February US sales down 29%, says NPD

Tracking firm reports no new releases cracked the top 20 as every platform saw hardware sales drop year-over-year

By Brendan Sinclair

UK Monthly Report: GTA V reigns again as The Division 2 bounces back in February

Software market drops more than 15% and console sales continue to tumble

By Christopher Dring

Pokémon Sword and Shield remain top-sellers in Japan months after release

Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers tops Japanese charts for February with over 160,000 units sold at retail

By Haydn Taylor

UK Charts: Pokémon Mystery Dungeon debuts at No.1

Nintendo Switch remake beats out Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

By Christopher Dring

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