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Microsoft adds touch controls to Xbox Cloud Gaming titles

Over 50 games can now be played with an Android device instead of a controller

By Marie Dealessandri

GameStop issuing shares to cash in on stock surge

Retailer files prospectus with SEC to sell up to 3.5 million new shares, will use money "to further accelerate transformation"

By Brendan Sinclair

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Super Mario 3D All-Stars sales spike 276% in final week | UK Boxed Charts

Monster Hunter Rise is the second biggest launch for the franchise in the UK

By Christopher Dring

Sony shuts down old web version of PS3, PSP, Vita store

Update: Sony confirms summer closures of all remaining storefronts for those three platforms

By Marie Dealessandri

Reggie Fils-Aime to leave the GameStop board

Former Nintendo of America president is among eight directors stepping down this summer

By James Batchelor

GameStop full-year sales down 21%

Profitable fourth quarter can't offset the rest of the retailer's pandemic-impacted year; chief customer officer departs with millions in severance and stock grants

By Brendan Sinclair

Sony reportedly closing PS3, PSP, Vita digital stores

Online storefronts said to shut down in July and August, leaving no way for people to buy digital games or add-on content

By Brendan Sinclair

German games market reaches record high of €8.5bn

Software sales generated €5.2 billion in 2020, with growth being particularly important for in-game purchases

By Marie Dealessandri

Hades launches at No.7 as Animal Crossing reclaims top spot | UK Boxed Charts

Physical release of Supergiant's hit is the only new entry in this week's rankings

By James Batchelor

The Long Dark passes 5 million copies sold

Hinterland survival game hits sales milestone; Epic Games Store giveaway and Xbox Game Pass bring total lifetime player count to 8.5 million

Disco Elysium: The Final Cut classification rejected in Australia

The extended edition of ZA/UM's RPG was due to release on PS5 and PS4 in the country on March 30

By Marie Dealessandri

Pandemic drives UK games market to record 7bn year

Spending on video games products and culture rose 30%, topping 2018 record by more than 1 billion

By James Batchelor

PS5 and Switch sales spike in February | UK Monthly Boxed Charts

New PlayStation stock and Super Mario drives the physical games market last month

By Christopher Dring

US game spending jumped 35% in February, says NPD Group

Games brought in $4.6 billion as Super Mario 3D World and Switch led full game and hardware charts

By Brendan Sinclair

GameStop's meme stock rallies don't fix its decline | Opinion

GameStop's stock market drama masks the fact that the realities of being a physical retailer in a digital market haven't changed

By Rob Fahey

GameStop establishes committee to help transform it "into a technology business"

Retailer's board of directors says new group will "further accelerate the company's transformation"

By Eric Van Allen

GAME parent Frasers Group criticises “worthless” government relief package

Mike Ashley-owned organisation will review portfolio for “unviable” stores

By Marie Dealessandri

Mario games shine and Yakuza re-enters Top 40 | UK boxed charts

Super Mario 3D All-Stars holds No.1 for a fourth straight week

By Christopher Dring

SELL: French industry's record year not just about COVID

SELL president Julie Chalmette looks back at a year of impressive growth for the French games market

By Marie Dealessandri

French games market reaches record high of €5.3bn | France Annual Report

27.5 million games across physical and digital were sold in France in 2020, alongside 2.3 million consoles

By Marie Dealessandri

January digital games spending reaches $11.6bn

Superdata reports a 15% rise in revenue year-on-year worldwide, with the PC space particularly growing

By Marie Dealessandri

GameStop CFO resigns

Jim Bell will leave the retailer by end of March, search has begun for a replacement

By James Batchelor

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