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If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.
Is Call of Duty: Ghosts the next game in the first-person shooter franchise?
Game retailers abide by the ESRB ratings when selling to minors nearly twice as often as theaters do when selling R-rated movie tickets.
A new study from the location analytics company Placed shows which retailers are most at risk for showrooming from Amazon customers -- and the results might surprise you.
Best Buy, Target, and GameStop will begin selling Ouya in June for $99.99.
Target is trying to put a stop to showrooming, but it needs to try a bit harder.
After making a name for itself as a useful smartphone app for in-store shopping, ShopSavvy is finally launching on the iPad today -- a shift that has forced the company to think beyond its current price comparison strategy.
Many retailers are using old dumb marketing techniques in a new smart world. And, therefore, missing out on sales.
Nintendo rolls out 5,000 demo units and provides a handy tool to find a retailer near you that has one for you to try.
Nintendo will release its newest home console on Nov. 18, and we have the answers to all of your questions about the device.
No longer content to serve as a showroom for gadgets that consumers go on to buy from online competitors, Target committed to match the prices of items offered at rival online retailers for the bulk of the holiday shopping season.
Guest Post City Target is now open at the Metreon in San Francisco. A look around last night and the shelves were already running low on milk, bread, eggs, hummus, toilet paper, and tampons. (Hey, I'm comprehensive in my market research.)
Streaming music startup Spotify has started offering physical gift cards at Target, a sign the service is serious about obtaining mass market exposure in the vein of iTunes.
Guest Post Last week, Walmart, Target, CVS, Sears, Publix, and 7-Eleven, announced that they had formed a joint venture to develop a mobile payment network. But are these natural competitors really ready for this much sharing?
Good news for people who have no interest in putting thought into a birthday present for their tech savvy, anti-Apple friends.
Brand name retailers such as Wal-Mart and Target have formed a new company called Merchant Customer Exchange to release a mobile wallet application for customers.
Consumers looking to buy any of Amazon’s Kindle products from Target in the coming weeks should look elsewhere: Starting later this month, Target will end sales of Amazon’s e-readers and Android tablet.
Target says its decision to ditch the Kindle …
Update: As expected, Amazon has matched the Buy 2 Get 1 Free sale for Vita games. The Amazon offer ends on February 25.
Original story: In Target’s latest weekly ad the retail chain revealed a “Buy 2 Get 1 Free” …
This holiday shopping season produced winners and losers for retailers, the entertainment industry and restaurants. Some companies — including Amazon and Walmart — recorded high sales numbers and increased customer satisfaction. Others didn’t fare as well.
With record-high Cyber Monday …