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MCV speaks to Steve Doyle, manager of Lytham St Anne-based Games Dojo, about the fi rm’s website, why it does not yet sell games via it and how the store has been surviving during the quiet months


How has business been for you recently? It’s been a bit quiet recently. Watch Dogs just came out so we have had tonnes of trade-ins recently towards that. Wolfenstein didn’t do that well, certainly not as well as we expected.


Watch Dogs was one of the biggest games of the year to date. Did you hold a midnight launch for it? We didn’t, no. We struggle to get


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people to pre-order games, and often customers don’t pre-order until the very last minute. Plus we weren’t even 100 per cent sure that we would even have the game in time – bank holidays in the past have delayed our deliveries. Were it not a bank holiday we might have done it.


The release schedule has been pretty bare recently. How have you been getting people in store? We’ve branched out and tried


diff erent things. We’ve started selling Games Workshop stock recently, and that’s doing pretty well. That’s about it, really. We interact with people over Facebook and our website, too.


Game Dojo has a rather nice looking website but you don’t sell games on it. Do you plan to? There are only three of us that work here, so we struggle to keep on top of things as it is. The profi t


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1. METRO REDUX Deep Silver, PS4


2. Child of Light Complete Edition Ubisoft .....................................................................Vita


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4. Borderlands 2 Sony ..........................................................................Vita


5. Far Cry 4 Limited Edition Ubisoft ....................................................................PS4


6. Murdered: Soul Suspect Square Enix ..........................................................PS4


7. EA Sports UFC + Bruce Lee DLC EA .............................................................................PS4


8. The Last of Us Remastered Sony .........................................................................PS4


9. WWE 2K15 2K Sports ..............................................................PS4


10. Batman Arkham Knight Warner Bros ..................................................... PS4


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The latest digital releases coming to market


WOLFENSTEIN: THE NEW ORDER Bethesda, PS4


£44.99 £50


£39


£39.95 £39.95


ULTRA STREET FIGHTER IV


The updated version of Capcom’s brawler is now available online


WATCH DOGS Ubisoft, XO


MINECRAFT: PS3 EDITION Sony, PS3


£49.99 £52.99


£44


£48.85 £43.95


THE WOLF AMONG US


Episode four of Telltale’s series is out for both mobile and consoles


£16 £12.99 £13


£14.85 N/A


THE LEGO MOVIE VIDEOGAME


Warner Bros, Wii U


£29.99 £25.99


£25.99 N/A N/A


CHILD OF LIGHT


Ubisoft’s toon-style RPG title is coming to PlayStation Vita


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