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Pong bounces its’ way into our homes

Space Invaders take over the world

Pacman makes his way onto
consoles across the world

Nintendo launch their first console,
the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)

Our favourite plumber makes
his first appearance in Super Mario

A legend is born, as Final Fantasy makes its debut

Nintendo launch the original Gameboy

The Rhino Group is founded, Future Zone
stores hit the high street

The Iconic blue hedgehog Sonic first appears
in Sonic the Hedgehog

Popular football management game
FIFA kicks off with FIFA ‘94

Sony PlayStation launches their first home console

The Rhino Group is purchased by Electronics Boutique.
Stores become Electronics Boutique

Gotta Catch ‘em All fever begins with
Pokemon Green, Red and Blue

Players shoot through Quake for the first time

Introducing everyone’s favourite
gaming heroine Lara Croft in Tomb Raider

Electronics Boutique take over GAME's 86 stores

PC gamers develop a god complex with The Sims

Electronics Boutique purchase French Retailer ScoreGames and Spanish retailer Centro Mail

Microsoft enter console gaming with the launch of Xbox

Electronics Boutique change their name to Game Group and Stores are re-branded GAME

Stealing audience’s attention, Grand Theft Auto crashes onto the gaming scene

Joining the battle for top game, Call of Duty
makes its first appearance

GAME Group acquire Gameplay (GB) - leading online and mail order gaming specialist

GAME group acquire Australian
games retailer Gameswizards

Creating a truly interactive gaming
experience, Wii launches

Game acquire rival Gamestation

Releasing our imaginations since 2009,
Minecraft hits the market

Hit mobile game Angry Birds takes over our phones

Candy Crush comes to Facebook and Mobile

Game now have 328 Stores throughout the UK

The Next Generation of gaming arrives, with
Xbox One and PlayStation 4

GAME acquires Multiplay, the UK’s
largest gaming services company

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