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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

London, UK, 13th May 2014 - Today, the world’s fastest growing digital retailer Green Man Gaming launches its whopper shopper survey with the aim of gaining insight into the purchasing preferences of its core gaming customers.

In what is anticipated to provide in depth information about spending habits, and opinions on virtual currencies, this survey will help shape Green Man Gaming’s commitment to providing a range of buying options, whilst making purchasing games even easier and more secure than ever before.


The Green Man Gaming Buyer Survey!

Green Man Gaming already sells in over 185 territories, and offers its customers a variety of easy and secure payment options with partners including Adyen which provides access to more than 250 payment methods worldwide including SOFORT and PayPal.

“Adyen is the perfect payment partner for us as they’re able to offer all the relevant payment methods our customers would like to pay with on a global scale whilst meeting the evolving demands of our business on an ongoing basis as we’re experiencing phenomenal growth.” said Tim Sawyer, EVP Operations at Green Man Gaming. “We’re also proud to join retailers like IKEA, Esprit, Nestlé, and STA Travel in using SOFORT which means we can offer our customers a secure way of making real time purchases using their own familiar online banking details with no need to use credit cards, learn new passwords, share confidential information, or go to the effort of managing eWallets or virtual accounts. The results of this survey will ensure that we continue to deliver exceptional, world class payment options on Green Man Gaming."

“We are proud to support Green Man Gaming in their fast global expansion; delivering the tools and connecting to the payment methods which are creating a maximised customer experience.” said Roelant Prins, Adyen CCO.

The Survey is now LIVE

By way of thanks, anyone who completes the survey, which runs until Monday 26th May 2014, will be entered into a draw to win one of five prizes of £30/$50/€36 GMG Credit!


For more information please contact:

Tracey McGarrigan, PR Manager


Darren Cairns, EVP Marketing.


Tel: +442071352274

About Adyen

Adyen, based in the Netherlands with offices around the globe, was founded in 2006 by a team of payment professionals with a single and straightforward proposition – to deliver innovation to the payment industry. Today Adyen has a presence on six continents and over 170 employees. It currently provides advanced payment solutions to more than 3,500 customers including KLM, Superdry, TomTom, PhotoBox, Indiegogo, Badoo, SoundCloud, Getty Images, Vodafone, Wix, PopCap/EA, Kixeye, Spil Games, and Green Man Gaming.

From creating single-click, single-page payment processing to generating unparalleled insight into conversion metrics and shopper behaviour at the checkout stage, Adyen continues to deliver and build on its founding proposition.

Adyen is a privately owned and financially independent company, registered and monitored as a payment institution under the European Payment Service Directive regulation.


SOFORT AG based in Gauting near Munich, Germany, was founded in 2005 initially under the name Payment Network, and offers products and services for the secure purchase of physical and digital goods on the Internet. This includes among other things the payment method called SOFORT Banking.

Its core products are innovative online payment systems, which not only make life easier, but also provide fair conditions that set new standards.

Together with the SOFORT Bank, it also has established a comprehensive portfolio of banking products that are especially designed for eCommerce.

About Green Man Gaming & Playfire

Green Man Gaming, based in the heart of London, UK, is world’s fastest growing multi-platform digital retailer targeting core gamers through its unique data-driven social commerce website. Green Man Gaming continued its impressive growth in 2013, doubling both unique purchasers and revenue. Green Man Gaming currently sells over 4,500 games from over 300 publishing partners in over 185 territories worldwide, as well as offering PlayStation and Xbox consoles and accessories in the UK.

In July 2012, Green Man Gaming acquired Playfire, a huge and vibrant global social network of core gamers. This service allows consumers to automatically track their in-game achievements, trophies and gameplay, as well as follow other gamers’ achievements and conversations about the games they love. With its new Playfire Rewards BETA program, Green Man Gaming is incentivising gameplay and encouraging new users to earn their way to new games and content by offering credit to spend on anything on the Green Man Gaming store. To date, Green Man Gaming has given out over one million rewards, which change daily (details of which can be found on the   Playfire Blog ).

Green Man Gaming was featured in The Sunday Times Tech 100 “Ones to Watch” for 2014, and has been named as one of the 50 hottest tech companies that the UK Government want to support to IPO as part of the Future Fifty programme. Furthermore, Green Man Gaming was listed in the “Silicon Valley Comes to the UK” (SVC2UK) top 100 companies with the potential to reach £100m in revenue within three to five years.