The Mall of the Emirates outlet is the region’s biggest Virgin Megastore. Not only is the store’s range of music, movies, multimedia, games, computers, mobile phones, consumer electronics and books impressive, but the knowledgeable (for Dubai) and friendly staff help make the store all the more inviting. Be prepared to spend a long time in here – be it browsing the sections, checking out the game zone for PS3 and Xbox, listening to music at the standard listening station, or even just enjoying a cup of coffee in the in-store café.
Best for: Ensuring you get your copy of the biggest and best-selling games worldwide. This is the place that will still (or soon) have a copy the latest FIFA or Call of Duty after the dust has settled on the manic rush to grab them upon their release.
Open Sun-Wed 10am-10pm; Thu-Sat 10am-midnight. Mercato (04 344 6971). Other locations: Deira City Centre (04 295 8599); Burjuman (04 351 3358);; Mall of the Emirates (04 341 4353); Mirdiff City Centre (04 284 3110); The Dubai Mall (04 325 3330); Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 439 3175).
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