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MS slashes 120GB HDD RRP

MS slashes 120GB HDD RRP

Microsoft has confirmed that it has slashed £50 off the price of the Xbox 360 120GB hard drive as it tries to clear stock ahead of the arrival of the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2010 at 12:12PM in News
BT boss slams net cut-off plans

BT boss slams net cut-off plans

The chief executive of British Telecom has slammed proposals included in the Digital Economy Bill that will grant authorities the power to disconnect file-sharers from the internet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2010 at 4:07PM in News
Blockbuster to cut UK store count?

Blockbuster to cut UK store count?

Some of Blockbuster’s 650 UK stores could be at risk as the company seeks to slash property costs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2010 at 2:25PM in News
Wii price cut unlikely this year

Wii price cut unlikely this year

Despite some very high-profile calls for all three platform holders to cut the price of their hardware yet further in 2010, Nintendo’s American sales and marketing boss Cammie Dunaway has ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2010 at 8:05AM in News

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Wii price cut needed “immediately”, analyst claims

Wii price cut needed “immediately”, analyst claims

Despite the last Wii price cut arriving as recently as last September, one analyst has claimed that nintendo needs to drastically reduce Wii’s RRP as soon as possible or ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2010 at 11:58AM in News
Ubisoft to cut licensing spend

Ubisoft to cut licensing spend

Despite Avatar’s record-breaking performance at the box office, Ubisoft’s game of the film has failed to impress either critic or consumers – and now the French publisher is saying ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2010 at 4:58PM in News
Retailers slash £50 off Xbox 360

Retailers slash £50 off Xbox 360

With the clock ticking on the rapid approach to Christmas retailers are stepping up their efforts to capture as much consumer spend as they can before the festive spend dries ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2009 at 5:11PM in News
EA urges Wii price drop

EA urges Wii price drop

He’s at it again – seemingly miffed by being out of the headlines for the best part of 12 hours, EA boss John Riccitiello has openly encouraged Nintendo to slash ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2009 at 11:13AM in News

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PSPgo 'will die without price cuts’

PSPgo 'will die without price cuts’

Sony’s handheld ‘for the digital lifestyle’ will die out if its downloadable software keeps to UMD prices, according to Traveller’s Tales director Jon Burton.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2009 at 11:06AM in News
Nintendo cuts Wii manufacturing

Nintendo cuts Wii manufacturing

Though it remains the daddy of the current console market, sales of Nintendo’s Wii are showing year-on-year declines across the board – and the company’s manufacturing partners are now feeling ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2009 at 3:12PM in News
FRANCE: ‘Net piracy law passed

FRANCE: ‘Net piracy law passed

European powerhouse France has ushered in controversial new legislation that looks to cut off the internet connections of those found to have pirated movies, music and games online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2009 at 2:22PM in News
Resi 5 Director’s Cut announced

Resi 5 Director’s Cut announced

Joystiq reports that the game was demoed at Capcom’s Tokyo Game Show presentation last night and is due for release alongside the controller in spring of next year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2009 at 11:30AM in News

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UK Wii price cut confirmed

UK Wii price cut confirmed

Contrary to reports elsewhere, MCV can confirm that UK retail will see the trade price of Nintendo’s console fall on October 2nd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2009 at 5:58AM in News
Nintendo announces Wii price cut

Nintendo announces Wii price cut

The anticipated Wii price cut has at last been made official, with drops for machine in both North America and Japan due to come into effect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2009 at 3:53AM in News
Wii price cut imminent

Wii price cut imminent

Though Nintendo remains stoically quiet on the subject, the industry is preparing for the anticipated announcement of a Wii price cut very shortly – but question marks remains concerning the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2009 at 12:46PM in News
Another retailer cuts Wii price

Another retailer cuts Wii price

For the second time this week a leaked ad from North America has backed up the belief that Nintendo will announce a Wii price cut later this month at its ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2009 at 11:53AM in News

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Wii price cut nearing

Wii price cut nearing

Nintendo is remaining tight-lipped, but it’s appearing almost certain now that the platform holder is to cut the price of its Wii console at the end of the month – ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2009 at 11:15AM in News
Wii RRP under pressure

Wii RRP under pressure

The RRP of Wii is looking shakier than ever – as retail dramatically slashes the price of Nintendo’s console and Microsoft drops its powerful 360 Elite to under £200.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2009 at 12:49PM in News
Industry readies for 360 price cut

Industry readies for 360 price cut

Microsoft’s ongoing silence concerning its anticipated Xbox 360 price cut may show no signs of abating, but the industry continues to expect an announcement shortly with a number of analysts ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2009 at 1:15PM in News
Sony: £250 was the best we could do

Sony: £250 was the best we could do

SCEE president Andrew House has answered those who claim that Sony’s £50 PS3 price cut didn’t go far enough by saying that a £50 drop was simply as far as ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2009 at 3:34PM in News
House: Expect 'significant' sales spike

House: Expect 'significant' sales spike

Sony says retailers should expect a major increase in PS3 sales when the new slimline console arrives next month with £50 off the price.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2009 at 11:28AM in News
PS3 will close the gap on 360

PS3 will close the gap on 360

Sony’s new PS3 will help the console close the sales gap currently enjoyed by Microsoft’s Xbox 360, according to EEDAR analyst Jesse Divnich

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2009 at 6:22PM in News
Xbox 360 price drop "this week"

Xbox 360 price drop "this week"

Microsoft will drop the price of the Xbox 360 Elite within seven days – that’s the prediction of EEDAR analyst Jesse Divnich, backing up information supplied to MCV UK retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2009 at 4:39PM in News
Microsoft quiet on Xbox 360 price cut

Microsoft quiet on Xbox 360 price cut

Whilst Peter Molyneux’s impressive Fable III presentation was a pleasant surprise for most at Gamescom, the biggest shock of all was the lowering of the curtains with not so much ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2009 at 10:57AM in News
PS3 price drops begin

PS3 price drops begin

Ahead of the anticipated PS3 price cut (and/or the possible unveiling of a PS3 Slim) announcement at Sony’s Gamescom conference tomorrow, the discounting of PS3 hardware on the UK High ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2009 at 6:34PM in News