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Retail calls for sub-£300 NGP

Retail calls for sub-£300 NGP

Sony's Next Generation Portable must be priced lower than £300 to compete with Nintendo’s 3DS, say UK retailers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2011 at 8:19AM in News
NGP: New machine will 'be affordable'

NGP: New machine will 'be affordable'

We know that the NExt Generation Portable will be launched in "late 2011", but how much will it cost? For now, Sony's not saying, though the company has pledged that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2011 at 2:12PM in News
Mixed predictions for 3DS game prices

Mixed predictions for 3DS game prices

Though we won't know anything concrete about 3DS pricing until next Wednesday's announcement event in Amsterdam, retailers have begun listing the first 3DS titles online - with mixed predictions about ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2011 at 3:42PM in News
Hut sites price 3DS at £300

Hut sites price 3DS at £300

A number of sites have gone live with pre-orders for the Nintendo 3DS, with a placeholder price of £299 having been put in place.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2011 at 10:16AM in News

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Activision slashes music game prices

Activision slashes music game prices

Publisher Activision has dropped the price of both Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock and DJ Hero 2 in North America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2011 at 10:16AM in News
Hardware RRP ‘dragging down’ market

Hardware RRP ‘dragging down’ market

With year-on-year comparison continuing to paint a picture of gradual decline in the home console games sector, analyst Cowen & Company has named the high RRP of console hardware as ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2010 at 8:32AM in News
PSPgo price cut ‘an error’

PSPgo price cut ‘an error’

Despite widespread reports over the weekend, the price of the PSPgo has not been cut for the second time in a month, MCV can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2010 at 11:20AM in News
Farrell reiterates RRP concerns

Farrell reiterates RRP concerns

The standard $59.99/£49.99 RRP for console software is “keeping people out” of the console market at retail. That’s according to THQ president Brian Farrell, who reiterated his stance at the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2010 at 10:09AM in News

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Vanquish price slashed ahead of release

Vanquish price slashed ahead of release

It’s not even out until Friday, and already retailers are moving to drastically undercut the RRP of Sega’s upcoming console shooter Vanquish.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2010 at 10:31AM in News
PSPgo price cut incoming?

PSPgo price cut incoming?

Reports in the US are claiming Sony is to reduce the price of the PSPgo by a fifth at the end of the week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2010 at 9:26AM in News
Excitement blamed for high 3DS RRP

Excitement blamed for high 3DS RRP

Speaking to analysts yesterday, Nintendo president Saturo Iwata admitted one curious reason for the comparatively high price of the Nintendo DS handheld – the enthusiasm with which it was greeted

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2010 at 3:19PM in News
Play suggests £199.99 3DS RRP

Play suggests £199.99 3DS RRP

A listing on the site of retailer Play.com has pointed to a £199.99 RRP for Nintendo’s next handheld, the 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2010 at 4:52PM in News

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CNN expresses Kinect RRP concern

CNN expresses Kinect RRP concern

News hub CNN has expressed serious reservations about the RRP Microsoft has slapped on the upcoming Xbox 360 motion camera Kinect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 2nd 2010 at 12:03PM in News
OPINION: Let's stop the diss-Kinect

OPINION: Let's stop the diss-Kinect

On face value, it’s easy to see the £130 asking price for Kinect as Microsoft echoing back to the original Xbox and its high £299 RRP. £129.99 looks like a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2010 at 10:00AM in News
Kinect pre-orders boom

Kinect pre-orders boom

Despite initial scepticism over its price, Kinect looks set to be a big hit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2010 at 10:00AM in News
3DS to cost under £200?

3DS to cost under £200?

Though we won’t be finding out the retail price of the 3DS until September 29th – and for the UK price the wait may well be far longer – Nintendo ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2010 at 6:33PM in News

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Starcraft II gets £44.99 RRP

Starcraft II gets £44.99 RRP

Publisher Activision has seemingly challenged the established norms of UK video game RRPs by apparently placing an official price of £44.99 on today’s new release Starcraft II.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2010 at 5:15PM in News
Analysts differ over Kinect pricing

Analysts differ over Kinect pricing

Two leading games analyst have come out on either side of the divide in the debate surrounding Microsoft’s £130 RRP for Kinect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2010 at 11:51AM in News
Lewis defends Kinect RRP

Lewis defends Kinect RRP

As the industry continues to digest the £129.99 RRP placed upon Xbox 360 Kinect by Microsoft, its European VP of interactive entertainment business Chris Lewis has defended the decision to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2010 at 10:34AM in News
Gamers react to Kinect RRP

Gamers react to Kinect RRP

The news that Microsoft has priced the Kinect motion camera right at the top end of the expected price range has been met with anger from followers of the device ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2010 at 6:40PM in News
Sainsbury's calls for lower games RRPs

Sainsbury's calls for lower games RRPs

The war between retailers and publishers looks set to once again erupt over software pricing – with Sainsbury’s last week issuing a fierce battlecry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2010 at 2:37PM in News
Acti ‘concerned’ by Move-Kinect price

Acti ‘concerned’ by Move-Kinect price

The world’s largest third party publisher has admitted that it is “concerned” about the price point of both Sony’s Move and Microsoft’s Kinect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2010 at 12:53PM in News
E3 2010: Kinect price ‘closer to launch’

E3 2010: Kinect price ‘closer to launch’

With Sony unveiling a competitive price for its Move motion controller, the pressure on Microsoft to unveil its pricing strategy fro Kinect is higher than ever – but don’t expect ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2010 at 11:46AM in News
GAME reports high Kinect interest

GAME reports high Kinect interest

Though we’re still waiting for an official RRP for Microsoft’s Kinect motion camera, UK retailer GAME has told MCV that interest in the device amongst consumers is proving strong.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2010 at 1:54PM in News
Pure Football gets low price

Pure Football gets low price

Five-a-side footie game Pure Football has been given a lower RRP than usual – with a £29.99 price set by Ubisoft.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 31st 2010 at 4:45PM in News