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Microsoft offering $100 off an Xbox One when users ditch their PS3

An apparent US Microsoft Store ad is offering to reward consumers for abandoning their PlayStation 3. As spotted by NeoGaf, a digital flyer doing the rounds is offering gamers $100 off the price of an Xbox One when participants hand over their old PS3 console. The PS3 must be in …

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2DS drops below £100 at UK retail

Nintendo’s handheld console 2DS has dropped below the 100 barrier at several UK retailers. Having arrived in the UK on October 12th at 109.99, a drop to below 100 was always inevitable as Christmas approached, although perhaps some would have thought retail would have waited longer than ten days. Sainsbury’s …

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EA suffers NASDAQ-100 index delisting

NASDAQ has as part of its annual NASDAQ-100 Index re-ranking dropped EA from its list. Also booted are streaming video provider Netflix and Blackberry creators RIM. Facebook and Western Digital are amongst those promoted to the index. As of June 2012 EA had suffered a 40 per cent share value …

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Time names its all-time 100 best video games

US magazine Time has named its all-time best 100 video games – and as you’d imagine there are some expected and definitely not as expected inclusions. It divides its list into decades. The 1970s, for instance, includes obvious contenders such as arcade smash-hit Space Invaders and tennis sim Pong, as …

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OPINION: Yes, $100 is too much to charge users of Steam Greenlight

$100. That is much it will cost for users to register to submit their games on Greenlight. And it’s proved a very divisive issue. My opinion is perfectly clear – I think $100 is vastly excessive. Whether you agree with me or not depends completely on which side of the …

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NFS World gets $100 downloadable car

EA is charging users of Need for Speed World $100 to download the free-to-play PC racer’s first ‘premium elite’ car. The publisher has listed the Koenigsegg CCX Elite Edition motor at $100, although it’s currently on offer at $75 until December 21st, reports GameSpot. Although Need for Speed World is …

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$100 Premium XBL service predicted

Earlier this week Microsoft announced that it is to increase the price of some Xbox Live subscription packages – but Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter thinks the platform holder is preparing to take things much further. The extra $10 translates to around $100-150 million per year inadditional revenue for Microsoft,” …

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£99.99 for Wii at Best Buy

Best Buy arrives in the UK this Friday with the grand opening of its Thurrock store – and it has been confirmed that the retailer will be selling the black version of Nintendo’s Wii for just 99.99. The price will run from April 30th to May 3rd. Other offers include …

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Tories make broadband pledge

Ahead of May’s general election the Conservative Party has pledged to deliver super-fast 100Mbps broadband to the majority” of UK homes by 2017 if it is elected to power. Private investors will pay for the infrastructure needs in urban areas with a proportion of the BBC licence fee will be …

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Tetris sells 100m for EA Mobile

Iconic Russian puzzler Tetris, first developed in 1984, has now achieved 100m paid downloads across all mobile formats since EA Mobile bagged the mobile rights in 2005. It was first made available for mobile by G-Mode in Japan in 2001, so the lifetime sales total is actually even greater than …

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