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Canadians suffer video game RRP increase

The price of new video games appears to have been hiked in Canada. HardcoreGamer reports that publishers have upped the price of new releases from $69.99 CAD to $74.99 CAD. The increase comes less than a year after Canadian game prices were raised $5 from $64.99 CAD. The change is …

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Sony to close Canadian shops

Sony has detailed plans to close all of its Canadian retail stores within the next two months. The announcement comes via a press release issued on The Canadian Press and reported on by CBC News, which states the firm will shut down all 14 of its current Canada-based locations. Five …

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Riot talking to ISPs about a dedicated North American League of Legends network

Playing League of Legends in the US and Canada could soon be a smoother experience with the roll out of a dedicated network for the game in the region. Developer Riot says it is already talking to ISPs about improving the game’s online performance and reducing ping. Currently, ISPs focus …

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US PS Store October promo offers $15 credit for those who purchase $100

Sony has launched a special promotion for PlayStation Store customers in North America, crediting $15 to individuals who spend $100 or more during the month of October. The promotion – detailed on the US PlayStation blog – requires PlayStation owners to use their SEN Wallet for purchases to qualify towards …

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PlayStation Now open beta launches on PS3

PS3 owners in parts of US and Canada can now stream games through an open beta of Sony’s PlayStation Now service. The US PlayStation Blog announces the PlayStation 3 beta is available in mainland US and parts of Canada. PlayStation Now hit open beta on PlayStation 4 in July, with …

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