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Where’s cheapest? FIFA 12 price roundup

FIFA 12 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. If you’re looking for cut-price deals on triple-A games on the High Street this Q4, you need look no further. But it’s EA’s turn first, with the release of FIFA 12 in the UK at midnight tonight. Tesco appears to be …

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3DS reaches 1m sales in Japan

Nintendo’s 3DS has now passed the 1m unit sales barrier in Japan. However, as reported by Andriasang, it took the machine 13 weeks to reach the milestone. Its predecessor the DS managed the same in just four weeks. Other iterations of the DS have also been quicker out of the …

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Novembers 1m game shortfall

UK games retail sold 1m fewer games during November than it did during the same period in 2009, according to GfK Chart-Track data. Just shy of 9m games were sold at retail last month, while a little under 10m units were shifted during the same period in 2009. But retailers …

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Modern Warfare 2 still rules Xbox Live

The long awaited release of Halo Reach last week was the biggest games event of 2010 – but 2009’s gaming champ isn’t much impressed. According to figures from Microsoft’s Larry Hyrb, Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 was the most played game on Xbox Live for the week ending …

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Xbox 360 S tracking ahead of PS3 Slim

With both the Xbox 360 and PS3 having undergone physical redesigns in the last year, a study by Gamasutra claims that while both have seen an uplift in sales it’s Xbox 360 that has benefited the most. In its first three months of availability the PS3 Slim saw year-on-year sales …

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Digital price comparison site launches

A new digital game downloads price comparison site fronted by an ex-director of Koch Media has gone live. Deals4downloads collates the latest digital offers, and claims consumers can save an average 50 per cent from over 15 partners including Amazon and Steam. CEO Sebastian Lindig has 20 years experience in …

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High Street cheaper than 360 Games-On-Demand

Though we’re yet to hear the specific price of each title heading to Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Games On Demand service next week, Joystiq is claiming that all titles will be priced between 1,600 MS Points (13.50) and 2,400 MS Points (20). This is good news for bricks and mortar retail …

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HMV website impresses in latest online retail listings

National entertainment retailer HMV is the star games performer in a new comparison of the nation’s leading retail websites, according to survey conductor The Retail Bulletin. HMV was one of the star performers, with the technical performance and functionality improvements seen on its website seeing it jump 49 places to …

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New price comparison site targets gamers

With the online price comparison market becoming increasingly competitive, new outfit Sccope is targeting gamers to give itself a head start in the long battle to win internet market share. A statement from the new portal claims to offer a route to substantial savings on games – for instance, a …

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