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Google slashes £80 off the price of the Nexus 4

The highly regarded Nexus 4 Android smartphone has had its price cut in the UK. Google has chopped 80 off both the 16GB and 8GB versions of the handset, meaning they can be had for just 199 and 159 respectively. Unlike many smartphone deals, these prices are for users to …

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PS3 price cut to 199; Sony to offer discount on PS4 titles

Sony has cut the price of the PlayStation 3 to €199 in Europe. The 12GB Super Slim PlayStation 3 will also see similar price cuts across America, with Sony reducing the price tag to $199. SCE president and CEO Andrew House confirmed the cut during Sony’s Gamescom presentation, along with …

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Xbox One could outnumber PS4 3-to-1 at launch, Xbox One price cut incoming?

Microsoft could win the first round of the next-gen battle through raw numbers, one analyst has claimed. Colin Sebastian says that supply chain checks suggest Microsoft may have the benefit of a 2-3x unit advantage at launch compared to Sony’s PS4". And with both machines quickly running out of pre-order …

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Hilco to cut 400 HMV jobs – report

New HMV owner Hilco will cut a further 400 jobs at the entertainment retailer, according to reports. The Times says that Hilco is targeting a net saving of 7.8m from HMV’s payroll. An internal staff memo has suggested that store security guards will be dropped from nearly all stores other …

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Now Amazon slashes the price of Wii U by £50

Another leading UK retailer has significantly discounted the Wii U. Amazon has cut 50 off both the Wii U 32GB Premium Black machine and the 8GB Basic Pack, meaning they now retail at 249 and 199 respectively. Also of note is the surprisingly low trade-in prices Amazon are offering to …

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Ubisoft cuts torture scene from Splinter Cell Blacklist

Some of Splinter Cell Blacklist’s violent content previously demoed to journalists has been cut from the final release. A controversial scene shown at E3 last year saw players controlling ‘hero’ Sam Fisher torturing a suspect in an interrogation scenario. But the negative reaction from the press and consumers has led …

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Nintendo cuts Wii U sales forecasts despite profits increase

Nintendo now expects to sell 4m Wii U units by the end of the current financial year. That’s down from its previous 5.5m unit sales forecast. It has also lowered its projected 3DS sales from 17.5m to 15m units. The company also revealed that lifetime Wii U sales now stand …

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Microsoft rules out Xbox 360 UK price cut; Nintendo has "nothing to announce"

The Xbox 360 will not be receiving a price cut in the UK this Christmas, Microsoft has told MCV. It emerged this morning that $50 has been slashed off the price of both the 4GB and 250GB versions of the console in North America. And shortly after that we learnt …

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Now Wii gets a US price cut

Yet another mainstream console has had its price cut in the US. Hot on the heels of a (possibly retail led) cut to a couple of Xbox 360 bundles, word has now arrived of a Wii price cut in the territory. A new bundle including a black console, black Wii …

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Xbox 360 prices slashed in US

A host of retailers have slashed $50 off the price of the Xbox 360 in the US. It comes at a time when PS3 is available for a record-low sub-160 in the UK, thanks to the launch of the 12GB model. Though that could all be a coincidence, of course. …

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