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Nintendo cuts staff bonuses by 20%, report claims

Nintendo is to cut its employees’ summer bonuses by 20 per cent after poor performance this year, according to a report. Japanese business outletNikkeiclaims that the console giant has taken the action after declining demand for Wii hardware and software. The decision to make cuts comes despite the Nintendo 3DS …

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Nintendo cuts DSi and DSI XL price in US

The age of the 3DS is upon us, so it seems only right that Nintendo moves now to slash the price of its last generation handheld. The DSi will be cut to $99 and its bigger brother, the DSi XL, is to drop to $129. That’s represents a saving of …

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Blaze slashes GameGadget price, promises refunds for existing owners

Retro emulation-based handheld GameGadget has had its RRP slashed from 99.99 to 59.99. Makers Blaze say the move is due to phenomenal demand and support”. Furthermore, the company has said it will refund all current owners 40 to make up for the price drop. Demand and support for GameGadgethas been …

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Rainbow 6’s lead devs axed by Ubisoft

Ubisoft has axed leading members of the Montreal development team behind its upcoming Rainbow 6 Patriots game, it has been revealed. As reported byGame Informer, the publisher has confirmed that creative director David Sears, narrative head Richard Rouse III, lead designer Philippe Therien and animation director Brent George have all …

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Analyst predicts Vita sales of 12.4m in 2012

Strategy Analytics has predicted that PlayStation Vita will sell 12.4m units around the world this year – as long as Sony cuts the price of the hardware. The prediction is based on the belief that Sony will – most likely in Q4 – cut the cost of the Wi-Fi console …

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Rift subscription fees lowered

Trion Worlds has dropped the subscription price of its PC MMO Rift with bigger savings given to those who pay annually. An annual subscription previously cost 71.88 per year – or 5.99 per month – but this has now been lowered to 59 per year. This works out at 4.92 …

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Sony cuts Tablet S prices

Electronics giant Sony has shaved $100 from the price of its iPad-rivalling Tablet S in the US. The 32GB model has been cut from $600 to $500 while the entry-level 16GB SKU has seen its price slashed from $500 to $400. The Android powered device hoped to compete with higher-profile …

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3DS sales up 260% since price drop

Nintendo has revealed that following its global price drop for the 3DS, sales of the machine have dramatically improved in the US. Prior to the cut, the console was retailing for around $250. Now it has an RRP of $169.99. Throughout August the company sold a total of 235k units. …

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PS3 price cut ad push begins

Sony has kicked off its UK marketing campaign to promote the PS3 price cut. A six-sheet version of the ad seen in full below will feature in over 5,000 roadside posters across the country from Monday.In addition, national ads will litter the press across the coming weeks kicking off with …

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GAME reveals new PS3 pricing

GAMESCOM: Retailer GAME has revealed its new pricing strategy for the PS3 following Sony’s decision to slash the price of the console. The standalone price for the 160GB model will be 199.99. The 320GB machine will retail for 249.99. These prices can be cut to 179.99 and 229.99 respectively when …

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