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£115 – 3DS price wars begin afresh

With the official UK price cut coming up tomorrow, retail has started to show its hand regarding the levels to which it is prepared to cut the price of the freshly discounted 3DS. And Tesco seems to be the current front-runner following leaked POS indicating it will be selling the …

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GameStop moves first on UK 3DS price

This Friday marks the arrival of the anticipated 3DS price cut – but online retailer GameStop has kicked off its discount early. GameStop.co.uk is currently selling the device for just 134.97 with free delivery. This puts it some way ahead of its online competitors. Amazon is selling the handheld for …

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Iwata cuts own salary in half

Nintendo president Saturo Iwata has announced that he and other key executives are to significantly slash their wages. Kotaku reports that in asplendidly Japanese piece of news, Iwata himself will dock his pay cheque by 50 per cent. Other Nintendo directors have agreed to a 30 per cent cut while …

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Dev confirms PS Vita RAM cut claims

Sony’s alleged reduction to PS Vita’s RAM capacity won’t harm developers working with the system, a Sony studio partner has said. Dani Snchez-Crespo, the CEO of PSP games studio Novarama, told Develop that the upcoming PS Vita handheld will have a whole lot of headroom in terms of GPU power, …

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Nintendo cuts 3DS price

40 per cent has been knocked off the price of the Nintendo 3DS just five months after its launch – and similar cuts are on the way for Europe and the US. Nintendo, speaking in its quarterly financials today, said it was dropping the price after lower-than-expected sales of the …

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OPINION: Cut-price rescue

After the glitz and the glamour of E3, the UK games trade came crashing back down to earth when it returned to work last week. E3 offered plenty of reasons to believe in a successful future. Kinect was proven more than a fad, Vita literally shows life in PlayStation portables, …

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PS3 price cut imminent. £179.99.

Sony is planning another Gamescom barnstormer – with a PlayStation 3 price cut on the cards. An announcement is expected at the August event in Cologne. Trade insiders told MCV the RRP will be 199.99, with retail prepared to go to 179.99. But Microsoft might have to act in response …

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Xbox 360 price cut on the cards?

In a week likely to be characterised by endless rumour, the latest points to a possible Xbox 360 price cut that could be announced at Microsoft’s E3 press conference. The talk stems from an ad spotted by VG247 for the US retailer Target which lists the Xbox 360 250GB and …

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Kotick: Hardware price cuts are coming

Echoing analysts predictions yesterday that Sony and Microsoft are preparing hardware price cuts, Activision boss Bobby Kotick has claimed that such a move is pending. We’ve more confidence in consumer spending," he told the Financial Times. "We feel like some of that has stabilised and there are price cuts on …

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No UK price cut for PSP

A spokesperson for SCE UK has confirmed to MCV that the recent price cut to the PSP in mainland Europe will not apply in the UK. From today the machine will retail for just €129.99 – that’s almost a 25 per cent discount. "The price drop is for continental Europe …

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