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DC Universe discounts extended

Those hoping to sample Sony Online Entertainment’s PS3 and PC superhero MMO DC Universe Online will be pleased to hear that the publisher has extended its discounted subscription offer for another two weeks. A 90 day subscription in the UK costs just 19.99 in the offer – that’s down from …

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DSi sales soar

DSi sales have leapt 40 per cent every week since Nintendo lowered the trade price last month. The drop in the handheld’s retail price to 129.99 is currently being promoted to consumers as part of a ‘Price Crash’ campaign. Since the adjustment in trade price has been passed on to …

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Sony cuts Minis prices

From tomorrow a number of PlayStation Minis titles will go on sale for two weeks, with savings of between 50p and 1.50. The cuts come as part of what Sony is calling ‘Minis Month’. All the details are over on CasualGaming.biz.

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Microsoft cuts Games-On-Demand prices

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has cut the price of a number of titles on its Xbox Live Games-On-Demand service in several territories – but not, it seems, in the UK. Four games have seen their prices cut from $29.99 to $19.99 in the North American Marketplace – BioShock, Civilization …

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Tesco sales rise year-on-year

Leading UK supermarket chain Tesco has seen its annual Q3 sales increase 2.8 per cent year-on-year with ‘heavy discounting’ named as one of the chief reasons for its success. Non-food items such as toys and electrical goods performed particularly well. Total annual growth hit 8.8 per cent. The news comes …

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High Street sales reach unprecedented pre-Xmas levels

New research from PricewaterhouseCoopers show that 82 per cent of UK High Street retailers are now offering significant sales or reductions in an effort to get shoppers spending money in the run-up to Christmas. Retail Bulletin reports that just 52 per cent of stores were running sales promotions one month …

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Asda eyes gaming in festive price campaign

UK supermarket chain Asda has implemented its planned range of festive discounts across over 4000 of its in-store products this week, and has highlighted its game offering in the process. In addition, the chain has pledged to pass on the full benefit of the government’s recent VAT decrease to its …

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Wii games head to bargain bin fastest

A new study by Electronic Entertainment Design and Research claims that Wii titles are far more likely to receive an early publisher wholesale discount than titles for either Xbox 360 or PS3. The practice, known as ‘price protection’ in the US, describes a publisher lowering the trade price of a …

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Blu-Ray promotions step up a gear

Though the final official confirmation is not expected to arrive until tomorrow , it seems that the world has accepted that the long-fought hi-def format war is at and end – and US retailers are reacting quickly to the news. Reuters reports that many leading North American retailers, such as …

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