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Skyrim drops to Rs 1,999 on consoles, Rs 1,499 on PC in India

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has finally received a much needed price drop in India. Having launched at Rs 3,499 on consoles and Rs 2,499 on PC, it was priced significantly higher than most other games in India. Now, distributor E-xpress Interactive has dropped the game’s price drastically to Rs …

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Warner Bros introduces PS3 Essentials at Rs 999

Warner Bros Interactive has introduced its PS3 Essentials range in India, starting with four titles. The initial set of Essentials includes Batman: Arkham Asylum Game of the Year Edition, MK vs DC Universe, LEGO Harry Potter Years 1-4, and LEGO Batman. Much like it did with its line of Ubisoft …

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The impact of High Street closures on game distribution

Following the loss of HMV and Blockbuster stores, the role of a distributor has become (in principle) easier for now, with fewer stores to deliver to. But this offers no comfort when there are fewer orders coming in. So have the suppliers been hurt the most by the High Street’s …

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Milestone flouts own rules, Game4u discounts new games via eBay

Game4u has violated retail guidelines set by its parent company and distributor Milestone Interactive by offering console hardware as well as new and upcoming games at discounted prices. In 2011, Milestone Interactive directed online retailers not to sell games distributed by it below MRP (maximum retail price) for a period …

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Ashes Cricket 2013 release date announced for India

505 Games’ Ashes Cricket 2013 will be released on 21st June, the game’s Indian distributor Origin Games has announced. The new game will be developed by Trickstar Games, who also developed International Cricket 2010 for Codemasters. Ashes Cricket 2013 is being developed using a brand new game engine, so fans …

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Digital Distribution: Dealing with discoverability

Variety is the spice of life, but there’s precious little to be had at games retail at the moment. A cursory glance at the charts in any given week will show the usual franchises scuffling over positions in the Top 10: FIFA, Call of Duty, Just Dance, Need For Speed …

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Namco Bandai takes over Codemasters’ UK distribution duties

Having already handled much of Codemasters’ European distribution, Namco Bandai has now taken control of the publisher’s UK distribution as well. It’s an expansion of a deal that first arose in 2010, and not as some may fear a first move toward the closure of Codemasters’ publishing business. There has …

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Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 Limited Edition priced for India

The Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2: Limited Edition is the only SKU of the game that will be released in India, distributor Origin Games has announced. The Limited Edition features O-card packaging and includes two pieces of DLC: The Vintorez in-game sniper rifle for use in multiplayer modes Major Vladic as …

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Reliance confirms Indian release for Grid 2

Codemasters’ upcoming racer Grid 2 will see an official Indian release, Reliance Home Video & Games has confirmed. We had previously reported that an Indian release for Grid 2 through Reliance Home Video & Games was uncertain. However, the company has announced that the game will be in stores in …

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