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Rivals can’t compete with Guitar Hero

Activision has told MCV it will keep aggressively growing its share of the music category through retail collaborations, new promotions and expansion to new genres. The publisher was celebrating this week after the Guitar Hero franchise secured its first number one – Guitar Hero 5 managed to top the UK …

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Wii price cut nearing

Nintendo is remaining tight-lipped, but it’s appearing almost certain now that the platform holder is to cut the price of its Wii console at the end of the month – most likely at its Tokyo Game Show event. The latest evidence comes in the form or a Toys R Us …

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Wii price drop next month?

The evidence claiming the Nintendo is preparing to cut the cost of its Wii console continues to mount, with fresh indications coming this time from US retailer Wal Mart. Kotaku laid its eyes on an advance retail price listing from the North American retailer (which owns UK supermarket Asda) which …

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Wii RRP under pressure

The RRP of Wii is looking shakier than ever – as retail dramatically slashes the price of Nintendo’s console and Microsoft drops its powerful 360 Elite to under 200. The trade this week told MCV that a drop this Q4 could be the only way for Nintendo to regain its …

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JAPAN: 360 price cut nears

Microsoft is to hold a press conference in Hong Kong tomorrow where it is expected that a price cut for the machine will be announced for key territories across the region. Kotaku claims that the new prices, which have not yet been outlined, will go live in countries such as …

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Xbox 360 UK sales up 43%

The combination of a UK bank holiday and Microsofts £30 reduction in the cost of an Xbox 360 Elite lead to a 43 per cent week-on-week sales increase for the next-gen console last week, ChartTrack has told MCV. Those who were expecting a more significant upturn should, ChartTrack added, note …

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Its official: Xbox 360 price cut announced

The speculation can finally come an end. From tomorrow the Xbox 360 Elite 120GB will cost 199.99 in the UK – that’s a drop of 30 from the current RRP. And as expected, the price of the Xbox 360 Arcade has increased by the same amount to 159.99, though Microsoft …

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Kmart confirms new PS3

The starkest indication yet that Sony is planning to both cut the price of the standard PS3 and announce a brand new Slim redesign has arrived courtesy of an ad currently running on the homepage of US retailer Kmart. The ad, which is on rotation here (as spotted by Kotaku), …

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Confusion over 360 price changes

With the industry bracing itself for an RRP drop for the top-end Xbox 360 Elite SKU this week, it now looks as if the entry-level Arcade hardware could be in for a price increase. At the end of last week it seemed that all the evidence was pointing to an …

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Argos: Xbox Pro discontinued

The online portal of UK retailer Argos is claiming that the Xbox 360 Pro is no longer available – substantiating MCV’s claims from earlier today that Microsoft is preparing to terminate the SKU to facilitate its Xbox 360 Elite price cut. Eurogamer spotted that those heading to the Argos listing …

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