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No PS2 price cut in UK

Sony has confirmed that despite the PS2 price cuts announced for both Europe and North America, the UK price of the machine is set to remain unchanged. An SCE UK spokesperson told MCV that neither [the European or North American price cuts] effect the UK – the price will remain …

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Koller: PS2s library will reach 1,900 titles this year

Following the news that Sony is to cut the price of PS2 in both Europe and North America, the firm has spoken of the new family market it hopes to connect with. This new price means that more people than ever will be able to join in on the fun …

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Sony drops PS2 price

Following an intense period of speculation, Sony has confirmed that it is to cut the price of its leading last-gen console PS2. The machine will see €30 cut from its European retail price, meaning it will be available on the continent for just €99.99. North American gamers see a similar …

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O2 reveals iPhone price cut

As rumoured last week, UK mobile operator O2 has lifted the lid on its upcoming iPhone discounts, and it’s the eradication of the upfront single payment on some tariffs that has caught the eye. Commentators are speculating that the moves come ahead of the end of O2’s exclusivity deal on …

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GameStop stock falls following Amazons pre-owned news

The news that online retail giant Amazon is to enter the pre-owned games market has seen the shares of High Street rival GameStop take a steep fall, dipping 14 per cent yesterday. Variety reports that used games account for 44 per cent of GameStop’s profits, and that Amazon’s move into …

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Microsoft slashes XBL price

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has cut the price of Gold membership to its Xbox Live service in both Europe and North America in what it is describing as a limited time” deal The North American price has dropped from $49.99 to $39.99 whilst the UK price has fallen 5 …

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PS3 price cut rumours intensify

Whilst a PS3 price cut of some sort seems certain within the coming months, one analyst has gone one further by predicting that a drop will be confirmed within days. Recent channel checks indicate increased speculation for a PS3 price cut announcement from Sony in the next couple of days,” …

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Microsoft to ditch Zune?

With Microsoft currently in the middle of a wide-scale reorganisation following a less than perfect financial posting , the future of the firm’s iPod-rivalling MP3 player Zune has been thrown into doubt, Silicon Alley Insider speculates. The firm’s financials revealed that sales of the MP3 player were down 54 per …

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Capcom reveals Q1 release line-up

Japanese publisher and developer Capcom has revealed its release schedule for the first quarter of 2009, and it’s not a line-up shy of potential triple-A hits. The listing is lead by graphically lush next-gen fighter Street Fighter IV, which will be released on both Xbox 360 and PS3 on February …

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Wretched month on UK High Street

Whilst shopping numbers have to date remained buoyant amidst the current global credit crunch, October stats from the Retail Traffic Index make for sombre reading for retail, with a 3.1 per cent year-on-year drop in shopping trips reported. The numbers were also 1.3 per cent down on September. Dr Tim …

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