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Iwata doesn’t like price cuts

Nintendo’s global president Saturo Iwata has revealed why the Wii is the only current console not to receive a price drop – he doesn’t like them. Kotaku translated an interview with Touch-DS, in which the leading gaming icon stated: This is my personal thinking, but when the model’s price-tag drops …

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US: Analyst predicts Xbox 360 victory this Q4

Jesse Divinch of analyst firm Electronic Entertainment Design has said that Sony must seriously consider adjusting the RRP of PS3 this Q4 or else face the prospect of being beaten by Xbox 360 in the festive sales war. Edge Online quotes Divinich as saying: Between Sony and Nintendo, Sony should …

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Microsoft slashes 360 DLC cost

Following its recent price cuts to its hardware SKUs in both North America and Japan (though not Europe – yet) Microsoft has announced a limited time promotion on Xbox Live that will see an assortment of DLC cut in price. With cuts of up to 60 per cent, leading offers …

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US: Xbox 360 price drop confirmed

Just hours after analysts predicted a North American price drop , Microsoft has confirmed that is has dropped the RRP on all three of its Xbox 360 SKUs – with the now sub-$200 Arcade pack leading the charge. Coming in below the price of rival Nintendo’s popular Wii, Microsoft has …

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Woolworths suffers like-for-like sales drop

Woolworths has recorded a fall in like-for-like sales for the 38 weeks up to the end of October, reported Marketing Week . Despite the 0.4 per cent dip, the retail chain’s total group sales were up by 16.6 per cent thanks to acquisitions and new contracts relating to its entertainment …

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Japanese hardware sales take a knock

Hardware sales in Japan have taken a downturn for the week ending September 2nd – the PS3 being the only exception with a marginal boost, shifting 18,068 units. The DS sold less than 100,000 units during the week for the first time this year, reported Games Industry . Its 94,339 …

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