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Aussie retailer opens up on import sales

Retailer JB HiFi has officially admitted that it is selling imported stock in its Australian High Street stores. MCV Pacific reports that, as in the UK, specialist games retailers in the country face growing pressure from price-focused mass-market retailers. In addition, the import scene lives on in Australia, partly due …

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FIFA 12 ANZ price and deal roundup

With FIFA 12 kicking off today, MCV takes a look at the best deals, prices and bundles in Australia and New Zealand. JB HiFi takes the award for cheapest price on the standard edition, going out at AUD$79, next to GAME’s AUD$88 for PS3 or 360. GAME and EB Games, …

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Pre-order incentives for Need for Speed The Run announced

GAME Australia has announced a Need For Speed: The Run MEGA BLOK with each pre-order of the game’s limited edition. The MEGA BLOK cars are DIY constructable vehicles from the game itself, and consumers will be scoring one of three available when they pre-order. The Limited Edition is ubiquitous across …

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GAME announces Call of Duty: MW3 pre-order dog tags

Customers pre-ordering and purchasing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 from GAME will receive 4Gb USB dog tags containing ‘classified Call of Duty content’. The offer is available to purchasers of the Hardened edition (which contains the steelbook case, limited edition journal, founder status on Call of Duty: Elite plus …

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GAME Australia drops price on Batman: Arkham City

GAME Australia has announced an online-only pre-order special on Batman: Arkham City for AUD$88 on PS3 and 360, or AUD$78 on PC. The move leaves GAME as the cheapest of the big three, with JB HiFi at AUD$94 and EB Games at AUD$98. GAME is sporting the Batman Beyond in-game …

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THQ announces Saints Row: The Third exclusives

THQ has announced the Australian and New Zealand retailers for its Saints Row: The Third ‘Maximum Pleasure’ and ‘Smooth Criminal’ editions. JB HiFi will be carrying the ‘Maximum Pleasure Edition’, which will feature the game, a Professor Genki stuntman key-ring, hyper-replica head and a banner pen, and will retail for …

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Skyrim pre-order offers announced

Pre-order incentives for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim have been detailed for Australian and New Zealand stores. EB Games is carrying a Skyrim Steelbook, a 100 page Skyrim debossed notebook, premium physical map and 4 collectible art cards for AUD$108 or NZD$128. JB HiFi has a combo strategy guide and …

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JB HiFi in-store magazine reaches new heights

Scribal Custom, publishers of JB HiFi’s in-store publication STACK Magazine, has confirmed its current distribution and newsletter subsribers. The printed version of the magazine now sends 140’000 copies to the nearly 150 JB HiFi stores throughout Australia and New Zealand, while the monthly newsletter now has 144’000 subscribers. Nic Short, …

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