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Amazon wants to ship you products BEFORE you order them

Online retailer Amazon is planning to ship orders to customers before they have even pressed the ‘buy’ button’. Wall Street Journal reports that the company has applied to patent for a method called anticipatory shipping”, the function of which is to minimise the wait between ordering and receiving to such …

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Amazon introduces £10 minimum spend for free delivery

Online retailer Amazon has redefined the conditions under which it now offers Free Super Saver Delivery. Effective today the site will impose a minimum spend of 10 to qualify for free postage across a number of categories. There are some exemptions however, most notable of which are video games. Also …

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New-look Xbox 360 available now… if you can find it

Microsoft last week announced a new-look redesigned Xbox 360 that we were told was available straight away. Have you seen one on the High Street yet? Because MCV hasn’t. Nor can it find anyone that has. In fact, after having a quick look online we found that just GAME and …

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Xbox 360 app lets you order pizza, built custom pizzas with Kinect

Gamers can now order pizza directly through their Xbox 360 consoles. But perhaps more importantly, they can also design their own custom pizzas using Kinect and then have them delivered directly to their homes. They can also navigate the program using gestures and voice. The Pizza Hut app first and …

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The Commodore 64 returns

One of the most iconic games computers ever manufactured has made a return to the global market. With its ’80s heyday behind it, a new version of the Commodore 64 is now available to order online. Superficially it look identical to the famous machine of old, though look at the …

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GAME shop opens on PS Home

From today GAME’s Moonbase in PlayStation Home will begin offering users the chance to order physical game from the retailer directly through the game world. Using any one of the Moonbase terminals customers will be able to browse a selection of PS3 and PSP games for home delivery. In addition, …

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Just Cause 2 pre-order rewards revealed

Square Enix Europe has confirmed that all those who pre-order the upcoming Just Cause 2 will receive and exclusive limited edition version of the game. Along with the exclusive packaging, Just Cause 2 LE includes what is being called the Black Market Chaos Pack which brings with it five downloadable …

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MW2 tops all-time Amazon pre-order chart

Amazon.co.uk has confirmed that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has become the most pre-ordered game in the company’s history, racking up double the amount of interest of former title holder Grand Theft Auto IV. The level of interest in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has been unprecedented,” Amazon.co.uk’s …

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Black Wii sparks price war

Whilst we’re used to aggressive price battles in the software market, hardware prices are typically resilient – which makes the current price war surrounding the upcoming Black Wii all the more surprising. A number of leading online retailers – such as Amazon, Play, ShopTo and GAME – are offering the …

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Mass Effect 2 dated

Publisher EA will release BioWare’s much-anticipated sci-fi RPG sequel Mass Effect 2 on Xbox 360 and PC on January 29th in the UK. The game’s pre-order bonuses have also been outlined and will include in-game items such special armour and weapons. Retailers who have signed up to the incentive schemes …

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