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Xbox Live points coming to local tills?

Gamers could soon be able to buy Xbox Live, PSN or Nintendo points from their local newsagents. That’s if PaySafeCard gets its own way. The firm operates a service where customers can get code print-outs from tills, similar to how mobile top-ups work. It already offers Facebook Credits, as well …

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GAME takes XBLA cards to Oxford Street

Gamers can now buy Xbox Live Arcade titles from GAME’s flagship London Oxford Street store. It is the next stage in the firm’s roll out of XBLA games in-store. The trial features 30 XBLA games and DLC sold in over 40 GAME outlets. Game cards range in price from 2.04 …

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GameStop wants to sell directly on XBL/PSN

As bricks and mortar looks to increase its digital footprint, GameStop has outlined plans to begin selling content directly into customer’s Xbox Live and PlayStation Network accounts. It would work by linking a user’s GameStop ID to their XBL and PSN accounts. The content would then be downloaded automatically when …

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Microsoft launches Xbox Live Rewards

Users of Xbox Live are now able to register for the Xbox Live Rewards program, a new scheme that offers to dish out real Microsoft Points for free. It’s open to any Gold Members of the service who are registered in either the UK or US. Points will be awarded …

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Realtime gears up APB for July

British developer Realtime Worlds has revealed the details for its blockbuster MMO, All Points Bulletin. The game is due for release on Friday, July 2nd and has a RRP of 34.99, which includes 50 hours of playtime and free access to the game’s social districts where customisation takes place. Indigo …

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EA alters Battlefield Heroes pricing

Changes to the cost of in-game items in EA’s online-only free-to-play shooter Battlefield Heroes have been met poorly by the title’s community, with claims that it is now almost impossible to compete with rival players without spending real-world cash on the game. Anyone is able to download the free Battlefield …

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JAPAN: Microsoft planning fresh 360 offensive

With the Xbox 360 having passed the one million unit sales barrier in Japan last month, Microsoft has announced a fresh offensive for its console in the Far East. At a press conference last night, the platform holder revealed that it’s going to hand out 1m Microsoft Points to Japanese …

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DSi digital content shop announced

After the huge successes the firm has enjoyed with both its retro Virtual Console service and original software shop WiiWare, Nintendo has now confirmed that a similar store for DS owners is being lined up. Users will use the same points scheme currently employed on Wii to pay for downloads, …

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