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Oculus Rift customers see pre-orders pushed back as far as August

The troubled launch of the Oculus Rift VR headset shows no sign of improving. Polygon reports that a number of customers have now been informed that their pre-orders have been pushed back significantly, in some cases to as far away as June – that’s three months after the headset’s official …

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HTC acknowledges ‘multiple issues’ with Vive deliveries

Tech company HTC has for the first acknowledged the issues that have been plaguing HTC Vive customers. Complaints about the ordering process and delayed deliveries have been doing the rounds for days, with reports that all non-Paypal orders were facing problems. HTC has denied credit card issues, however, and insisted …

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UK buyers still waiting for Oculus Rift pre-orders

It appears that the Oculus Rift VR revolution has yet to reach the UK. The headset officially launched on March 28th, but Kotaku reports that as far as it can gather, the only people in the UK to have actually received their devices are original Kickstarter backers. Oculus said earlier …

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‘Configuration change’ leads to Hitman pre-order cancellations

PS4 owners who had pre-ordered the digital version of Square Enix’s Hitman have had their orders cancelled. Videogamer reports that Sony has told those affected that the publisher has notified us that the configuration of the product… has changed significantly”, that it is cancelling all pre-orders and that a revised …

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Oculus Rift pre-orders go live in two days

Pre-orders for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will go live this week. The company has announced that customers will be able to lay down money for the device from 8am PST (4pm UK time) on Wednesday January 6th. Oculus founder Palmer Luckey will also be doing a Reddit AMA …

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Capcom reports high pre-orders for new HD Resident Evil updates

Pre-orders for Capcom’s upcoming Resident Evil Origins Collection are well ahead of the publisher’s predictions. The Xbox One, PS4 and PC compilation brings together the updated edition of Resident Evil HD – which launched digitally in January 2015 – with the upcoming remake of Resident Evil 0. It’s due on …

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GAME insists Fallout 4 problems are not its fault

Retailer GAME has denied suggestions that its own systems are to blame for the Fallout 4 pre-order fracas. The retailer earlier today said that the issues have only affected a small number of users and that it has contacted all those involved to ensure they get their game. Some contest …

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GAME responds to spate of MGS5, Mario Maker and Fallout 4 pre-order problems

It’s been a couple of rough months for GAME customers, to say the least. In June, the GAME-exclusive Batmobile Edition of Batman Arkham Knight was pulled from sales days before release. The retailer reimbursed affected gamers with a 20 voucher in lieu of their missing purchase, blaming unforeseen circumstances that …

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GAME admits some Fallout 4 orders not ready for launch

Many customers who have been unable to contact GAME’s customer services concerning their botched Fallout 4 orders will not be receiving the game today. It was revealed last Friday that a number of customers who had pre-ordered the coveted Pip-Boy Edition of the game had seen their orders cancelled after …

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Call of Duty pre-orders UP year-on-year

Video game pre-orders are on the decline, but Activision says that Call of Duty: Black Ops III pre-orders are bucking the trend. Specifically, it says that pre-orders for its upcoming shooter – which comes out this Friday (November 6th) are better than those placed for its predecessor Advanced Warfare. We …

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