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Creutz: Wii U is struggling mightily, has abandoned the field to Microsoft and Sony

Another US analyst has poured scorn on Nintendo’s Wii U and said that the opportunity for success will soon pass. "After seven months on the market, Nintendo’s Wii U is struggling mightily," Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz told investors, as reported by GameSpot. We note that the company has …

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Asda slashes ANOTHER £50 off the price of Wii U

How low will retail go in an effort to shift its Wii U stock? Having slashed 50 off the price of both the Wii U Basic and Premium SKUs back in March, retailer Asda has now cut ANOTHER 50 off the machine’s shelf price. That means consumers can now buy …

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Wii U discounting continues – Premium now available for £244.97

Retail has dropped Nintendo’s Wii U to an all-time low in an effort to inject some momentum into the console. GameStop.co.uk is offering the Premium 32GB version for just 244.97 for this weekend only. That’s a price drop of 55. The news comes after Amazon yesterday slashed the price of …

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US Sony Stores cut $100 from the price of PlayStation Vita

The majority of American Sony Stores have cut the price of the 3G PlayStation Vita by a third. Joystiq reports that the handheld is currently available for $199.97, down from the $299.99 it was being sold for previously. There seems to be a bit of confusion regarding how long the …

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Vita sales explode following Japanese price cut

Sony’s decision to slash the Vita’s price to just 19,980 – that’s around 140! – has certainly reaped rewards. The powerful handheld shifted 62,543 units in Japan last week according to Media Create data. That’s a very significant jump over the 11,456 units sold the week before. It wasn’t quite …

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Sony announces Japanese Vita price cut

The price of the PlayStation Vita has been cut by around 35 in Japan. The machine had until now cost 24,980 (174) but will now retail for 19,980 (139), according to Eurogamer. The cut applies to both the Wi-Fi and 3G models. Crucially this new price still means that Vita …

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Nintendo rules out Wii U price cut despite "not delivering value proposition" to consumers

The price of the Wii U will not be cut by Nintendo in the near future. That’s despite, by Nintendo’s own admission, the fact that Wii U has not delivered a value proposition” to consumers. But with the company still selling the machine at a loss, it has no room …

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Vita price cut possible; Vita/PS3 bundle not ruled out

Sony is looking to cut the price of the PlayStation Vita – but not until 2013. The high-powered handheld still retails for on or around the RRPs for which it debuted – that’s between 200-220 for the Wi-Fi model and 250-270 for the 3G machine. It looks unlikely, however, that …

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Kinect receives price cut in US

Microsoft has announced a permanent price drop for Kinect, for some of the world at least. Major Nelson revealed on his blog earlier today that the new reduced price is set at $109.99, and is available immediately in the US. The Major explained similar cuts are coming soon to the …

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