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Blaze slashes GameGadget price, promises refunds for existing owners

Retro emulation-based handheld GameGadget has had its RRP slashed from 99.99 to 59.99. Makers Blaze say the move is due to phenomenal demand and support”. Furthermore, the company has said it will refund all current owners 40 to make up for the price drop. Demand and support for GameGadgethas been …

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FEATURE: The price of digital

It costs less to buy games from Tesco than it does via Steam. Retail price wars and general cost depreciation means that, on average, games lose 25 per cent of their value in just one month on the UK High Street. And that just doesn’t happen in the same way …

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Pre-owned "increases the cost of games"

Echoing the thoughts an arguments that have many times been the centre of near-furious debate at the Intent Media office, Silicon Knights boss Denis Dyack has argued that pre-owned is damaging the games industry. I would argue that used games actually increase the cost of games," he told GamesIndustry. "There …

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Average software price up 5.4%

The average price of video games last year was 25.63. That’s an increase of 5.4 per cent year-on-year. In 2010, the average cost of games was 24.32.Specialists, generalists and indies increased prices the most, up 7.1 per centfor an average selling price of 27.01. Supermarket game prices were up 6.5 …

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GAME shares fall as time runs out on lender talks

With any potential deal to save GAME needing to be in place by this weekend, the retailer’s share price has taken a big hit on the markets this morning. Having closed on Friday at 3.072p, GAME’s share price opened at just 2.5p this morning before falling to 1.6p after just …

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Blaze confirms £500 price tag for NeoGeo X

Retro gaming specialist Blaze has told MCV its planned 500 price tag for the NeoGeo X is accurate, contrary to other reports circulating online. Games news website Eurogamerposted a story suggesting the 500 price tag is innacurate. It also said a Blaze spokesperson confirmed this. However, Blaze has told MCV …

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Investors predict stock surge as GAME shares climb

GAME’s share price has begun to rise dramatically with investors sensing a strong recovery over the next 24 hours. Stock is currently trading at 3.20p, an increase of over 50 per cent. It even reached as high as 3.7p in the minutes after the markets opened. Earlier this week the …

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Blueshore Global Equity acquires 8% of GAME’s shares

A company called Blueshore Global Equity has today acquired 29m GAME Group shares, giving it an 8.35 per cent stake in the retailer and limited voting rights. Blueshore, a global equity fund based in New Jersey, was founded in 2006 by Harsha Gowda. It specialises in equity and pooled investment …

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GAME stock plummets below 1p

It’s a sorry Monday morning for beleaguered retailer GAME today with stock in the company dropping to an all-time low. Having closed on Friday evening at an already rock-bottom 3.51p per share, GAME’s stock opened Monday morning on a bewilderingly low 1.75p. In the minutes that followed it fell as …

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Asda announces Mass Effect 3 midnight openings

Supermarket chain Asda is to open over 200 stores at midnight tonight so gamers can get their hands on Mass Effect 3 the very moment it is released. Furthermore, the retailer is charging just 37.97 for the game – no strings attached. Mass Effect 3 is set to be a …

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