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JAPAN: Xbox 360 price slashed

At a Microsoft press conference at Japan this morning the platform holder confirmed a drastic price cut for its hardware range – with the hard drive-less Arcade machine now cheaper than Nintendo’s Wii. CVG reports that the Arcade pack now costs just YEN 19,800 (100), a significant cut from the …

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E3 08: Euro PS3 Platinum range confirmed

SCEE boss David Reeves last night confirmed that the European version of the firm’s PS3 budget software range, dubbed the Platinum Range in this territory, will arrive on store shelves on August 1st. Games will cost just 19.99 (€29.99 in mainland Europe) – significantly less than the 39.99-49.99 RRP carried …

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E3 08: Square Enix shares rise on FFXIII boost

The share price of Japanese RPG specialist Square Enix saw its steepest rise in over a month yesterday on news that the firm is to release the madly anticipated Final Fantasy XIII on both Xbox 360 and PS3 . Bloomberg reports that the company’s share price rose 5.2 per cent …

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Xbox 360 drops below £150

An aggressive price promotion from the UK’s leading retailer Tesco has seen Microsoft’s Xbox 360 drop below the 150 barrier for the first time. The supermarket chain if offering an Xbox 360 Arcade machine, which includes a wireless joypad, 256MB memory card, component cable and five Xbox Live Arcade titles, …

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Gran Turismo 5 Prologue dated

Having altered things ever so slightly since its last release schedule , Sony has confirmed that the long-awaited Gran Turismo 5 Prologue will be released on Wednesday March 26th in the UK for 24.99. That’s the date for the Blu-Ray version, at least. A download-only PSN version will arrive a …

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Big RRP difference on Devil May Cry 4

February 8th can’t come soon enough for fans of Capcom’s successful hack ‘n’ slash (‘n’ shoot) action series Devil May Cry, but PS3 gamers face a costlier outlay than their Xbox 360 rivals. The PS3 version of Devil May Cry 4 looks set to retail for 49.99 in most High …

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Woolworths selling PS3 at all time low price

Woolworths has claimed that it has dropped the price of the PlayStation 3 to its ‘lowest ever level’ – offering Sony’s next-gen console for just 375 over the bank holiday weekend. The value bundle comes with two free games, two free Blu-Ray DVDs and an additional controller. The deal is …

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