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Backlash as EA hikes PC game prices by over 100% in India

Indian PC gamers have taken to Facebook and Twitter to air their discontent at therising prices of EA’s PC games. It was revealed earlier this weekthat FIFA 14on PCwill be priced 66 per cent higher on PC than the launch price of FIFA 13. On PS3 the increase is less …

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Indian gamers react to EA PC price hike with #EAPCIndia campaign

Indian PC gamers have taken to Facebook and Twitter to air their discontent at the rising prices of EA’s PC games. Using the #EAPCIndia hashtag, designed to give Indian gamers a single platform to make themselves heard on the issue, gamers continue to share their opinions on the matter. While …

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Flipkart increases PC game prices to Rs 1,499; distributors respond

Hot on the heels of our confirmation that EA is planning to increase PC game prices in India, the country’s biggest games retailer, Flipkart, has raised prices of forthcoming non-EA games. Ubisoft titles Watch Dogs, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and Splinter Cell: Blacklist are all now listed at Rs …

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UPDATED: PS4 game RRP still not confirmed in Europe

UPDATE:Sony has contacted MCV to say that it has "not made any announcements about PS4 software pricing for the UK or Europe and will do at a later date". ORIGINAL STORY: PS4 games will be priced the same as PS3 games, Sony has confirmed. We have announced the pricing for …

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Surprise – Radeon HD 8000 series PC GPUs tipped for Q3 release

It looks like the PC graphics card battle of 2013 is far from over. Yesterday’s release of Nvidia’s GTX 770 (and last week’s release of the GTX 780) had seemingly signalled an end to the PC GPU wars for the foreseeable future, but talk now suggests AMD is rallying a …

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The Hut opens PS4 software pre-orders… at £70 a shot

UK consumers are free to pre-order a handful of PS4 titles from The Hut, as long as they are willing to lay down 69.99 per game. Killzone: Shadowfall, Destiny, Driveclub, Deep Down, Knack, Diablo III and InFamous: Second Son are all available at that price, while PS4 hardware is listed …

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Short-shipped Ni No Kuni Wizard’s Edition selling for $400

A hard-to-find version of Namco Bandai RPG Ni No Kuni is currently selling for up to four times more than its RRP on eBay. The publisher announced earlier this week that a computer glitch had led to more orders being accepted for the $99.99 Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the …

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Wii U console prices soar on eBay as shortages grip High Street

In case you hadn’t noticed, the Wii U was released in America yesterday and supply shortages are leading to sky-high prices online. eBay has seen Premium edition consoles, which have a US RRP of $350, sell for prices between $399.99 and $510.00. $480 seems to be the standard price for …

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UPDATED: Call of Duty: Black Ops II – where’s cheapest?

It’s a good bet to be the biggest launch of 2012, and that typically leads to some fierce price wars on the High Street. However, there’s no sign yet of any bargain-basement offers, but there are still lots of retailers yet to show their hand. Tesco is selling the game …

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Square Enix: £20 iPhone games do work

Publisher Square Enix has dismissed the notion that free-to-play is the only business model for mobile. The firm says it has had success with its premium-priced iOS titles, including episodic title Final Fantasy Dimensions, which costs in total 19.99. It’s actually done a lot more revenue than a lot of …

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