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Sony’s Robert Fisser on PS4 India release

Sony announced a 13th December release date for the PlayStation 4 in the UAE, but is not ready to spill the beans on the India release just yet. Speaking with MCV at the on-going GAMES 13 expo in Dubai, PlayStation’s regional head for the Middle East, India and Turkey, Robert …

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PES shows greater price decline than FIFA in weeks following release

It appears that the PES series takes the battle to FIFA on more fronts than simply on the pitch. Konami’s title has, over the last two years at least, attempted to topple its rival with lower prices – with last year’s PES 2013 offering larger discounts than the previous year. …

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How cheap is Apple’s ‘budget’ iPhone 5C in the UK?

The UK’s mobile operators have announced their price plans for Apple’s new entry-level iPhone 5C. As always, there’s a vast array of options that see you paying anything from nothing to 600 up front as well as the monthly payment plan. EE is offering the 16GB version of the phone …

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Sony raises PS3 game prices; more publishers to follow

Sony has increased the prices of upcoming PS3 titles Beyond: Two Souls and Gran Turismo 6. Both games were previously priced at Rs 2,999, but are now increased to Rs 3,499. The price hikes are attributed to the continuing decline of the Rupee, which today stands at Rs 67 against …

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The Elder Scrolls Anthology coming to India; priced Rs 3,999

A collection of all five main Elder Scrolls games will be released as the Elder Scrolls Anthology next week, and will be sold in India for Rs 3,999. The premium box set includes Arena, Daggerfall, Morrowind, Oblivion, and Skyrim, including all the official add-ons for Morrowind, Oblivion, and Skyrim that …

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With Microsoft Points gone, digital purchases cheaper on Xbox Live than PSN

Microsoft recently abandoned its universal Microsoft Points system for Xbox Live in favour of local currencies. The result, at least for Indian Xbox Live users, is cheaper games. We compared prices for several games across Xbox Live’s Games on Demand service and the PlayStation Store and, to our surprise, most …

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UPDATE: PS4 India launch in 2013 uncertain; pricing announcement closer to launch

Update: PlayStation Middle East has confirmed to IGN that the PlayStation 4 will launch in the GCC (Gulf Coperation Council) region this holiday season. It is likely then that the PS4 will also arrive in India at the same time. Original story: A 2013 launch for the PlayStation 4 in …

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Is there room for regional pricing in the digital future?

Steam’s annual summer sale is underway. It’s an event celebrated by PC gamers the world over, but Indians don’t quite get the full magnitude of what these sales represent. After all, why would Sleeping Dogs dropping down to $7 (Rs 540) for a day during the sale be of much …

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OPINION: Why it’s hard to argue with EA’s decision to raise PC game prices in India

A lot has been said about EA’s increased PC game prices in India thanks to the#EAPCIndiacampaign. While the intention behind it was to establish an open platform rather than simply an outlet for people to complain, the majority of opinions expressed have been negative. In amongst all those dissenting voices, …

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#EAPCIndia campaign intensifies with local, international media coverage

After initially being restricted to Twitter, the #EAPCIndia campaign has now picked up on Facebook and received local and international media coverage over the weekend. The #EAPCIndia campaign was designed to give Indian gamers a platform to voice their opinions on EA’s decision to hike PC prices in India by …

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