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Take-Two stands firm on pricing; Borderlands 2 remains Rs 2,499

While game prices are going up all around, Take-Two has stood firm to retain the Rs 2,499 price for its upcoming release Borderlands 2. The Rs 2,499 price point has been the industry standard for console games in India this generation, but prices have been going up of late. The …

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Iwata dismisses the importance of being first to market

Wii U will be the first next-console to market, but Nintendo boss Saturo Iwata has dismissed the idea that it gives the machine a competitive advantage. "Being first in the next generation race is not important at all," he told Gamasutra. "One of the reasons we believe this is the …

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Nintendo: We won’t repeat 3DS pricing errors with Wii U

Nintendo will not make the same mistakes with the Wii U as it did with the 3DS, the console giant’s CEO has claimed. As reported byAndriasang, Satoru Iwata said it had learned from its latest handheld release and admitted consumers thought the price for the 3DS was relatively high”. An …

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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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Digital Vita games also cheaper in the US

US retail has, as expected, confirmed that buying a game digitally for the PlayStation Vita will be cheaper than buying a physical version of the same title. This price disparity is already established in Japan and will, in all likelihood, also be the case when the handheld arrives in the …

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Uncharted Vita RRP listed at £44.99

Several online retailers have priced PlayStation Vita’s launch titles, while listing Uncharted: Golden Abyss with a 44.99 RRP. ShopTo, The Hut and Play.com are among those which have placed the launch line-up available to pre-order online.RRPs range from 24.99 to 44.99 on ShopTo, although Uncharted is the only Vita title …

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Konami announces experimental Vita game

With Sony preparing to try something a bit different with its pricing strategy for Vita software, Konami has revealed that it is looking to be equally as experimental. The publisher has readied new title AR Combat Digi Q for a digital release in Japan on the same day that Vita …

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Sony prepared to be flexible with Vita software pricing

The concerns of MCV and others have seemingly been taken on board. Right at the beginning of 2011 MCV warned that Vita and the 3DS could both struggle in the market unless they adapted their software offer to account to the bite-sized low-cost gaming model pioneered by the likes of …

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