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Microsoft explains ReCore’s lower Xbox One price point

ReCore has a $40 RRP in the US – that’s some way short from what you might expect for a first party triple-A title. Xbox marketing manager has on the TXR Podcast, as reported by GameSpot, cited a number of factors for the decision – including the fact it is …

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Windows version of Kinect v2 priced at £159.99

A Microsoft listing for the PC compatible version of Kinect suggests the peripheral will have a very high RRP. The UK store currently lists the device for 159.99, with the US store pricing it at $199.99. This SKU is specifically designed to run with the Kinect for Windows SDK 2.0 …

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Rohde: Sony was ‘dancing in the aisles’ after £429 Xbox One reveal

Sony’s head of Worldwide Studios America Scott Rohde can remember the precise moment that Microsoft revealed the Xbox One’s RRP. That’s because it was a cause of celebration for the PS4 platform holder, the exec has said. "I’m not gonna lie. I remember exactly where I was," Rohde told ArsTechnica. …

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PlayStation TV will cost £84.99 in the UK

UPDATE: Sony has told MCV that PlayStation TV will not be bundled with a DualShock 3 in the UK. ORIGINAL STORY: Sony has confirmed the RRP for PlayStation TV in the UK. T3 reports that the streaming device will cost 84.99 when it arrives on these shores in the autumn. …

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‘$60 for a game is insane’ Bulletstorm dev claims

The pressure on full-RRP games is higher than it’s ever been, one developer has claimed. People Can Fly’s Adrian Chmielarz made the claim to Games Industry, having speculated that the studio’s 2011 shooter Bulletstorm – which was loved by critics but failed to meet publisher EA’s commercial expectations – suffered …

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UPDATE: Xbox One Titanfall bundle sells out at GameStop, 365games matches discount

UPDATE: Online retailer 365games.co.uk is also offering the console bundle for 369.95. Whilst listed as currently unavailable, a banner displayed on the store reveals it will match the discounted price tag for the Xbox One Titanfall bundle. ORIGINAL STORY: GameStop has sold out of its heavily discounted Xbox One Titanfall …

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Retailer cuts Xbox One to £399.99

Xbox One can now be had for 30 below its official RRP in the UK. Indie retailer SimplyGames is currently offering the machine for 399.99 via Play.com. That’s nearly 30 off the ‘official’ 429 price for the standalone SKU. The previous cheapest price for the machine was 409.99 from Zavvi …

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Games for Oculus Rift could cost more than on Xbox One and PS4

Some still believe that virtual reality will be the next big thing in games – and it might come at a cost. Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe has admitted that games for the hyped Oculus Rift VR system could cost more than those available on the likes of PS4, Xbox One …

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Microsoft could reduce Xbox One price "faster than forecasted"

The Xbox One could see a reduction in RRP earlier than previously anticipated, according to one US analyst. "We think ‘winning’ is important to both companies," Wedbush Morgan’s Michael Pachter told investors. "It is possible that Microsoft will reduce Xbox One pricing far faster than we have forecasted. Should hardware …

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2DS drops below £100 at UK retail

Nintendo’s handheld console 2DS has dropped below the 100 barrier at several UK retailers. Having arrived in the UK on October 12th at 109.99, a drop to below 100 was always inevitable as Christmas approached, although perhaps some would have thought retail would have waited longer than ten days. Sainsbury’s …

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