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WOOLIES UPDATE: Closing down sale begins tomorrow

The Joint Administrators to Woolworths have today announced that a store closing sale will begin in stores on Thursday December 11th. The Administrators continue to actively seek buyers for the Woolworths assets and negotiations with a number of interested parties are ongoing. Neville Kahn, reorganisation services partner at Deloitte, commented: …

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Sony offers £40 PS3 saving online

Despite repeatedly confirming there will be no official price cut for the PS3, Sony is offering significant savings to consumers who purchase various models of the console directly from its website. Available in 40Gb, 80Gb and 160Gb versions, current prices for the PS3 on Sony Europe’s direct sales division Sony …

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Price war sees Wii drop to £157

It’s the season to be jolly and retail is celebrating by baring its teeth and slashing prices on games hardware – and Asda is leading the way with a 23 discount on Nintendo’s Wii. Making good on its pledge to offer customers sizable savings in the run up to Christmas, …

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Fable II next for Gamestation cut?

Following on from last week’s aggressive cut to Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 , rumour has it that Gamestation will shortly announce that Microsoft’s Xbox 360 exclusive RPG Fable II is next in line for a spot of festive discounting. VG247 is carrying a picture of the retailer’s in-store advertising, …

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Asda eyes gaming in festive price campaign

UK supermarket chain Asda has implemented its planned range of festive discounts across over 4000 of its in-store products this week, and has highlighted its game offering in the process. In addition, the chain has pledged to pass on the full benefit of the government’s recent VAT decrease to its …

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US: Microsoft announces Xbox Live Black Friday savings

With the USA today busy celebrating Thanksgiving, Microsoft has announced a range of discounts beginning tomorrow and running until Sunday evening for users of its Xbox Live Marketplace. Headlining the discounts are savings of 300 Microsoft Points on XBLA titles Rez HD, Arkadian Warriors, Catan, Brain Challenge, Boogie Bunnies and …

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Argos kicks off half-price game sale

Catalogue retailer Argos has launched its games sale this week, slashing 50 per cent off some of this Christmas’ biggest titles. Games on offer includes Saints Row 2 on 360 and PS3 for 19.99, WWE Smackdown Vs. Raw available at under 25 and Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 for PS3 and …

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Gamestation launches half price offering

GAME-owned UK games retailer Gamestation has launched a Half Price promotion as the festive push steps up a gear on the High Street. Titles leading the selection include the PS3 version of EA’s Battlefield: Bad Company for 19.99, Sega’s Wii outing Samba De Amigo for 17.49, Atari’s What’s Cooking with …

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Zavvi unleashes eye-catching 360 bundle

Zavvi’s sales are rumbling on with yet another impressive in-store Xbox 360 bundle. As advertised in today’s national papers, gamers can pick up an Xbox 360 Elite and a copy of GTA IV for 305, and will receive Guitar Hero III Legends of Rock (with guitar) for free, a saving …

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Take 2 sells off Joytech

Take 2 has sold its full ownership of subsidiary Joytech to Mad Catz Interactive for an undisclosed sum. The sale of the peripherals firm is in line with Take-2’s previously announced plans to divest its non-core businesses. 
 "The sale of the Joytech assets is consistent with one of the …

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