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Kinect pre-orders very low

The first UK retailer to go live with what it believes will be the final RRP for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Kinect has admitted that pre-orders for the device are very low”. Boos Igor Cipolletta told Eurogamer that he believes the 100+ price is too high” and that he thinks with …

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ShopTo gives Kinect £129.99 RRP

Online indie retailer ShopTo has become the first portal to put a price on the Xbox 360 Kinect motion controller in the UK – and if correct, it seems that Microsoft has well and truly ditched previous plans to keep the price low. ShopTo has placed a hefty 129.99 RRP …

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Price war to clear Wii stock

ShopTo has responded to Amazon’s 139.99 Wii by cutting the price even lower. The online indie is selling the machine for 134.85. However, like the Amazon deal, ShopTo have discounted the older Wii SKU, which does not include a copy of Wii Sports Resort or MotionPlus add-on. Retailers are being …

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PS3 Slim down to £229.99

UK online retailer ShopTo has reduced the PS3 Slim to 229.99. The offer is available to those who pre-order the console, and the retailer promises to deliver on the release day (September 1st) as long as orders are placed before 12pm on August 30th. If consumers do not receive the …

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Resident Evil 5 tops ShopTo pre-order charts

RETAIL BIZ: Capcom’s highly-anticipated horror title, Resident Evil 5, has topped ShopTo.net’s pre-order charts. The list places the PS3 edition ahead of its 360 rival, with Socom U.S. Navy Seals – Confrontation on PS3 coming in second place. For MCV’s other useful retail resources, check out our Retail Biz section …

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ShopTo makes new release guarantee

Shopto.net has announced that it will pay customers 3 if it fails to deliver a pre-ordered game on its day of release. The guarantee applies to any customer who orders a product by 12 PM two days before it is due out, with the full details available on the firm’s …

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LittleBigPlanet for £19.99 at Shopto

Indie e-tailer Shopto.net has slashed the prices of Resistance 2, Motorostorm 2 and LittleBigPlanet to 19.99. The offer is part of the retailer’s pre-Christmas sale, which also features Mortal Kombat Vs. DC and Fallout 3 for 24.99. Commenting on the sale, Shopto.net’s COO Igor Cipolletta told MCV: Of course we …

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Low Layton stock levels sparks silly pricing

Professor Layton and the Curious Village has gone missing from store shelves as Nintendo struggle to supply the sensational demand for its DS hit. The game has sold out online at GAME, HMV, Gameplay, Zavvi and Shopto and stock is limited on the High Street. Consumers are now selling their …

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ShopTo launches new mag

Shopto.net has launched a brand new games magazine that will reach 50,000 readers, MCV can reveal. The online retailer’s 32 page free publication will be available from this week, and the quarterly magazine will be distributed free to all Shopto.net customers with copies also available from universities, internet cafes, gyms …

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Shopto.com breaks traffic records

Following record levels of footfall which saw it attract over 300,000 unique visitors and generate nine million page impressions during October, Shopto.com is looking to break the 500,000 unique user mark by the end of November. The online retailer’s traffic is currently up by 32 per cent for this month, …

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