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No standalone 250GB HDD for the UK

Microsoft has dashed hopes that the launch of a standalone SKU for the 250GB Xbox 360 HDD in Japan may lead to a similar move in the UK, while at the same time suggesting that the current top-end 120GB model is on the way out. Microsoft is now offering a …

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No standard SKU for Star Trek Online

The collector’s edition of Star Trek Online will be the only SKU of Atari’s anticipated MMORPG to hit UK shelves. Namco Bandai Partners has told MCV that it will focus only on the Gold Edition in order to encourage consumers to buy the boxed product, over the digital version. Retail-only …

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Big SFIV news coming tomorrow

A teaser site from publisher Capcom promises that some exciting news for fans of acclaimed battle Street Fighter IV is on the way tomorrow – though question marks remain concerning exactly what the publisher has in store. Leaked images courtesy of JV247.com (pictured) show a brand new character – a …

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New UK Wii bundle leaked

A retail source has told MCV that the UK will shortly unveil a brand new Wii hardware SKU that will replace the current bundle incorporating Wii Sports. The source has not, however, been lead to believe that the new bundle will be any cheaper than the current offering, meaning that …

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Beatles: Rock Band mic pack detailed

The much-debated SingStar SKU of Beatles: Rock Band has been officially touted by EA and is already available at UK retail with an RRP of 49.99. Dubbed The Beatles: Rock Band – Two Microphone Pack, the disc comes with the same 45 tracks featured in release already on the market, …

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Guitar Hero cutting out the console

In a move that will send shudders down the spine of platform holders, Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has stated that his firm is looking into the possibility of releasing a new Guitar Hero SKU that can be played directly through the TV without the need to be connected to …

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Confusion over 360 price changes

With the industry bracing itself for an RRP drop for the top-end Xbox 360 Elite SKU this week, it now looks as if the entry-level Arcade hardware could be in for a price increase. At the end of last week it seemed that all the evidence was pointing to an …

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Argos claims Pro listing was error

Whilst it’s unlikely to quell the price cut rumours running rife in the build-up to next week’s Gamescom, UK retailer Argos has told MCV that a listing on its site claiming that the Xbox 360 Pro SKU had been discontinued was a mistake. We are aware of the administrative error …

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Xbox 360 wireless mics get standalone SKU

The motion sensing wireless microphones bundled with Microsoft’s karaoke title Lips are to get their own SKU as the platform holder looks to talk up the benefits of the peripherals in all of the console’s music titles. CasualGaming.biz has the full compatibility list – click here to take a look.

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Ballmer backtracks on 360 Natal SKU claims

After a few attempts to cool rising speculation surrounding a new Xbox 360 SKU, Microsoft has turned to its CEO, Steve Ballmer – the very individual who provoked the rumours – to adequately close the debate. Last week the idiosyncratic Microsoft boss reportedly claimed that a ‘new‘ Xbox 360 is …

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