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Pachter: Wii price drop coming before the holiday

Michael Pachter loves low prices. First he does flip floppings around the PSP Go's price and now he's predicting a Wii price drop later this year. He notes that "Wii supply has finally exceeded demand," and that he "expect[s] Nintendo to cut the price of the Wii before [the] holiday." If true, this...

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Nintendo not dropping Wii or DS Lite price anytime soon [Update]

Update: Oops! We've realized we covered this before, but think of it this way -- now you're two times more aware of these firm, firm prices as the other denizens of the internet. Whether you've yet to join the hunt for the Golden Ticket-esque Nintendo Wii, or you're one of the eight people yet to b...

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Unreal Tournament III gets price drop: to be $40 everywhere

For one reason or another, Epic's PS3-early Unreal Tournament III never found the success of its previous titles, like Gears of War. Midway is giving the multiplayer FPS another chance at retail, with a rather significant price drop. Originally $60, the game is now a mere $40 new at game retailers...

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Dutch retailer advertises Euro Xbox 360 price drop [Update]

Update: While this flyer is out in the wild, it does not confirm that it is actually happening. Microsoft has yet to make any announcements regarding the supposed cut. This article has been edited to reflect that. According to Dutch retailer Bart Smit, the rumored price cut of the Euro Xbox 360 is ...

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Toys R Us drops Canadian Xbox 360 price

What was just a rumor as recently as this morning has apparently already become reality -- the Canadian Toys R Us web site is showing $50 reductions in price for the Xbox 360 Pro (now $349.99) and Halo Edition - (now $399.99). An informant at a Canadian Toys R Us has also told us that the Xbox 360 A...

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Rumor: Canadian Xbox 360 price drops $50 Friday

Update 8:15 PM EST: Toys R Us Canada has apparently lowered their prices already. Thanks to an anonymous tipster, we have early word on what might be an upcoming price drop for the Canadian Xbox 360. The above phonecam photo comes from a FutureShop Canada employee, who says he was "quite surprised"...

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Sony: PS3 sales increased dramatically, won't reflect in NPD

Sony's CEO Howard Stringer is giving a little tease about Sony's current PS3 sales numbers before NPD lays down the law later today with the October data. Stringer says that in the two weeks prior to Nov. 11, they sold 100,000 units per week. However, the NPD group will only reflect data for the m...

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Iwata says no Wii price cut coming

It's such a "duh" statement, but when the president of Nintendo says the Wii isn't getting a price cut it does qualify as something to report. Speaking with the Associated Press, Nintendo pres. Satoru Iwata says, "Y'all beeatchs crazy? We ain't droppin' da price! Come up in my house askin' dumb qu...

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No Wii price drop for the holidays (except maybe for Canada)

If you were Nintendo, and you were just now starting to match the supply of your hit console to the ravenous demand (meaning that you were still selling as many as you could produce), what would you do to ensure bigger console sales this holiday season? Would you drop the price of the console th...

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Wii not getting a price drop -- is that news?

Mama always told us that if everyone else is jumping off a bridge we should do it too. And so we give you the "news" that retirement-bound Nintendo marketing VP George Harrision told Reuters that the Wii is staying at $249. Harrison says that the Wii is still selling out everywhere and there's no ...

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