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Save $120 on an Xbox One, Kinect, Forza 5, a game you pick

Wal Mart is offering $119 of savings on an Xbox One bundle: You can grab the console (with Kinect), a digital copy of Forza 5, and a choice of whatever game you want for $500. There are 18 Xbox One games to choose from for the free option, including Titanfall, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Battlefield 4, A...

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Walmart dips into trade-in market this month, selling used games in summer

The used game market just grew immensely, as Walmart announced plans today to begin taking video game trade-ins across the United States, putting itself in direct competition with GameStop. Starting March 26, those trading their games in at more than 3,100 Walmart stores will receive a gift card us...

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Ouya retail presence expands to all Target locations

The Ouya's brick and mortar retail presence will grow to include 1,800 Target locations, Ouya founder Julie Uhrman told Polygon. While the Ouya has existed within Target stores for some time, its availability has been limited to select locations, rather than every location, as will be the case now....

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Sony: Try the PS4 at newly installed demo kiosks

Sony's got good news for those of you hoping to test out the PlayStation 4 prior to its launch: By visiting select retailers, players can try the PS4 right this very minute. According to Sony, these demo kiosks will be gradually rolled out over the coming weeks, leading up to the PS4 launch. Son...

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Wal-Mart opening up pre-orders for Xbox One and PS4 on August 24

Starting August 24, Wal-Mart stores across the US will open up pre-orders again for PS4 and Xbox One consoles. Folks that show up to reserve a console will need to put a 10 percent down payment on their system of choice: $40 for PS4 and $50 for Xbox One. Wal-Mart will hold all pre-ordered consol...

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Dance Central 3 has Got It (The Right Stuff)

You've been waiting for your excuse to dance to New Kids on the Block's hit "The Right Stuff," haven't you? Now the soothing voices of Jordan, Donny, Wally, Tim-Tim, and the other one will be in Dance Central 3, with better choreography than you ever came up with. Other new bubblegum tracks in Dan...

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Wii U selling out fast online, here's where you can still get it (for now)

Nintendo's Wii U is off to a holiday-sales head-start, with pre-orders of the Deluxe and Basic bundles selling out at many online retailers. The Deluxe bundle includes a black, 32GB Wii U for $350, while the Basic system has a white, 8GB Wii U for $300. Below we have a list of stores where both ver...

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NPD monthly reports integrate Walmart data starting next month

Every month, the NPD Group releases a report on the previous month's US sales in the game industry, both consoles and software. While that monthly report is already "projected to 100% of the market," according to NPD Group's David Riley, next month, it'll get bolstered by the nation's largest retai...

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Wal-Mart now sharing data on game sales

People always ask us "Joystiq, how does Wal-Mart keep prices so low?" The answer? Secrets. No, it's true, the more secrets a corporation keeps, the less it has to charge for goods and services. It would take us a while to explain, so we'll sum it up in two words: "market tectonics." However, i...

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Halo: Reach Walmart ad doles out the smack talk between friends

Jim Gaffigan summed up the "merits" of camping rather well, which we point out because there's a new Walmart ad that shows you how to deal with a friend stupid enough to go camping the night Halo: Reach launches. Personally, we'd never befriend somebody who had their priorities that mixed up....

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