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'Amazon is of little threat to GameStop's core business' says EEDAR

Citing an Electronic Entertainment Design and Research (EEDAR) report released in the past week, GamesIndustry.biz is reporting today that, while the announcement of Amazon.com entering the used game trade triggered a 13% drop in GameStop stock, "Amazon is of little threat to GameStop's core...

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Amazon has full Guitar Hero World Tour kit for $120 today

Yeah, yeah, it's a little late in the day to be mentioning Amazon's Deal of the Day, but the online retailer is currently vending the full Guitar Hero World Tour bundle on current-gen consoles for $120 -- that's $70 off. The pack includes the game, mic, guitar and drums. If you were considering...

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GameStop stock drops 13% following Amazon trade-in program announcement

Even though GameStop's CEO is confident that Amazon.com's plan to enter the used video game market won't be successful, it appears GameStop investors aren't as optimistic. Shares of the company dove 13% on Thursday, ending the trading day $3.54 lower. Variety reports that Amazon.com's used game...

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Amazon launches casual game download service

Amazon.com is jumping into the digitally distributed games market with its straightforwardly titled, um, "Amazon Game Downloads." The service begins its beta today and offers 500 casual titles for under $10 each. During the initial launch week, full versions of Jewel Quest 2, Build-a-lot and The...

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Nintendo dominates Amazon's 2008 game sales, wish lists

Nintendo commanded the top spot in every video game category of Amazon.com's "Best of 2008" list released today. The winners in each category were determined by Amazon sales figures and shoppers using various site features. The main "best of" list covers various departments, but we're obviously...

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Prince of Persia only $40 today on Amazon

The new Prince of Persia is Amazon's Deal of the Day, retailing at a $40 price that we could climb a wall and flip backwards over. The fine frugal folks at CheapAssGamer noticed the deal, which as the name implies, is only available today. Amazon also shows no favoritism, as the $40 price applies...

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Amazon acquires Reflexive for digital distribution

Amazon.com has taken another step toward launching the Amazon Software Download store this week, acquiring casual games distributor Reflexive Entertainment for an unspecified sum. Reflexive CEO Lars Brubaker announced the deal on his company's blog with much enthusiasm (and, no doubt, newly swelled...

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Amazon's 17 separate Rock Band 2 listings ... for Nintendo 64

While not as funny as Circuit City's "$10,000" Madden PSP bundle, Amazon has listed every Rock Band 2 game, bundle, peripheral and the Rock Band Track Pack as coming to Nintendo 64. While we were quick to assume this meant an overindulgent revival of the best Nintendo console ever, we quickly came...

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LittleBigPlanet: the amazon.com trailer

You find exclusive trailers in all the weird places. Online retailer amazon.com has earned right to its very own LittleBigPlanet trailer, showcasing the loveable Sackboys (and girls) doing what they do best: platforming. It's nice to see a major retailer take strong notice to the PS3 exclusive --...

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Amazon's Gears of War 2 Lancer bundle available now for $140

Gearheads, the time has come to drop everything and put in your pre-order for the exclusive Amazon.com Gears of War 2 bundle with full-size (non-working) Lancer replica. The bundle costs $140 or there's the option of taking the Limited Edition of the game with it for an extra $10. Go forth COGs,...

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