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Valve mocks PS3 listing of Left 4 Dead

Valve's collective, gusto-infused dislike of the PlayStation 3 seemed like it had abated when marketing director Mike Lombardi stated the company's intent to try to tap in to the system's growing user base late last year. However, old habits die hard -- when questioned about a listing for an EA-de...

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Boxing Day deals for Canadians

Today is what's known as Boxing Day in some parts of the world. This means that some retailers will be discounting goods. In Canada, such retailers offering big sales include: Best Buy Future Shop Walmart Toys R Us HMV (Thanks, Tom) Hit up those links to check out what deals they're r...

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Games overtaking music sales at HMV

UK retailer HMV's chief executive, Simon Fox, says game sales may surpass music at the company within 18 months. Video games now account for 19% of sales at the music store, with an increase of 4.1% occurring in the last three months, Fox tells The Sun. Earlier this year, the UK's Entertainment Re...

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40GB stock running low in anticipation of new 80GB model

A new PS3 SKU will go to sale in Europe on August 27th. Already, the effects of the newly announced 80GB Core model has been affecting the sales stream of the 40GB model. According to HMV's commercial manager for games, stock of the 40GB model is dwindling as retailers prepare for the newly upgrad...

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HMV (finally) embraces used game sales

HMV, the music, movie, and games retailer with locations throughout the UK, Canada, Singapore, and Hong Kong, is finally catching up with the wants needs of modern gamers. Starting later this year, the chain will begin selling second-hand games at some of its locations, ramping up across the globe i...

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Brits: Drill your way to HMV for cheap games

Summer in the northern hemisphere officially starts today, which means one thing: sharing strawberries with a loved one in a tranquil hay meadow as you soak up the rays grabbing cheap games in the sales! The folks at HMV know the heat turns us Brits into mushy-minded impulse buyers, and so they've g...

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Meet Kojima in London on June 2nd

The HMV London store at 150 Oxford Street will feature video game celebrity Hideo Kojima on June 2nd. He'll be available to sign "pre-release sleeves" for the upcoming PS3-exclusive Guns of the Patirots, and perhaps approved body parts. Yoji Shinkawa, lead artist of the series, will also be present ...

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Buy Ninja Gaiden II at HMV, get MS points free

Love 'em or hate 'em, it's impossible to say that UK retailer HMV doesn't offer some good gaming deals. Their recent GTAIV offer is proof of that. So, it should be no surprise that HMV is offering up a pretty convincing Microsoft points bribe to customers who are interested in Ninja Gaiden II this J...

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HMV's MS points bribe to get your GTAIV pre-order

Grand Theft Auto IV pre-orders are teh hawtness right now in the retail channel as big box retailers are fighting tooth and nail to lure you into their stores to slap down your pre-order cash. And the UK retailer battle has been kicked up a notch with HMV announcing that they'll give customers 1000 ...

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Free MS points with Lost Odyssey pre-order

If you're a resident of the pristine lands of the UK and are a guaranteed purchaser of Lost Odyssey, then we have a deal for you. UK retailer HMV is offering 1000 Microsoft points for free to anyone who pre-orders Lost Odyssey before the game hits retailers this week. Free MS points that can be used...

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