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HMV's Xbox 360 MGS 4 listing was a mistake

Oops, it sounds like UK retailer HMV made a mistake and caused quite the fanboy frenzy this weekend. Yesterday, HMV started taking pre-orders for a yet to be announced (or even confirmed) Xbox 360 version of MGS 4, which in turn caused a lot of fanboy arguing and excitement that a retailer was...

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HMV reports healthy console sales all around, PS3 exceeds

Popular retailer HMV reports that every console is selling as expected. Nope, no flamebait here. This is an opportunity for all of us to pat one another on the back. Let's break down how the store reports each console is performing. We'll start with our namesake, of course. The PlayStation 3 is...

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HMV says PS3 sales doing as expected

HMV tells GI.biz that the PS3, Wii and Xbox 360 are causing healthy sales at the beginning of what is typically the quiet summer months. HMV also says that the PS3 is "exceeding" sales targets but thinks they'll see better performance when (if) Sony drops the price. They say the Wii and Xbox 360 are...

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HMV and SEGA -- friends, in all capital letters, for your PS3 launch

At the HMV store on Oxford Street, which we admittedly have no idea where that may be, SEGA will be teaming up with the store for an early morning PlayStation 3 launch party. It starts at 7:30AM, but you should probably appear at 7:30PM the previous night. Why? The first 150 people at the party will...

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HMV scraps the PS3 + PSP bundle

When we first discussed the European retailer HMV's plan to allow PS3 pre-orders so long as you also promised to buy a PSP, there were mixed feelings. These feelings ranged from bad to worse. In fact, so negative was the public outcry, HMV was forced to scrap the deal altogether. Now, they've...

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HMV's PS3 bundle draws criticism from UK retailers

MCV reports that potential PS3 buyers aren't the only ones to express concern with HMV's recent decision to create a monstrous PS3-PSP bundle. The UK retailer, which initially guaranteed PS3 pre-orders to customers who also picked up a PSP, a 4GB Memory Stick and 2 PSP games (grand total:...

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HMV bundles PSP with PS3 pre-orders

GamesIndustry.biz is reporting consumers who want to pre-order a PS3 from British retailer HMV Online will have to buy a £250 PSP bundle at the same time. The offer, e-mailed to registered HMV customers, is open to the first 5,000 customers willing to pay £675 (a whopping $1328) for the...

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European retailer taking PS3 pre-orders, but you have to buy a PSP too

Well, it was bound to happen. Retailers are starting to toss in conditional pre-order ultimatums. They taunt you with the promise of a PS3 pre-order, but wring your neck and shout into your ear in a comical fashion (if you're on the outside of the conflict) "you want PS3? You buy PSP too! Now price...

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Wii launches in Europe, loads of people buy it

The demand for the system has been "unprecedented," according to Nintendo UK's David Yarnton. He notes that Nintendo is very confident about the Wii's launch and predicts nothing but a huge success -- a prediction very much backed up by the gigantic lines that formed at the UK's HMV store in Oxford...

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