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Wii U price cut ruled out

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata made it clear the Wii U isn't getting a price cut anytime soon. In an investor briefing following yesterday's financial results, Iwata said Nintendo's "resolute stance" on selling the Wii U at a loss means a markdown is out of the question. "With Wii U, we have taken...

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Xbox 360 holiday bundles get $50 price cut

Microsoft cut the price of its 250GB and 4GB Kinect Xbox 360 bundles by $50. All holiday bundles included in the deal can be picked up at GameStop, Best Buy, Kmart, Target and Amazon. Each bundle is priced at $250 except for the standard and holiday 250GB Kinect bundles, which are $350. Most of the...

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MLB 12 The Show gets price cut, predicts playoffs

With the tail end of baseball season in full swing, Sony dropped the price on MLB 12: The Show to $29.99 for PS3 and $19.99 for Vita. Baseball fans that aren't ready to call it quits can take advantage of the game's cross-platform features at a combined $50, less than the PS3 version launched at...

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Under Defeat HD drops price to $30, retail version full of extras

Under Defeat, a vertical shooter by G.Rev, was originally an arcade game, and then it saw home release on the Dreamcast in Japan – in 2006, long after the Dreamcast's natural lifespan had ended. Under Defeat returns this fall in high definition, on the PS3, a platform that is currently being...

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Sony UK: Vita price cut timing 'still under discussion,' not this year

Leading into a holiday season against an increasingly successful 3DS and even a new iPhone, Sony still isn't considering cutting the price of the PS Vita. PlayStation UK managing director Fergal Gara told Eurogamer that while Sony is considering a price cut, it won't happen until next year at the...

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Kinect price drops to $109.99 in US

The Kinect is now $109.99 in the US, down $40 from its launch price. That's two copies of Child of Eden and change! Microsoft's Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb also announced unspecified price reductions for the rest of North America, along with Latin America and Asia Pacific regions, effective today....

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DSi drops to $100, DSi XL drops to $130 May 20

The DSi line of handhelds is about to get cheaper. Starting May 20, Nintendo is dropping the MSRP of the DSi to $99.99 (from $150), and the DSi XL to $129.99 (from $170). Finally, the DSi XL will be cheaper than the 3DS – which launches in a new color the same day! If you don't have a device...

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Resident Evil: Revelations' price lowered to $39.99 before launch

Resident Evil: Revelations was announced to have a $50 price tag last year, mostly because of its 4GB cartridge, which is 2GB larger than most 3DS games'. After "weeks of effort," Capcom has dropped that price to $40 -- standard for the 3DS -- without infringing on the cart size, Capcom's Brett...

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August NPD: Annual sales drop again, Deus Ex augments the top spot

We're starting to see a trend develop -- a super, super disheartening trend. According to the NPD group, total sales in the U.S. gaming industry dropped 23 percent year-over-year during the month of August; almost exactly the same amount sales declined in July. NPD's Anita Frazier explained, "the...

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European Xbox boss not feeling pressured to cut 360 price

It's the question every potential buyer wants to know: Will Microsoft respond to Sony's $50 PS3 price cut with an Xbox 360 price cut of its own? After all, it didn't take long for Microsoft to match the lower price of Sony's PS3 Slim, first unveiled at Gamescom two years ago. But over a week in...

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