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'New Pack' named: Wii Play 'N Learn

The new Wii hardware bundle discovered last week looks like it's going to be something a little more significant than just the same Wii with included controller jackets, or a second controller. The UPC information has been updated with a new name for the unit: "Wii Play 'N Learn." Which certainly...

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New Wii UPC linked to Play N' Learn product [update]

Update: Feeding the UPC provided by Codename Revolution into the 'UPC Database' yields a listing for "Wii Play N' Learn." More edutainment? [Original Headline: "Rumor: New Wii on the horizon, SKU creates questions"] Codename Revolution reports that a distributor contact says a "second Wii console"...

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Rumor: New Wii SKU to hit this holiday

According to an anonymous supplier, Codename Revolution has the scoop on a supposed new SKU coming to retail for the holiday season. Currently dubbed "New Pack," no word yet on exactly what this new SKU could mean. All we know now is that it has a UPC of "045496880088,″ which comes back as...

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Red lighting on 80GB PS3 box not a sign of rumble [update]

One single red light has spurred rumors that the newly-announced 80GB PlayStation 3 has a shaking Sixaxis controller (or "shake-axis," if you will) packed into the SKU. Another clue comes from an Engadget reader who says that the Contents section of the box has "more text describing the SIXAXIS...

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Gamestop ups Xbox 360 trade-in value just in time for Elite

The precocious lads at Xbox 360 Fanboy have confirmed with multiple Gamestop managers that the trade-in value for both SKUs of Microsoft's console has increased. You will now receive $250 for Premium, $200 for Core (about 67% its original value) and $50 for the original Xbox. Obviously, the...

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The 20GB PS3 is still alive ... in Japan

Reports of the 20 GB PlayStation 3 SKU's demise are only partially true -- because, as you know, mostly dead is still slightly alive. There is still one very important country where gamers can choose their PS3 stylings: Japan. Speaking to Famitsu, a Sony Computer Entertainment representative said,...

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Sony files for 80GB PS3, says there are no current plans

Seems like the totally secret announcement of the Xbox 360 Elite -- and it's strapping 120GB hard drive -- may have spurred Sony to consider bumping the PlayStation 3's already user-replaceable 60GB hard drive to ... an 80GB hard drive! An FCC filing dated March 2, 2007 announces the addition of a...

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SKUpidity: When did SKU become gamer parlance?

Insert Credit makes an excellent point today about gamers' widespread adoption of the inventory management term "SKU," seemingly overnight. Why are gamers suddenly talking like PR droids? Probably because it makes us sound more like the robots we've always wanted to be, free from such pesky human...

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It stops: GC Zelda DOESN'T go poof [update 1]

Nintendo of America's offical reply to all this nonsense: Online reports about the Nintendo GameCube version of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess are incorrect. The amazing game will be available at retail outlets nationwide on Dec. 13. Apparently, Gamestop and EB Games used a separate SKU for...

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$40 XBL Vision camera & UNO bundle detailed by MS source along with prices & dates for other 360 accessories

Our friendly anonymous source at Microsoft has provided us with a few more details concerning the 360 accessories announced back at E3. Perhaps the most important involves the bundling of the Xbox Live Vision camera with a wired headset, the popular Live Arcade title UNO, and a month of Live Gold...

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