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Xbox One

Xbox One gets UK price cut


Console dips below £300
Apr 13
Game console price drops: great news for consumers waiting to make a purchase and irritating to those who've recently been out shopping. If you've been holding off on buying an Xbox One in the UK for the price to dip a little... read
Three amiibo lower MSRP

Nintendo lowers MSRP for three amiibo


I'm gonna buy all three again to celebrate
Feb 22
In the first official amiibo price drop, Nintendo has lowered the MSRP of the Super Smash Bros. line Peach, Yoshi, and Donkey Kong to $9.99. The change can be seen on the official Nintendo amiibo website. All other figures in... read
Price Drops

Sony expects PS4 price drops to be less frequent than PS3


Standardized components should keep price stable
Nov 16
Releasing the PlayStation 4 at $399, with more standardized components, will likely keep the system from any kind of price drop in the near future according Sony's Shuhei Yoshida.   "Our hardware teams have chosen m... read

NVIDIA cuts the prices of several graphics cards


Time for your GPU upgrade?
Oct 07
Price cuts? Love 'em. Especially when they happen for something I need. Look at the cuts NVIDIA has made for some of their desktop line, effective today: GeForce GTX 660: $179 GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST 2GB: $149 GeF... read

Three Wii games drop to $29.99 price point


Super Mario Galaxy 2, NSMB Wii, Wii Sports Resort
Sep 06
Three of the top Wii games have dropped to a discounted price of $29.99: Super Mario Galaxy 2, New Super Mario Bros. Wii, and Wii Sports Resort.  Super Mario Galaxy 2 is still one of my favorite Mario games. It ranks up ... read
Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD bundle, too
The Wii U Deluxe Set will be priced at $299, dropping $50 off the price, come this September 20. Use that to play all of the new Nintendo titles coming at the end of the year (list below). In related news, a new The Legend of... read feature

'Great content is coming'
In an E3 interview with Nintendo executive Scott Moffitt, GamesBeat hit on a few aspects of the Wii U, such as the drive to remain competitive despite Sony's strong E3 presence, and the graphical power of the Wii U. But one p... read feature

Wii U

Wii U gets another price drop in the UK


Supermarket giant ASDA cut the price by another £50
May 03
The Wii U has been reduced in price in the UK for the second time in less than two months. Yesterday, supermarket giant ASDA started selling the Wii U 8GB Basic bundle for £149.99, a reduction of £50. Other online... read
Wii U

Wii U gets a £50-£60 price drop in the UK


Amazon, Asda and Shopto all discount Nintendo's new console
Mar 15
If you've been waiting for the Wii U to drop in price in the UK, then today is your lucky day. CVG reports that various retailers are following the lead of supermarket giant Asda's £50 price cut on Wii U bundles. Here's... read
Japan game sales

PS Vita sales hold steady after price drop in Japan


Vita also benefits from a slate of new attractive software
Mar 13
This is videogames, people. You never, ever, ever count anyone out unless they personally walk up to the podium and say, "We're done, guys." Up until now, the PlayStation Vita has been in just such a situation in its home cou... read
PS Vita sales

Vita sales quadruple after the price drop in Japan


HINT HINT NUDGE NUDGE
Mar 04
Japan's Sony Online Entertainment president, Hiroshi Kawano, said today that the PlayStation Vita sales numbers in Japan have almost quadrupled those before the price drop on February 28. That's a very encouraging sign for So... read

Sony has no PS Vita price cut plans in US


Sony America not following Japan
Feb 21
Amid all the PlayStation 4 news, some folks were hoping to get a bit of extra PS Vita intel -- specifically, confirmation of a price drop in the United States. Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida, however, said no such thin... read
Vita price drop

Sony announces a price drop for PS Vita in Japan


About $200 for both WiFi and 3G
Feb 18
Opening this early morning's PlayStation Vita Japanese streaming event, Sony announced a price drop for Vita. The new price of 19,980 yen comes out to about $200 USD for both the WiFi and 3G models. Again, this is for Japan r... read
Pachter

Pachter predicts PS3 price plummet


Analyst expects a cut next week
Feb 15
Wedbush Morgan Securities' Michael Pachter seems to think that a price drop is imminent for the PlayStation 3. GamesIndustry is reporting that the analyst expects the console to have its MSRP reduced to $199 on February 21st,... read
No price cut for Wii U

Waiting for a Wii U price drop? It isn't coming


Not anytime soon anyway
Jan 31
The Wii U may not be meeting sales expectations, but don't expect a price cut any time soon. Satoru Iwata seems pretty adamant that Nintendo is "not planning to perform a markdown" for the console, stating that the ... read
Sony must swallow pride of be damned
Inside Network analyst and awesome-name-haver Billy Pidgeon has declared that Sony must follow Nintendo's lead and cut the PS Vita's price if it wants the ailing handheld to succeed. In addition, he has called for more and be... read feature

New $199.99 3DS XL bundle coming, Mario Kart 7 pre-loaded


Regular 3DS also rumored to get discounted
Nov 27
["Mario Kart Underground" by El-Cid] If you bought a 3DS or a 3DS XL during this past week, thinking you were scoring a good deal, I hope you held on to that receipt. htz from Cheap Ass Gamer has learned that a blue 3DS XL bu... read

Ubisoft is unhappy with the price of the Wii U


CEO hopes it'll get cheaper before too long
Nov 13
Ubisoft, while usually 100% behind any new console that it can use to flog dead horses on, has reserved some criticism for the Wii U. More specifically, CEO Yves Guillemot thinks it's too expensive, and would like to see the ... read

Nintendo slashes the price of the Wii to $129.99


Now is a great time to pick one up
Oct 15
Are you not sold on the Wii U yet? Did you miss out on a pre-order opportunity? Nintendo has you covered, as it's slashing the Wii's price down to a record low $129.99, and including Wii Sports Resort on top of Wii Sports (on... read

Sony won't drop the price of older PS3 models


New slimmer PS3 won't make the old stuff cheaper
Sep 21
The reveal of a new, sleeker SKU usually means that the archaic, older model is due for a price drop. Sony, however, is to such expectations as Ms. Friz is to that boy who just wants a normal field trip. Previous PS3 systems ... read

PSP to receive price drop in Japan tomorrow


Sep 19
It's a little bit astounding how successful the PlayStation Portable has been in Japan. Nine years after release and it's still incredibly popular. In an effort to make the device even more appealing to families and children,... read

Kinect price dropped to $109


Aug 22
Microsoft has just announced that Kinect -- everybody's favorite waste of time -- is now cheaper in North America. The "permanently reduced price" is now $109.99.  This price drop will count in North America, Latin ... read

No Vita price cut in 2012, says Sony


Aug 16
For those of you who were hoping to pick up a freshly price cut Vita this Christmas, don't get your hopes up. Sony Worldwide boss Shuhei Yoshida recently informed Eurogamer that it ain't happening this year: you'll just have ... read

Nintendo DSi price drop: DSi $99, DSi XL $129


May 10
There's some new pricing for Nintendo's older handhelds. Starting May 20, the DSi XL will retail for $129.99, and it's smaller screened little brother, the standard DSi, will go for $99.99. Both will still be packed with Flip... read

GameStop prices 160GB PS3 at $199.00, $50 off


Apr 20
Woah, what's going on here? The 160GB PS3 is currently listed for $199.99 at GameStop, a nice price that knocks off $50 from the standard. This could just be a really nice sale, or maybe a tease of things to come from Sony at... read

GameStop drops 3DS to $150 as the PS Vita looms close


Feb 08
The PlayStation Vita is going to hit North American stores officially on February 22, but the 3DS won't let it come out without a challenge. For those making a purchase at GameStop, the glasses-free 3D handheld has been marke... read

Sonic 4 drops price forever, now costs $10


Oct 12
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 is lowering its price on Xbox Live Arcade and PSN permanantly, now costing $10/800 MS Points. How's that for fancy? The price cut will first hit XBLA today, and then go into effect next Tuesday... read

PS3 sales increase 400% in Australia


Sep 01
Sony Australia have announced an astounding increase in popularity for the PlayStation 3. Based on information from retailers and NPD data, a 400% sales jump for the console happened soon after the price cut was announced at ... read

Analyst predicts Australian game prices to drop by 2012


Aug 17
Despite the Australian dollar steadily maintaining parity with the US dollar for quite some time now, most videogame prices still remain painfully high. In what comes as welcome news, Macquarie Bank consumer analyst Rob Blyth... read

Sony just announced a price drop for the PS3 across the board, in all territories worldwide, at the very end of their gamescom press conference today. The magic number is 249, which means it's $249 in Dollars, €249 in &n... read feature

Nintendo details 3DS Ambassador game features


Aug 12
Did you get your 3DS registered and ready to receive a bunch of old games? Good. Nintendo has detailed the features of the ten NES and Game Boy Advance games that you'll be entitled to.  The first round of NES games will... read

PSA: Deadline for 3DS Ambassador freebies ends tonight!


Aug 11
It's likely that most of you have already connected your 3DS to the eShop at least once, but since the eShop is a big waste of time, I wouldn't be surprised by a few stragglers. If you bought a 3DS already and you want twenty... read






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