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Microsoft knocks $50 off the Xbox One, now $300

Microsoft has slashed Xbox One prices by $50 across the board so the basic $500 console bundle starts at $300, while the various 1TB models at as low as $319. There are really a lot of bundles, so peruse them at your leisure. But wait! Prob...   read

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Nintendo 2DS

Price cut: Nintendo 2DS now costs $80

In the market for a Nintendo 3DS? Care not for its clamshell chassis and stereoscopy? Well then, buddy, do I have a proposition for you. Nintendo has dropped its suggested asking price for the Nintendo 3DS's cake slice-esque sister model, N...   read

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PlayStation 4 price drops across Europe

You can now buy a brand-new PlayStation 4 in the UK for £300. Sony has announced it has revised the recommended retail price of the 500GB console to £299.99 in the UK, and €399.99 across Europe, including Austria, Bene...   read

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The PS4 might be getting a price cut in the EU this week

If you’re in North America or Japan, you’ve already enjoyed a pretty hefty price cut for the PS4. I’ve heard (from an admittedly not reliable source) that some towns in rural Oklahoma now build their houses out of PS4s ins...   read

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PS4 price cut

PS4 gets official price drop in USA and Canada

Today, Sony announced a permanent price cut for the PlayStation 4 in the United States and Canada. The system will be available for $349 USD in the US and $429 CAD in Canada, and will apply to all the upcoming holiday bundles. Don't go...   read

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PS4 price cut

The PlayStation 4 may be getting a price drop

Target seems to be suggesting a PlayStation 4 price cut is nigh. The retailer's website indicates the system "now" costs $349.99, as opposed to the standard $399.99 manufacturer-suggested price tag, which has remained constant since So...   read

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PS4 price cut

Xbox boss predicts PS4 price cut for the West

Speaking with IGN, Xbox kingpin Phil Spencer asserted his belief that a PlayStation 4 price drop in western markets is around the corner following Sony Japan's recent markdown announcement. "I fully expect they [PlayStation] will drop price...   read

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PS4 getting a price drop in Japan

Are you a Japanese gamer who found the PS4 too expensive? Wanted to get in on some of the games recently announced at the Tokyo Game Show? Well you’re in luck. Sony have announced it is dropping the price to 34,980 yen. That’s &...   read

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Xbox One

Xbox One gets UK price cut

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 lower then you...   read

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Three amiibo lower MSRP

Nintendo lowers MSRP for three amiibo

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 both announced...   read


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Price Drops

Sony expects PS4 price drops to be less frequent than PS3

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 more standardize...   read


NVIDIA cuts the prices of several graphics cards

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 GeForce GTX 650 Ti...   read


Three Wii games drop to $29.99 price point

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 there with the ...   read

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Wii U

Wii U gets a $50 price drop on Sept 20, now at $299

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 Zelda: The Win...   read

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No Wii U price drop

Nintendo has 'no plans' for a Wii U price drop

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 particular part ...   read

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Wii U

Wii U gets another price drop in the UK

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 retailers have...   read

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Wii U

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

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 a few places w...   read

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Japan game sales

PS Vita sales hold steady after price drop in Japan

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 country. It got so...   read

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PS Vita sales

Vita sales quadruple after the price drop in Japan

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 Sony, although th...   read


Sony has no PS Vita price cut plans in US

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 thing is on the car...   read

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Vita price drop

Sony announces a price drop for PS Vita in Japan

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 right now. This ...   read

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Pachter predicts PS3 price plummet

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, the day follow...   read

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No price cut for Wii U

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

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 device is alrea...   read

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Analyst burns PS Vita

Analyst: PS Vita must cut its price in order to succeed

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 better games -- c...   read


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

["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 bundle which incl...   read

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