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Love 'em or hate 'em, it's impossible to say that UK retailer HMV doesn't offer some good gaming deals. Their recent GTAIV offer is proof of that. So, it should be no surprise that HMV is offering up a pretty convincing Microsoft points bribe to customers who are interested in Ninja Gaiden II this J...

May 19th 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Grand Theft Auto IV pre-orders are teh hawtness right now in the retail channel as big box retailers are fighting tooth and nail to lure you into their stores to slap down your pre-order cash. And the UK retailer battle has been kicked up a notch with HMV announcing that they'll give customers 1000...

March 19th 2008 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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If you're a resident of the pristine lands of the UK and are a guaranteed purchaser of Lost Odyssey, then we have a deal for you. UK retailer HMV is offering 1000 Microsoft points for free to anyone who pre-orders Lost Odyssey before the game hits retailers this week. Free MS points that can be used...

February 25th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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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 actua...

August 6th 2007 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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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...

June 2nd 2007 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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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...

June 1st 2007 at 7:06pm 0 Comments
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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...

March 17th 2007 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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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 change...

February 9th 2007 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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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: £675...

February 7th 2007 at 8:45pm 0 Comments
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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...

February 5th 2007 at 2:25pm 0 Comments
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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...

February 3rd 2007 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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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...

December 8th 2006 at 6:45am 0 Comments