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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 i...

October 7th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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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 s...

October 5th 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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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 e...

October 1st 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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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. The...

August 22nd 2012 at 12:10pm 0 Comments
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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 t...

May 10th 2012 at 9:15am 0 Comments
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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 Els...

January 27th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Blizzard has just announced permanent price cuts to the Wrath of the Lich King and Cataclysm expansions in the EU for 2012. What seems to be a push for easier accessibility to WoW, Wrath now costs only €19.99, down from €34.99 and Cataclysm is now €29.99, down from €34.99. Whe...

January 6th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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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...

September 8th 2011 at 7:06pm 0 Comments
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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 a...

August 24th 2011 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Well, this is certainly surprising. Sony closed out its Gamescom 2011 keynote with the startling announcement that the PlayStation 3 (presumably the standard, 160GB model) has had its price cut across the globe: It's now $249.99 in the U.S., €249.99 in Europe and ¥24,980 in Japan. Accord...

August 16th 2011 at 2:25pm 0 Comments
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Though entirely unintentional, Nintendo offered 3DS comparison shoppers a pretty striking choice for their pending handheld purchase: Either pay the full $250 and get 20 free downloadable games, or grab the 3DS on August 12, after the price plummets to $170. Or, if Cheap Ass Gamer's unnamed sourc...

August 5th 2011 at 10:45am 0 Comments