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UPDATE 2: Be sure to read Engadget's analysis of what appears to be a non-event here. Apple is apparently getting hot and bothered over Australian/New Zealand supermarket chain Woolworths' new logo. Woolworths insists the logo is merely a stylized "W," but Apple's copyright lawyers aren't buying it...

October 5th 2009 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Ubisoft may be gnashing its teeth at the one that got away, but the French publisher will likely be thankful for any extra padding in its account following the much publicized Woolworths collapse. GI.biz reports that the UK retail chain's recent demise, along with its distribution business EUK, cou...

December 11th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft announced today that Europe would be joining North America in receiving an Xbox 360 price cut. The UK will receive a £30 reduction across all three models, while those on the mainland will receive varied reductions for their Euros. Xbox 360 Arcade - £129 / €179...

September 16th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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UK retailer Woolworths (not to be confused with the defunct US five and dime store) allegedly published a price cut for the Xbox 360 in the company's Christmas catalog, which officially releases in a couple weeks. Scans of the holiday booklet apparently show that each of Microsoft's consoles will r...

September 15th 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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We received the image above from a supposed Woolworth's employee who scanned an upcoming retail catalog for our sicko pleasures. We can't verify the claim, but we understand that Woolies is in the midst of an escalating, retail price war in the UK gaming space. As such, what we're likely looking at...

September 12th 2008 at 8:21am 0 Comments
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According to new reports, Woolworths is following the wave and will be banishing HD DVD players from its stores starting in March. Reportedly, the move was substantiated by the fact that Blu-ray Discs outsold HD DVD titles "ten-to-one" in Woolies stores over the Christmas holidays, and in just a few...

January 28th 2008 at 11:51am 0 Comments
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Opening with a quote sounds appropriate: "It's the hottest gaming system since the PS2 launched in 2000 - demand will outstrip supply." That's coming from Woolworths head of games, Gerry Berkley. Woolworths is a UK store and that quote should tell you that the PS3 is going to hit Europe and hit it h...

February 14th 2007 at 1:00pm 0 Comments