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UPDATE: Wii U price-cut knocks premium black console down to original Wii launch price

Nintendo’s black 32GB premium Wii U console has been given a price-cut at UK retailer Argos, knocking the unit down to the same price as a launch-day original Wii.

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Argos headlines

  • Diablo 3 Xbox One spotted on retail sites, Blizzard responds

    Diablo 3 is coming to PS4, but little has been said regarding a possible Xbox One release. The game has appeared on a few retail sites for Microsoft’s console, and Blizzard has since responded.

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  • Report: Argos pulls out of second-hand game market

    MCV’s reporting UK retailer Argo has pulled out of selling second-hand game market. The company, which started accepting trade-ins and selling second-hand titles in July 2010 for all stores following a trial scheme in March that year, has instructed retail stores to stop accepting trade-ins or sales immediately. More details here.

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  • VAT increase pushes up game prices in UK

    Today’s 2.5 percent UK VAT increase to 20 percent has, rather obviously, had a knock-on effect on retail prices – including those of games.

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  • Argos and GAME deals on Xbox 360 Arcade are very reasonable

    Still holding out on buying yourself an Xbox 360 Arcade? Not wanting to put in £159.99 towards one? Well, Argos has one up on its site for £99.99.

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  • Argos claims 60Gb 360 is no more

    UK retailer Argos is claiming that Microsoft has binned the 60GB Xbox 360. “We are very sorry but Microsoft have discontinued this line,” says the product’s listing (thanks EG). Multiple reports are saying Microsoft is about to ditch the Pro and drop the Elite £60 to take its place. You might want to read this […]

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  • Pre-order Halo 3: ODST for £27

    Argos is offering Halo 3: ODST pre-orders for £26.99. Get on it. It’s $60 in the States. The game ships later this year.

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  • GTA IV retail reservation codes being sold on eBay

    If you simply can’t get hold of a copy of GTA IV then several nice people on eBay are allowing you to bid for their reservations at UK retailer Argos for a small yet completely unreasonable fee. Interested? Go here and tell us if the codes actually work. By Mike Bowden

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