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News: Wii Price Increase to Hit UK?

Wii Price Increase to Hit UK?

Nintendo are to increase the price they charge UK retailers for each Wii console by up to £20.

With the Wii still selling like there's no tomorrow, retailers are left with some tough decisions in wake of this announcement from Nintendo. The obvious answer is for retailers to increase the price of each new console by £20, retaining the already slim profit margin on each console. However, when..

Rumour: Wii Price Cut Imminent?

Wii Price Cut Imminent?

Highly-respected French site seems to think so

According to leading French website JeuxFrance.com, Nintendo France is looking to reduce the price of the Wii in that territory. This has sparked rumours that a European price cut in on the way, which of course would logically lead to a global reduction in the price of the console. The current pack retails for 249 Euros in France. The new ‘Sports’..

News: Brazilian Wii To Cost Over $1,100

Brazilian Wii To Cost Over $1,100

Seems our South American buddies will get heavily bitten by import costs when the console comes out later this month.

According to a Brazilian gaming website, the Wii will be available from certain stores who are legally importing the product through "official Nintendo channels". The stores will be charging R$2,399 which translates to around $1,124 or £590! It seems the excessive import costs and..

News: US And Japanese Wii Launch Details

US And Japanese Wii Launch Details

The Wii will launch in North and South America before Japan!

Nintendo have announced launch plans for most of the world, with the PAL territories to follow in the Nintendo Europe conference tomorrow. Wii will launch in the US on the 19th of November and on the 2nd of December in Japan Wii will cost $250 US in America (about £133) In Japan the console will be priced at 25,000 Yen in Japan (about..

News: Wii Games Under $50

Wii Games Under $50

According to Electronic Arts, Nintendo stated that Wii games should be priced no higher than $50

Nintendo fans can already rest peacefully as we know the Wii console won't cost anything near a PS3 or Xbox 360. But what about games? Will they be over priced to compenstate the cheaper system price? Apparently not. Reported by GamesIndustry.biz earlier today, EA have stated that Nintendo themselves..

News: Gamecube Price To Drop...Again?

Gamecube Price To Drop...Again?

GameSpot reports retailers hinting to a price drop in the Gamecube.

GameSpot reports that gaming retailers have received promotional materials that suggest that Nintendo is lowering the price of their Gamecube. A specific price has not been revealed, but the promotional materials all carried Gamecube stickers that read "New Low Price" on them. The Gamecube is selling for $99.99 as of right now. I'm..