Many people in the gaming community were taken aback by Nintendo's announcement last night that the 3DS would be dropping price from $250 to $170 only five months after its initial launch in America and after fewer than 900,000 units have sold in the U.S.
We were expecting Nintendo to (perhaps) slash the price of its current console next month. But we may see a cheaper Wii in North America as soon as Monday, if reports from retailer Target are accurate.
Nintendojo has reported that Nintendo, in a conference call with retailers, confirmed that the Wii's price will be cut to $199, effective Sunday, Sept. 27. Nintendojo says one of its staffers was on the line during this call.
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Sony's Jack Tretton says that dropping the price of the PlayStation 2 to $99 will bring new consumers to the PlayStation platform. Microsoft rolls its eyes.
While the price of the PlayStation 2 is officially dropping in the U.S. and Europe, the price remains the same in the United Kingdom.
Sony dropped Kotaku a line to let us know that something is going down on Tuesday, March 31st. Could it be the long-rumored price cut is finally upon us?
An article in the Wall Street Journal today considers the state of Sony's PlayStation 3 in the video game market, highlighting the fact that the console's holiday sales had dropped considerably over last year's.
Because it just isn't a 360 price-cut rumour party til the Wall Street Journal turns up. According to "people familiar with the matter", the 360 Pro's price will be cut by $50 "as early as Sunday", just in time for Microsoft's E3 keynote on Monday. As with the other 1,097 price-cut leaks, there's no word on whether…