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Why Call of Duty: World War II’s India Price Comes as No Surprise | NDTV Gadgets360.com

Why Call of Duty: World War II’s India Price Comes as No Surprise | NDTV Gadgets360.com

This episode of Transition is all about gaming. We cover several topics including Activision’s India pricing strategy, Blizzard’s games being available in India, leaks on upcoming games such as the next Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry, apart from our thoughts on Bethesda’s new game Prey. Podcast regulars Rishi Alwani and Mikhail Madnani join host Pranay […]

Following App Store price increases in Europe, Apple introducing more flexible pricing [Confirmed] | 9to5Mac

Following App Store price increases in Europe, Apple introducing more flexible pricing [Confirmed] | 9to5Mac

Following Apple’s decision to increase the prices of App Store prices in Europe, Italian site iSpazio reports that the company appears to be allowing developers the option of more flexible pricing. Instead of having to choose one of the standard tiers, they would be free to select alternatives – including a starting-point of €0.49 … If so, this […]

Get ready for another spike in DDR4 memory pricing | PC Gamer

Get ready for another spike in DDR4 memory pricing | PC Gamer

The cost of DDR4 memory is rising faster than previously anticipated and there does not appear to be any relief in sight, says DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce. Rising memory prices has been the norm for the last several months. However, DRAMeXchange now estimates that the average contract price of 4GB DDR4 memory modules will […]

Mobile Mario Madness: Nintendo’s Pricing Conundrum | Modojo

Mobile Mario Madness: Nintendo’s Pricing Conundrum | Modojo

By contrast, Fire Emblem Heroes presented itself in a model that mobile gamers were familiar with, not only in pricing structure but in the way the game was laid out. When watered down enough, Fire Emblem matched up with the mobile scene surprisingly well. This method eases players into your game, and — if you’ve […]

News: Quake Champions Adopts Super Mario Run Pricing Model | MegaGames

News: Quake Champions Adopts Super Mario Run Pricing Model | MegaGames

Quake Champions, the latest iteration in the two decades old fast-paced arena shooter series, is adopting the same controversial pricing model Nintendo pioneered for Super Mario: Run. Speaking to Polygon, creative director Tim Willits revealed that Quake Champions players will get to play the full game with a single champion for free, or pay a […]

Console Price Evolution: Nintendo Switch | AUSRETROGAMER

Console Price Evolution: Nintendo Switch | AUSRETROGAMER

Cuponation Australia, a specialist in savings, delved into some market research to see how the prices of videogame consoles has changed through the last 30 years. The data includes prices from the launch of the first Nintendo video console in 1985 till their latest console release, the Nintendo Switch (March 2017). To see the evolution […]

“There’s room for high-quality mobile games, and they don’t need to be free-to-play” | GamesIndustry.biz

“There’s room for high-quality mobile games, and they don’t need to be free-to-play” | GamesIndustry.biz

The backlash against Super Mario Run’s £7.99 price point, prompting scores of one-star reviews when the game launched, seemed baffling to many in the industry – myself included. While it’s undeniably more expensive than most premium games on the App Store, Square Enix had charged more than double that for mobile games. A casual glance […]

Microsoft Hints At ‘More Realistic, Awesome’ HoloLens With Sub $1,000 Pricing | Hot Hardware

Microsoft Hints At ‘More Realistic, Awesome’ HoloLens With Sub $1,000 Pricing | Hot Hardware

“I can say it’s a consumer product tomorrow because I can remove the dev kit thing, [but] the $3,000 thing is going to get in the way of it becoming a mass market consumer product. You have to reduce the price point until it’s affordable to the majority of the populous of Earth, which will […]

Switch Lacks A Pack-In Game Due To Pricing Concerns | Always Nintendo

Switch Lacks A Pack-In Game Due To Pricing Concerns | Always Nintendo

Bucking the trends of Nintendo’s last two home consoles, the Switch will not come bundled with a pack-in title. The game that many would consider a shoe-in bundled game, 1-2-Switch, will instead be sold separately for $50. In speaking to GameSpot, Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime offered that this allows consumers to choose what games they want […]

Nintendo Continues Switch Pricing Rethink in the UK | Power Up Gaming

Nintendo Continues Switch Pricing Rethink in the UK | Power Up Gaming

Shortly after reducing the recommended retail price of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in the UK following consumer criticism, Nintendo is continuing its Switch pricing realignment in the country. A number of first-party titles, including Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, 1-2-Switch and Arms, which were initially priced between £49.99 and £59.99, are now […]