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Posts tagged “price rises”

Crypto-miners bought 3m graphics cards in 2017, but gaming still dominates

In these dark days of graphics card price hikes and crypto mining this and currency mining that, it's easy to think that the powers that be have forgotten about us gaming folk and are simply concerning with making sure those pesky coin plunderers continue to line their respective pockets. As it turns out, a new report from US data and marketing firm Jon Peddie Research suggests that gaming, not mining, is…

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How to avoid Vive’s VR subscription price hike

For the five of you that own an HTC Vive, I've got some bad news for you. At the end of March, the price of HTC's Viveport subscription service is going up. In the UK, £6.99/month will become £8.99/month on March 22nd, with a similar price increase taking place across all 60+ countries where Viveport's available. Fortunately, there's an easy way to avoid it if you've yet to…

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Bought an AMD Ryzen Vega APU from Newegg this week? You could be in for a partial refund

Earlier this week, AMD's new Ryzen APUs with built-in Vega graphics - the Ryzen 3 2200G and the Ryzen 5 2400G - finally went on sale for $99 and $169 apiece. That's how much AMD said they would cost and most retailers, lo and behold, have been selling them for those exact amounts. Newegg, however, haven't been playing ball this week, as their initial prices for the pair of…

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Paradox reverting recent regional price increases

Paradox Interactive, the gang behind games including Crusader Kings and Hearts of Iron, have pledged to undo their recent increases to regional prices across much of the world. While many of the price rises were minor, others were huge. For example, the price of Stellaris in Russia went from 699₽ to 1199₽. Paradox had said the increases were "to make our prices match the purchasing…

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Prices Rising? Modern Warfare 2 For £40

As you'll have heard, there's a game called Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 coming out this Christmas. A game that's expected to be so huge that other publishers are hiding their games in cupboards until it goes away. Even publisher Activision doesn't want to launch its own games against it. But there's one country where consumers might be a little surprised when it comes…

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