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Xbox One sells 150k units in 48 hours in UK

Xbox One sells 150k units in 48 hours in UK

Microsoft’s Xbox One sold around 150k units in its first 48 hours in the UK, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2013 at 11:16AM in News
Xbox One doubles 360's week one UK sales; Forza 5 highest placed exclusive in charts

Xbox One doubles 360's week one UK sales; Forza 5 highest placed exclusive in charts

Microsoft’s brand new Xbox One claimed 80% of the UK’s total hardware sales last week, doubling the week one sales of Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2013 at 9:27AM in News
Vita/PS4 'Ultimate' bundle in-bound this year

Vita/PS4 'Ultimate' bundle in-bound this year

It’s not all about PS4 this Christmas for Sony, with the firm throwing £2.5m behind Vita, too.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 22nd 2013 at 11:28AM in News
Brooker's Channel 4 video games special gets dated

Brooker's Channel 4 video games special gets dated

Channel 4 has revealed when Charlie Brooker’s new one-off video games special will be aired in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 11:55AM in News

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Call of Duty: Ghosts claims its second UK No.1

Call of Duty: Ghosts claims its second UK No.1

Activision’s latest shooter Call of Duty: Ghosts has topped the GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 for the second week in a row.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 9:40AM in News
FilesTube and TorrentReactor among 21 blocked websites in the UK

FilesTube and TorrentReactor among 21 blocked websites in the UK

The British courts have ordered ISPs to block a further 21 websites accused to sharing illegal material.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2013 at 10:54AM in News
10,000 retailers ready to open doors for Xbox One

10,000 retailers ready to open doors for Xbox One

Microsoft has said that over 10,000 retailers across the globe will be opening their doors for the launch of Xbox One on November 22nd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2013 at 2:56PM in News
Activision hails 'astounding' retail for Call of Duty: Ghosts launch

Activision hails 'astounding' retail for Call of Duty: Ghosts launch

Publisher Activision has praised retail for their ‘first class’ support of Call of Duty: Ghosts, as over 2,000 stores opened at midnight last week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 11th 2013 at 12:00PM in News

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Sony embarks on 'biggest PlayStation launch campaign in history'

Sony embarks on 'biggest PlayStation launch campaign in history'

It may already be sold out at most stores but Sony is still spending more money than ever has on promoting the PlayStation 4.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 8th 2013 at 9:20AM in News
Ubisoft reveals PS4 Assassin's Creed IV bundle

Ubisoft reveals PS4 Assassin's Creed IV bundle

Gamers will be able to pick up a PS4 bundled with Assassin’s Creed IV when the console launches in the UK on November 29th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2013 at 9:47AM in News
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag beats Battlefield 4 to No.1

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag beats Battlefield 4 to No.1

Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag has won this week’s heated race to claim the UKIE GfK Chart-Track UK No.1 spot.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2013 at 9:04AM in News
Exclusive: The UK PC download charts

Exclusive: The UK PC download charts

UKIE's digital charts project has taken huge strides this year, with more data than ever so that we now have a semi-accurate picture of the UK PC download market.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 31st 2013 at 11:53AM in News

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PC now the UK's fastest growing games platform

PC now the UK's fastest growing games platform

Next-gen consoles finally have a competitor to be fearful of – the PC.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 31st 2013 at 10:27AM in News
Activision to host star-studded Call of Duty: Ghosts launch

Activision to host star-studded Call of Duty: Ghosts launch

It's almost Call of Duty time, and Activision is planning a star-studded launch party to celebrate.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Oct 30th 2013 at 12:17PM in News
All 264 Blockbuster stores to continue trading as buyer is sought

All 264 Blockbuster stores to continue trading as buyer is sought

Blockbuster has said that all of its 264 UK stores will continue trading for the time being while a buyer for the chain is sought.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 1:48PM in News
Sainsbury's regains UK No.2 position in supermarket race

Sainsbury's regains UK No.2 position in supermarket race

Asda has fallen to third in the UK supermarket race.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2013 at 3:37PM in News

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Tesco claims a third of Grand Theft Auto V's total spend in UK

Tesco claims a third of Grand Theft Auto V's total spend in UK

A third of all the money spent on Grand Theft Auto V in the UK in its first two weeks on sale in the UK was spent at Tesco.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2013 at 11:17AM in News
Who needs sleep? Trio of midnight launches on the way for GAME staff

Who needs sleep? Trio of midnight launches on the way for GAME staff

Spare a thought for the hard-working staff of UK retailer GAME who face a very busy eight days.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2013 at 10:53AM in News
Pacman and the Ghostly Adventures set for UK debut

Pacman and the Ghostly Adventures set for UK debut

The latest adventures of Pacman are due to arrive in the UK next year.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Oct 28th 2013 at 10:04AM in News
The Wii lives on in America

The Wii lives on in America

Nintendo has confirmed that American retail will continue to be supplied with Wii consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2013 at 3:15PM in News
£250 Titanfall Collector's Edition is GAME exclusive

£250 Titanfall Collector's Edition is GAME exclusive

GAME has been named as the exclusive stockist of the Titanfall Collector’s Edition in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2013 at 11:37AM in News
How retail made Skylanders

How retail made Skylanders

In his first interview as Activision’s UK MD, Roy Stackhouse speaks to MCV about the success of Skylanders, the launch of Swap Force and why the franchise will live on ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 22nd 2013 at 1:15PM in News
Warface now available in Europe and America

Warface now available in Europe and America

Crytek’s free-to-play PC browser FPS Warface is now available in Europe and America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2013 at 1:29PM in News
Puzzle & Dragons finally arrives in the UK

Puzzle & Dragons finally arrives in the UK

One of the most successful video games of recent times is finally available on iOS in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 9:35AM in News
A further 27,638 UK shops to close and 164 retail business to fold by 2018 - report

A further 27,638 UK shops to close and 164 retail business to fold by 2018 - report

Powa Technologies – an ecommerce provider, it should be noted – has issued a damning prediction for the future of the British High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2013 at 3:44PM in News