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31 EA titles sell more than a million

31 EA titles sell more than a million

EA has stated that 31 of its titles sold more than a million copies in the last 12 months – an improvement on the 27 1m+ sellers the firm published ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2009 at 11:11AM in News
Annual EA losses pass $1bn

Annual EA losses pass $1bn

North American based publisher EA has reported a GAAP net loss of $1.088bn for the year ending March 31st 2009 – an increase of over 100 per cent compared to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2009 at 10:32AM in News
UK CHARTS: Wii Fit equals Nintendo record

UK CHARTS: Wii Fit equals Nintendo record

Having claimed the top spot in the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All formats Top 40 yet again this week, Wii Fit has now set a new UK charts record at Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2009 at 11:19AM in News
UK CHARTS: Resi 5 equals series’ record

UK CHARTS: Resi 5 equals series’ record

Capcom’s Xbox 360 and PS3 survival horror shooter Resident Evil 5 has matched the previous best chart performance for a title in the series following it’s third week at the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2009 at 5:08PM in News

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83 DS titles pass a million units

83 DS titles pass a million units

Cumulative sales of Nintendo’s original DS, DS Lite and DSi have now passed the 100m units sales mark globally, the platform holder has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2009 at 12:18PM in News
RETAIL BIZ: Empire Total War smashes series’ records

RETAIL BIZ: Empire Total War smashes series’ records

The triumph of Sega’s Empire: Total War at the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 yesterday marks the most successful debut in the history of the Total ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2009 at 10:27AM in News
Codemasters outlines Formula One vision

Codemasters outlines Formula One vision

After omitting the game from its big 2009 announcements last month, publisher Codemasters has told MCV of its plans for its upcoming Formula One title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2009 at 10:37AM in News
New Tesco store takes on tech rivals

New Tesco store takes on tech rivals

Tesco has opened its first Superstore branded outlet at the flagship retail development Liverpool One, with the supermarket going head-to-head with other city-centre non-food retailers like Currys.digital and Carphone Warehouse.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2009 at 2:04PM in News

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Ladbrokes backs COD for Xmas number one

Ladbrokes backs COD for Xmas number one

UK bookmaker Ladbrokes and partner ELSPA have unveiled the official contenders for this year’s title of Christmas Number One Game, and has named Activision Blizzard’s Call of Duty: World at ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2008 at 1:53PM in News
JAPAN: DSi sells half a million

JAPAN: DSi sells half a million

Though European gamers still have no idea when Nintendo’s third generation DS handheld will arrive on continental soil, the DSi has enjoyed a great start in Japan with a solid ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2008 at 10:38AM in News
JAPAN: GTA IV officially trumps LBP

JAPAN: GTA IV officially trumps LBP

Following recent unsubstantiated day one sales claims from VGChartz, official Media Create figures have shown a convincing week one sales victory for Grand Theft Auto IV following its release ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2008 at 10:35AM in News
Call of Duty gets bookies' nod for Xmas no.1

Call of Duty gets bookies' nod for Xmas no.1

Online betting site Paddy Power has released its odds on the race for the coveted Christmas number one game – and has sensibly backed Activision-Blizzard’s upcoming Call of Duty: World ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2008 at 3:57PM in News

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UK CHARTS: Fallout smashes Oblivion sales

UK CHARTS: Fallout smashes Oblivion sales

Bethesda’s Fallout 3 has blown away the sales impact of its direct predecessor, Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, with the Xbox 360 version selling 57 per cent more copies than the ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2008 at 10:06AM in News
GTA IV topples LittleBigPlanet in Japan

GTA IV topples LittleBigPlanet in Japan

Though the stats have yet to be officially validated, online sales tracker VGChartz is reporting that Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto IV has thoroughly outsold Sony’s LittleBigPlanet in the pair’s first ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2008 at 4:43PM in News
Peter Moore: Hard drive killed first Xbox

Peter Moore: Hard drive killed first Xbox

In the third part of The Guardian’s recent interview with current EA Sports boss and former Sega and Microsoft gaming head Peter Moore, the charismatic figure has admitted that the ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2008 at 12:05PM in News
Spore Creature Creator hits 1m

Spore Creature Creator hits 1m

The full blooded release of universe-sim Spore might still be over two months away, but the popularity of EA’s taster package Spore Creature Creator suggests that interest in the title ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2008 at 11:03AM in News

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Need for Speed Undercover... uncovered

Need for Speed Undercover... uncovered

Speaking at the William Blair & Company Growth Stock Conference in Chicago yesterday, EA CEO John Riccitiello announced that the next instalment in its popular street racing series Need for ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2008 at 2:59PM in News