Consoles

DS sales top 6m this year in US

Nintendo of America is predicting that the DS will emerge as the best selling console of the year in North America, with sales for the year to date already topping the six million mark – that equates to one machine sold every five seconds. "There’s no letup in sight," NoA’s …

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No More Heroes censored in Europe

Rising Star Games, the publisher of upcoming Wii title No More Heroes, has confirmed that that European version of the game will see the same cuts experienced by Japanese gamers when it is released over here next year. In North America, however, publisher Ubisoft has stated that the game will …

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Killzone screens land Guerilla in more controversy

Guerilla Games, the developer of hot PS3 FPS Killzone 2, has found itself embroiled in fanboy-angering controversy yet again with the admission that the screenshots it released of the game last week were doctored. When Killzone 2 was first showed off to the world at E3 2005 the world was …

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Creat Studios focusing on digital downloads

Creat Studios, the team behind PSP shooter Coded Arms: Contagion and the recent Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zombie Ninja Pro-Am, has been officially crowned as a PlayStation Network publisher and confirmed that it is looking to bring both its own titles and those of other studios to the PS3 network …

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Wii frenzy hits peak with £1000 sale

This morning’s Metro reports that Wii bundles are being sold for a more than 1000 as Christmas looms and desperate parents continue to pay over the odds for the console. While the frenzy has calmed a little – a quick look at the auction site this morning sees the consoles …

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Mario Kart Wii pencilled in for pre-summer release

Mario may be making a triple dent on the Wii charts at the moment with the success of Mario & Sonic at the Olympics, Super Mario Galaxy and Mario Party 8, but the plumber’s high-flying antics look set to receive a further boost next year with the confirmation of a …

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New Grand Theft Auto IV trailer tonight

A brand new trailer for Rockstar’s massively anticipated Grand Theft Auto IV, entitled ‘Move up, ladies’, is due to hit the virtual airwaves tonight at 8:00pm. The last time the publisher unleashed a GTAIV trailer on the internet the huge web traffic forced the company’s official site to a crushing …

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JAPAN: Strong debut for Wii Fit

If there’s one thing we should know about Nintendo it’s that its games tend to carry on selling – so a number two debut in the Japanese software charts for Nintendo’s Wii Fit can be considered an extremely strong debut. Its 261,000 week one sales were not quite enough to …

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Riccitiello: Console transition is over

John Riccitiello, the increasingly talkative CEO of the now second biggest games publisher in the world EA, has said that he believes the huge sales enjoyed by all three next-gen games consoles in the US through Thanksgiving proves that the transition to the next generation of consoles is now over. …

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