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God of War PSP will miss Christmas

The PSP version of God of War: Chains of Olympus has slipped and will now go on sale in the US on March 4th 2008, missing out on the lucrative Christmas buying period. It was hoped that the title would be a potential PSP driver over the period, judging by …

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SPANISH CHARTS: No Shocks here as 2K title is top seller

Over in Spain Bioshock’s worldwide success rumbles on, as does Pokemon Diamond on DS, which claims second spot. There’s also an impressive start for Microsoft RPG Blue Dragon, which comes in at three, and movie licence Ratatouille on DS, which charts at 4. Nintendo’s Brain training products also continue to …

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GERMAN CHARTS: Guild Wars Eyes up number one spot

Fellow PC title Bioshock comes in second, ahead of DS trio Pokemon Diamond, More Brain Training and Brain Training in a PS and DS-heavy chart. Other formats don’t get a look in until Bioshock on 360 at 8, followed by Wii Play and FIFA ’07 on PS2. So, the full …

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AUSSIE CHARTS: Bioshock holds firm at No.1

The Xbox 360 SKU of Bioshock remains top of the Australian all formats chart this week, with the PC version also sitting pretty in fifth. Sony’s Singstar 90s also enjoys two separate entries, with the basic game in second and the microphone bundle taking fourth spot. Elsewhere, it’s a good …

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Sony teams up with Future Plus

SCE has commissioned publisher Future Plus to produce a high end brochure for the PS3, as the format holder ramps up its marketing for the Christmas buying period. 250,000 copies of the 60-page perfect bound brochure will be distributed at retailers and transport across the UK. It will be divided …

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Japanese hardware sales take a knock

Hardware sales in Japan have taken a downturn for the week ending September 2nd – the PS3 being the only exception with a marginal boost, shifting 18,068 units. The DS sold less than 100,000 units during the week for the first time this year, reported Games Industry . Its 94,339 …

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BBC content coming to Xbox Live?

Microsoft is in discussions with the BBC to bring the Corporation’s programmes to Xbox Live. According to The Times , Ross Honey, senior director for media at Microsoft’s content and partner strategy group, confirmed the company had spoken to the BBC and several other European media companies. We are working …

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Sony games phone coming in Feb?

Whispers that the handset manufacturer might be planning a device based around gaming functions have been circulating for years, especially after the success of its Cyber-shot imaging range and Walkman music family. There’s been feverish speculation that the company is working on a PlayStation-branded phone – and insiders suggest this …

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Call Of Duty Beta goes live at Gamespot

Activision is celebrating after promotion of the multiplayer Beta for Call Of Duty 4: Modern Warfare on both Eurogamer.net and Game.co.uk led to more than 10,000 applications for keys. The Beta is now set to launch on Gamespot , which the publisher hopes will produce another surge in demand”. Senior …

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Segas The Club delayed until 2008

Much-anticipated Sega title The Club will miss the Christmas release window, after the publisher admitted that its release has slipped until next year. The 360, PS3 and PC action title, which was developed by Project Gotham creators Bizarre Creations, was previously due for release at the end of this year. …

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