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Eidos counts the millions

Ahead of the publishing of its FY07 financial results in September, Eidos has heralded the success of a number of its titles and stated its belief in the PS3. Joining Tomb Raider Anniversary in the million-seller club is free-roaming jungle romp Just Cause. Next-gen sea-battler Battlestations: Midway was also highlighted …

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Nintendo storms first half of 2007

Nintendo has had a triumphant first half of the year in Japan, selling a massive 11,119,042 titles from January 1st to June 24th. The publisher sold 8,518,718 more titles than nearest rival Capcom, which shifted 2,600,324 games during the period. The main breadwinners for Nintendo were Wii Sports, Wii Play …

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Metal Gear Solid Online confirmed

Whilst the hype for the highly anticipated Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots continues, Konami has unveiled a brand new additional to the franchise – Metal Gear Solid Online. As reported by Kotaku, the PS3 game will see up to 16 players stealthing it about in an assortment …

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Mario Party 8 back on August 3rd

After recently being taken off the shelves due to the discovery of the word ‘spastic’ in the script, Nintendo has told MCV that the Mario Party 8 will officially re-launch on August 3rd. The firm was keen to assure retail that the problem has been dealt with and will not …

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Activision topples EA in US

US publisher Activision has become the first video games publisher in a decade to better Electronic Arts and become the top grossing third party publisher for the first half of 2007 in North America. Next-Gen reports that Activision’s gross sales hit $397.8 million in the period between January and June …

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Wipeout 2097 leads PSN charge

Hot on the heels of the release of the new 1.90 firmware today, Sony is to treat owners to a broad selection of new content tomorrow, with classic PSOne racer Wipeout 2097 leading the charge. The second instalment in the futuristic racing series will be joined by a number of …

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Fourth week at the top for Potter

EA’s Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix has held on to the number one position in the ChartTrack All Formats list for the fourth week in a row, being fuelled not only by the release of the latest motion picture two weeks ago, but also by the final …

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Ahead of the GAME

GAME’s latest trading statement was spectacular enough to shoot down the wonky analysis of internet doom-mongers and their ‘High Street is dead’ rhetoric – something the specialist has become quite adept at in recent times. The stunning set of results, which recorded the 22 weeks to June 30th, showed a …

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