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MCV’s 12 Games of Christmas supplement returns next month

If you want to know how to maximise your opportunity at retail this Q4, MCV’s 12 Games of Christmas has the answer. Returning after a successful debut last year, the 12 Games of Christmas supplement will be published alongside the November 13th issue of MCV and available via the website. …

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MCV’s 12 Games of Christmas: Halo: The Master Chief Collection

For the Halo fanatics out there, the next 12 months promises to be one of – if not the – most exciting years in the franchise’s history. There’s a TV series backed by Steven Spielberg, an entirely separate online live-action series called Halo: Nightfall produced by Ridley Scott, the highly …

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MCV’s 12 Games of Christmas: Super Smash Bros

This is the big one for Nintendo this Christmas. Super Smash Bros – for those that have lived under a rock – sees iconic Nintendo characters kick seven bells out of each other. Featuring video game legends such as Mario, Link, Donkey Kong, Pikachu and Kirby, the game is filled …

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MCV’s 12 Games of Christmas: Far Cry 4

Far Cry was always a popular IP, but it rose to new heights with the excellent Far Cry 3, which has shifted around 10m units globally. Now the series is coming to new platforms in Far Cry 4, which is one of this Christmas’ biggest video game launches. The critics …

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MCV’s 12 Games of Christmas: Grand Theft Auto V

Last year’s Grand Theft Auto V was the fastest-selling video game of all time in the UK and worldwide. It’s been such a hit that GTA V has overtaken Call of Duty: Black Ops to become the best-selling video game of all time in the UK. One of the highest-rated …

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MCV’s 12 Games of Christmas: Destiny

When Bungie decided to give up on its world conquering Halo franchise and build something completely new, we all thought it was mad. But they were wrong. Teaming up with publishing behemoth Activision, Bungie has just created yet another video game giant in Destiny. Just a few days after launch, …

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MCV’s 12 Games of Christmas: Disney Infinity 2.0

Kids can go on adventures and build their own worlds in Disney Infinity, which was a real hit when the franchise first arrived in 2013. Featuring a host of iconic Disney characters – from Mickey Mouse to Captain Jack Sparrow – the original title has sold through 3m units. This …

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MCV’s 12 Games of Christmas: Dragon Age: Inquisition

The first game in the Dragon Age series (2009’s Dragon Age: Origins) was so popular that at the time it eclipsed even the iconic Mass Effect series in sales, shifting more than 3.2 million units. The role-playing franchise returned in 2011 for Dragon Age II which, although successful commercially and …

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MCV’s 12 Games of Christmas: Minecraft

There’s only one statistic that you need to know about the scale and popularity of Minecraft – Microsoft spent $2.5bn buying it. Since its full lauch on PC in 2011, the game has been sold to 54m gamers globally, making the construction title the biggest video game of all time. …

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MCV’s 12 Games of Christmas: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

Last year on 3DS, Nintendo breathed new life into its hit Pokmon IP with X and Y. With new visuals, new monsters and a compelling story, the game managed to attract young fans whilst also delighting older ones with a series of nostalgic elements, including returning monsters from the very …

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