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Playlogic sees $20m loss

Playlogic announced a year-on-year loss of $20.3m today for its fiscal year ending December 31st, 2009. However the publisher’s net revenues were up from the same period in its previous year increasing $9m to $11.1m – a 23 per cent rise year-on-year. It also reached an agreement with shareholders and …

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MW2 sold 12m in 2009

As part of its all-encompassing detailed report on the global video game market in 2009, GfK-ChartTrack has confirmed that Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 sold nearly 12m units worldwide last year. More precisely, the game’s total sales now stand at 11.86m units – or at least, they did …

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REPORT: UK 2009 charts

The record-breaking performance of Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and the market-commanding popularity of Nintendo’s hardware stole most of the headlines last year, but neither sold as many units or commanded as much market share as the UK’s big 2009 winner – EA. EA came top in both …

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Google revenues surge 17%

It seems that global economic slowdown has yet to reach the sunny vistas of California’s Mountain View with news that Google’s revenues enjoyed a year-on-year increase of 17 per cent for the quarter ending December 31st 2009. Total revenues hit $6.67bn for the period, up from the $5.7bn in the …

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JAPAN: Dragon Quest tops 2009 chart

Very much in keeping with Japan’s penchant for RPGs, Square Enix’s Dragon Quest IX has emerged as the best selling game of 2009 in the country with sales over 4m units throughout the year. Hot on its heels is the new Pokemon outing, sales of which hit 3.382m units and …

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NPD: MW2 claims 2009 crown

Much like its dominance in the hardware sector, Nintendo has also emerged as the big victor in 2009’s American software charts according to the latest data from NPD – though Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 emerged as the year’s most popular title. In doing so MW2 becomes the …

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NPD: Hardware sales records tumble

After what may well be looked upon as a troubled year by its own standards, Nintendo has emerged from 2009 buoyant thanks to news of record-breaking performances from the Wii and DS in North America. In December alone Wii sold an astonishing 3.8m units – just 400k short of the …

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2009 UK single format charts in full

With Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 being crowned as the best selling game of 2009 in the UK, here’s a closer look at which titles won out on each platform in the last 12 months. The numbers come courtesy of ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack. UPDATED: Lists expanded from Top Five to …

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MW2 tops 2009 UK chart

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has been named as the best selling game of 2009 in the UK – despite not hitting the market until mid-November. The news comes from ELSPA and GfK-ChartTrack’s official 2009 Charts. Other successes included EA’s FIFA series, with FIFA 10 claiming second place in …

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Halo 3 most played XBL title in 2009

Microsoft’s Major Nelson has released the 2009 Xbox Live Charts, and they show that Bungie’s Halo 3 has managed to pip Activision’s trio of popular Call of Duty titles to claim the coveted number one spot. In terms of the number of unique users logging onto Xbox Live to play …

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