Tag Archives: 2010

THQ focuses on core market in 2010

THQ has signed the rights to a new Russian-made FPS – as it bids to grow its core gamer audience in the next 12 months. Metro 2033, by Russia’s 4A Games, rounds out a trio of titles in key genres due for release at the start of next year. The …

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UK CHARTS: FM2010 triumphs

There are many certainties in football – Didier Drogba will score goals, Shay Given will save penalties and Rafael Benitez will always sub off his main goal threat. To that list of certainties you can also add that a new Football manager title will always debut in top spot in …

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Sega reveals Redknapp prize

Ahead of the release of Football Manager 2010 this Friday, publisher Sega and retailer GAME have lifted the lid on a competition backed by current Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp. Anyone who buys the title from the retailer this Friday and uses their GAME Reward Card will be entered into …

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New faces join ELSPA board

Video games body ELSPA has cemented its board line-up for the 12 months ahead, with some new faces joining the industry’s most established faces at the recent AGM. Andy Payne of Mastertronic is set to serve another year as ELSPA chairman, whilst Nintendo’s UK boss David Yarnton remains vice chairman …

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PES 2010 shines on PS3

Though the Xbox 360 traditionally enjoys the greater share of multiplatform title sales, the PS3 has emerged as the clear platform of choice for Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer. The PS3 version of PES 2010, which was released last Friday, accounted for 66 per cent of the game’s overall sales, with …

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3m copies of PES 2010 shipped

Publisher Konami has revealed that it has shipped over 3m copies of Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 to retail in preparation for today’s long-awaited release. PES 2010 is Konami’s largest release of the year, and we cannot stress the gratitude for all the input from the enormous PES fan base,” Konami’s …

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EA Sports: FIFA has triumphed

EA has claimed that FIFA is the ‘undisputed’ No.1 football game on the market – after this year’s iteration surpassed a million UK sales in less than three weeks. FIFA 10 celebrated its third week at No.1 in the ELSPA/GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Chart on Monday – holding off major new …

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Free DLC coming to PES 2010

As retail prepares for tomorrow’s release of Pro Evolution Soccer 2010, Konami has pledged to support the title with free downloadable content going forwards. We really appreciate your help making the best PES yet and we hope you’ll continue to give us great feedback,” the game’s production team stated on …

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More Hero discs due next year

The CEO of Guitar Hero has confirmed to MCV that retailers can expect more disc-based releases for its music games in 2010. In an exclusive interview, Activision’s music game boss Dan Rosensweig said retailers can expect more Guitar Hero, DJ Hero and Band Hero games next year – but perhaps …

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Blur delayed until 2010

As many had expected, publisher Activision Blizzard has officially delayed its upcoming racer Blur, with the racer now scheduled for release some time in 2010. Blur is Bizarre Creation’s first title since it was acquired by Activision, leaving behind both its affiliation with Microsoft and the rights to the Project …

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