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UK CHARTS: Resident Evil 5 sits tight

All is as it was at the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 this week as Capcom’s action shooter Resident Evil 5 and Nintendo’s fitness sensation Wii Fit cling on to first and second spots respectively. Further success comes for Capcom in the shape of Street Fighter …

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RE5 beats Bono as gaming tops entertainment battle

Gaming’s position atop of the UK entertainment hierarchy was given a serious boost last week as strong sales of Capcom’s chart-topping Resident Evil 5 saw gaming streak ahead of both music and film. Stats from Verdict research show that last weekend RE5 outsold every item in the UK singles charts …

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Resident Evil 5 ships 4 million

Resident Evil 5 was already a safe bet to top the UK charts later today, and more good news for the title comes with Capcom confirming that it has shipped 4m copies of the titles worldwide. The game sold a hearty 400,000 copies in Japan in its opening week, and …

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BBFC dismisses Resident Evil 5 racism concerns

UK ratings body the BBFC has rubbished the persistent claims that Capcom’s upcoming next-gen survival horror title Resident Evil 5 contains scenes of racism. Kikizo contacted the organisation regarding a scene where a white blonde woman is seen being dragged by the hair by one of the native zombified residents …

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Limited Edition red 360 confirmed

Microsoft has confirmed the ongoing rumours that it is to launch a new red Xbox 360 console as part of a Limited Edition Resident Evil 5 console bundle alongside the release of Capcom’s game on March 13th. The pack includes a red console and wireless controller, as well as a …

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Resi 5 demo sails past 1m downloads

Microsoft has confirmed that the recently released playable demo for Capcom’s massively hyped survival horror sequel Resident Evil 5 has been downloaded 1.8m times by European and North American gamers. The demo was first released on January 26th, though was available exclusively to Xbox Live Gold members until January 29th, …

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JAPAN: 360 to get Resi 5 bundle

Platform holder Microsoft has announced that the upcoming release of Capcom’s Resident Evil 5 will be accompanied by an Xbox 360 hardware bundle including the game in Japan. The Xbox 360 Biohazard 5 Pack (as the series is known in the region) will include the console, a 60GB hard drive, …

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Modern Warfare 2 heads Activisions 2009 lineup

US publisher Activision-Blizzard has revealed a number of its key titles for the upcoming year, including confirmation of exactly what form the next Call of Duty will assume. A presentation at a conference held by in-game ads firm Massive revealed that Infinity Ward’s next shooter will be a direct sequel …

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Resident Evil 5 special editions unveiled

Capcom’s Japanese website has revealed the various special editions of Resident Evil 5, which offer console-specific extras for consumers looking to buy more than the standard package. The translation by Adriasang.com reveals that the PS3 version includes a special making-of video extra, apparently professionally produced by ‘Hollywood staff’. The documentary …

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Resi creator: "I won’t play RE5"

Shinji Mikami, the original creator of Capcom’s Resident Evil franchise, has admitted that he won’t be playing the upcoming fifth addition to the series as he claims it would make him angry” if it isn’t as he would like. MCV’s sister site Develop has the full story – click here …

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