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US: No More Heroes HD is PS3 only

The HD re-make of No More Heroes will be a PS3 exclusive in the US, publisher Konami has confirmed. No More Heroes: Heroes’ Paradise is a 720p revamp of the original 2008 Wii title and has already been released on both PS3 and Xbox 360 in Japan. However, in the …

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Sony confirms PSPgo price cut

Platform holder Sony has at last moved to cut the price of the digital-only PSPgo. Reuters reports that the company will cut $50 from the price of the console in North America this month, bringing its RRP down to $199. Furthermore, the Japanese market is to see an even greater …

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Halo Reach tops US 2010 chart

With just over two months to go before the games industry waves goodbye to 2010, new numbers from US sales tracker NPD shows that for the year-to-date Microsoft’s Xbox 360 exclusive Halo Reach is the best-selling game in the region. Bungie’s shooter enjoyed sales of 3.3m in its launch month …

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No Europe for Layton Vs Wright

Exciting 3DS crossover Professor Layton Vs Ace Attorney is currently only scheduled to be released in the Japanese market, co-developer Capcom has revealed. The game was announced by Japanese powerhouse Level-5 yesterday and will bring together the popular handheld IPs of Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. I’m both …

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US: Halo Reach sells 3.3m

In addition to the huge success it enjoyed with its Xbox 360 hardware in the US in September, Microsoft also dominated the software charts thanks to the release of sci-fi shooter Halo: Reach. NPD numbers show that the game sold 3.3m units in total in the US, becoming only the …

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World Cup games boost annual FIFA sales

With folk already paying out every year for annual updates to the FIFA series, some have argued that summer releases of licensed titles for the World Cup and European Championships are a bit overkill. But sales numbers suggest otherwise.I wondered that as well, because this is my first go round …

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Blu-ray in 17% of US households

After its now long-forgotten turbulent arrival on the global marketplace, Blu-ray has finally hit its stride and established itself in 17 per cent of North American homes. Home Media reports that the number of Blu-ray players in homes in the region has doubled since 2008. It means one in five …

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Halo Reach sells 300k in UK on day one

MCV can reveal that 300,000 copies of Microsoft’s Halo Reach were sold in the game’s first 24 hours on sale in the UK. This already puts Halo Reach at number ten in the all-time UK weekly sales league table, leaving it in prime position to climb the listings through to …

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Killzone 3 gets concrete date

The American PlayStation blog has issued the first solid release date for Killzone 3 – February 22nd 2010. Previously Sony had only confirmed a February arrival for the game, which is the third in the series first debuted by Amsterdam-based developer Guerrilla Games on the PS2 back in November 2004. …

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Yakuza 4 confirmed for Europe

Sega has confirmed that Yakuza 4 will be released in western markets in spring of next year – around 12 months after it first hit Japanese retail. Four is a very powerful number,” the European Sega blog reads. In this particular instalment as not only will you experience the gritty …

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