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Brand Map: Command & Conquer played 10.4 hours per week on average

Gamers play Command & Conquer titles for 10.4 hours per week on average – almost an hour more than the typical game. This week, GameVision Brand Map turns to the real-time strategy genre to take a look at one of its earliest franchises: Command & Conquer. We asked 6,724 gamers …

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Average software price up 5.4%

The average price of video games last year was 25.63. That’s an increase of 5.4 per cent year-on-year. In 2010, the average cost of games was 24.32.Specialists, generalists and indies increased prices the most, up 7.1 per centfor an average selling price of 27.01. Supermarket game prices were up 6.5 …

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And the average Vita launch game RRP is…

The average RRP of a boxed PlayStation Vita game in the UK on launch day will be 33, MCV can reveal. The news comes as Vita gets its second 44.99 RRP title in the shape of FIFA Football. It joins Sony’s own Uncharted: Golden Abyss in the full-price tier. Vita …

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Batman: Arkham City – Review Roundup

If the first few reviews to go live in the minutes that have followed the lifting of the UK Batman: Arkham City review embargo are anything to go by, then Warner Bros will next week release something very, very special. Here’s a selection of the first few round-ups: Spong – …

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Deus Ex is every bit as good as fans had hoped

Critics have been getting to grips with Square Enix’s Deus Ex: Human Revolution for over three weeks now. And at long last the embargo has lifted, allowing them to admit their admiration for what is clearly an excellent title. The Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the game are currently …

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XBLA price rises havent dented sales

Nothing is too expensive if enough people are willing to pay the price, and Microsoft says that it may not yet have found the price ceiling for titles released over Xbox Live Arcade. XBLA portfolio director Chris Charla has admitted that the average price of a title on the service …

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Metacritic: Critics must review all the sh*t

The man behind the most important games reviews site of the internet has said that the world’s games critics are neglecting their obligation to review the whole spectrum of games on the market. Destructoid reports that when asked in the A Jumps B Shoots podcast what must be done to …

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Digital gamers spend £24 a month

Gamers are spending over 20 every month on digital content. MCV’s survey into the habits and opinions of download-loving gamers showed that on average regular users of these services spend 24 on apps, virtual items, DLC, downloads and subscriptions. We surveyed 633 gamers that regularly use services like PSN, XBLA, …

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Crysis 2 reviews go live

EA’s Crysis 2 has finally arrived in the US and hits UK retail on Friday, and with the review embargo lifting last night reviewers have been heaping praise on the long awaited sequel. The game currently carries a Metacritic average of 87 per cent, making it one of the biggest …

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UK Xbox gamers spend £64 a month

On average UK Xbox 360 gamers splurge 64 a month on their hobby according to Microsoft. The format holder’s ad sales department – Microsoft Advertising – also found that 13 per cent of gamers spend more than 100 on 360 games each month. The findings were part of a survey …

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