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BFBC2 fastest seller of 2010

Not content with storming to the top of the UK Charts and becoming the seventh number one of the year, EA’s Battlefield: Bad Company 2 has also become the fastest selling title of the year to date. In doing so it steals that crown from this year’s previous fastest sellers …

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UK CHARTS: Bad Company 2 on target

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 has become the seventh UK number one of the year having shot straight to the top of the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track UK All Formats Top 40 on its first week of release. Last week’s chart-topper, Sony’s Heavy Rain, keeps hold of a Top Five spot, though …

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Bad Company 2 wows critics

We were already expecting Battlefield: Bad Company 2 to become the seventh UK no.1 when the charts are released next week – and the critical reception being won by EA’s shooter following the lifting of its review embargo will do nothing to hurt its chances. The game – which is …

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3.5m downloads for BFBC2 demo

The Xbox 360 and PS3 multiplayer demo for Battlefield: Bad Company 2 has been downloaded over 3.5m times since it was released by EA last month, the publisher has revealed. Since its arrival gamers have successfully slaughtered 500m times, though they’ve also revived 25m of their fellow soldiers. In addition …

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Nintendo wont rule out pre-owned move

With Sony and EA recently unveiling bold new moves to counter what publishers see as the threat posed by the pre-owned market, Nintendo has refused to rule out taking similar measures with its own products. Recent and upcoming EA releases Mass Effect 2 and Battlefield: Bad Company 2 will use …

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EA continues pre-owned assault

Following the model laid down by Mass Effect 2’s Cerberus Network, EA has confirmed that the upcoming Battlefield: Bad Company 2 will also penalise those who buy it second hand. Anyone who buys a new copy of the title will find inside a code that can be used to access …

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"BC2 is about to make serious noise"

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is about to make some serious noise” – that’s the claim of the game’s executive producer Karl Magnus Troedsson, speaking to MCV in an interview ahead of the release of DICE’s latest shooter. I couldn’t be more happy with the game – which the awesome team …

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Pre-orders soar for Battlefield BC2

Hype for Battlefield: Bad Company 2 has reached an all-time high, with EA reporting huge pre-orders for the shooter. The game is the sequel to the 2008 multiplayer hit and will arrive on March 5th on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. It’s also the first Battlefield title since last year’s …

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iPad the reaction

Now the long wait is at last over, the tech industry has been keen to share their impressions of Apple’s smartphone-netbook stopgap, the iPad – and the reactions paint a very mixed picture. Some foresee big things for iPad, with the extra screen space and five-point mutli-touch opening up a …

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EA: DICE can topple Call of Duty

In an exclusive interview with MCV, EA Europe’s senior VP Jens Uwe Intat has stated that Swedish studio DICE is one of the few developers out there capable of toppling Call of Duty from the FPS throne. "In March we will launch Battlefield: Bad Company 2, which is our first …

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