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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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Battlefield 3 in production for three years

Battlefield 3 has been in production for three years, according to ex-DICE Canada’s studio manager Fredrik Liliegren. He told Gaming Union: I know what DICE were talking about on the PC side for Battlefield 3, and they haven’t announced any of that yet, after three years.” Liliegren has previously worked …

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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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RETAIL BIZ: Battlefield Bad Company 2

Click here to access the RetailBiz Previews section for an in-depth look at some of the key releases heading to retail. This week, we take up arms for EA’s Battlefield: Bad Company 2. The long-running franchise returns to consoles once more in an aggressive bid to redefine the modern military …

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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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XBLA revenues hit $100m in 09

An annual report from Forecasting and Analysing Digital Entertainment (FADE) claims that Microsoft’s Xbox Live Arcade download service generated revenues in excess of $100m in 2009 – a new record for the digital outlet. More precisely, FADE reckons XBLA made $103.4m worldwide in 2009, representing a 34 per cent year-on-year …

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