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Ladbrokes tipping MW2 for Xmas no.1

With fellow bookie Paddy Power having already paid out on what it believes is Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’s victory in this year’s battle for the Christmas number one crown, Ladbrokes has now added that Activision’s shooter is almost certain to win the battle. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare …

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US: MW2 tops 2009 best-sellers list

Sales tracker NPD has released its 2009 software sales chart for North America and, unsurprisingly, it’s Activision Blizzard’s world-conquering Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 that tops the pile. With sales of 4.2m, the Xbox 360 version currently stands as the best selling game in North America for the year-to-date …

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UK CHARTS: MW2 still top

It’s five weeks and counting now for Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 as the record-breaking shooter beds in ahead of the key Christmas listings in the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40. You can read the full Top 40 – as well as single-format charts – in MCV’s …

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Paddy Power paying out on MW2

Though the Christmas number one won’t be announced for another couple of weeks, betting agency Paddy Power has announced that it is paying out on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 being the victor. Well, in reality Paddy Power’s press release states that they’re paying out on Call of Duty …

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JAPAN: No Russian edited in MW2

Ahead of its release in the territory tomorrow, it has been revealed that the notorious ‘No Russian’ airport massacre level in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has been edited for the Japanese release, according to Kotaku. Whilst the level is still included in the release, players will now automatically …

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MW2 tops Time 2009 list

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has been named as the best game of 2009 by US magazine Time, which praised it for its raw, riveting military action”. Other titles to do well in the list include Eidos’ Batman: Arkham Asylum, Activision’s DJ Hero, 2K Games’ Borderlands and Nintendo’s New …

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UK CHARTS: MW2 spends fourth week at the top

Activision’s record-breaking Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has claimed its fourth consecutive number one in the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40. It does so despite a seven per cent drop in sales – and despite the advances of EA’s resurgent FIFA 10 which enjoys a 24 per cent …

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Trade called to back War Child campaign

Activision has called on the games industry to get behind its GAME For Good Modern Warfare 2 charity push. The firm is trying to encourage a million Modern Warfare 2 owners onto Xbox Live this weekend (Saturday December 5th and Sunday December 6th). A huge flux of online players will …

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MOH gunning for COD

It doesn’t take a genius to figure out the inspiration behind EA’s decision to set the next Medal of Honor title in the modern day – and boss John Riccitiello has now openly spoke about his desire to topple Activision’s Call of Duty from atop of the FPS hierarchy. I’m …

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UK CHARTS: MW2 holds on to top spot

It’s as you were at the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 this week with Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 spending its third week at the top of the listings despite a 32 per cent week-on-week drop in sales. You can read the full Top …

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