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Charts: Call of Duty: WWII celebrates Christmas with seventh consecutive number 1

It’ll all be over by Christmas, they said. They were wrong. Call of Duty: WWII has clutched the UK Christmas number one, and has done so comfortably after a strong showing that has seen the game selling around 50%, still, then last year’s Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, which also …

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Master Chief conquers UK as Halo 4 tops All Formats charts

Microsoft proves the Spartan super soldier still has what it takes as Halo 4 debuts at No.1 in the UK charts. The return of Master Chief narrowly outsold the previous chart-topper, Assassin’s Creed, which settles for second place. The Ubisoft title saw its sales drop 73 per cent when compared …

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Chart-Track: This is still a £1bn industry

As publishers bemoan difficult game launches, Chart-Track has warned them to stop talking down retail. In an interview with MCV following its split from UKIE, the stat-tracking firm says the trade mustn’t forget the power of boxed retail, as it still accounts for 70 per cent of the UK software …

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TV campaign pushes Art Academy to top

Nintendo’s handheld painting title Art Academy has topped the DS charts for the second successive week. The game is also at No.6 in the All Formats Top 40, having dropped one place from last week’s No.5, thanks to a widespread TV marketing campaign. Nintendo’s UK product manager for DS James …

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Deal brokered for PC download chart

It’s been a long time coming, but the UK will finally get a games download chart later this year, MCV can reveal. ELSPA has been hard at work behind the scenes over the last 12 months convincing publishers to share data and bring clarity to the scope of PC downloads. …

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UK CHARTS: StarCraft II launches at No.1

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty has debuted at No.1 in the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Charts. The Blizzard RTS was released last Tuesday, giving it a full week of sales under its belt to knock Toy Story 3, Red Dead Redemption and Dance on Broadway down one place each. …

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UK CHARTS: Crackdown 2 still soaring

Crackdown 2 holds onto the No.1 spot of the GfK Chart-Track charts for a second week. The Microsoft title held off the rise of Ubisoft’s Dance on Broadway, which jumps from fourth to second place and pushes former chart-toppers LEGO Harry Potter and Red Dead Redemption down one place each. …

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UK CHARTS: LEGO Potter still top

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 racks up a second week at the top of the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40. The game held Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption at bay, still in second place, as well as a number of new entries. Three new titles debuted in the Top …

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UK CHARTS: Red Dead undefeated

Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption has held onto the top spot of the All Formats Charts for a fifth consecutive week. The game outsold every other title this week, despite a 24 per cent drop in sales. Super Mario Galaxy 2 remains in second, although a 29 per cent drop in …

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RETAIL BIZ: Rooms tops DS charts

The UK DS charts have finally seen a change at the top as this week’s new release Rooms: The Main Building takes No.1. The top spot has alternated between Pokmon HeartGold and SoulSilver since the two games were released at the end of March, making this the first new DS …

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