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UK CHARTS: Aliens vs Predator takes No.1

Sega’s Aliens vs Predator has taken the top spot of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 in its first week, dethroning BioShock 2 after only one week. The game is now the fastest-selling title of 2010 so far – another honour it seizes from BioShock 2, which saw sales …

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Global games decline measured at 8%

The world’s three biggest retail markets for video games saw a combined decline of eight per cent in sales last year according to a new report. A new Top Global Markets report from NPD, GfK-ChartTrack and Famitsu – which integrates data from USA, UK and Japan – shows the downtown …

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UK CHARTS: Just Dance triumphs again

Just Dance is once again victorious, holding onto the top spot of the charts for the second week in a row. Having toppled Call Of Duty last week in the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40, Ubisoft’s surprise hit maintained its position at No.1 and fended off a potential return …

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2009 UK sales numbers show single-format stats

As part of its announcement today talking about 2009’s down-but-not-disastrous UK software sales, ELSPA and GfK-CharTrack have revealed format-specific data. Nintendo Wii ‘stormed the field’ with software sales of over 18 million units in the UK – meaning it is still number one software format in terms of units sold. …

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UK games market down in ’09

The official figures from GfK-ChartTrack are in – and the UK games market’s total value for 2009 was down on 2008, but the sector still managed to generate billions in revenue. ELSPA has today revealed that official data pegs the annual sales figures for the UK games market pegs total …

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Modern Warfare 2 is UK’s Christmas No.1

There’s been no Rage Against The Machine-style upset in the video game charts, as Modern Warfare 2 easily takes 2009’s Christmas No. 1 spot in the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack Top 40. The record-breaking FPSwas the runaway favourite to take the Christmas crown, and betting agency Paddy Power even started paying out …

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Wii hits six million in the UK

Nintendo’s Wii has become the fastest-selling home console in the history of the UK, surpassing six million sales after just three years on the market. According to GfK-ChartTrack upweighted data, the console hit the milestone in week 48 this year – exactly two years and 51 weeks after it went …

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UK CHARTS: Modern Warfare 2 marches to No.1

There was never any question, but this morning’s All Formats weekly games chart confirms that Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is the best-selling game of the week. The title also took the No.1 spot in the PS3 and Xbox 360 charts. You can read the full ELSPA/GfK-ChartTrack weekly rankings …

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UK CHARTS: Wii Fit Plus takes No.1

In the most competitive release week of the year so far, Nintendo’s Wii Fit Plus has seized the number one position, according to this morning’s weekly games charts. The fitness title fended off competition from 41 different games and franchises, such as Dragon Age: Origins, Ghostbusters, Band Hero, Ratchet & …

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LGC 09: UK PC chart to include download sales from 2010

ChartTrack director Dorian Bloch has this evening revealed that the firm will start including PC download sales in its charts from the start of 2010. "From the start of next year, whoever is ready to contribute data, be they publisher or digital distributor will be able to come on board …

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