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Nintendo unveils DSi

Nintendo has officially revealed its new DS SKU, the DSi. The new console, which MCV yesterday exclusively confirmed would be revealed, is similar in design to the DS Lite, but features two cameras, larger screens, improved speakers, and an SD memory card slot. The machine is also 12 per cent …

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Shaun White and Rayman dated

Ubisoft has announced that Shaun White Snowboarding and Rayman Raving Rabbids TV will hit retail on November 14th. Shaun White Snowboarding was a part of Nintendo’s E3 showcase in July, and will be released on Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PS2 and PC. The PS2 edition will arrive a little …

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UK CHARTS: Force Unleashed clings to No. 1

The top of the ChartTrack/ELSPA Top 40 remains the same this week, as Star Wars: The Force Unleashed holds onto the No. 1 spot for the second week in a row. Wii Fit is also a non-mover in second place, having enjoyed a 75 per cent rise in sales, with …

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Crash and Spyro set for Christmas

Mega-publisher Activision Blizzard has revealed that Crash: Mind Over Mutant will hit retail on October 31st, and The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon will arrive on November 21st. Both titles had disappeared off release schedules following the merger between Vivendi and Activision, but it has now been confirmed …

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Nintendo unveils new DS bundles

As the countdown to Christmas continues, Nintendo has unveiled a series of new DS bundles designed to appeal to the whole family. Each pack is set to hit retail across Europe in time for the Christmas period, with the following five bundles set for the UK next month: – White …

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US: 360 tops PS3 in August hardware sales

Microsoft’s Xbox 360 has edged out Sony’s PS3 in the US during August, shifting 195,400 units compared to its rival 185,200 PS3s. However, both platforms were eclipsed by the DS (518,300 units), Wii (453,000) and Sony’s PSP (253,000). "The PSP and PS3 systems achieved the greatest percentage gain of all …

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Full PES 2009 details revealed

Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 will be released on October 17th for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC – and comes complete with a fully-licensed UEFA Champions League mode, MCV can reveal. Konami has also fired a warning shot at rival EA, insisting that Pro Evolution Soccer is still far superior …

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Morrisons constantly looking at new promotions

UK supermarket chain Morrisons has made its intentions for the video game space clear, terming its games offering ‘very important’ after slashing the price of big-name new releases like Tiger Woods to just 15. The deals were advertised in the national press, and are set to last until September 14th. …

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Call of Duty: World at War gets UK date

Following yesterday’s US announcement , Activision Blizzard has announced that Call of Duty: World at War will deploy at UK retail on November 14th on Xbox 360, PC, Wii, DS, PS2 and PlayStation 3. The game marks a return to WWII for the franchise, and multiplayer betas are due to …

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Far Cry 2 release date confirmed

Ubisoft has announced that Far Cry 2 will be released on October 24th on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. Alongside the usual game, a special collectors edition will also be available and will contain an exclusive wooden box, the Far Cry 2 game, a limited edition t-shirt, an art …

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