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GamesAid tenner raises £6,371 at MCV Awards

Thanks to the generosity of the UK games industry, last week’s GamesAid Tenner at the MCV Awards raised an incredible 6,371. Big thanks must go to Sony PlayStation, too, which matched every single 10 donated with a tenner of its own. Gamesaid Tenner fund-raising during the MCV Awards has always …

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Ubisoft expects next-gen to double previous generation uptake

The pace at which consumers will buy PS4 and Xbox One will vastly outperform what was seen with the current generation of machines. That according to Ubisoft’s senior VP of sales and marketing Tony Key, who told Games Industry he is expecting impressive things. "Our feeling is the installed base …

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SimplyGames sales nearly double

The games market may be struggling, but online indie SimplyGames has enjoyed a strong start to the year. MD Neil Muspratt reports that total sales are up by over 90 per cent year-on-year since January 1st and sales for Q4 2012 grew by 69 per cent year-on-year. We are delighted …

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Double Modern Warfare 3 XP for GAME buyers

GAME has announced what will no doubt be a very tempting offer for Call of Duty fans. Anyone who buys Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 from GAME or Gamestation following its release on November 8th will be rewarded with double XP for their first four hours of play. XP …

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Square Enix to double Deux Ex studio headcount

Japanese publisher Square Enix wants to position its Canadian studio Eidos Montreal at the very centre of its game development operations, a new report claims. Its subsidiary Eidos Montreal could grow from about 350 staff to nearly 700 if a deal with state officials is agreed, according to local business …

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Could 3DS sell 150k on day one?

With its UK launch nearly upon us, Nintendo has said that pre-orders for the 3DS are running at double the rate experienced with Wii back in 2006. A retail source has revealed to MCV that the pioneering motion-sensing home console received in the region of 65,000 pre-orders prior to its …

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Rockstar Leeds duo form new studio

Two senior developers are in the process of leaving Rockstar Leeds to kick-start their own indie development studio, Double 11. The studio’s new director, Lee Hutchinson, was one of Rockstar Leeds’ lead engineers up until the start of the new year. He had worked on a number of Rockstar iPhone …

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Sony pulls WipEout ad

An agreement between in-game ad firm Double Fusion and PS3 platform holder Sony has hit a stumbling block today with news that a new advertisement recently introduced in download-only racing title WipEout HD has been removed. The decision comes after reports that the ad has doubled loading times between tracks …

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Brutal Legends rocks on this October

Publisher EA has confirmed that Double Fine Productions’ upcoming Xbox 360 and PS3 outing Brutal Legend will be released in the UK on October 16th. The action adventure, which stars Jack Black, sees players assuming the role of rock roadie Eddie Riggs who, when knocked unconscious, emerges in a rock-themed …

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Lara Croft double pack swings onto PSP

Eidos has revealed that it is to release a new Lara Croft software bundle on PSP next week, dubbed the Tomb Raider PSP Double Pack. The SKU will include both Tomb Raider: Legend, which was first released in 2006, and Tomb Raider: Anniversary, a remake of Lara Croft’s very first …

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