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Modern Warfare 2 DLC makes £25m

It looks like the 1200 Microsoft Point gamble paid off. Activision’s first piece of DLC for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, dubbed the Stimulus Package, has netted around 25m since it was released Microsoft has announced that the DLC has been downloaded from Xbox Live over 2.5m times since …

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Sony gives PSPgo an Easter boost

A routine Bank Holiday sale or an effort to encourage struggling hardware sales – call it what you want, but PSPgo owners old and new will be greeted with some significant discounts the next time they log into the PSN Store. Several high-profile titles have seen their prices slashed on …

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3.5m downloads for BFBC2 demo

The Xbox 360 and PS3 multiplayer demo for Battlefield: Bad Company 2 has been downloaded over 3.5m times since it was released by EA last month, the publisher has revealed. Since its arrival gamers have successfully slaughtered 500m times, though they’ve also revived 25m of their fellow soldiers. In addition …

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Koller hints at PS2 games on PSN

Platform holder Sony has for the first time spoken openly about the prospect of PS2 games being offered as digital downloads via the PlayStation Network. MCV exclusively revealed in September of last year that Sony was already talking to third parties about plans to bring the PS2 back-catalogue to PSN, …

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Apple App Store downloads hit 3bn

Worldwide iPhone and iPod touch users have download over 3 billion Apps in the 18 months since the App Store opened to the public. "Three billion applications downloaded in less than 18 months – this is like nothing we’ve ever seen before," said Apple CEO Steve Jobs. "The revolutionary App …

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Play.com plots games download service

Play.com will sell video game downloads in the near future, the firm has told MCV. The online retail giant already offers music downloads, and will add books, movies and games to that line-up – but the company wouldn’t give a launch date for the new service. Downloads will be the …

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Physical media extinction inevitable

A cocktail of strong debate and sparkling wit was the outcome of sister site Develop’s first ever Jury Service feature, which resulted in a near-unanimous verdict that physical content is now on borrowed time. If you look at the model adopted by the music industry, it is getting rarer and …

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US: PS3 sales up 70% in October

In news that may well mark the moment that PS3 finally turned the corner, Sony has announced that North American sales of the console for October are up 70 per cent compared to the same month in 2008. Also significantly up year-on-year are downloads from PSN, with October seeing more …

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Direct2Drive celebrates 5th birthday

Digital download portal Direct2Drive is celebrating its fifth birthday by offering a number of high-profile PC titles for just 5 in a limited-time five-week promotion. Each week throughout the period carries a specific theme, with categories to date including ‘strategy’, ‘action’, ‘MMO’ and ‘indie games’. The final week, which will …

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