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DOWNLOAD CHARTS: Football Manager scores big

Football Manager 2008 has topped the Metaboli Download to Own top ten, edging out rival Championship Manager 2008 into second place. Elsewhere, new releases Dawn of War: Soulstorm and Frontlines: Fuel of War sit in fourth and sixth respectively, whereas The Witcher makes it to third. Metaboli’s On Demand charts, …

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Sony: Web sales will rule by 2018

Sony Computer Entertainment UK MD Ray Maguire has predicted that 90 per cent of games sales will be taking place online in ten years’ time. Speaking at an ELSPA press conference with Dr Tanya Byron last week, Maguire read out his concerns with recommendations in the Byron Review – focusing …

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Atari not prepared to give up on boxed product business

Atari’s UK managing director Jeremy Wigmore has told MCV that the company still has great faith in its boxed product business – despite all of the media speculation surrounding Phil Harrison ‘s new online project. Ever since their respective appointments at the firm, Harrison and new Infogrames CEO David Gardner …

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Capcom to Plunder digital downloads

Publisher Capcom plans to increase its focus on the digital download market with the launch of new IP Plunder. The firm’s digital output began in 2006 with the release of Street Fighter II Hyper Fighting, and it released Rocketman: Axis of Evil only last week. However Capcom’s senior European marketing …

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PEGI reveals upcoming PSN releases

There may have been a few complaints about the perceived lack of new content appearing on Sony’s PS3 network PSN as of late, but a list on European ratings board PEGI’s website reveals a number of titles are on the way. The one that caught MCV’s eye was Vib Ribbon, …

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GTA IV downloads this autumn

Keen to publicise what is still believed to be an exclusive deal, Microsoft has stated that Rockstar’s downloadable content for upcoming title Grand Theft Auto IV will not arrive until the autumn. Grand Theft Auto IV will be released on Xbox 360 and PS3 on April 29th, and could yet …

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Paramount signs up to Xbox Live Video Store

Microsoft has announced that it has struck a deal with major US movie studio Paramount that will see a number of new films available to download via Xbox Live. The Xbox Live Video Store, which finally launched in Europe just before Christmas, allows users to download movies that are accessible …

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Amazon to enter game downloads market?

Online shopping giant Amazon.com has hinted at its plans to develop a mechanism for electronic game distribution in an online job advertisment. The ad states that the company is looking for a full-time software development engineer to join the ‘Software and Video Games Digital Technology team’. To read the story …

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EA to launch own PC download site

Electronic Arts is preparing to offer its PC consumers the chance to download games from its own digital store. The publisher has launched a viral marketing campaign to promote the new portal. The video opens by with a wooden EA-branded box and the promise that: ‘Something BIG is about to …

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