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Could MW2 price drop further still?

It’s already the most competitive price war the UK games industry has ever seen, but the most dramatic could yet be to follow as the High Street prepares for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 to be released at midnight tonight. Sainsbury’s is currently leading the price charge by chopping …

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Ministers debate game violence

Video games violence and the economic worth of the UK games industry took centre stage at a heated debate in the House of Commons this afternoon, as Labour MP Tom Watson took it on himself to defend the sector from the types of accusations regularly thrown around by the press. …

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Street date struggle for Modern Warfare 2

Though UK entertainment chains seem to be holding firm, retailer GameStop has admitted that it knowingly broke the street date and sold Modern Warfare 2 early at some of its North American branches over the weekend. GameStop made the decision to break street date and sell reserved copies of Call …

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Modern Warfare 2 price roundup

Remember the anger expressed by gamers when Activision announced that it was going to charge 54.99 for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 back in July? Well forget it – from midnight tonight gamers will be able to pick up the anticipated FPS for a fraction of the RRP. Sainsbury’s …

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Modern Warfare 2 for £26

At the beginning of October Tesco took the lead in the video games price war by slashing EA’s FIFA 10 to an astonishing 24.97, but this time it’s Sainsbury’s turn to lead the charge by slashing the RRP of Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. From midnight tonight the …

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First MW2 pre-orders arrive

With the global release of Modern Warfare 2 still four days away the very first legitimately bought copies of Activision’s shooter have begun landing on doormats – and it appears to be customers of The Hut who have got lucky. We are dedicated to getting products to customers on release,” …

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Watch new MW2 trailer here

Make no mistake about it – in marketing terms we are at Defcon 1 as Activision ramps up the hype for next Tuesday’s global release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. The latest move in this mindshare onslaught is a brand new HD trailer for the game which – …

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HMV calms Modern Warfare concerns

A mid-week release, the postal strikes – all the ingredients are there for a street-date break on Activision’s Modern Warfare 2, but retailer HMV has quashed rumours that it had been the first to move. On Tuesday many HMV customers who had pre-ordered the game received emails from the retailer …

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IW: Wii cant deliver on our goals

Infinity Ward has ruled out development on Nintendo’s Wii console after stating that the platform cannot meet the studio’s ambitions. As part of a wider interview with Develop, Infinity Ward community manager Robert Bowling implied that the Wii’s humble hardware specs are at odds with the studio’s aim to deliver …

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IW snubbed ridiculous MW2 budget

The studio behind this year’s biggest game was offered a ridiculous” development budget from the world’s biggest publisher; a budget big enough for the team to politely decline. In the first half of an extensive interview with Develop, Infinity Ward community manager Robert Bowling revealed the extent in which Activision …

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