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Mass Effect 3 retail sales surpass $200 million

EA has revealed Mass Effect 3 has brought in over $200m in sales at retail. The company shared the figure as part of their Q4 earnings announcement earlier today. EA didn’t provide digital sales figures, and units sold for both retail and digital were also nowhere to be found in …

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EA confirms new Need for Speed and Dead Space titles for fiscal 2013

New entries to the Dead Space and Need for Speed franchises are set to arrive sometime in the current fiscal year, EA confirmed during a financial call earlier today. The games are to launch sometime prior to March 31st, 2013 (the end of fiscal 2013). More specifically, the Need for …

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Star Wars: The Old Republic down 400,000 subs, Allies update announced

The active player base for Star Wars: The Old Republic has dropped from 1.7m to 1.3m, EA revealed today in an earnings statement. The 400,000 figure marks a subscriber decline of nearly 25% for the MMO since numbers were last shared in February. EA explained in a conference call earlier …

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EA reports Q4 FY12 and FY12 financial results

EA has revealed its financial results for Q4 of fiscal 2012, as well as fiscal 2012 as a whole. EA’s total net revenue hit $1.36bn during Q4, a 24 per cent increase over the $1.09bn reported at the end of this same period in fiscal 2011. Net revenue of packaged …

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‘Rabbids Rumble’ rated by Australian Classification Board

The Australian Classification Board has rated Rabbids Rumble, unveiling the currently unannounced title. Ubisoft’s apparent latest Rabbids effort has been issued a G rating by the organization (spotted by Nintendo Life), citing ‘very mild crude humour.’ No other pertinent info, such as launch window or release platforms, was provided. Ubisoft …

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Steam top ten sellers chart: April 29 – May 5

Valve has released the latest Steam top ten sellers chart for the week ending on May 5th. Sniper Elite V2 sold well in its launch week, ending up in the runner-up position; however, this weekend’s big Arkham sale was not to be denied. Batman: Arkham City earned the top slot …

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Domain listing outs Avengers: Battle for Earth

A game tie-in for The Avengers film is on the way from Ubisoft, if the info from a recently registered domain name is to be believed. A Whois listing spotted by Fusible shows the domain name avengersbattleforearth.com was registered through brand protection company MarkMonitor by Marvel Characters, Inc. Furthermore, the …

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Dead Island GOTY Edition rated in UK

A GOTY release for Deep Silver’s Dead Island is on the way, according to the British Board of Film Classification. Siliconera spotted and screen captured a listing for the BBFC rated Dead Island: Game of the Year Edition before it was promptly removed. The listing mentions a June 30th launch …

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Levine: Bioshock film not dead

Despite having not one, but two directors walk from the Bioshock film, Irrational Games still has its sights set on seeing the project through. Speaking with Edge Magazine (via Videogamer), Irrational’s creative director Ken Levine explained while the company is busy with Bioshock Infinite’s development and upcoming release at the …

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Diablo III projected to sell 3.5 million units in 2012

With Diablo III launching later this month, analysts have begun weighing in on what the commercial reception will amount to in terms of units sold. Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia (via GI.biz) estimates the game will sell 3.5m copies in 2012 alone, and will end up moving around or beyond …

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