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Read our exclusive interviews with Nintendo, Sony and Rovio in this week’s MCV

This week’s MCV isnow available to download– and it features blockbuster interviews with Nintendo’s Shelly Pearce and Sony’s entire UK senior management team. Also in this edition is an exclusive chat with Rovio’s EVP of games, to discuss how Angry Birds Star Wars came to be. We’ve listed the contents …

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UK CHARTS: FIFA 13 holds on to No1; Resident Evil 6 debuts in 2nd

EA’s FIFA 13 has clung on to the UK top spot, despite a 72 per cent week-on-week drop in sales. The latest figures from UKIE and GfK Chart-Track show that Capcom’s Resident Evil 6 managed second place in its first week, although it becomes the fourth biggest release of the …

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MCV Investigates: How FIFA conquered the UK

FIFA 13 is not just the fastest-selling game in the EA Sports series to date – it is also the most profitable. In just two days, the game sold over 1.23m copies in the UK alone. That’s an increase of 27 per cent over last year’s record-breaking FIFA 12. FIFA …

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FIFA 13 sells 4.5m in five days – making it year’s biggest game yet

This week’s million-selling UK superhit continues to impress on the global stage. EA last night announced that FIFA 13 has now sold 4.5 million copies worldwide. In just five days. By EA’s reasoning that makes it the ‘biggest video game of 2012’, and so far that’s not wrong. (We’re sure …

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UK CHARTS: Million-selling FIFA 13 is No.1

There’s claiming the UK No.1. Then there’s claiming the UK No.1. EA’s FIFA 13 is not only top of the charts, but it sold an incredible one million plus copies in its first week according to the UKIE Charts, compiled by GfK Chart-Track. It’s not the first game to do …

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FIFA 13 smashes series’ American sales records

As it goes on sale in the UK this morning, EA has announced a record-breaking debut for FIFA 13 in North America. The publisher estimates that the Xbox 360 and PS3 SKUs between them sold 353,000 – a 42 per cent year-on-year increase. The game was also released for Wii, …

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UPDATED: FIFA 13 price roundup – where’s cheapest

It’s one of the biggest video game retail highlights of the year. And today we should find out how far retailers are willing to go to secure their day one marketshare. Hundreds of retailers will be opening their doors at midnight tonight to welcome the arrival of the game and …

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GAME enlists Premiership footballers for FIFA 13 launch

Newcastle and West Ham fans are in for a treat. The UK’s leading video games retailer GAME has revealed that both clubs will be lending one of their top stars for the launch of FIFA 13, which finally arrives in the UK tomorrow. Newcastle’s Metre Centre GAME store will from …

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FIFA 13 demo downloaded 4.6m times

The anticipation could hardly be any bigger ahead of the release of FIFA 13 this Friday. EA has revealed that the FIFA 13 demo it released has been downloaded a staggering 4.6m times. That’s an EA Sports record, and it’s also a rise of 42 per cent compared to the …

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GAME OF THE DAY: FIFA 13

FIFA 12 was one of the best video games ever made. And improving on it must have been a nightmare. But it’s a challenge that the EA Canada team has most definitely risen to. On the face of it, FIFA 13 appears very similar to its predecessor. The game modes …

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