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Entertainment stand-off: Skyfall vs Halo vs Call of Duty

Stand back Bond, Batman and Iron Man – it’s now the turn of video games to hog the spotlight. Blockbuster shooters Call of Duty and Halo are set to beat the record-breaking opening week for the new James Bond movie, Skyfall. The cinematic action romp has generated 37.2m in just …

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Master Chief conquers UK as Halo 4 tops All Formats charts

Microsoft proves the Spartan super soldier still has what it takes as Halo 4 debuts at No.1 in the UK charts. The return of Master Chief narrowly outsold the previous chart-topper, Assassin’s Creed, which settles for second place. The Ubisoft title saw its sales drop 73 per cent when compared …

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IN PICTURES: Halo 4 launch

Master Chief returned to London last night for the launch of the hotly anticipated Halo 4. Microsoft splashed its biggest outdoor budget ever on the marketing campaign, as well as a huge stunt and launch party in the heart of London. Celebrity guests such as Jonathan Ross, JLS, Dizzee Rascal …

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Tomorrow’s Halo 4 launch to conquer the UK

It will impossible to escape the launch of Halo 4 this week as the Xbox team prepares its most ambitious campaign to date. Master Chief’s latest adventure – released tomorrow (November 6th) – will be supported by the biggest out of house budget Xbox UK has ever spent on a …

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Halo 4 – where’s cheapest? (includes FREE deal)

The first UK High Street prices for Halo 4 have gone live in this morning’s national press. Retailer GAME will sell the game for 99p when customers trade-in any two games from its ongoing trade-in list. Supermarket Sainsbury’s, meanwhile is offering Halo 4 for just 32.99 when purchased with 2100 …

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Microsoft hails Halo 4 as "the biggest entertainment event of 2012"

The release of Halo 4 next Tuesday is set to make entertainment history”, according to Microsoft. It cites sources saying that the game’s release could be the biggest entertainment event of 2012”. Over 10,000 retailers across 40 countries will open their doors at midnight on Monday night to welcome the …

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Have American Express? Then complete Halo 4 on Legendary and get a free trip to E3

Leading finance company American Express has teamed up with Xbox Live for a first of its kind promo offer. American Express cardholders will be offered the opportunity to unlock content, offers and experiences by syncing their eligible Cards with Xbox Live”. Members will be able to access their AMEX presence” …

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343 Industries does the Chief proud as Halo 4 reviews land

Master Chief’s new stewards, Microsoft’s 343 Industries, has struck gold with its first Halo outing. Halo 4 reviews landed online this morning, delivering near-universal praise for the Chief’s latest adventure and likely his last outing on Xbox 360. At the time of writing the game has an impressive 91 per …

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Halo a $3bn franchise, sells 46m units

Ahead of Halo 4’s launch next week, Microsoft has revealed several figures for its blockbuster FPS franchise. For starters, the series has sold 46m copies to date since the launch of Combat Evolved in 2001 – resulting in $3bn generated across all Halo titles. Xbox Live has seen over the …

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